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The latest available information regarding local athletic events

We've compiled the latest information available regarding local athletic contests, many of which have been postponed to prevent...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by Staying Young Through Kids, on Apr 2, 2020 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 3424 Views

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Menlo men's volleyball earns top honors on all-GSAC teams

Menlo College’s Edin Ibrahimovic was named Golden State Athletic Conference Men’s Volleyball Player of the Year on Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by Theresa , on Mar 28, 2020 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1050 Views

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Spring sports: Facing an unfulfilled senior baseball season

There’s no redshirt year for high school seniors. And that’s the year so many have pointed towards, dreaming of the year...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by go Paly, on Mar 23, 2020 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 3122 Views

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Gunn boys tennis feeling good despite the SCVAL shutdown

If this is the way the boys tennis season ends, at least Gunn can feel good about it. The Titans beat host Homestead 6-1...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 14, 2020 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1811 Views

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Stanford men fall to Cal in Pac-12 Conference opener

Daejon Davis scored 16 points but the seventh-seeded Stanford men's basketball team fell to No. 10 California 63-51 on the...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2020
Last comment by dorms?, on Mar 12, 2020 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 956 Views

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Paly runners go the distance in SCVAL track and field meet

Rishi Tella and David Evans were the top performers for the Palo Alto boys track and field team in a 72-50 loss to Lynbrook...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2020
Last comment by Pre, on Mar 12, 2020 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 2149 Views

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A long way to the top if you wanna NorCal soccer title

It will be a long road to the Northern California title should any of the four local soccer teams selected make it that far...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2020
Last comment by Tanya Dargel, on Mar 3, 2020 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 1263 Views

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Gunn makes history in winning CCS boys soccer title

James Hahn scored both both goals in an intensely competitive 2-1 victory over Mitty in the title match of the Central Coast...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 2, 2020 at 2:42 pm | 4 comments | 3470 Views

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Despite losing title match, SHP boys remain soccer champions

Bellarmine scored midway through the first half to earn a 1-0 victory over Sacred Heart Prep in the championship match of...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2020
Last comment by ravipatel, on Mar 2, 2020 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1328 Views

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M-A, Gunn wrestlers finish among top six in state meet

Menlo-Atherton freshman Kiely Tabaldo placed fifth at 101 in the CIF state girls wrestling championships in Bakersfield on...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2020
Last comment by III, on Mar 2, 2020 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 1209 Views

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M-A girls roar back, Priory girls win big in CCS basketball

Down after three quarters of frustrating offensive inefficiency, the Menlo-Atherton girls basketball team caught fire in...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2020
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 1, 2020 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 1977 Views

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SH Prep girls win on late goal; Menlo falls on penalty kicks

Sacred Heart Prep scored in the final two minutes to earn a 1-0 victory over Salinas in the title match of the CCS Division...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2020
Last comment by mikwossel, on Mar 1, 2020 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1810 Views

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Town of Atherton becomes a hotbed for prep basketball

The elite teams in the Central Coast Section, the eight teams chosen Wednesday for the boys Open Division, includes three...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by John Faulkner, on Feb 29, 2020 at 8:33 am | 2 comments | 1861 Views

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Clock strikes midnight for Gunn boys basketball team

Gunn High's Cinderella run through the Central Coast Section boys basketball playoffs ended one game short of its first championship...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Feb 28, 2020 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 1462 Views

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Gunn boys earn a trip to CCS Division I soccer final

The Gunn boys' soccer team became the latest to upset a top seed. The Titans have been rewarded with a spot in the championship...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by takmusics, on Feb 27, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 3 comments | 1766 Views

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M-A girls win fourth consecutive CCS wrestling title

Freshman Kiely Tabaldo and sophomore Alexia Bensoussan, both of Menlo-Atherton, delivered individual Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2020
Last comment by MAHS Wrestling Fan, on Feb 23, 2020 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 1604 Views

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CCS basketball seedings set; tournaments open on Friday

The Central Coast Section basketball playoffs were seeded Wednesday with not a whole lot of controversy either, other than...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by Me, on Feb 20, 2020 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 1846 Views

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Palo Alto girls come together for SCVAL wrestling title

Ella Jauregui, Alexandra Lee, Aviv Kobza and Amelia Clough were each honored as Santa Clara Valley Athletic League girls...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by WrestlingFan, on Feb 20, 2020 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 1569 Views

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Williams clutch in Stanford basketball victory at Colorado

Kiana Williams scored a career-high 29 points, including a pair of reality-defying 3-pointers in the closing seconds, to...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by Kim McCa,,, on Feb 18, 2020 at 8:26 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views

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Paly has four champions and a second-place SCVAL trophy

Dara Haydarpour, Adar Schwarzbach, Cade Creighton and Macguire Ferrell each won an individual title and Palo Alto finished...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by III, on Feb 16, 2020 at 8:12 am | 1 comment | 1108 Views
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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

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