Sports

Catching up with filmmaker Bob Rider about his documentary on Joe Roth

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We first talked to Menlo Park resident Bob Rider when he and filmmaking partner, Phil Schaaf, had just finished a rough cut of their documentary on Cal quarterback, Joe Roth, who played his senior year in 1976 after being diagnosed with a recurrence of melanoma. Roth died in February, 1977, at his Berkeley apartment. Since then, […]

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Spotted: Huskies banner deep in Cardinal territory

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We salute this proud Washington Huskies fan for displaying this banner in the Stanford Oaks neighborhood of Menlo Park. You can’t get much deeper in Cardinal territory! And we like the dash of Halloween spirit. The Cardinal play the Huskies tonight at Stanford Stadium. Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2015

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M-A’s Jordan Mims selected High School Player of the Week by the San Francisco 49ers

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The San Francisco 49ers High School Player of the Week Award for week 7 goes to Jordan Mims of Menlo-Atherton High School. The Junior running back had a night for the record books in M-A’s 31-10 conference win over Aragon. Mims rushed for an astounding 321 yards – marking a new record for the Menlo-Atherton program. […]

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Five inducted into the Menlo School Athletics Hall of Fame

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Menlo School welcomed five inductees into the Athletics Hall of Fame during a ceremony earlier this month at the West Gym of the Athletic Center. Hall of Famers are recognized for leadership, sportsmanship and superiority in athletic competition, and dedicating countless hours to helping others achieve their athletic goals. Inductees are: Jason Armstrong ’00 – baseball and football Armstrong […]

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Fleet Feet Menlo Park front and center at Nike Women’s Half Marathon

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The Nike Women’s Half Marathon was held in San Francisco this morning and running the route was the Fleet Feet Menlo Park training team. Special shout out to InMenlo contributing photographer Irene Searles, (pictured right) in the center of photo (no cap). And congratulations to all participants!

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Add Janes Swim Club reunion planned for Sept. 26

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The Add Janes Swim Club reunion is set for Saturday, September 26, at noon at the Burgess Swim Center in Menlo Park. All former club members, swim students, and swim team members are welcome. There will be lunch and special awards. The event is hosted by former team members. Anyone interested in attending, please email bcferrin@yahoo.com

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M-A girls volleyball clinic and fundraiser set for September 18

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Come join the 2014 CCS Division One Girls Volleyball Champions for an afternoon of volleyball fun and skill-building. The players will again be hosting their annual Volleyball Clinic this Friday, Sept. 18 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Ayers Gym on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus. All players 3rd-8th grade are welcome; $30 per player. The proceeds support […]

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Tara VanDerveer to speak at Rotary Connects on September 16

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The Rotary Club of Menlo Park is hosting Rotary Connects on Wednesday September 16th, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Galata Bistro in downtown Menlo Park. The guest speaker for the evening is Tara VanDerveer, Stanford University Women’s Basketball coach. She led the Stanford Cardinal to two NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Championships: in 1990 […]

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Another successful Tour de Menlo wraps up with lunch at Menlo-Atherton High School

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Staying at pace with last year’s record number of riders, 524 cyclists took part in the 10th annual Tour de Menlo bike ride today. Whether they chose 35-. 45- or 65-miles, riders started and ended at Menlo-Atherton High School where they enjoyed a BBQ lunch provided by Lutticken’s. Local riders included Kathy Gilles (top) who […]

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Oasis team wins Men’s Softball D League in Menlo Park

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The Oasis team was the winner of this year’s Men’s Softball D League in Menlo Park, a program of the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. The D League is made up of intermediate to competitive players — most have played organized ball from Little League to high school with a few having competed in college. The season is 10 […]

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Sights seen at Menlo Charity Horse Show, which wraps up today with three $10,000 events

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Today is the last day of the 45th annual Menlo Charity Horse Show, which kicked off on August 4. InMenlo contributing photographer Laura Hamilton stopped by mid-week to capture some of the action. We feature a number of her photos. The Sunday events kick off at 7:30 am with the last event of the day — […]

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