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Chryst picks Stanford over USC, Alabama

Chryst picks Stanford over USC, Alabama

Zach Rizk, Columnist
June 29
Filed under College Sports, Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

Palo Alto high school’s standout quarterback Keller Chryst (‘14) decided to stay in his hometown, Palo Alto, after committing to the Stanford Cardinal, Thursday. Chryst picked Stanford over offers from Alabama, Arizona, USC and Pitt. "I just felt it was the best for me overall," Chryst said to...

Fresh out of Luck

Fresh out of Luck

Josh Stern, Staff Writer
October 10
Filed under College Sports, Columns, Top Stories

Before Stanford played USC, I was ready to write a long column on all the ways the Cardinal needed to step up in order to repeat the success of previous seasons. After its first two games, Stanford seemed like it wouldn't be able to win against a decent team. But as I stormed the field with the re...

2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials Wrap-up

2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials Wrap-up

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
July 1
Filed under Pro Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

For some, it's only 200 meters from across the pond. Caitlin Leverenz and Ariana Kukors (the World and American Record holder) got all of the headlines when they took their berths to the 2012 London Olympics with first and second place finishes (2:10.22; 2:11.30) in the women’s 200-meter IM finals...

The Pac-Anticlimactic

The Pac-Anticlimactic

Peter Dennis, Columnist
February 2
Filed under College Sports, Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

Sometimes I get ashamed for living in California. Mind you, that’s not very often, what with our low 60’s weather in the winter (and we complain for every degree of it), lack of obnoxious accents, sweet catch phrase “West Coast/Best Coast,” and just general awesomeness, but still, with our premier...

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