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Local athletes turn out in droves Friday for the annual Moonlight Run

Back for its 39th year, the Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk drew runners, walkers and canines to the Palo Alto Baylands...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2023
Last comment by EYC, on Oct 4, 2023 at 2:47 pm | 4 comments | 18152 Views


Cal, Stanford sports teams join the Atlantic Coast Conference

A collegiate sports conference on the East Coast is extending its reach all the way to the West Coast after it announced...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2023
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Sep 6, 2023 at 4:08 pm | 8 comments | 4066 Views


Palo Alto childhood home of Giants outfielder Joc Pederson sells for $4.1M

The childhood home of San Francisco Giants outfielder Joc Pederson has sold for $4.138 million. Retrofitted with a backyard...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2023
Last comment by Laurel Marshall, on Aug 31, 2023 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 18903 Views


Kayak polo makes a splash at Shoreline Lake

Andrew Irvine first played kayak polo at Shoreline Lake a decade ago. Five minutes in, he told himself that it would be his...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Jul 26, 2023 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 3506 Views


Oh, so close: Girls' softball team loses state final by one point in overtime

The Palo Alto Heat 10U girls' softball team had a heartbreaking finish at the California State Games tournament in San Diego...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2023
Last comment by Claudette, on Jul 19, 2023 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 2284 Views


Palo Alto Heat girls softball team heads to the state championships

The Palo Alto Heat 10-U softball team can hit searing line drives and home runs and tag out competing teams with one-two,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2023
Last comment by Karen H, on Jul 14, 2023 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 4819 Views


Stanford hires Sacramento State's Troy Taylor as new football coach

Troy Taylor, football coach at Sacramento State and a former Cal Bears quarterback, will be Stanford's next head football...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2022
Last comment by Bob Prescott, on Dec 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm | 4 comments | 5627 Views


Stanford football director immediately resigns after Saturday's loss

Stanford University's winningest head coach and director of football, David Shaw, has resigned effective immediately, following...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2022
Last comment by john_alderman, on Dec 4, 2022 at 10:45 am | 22 comments | 10194 Views


Terún to hold Parkinson's disease fundraiser after chef reveals his diagnosis

On July 7, Terún and iTalico chef and owner Kristjan D'Angelo marked the five-year anniversary of a life-changing diagnosis. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2683 Views


As Title IX hits milestone, Stanford inducts all-female class to sports hall of fame

Women's athletics at Stanford University have come a long way over the past five decades since Title IX, the landmark legislation...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2022
Last comment by John, on Aug 18, 2022 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 3907 Views


New film shares Peninsula woman's experience as a queer Asian American skateboarder

"Crashing Wheels on Concrete," featuring LinkedIn software engineer Kat Sy, is playing at the Center for Asian American Media's...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3025 Views


A message from the publisher about the future of our sports coverage

We are going to suspend our sports coverage for the next few months and explore different, less expensive models. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2022
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 14, 2022 at 3:53 pm | 11 comments | 13761 Views


Priory boys keep rewriting its basketball history

The Priory boys basketball team makes its first appearance in the CIF NorCal regional finals on Tuesday night against Stuart...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
Last comment by Olatunde Sobomehin, on Mar 8, 2022 at 7:21 am | 1 comment | 26846 Views


Fast start triggers Spartans NorCal rout of Athenian

Mountain View High boys basketball averaged under 50 points a game this season and never scored more than 61 in any game...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2022
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 3, 2022 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 20744 Views


Priory girls go overtime for victory; Menlo also wins

Shamira Bidaye scored in the final 10 seconds of regulation and senior Valentina Saric took over in overtime, leading Priory...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2022
Last comment by Anne Anderson, on Mar 2, 2022 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 17751 Views


Menlo-Atherton wrestler wins a state title

Menlo-Atherton senior Alexia Benoussan became Menlo-Atherton’s third girls state wrestling champion when she beat Los Gatos’...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2022
Last comment by Samuel L, on Feb 28, 2022 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 12363 Views


Palo Alto, Los Altos boys rally to win CCS basketball games

Both the Palo Alto and Los Altos boys basketball teams used extended scoring streaks to earn victories in the second round...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 20, 2022 at 2:32 am | 1 comment | 8166 Views


Palo Alto girls hold basketball future in their hands

The Palo Alto girls basketball team goes into Tuesday's regular season finale at Los Altos with a chance at an outright Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2022
Last comment by Karen H, on Feb 14, 2022 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 8114 Views


Palo Alto skater Vincent Zhou drops out of Olympics after positive COVID test

U.S. Olympic figure skater Vincent Zhou, who was born in San Jose and grew up in Palo Alto, has tested positive for COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2022
Last comment by, on Feb 14, 2022 at 1:14 am | 4 comments | 13723 Views


Gunn boys basketball saves its best for last

Rogan Gibbons drove the baseline and scored on a reverse layup as time expired to give Gunn a come-from-behind 33-31 victory...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2022
Last comment by John B. Sails, on Feb 7, 2022 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 9344 Views
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