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 Senior Julian Sheehan looks to dribble around a Los Gatos player.

Boys Soccer Falls to Los Gatos after Penalty Kicks in CCS Semifinals

Devon Schaefer, Sports Editor
February 27, 2024

Menlo’s varsity boys soccer team fell to Los Gatos in the Division II CCS semifinals on Wednesday, Feb. 21. After the teams were tied 3-3 in regulation,...

Senior Andre Gonzalez Lombera celebrates after assisting Alessandro Velazquez’s first-half goal against Sacred Heart. The Knights won 5-0, with Gonzalez Lombera adding two more assists. Photo courtesy of Audrey Tsao

Boys Soccer Takes Down SHP 5-0

William Gardner, Staff Writer
February 26, 2024

There was action from the opening whistle of the boys varsity soccer game against rival Sacred Heart Prep on Friday, Jan. 12 when senior Eric Schmidtke...

The team celebrates after winning their third straight CCS title.

Girls Basketball Wins Third Straight CCS Championship

Noah Levin, Staff Writer
February 26, 2024

Menlo’s varsity girls basketball team captured their third straight CCS title with a dominant 49-33 win over No. 2 seed Half Moon Bay in the CCS...

Sophomore Ethan Zhao elevates for the mid-range jumper.

Boys Basketball Loses in Heartbreaking CCS Finals

Asher Darling, Assistant Sports Editor
February 26, 2024

Menlo’s varsity boys basketball team was narrowly defeated 57-52 in the CCS Division IV final at Mission College by No. 1 seed Carmel on Saturday, Feb....

Jaden Richardson (second from right) stands with his family on his visit to USC. Photo courtesy of Richardson

From the Bay to LA: Alum Jaden Richardson Fulfills Dreams of Playing Football at USC

Asher Darling, Assistant Sports Editor
February 14, 2024

Growing up as a USC fan, Menlo alum Jaden Richarson (‘20) always dreamed of playing at the Los Angeles Coliseum for the Trojans. On Jan. 2, 2024 Richardson...

Photo courtesy of Pam McKenney

Tennis Player Kate Hsia Serves Up a Golden Match

Devon Schaefer, Sports Editor
February 12, 2024

No double faults, no shots out of the lines and no shots to the net. In not losing a single point during her two-set match against Harker in early October,...

Illustration by Maya Stone

Community Reacts to New and Renewed Olympic Sports

Devon Schaefer, Sports Editor
January 24, 2024

In October, the International Olympic Committee approved six new sports for the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Flag football, which Menlo introduced...

Dorothy Zhang protects the ball from
a Sacred Heart player. File photos: CoA staff

Looking Forward to Menlo’s 2023-24 Soccer Seasons

Eleanor Kinder, Copy Editor
January 21, 2024

Girls: In the 2022-23 season, the Menlo girls soccer team won the West Bay Athletic League. This winter, they’re coming back for more. It won’t...

Sophomore Ella Skinner plays defense against a Bears player with the ball. Photo courtesy of Elise Chen

Girls Soccer Beats M-A 2-1

Anya Ramani, Staff Writer
January 18, 2024

Menlo’s varsity girls soccer team beat Menlo-Atherton 2-1 at home on Thursday, Jan. 4. The Knights quickly gained the lead with a goal from junior Audrey...

The team poses after the state championship. Photo courtesy of Jen Hsia

Girls Tennis Recap

Devon Schaefer, Sports Editor
January 17, 2024

On Nov. 20, the varsity girls tennis clinched a spot in the inaugural CIF State Championship with a 4-3 win against Monta Vista. Unfortunately, the team...

Student-Athletes Deal with Chronic Conditions

Student-Athletes Deal with Chronic Conditions

Andrea Li, Print Editor
January 15, 2024

Junior Scarlett Bundy sprints across the field with vigor and vitality. As she runs, the green grass blurs beneath her feet; her arms pump in tandem with...

Sophomore Ethan Zhao dribbles the ball down the court in the second half. Zhao was second in scoring for the Knights with seven points. Staff photo: Devon Schaefer

Boys Basketball Overwhelmed by Menlo-Atherton Sports

Devon Schaefer, Sports Editor
January 10, 2024

Menlo’s varsity boys basketball team fell to Menlo-Atherton 66-52 on Thursday, Dec. 21 at home. The Bears claimed the first point of the game, and the...

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