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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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Girls Tennis Falls Short to Cupertino
Friday, December 2, 2022, 5:18 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Palo Alto girls tennis lost to Cupertino on October 20th by a score of 4-3.   With only a third of their season remaining before CCS playoffs, Paly girl’s tennis was ranked fifth in the league with a record of 6-7 as they approached their match the best team in the league, the Cupertino Pioneers. ... Read More >>
Cross Country Season Recap 2022
Friday, December 2, 2022, 3:19 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Paly Cross Country finished their season with a strong showing at States. Taking place at Woodward park in Fresno, California, Paly Girls Cross Country took home fourth overall with three runners placing in the top seven. Sophomore Kinga Czajkowska placed 5th, with Seniors Elizabeth Fetter, and Hillary Studdert close behind, finishing 6th and 7th respectively. ... Read More >>
Girls Soccer fall to Leland 2-1
Friday, December 2, 2022, 1:13 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Yesterday night, the Paly varsity soccer team played their first game of the season against the Leland Trojans, and lost 2-1. “We fought really hard and we’re just gonna keep growing,” junior Kiana Feldis said. The Vikings moved up some members from their junior varsity team, including freshman Sarah Theiman, the subject of the photo... Read More >>
Girls volleyball seeks to compete in CCS
Friday, December 2, 2022, 11:00 am | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
Despite multiple injuries to key players, the girls varsity volleyball team, 3-9, looks to make it as far as they can in the playoff coach Chris Crader said. Crader said he was particularly proud of the way his team performed in its recent comeback victory against Monta Vista. “After having those rough experiences and confidence not being high, to be able to come back like that shows a lot of character and a lot of class,” he said. “I’m glad... 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

Boys’ Varsity Soccer Kicks Off Its Season with a Dub
Friday, December 2, 2022, 8:37 am | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
On Monday night, Boys’ Varsity Soccer beat the Scotts Valley Falcons in their first game of the season.  From the start, the Bears had possession of the ball and controlled... Read More >>
Girls Soccer loses to Los Gatos
Thursday, December 1, 2022, 6:10 pm | Oracle, Mountain View High School
The Mountain View girls soccer team lost their first non-league match 4-2 against Los Gatos on Tuesday.  For the first 20 minutes of the first half, both teams passed the ball around a lot, trying to advance into the opposite third of the field. The Spartans had many shots on goal to start out the... Read More >>
Satire: US Men’s Soccer Team Obliterates England in Decisive World Cup Victory
Thursday, December 1, 2022, 1:36 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
Last Friday, the U.S. Men’s Soccer Team defeated England in a crushing victory. Following a hearty Thanksgiving feast, our athletes were stuffed full of turkey, cranberry sauce, and patriotism which... Read More >>
Girls Basketball Overwhelm Wilcox Chargers 52-28
Thursday, December 1, 2022, 1:22 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
On Tuesday evening, the girls’ varsity basketball team defeated the Wilcox Chargers 52-28. “We started off a little bit slow in the first quarter,” junior Fiona Steinmetz said. The game ... Read More >>
Paly Boys Basketball Defeats Overfelt Tuesday Evening
Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 1:49 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly boys basketball team defeated Overfelt by a score of 50-41 in their first home game Tuesday evening.    The game began with a lot of back and forth through the first quarter, ending with the Viking’s ahead by a point. In the second quarter, the team cleaned up their play and dramatically outscored... Read More >>
Girl’s varsity tennis takes fifth place in league
Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 11:53 am | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
The girls’ tennis team placed fifth in the league but is hopeful to win the championship. Senior and captain Riya De Datta said the team has improved socially throughout the season despite the tough competition. “Overall, we have had a really competitive season,” De Datta said. “As a team, we have created a really strong bond that has made the season special” And while many members believed the team has improved, head coach Andy Harader said he was not satisfied... Read More >>