Peninsula Prep Sports

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MVHS victorious against Santa Clara in second meet of the season
Thursday, March 17, 2022, 10:27 pm | Oracle, Mountain View High School
Tons of swimmers swarm all sides of the pool inside and outside of the practice lanes, chatting with friends and family in the stands as they wait for their events. Their chatter is every so often interrupted with a strong chant of “Go! Go! Go!” as they watch their teammates power through their events. MVHS’s... Read More >>
Women’s Varsity Soccer Team concludes season with pride
Thursday, March 17, 2022, 4:55 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Katherine Winton (’25) | March 21, 2022 This past soccer season has been quite the ride, with some losses, a few ties, and many more wins. Starting with a tournament at... Read More >>
Dance Team searches for new talent
Thursday, March 17, 2022, 9:31 am | Paw Print, Woodside High School
The dance team performs high-energy, self-choreographed dances at football and basketball games, rallies, and more. If you want to be part of a team that lifts school spirit alongside other dancers, join the current team and other prospective teammates in the dance room (G-18) on March 21-23 for tryouts. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to... Read More >>
Boys’ volleyball triumph over Gunn in first league game
Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 6:59 pm | Paly Voice, Palo Alto High School
In the first league game of the season, the Palo Alto High School varsity boys’ volleyball team (1-0) crushed the Gunn Titans (1-1), 3-0, Friday night away from home.  Coming off a 3-0 win against Menlo-Atherton, the Vikings went into the crosstown rivalry league match feeling confident, according to head coach Ed Yeh.  “We had... 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

Upcoming spring sports season provides diverse opportunities
Thursday, March 10, 2022, 10:14 am | Oracle, Gunn High School
Boys Lacrosse Team captain junior Alex Farrington, a midfielder, is looking forward to the lacrosse season with many new players joining the team. “We are hoping to get a better record than [that of] previous years and win more games,” Farrington said. “It’s a fairly new team, so I’m excited to see what we can... Read More >>
Multi-season athletes find balance between school, sports
Thursday, March 10, 2022, 8:20 am | Oracle, Gunn High School
Every winter, sophomore Celine Safa puts away her volleyball shoes in exchange for her soccer cleats. When the soccer season is over, Safa then trades her soccer cleats for running shoes in preparation for the upcoming track and field season. Safa is just one of Gunn’s multi-season athletes. These athletes often have practice consistently before... Read More >>
Coaches reflect on preventing student athlete injuries
Thursday, March 10, 2022, 8:18 am | Oracle, Gunn High School
In sports, injuries often hinder the athlete’s ability to perform, whether it is physically or mentally. Though minor injuries may result in a few days off, more serious injuries leave long recovery that may mean sitting out for a portion of the season. Whether it is cheerleading, basketball or another sport, injuries happen, and the... Read More >>
Priory boys look to the future after frustrating basketball loss
Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 2:01 am | Palo Alto Online
The fourth-seeded Priory boys basketball team fell one game short of the state championship, losing to Stuart Hall 44-37 in the CIF NorCal Division V regional final Tuesday at historic Kezar Pavilion. Read More >>
Priory boys keep rewriting its basketball history
Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 1:08 am | Palo Alto Online
Priory boys basketball makes its first appearance in the CIF NorCal regional finals tonight at 6 p.m. against Stuart Hall at the 97-year-old Kezar Pavilion in San Francisco. The winner plays for a state title. Read More >>