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Sports - August 13, 2010

Sports Shorts

CARDINAL CORNER. . . Stanford senior defender Bobby Warsawwas named to the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy Watch List, presented to college soccer's top male and female players. Stanford grad and current volunteer assistant Kelley O'Harawon the award, along with Akron's Teal Bunbury, last year. The Stanford women's team has three representatives on the watch list: senior forwardChristen Press, sophomore midfielder Moriah Noguiera and sophomore defender Rachel Quon. . . . The Stanford women's volleyball team was picked to win the Pac-10 by a vote of conference coaches. The Cardinal received six of a possible nine first-place votes, while USC and Washington followed in the voting.

BASEBALL CLINIC WITH THE LAW . . . Ravenswood High grad Rudy Law will be making an appearance at Jack Russell Park in East Palo Alto on Saturday, at 10 a.m. for a youth baseball clinic and Meet-and-Greet session, sponsored by East Palo Alto T-Ball Pitching Machine. Law spent seven years in the major leagues with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals. He was second in the American League with 77 stolen bases (to Rickey Henderson's 108) in 1983 while with the White Sox. He was 21st in the MVP voting that season and hit .389 in the ALCS.

BAYLANDS SUMMER RUN . . . The Baylands Summer Run will be held Saturday, August 21, for the benefit of the Palo Alto Community Child Care. The trail weaves through the marshland on the outskirts of Palo Alto and is open to both recreational and competitive runners. The course is flat and smooth and can be run at either the 5 or 10 kilometer distances. A percentage of every race registration will be donated to PACCC. For more information, visit the website at

COACH OPENINGS . . . Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo-Atherton are looking for some coaches for the upcoming school year. Sacred Heart needs a girls JV head tennis coach and boys JV head tennis coach. Interested applicants please contact AD Frank Rodriguez at 473-4031 or via email at Menlo-Atherton is looking for a girls' varsity golf coach and a boys' frosh-soph soccer coach. Those interested in the positions should contact Mary Podesta at


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