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SPORTS: Palo Alto sends its top athletes off to college

 

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Posted by VBall fan
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Feb 4, 2011 at 12:22 pm

Also Trina Ohms will play volleyball at Penn, and Megan Coleman will play volleyball at Claremont College. They are also members of Paly's first volleyball state championship squad.


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Posted by wow
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Feb 4, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Understandable that some athletes might have been missed but omitting the Megan and Trina from Paly's girls volleyball state championship team is a major O.


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Posted by By the way
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 5, 2011 at 7:24 am

Do not forget to celebrate those who manage to stay alive this school year. They also need to be recognized not just the high achievers.


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Posted by palo alto mom
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Feb 6, 2011 at 10:02 am

This was about the kids who were signing a national letter of intent on Wednesday, there are many other athletes who will play college sports that will be honored later in the year (like Megan and Trina).

To By the way - lets celebrate this accomplishment without snide remarks.


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Posted by Paul Losch
a resident of Community Center
on Feb 6, 2011 at 11:37 am

Quidditch (from the Harry Potter book series) has become extremly popular for this cohort of college-age students. It clearly is only intramural, but there are inter-collegiate competitions, and there was a national tournament in NYC in the fall semester, drawing teams from all over the country.

Palo Alto does appear to have this year an exceptionally strong cadre of world class athletes. Congratulations and accolades are well deserved.

The good news for other students entering college who have skill sets outside of highly competetive athletics, there will be Quidditch.


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Posted by Karen
a resident of Fairmeadow
on Feb 6, 2011 at 1:46 pm

"Do not forget to celebrate those who manage to stay alive this school year."

What a defeatist and depressing statement. I fear for those kids who are raised by such adults. The Child and Protective services should remove kids from such families, for the safety of the kids.


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Posted by GTitan
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 7, 2011 at 3:34 pm

Typical paloaltoonline.com coverage. Should just rename this site palysportsonline.com

Not sure if Gunn has ever had a similar signing day hoopla, but if there was I hope it would be covered.

Yes, paly has better sports but just to let you all know there are sports going on at Gunn High School. I would love to log on here once in a while and read about the Gunn Titans.

Shame on paloaltoonline.com.


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Posted by palo alto mom
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Feb 7, 2011 at 5:12 pm

G Titan

I believe this is an annual event organized by volunteers, as was the Parade. No one is stopping Gunn parents from organizing any kind of event promoting the accomplishments of their students. Don't complain unless you are willing to put in the time.


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