Athletes of the Week
Posted November 18, 2011
Gunn cross country
The sophomore won the CCS Division I title with a personal-best 17:12, the No. 2 all-time sophomore time at the Crystal Springs course, to help the Titans finish second and earn a trip to the CIF state cross-country finals.
Dre Hill, Morris Gates-Mouton
Palo Alto football
The senior running backs combined for 261 yards rushing and six touchdowns overall as the Vikings outscored Milpitas, 62-35, to claim the outright championship of the SCVAL De Anza Division football race.
Nicole ColonnaPinewood cross country
Laura GradiskaMenlo tennis
Kat GregoryPriory cross country
Giannina OngMenlo tennis
Courtney SchrierSacred Heart Prep cross country
Anna ZhouGunn golf
Willy FonuaMenlo-Atherton football
Jack HeneghanMenlo football
Nelson Perla-WardPalo Alto water polo
Andrew PriorGunn cross country
Will RunkelSacred Heart Prep water polo
JJ StrnadGunn football
Johnny TrudellePriory cross country
Short story writers wanted!
The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.