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Woodside vs. Menlo-Atherton (Oct 11, 2022)

M-A Freshman Scarlett Shenk has a high scoring six goals in the Varsity team win vs. Woodside. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Staley.)
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Sprinting, jumping and record breaking: Zach Fagin does it all
Friday, December 9, 2022, 9:31 pm | Talon, Los Altos High School
With just two seasons of intensive track experience, senior Zach Fagin is already dominating the sport. Not only has his performance in the long and high jumps sent him to the CCS finals twice, but last year he took down the school record for the 100 meter dash, dipping under 11 seconds for the first... Read More >>
Girls Field Hockey Season Recap
Friday, December 9, 2022, 3:02 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Paly girls field hockey season has come to a bittersweet end. Their first game, out of league, was a decisive victory, and they won 13-1. Senior Anna Wingard felt this signified that the season was off to a strong start.  “We started our season off pretty well, we won our first non-league game … which... Read More >>
Kicking Controversies Around the World Cup
Thursday, December 8, 2022, 2:46 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
As the World Cup progresses, FIFA has been under scrutiny for their decision-making, starting with their choice to have Qatar host. Viewers worldwide took issue with the country’s human rights... Read More >>
Added Protection or False Security: Football Tests New Guardian Caps to Prevent Concussions
Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 1:44 pm | Coat of Arms, Menlo School
The varsity and JV football programs used new padded shells for the first time this season during practices in an attempt to reduce the risk of head injuries. The protective headgear was optional for all players but was highly recommended by the coaches.  These “Guardian Caps” shot up in popularity after they made their first... Read More >>
Scoreboard

Girls Water Polo:
Menlo - Atherton 15, Carlmont 4, Oct 12, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 10, Woodside 4, Oct 11, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 10, Woodside 4, Oct 11, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 5, Hillsdale 4, Oct 6, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Carlmont 8, Woodside 6, Oct 4, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo Atherton 19, Aragon 1, Oct 3, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Gunn 8, Menlo-Atherton 4, Oct 1, 2022
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

Paly boys soccer defeats Leland high school 4-1.
Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 1:42 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
On December 7th the Paly boy’s soccer team defeated Leland high school 4-1. The overall energy and communication were through the roof during the duration of the game.  “We played really well as a team front to back, controlled the game the whole time, and were really good in attack tonight,” senior Rhys Foote said.... Read More >>
Boys soccer honors teammate fighting cancer in first game
Monday, December 5, 2022, 8:54 pm | Paly Voice, Palo Alto High School
Huddled in the team’s media suite, coach Rusty Millard goes over strategy for the boys soccer team’s first game against Menlo-Atherton. A video taken at the meeting shows his marker furiously flying and scribbling out on the board while explaining plays, he wraps up with a note about having strong celebrations after goals. Just as... Read More >>
Girls Soccer Cruise to 3-0 Win Over Sacred Heart
Monday, December 5, 2022, 2:24 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
This past Thursday night, the girls soccer team cruised to a 3-0 win over the Sacred Heart Gators. In just the second game of the season, the M-A team chemistry... Read More >>
Boys Soccer Falls to Palo Alto 2-1 in Tough Loss
Sunday, December 4, 2022, 12:35 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
“It’s not the result we wanted, but I think the boys played with a lot of heart. And we look forward to the rest of the season,” is what senior... Read More >>
Paly football falls to Santa Teresa 30-20
Saturday, December 3, 2022, 6:24 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly football team fell to Santa Teresa 30-20 at Palo Alto High School on Friday night in the CIF Regional Championships, ending their CCS winning season. The game was tight throughout, with Paly holding a 13-10 lead going into halftime. In his last game as a Viking, Jack Newman (‘23) starred, making impressive plays... Read More >>