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Carlmont vs. Menlo-Atherton (Sep 26, 2022)

M-A Varsity goalie Lexie Nelson masterfully blocks shots in the third quarter by Carlmont. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Staley.)
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Paly Cross Country SCVAL #2 Results and Photos of all Schools
Thursday, October 6, 2022, 6:23 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Boys Varsity cross country won Tuesday evening at the Crystal Springs course. Girls varsity placed second and had their top three finishers placing second, third, and fourth. JV Boys tied for fourth, JV Girls came in second, and the Frosh/Soph boys won their race. See the link below for photos of all runners by Malcolm... Read More >>
A final goodbye to the queen of the court
Thursday, October 6, 2022, 4:28 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Keira Schultz (’26) | October 7, 2022 After twenty-seven years of playing professional tennis, Serena Williams retired after losing to Ajla Tomijanovic in the third round of the 2022 U.S. Open.... Read More >>
The unparalleled Ultimate Frisbee club
Thursday, October 6, 2022, 4:09 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Ridhima Vakkalagadda (’24) | October 7, 2022 The Saint Francis Ultimate Frisbee club may be one of many clubs on campus, but it is a unique and awesome group for all... Read More >>
Bay Area sports standings following several key trades
Thursday, October 6, 2022, 4:03 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Arav Bansal (’26) | October 7, 2022 Bay Area athletics is very exciting. One team or another keeps Californians on their feet for an entire season at a time–just last year,... Read More >>
Scoreboard

Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 5, Hillsdale 4, today
Boys Water Polo:
Carlmont 8, Woodside 6, Tuesday
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo Atherton 19, Aragon 1, Monday
Girls Water Polo:
Gunn 8, Menlo-Atherton 4, Saturday
Boys Football:
Homestead 14, Palo Alto 10, Sep 30, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Los Altos 14, Menlo-Atherton 5, Sep 30, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 8, Aragon 6, Sep 28, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Burlingame 8, Menlo- Atherton 5, Sep 28, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 18, Terra Nova 4, Sep 26, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 14, Carlmont 3, Sep 26, 2022
Boys Football:
Menlo 18, Palo Alto 0, Sep 24, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 7, Menlo-Atherton 5, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Gunn 10, Palo Alto 7, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Volleyball:
Los Gatos 3, Palo Alto 1, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Golf:
Monte Vista 208, Palo Alto 239, Sep 21, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Hillsdale 9, Woodside 6, Sep 20, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Palo Alto 11, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 17, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 17, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Football:
Freedom (Oakley, CA) 38, Menlo School 14, Sep 16, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 12, Los Altos 9, Sep 15, 2022
Girls Volleyball:
Palo Alto 3, Gunn 2, Sep 15, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Castilleja 8, Palo Alto 7, Sep 14, 2022
Girls Golf:
Palo Alto 227, Lynbrook 234, Sep 14, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 16, Homestead 8, Sep 13, 2022

Men’s water polo takes on WCAL uncertainty
Thursday, October 6, 2022, 4:00 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Boladale Erogbogbo (’23) and Anusha Jain (’25)| October 7, 2022 Saint Francis High School was named Cal-Hi sports’s 2021-2022 state school of the year following its dominant records in Men’s and... Read More >>
Bears Lose to Half Moon Bay in League Opener
Thursday, October 6, 2022, 1:25 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
Photo credits to Bob Dahlberg On Friday night, the Bears fell to the Half Moon Bay Cougars in their first league match of the Bay... Read More >>
Field Hockey Loses to Saint Francis 3-0
Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 8:53 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Varsity girl’s field hockey lost against Saint Francis on Tuesday with a final score of 3-0. Despite this loss, the girls feel as if they played better as a team.   “This game, we were able to implement some techniques we had been working on at practice and identifying in our film,” midfielder Ella Bishop... Read More >>
Vikings fall to Mustangs in intense homecoming match
Sunday, October 2, 2022, 12:05 am | Paly Voice, Palo Alto High School
After an early injury to its quarterback and a devastating last-second collapse, the Palo Alto High School varsity football team (0-1) fell Friday night to the Homestead Mustangs (1-0), 10-14, at the Vikings’ annual Homecoming game and first league game. The match was also a crucial test of new sportsmanship rules for Paly spectators following... Read More >>
Paly football falls to Homestead in Homecoming game 14-10
Saturday, October 1, 2022, 5:32 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly football team fell to Homestead 14-10 at Palo Alto High School on Friday night in Paly’s Homecoming game.  Paly’s offense took a major blow when starting quarterback Declan Packer (‘24) would leave with an injury during the first drive.  “Not having a backup [quarterback] really changed the way we ran things offensively,” tight... Read More >>
Paly girls water polo beats Castilleja 6-4, making program history
Thursday, September 29, 2022, 8:27 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Paly girls water polo made program history beating Castilleja 6-4 for the first time ever Thursday night.  After narrowly falling to Castilleja 6-7 the previous matchup, the Vikings entered the game looking to come back and redeem themselves.  “They’ve historically been a very strong team, qualifying for Open division the last few years,” said senior... Read More >>