Peninsula Prep Sports

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Boys Soccer Playoff Preview
Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 1:51 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly boys varsity soccer team has qualified to the CCS championship tournament with a record of eight wins, four draws, and five losses.   “This is definitely the best soccer season we have had since I joined the team,” center back Jonas Pao (‘23) said.  The team has seen huge improvement, winning 8 games this... Read More >>
Teams challenged to adapt to changing coaches
Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 10:07 am | Oracle, Gunn High School
In sports, coaches impact a team’s performance almost as much as the players themselves do. While coaching requires a lot of dedication and patience, it is an incredibly rewarding job. Unfortunately, in the last couple years, several teams at Gunn have had trouble keeping one coach continuously, switching to a new coach every couple years,... Read More >>
Palo Alto girls hold basketball future in their hands
Sunday, February 13, 2022, 4:55 pm | Palo Alto Online
The Palo Alto girls basketball team goes into Tuesday's regular season finale at Los Altos with a chance at an outright Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division title despite losing Sunday. Read More >>
Pinewood girls prepared for postseason basketball
Saturday, February 12, 2022, 5:48 pm | Palo Alto Online
Pinewood prepared for a chance to defend its Central Coast Section Open Division title with a solid effort Saturday against a good team in its regular season finale. The CCS seeding meeting is on Wednesday. Read More >>
Scoreboard

Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 85, Half Moon Bay 61, Wednesday
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 81, Harker 42, Tuesday
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
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

Recapping the memorable 2021-2022 NFL season
Friday, February 11, 2022, 5:15 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Arnav Bhardwaj (’25) | February 14, 2022 To say this season was unique would be a gross understatement. As the league operated under the shadow of the pandemic, stardom and heartbreak... Read More >>
Empty stadiums at the Winter Olympics
Friday, February 11, 2022, 5:08 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Ridhima Vakkalagadda (’24) | February 14, 2022 When people think of the Olympics, they think of thousands of fans cheering on their favorite country or favorite athlete. However, since COVID-19 started,... Read More >>
Omicron takes Winter Sports by surprise
Friday, February 11, 2022, 4:27 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Emily Williams (’22) | February 14, 2022 Prospects were finally looking up this December – COVID-19 cases were low, energy on campus was high, and winter sports were getting into the... Read More >>
U.S. Beijing Olympic boycott sparks debate among students, staff
Friday, February 11, 2022, 9:52 am | Oracle, Gunn High School
On Dec. 6 2021, White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced this statement about the Beijing Olympics: “The Biden administration will not send any diplomatic or official representation to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games.” This statement came at the heels of several human rights organizations’ calling for an Olympic boycott due to... Read More >>
Eagles battle against Spartans in rivalry basketball game
Thursday, February 10, 2022, 9:38 pm | Talon, Los Altos High School
The Los Altos High School varsity boys basketball team hosted the Spartans in a league rematch on Tuesday, February 6. While the Eagles hoped to redeem themselves with a win after a single point defeat to the Spartans earlier this season, they ultimately fell short in a 49–54 loss. The Eagles are now 17–4 on... Read More >>
ViewPoint: Spirit Squad is unstoppable
Thursday, February 10, 2022, 5:01 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Da Hee Yang (’23) | February 14, 2022 Most indoor winter sports have been played in gyms that have been empty for the past few weeks. With the spread of the... Read More >>