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Team USA stands alone at the top of women's soccer universe

Former Sacred Heart Prep stars Abby Dahlkemper and Tierna Davidson played for the United States women's senior national soccer...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2019
Last comment by Held Hands, on Jul 11, 2019 at 12:45 pm | 12 comments | 2639 Views


American soccer victory delivered hot off the Press

Former Stanford All-American Christen Press and Alex Morgan, celebrating her birthday, each scored in the first half for...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2019
Last comment by Reheated Donny, on Jul 7, 2019 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1280 Views


Gunn grad Kiley Lin is up for NCAA Woman of Year honors

Former Gunn swimming and water polo standout Kiley Lin has been named Willamette University's nominee for NCAA Woman of the...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Keri, on Jul 5, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 1328 Views


USA reaches eighth semifinal of FIFA Women's World Cup

Megan Rapinoe was at it again, fighting for and with Team USA at every moment in Friday's 2-1 victory over host France in...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2019
There are no comments yet. 989 Views


Little League All-Stars: A great beginning turns sour

For four glorious innings, Palo Alto's Little League all-stars looked like they were going to hold up for another big victory....

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2019
Last comment by mhardi01, on Jun 28, 2019 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 1469 Views


It was home sweet home for Palo Alto 11-12 all-star team

Luke Sousa had two hits, stole home and contributed some great defensive work to help Palo Alto win its District 52 Little...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by PA LL Parent, on Jun 24, 2019 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 2697 Views


Quintet of Stanford athletes named Academic All-Americans

Five Stanford student-athletes were named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America teams on Friday, led by Makenzie Fischer...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2019
Last comment by akohrman, on Jun 23, 2019 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 1272 Views


Roberts drives in seven on five hits in PUF Caps victory

Aaron Roberts drove in seven runs, three on a home run, and had five hits to help the Pacific Union Capitalists remain unbeaten...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2019
Last comment by worst ever, on Jun 22, 2019 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 1018 Views


Menlo's Jones earns Gatorade's National Player of Year award

Recent Menlo School graduate Sophia Jones walked into the middle of a celebration in her honor on Wednesday and she didn't...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 21, 2019 at 6:46 am | 1 comment | 1666 Views


Four Stanford baseball players drafted by MLB on day two

Stanford left-hander Erik Miller, closer Jack Little, catcher Maverick Handley and right-hander/designated hitter Will Matthiessen...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 5, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1711 Views


Gunn grad takes over girls water polo program at M-A

Menlo-Atherton High Athletic Director Steven Kryger announced the hiring of former Gunn standout Lauren Lesyna as the new...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by Keri, on Jun 4, 2019 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1803 Views


Stanford wins fifth straight IRA national championship

Stanford earned its fifth consecutive Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) team national championship on Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by Mike McMahon, on Jun 3, 2019 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1482 Views


Holland promoted to head volleyball coach at Menlo School

Tony Holland has been a mainstay around Menlo School and the world of club volleyball so long it seems that his hiring as...

Original post made on May. 28, 2019
Last comment by Member, on May 28, 2019 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 1932 Views


Bike Connection works together to earn PA Little League title

Coco VonderHaar was the winning pitcher, and blasted three doubles and scored three runs as Bike Connection beat Healthy...

Original post made on May. 22, 2019
Last comment by Robert Neff, on May 22, 2019 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 2082 Views


Palo Alto ends baseball season with loss in CCS Open Division

Palo Alto got a taste of just why Valley Christian received the No. 1 seed in the Central Coast Section Open Division baseball...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by palo alto baseball parent, on May 21, 2019 at 6:15 am | 1 comment | 2456 Views


Stanford hires Schemmel as latest men's swimming coach

Stanford Director of Athletics Bernard Muir announced the hiring of Dan Schemmel as the school's men's swimming coach on...

Original post made on May. 14, 2019
Last comment by Jim, on May 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 2942 Views


Late rally gives Woodside a PAL Ocean Division baseball victory

Woodside scored five runs in the top of the sixth inning to rally from behind and beat host Menlo-Atherton 7-5 in a Peninsula...

Original post made on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by Clunge, on May 8, 2019 at 8:12 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views


Academy Volleyball earns three more junior national bids

Academy Volleyball Club, based in Palo Alto, qualified three more teams for the Junior Nationals over the weekend at the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2019
Last comment by MVVC Parent, on May 7, 2019 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 2400 Views


Palo Alto High Signing Day

==B Palo Alto Student-Athlete Signing Day == Itai Almogy, Yale, Rowing Sienna Brewster, Missouri State, Beach volleyball Jack...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by Winifred, on May 2, 2019 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 2201 Views


Washington takes Love in the fourth round of the NFL draft

The Washington Redskins drafted Stanford record-breaking running back Bryce Love in the fourth round draft pick, 112th overall,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Apr 28, 2019 at 10:23 pm | 1 comment | 1359 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

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