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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Paly girls return to SCVAL volleyball after tourney run

The Palo Alto girls volleyball team return to Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division play Tuesday with a home match against Los Gatos, scheduled for a 6:45 p.m. start. Gunn (13-15, 4-6) hosts Homestead, also at 6:45 p.m.

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Menlo College's Kekauoha named NAIA Attacker of the Week

A day after earning her first Golden State Athletic Conference Attacker of the Week award, the recognition continued for outside hitter Moea Kekauoha, who was named NAIA Attacker of the Week.

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Bronze finish for USA men's volleyball team at World Cup

Matt Anderson recorded a match-high 17 kills, former Stanford All-American Erik Shoji had nine digs and the United States men's national volleyball team beat Egypt 22-25, 25-16, 25-14, 25-13 Tuesday in the finale of the FIVB World Cup.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Palo Alto girls nearing third straight SCVAL golf title

The Palo Alto girls golf team moved closer to clinching its third straight Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division title with a 190-229 victory over second-place Saratoga on Monday.

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Menlo College women's golf scores program record round

The Menlo College women's golf team shot a program record 317 in the first round of the Sonoma State Invitational on Monday at the Foxtail Golf Club in Rohnert Park. Julika Grosspietsch led the Oaks with a round of 75.

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Menlo men lead William Jessup Fall Invite after two rounds

Fredrik Mangset shot a two-round 151 to top the leaderboard after two rounds of the William Jessup Fall Invite at Whitney Oaks Golf Course in Rocklin on Monday. Three other Oaks finished among the top five to take a 615-642 lead.

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Trio of Menlo players earn weekly volleyball honors by GSAC

Menlo College's Moea Kekauoha, Pamela Dungo and Lucyanna Herrera each earned Golden State Athletic Conference women's volleyball weekly honors the conference announced Monday, giving the Oaks a sweep of the awards.

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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Stanford women spread the wealth in Pac-12 volleyball

Junior Meghan McClure recorded 12 kills and two others reached double figures to help second-ranked Stanford take care of Arizona State in a Pac-12 Conference women's volleyball match Sunday.

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Stanford women collect another Pac-12 soccer victory

Catarina Macario collected a pair of goals and second-ranked Stanford remained atop the Pac-12 Conference with a 5-0 women's soccer win over Oregon on Sunday afternoon at Pape Field.

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Hear Ye, hear Ye, freshman wins Stanford Intercollegiate

Freshman Angelina Ye shot a 5-under 66 on Sunday to win the Stanford Intercollegiate. It was Ye's first career victory, after earning a runner-up finish in her first career event.

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Cardinal men beat the Aztecs in Pac-12 Conference soccer

Ousseni Bouda scored the only goal of the contest with a strike from 25 yards early in the second half and the seventh-ranked Stanford men's soccer team completed a sweep on its road swing with a 1-0 victory over San Diego State.

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Stanford water polo goes into break on nine-game winning streak

Reigning national Player of the Year Ben Hallock scored three goals and the top-ranked Stanford men's water polo team extended its winning streak to nine games, beating host UC Irvine 16-7 on Sunday in a nonconference affair.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Big second half lifts Stanford men to water polo victory

Bennett Williams scored four goals and the top-ranked Stanford men's water polo team downed host No. 8 Long Beach State 11-5 in a nonconference match Saturday. Former Sacred Heart Prep standout Larsen Weigle also scored.

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Stanford women swim to season opening victory

The top-ranked and three-time defending national champion Stanford women's swimming team opened its season with a 186-105 win over Arkansas on Saturday at the Avery Aquatic Center.

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Sacred Heart Prep girls score in third overtime for win

Eleanor Facey scored with six seconds remaining in the third overtime period to lift host Sacred Heart Prep past Miramonte 8-7 in a nonleague contest Friday between two of the top teams in Northern California.

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Defensive effort key to Menlo's PAL Ocean football victory

A rare Friday night football game at Menlo School turned into a celebration as the Knights topped Carlmont 23-17 in a Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division contest.

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Big win sets up PAL football showdown for Sacred Heart Prep

SHP, which beat Aragon 62-7 in a PAL Bay Division football game, got many highlights from fullback Tevita Moimoi: Three touchdowns, 88 yards rushing, an extra-point block, and a tipped ball that resulted in a teammate's interception.

Saturday, 1:25 AM | 1 comment
Two quarterback system a good fit in M-A's PAL victory

Raymond Price III, in his second game with Menlo-Atherton, threw for three touchdowns in a 47-23 victory over Terra Nova in the Bears' Peninsula League Bay Division opener. He finished 5-for-6 passing for 161 yards.

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Woodside celebrates PAL football victory over the Mustangs

Woodside High earned its first football win of the season in its Peninsula Athletic League Lake Division opener, beating visiting El Camino, 36-16.

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Vikings strike early and often in SCVAL De Anza football

Palo Alto made sure early there were no obstacles on its way to a 42-0 football victory over visiting Fremont. There were some speed bumps along the way, but the Vikings improved to 2-1 in SCVAL De Anza Division play (5-2 overall).

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Gunn grinds out an El Camino Division football victory

Aidan Everett scored three touchdowns, Cory Hallada rushed for 123 yards and Kylen Liu made a key interception to help Gunn beat host Saratoga 35-21 in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League El Camino Division shocker on Friday night.

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Solid play leads Menlo College to GSAC volleyball upset

Moea Kekauoha recorded 20 kills and 29 digs in helping host Menlo College down No. 21 Vanguard 22-25, 29-27, 25-23, 25-23 in a Golden State Athletic Conference women's volleyball match before a packed house on Friday night.

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Palo Alto girls remain atop SCVAL volleyball standings

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball team took a holistic approach in its 25-9, 25-14, 25-18 victory over host Homestead in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division match Thursday night.

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SHP boys take over sole possession of first in WCAL water polo

Jake Tsotadze and Luke Johnston each scored twice to help Sacred Heart Prep beat host Bellarmine 7-4 in a West Catholic Athletic League contest Thursday. The SHP girls won a nonleague game while Gunn lost its first league game.

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Dramatic goals lifts Cardinal men past UCLA in Pac-12 soccer

Charlie Wehan scored a dramatic goal in the 81st minute and the seventh-ranked Stanford men's soccer team experienced the thrill of victory for the first time in two weeks, beating host UCLA 2-0 on Thursday night.

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Stanford women continue unbeaten in Pac-12 soccer

Catarina Macario added to her national lead in goals and points, scoring once Thursday in No. 2 Stanford's 2-0 victory over host Oregon State in a Pac-12 Conference women's soccer match.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Menlo boys water polo power past Mitty in WCAL match

Greg Hilderbrand scored nine goals and the Menlo School boys water polo team dumped host Mitty 14-6 in a West Catholic Athletic League contest on Wednesday.

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Top-ranked Stanford water polo extends winning streak

Dylan Woodhead scored on all four of his shot attempts and the top-ranked Stanford men's water polo team downed host Santa Clara 11-4 in a nonconference match Wednesday.

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U.S. men beat Iran, will face Brazil next in FIVB World Cup

Aaron Russell recorded a match-high 18 points and the United States men's national volleyball team pounded Iran in Wednesday's FIVB World Cup competition in Hiroshima.

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Team USA women's basketball to play exhibition at Stanford

Stanford will host the USA Basketball Women's National Team next month, the first in a series as part of an expanded training program.

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Gunn lines up against SCVAL El Camino power Saratoga

Gunn looks forward to its biggest test of the football season when it travels to take on Santa Clara Valley Athletic League El Camino powerhouse Saratoga on Friday night. Palo Alto, Menlo School and Woodside are at home this week.

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Gunn, Paly girls win in SCVAL De Anza Division water polo

Cooper McKenna scored eight goals to help the Gunn girls water polo team beat host Saratoga 17-8 in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division match Tuesday.

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Menlo girls upends SH Prep in volleyball; Paly wins

Menlo School has turned a rebuilding year for the girls volleyball team into a contending year after a surprising four-set victory over visiting Sacred Heart Prep on Tuesday night.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Menlo College women win golf title at Lake Tahoe Intercollegiate

Julia Grosspietsch earned medalist honors and the Menlo College women's golf team won a team title at the Lake Tahoe Intercollegiate.

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Macario earns second Pac-12 Player of the Week honor

Stanford junior Catarina Macario earned Pac-12 Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors after scoring three goals and recording a pair of assists in two victories last week.

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Off the tee: Menlo School, Menlo College on par for wins

The Menlo School girls golf team extended its win streak to nine with a 206-236 victory Monday over Notre Dame San Jose in a West Bay Athletic League match at San Jose Municipal Golf Course.

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Stanford football, volleyball players earn weekly honors

Stanford cornerback Paulsen Adebo was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week, which was part of a Cardinal sweep of weekly awards the conference announced Monday.

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Castilleja water polo gears up for stretch run in PAL

Senior Minhee Chung scored five goals to help Castilleja beat visiting Half Moon Bay 13-5 in a Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division water polo contest on Monday.

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Palo Alto's Lou Passarello commits to Colorado football

It's a dream come true for Lou Passarello. The Palo Alto High tight end/defensive end announced his verbal commitment to Colorado Sunday night on Twitter. Gunn senior Jonathan Affeld announced his verbal commitment to swim at Stanford.

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

Of local note: Prep cross country and alumni report

Lars Osterberg placed third overall in the large school cross country race, clocking in 12:41 to help Menlo-Atherton place third at the Artichoke Invitational in Half Moon Bay on Saturday.

Sunday, 10:32 PM | 1 comment
Second half rally lifts Stanford to water polo victory

Tyler Abramson and RJ Rossman each scored three times to help No. 1 Stanford extend its winning streak to six games with an 11-8 victory over No. 3 Pacific at Chris Kjeldsen Pool in Stockton on Sunday.

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Stanford, Oregon State play to a draw in men's soccer

Down a man and in overtime for the third consecutive game, a successful Derek Waldeck penalty secured a 1-1 draw for No. 2 Stanford against visiting Oregon State in a Pac-12 Conference men's soccer match Sunday afternoon.

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Cardinal women alone in first place in Pac-12 soccer

Catarina Macario scored her 15th goal of the season and three others scored for the second-ranked Stanford women's soccer team in beating visiting Washington 4-0 in a Pac-12 Conference match Sunday.

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Stanford methodically sticks to plan in Pac-12 football win

It was a big night for Cameron Scarlett, Davis Mills and Simi Fehoko and even Stanford football coach David Shaw might have done a little reveling.

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Stanford's Choy swings her way into semifinals at St. Mary's

Former Sacred Heart Prep standout Sara Choy continued her run through the St. Mary's Tennis Invitational with a pair of singles victories on Saturday.

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Saturday, October 5, 2019

Sacred Heart Prep places fifth at S&R Sports Invitational

Luke Weigle scored with 1:40 remaining to play, giving Sacred Heart Prep a 9-8 victory over West Catholic Athletic League rival Bellarmine in the fifth-place match of the S&R Sports Invitational at UC Irvine on Saturday.

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Balanced attack leads Stanford women to Pac-12 volleyball win

Audriana Fitzmorris and Kendall Kipp each recorded 12 kills and the third-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team beat host Oregon State 25-12, 25-21, 27-25 in a Pac-12 Conference match Saturday in Corvallis.

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Quick reaction leads to Stanford field hockey victory

Quick thinking and a quick reaction led to Emma Alderton stealing a pass inside the circle and scoring the go-ahead goal in No. 16 Stanford's 3-2 victory over No. 14 Syracuse in a nonconference field hockey match Saturday in Berkeley.

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Friday's prep football linescores and stats

Statistical summaries from Friday night's high football games featuring local teams, including individual statistics.

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Bears wake up and play solid football in nonleague win

Menlo-Atherton got to play a football game at home for the first time in over a month. The Bears did not disappoint, beating Arroyo Grande 46-13 on Friday night in a nonleague contest on 'Pink Out' night.

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SHP grad Choy wins opening tennis match for Stanford

Sacred Heart Prep grad Sara Choy opened her sophomore season at Stanford with with a singles victory and a doubles loss at the St. Mary's Tennis Invitational on Friday.

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Cullen delivers a SCVAL football victory for Palo Alto

Kevin Cullen, pressed into duty at quarterback with starter Danny Peters out, completed 16 of 18 passes for 206 yards Friday to lead Palo Alto (4-2, 1-1) to a 42-9 victory over Santa Clara in a SCVAL De Anza Division game.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Cardinal women take care of Ducks in Pac-12 volleyball

Senior Audriana Fitzmorris and freshman Kendall Kipp combined for 32 kills and the third-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team rebounded in Pac-12 Conference play with a 21-25, 25-11, 25-19, 25-19 win over No. 25 Oregon on Friday.

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Sacred Heart Prep opens PAL Bay Division football with a win

Sacred Heart Prep had its way with visiting Terra Nova, 42-10, in a Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division opener for both teams. And its way was every which way: by ground, air, special teams and defense.

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Menlo School drops PAL league football opener to Hillsdale

Menlo School senior receiver Jaden Richardson consistently provides highlight reel receptions. It's too bad a pair of his best catches didn't count Friday in a 21-7 football loss to Hillsdale.

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Stanford women cage the Cougars in Pac-12 soccer

Catarina Macario scored twice and the second-ranked Stanford women's soccer team improved to 4-0 against ranked opponents with a dominant 5-0 win over No. 14 Washington State on Thursday.

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Paly, M-A girls volleyball remain unbeaten in league play

Palo Alto in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division and Menlo-Atherton in the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division both finished the first half of their girls' volleyball league schedules unbeaten.

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

SHP girls bounce back to beat Regents in WBAL volleyball

Sacred Heart Prep shrugged off a loss in its previous girls volleyball match and went right back to work, beating Notre Dame San Jose in a West Bay Athletic League Foothill Division match Thursday.

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Palo Alto, M-A football look to bounce back this week

Palo Alto's league opener last week against Wilcox took a physical toll. Sophomore quarterback Danny Peters suffered a concussion after taking a blow to the head in the fourth quarter and will not play this week.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Stanford football team has its own Jet stream

Stanford senior kicker Jet Toner possesses arguably the coolest name in college football. After drilling a game-winning 39-yard field goal with one second remaining last Saturday, he showed no emotion.

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Menlo boys pick up big water polo victory over Lancers

Menlo School knocked host St. Francis out of first place in the West Catholic Athletic League with a 15-8 victory Wednesday as Noah Housenbold scored seven goals for the Knights.

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SH Prep boys earn WCAL water polo victory over Serra

Teddy Pasquesi, Luke Weigle and Andrew Plaschke each scored three goals and the Sacred Heart Prep boys water polo team downed Serra 14-2 in a West Catholic Athletic League contest Wednesday.

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Palo Alto's Darby gives his verbal commitment to UCSB

Palo Alto junior Zander Darby recently gave UC Santa Barbara his verbal commitment to play baseball. He's the latest in a series of Palo Alto ballplayers who have committed to a Division I program.

Wednesday, 8:25 PM | 1 comment
Woodside wins in boys water polo, Paly wins in girls tennis

Sophomore Jake Anderson scored three times to help host Woodside down Carlmont 20-10 on Tuesday. The Wildcats remain unbeaten in Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division action.

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