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Woodside vs. Menlo-Atherton (Oct 11, 2022)

M-A Freshman Scarlett Shenk has a high scoring six goals in the Varsity team win vs. Woodside. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Staley.)
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With influx of new athletes, wrestling kicks off 2022 season
Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 12:49 pm | Paw Print, Woodside High School
With the start of winter sports comes the co-ed wrestling team, under the leadership of first-year head coach Dan Peterson. Last year wrestling reached new heights, with former senior AJ Richter becoming one of the first Woodside wrestlers in years to go to state competitions. Wrestlers this year hope to replicate, or even surpass, their... Read More >>
Girl’s soccer prepares for upcoming season
Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 12:22 pm | Paw Print, Woodside High School
With a league win under their belt after last year’s season, the girl’s varsity soccer team is looking forward to matching this record despite losing eight seniors. After falling short to Archbishop Mitty High School in the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section tournament (CCS) last year, the girl’s varsity soccer team is excited to... Read More >>
Paly Boys Soccer Season Preview
Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 11:23 am | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly boys soccer team had a major bounce back from the previous seasons. Coming off of a season with less than a double digit goal total, the boys were determined to have a winning season. They performed surprisingly well with a record of 9-5-5 (WLT), with notable performances from their senior class. The dominant... Read More >>
Cross country ends season successfully, chases hopes for CCS
Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 7:00 am | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
Runners who qualified for CCS championships are still training for the meet, which will take place on Nov. 26. And despite several injuries on the boys varsity team, senior co-captain Kyle Park said the team still hopes to compete well during the meet while fostering a stronger sense of community. Park said even though competitive success is important to the team, he wants to help create an exciting, motivational and inclusive culture, which can be difficult to achieve in such... Read More >>
Scoreboard

Girls Water Polo:
Menlo - Atherton 15, Carlmont 4, Oct 12, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 10, Woodside 4, Oct 11, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 10, Woodside 4, Oct 11, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 5, Hillsdale 4, Oct 6, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Carlmont 8, Woodside 6, Oct 4, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo Atherton 19, Aragon 1, Oct 3, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Gunn 8, Menlo-Atherton 4, Oct 1, 2022
Boys Football:
Homestead 14, Palo Alto 10, Sep 30, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Los Altos 14, Menlo-Atherton 5, Sep 30, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 8, Aragon 6, Sep 28, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Burlingame 8, Menlo- Atherton 5, Sep 28, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 18, Terra Nova 4, Sep 26, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 14, Carlmont 3, Sep 26, 2022
Boys Football:
Menlo 18, Palo Alto 0, Sep 24, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 7, Menlo-Atherton 5, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Gunn 10, Palo Alto 7, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Volleyball:
Los Gatos 3, Palo Alto 1, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Golf:
Monte Vista 208, Palo Alto 239, Sep 21, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Hillsdale 9, Woodside 6, Sep 20, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Palo Alto 11, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 17, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 17, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Football:
Freedom (Oakley, CA) 38, Menlo School 14, Sep 16, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 12, Los Altos 9, Sep 15, 2022
Girls Volleyball:
Palo Alto 3, Gunn 2, Sep 15, 2022

Girl’s Volleyball Season Recap
Monday, November 28, 2022, 3:49 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly girl’s volleyball team ended their season with a playoff loss against Carlmont on Saturday, October 29th. With a final score of 3-1 the Vikings concluded a hard-fought season, one resulting in yet another playoff berth. The Vikes finished the season with a winning record of 17-15 overall and 3-9 in league play.  ... Read More >>
Wrestling Season Preview 2022
Monday, November 28, 2022, 3:43 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Wrestling looks to continue its success from last season into this season, continuing their efforts as they have practiced non stop since the end of last season.  Returning senior captains Hailey Oshita, Josh Wilde, and Phillip Santiago look to have a strong senior year for themselves, hopefully making their long term goal of being able... Read More >>
Girls field hockey finishes season strong despite facing greater competition
Monday, November 28, 2022, 2:37 pm | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
After facing increased competition in the upper De Anza division of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League, the girls varsity field hockey team concluded the season with a 1-11-2 record. Despite the record and a close 0-1 loss during a rematch against Saint Francis on Oct. 27, senior Mia Rose Tuifua said the team has shown major improvement  “Our team was so hyped to play them again,” Tuifua said. “I was really proud of our team, defensively and offensively.” Coach... Read More >>
Boys waterpolo moves up to CCS
Monday, November 28, 2022, 1:28 pm | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
As boys water polo ends the season 20-6, senior and co-captain Will Rowell said the team’s performance this season has been better than expected. “We didn’t really know what to expect going into it, but we’ve been playing well and winning games,” Rowell said. Julien Chow, also a senior and a co-captain, agreed and cited the team’s second league championship in a row as proof.  “The juniors really stepped up this year when we needed them to,” Chow said. Chow... Read More >>
Sports Funding: Students Complain, Faculty Explains
Monday, November 28, 2022, 1:16 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
Every sports season comes with games and practices that demand varying amounts of equipment and transportation—which require funding. M-A’s sports teams receive funding from the District, but many student athletes... Read More >>
Dancers defend sport despite lack of recognition for college recruitment
Monday, November 28, 2022, 12:07 pm | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
As Sophmore ballet dancer Cate Graney glides across the Marley floor, all she can think about is ballet: she has finally escaped from the stress of her everyday life. For dancers like Graney, a technique-focused sport such as dance can serve as a distraction from the worries she experiences outside of the studio.  However, unlike many athletes, most dancers are not offered commitment offers from colleges in America. Instead, many continue their dance careers through audition-based college dance teams and... Read More >>