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Paly's Pederson to be Dodgers' starting center fielder

==BI Of local note == Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts formerly announced Friday that Palo Alto High grad Joc Pederson...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2016
Last comment by This is GIANTS country, on Mar 12, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 1984 Views


Pinewood girls pull off a shocker, top nation's No. 1

==BI NorCal roundup== Before the Pinewood girls hit the road to face one of the biggest challenges in the history of the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Mar 16, 2016 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 1625 Views


Ex-Stanford coach Montgomery is heading to Hall of Fame

Mike Montgomery, the winningest men's basketball coach in Stanford history, will be inducted into the National Collegiate...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by old school, on Mar 22, 2016 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1128 Views


Slow start turns into Stanford's NCAA tournament exit

Washington opened Sunday's NCAA regional final game in Lexington's Rupp Arena by scoring the first 12 points and never looked...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Mar 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1788 Views


Chryst, Burns lead Cardinal offense to victory in Spring game

Playing in front of a capacity crowd under overcast skies at Cagan Stadium, the offense (Cardinal) overcame a slow start...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by NDS, on Apr 11, 2016 at 9:48 am | 2 comments | 1256 Views


Palo Alto baseball moves back into a tie for first place

Wednesday's prep roundup The SCVAL De Anza Division baseball race is all tied up again, thanks to Palo Alto's 4-0 triumph...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Apr 14, 2016 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 1465 Views


Marquess set to retire after Stanford's 2017 season

College baseball Mark Marquess, Stanford's Clarke and Elizabeth Nelson Director of Baseball, announced on Monday that the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Jun 6, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 1320 Views


Stanford rowers named to all-Pac-12 Conference team

Cardinal corner Stanford juniors Ryan Hails and Ryan O'Rourke were named to the All-Pac-12 men's rowing team, the conference...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Rick Eymer, on Jun 13, 2016 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 1295 Views


U.S. women fall to China in FIVB Grand Prix volleyball

Stanford grad Foluke Akinradewo had 16 points but the U.S. women's national team lost to host China, 25-20, 25-19, 15-25,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Unfair, on Jun 16, 2016 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 2223 Views


Stanford University hit with a lawsuit over concussions

Stanford University, the Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA have been named in a lawsuit filed last week by the law firm Edelson...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by fatherof3, on Jul 12, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 2038 Views


Former Stanford football coach Green passes away

Dennis Green, Stanford's head football coach from 1989-91 and a member of the Cardinal staff for six seasons, died Thursday...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Jul 24, 2016 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 2795 Views


Palo Alto's Zhang looks to bring home a medal from Rio

If it wasn't for a certain laundry room at Stanford University, Lily Zhang, the highest-ranked women's table tennis player...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 3, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 6234 Views


San Jose State getting its track and field groove back

Glenn Reeves, Palo Alto Weekly's Associate Sports Editor, loves sports and track and field in particular. A San Jose State...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by SJSU Spartan, on Aug 5, 2016 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1159 Views


Stanford's Manuel grabs her own gold, Olympic record

Stanford sophomore Simone Manuel went 52.70, an Olympic record, to tie Canada's Penny Oleksiak Penny Oleksiak for the gold...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Supply & Demand, on Aug 12, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2059 Views


Palo Alto seeks a quick return to football glory days

Kids growing up in Palo Alto in 2010 when the Palo Alto High football team won a state championship didn't have to go far...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2016
Last comment by Play football team 2010, on Aug 20, 2016 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 2611 Views


McNealy: Why he came back for his senior golf season

==BI In his own words == I truly believe that Stanford is the best place to improve my game and receive a world-class education....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Shaun Swartz, on Sep 1, 2016 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 1504 Views


Menlo School boys pass big water polo test over weekend

==BI Prep roundup == Menlo School boys water polo coach Jack Bowen enjoys a challenging nonleague schedule. This year he...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2016
Last comment by Phillip, on Sep 4, 2016 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 1962 Views


Riekes Center staffer Holloway returns as golden girl

There's another gold medal coming to Menlo Park soon. It will happen when Riekes Center staffer Katie Holloway returns to...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2016
Last comment by VB Fan, on Sep 21, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 871 Views


Menlo-Atherton girls win seventh straight volleyball match

==BI The prep report == The Menlo-Atherton girls volleyball team survived a grueling nonleague schedule and then survived...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by RickEymer, on Sep 19, 2016 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1119 Views


Gators produce best offensive football game, but still lose

Alex Harper scored twice and Garrett Gavello also scored but Sacred Heart Prep lost, 32-22, to visiting McClymonds in a nonleague...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Truth Seeker, on Sep 19, 2016 at 7:22 pm | 2 comments | 841 Views
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