OAKS REPORT . . . The Menlo College football team scored twice in the fourth quarter, but the late rally fell short and the Oaks dropped a 24-19 decision to host University of Wisconsin-Stout on Friday in the season opener for both teams. Senior Kyle Mosby scored on a 2-yard pass from freshman quarterback Tony Rehn and Matt Truscott caught a 29-yard touchdown pass from Rehn with just over a minutes to play. Menlo travels to Chapman for a game on Saturday . . . The Menlo College men's soccer team split a pair of matches, beating Cascade, 3-0, on Monday as Kristian Hagen scored one goal and assisted on the two other goals. Martin Saravia and Roberto Parada also scored for the Oaks (1-1), who host George Fox University on Friday at 4 p.m. Menlo lost, 2-1, to Northwest on Saturday. Gus Lopez scored for the Oaks . . . The Menlo College women's soccer team won twice to open the season. Senior Pamela Ralston scored early for the Oaks (2-0) and the defense did the rest. Menlo beat Cascade, 1-0, on Monday with Megan Finney scoring on an assist from Natalie Hull. Menlo hosts Cal Baptist on Thursday at 4 p.m. . . . The Menlo College women's volleyball team finished 1-4 at the William Jessup Invitational, which kicked off the season. The Oaks' lone win was a 30-22, 20-23, 19-30, 26-30, 15-9 decision over Benedictine University on Saturday. Deborah Bekowies recorded double figures in kills in all five matches, including a career-high 20 in Menlo's 30-28, 30-26, 31-29 loss to Oregon Tech. Christa Hewett averaged 11.8 digs per match for the Oaks, who opened the Cal Pac Conference season on Tuesday against Pacific Union.
OF LOCAL NOTE . . . Pinewood volleyball player Audrey Proulx of Atherton is keeping busy these days, and not just on the court. Proulx, a setter on the Panthers' varsity, took a day off from that sport Sunday to play golf at Tilden Park Golf Course in Berkeley. Good decision. The 15-year-old wound up registering a hole-in-one on the 201-yard, par-3 seventh hole. She accomplished the career shot with a 4-hybrid while playing in a California Junior Tour event . . . Mary McCormick, the office manager at Midtown Natural Health, recently placed second at an international horse vaulting event in Germany after winning a title at the U.S. National Championships in Denver.
COACHING CORNER . . . Menlo School is looking for a varsity girls' softball coach for the 2008 spring season. Those interested can e-mail cover letter and resume to AD Craig Schoof at email@example.com, or by mail to Schoof, Menlo School, 50 Valparaiso Ave., Atherton, 94027.