Sports

Recent Scores

Boys Soccer:
Burlingame 1, Palo Alto 0, yesterday
Boys Basketball:
Pacific Collegiate 41, Mid-Peninsula 39, yesterday
Girls Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 44, Fremont 37, yesterday
Girls Soccer:
Pinewood 4, James Lick 0, yesterday
Girls Soccer:
Aragon 5, Gunn 1, yesterday
Girls Basketball:
Menlo 66, Rincon Valley Christian 33, yesterday
Boys Basketball:
Saratoga 58, Gunn 47, yesterday
Girls Soccer:
Palo Alto 11, El Camino 0, yesterday
Girls Soccer:
Menlo 2, Woodside 0, yesterday
Boys Soccer:
Menlo-Atherton 1, Menlo 1, yesterday
Girls Cross Country:
Locals , All-CCS , yesterday
Boys Cross Country:
Locals , All-CCS , yesterday
Girls Basketball:
Pinewood 84, Gunn 34, Wednesday
Girls Soccer:
Los Gatos 1, St. Francis 0, Wednesday
Boys Basketball:
Leland 55, Gunn 50, Wednesday
Girls Soccer:
Menlo-Atherton 1, Mountain View 1, Wednesday
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 70, Irvington 56, Wednesday

 
Athletes of the Week

Selina Xu, Kristin Sellers
Menlo volleyball
The sophomore and junior shared setting duties all season in leading the Knights to their first-ever state title. Xu recorded a triple-double in the title game with 12 kills, 10 digs and 19 assists. Sellers had 22 assists and has been a team leader.

Jeffrey Lee-Heidenreich
Gunn basketball
Gunn's lone returning starter scored 70 points in helping the Titans win the James Lick Invitational Classic over the weekend. Lee-Heidenreich, also a track and field star, will be attending Princeton in the fall, where he will compete as a high jumper.

 
Sports Calendar

Today
Girls Basketball
Castilleja, SHP at TKA tournament 6:30 p.m.
Boys Soccer
Sacred Heart Prep at Aptos 7 p.m.
Boys Football
Manteca at Menlo-Atherton 7:30 p.m.
Boys Basketball
Palo Alto vs. Stuart Hall at Burlingame Invitational 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 10
Boys Soccer
Gunn vs. Monta Vista at Homestead Cup 9 a.m.
Boys Wrestling
Palo Alto at Webber Lawson tournament (Fremont High) 9 a.m.
Girls Soccer
Castilleja vs. San Mateo at Fremont tournament 10 a.m.
Boys Wrestling
Gunn, Pioneer, Salinas, Serra at Gunn quad 10 a.m.
Girls Soccer
Palo Alto at Terra Nova 10 a.m.
Boys Soccer
Sacred Heart Prep at Carmel 1 p.m.
Boys Soccer
Palo Alto at Homestead Cup 1 p.m.
Boys Basketball
Priory at Stevenson tournament 1 p.m.
Girls Basketball
Priory at RLS tournament 1:15 p.m.
Girls Basketball
Menlo-Atherton at Washington 1:30 p.m.
Girls Soccer
Sacred Heart Prep vs. Carlmont at Fremont tournament 2:45 p.m.
Boys Basketball
Pinewood at Cloverdale tournament 3 p.m.
Girls Soccer
Menlo vs. St. Ignatius at Fremont tournament 3:15 p.m.
Girls Basketball
St. Francis at Gunn 4:30 p.m.
Boys Basketball
Hillsdale at Gunn 6 p.m.
Girls Basketball
Eastside College Prep vs. Cardinal Newman at Laney College Shootout 6:30 p.m.
Girls Basketball
Castilleja, SHP at TKA tournament 6:30 p.m.
Boys Basketball
Bellarmine at Menlo-Atherton 7 p.m.
Monday, December 12
Girls Basketball
Pinewood at Bishop O'Dowd 2 p.m.
Boys Soccer
Sequoia at Palo Alto 3:30 p.m.
Girls Soccer
Westmoor at Priory 3:30 p.m.

 
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Mens Golf, Stanford vs. Fall season review, today
Stanford's men's golf fall season review

 
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Sports Headlines

Stanford's Vardell earns NCAA silver anniversary award
Former Stanford star Tommy Vardell, nicknamed "Touchdown Tommy" during his time on The Farm, is one of six recipients of the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award, as announced on Thursday. Friday, 6:23 PM

3-point shooting a long-range goal for Menlo School girls
Prep report
Sam Erisman scored 18 points, Mallory North added 17 and the Menlo School girls' basketball team downed visiting Rincon Valley Christian, 66-33, on Thursday night. Friday, 12:56 AM

Cardinal men seek another milestone in soccer history
In the College Cup for the second consecutive season and fifth time overall, Pac-12 champion Stanford (14-3-4) heads to Houston for a national semifinal against North Carolina (14-3-3) at BBVA Compass Stadium on Friday, Dec. 9 at 5:45 p.m. on ESPNU. Thursday, 9:17 PM

M-A, Manteca line up for a berth in a state playoff game
Menlo-Atherton has the opportunity to win a Northern California Division 3-AA regional championship and advance to a state championship game with a win over Manteca. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday at M-A. Thursday, 3:58 PM

Bears hang on to beat Panthers in early hoops showdown
Prep report
For all the success the two local programs, separated by a scant few miles, have achieved in recent years, the Menlo-Atherton and Eastside girls basketball teams had not played each other in a regular-season game until Wednesday, when the host Bears used a fourth-quarter rally to pull out a 52-45 victory.
Thursday, 12:36 PM

2016 Boys' all-league water polo teams
ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION
Most Valuable Player: Quinn Hamilton, Sr, Gunn
Most Valuable Goalie: Jack Gregov, Sr., Homestead
Most Valuable Field Player: Jared Stanley, Sr., Palo Alto Thursday, 7:51 AM

2016 Girls' all-league water polo teams
ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION
Most Valuable Player: Julia Santos, Jr, Los Altos
Most Valuable Goalie: Zoe Banks, Jr, Gunn
Wednesday, 7:47 PM | 1 comments

Stanford duo named to field hockey All-American team
Cardinal corner
Caroline Beaudoin and Kelsey Bing were named Longstreth/NFHCA Third Team All-Americans, as announced Wednesday by the organizations. Wednesday, 5:27 PM

McCaffrey explains his decision to turn professional
In his own words
I love Stanford more than anything. It will be extremely hard to leave. I feel humbled and inspired every day by the peers who surround me. I came to Stanford because I wanted to be challenged more than I ever have in my life. And that desire is shared by everyone who walks on this campus, by people who literally will change the world. Wednesday, 10:05 AM | 3 comments

Vikings get the jump on Sacred Heart Prep in season opener
Prep basketball
Juniors Max Dorward and Spencer Rojahn helped get Palo Alto's boys' basketball season off to a fast start Tuesday in the Vikings' 80-55 victory over Sacred Heart Prep in the opening round of the Burlingame Lions tournament. Wednesday, 9:55 AM

Palo Alto scores early, hangs on to beat Menlo-Atherton
Junior Neil Verwillow scored early in the first half and then had to leave the game late in the first half with an apparent upper body injury. He was in long enough to help the Palo Alto boys soccer team beat visiting Menlo-Atherton, 1-0, in a nonleague contest Tuesday between two of the top teams in the area. Wednesday, 3:38 AM | 1 comments

Cardinal women's soccer coaching staff rules the Pacific
Stanford roundup
Stanford's coaching staff was named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Regional Staff of the Year in the Pacific region, as announced by the organization recently. Tuesday, 7:55 PM

Menlo-Atherton grad Klein returns to coach baseball
David Klein stayed close to home after graduating from Menlo-Atherton and UC Santa Barbara. Now he's even closer. Klein, an all-Bay Area catcher while playing for the Bears, returns as the school's baseball coach. The school made it official Tuesday. Tuesday, 7:37 PM

Vikings strike a big number in girls soccer action
Prep report
Six different players scored and the Palo Alto girls soccer team went on to beat visiting Capuchino, 7-0, in a nonleague match Monday. Monday, 7:29 PM

Stanford's Thatcher dives in FINA World Junior meet

Gunn grad McElfresh a Division II All-America men's soccer

Menlo-Atherton hosts 3-AA NorCal football playoff game

Cardinal women head into hoops break with a solid victory

Gunn boys basketball thriving in a 'rebuilding year'

The Knights make their own state volleyball history

 
 

 

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