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Defense holds until offense rallies for comeback victory

After failing to find the end zone in the first 59:30, No. 7 Stanford football struck for two touchdowns over the final 24...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by john, 36 minutes ago | 1 comment | 491 Views


Fencing across the ocean has its good points

Senior fencer John Stayner was joined by Stanford sophomores Sajan Patel, Nick Campbell-Kruger, Ty Hunter, Valerie Garcia...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by D. T. Rumpp, on Sep 21, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 686 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 | 658 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 | 671 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 | 858 Views


Bears make a stand in 35-28 football victory over Los Gatos

Menlo-Atherton made enough mistakes to turn a full head of a young coaches' hair gray in seconds. The Bears also did a lot...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by Regina Riviello, on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 920 Views


Gunn grad Watt a finalist at the Rio Paralympic Games

Gunn grad Amy Watt finished sixth in the women's 400 meters at the Rio Paralympics on Wednesday. It was her third event at...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Gwen, on Sep 16, 2016 at 12:56 pm | 4 comments | 787 Views


Plenty of games ahead for local boys water polo teams

==BI Roche Invitational == Palo Alto and Gunn opened SCVAL De Anza Division boys water polo play successfully this past...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by WoPoFan, on Sep 9, 2016 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 918 Views


Course record set in first cross country race of the year

Palo Alto senior Kent Slaney set a Bol Park course record, racing 10:13, at the annual Palo Alto-Gunn Alumni meet Wednesday....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2016
Last comment by running fan, on Sep 4, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 721 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 | 1726 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 | 1378 Views


A career in sports journalism in the rearview mirror

Keith Peters says goodbye after 49 years of sports reporting on the Peninsula. Read the full column here

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Cubberley HS '64, on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 11 comments | 3598 Views


Stanford football to bid adieu to special staff member

Robert Mitchell will be attending his final game on the Stanford sideline. Mitchell has been a fixture around the football...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Kern, on Aug 30, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 2517 Views


SH Prep girls beat Menlo, place ninth at SpikeFest I

The Sacred Heart Prep girls volleyball team won the Bronze Division championship at the Milpitas/Independence Spikefest I...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Vball fan, on Aug 30, 2016 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 910 Views


Palo Alto high schools tell board: Restore athletics funding

Students, parents and high-school athletics department staff made the case at Tuesday's school board meeting that sports...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Duck, on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 25 comments | 3558 Views


Stanford's Burns gets the starting nod at quarterback

Senior Ryan Burns will be Stanford's starting quarterback in the season-opening contest against Kansas State. Director of...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by I'm just sayin, on Aug 25, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 1 comment | 1654 Views


Paly grad Chryst discusses Stanford quarterback situation

Keller Chryst, a redshirt sophomore at Stanford, didn't have far to go to college. Chryst, a 2014 graduate of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by no jeep, on Aug 24, 2016 at 11:41 pm | 3 comments | 265 Views


Sacred Heart Prep looks to repeat winning football formula

It's been an incredible run for the Sacred Heart Prep football program the last four years. The Gators have won four consecutive...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 24, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 1468 Views


Stanford football program stays fresh on and off the field

Several improvements to the Stanford football program have been implemented for this season, including: three new 8K Solutions...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by dennis, on Aug 24, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 2104 Views


Gunn grad Fisher wraps up versatile college career

==BI Of local note== Gunn High grad Graham Fisher ('12) finished out his NCAA Division III career as perhaps the most versatile...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by john edwards, on Aug 23, 2016 at 1:50 am | 1 comment | 1254 Views
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