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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Olympics: Bronze medals for locals in swimming, softball

Stanford alumna Katie Ledecky won her semifinal heat in the 200 free and will race in the finals on Wednesday. Mountain View High graduate Victoria Hayward earned a bronze medal in softball.

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Monday, July 26, 2021

Olympics roundup: Mountain View grad leads Canada to softball win

Victoria Hayward doubled home two runs in helping Canada beat Italy 8-1 at Yokohama Baseball Stadium on Monday to secure a spot in Tuesday's bronze medal game against Mexico.

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

A strong finish at USAWP National Junior Olympics

The Stanford 18A girls closed the USA Water Polo National Junior Olympics the same way they opened them -- with a victory. The 12A squad finished fifth following an 11-8 victory over the SC Tritons.

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Tokyo Olympics: Klineman and Ross win beach volleyball opener

Stanford grad Alix Klineman won her Olympic debut Sunday, as she and April Ross beat China's Chen Xue and Xinxin Wang, 21-17, 21-19, in a prelim match in beach volleyball.

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Mayfield 16B girls water polo team earn a victory at Junior Olympics

Samantha Lee scored four goals to lead the Mayfield 650 16B girls water polo club team to a 9-7 victory over Exeter on Saturday in Irvine in the Classic Division of the USAWP National Junior Olympics.

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Olympics: Press scores first Olympic goal in U.S. women's soccer win

Former Stanford All-American Christen Press scored her first Olympic goal and the United States women's national soccer team downed New Zealand 6-1. Former Stanford gymnast Brody Malone advanced in all-around and high bar.

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Stanford 18 girls rebound at national water polo tournament

The Stanford 18 A girls water polo club team are 3-2 after two days and return to action Saturday against 680 Red A, the defending champions, at Buena Park High at 9 a.m. with a top six finish still within reach.

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Olympics report: Former Stanford fencer reaches quarterfinals

Stanford grad Man Wai Vivian Kong, competing for the Hong Kong fencing team, won her first match in Women's Épée, outdueling Peru's Maria Luisa Doig Calderon, 15-11. Kong also won her second match to qualify for the quarterfinals.

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Friday, July 23, 2021

7-on-7: Sharpening football skills and having fun

Following a football season that ended in mid-April, rather than November or December, high school coaches find themselves in an unfamiliar position heading into what everyone hopes will be a conventional fall season.

Friday, 11:51 AM | 3 comments
Olympics roundup: How athletes with local ties are faring at the Games

From swimming to soccer, here's a run down of how Olympians with local ties have performed so far in the highly anticipated international event and upcoming competitions to look out for.

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Stanford girls 18U club water polo team opens JOs 2-0

The Stanford club girls 18U water polo team opened the USAWP National Junior Olympics with a pair of victories in the championship division.

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Palo Alto girls softball team earns second tournament title

The Palo Alto Girls Softball Heat 10U won the Rebel Classic in Rohnert Park over the weekend, beating the Rebels 9-4 in the championship game. Heat 10U is set to play in Sonoma this weekend.

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Mountain View resident earns a spot on US Rowing national team

With a little over a year of rowing under her belt, Priory rising senior Meena Baher will compete at the World Rowing Junior Championships in Bulgaria as part of the U.S. Under-19 National team.

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Stanford Girls Water Polo Club set to open Junior Olympics

The Stanford Girls Water Polo Club will be represented by five age groups at the USA Water Polo National Junior Olympics that start Thursday. Stanford 18U is seeded first in the Championship Division.

Wednesday, 1:17 PM | 1 comment

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Stanford boys water polo club gains results, experiences

The Stanford boys water polo club 18A team finished sixth overall at the USAWP National Junior Olympics after dropping another tough game Tuesday, a 10-9 decision to Newport Beach A.

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Stanford boys 18A club water polo team loses in a shootout

The Stanford Water Polo Club boys 18A team lost a chance to defend its title at the USAWP National Junior Olympics in a shootout Monday night at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine.

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Monday, July 19, 2021

Alpine 9-10 all-stars rebound with tournament victory

The Alpine 8-10 Little League all-star team rebounded from a tough loss with a strong game Monday, earning a 14-2 decision over Castro Valley in an elimination game of the Section 3 Tournament.

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Sunday, July 18, 2021

Stanford boys 18A and 18B club water polo teams still have a shot at a national title

The Stanford Water Polo Club boys 18A team has some work to do if it wants to repeat as national champions at the USAWP National Junior Olympics. The 18B team swept a pair of matches Sunday.

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USA brings home badminton title from Pan Am Juniors

Gunn sophomore Allison Lee, with her badminton teammate Francesca Corbett, helped the U.S. win the team competition at the XXIX Pan Am Junior Championships 2021 in Mexico on Saturday.

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American women rally to place fifth at U20 volleyball Worlds

Future Stanford teammates Elena Oglivie and Kami Miner each scored seven points as the U.S. rallied to beat Poland for fifth place at the FIVB U20 Volleyball World Championships in Belgium.

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Saturday, July 17, 2021

Alpine 9-10 all-stars split two Section 3 tourney games

The Alpine 9-10 all-star team opened the Section 3 tournament with an 11-0 victory over Castro Valley on Saturday at Hillsborough's Majors Field at the school district offices. Alpine lost Sunday, 9-8.

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Five Stanford club teams unbeaten on day 1 of national water polo tournament

The Stanford boys water polo teams enjoyed a successful first day at the USAWP National Junior Olympics on Saturday. Stanford teams, ranging in ages of U18 to U12, combined to win 13 of its 18 matches.

Saturday, 11:12 PM | 1 comment
Dutch Goose answers with a Babe Ruth championship victory

Dutch Goose needed to play two games Saturday and it was worth it. After Alhouse beat Dutch Goose 12-6 in the first game of Palo Alto Babe Ruth championship day, Dutch Goose came back with a 13-1 win to claim the title.

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Friday, July 16, 2021

Stanford Club sends eight teams to USAWP Junior Olympics

The USA Water Polo Junior Olympics get under way Saturday at locations throughout Orange County. Stanford is the defending 18U national champions, winning the title in 2019. Stanford placed among the top 15 in the other age groups.

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

Alhouse rallies with big inning for PA Babe Ruth tourney win

Trent Amoroso's bases-loaded triple in the top of the seventh inning capped an unlikely 12-run rally that gave Alhouse a 16-6 victory over Old Pro in the Palo Alto Babe Ruth tournament on Thursday.

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Dutch Goose advances to title game of PA Babe Ruth Tournament

Coco Vonderhaar collected two hits and drove in two runs in helping Dutch Goose down Old Pro 5-2 in the Palo Alto Babe Ruth Tournament on Tuesday night. Alhouse beat Sundance 8-5 to stay alive.

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Palo Alto hires veteran coach for boys water polo program

Palo Alto High hired veteran Bob Greene as its boys' water polo coach. Greene is no stranger to the sport, having coached at Aragon for 14 years and Serra for 13 years.

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