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When moral principles won out over basketball ambitions

May 27, 2015

In a world of moral compromise and rationalization, it’s uplifting to read about a man who did the right thing at the right time. That man was the Rev. John Lo Schiavo, who served as president of the University of … Continue reading

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Stanford women finish out of top 10

May 26, 2015

   Despite reaching the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships in Waco, Texas, the Stanford women finished outside the top 10 in the national rankings for the first time since at least 1987.   The Cardinal (18-6) rose three places ...

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Stanford, Cal women fall in NCAA individual finals

May 25, 2015
Stanford, Cal women fall in NCAA individual finals

North Carolina's Jamie Loeb defeated Stanford's CarolZhao for the NCAA title. 2014 photo by Paul Bauman   This is getting a bit old for Stanford and Cal women.   Today in Waco, Texas, they fell to 0-3 in NCAA singles or doubles fina...

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Stanford’s Zhao rallies to gain NCAA final

May 24, 2015

   It turns out that Carol Zhao plays pretty well from behind, too.   The Stanford star, seeded second, reeled off the last nine games in her 2-6, 6-4, 6-0 victory over No. 9-16 Josie Kuhlman of Florida today in Waco, Texa...

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Stanford’s Zhao reaches NCAA semis on wild day

May 23, 2015

   Suddenly, Stanford's Carol Zhao is favored to win the NCAA women's singles title.   On a day when top-seeded Robin Anderson of UCLA and defending champion Danielle Collins of Virginia lost, the second-seeded Zhao reached the semi...

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Stanford’s Zhao gains NCAA quarters; Cal star upset

May 23, 2015

   The Stanford women had a great day in the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships.   The Cal women, not so much.   Stanford's Carol Zhao, seeded second in singles, reached the singles quarterfinals with another dominatin...

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Cal, Stanford women reach last 16 in NCAA singles

May 22, 2015

   Two women from Cal and one from Stanford reached the round of 16 on Thursday in the NCAA Singles Championships in Waco, Texas.   Advancing on a chilly day, in contrast to Wednesday's heat and humidity, were fourth-seeded Maegan M...

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Piedmont’s McDonald stunned in NCAA singles

May 20, 2015
Piedmont’s McDonald stunned in NCAA singles

Third-seeded Mackenzie McDonald, a UCLA sophomore fromPiedmont, lost to Lloyd Glasspool of Texas 6-0, 6-2 in the firstround of the NCAA Singles Championships in Waco, Texas.2012 photo by Paul Bauman   Not only was Mackenzie McDonald of Piedmo...

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Altamirano adds NCAA team title to resume

May 19, 2015
Altamirano adds NCAA team title to resume

Sacramento's Collin Altamirano, the 2013 USTA 18-and-under champion, helped No. 3 Virginia topple No. 1 Okla-homa 4-1 for the NCAA title. 2014 photo by Paul Bauman   Collin Altamirano is building quite an amateur resume.   The 19-ye...

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Altamirano helps Virginia reach NCAA final

May 19, 2015
Altamirano helps Virginia reach NCAA final

One second after a teammate's victory, Collin Altamiranoof Sacramento clinched No. 3 Virginia's win over No. 2and host Baylor. 2014 photo by Paul Bauman    It happened within one second.   Mitchell Frank and Sacramento's Collin Alta...

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