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That was me wearing Kent Lockhart’s 1981 Gunn basketball jersey on the treadmill at Palo Alto Y, in January, 2016, for about 15 minutes

Hans Delannoy, approaching 500 career wins, coaching boys and girls in Palo Alto and San Ramon / Danville / Dublin, called and asked me to research the exact number of those came in 1973, at Cubberley. I went to Steve … Continue reading

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The tough, the strong

For certain members of the Gunn student body and community, the pulse must quicken with anticipation this week and perhaps for the next 12 days, a rarified situation created by Gunn’s selection to the Central Coast Section basketball tournament. The … Continue reading

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Gunn angle on two local sports milestones

The long and the short of it is that the Weekly had two sports stories yesterday in which I felt the Gunn context had been unjustly omitted and here in Plastic Alto, I seek the cure. First came news that … Continue reading

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CJ, Coach, Rambis and me, no kidding: honorable mentions of all time Bay Area and Palo Alto prep hoops legends

Hans Delannoy and I it seems like just yesterday — March 25, 2015 — were discussing an all time Palo Alto All City team, maybe five groups of five or 25 deep, and maybe a top 20 all Gunn team … Continue reading

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I shot 450 photos at 22 high school basketball games this season

and1: this one is on my camera/ phone but shot by I think former Coach Redfield, and shows me in front of the exact basket where 30 years or so prior, in 1981, my junior year at Gunn I scored … Continue reading

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The Mullin Show w. Al Palo Alto

The mullin show w. al palo alto The Mullin Show is Paly Vikings, 15-3, who have to win out against three tough teams and especially at Fremont Friday, Feb. 20 to take or tie for SCVAL De Anza League and … Continue reading

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From VTA to Vatican for former Gunn High journalist

Jim Yardley reports in The New York Times today from Vatican City on the surprise choice of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Francis. In 1981 I edited his first byline, an article about Gunn High students who took what is now … Continue reading

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