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Turnovers, mistakes and all that jazz cost Palo Alto

The Palo Alto football team will look back at Friday night’s 29-22 loss to Los Gatos with regret. It was a game filled...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2019
Last comment by Rusty Shackleford, on Oct 28, 2019 at 6:27 am | 14 comments | 1849 Views

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Gunn girls win a SCVAL De Anza Division water polo thriller

Senior Cooper McKenna scored with 17 seconds remaining to play for Gunn High, which completed a comeback Tuesday to beat...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by BP, on Oct 25, 2019 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 1758 Views

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Local players help Foothill football open season 6-0

The Foothill College football team is off to a 6-0 start this season, but head coach Kelly Edwards is urging restraint when...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 24, 2019 at 6:59 am | 2 comments | 1691 Views

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Gunn girls nab Senior Night volleyball victory

Odeya Russo and Rachel Grant made Tuesday's seniors celebration more joyous, combining for 51 of Gunn's 61 kills in the Titans'...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Woodside resident, on Oct 23, 2019 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

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Atherton schools get ready to put it all on the line

This is a matchup more than a few people have been waiting for. Friday's Sacred Heart Prep at Menlo-Atherton football game...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Teddie , on Oct 18, 2019 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1739 Views

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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...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by Just a parent, on Oct 15, 2019 at 9:02 pm | 7 comments | 2464 Views

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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...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Oct 15, 2019 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 1366 Views

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Stanford women swim to seasoning opening victory

The top-ranked and three-time defending national champion Stanford women’s swimming team opened its season with a 186-105...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
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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,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by Teddie , on Oct 12, 2019 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 1629 Views

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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...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 7, 2019 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1790 Views

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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...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by atherton distance running fan, on Oct 7, 2019 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 1188 Views

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Wilcox running attack gets the better of Palo Alto’s passing game

The running team got the best of the passing team Friday night as Wilcox beat Palo Alto 26-15 in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2019
Last comment by Jeffrey B, on Oct 5, 2019 at 4:48 pm | 8 comments | 1691 Views

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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...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Congrats to Zander, on Oct 3, 2019 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1778 Views

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Paly girls win second straight tennis match to open season

The Palo Alto girls tennis team will be at full strength this weekend when the Vikings open the Golden Gate Classic at Stanford's...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by jvpadojino, on Oct 3, 2019 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 1515 Views

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Palo Alto takes care of business in win over Carlmont

After the dust had cleared from a hard-fought 34-24 win over Carlmont, Palo Alto coach Nelson Gifford was paraphrasing the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2036 Views

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Gunn, Palo Alto volleyball start at the top of the SCVAL

Gunn girls volleyball coach Baiba McGibben tried tempering her expectations for the Titans this season after they were promoted...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 19, 2019 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 1808 Views

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Former Stanford football coach John Ralston dies at age 92

John Ralston, the man who led Stanford to back-to-back Rose Bowl victories in 1971-72, died on Saturday in Sunnyvale. He...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by III, on Sep 19, 2019 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 1961 Views

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Stanford women file away first volleyball loss in over a year

Less than 24 hours after grinding out a win over No. 4 Penn State, No. 1 Stanford dropped a 25-27, 25-27, 25-23, 20-25 decision...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Dave Hill, on Sep 17, 2019 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 1521 Views

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Stanford football can't match UCF's speed, efficiency

It took host Central Florida all of 6:39 to open a 21-0 advantage over visiting Stanford and the Cardinal simply could not...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by student, on Sep 15, 2019 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1681 Views

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Sacred Heart Prep football stopped by Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay junior Tristan Hofmann scored four touchdowns and was all over the field defensively as the Cougars beat Sacred...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by Football Fan , on Sep 14, 2019 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 4026 Views
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