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Dominant fourth period leads SHP girls into NorCal D-I final

Eleanor Facey scored the go-ahead goal with 1:18 remaining to help the Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo team beat Miramonte...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by local fam, on Dec 3, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 1366 Views

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Palo Alto's Shah out for the season with a torn ACL

Palo Alto High's Annika Shah, who averaged 25.2 points per game as a sophomore and is a two-time All-SCVAL selection, is...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by Scott Peters Fan, on Dec 3, 2019 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 1474 Views

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The Knights rule the day at state cross country meet

Menlo School senior Kyra Pretre finished 13th overall, leading the Knights to a second place finish in Division IV at the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by Jorge Chen Menlo School XCTF, on Dec 1, 2019 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 2499 Views

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Stanford women advance to third round of NCAA soccer tournament

After setting a NCAA postseason women's soccer single-game scoring record in the opening round, Stanford junior Catarina...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2019
Last comment by Bill Hammond, on Nov 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 2829 Views

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Palo Alto drops a wild CCS football game to Oak Grove

Palo Alto produced big plays and kept grinding away in its Central Coast Section Division II football semifinal against visiting...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2019
Last comment by III, on Nov 25, 2019 at 11:11 am | 11 comments | 2776 Views

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Stanford women set for NCAA soccer battle with Hofstra

The top-seeded and top-ranked Stanford women's soccer team, winners of 14 straight, hosts Hofstra (16-3-2) in the second...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2019
Last comment by Soccer Fan, on Nov 23, 2019 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1669 Views

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A wave of local runners headed to state cross country

The cross country course at Woodward Park near Fresno will be overrun by the best long distance runners in the state on Saturday,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
Last comment by member, on Nov 21, 2019 at 8:30 pm | 4 comments | 2372 Views

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Traditional powers to meet in CCS D-II football semifinals

An unlikely pair of road upsets took place last week in the first round of the Central Coast Section Division II football...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Nov 21, 2019 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 2464 Views

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A successful golf season ends with state title for Palo Alto

There’s a first time for everything and the Palo Alto girls golf team surprised the field by winning the CIF High School...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
Last comment by Karen H, on Nov 20, 2019 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1903 Views

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Gunn seniors end with first CCS girls water polo title

Gunn senior co-captains Isobel Taylor and Cooper McKenna will savor the experience of winning the Central Coast Section Division...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 20, 2019 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1815 Views

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Miracle goal helps M-A boys win first CCS title in 12 years

Julian Montoya was in the right place at the right time and made the right decision in scoring his game-winning goal Saturday...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by Jeff Blohm, on Nov 18, 2019 at 10:31 pm | 2 comments | 2071 Views

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Palo Alto returns home with a CCS football playoff victory

Palo Alto went on the road Friday to Salinas and came back home with a big upset win, 27-20 over No. 3 seed Palma at Rabobank...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by Frank Owen, on Nov 18, 2019 at 6:46 am | 2 comments | 3385 Views

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Stanford women jump all over the Golden Eagles in hoops action

A broken nose prevented Pinewood alum Hannah Jump from playing in Stanford's nonconference women's basketball contest on...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Samuel L., on Nov 15, 2019 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 1012 Views

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M-A water polo earns a trip to CCS Division I title game

Menlo-Atherton beat Woodside 8-4 in Wednesday's Central Coast Section Division I boys water polo semifinal match to advance...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by Yes, on Nov 15, 2019 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 1689 Views

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Gunn survives harrowing match to win NorCal volleyball

Gunn survived a rollercoaster ride with visiting Kingsburg in Tuesday night's Division IV NorCal volleyball first-round match....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by , on Nov 13, 2019 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 1355 Views

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Titans capture their first CCS volleyball crown in 43 years

Seniors Odeya Russo and Rachel Grant were a dynamic 1-2 punch on Saturday, powering the Titans to the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Yes!, on Nov 11, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 4 comments | 2354 Views

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Gunn comes up an inch short in stellar football season

Gunn played well enough to position itself for a chance to win its first football title in seven years. The Titans didn't...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 9, 2019 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 1390 Views

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Gunn girls volleyball gets a chance at a CCS title

Rachel Grant and Odeya Russo each had 18 kills to lead No. 6 seed Gunn to a 25-19, 25-20, 25-20 victory over No. 2 Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 8, 2019 at 12:54 am | 1 comment | 2071 Views

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SHP boys hold off Menlo to win WCAL water polo tourney title

Luke Weigle and Will Swart scored the first two goals of the second half to break a 3-3 tie and lead Sacred Heart Prep past...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2019
Last comment by PoloPoloPolo, on Nov 3, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1938 Views

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Gunn title hopes remain on track

Palo Alto, Gunn and Woodside all play their final home game of the season Friday. Menlo-Atherton was also scheduled to do...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 1, 2019 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 589 Views
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