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Girls Volleyball Gains a Decisive Victory Against Aragon
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 1:34 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
Photo credits to Jolene Chu On Tuesday night, the M-A girls volleyball team beat the Aragon Dons, for the second time this season, in four... Read More >>
Bears Fall Just Short at Wilcox
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 12:29 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
Photo credits to Jiwoo Lee “Hindsight is 20/20,” is what senior quarterback Billy Johnson said after the M-A Bears suffered a heartbreaking loss to the... Read More >>
Girls water polo gains freshmen, CCS ambitions
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 12:00 pm | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
With the addition of a number of freshmen, the girls water polo team is determined to beat old records and reach new heights, Coach Rodrick Rowell said. “It’s unusual to have freshmen play, but the team is balanced and the chemistry is really great,” Rowell said. “We all just want to play our best water polo at the end of the year and be as competitive as we can be.” Junior Mary Henderson said she hopes to channel the team’s... Read More >>
Woodside football team suffers from the injury bug
Monday, September 26, 2022, 11:29 am | Paw Print, Woodside High School
The Woodside football team, coached by Coach Justin Andrew and Coach Jaime Gonzalez, has been riddled with injuries with four people currently out, including players Mason Furtado and Giordano Presotto.  Presotto is out with an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury on his right knee after getting tackled during the Sequoia game. Before that, Mason Furtado... Read More >>

Boys Football:
Menlo 18, Palo Alto 0, Saturday
Girls Water Polo:
Gunn 10, Palo Alto 7, Thursday
Girls Volleyball:
Los Gatos 3, Palo Alto 1, Thursday
Girls Golf:
Monte Vista 208, Palo Alto 239, Wednesday
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
Girls Water Polo:
Palo Alto 16, Homestead 1, Sep 13, 2022
Girls Tennis:
Los Gatos 6, Palo Alto 1, Sep 13, 2022
Girls Field Hockey:
Los Gatos 2, Palo Alto 0, Sep 13, 2022
Girls Volleyball:
Los Altos 3, Palo Alto 0, Sep 13, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 10, Santa Cruz 7, Sep 10, 2022
Boys Football:
Palo Alto 41, Gunn 0, Sep 9, 2022
Girls Tennis:
Palo Alto 4, Castilleja 3, Sep 7, 2022
Boys Football:
Menlo Atherton 48, Bellarmine 34, Aug 27, 2022
Girls Softball:
Gunn 10, Cupertino 0, May 12, 2022
Boys Baseball:
Gunn 14, Lynbrook 1, May 12, 2022
Boys Lacrosse:
Menlo School 16, Palo Alto 3, May 11, 2022
Girls Lacrosse:
Scotts Valley 17, Gunn 7, May 11, 2022

Girls golf prepares to defend CCS title, continue its five-year winning streak with new players
Sunday, September 25, 2022, 12:01 am | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
With a five-year undefeated streak in CCS, the girls varsity golf team hopes to regain the sectional title again this year.  Coach Doyle Knight said most of the original players who helped the team win CCS in 2019 have graduated, so he aims to rebuild the team starting with the freshman and sophomores. “(The new recruits) are kind of like our future,” Knight said.  While the newer players may lack the experience that the upperclassmen have, Knight said his main... Read More >>
Palo Alto girls tennis takes a victory over Homestead
Saturday, September 24, 2022, 9:17 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
With a third of their season over, the girl’s varsity tennis team wins against Homestead high school with a score of 4-3 at home.  After being on a losing multiple games in a row, Coach Harader stressed the importance of winning today’s game. However, this will be difficult as Homestead is currently close in standings... Read More >>
Dance, cheer teams prepare for homecoming
Saturday, September 24, 2022, 7:07 pm | Oracle, Gunn High School
During Homecoming Week in October, hundreds of students, dressed in their respective class colors and themes, come together to cheer on their classes, waving big banners and shouting encouragement to their representatives. The cheer and dance teams are central to the homecoming celebrations, performing at the Night Rally and the Homecoming football game. The dance... Read More >>
Paly Boys Water Polo falls to local rivals
Saturday, September 24, 2022, 5:28 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Paly boys Water Polo had an intense matchup against their local rivals, The Gunn Titans.   “The game started off quickly and we were ready to go,” Senior Ian Johnson said.   This stands were electric, filled with Paly students and families cheering the team on.   The team fought strong through the first quarter,... Read More >>
Paly girls water polo fell to crosstown rival Gunn by a score of 10-7 Thursday night
Friday, September 23, 2022, 2:57 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Paly girls water polo fell to crosstown rival Gunn by a score of 10-7 Thursday night.   The highly anticipated game did not disappoint— both teams got off to a strong start, with the Vikings trailing at half time. Some key goals by senior captain Sami Lee helped bring Paly some momentum in the third... Read More >>
Palo Alto to Manchester United: Sophomore Pursues Soccer Career
Friday, September 23, 2022, 12:58 pm | Oracle, Gunn High School
No one needs to tell sophomore Andrea Lu to keep her eyes on the ball. Throughout her life, she’s kept her gaze locked on the black-and-white sphere, both on the field and on the TV screen. Now, she’s tracked its path all the way to England, where she has begun studying at Manchester United Academy... Read More >>