Sports

On Tuesday, March 29, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the La Entrada Middle School multi-use room, Steve Smith, PhD will give a talk titled “Helping Young Athletes Reach Their Potential.” He will address:

  • Healthy youth sports participation
  • Specialization issues in youth sports
  • Raising balanced kids
  • Peak performance under pressure
  • Goal-setting and the nature of control

Smith is a psychologist and professor of clinical psychology in the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium of Palo Alto University. He served as the consulting psychologist for the Division I Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at UC Santa Barbara and maintains a private practice, the Sport Psychology and Research Center.

LE Parent Education Series events are free and open to parents, students, faculty/staff, and community members. You can register online.

{ Be the first to comment }

M-A Girls Varsity Soccer win first ever CCS title

Thumbnail image for M-A Girls Varsity Soccer win first ever CCS title

The M-A girls soccer team won its first ever CCS title on Saturday night in a torrential downpour with winds nearing 30 mph. The Bears fell behind 0-2 in the first half when the #10 seeded Branham Bruins were attacking into the fierce wind. The Bears dominated the Bruins in the second half when it was […]

Click to read more →

Menlo-Atherton Bears bring home two PAL tourney basketball titles

Thumbnail image for Menlo-Atherton Bears bring home two PAL tourney basketball titles

Fans of Menlo-Atherton High School basketball are cheering wildly this week after both the Girls Varsity and Boys Varsity teams won their respective Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) Championships in an unprecedented achievement for the school. The M-A girls entered the tournament as the defending PAL champions from 2015. Undefeated in league with a 22-2 record, […]

Click to read more →

Best friends in soccer – and life – wrap up high school playing careers

Thumbnail image for Best friends in soccer – and life – wrap up high school playing careers

There are two regular season games left in the Menlo-Atherton High School Girls’ Soccer season, and both games — tomorrow (2/16) and Thursday (2/18) — take place on the M-A campus at 4:00 pm. They will, in a sense, bring an end to era of soccer playing for seniors — and best friends — Talia […]

Click to read more →

David Klein launches inspirational podcasts on lessons learned through sports

Thumbnail image for David Klein launches inspirational podcasts on lessons learned through sports

Menlo-Atherton High School grad and founder/General Manager of the Menlo Park Legends has added inspirational podcasts to his multiple baseball-related pursuits. “We’re focusing on current and former baseball players,” he says. “The rationale behind the podcasts is that sports builds character, which helps you progress as a person both on and off the field. Baseball is […]

Click to read more →

Big Game Big Give is the biggest of the big Super Bowl parties – and it took place in Atherton

Thumbnail image for Big Game Big Give is the biggest of the big Super Bowl parties – and it took place in Atherton

There have been a ton of Super Bowl parties over the past week but none was more super than the bash at venture capitalist and philanthropist Jillian Manus’s Atherton estate last night. Guests — a mix of celebrities, athletes, and a who’s who of Silicon Valley — paid $3,000 each to attend. They probably knew they were in […]

Click to read more →

Spotted: Panther fans on their bellies

Thumbnail image for Spotted: Panther fans on their bellies

InMenlo contributing photographer Irene Searles traveled to San Jose yesterday to photograph a sculptor we’d recently interviewed at his foundry. While there, she spotted people lying side-by-side in a line on the street. Why were they on their bellies? Turned out they were Carolina Panther fans trying to peek under the fence where the team is […]

Click to read more →

Make it a totally San Francisco Super Bowl!

Thumbnail image for Make it a totally San Francisco Super Bowl!

Are you ready for some football? It’s time to celebrate the Super Bowl in true San Francisco style. We will be kicking back on Sunday, watching all the festivities and enjoying as many iconic Bay Area treats as we can. First down: our favorite California cheeses with fabulous Boudin sourdough football bread. Second down: Classic Fisherman’s Wharf clam chowder in […]

Click to read more →

Any impact of Super Bowl 50 on Menlo Park and Atherton?

Thumbnail image for Any impact of Super Bowl 50 on Menlo Park and Atherton?

The answer to that question is “yes, sort of.” For philanthropic people with deep pockets, there’s the opportunity to rub shoulders with Joe Montana and Matt Williams at the Big Game Big Give event at the Atherton estate of Jillian Manus tomorrow night for a cool $3,000 a pop. There’s an additional Menlo Park connection; Brendy […]

Click to read more →

Sacred Heart Prep plays hard in second state title football game in three years

Thumbnail image for Sacred Heart Prep plays hard in second state title football game in three years

Sacred Heart Prep (12-3) traveled to San Diego last weekend to take on Rancho Bernardo High School (13-2) for the Division III-A state championship bowl game. The Gators kept the game close until the fourth quarter when the Broncos broke it open, ultimately winning by a score of 35-14. SHP senior tight end Andrew Daschbach (#20 […]

Click to read more →

M-A Girls Volleyball team is in SoCal to compete in California State Championship Finals

Thumbnail image for M-A Girls Volleyball team is in SoCal to compete in California State Championship Finals

Update: The Bears lost to defending state champion Redondo Union in three sets. By winning three sets in a row and beating first-seed Monte Vista High School (Danville) in the Northern California Regional Championships on Wednesday evening (Dec. 2), the Menlo-Atherton Girls Volleyball team earned a trip to Santiago Canyon College in Orange County where […]

Click to read more →