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Paly grad Chryst discusses Stanford quarterback situation

Keller Chryst, a redshirt sophomore at Stanford, didn't have far to go to college. Chryst, a 2014 graduate of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Paly Mom, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 162 Views


Sacred Heart Prep looks to repeat winning football formula

It's been an incredible run for the Sacred Heart Prep football program the last four years. The Gators have won four consecutive...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mike, 6 hours ago | 7 comments | 1039 Views


Stanford football program stays fresh on and off the field

Several improvements to the Stanford football program have been implemented for this season, including: three new 8K Solutions...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by dennis, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 1122 Views


Gunn grad Fisher wraps up versatile college career

==BI Of local note== Gunn High grad Graham Fisher ('12) finished out his NCAA Division III career as perhaps the most versatile...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by john edwards, on Aug 23, 2016 at 1:50 am | 1 comment | 1135 Views


Palo Alto seeks a quick return to football glory days

Kids growing up in Palo Alto in 2010 when the Palo Alto High football team won a state championship didn't have to go far...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2016
Last comment by Play football team 2010, on Aug 20, 2016 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 1998 Views


Stanford women sink Navy in soccer season opener

Alana Cook and Michelle Xiao each scored a goal and the Stanford women's soccer team opened the season with a 2-1 nonconference...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2016
Last comment by robyn, on Aug 20, 2016 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 596 Views


Local divers show they are among the best in the country

Stanford diving's Francesca Noviello earned the 12-13 girls 1-meter championship at the AT&T USA Diving National Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by Coach, on Aug 13, 2016 at 1:11 am | 1 comment | 690 Views


Stanford's Manuel grabs her own gold, Olympic record

Stanford sophomore Simone Manuel went 52.70, an Olympic record, to tie Canada's Penny Oleksiak Penny Oleksiak for the gold...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Supply & Demand, on Aug 12, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1830 Views


NBC Olympic Coverage - How are they doing?

Searching through the internet, I have yet to find any satisfaction with NBC coverage of the Olympics. From no live broadcast...

Original post made by Brit on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Aug 11, 2016 at 10:06 am | 25 comments | 4057 Views


Gunn named top national boys swimming team in Class III

When Gunn High won the Central Coast Section boys swimming championship in May, there was no doubting what a momentous achievement...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Aug 11, 2016 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 1666 Views


EJ Floreal switching from basketball to track at Kentucky

Former Palo Alto High standout EJ Floreal announced Tuesday he will join the University of Kentucky track and field team....

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by TLM, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 1046 Views


List of local athletes, coaches, administrators, media involved with Rio Olympics

The list of athletes, coaches, administrators and media personnel with local connections at the 2016 Rio Olympics: ==B Basketball...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Gwen, on Aug 9, 2016 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 1125 Views


Ledecky swims to world record at Rio Olympics

It could be the first of many. As in both gold medals and world records. Stanford incoming freshman Katie Ledecky, a teenage...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Aug 8, 2016 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 924 Views


A golden opportunity for Team USA men's volleyball team

Three Stanford grads, all with ties to an NCAA championship, will be representing the United States at the 2016 Rio Olympics...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2016
Last comment by Robby, on Aug 7, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1570 Views


San Jose State getting its track and field groove back

Glenn Reeves, Palo Alto Weekly's Associate Sports Editor, loves sports and track and field in particular. A San Jose State...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by SJSU Spartan, on Aug 5, 2016 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 959 Views


Palo Alto's Zhang looks to bring home a medal from Rio

If it wasn't for a certain laundry room at Stanford University, Lily Zhang, the highest-ranked women's table tennis player...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 3, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 5951 Views


Stanford dominates final three quarters to win 16-U girls title

The Stanford 16-U A girls water polo team went scoreless in the first quarter Sunday in the Junior Olympic Gold Division...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Spectator , on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1863 Views


East Palo Alto's McGee places second in shot put at national meet

==BI Of local note == East Palo Alto Greyhounds Leilani McGee placed second nationally in the 8U girls shot put at the USATF...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Sports spectator, on Aug 2, 2016 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1208 Views


Bill Green was more than just a remarkable sprinter

Bill Green's life went by just too fast, nearly as quick as he was at Cubberley High when he blazed to a reputation as one...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Dwayne Green, on Aug 2, 2016 at 4:59 am | 14 comments | 9992 Views


For ex-Stanford player Markisha Coleman, basketball is still central

Markisha Coleman remains immersed in basketball, as a player, a coach, a mentor and volunteer. Playing in the San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by André Rivers, on Jul 30, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1350 Views
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