Sports

Rick Timmons is official artist of 2016 Menlo Charity Horse Show

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Rick Timmons of Dallas, Texas, will be the official artist of the 2016 Menlo Charity Horse Show. His artwork,  titled Cloud Jumper, is valued at $6,400 and will be auctioned off Friday night, August 12, at the Gala Dinner (sponsored by Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry) which immediately follows the $10,000 Ryman Take Your Own Line Speed Jumping […]

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11th annual Big Bear Run will be held on May 1

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The Menlo-Atherton High School Athletic Boosters is holding its 11th annual Big Bear 5K run on May 1 at 9:00 am. The fundraising event usually attracts about 1,000 runners. The course starts at M-A and loops around the Lindenwood neighborhood in Atherton and back to the high school. You can mail in registration or drop […]

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Parent ed topic on March 29 is “Helping Young Athletes Reach Their Potential”

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 […]

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M-A Girls Varsity Soccer win first ever CCS title

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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 […]

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Menlo-Atherton Bears bring home two PAL tourney basketball titles

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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, […]

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

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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 […]

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David Klein launches inspirational podcasts on lessons learned through sports

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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Spotted: Panther fans on their bellies

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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 […]

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Make it a totally San Francisco Super Bowl!

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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