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Local fans have the chance to cheer on the Menlo-Atherton Bears as they take a run at a state championship title. As the No. 1 seed in NorCal Division I, the M-A Bears get home court advantage for the first three rounds of the NorCal playoffs.

With a 28-2 record, the M-A girls will take on No. 9 Folsom (26-4) Saturday, March 11 at 6:00 pm in the NorCal quarterfinals. After winning their third consecutive Peninsula Athletic League championship and two games in the CCS Open Division elite bracket, the Bears have the best overall record for a Bay Area girls’ team.

If the Bears beat Folsom, they’ll host the NorCal semifinal game Tuesday, March 14 at 7:00 pm.

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M-A Girls win 1st place at CCS Wrestling Tournament

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The Menlo-Atherton Girls Varsity Wrestling team won 1st place at the Central Coast Section (CCS) Tournament last weekend, (February 3-4), making M-A history with the first-ever CCS Wrestling title for M-A, girls or boys! The grappling girls attacked the competition at Oak Grove High School in San Jose earning 1st place out of 66 schools with 28 […]

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Super Bowl hot dogs make perfect game day snack when filled with super food

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An event as epic as the Super Bowl needs Super Food. This year we are keeping it simple and vibrant by kicking things off with “super food” topped hot dogs. A quick rush to the Menlo Park Farmers Market to intercept fresh greens was all it took. Loaded with vitamin C, calcium and carotenoids, my bunch of […]

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M-A football coach Adhir Ravipati receives Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double Goal Coach Award

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Menlo-Atherton High School’s head varsity football coach, Adhir Ravipati, has been chosen as a San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Winner for Positive Coaching Alliance’s Double-Goal Coach Award. PCA annually honors youth and high school sports coaches from throughout the U.S. who embody the ideals of the Double-Goal Coach® who strives to win, while also pursuing the […]

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M-A student athletes participate in National Letter of Intent Signing Day

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The Menlo-Atherton High School Athletic Department hosted a ceremony in Ayers Gym today for those senior athletes who have signed letters of intent to participate in athletics in college. Co-athletic director Paul Snow (far right below) introduced the athletes with a summation of their accomplishments. Aquatics, one of the school’s long-time strengths, dominated with volleyball a […]

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Malcolm McGinnis remembered at fundraising event for M-A lacrosse scholarship

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Locals turned out tonight at Freewheel Brewing Company, which the late Malcolm McGinnis opened with a number of co-partners four years ago. Malcolm, who passed away in September, was active as a lacrosse coach at Menlo-Atherton High School, where his son Duncan played. Daughter Lauren, a senior at M-A, has also been involved in athletics at […]

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M-A heads to state finals after commanding victory over Manteca in Div. 3-AA playoff game

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It’s not every Saturday morning that you pick up the San Francisco Chronicle sports section and find a big photo of hometown football team, the Menlo-Atherton Bears. Such was the case today after the Bears beat the Manteca Buffaloes 49-21 on their home turf, Coach Parks Field, last night in a Division 3-AA playoff game. The […]

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David Klein returns to M-A as head baseball coach

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Those who follow the Menlo Park Legends know that David Klein has stayed true to his baseball playing roots. Now the Menlo-Atherton High School alumnus is taking it a step further, joining his alma mater as Head Varsity Baseball Coach. As head coach of the Legends, a collegiate summer baseball program, David has coached more than […]

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Menlo Knights capture first state volleyball championship in school history

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It was a year of firsts for Menlo volleyball, and on Saturday, Dec. 3., the Knights picked up the ultimate first: a state championship. Through all the years of successful volleyball teams, this year’s team took the first CIF title in Menlo history. On the road to the state final, the Knights dropped just one […]

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M-A Girl’s Wrestling team hosts “Bear Bash” on Dec. 3

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The top-ranked and growing Menlo-Atherton High School Girls’ Wrestling team will be hosting their annual tournament, “Bear Bash,” at M-A on Saturday, December 3rd from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm in Ayers Gym. There will be 90 female wrestlers participating in the tournament from across the Bay Area. The M-A  team was recently ranked #1 in […]

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Menlo-Atherton High School football wins Central Coast Section Open Division 1 championship

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The Menlo-Atherton High School football team beat Milipitas last night to win the Central Coast Section Open Division 1 championship, their first title since 2008 and the third in the program’s history. While the team rang up big offensive scores on its way to the title match, this win was based more on defense. They’ve shut out […]

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