Athletes of the Week
Posted October 30, 2015
Leanna Collins, Jacqueline DiSanto
Collins, a senior, had 38 kills in three volleyball wins while DiSanto, a junior, had 44 kills and 34 digs as the Bears stayed perfect in the PAL Bay Division and beat state-ranked St. Francis in nonleague play.
The junior running back/linebacker rushed 12 times for 79 yards and added nine tackles to help the Bears upset defending PAL Bay Division champion Sacred Heart Prep, 17-14, and remain unbeaten and tied for first in league play.
Gillian BressieMenlo water polo
Maddy EllisonSacred Heart Prep golf
Kirby Knapp *Menlo-Atherton volleyball
Gillian MeeksGunn cross country
Jessie RongMenlo golf
Maddie StewartMenlo volleyball
Finn BanksSacred Heart Prep water polo
Dylan CalderonMenlo-Atherton football
Jack GrayMenlo-Atherton football
JC Marco *Sacred Heart Prep water polo
Kent Slaney *Palo Alto cross country
Christian Wiseman *Menlo-Atherton football
* Previous Winner
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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.