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Getting her kicks

Getting her kicks Menlo-Atherton senior makes her mark on the football field and with program she launched in support of foster kids by Rick Radin / Almanac Laila Thompson-Wainer follows through on a kick during football practice at Menlo-Atherton High School. Photo by Sammy Dallal/The Almanac   Many of us spent our high school years

M-A’s Benrey dons PAL golf crown

https://www.smdailyjournal.com/sports/m-a-s-benrey-dons-pal-golf-crown/article_bc922076-f561-11e9-a1fc-a72908553061.html M-A’s Benrey dons PAL golf crown By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff Oct 22, 2019 Updated 8 hrs ago Menlo-Atherton sophomore Nathalie Benrey tees off on the 17th hole en route to shooting a 2-over 73 to claim the PAL girls’ golf individual championship Tuesday at Poplar Creek. The weather certainly agreed with Menlo-Atherton sophomore Nathalie Benrey’s

All Teams Schedule: Week of Oct 21 – Oct 27

Oct 21 Girls Junior Varsity Water Polo vs. Half Moon Bay High School 3:00 pm | Menlo-Atherton High School Oct 21 Girls Varsity Water Polo vs. Half Moon Bay High School 4:00 pm | Menlo-Atherton High School Oct 21 Boys Varsity Water Polo vs. Half Moon Bay High School 5:00 pm | M-A Oct 21

M-A holds off SHP

https://www.smdailyjournal.com/sports/m-a-holds-off-shp/article_085967ee-f23d-11e9-b0ec-8b889f653dd3.html M-A holds off SHP By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff Menlo-Atherton defensive end Petelo Vatuvei celebrates a sack at the end of the first half in the Bears’ 26-20 win over Sacred Heart Prep Friday night at Coach Parks Field.   For all the talent Menlo-Atherton has fielded on the gridiron in recent years,

Rico Stormer named new boys wrestling coach

https://www.smdailyjournal.com/sports/local/making-a-difference/article_3aaaee12-eb1b-11e9-ad26-dfef827c1561.html Menlo-Atherton announced Rico Stormer as its new boys’ wrestling coach for the 2019-20 winter season. He replaces Charles Washington, who took over the program last year after the school formally split the program into boys’ and girls’ teams, with longtime coach Phil Hoang taking on the girls’ team coaching duties. The Bears — both

All Teams Schedule: Week of Oct 14 – Oct 20

Oct 15 Girls Varsity Golf vs. Mills High School Mills 3:00 pm | Sharon Heights Country Club Oct 15 Girls Varsity Cross Country at PAL #2 4:00 pm | Bedwell Bayfront Park Oct 15 Boys Junior Varsity Cross Country at PAL #2 4:00 pm | Bedwell Bayfront Park Oct 15 Boys Varsity Cross Country at

Maintaining mastery of PAL

https://www.smdailyjournal.com/sports/local/maintaining-mastery-of-pal/article_7dba8376-ebe2-11e9-9c92-2f85fc4cd09b.html Maintaining mastery of PAL By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal Staff M-A’s Allison Brown hits a return during her 6-3, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles. The Bears beat Burlingame 7-0, the seventh time this season they have swept a match. There has been one full cycle of Peninsula high school tennis players who have

M-A captures girls golf title

https://www.smdailyjournal.com/sports/local/m-a-captures-girls-golf-title/article_c32e7b6a-eb1a-11e9-b06d-c765a9b5d0f5.html M-A captures girls golf title By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff Oct 10, 2019 Anyone who claims golf is boring needs to check out Menlo-Atherton’s road to a league championship. The Lady Bears (10-0 PAL Bay) wrapped up the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division girls’ golf title Wednesday by defeating second-place Carlmont (7-3) by

M-A snags both Athletes of the Week from Palo Alto Weekly

https://www.paloaltoonline.com/sports/athlete_of_the_week.php?d=2019-10-09 Natalie Grover Menlo-Atherton volleyball The senior outside hitter helped M-A win two league games last week. She recorded 20 kills and seven digs in the Bears victory over Terra Nova and added 12 kills and nine digs in a victory over San Mateo. Troy Franklin Menlo-Atherton football The junior wide receiver accounted for 109

Inclusivity on the sidelines

https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/10/04/inclusivity-on-the-sidelines?utm_source=express-2019-10-07&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=express M-A welcomes students of all abilities and backgrounds on its cheerleading teams Freddie Wynn, a senior at Menlo-Atherton High School, does the splits midair during cheerleading practice. Photo by Magali Gauthier/The Almanac by Angela Swartz / Almanac Skyler Von Lowen, a freshman at Menlo-Atherton High School, cheers during a junior varsity football game against Sequoia High