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Cross Country Races: Keep Up With the Runners
Friday, October 22, 2021, 2:33 pm | Eastside Panther, Eastside Prep
The Cross Country team ran at Baylands Park in Sunnyvale for their second league meet of the season on Oct. 21. Below is a gallery of our runners warming up and competing in their respective races.     Read More >>
Home Volleyball Games Return to Eastside
Friday, September 24, 2021, 5:25 pm | Eastside Panther, Eastside Prep
The Junior Varsity and Varsity girls volleyball teams played in-person home games on Sept. 22 to a modest-sized crowd of fans for the first time since the 2019 season, bringing wins overall to the Panther scorecard. About 20 Eastside friends and family came to cheer the Panthers against rival Mountain View Academy. The JV team... Read More >>
Eastside Cross Country Team Starts the Weekend by Participating in a 5k Byxbee Parkrun Event
Monday, September 20, 2021, 1:06 pm | Eastside Panther, Eastside Prep
On Sept. 18, 11 runners from the Eastside Cross Country team joined the Byxbee Park run USA with coaches Cal Trembath, Hai Tran, and Jasmine Kelly-Pierce. They ran the 5K course alongside plenty of other community participants and a handful of cheering fans lending support. Although it wasn’t an official race, for the cross country... Read More >>
Girls Volleyball Kicks Off Panther Sports Season
Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 12:51 pm | Eastside Panther, Eastside Prep
Sports games are finally back, Eastside! The girls volleyball teams had two games in the first week of September, coming together to compete in-person for the first time since the 2019. In the first game on Sept. 3 against University Prep Academy and the second on Sept. 7 against Redwood Christian, the girls showed strong... 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

The NCAA fails women: A symbol of the disparities in athletics
Tuesday, June 8, 2021, 6:17 pm | Counterpoint, Castilleja
The 2021 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship kicked off in March, hidden in the shadows of American media with its viewership a fraction of its male counterpart. But soon after the start of the championship, players publicized the laughable and appalling difference between the men’s and women’s facilities on social media, suddenly pushing the women’s championship... Read More >>
The ball rolls again: Reflections on the return of Castilleja athletics
Friday, May 21, 2021, 8:25 am | Counterpoint, Castilleja
March 13, 2020 The amount of uncertainty that filled the air was suffocating. The entire globe seemed to freeze along with everyone’s little worlds. Among those, a bigger world, the sports world, stopped more abruptly than anyone was ready for. In May 2020, depression and anxiety among adolescent athletes spiked. 74.1% of team sport athletes... Read More >>
Behind the scenes: What goes into making the Castilleja athletics playlists?
Thursday, March 11, 2021, 11:10 am | Counterpoint, Castilleja
Have you ever been struggling through a workout, but then a song comes on, and suddenly, it feels like you are flying? It has to be the right song, but you go from nearly collapsing to the powerful main character of a music video? Well, me too, and for a lot of these mid-workout breakthroughs,... Read More >>
Profit over people?: Big Ten football season resumes
Saturday, November 14, 2020, 12:46 pm | Counterpoint, Castilleja
On August 11, 2020, the Big Ten, arguably the best power five conference, shocked fans across the nation by postponing fall sports, more specifically, football. Quickly, the Big Ten players, led by Justin Fields (the quarterback for Ohio State) put together a petition to reinstate the 2020 football season. Within 24 hours, the media had... Read More >>
Athletic recruitment in the middle of a global pandemic?
Friday, November 13, 2020, 4:53 pm | Counterpoint, Castilleja
Every year, the most elite athletes from all over the world compete for the handful of spots available on the top sports teams at American universities. Although the formal recruiting process does not occur until mid-high school, these dedicated high school athletes spend years practicing and perfecting their sport. And, when these students aren’t on... Read More >>
Signing Of The Times
Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 3:53 pm | Raven Report, Sequoia High School
Senior athletes have worked hard throughout their past four years of high school, working on their craft and bettering their skills to compete at a high level. On Friday, May 22nd, Athletic Director Melissa Schmidt held a virtual signing day to celebrate these hard working athletes for committing to play at the next level in... Read More >>