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STUNT Season Recap
Wednesday, May 17, 2023, 3:02 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Photo courtesy of Lea SantiniThe Paly STUNT team wrapped up their first season competing in the SCVAL league, where they competed in tournaments against different teams in the area every week.    The STUNT team had been preparing for the season since the beginning of sideline season in August, and have practiced consistently every week to prepare.    “I’m... Read More >>
Girls Swimming Season Recap
Wednesday, May 17, 2023, 2:19 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The girl’s swimming season ended in success as they placed third in CCS and shined at States. Three of the four members at States were sophomores although everyone excelled during their races and the girls ended in 11th place.    The pre-season started out with consistent dedication and regular practices. The morning and afternoon practices... Read More >>
Boys Upperclassmen of the Year
Wednesday, May 17, 2023, 1:35 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Senior Asher Friedman is the honorable mention for upperclassmen of the year. He plays soccer and lacrosse, and is also committed to play lacrosse at Oberlin.  Friedman starred on the soccer team this year as a center mid. Against Los Altos in the final game of the regular season, Friedman scored a goal in the... Read More >>
Varsity girls softball beats Wilcox High School 3–2 on senior night
Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 10:40 pm | Talon, Los Altos High School
The Los Altos High School varsity softball team is on a roll, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Riding a two-game win streak, the team’s 3–2 senior night win over the Wilcox High School Chargers last Tuesday was a microcosm of an up-and-down season for the Eagles. With the victory, the 13–9... Read More >>
Scoreboard

Boys Basketball:
San Ramon Valley 59, Sacred Heart Prep 57, Mar 2, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 63, Folsom 62, Feb 28, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Riordan 61, Sacred Heart Prep 44, Feb 22, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 60, Menlo-Atherton 59, Feb 17, 2023
Boys Basketball:
The King's Academy 53, Sacred Heart Prep 49, Feb 14, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 60, Menlo School 49, Feb 10, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 85, Pinewood 54, Feb 7, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 80, Sequoia 35, Feb 4, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Priory 50, Sacred Heart Prep 43, Feb 3, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 62, Crystal Springs 34, Jan 31, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 63, Justin-Siena 47, Jan 28, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 47, King's Academy 39, Jan 27, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 85, Half Moon Bay 61, Jan 25, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 81, Harker 42, Jan 24, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 61, Menlo School 59, Jan 20, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Palo Alto 50, Los Altos 44, Jan 18, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 82, Stuart Hall 47, Jan 14, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 62, Priory 56, Jan 12, 2023
Boys Wrestling:
Menlo-Atherton 42, Hillsdale 15, Jan 12, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 52, Menlo-Atherton 51, Jan 7, 2023
Girls Basketball:
Sequoia 43, Menlo School 34, Jan 6, 2023
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

Varsity boys baseball fall to Gunn High School 9–8 in 9-inning nail biter
Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 4:58 pm | Talon, Los Altos High School
Mistakes got the better of the Los Altos High School varsity baseball team in their 9–8 loss against the Gunn High School Titans last Wednesday. While the defeat extends the team’s losing streak to three games, the 13–11 Eagles still hold the second place spot in league standings. That advantage provides just a narrow margin... Read More >>
Paly Girls Swimming Shines at States
Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 1:34 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly Girls swim team capped off their season at CIF State Championships which took place at Clovis West High School last weekend. The meet was extremely competitive, but the Paly girls managed to score significantly more than the group they sent last year. Sophomore Llew Ladomirak swam a solid individual 200 freestyle, however the... Read More >>
Softball Team Beats South San Francisco to Win League Title
Monday, May 15, 2023, 2:26 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
On Friday afternoon the softball team beat the South San Francisco Warriors 13-5 to steal the PAL league title.  The Bears got rolling early offensively after senior outfielder Hannah Blunt hit a two-run home run in the first inning, giving M-A an early 2-1 lead. Their momentum continued into the second inning with junior Dani Koo hitting a home run of her own, contributing to a 7-2 lead. Dani Koo and Blunt both played crucial parts in the Bears’ win, tallying four runs batted in each. The M-A defense paved the way for the Bears’ dominance all game, with Dani Read More >>
Baseball Team Wins Big on Senior Night
Sunday, May 14, 2023, 2:25 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
Photo credits Erica Gould and John Diepenbrock On Friday afternoon, the baseball team dominated the Aragon Dons and showed off their senior class to win their last home league game of the season. The Bears had just come off from clinching the Peninsula Bay League Championship – their first since 1964.  Prior to the game, there was a ceremony with the seniors and their families, and all of the active seniors got an opportunity to play in the game.  Junior catcher Trevor Heinz said, “The seniors bring so much energy to every single game and practice, you see it here, Read More >>
Players of Pride Hall: Emily Burt
Sunday, May 14, 2023, 1:26 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
“My biggest accomplishment for the Stanford Tennis team was winning the National Championships my senior year, in 1997,” said M-A ‘93 alumnus Emily Burt. “With Stanford Soccer, we did quite well as a team by reaching the Final Four in my freshman year, the Elite 8 the next year, and individually I had a particularly good senior season with 17 goals scored.” Burt was a dual sport athlete at M-A and Stanford, and later a professional soccer player. She now works at Raptive, in the Online Advertising department. Burt was inducted into the M-A Hall of Fame in 2002 for Read More >>
Seniors Reflect on Their Baseball Experience
Saturday, May 13, 2023, 10:33 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
This Friday at 4 p.m. the varsity Bears played their baseball senior night. As the year comes to a close, the seniors reflected on their experience this year, and on their greater baseball experience, as for many of them, this is their last year of school baseball.  Q: Why did you start playing baseball? A: Outfielder Davis Phillips said, “I started playing baseball just because my dad played it in high school, and it was his sport, and my older brother was playing it. When he was out practicing in the front yard, I would just join him and then Read More >>