Peninsula Prep Sports

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Boys Basketball Season Preview
Friday, November 18, 2022, 2:52 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The boys basketball team went 10-2 in league wins in the 21-22 season last year, and are hoping to take the win in their first league game against Gunn on December 16.  Senior captain Jackson Martin explains how this game will set the foundation for the upcoming season.  “In terms of the Gunn game, they... Read More >>
Girls volleyball combats season’s challenges
Friday, November 18, 2022, 11:37 am | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
Coach Chris Crader said the girls volleyball team has faced many ups and downs this season, including illness and injury that has made it difficult for the team to get into a great rhythm or maintain continuity during practices and games. “Some of our best players are missing out on the season because they are working with doctors to figure out when they will be healthy enough to return to action, but it probably won’t be until very late in... Read More >>
Spend, spend, spend: how the Giants can get back to winning
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 4:28 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Landon Kim (’25) | November 18, 2022 The 2021 San Francisco Giants were one of the best teams in both franchise and Major League Baseball history. The 107-win team was balanced... Read More >>
Women’s sports are ready to be seen
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 4:26 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Keira Schultz (’26) | November 18, 2022 “This is an important step towards closing the media coverage gap for female athletes, for women’s sports” – Angela Ruggiero, CEO of Sports Innovation... 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

Football Passes King’s Academy, Will Head to Live Oak for CCS Div. III Semifinals
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 2:57 pm | Coat of Arms, Menlo School
The varsity football team began their Central Coast Section Division III playoff run with a 37-20 victory over The King’s Academy on Saturday, Nov. 12th at home on Cartan Field. The team will go on to face Live Oak High School in an away semifinal game this Friday. Despite the decisive victory, the Menlo Knights... Read More >>
Sophia Kurisu on how to love the game
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 1:26 pm | Talon, Los Altos High School
It started like a bad joke: What does an airport bomb threat, missing a layover in France and eating canned fish for dinner have in common? Los Altos High School soccer player and junior Sophia Kurisu might know the answer. Before Sophia arrived in Sweden with the NorCal Premier team for the Gothia Cup, the... Read More >>
Cross-Country Dominant at CCS Finals
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 1:21 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
Photo credits to John Hale On Saturday, November 12, M-A’s boy’s and girls’ cross country teams achieved unprecedented success at Central Coast Section Championships (CCS) at the Crystal Springs Cross... Read More >>
Female Athlete Profile: Kate Hirsch, Water Polo
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 10:26 am | Coat of Arms, Menlo School
Making a varsity team as an underclassman, especially as a freshman, is an uncommon accomplishment; however, freshman Kate Hirsch has done so this year. Hirsch plays varsity water polo for Menlo despite only recently having begun playing the sport.  Hirsch first played club water polo for Stanford Water Polo Club last year and fell in... Read More >>
Markelle “The Gazelle” motivates the cross country team to CCS podium finish
Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 4:10 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Jack Sloan (’23) | November 18, 2022 The Saint Francis cross country team, led by Mr. Philip Pompei (’08), has a history of actively engaging with the larger running community. The... Read More >>
Paly Girls Waterpolo Season Recap
Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 1:44 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly girls water polo team have wrapped up another success-filled season with their final game being in the CCS semi-finals. With the final loss to Lehigh, the team was knocked out of the tournament, placing an overall third in CCS Division 1. Lehigh went on to win the entire tournament.    The team finished... Read More >>