Sports

M-A Girls Wrestling Team ranked #1 in CCS – and boasts two nationally ranked wrestlers

The Menlo-Atherton High School Girls Wrestling Team is having another great season. The team is ranked #1 in the Central Coast Section and has two U.S. nationally-ranked wrestlers in the National Girls High School rankings – senior Fola Akinola is ranked 7th and team captain Lauren McDonnell is ranked 17th. These rankings are created by […]

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Community celebrates Menlo-Atherton High School state football champion team

The community turned out yesterday to honor the Menlo-Atherton High School football team which last December became the the first team in the school’s history to win a championship. The  Bears defeated Lincoln (San Diego) 21-7 to win the CIF Division 3-AA State Championship. Top photo shows team with coach Adhir Ravipati with player Noa Ngalu. […]

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M-A football championship will be celebrated on Jan. 12 with a parade and rally

The Menlo-Atherton High School state champion football team will be honored with a parade on Saturday, Jan. 12,  at 10:00 am in downtown Menlo Park. A rally will follow at Burgess Park. The parade route starts at the Caltrain station parking lot and make its way westbound on Santa Cruz Avenue. At Crane Street it […]

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Alley-Oops Kids holds 3 Point Shootout fundraiser

Brothers Shay and Rishan Patel had been dreaming of throwing a three point contest fundraiser after watching the NBA version year after year. This year they made it happens as Alley-Oop Kids has been growing and thinking of really fun, kid-centric ways to fundraise. This past Sunday, Jan 6, Alley-Oop Kids and co-sponsor, SportsHouse, threw […]

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Here’s what captured the attention of InMenlo readers in 2018

We usually look back at a year with a top 20 list of most read posts. But reviewing both our webpage and Facebook stats, what quickly emerges is that a group of topics got people’s attention. High on reader’s interest list is news that revolved around restaurants and chefs, with the unsuccessful efforts to save […]

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Menlo-Atherton football champs will be honored with a parade in January

The 2018 CIF Division 3-AA State Champion Menlo-Atherton Bears football team will be honored with a parade and celebration on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The parade will tentatively start at 9:00 am. “The City of Menlo Park couldn’t be more proud of our state champions, the Menlo-Atherton Bears!” said Mayor Ray Mueller. “In discussing it […]

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Menlo-Atherton High School wins first ever football state championship

The 2018 Menlo-Atherton Bears football team accomplished what no team had done since the school’s opening in 1951 when it defeated Lincoln (San Diego) 21-7 last night at Sequoia High School, winning the school’s first CIF Division 3-AA State Championship. Bolstered by a stingy defense which limited Lincoln to just one touchdown, the offense was […]

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Menlo-Atherton Bears in CIF State title game at Sequoia on Dec. 15

The Menlo-Atherton Bears (12-2) will take on Lincoln-San Diego (11-4) for the CIF State 3AA Championship this Saturday, Dec. 15,  at 6:00 pm. The game will be played at Sequoia High School. “Would be great to have a bunch of alumni there (or from other local schools)!” co-Athletic Director Paul Snow posted on Facebook. You […]

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Bear Bash Girls Wrestling Tournament slated for Nov. 24 at M-A

Bring your friends and family to the Bear Bash Girls Wrestling Tournament on Nov. 24 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, hosted by the Menlo-Atherton High School Girls Wrestling Team, one of the top five teams in California Girls wrestling is one of the fastest growing sports in the country. There are now 28 girls on […]

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Scott Kaloust completes challenging open water swim – crossing the English Channel

Last month, Menlo Park orthodontist Scott Kaloust completed the most challenging open water swim he’s attempted, swimming about 21 miles across the English Channel from Dover to Calais in just under 15 hours. Having already swum the Catalina Channel (20 miles between Catalina Island and the California mainland) and Manhattan Island (a 30-mile circumnavigation of […]

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Seven individuals and two teams inducted into Menlo-Atherton High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame

Menlo-Atherton High School held its 10th Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night at the Palo Alto Elks Club. Seven individuals and two teams were inducted spanning the years from 1965 through 2011. The mission of the Hall of Fame is to recognize those athletes, coaches, teams, and community service individuals who, through their […]

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