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Sports on the Side

Garden tour bike ride

GreenTown Los Altos has scheduled another bicycle ride with a theme – the Native Garden Bike Tour. It is slated to start 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the Lazy Foot Chicken Ranch, 160 W. Portola Ave.. The free ride spans 8 miles, running approximately 2 1/2 hours, and includes four stops to meet homeowners. To register, visit eventbrite.com/event/5333233846#.

Softball tryouts

Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball invites players ages 7-12 to try out for Summer Stars, its skill-development program. Tryouts are scheduled 1 p.m. Sunday at Stevenson Park in Mountain View. The season is slated to run June 1 through July 27. Participants practice twice a week and play games each weekend. Cost is $225. To register for the tryouts and for more information, visit www.mvlags.org/summerstars.

Let’s get physicals

Mountain View High’s pre-participation physicals are slated 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday and May 27 in the school’s athletic training room. Wear a T-shirt and shorts. Dr. Chris Chung will conduct the exams. Cost is $35; proceeds benefit the school’s sports medicine program. To register, visit sharepoint.mvla.net/mvhs/Athletics and click “Documents and Forms,” then the “Athletic Program Enrollment Form” link. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Soccer sign-ups

Registration is open for AYSO Region 43’s fall soccer season. The region serves boys and girls in grades K-12 who live in northern Los Altos and Los Altos Hills. AYSO follows six philosophies: everyone plays, player development, positive coaching, good sportsmanship, balanced teams and open registration. Sign up by Monday to receive a discount.

To register or for more information, visit ayso43.org.

Ride registration

Registration for the Sequoia Century Bicycle Ride – slated June 2 at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills – is underway. Organized by the Western Wheelers Bicycle Club, the event offers three routes through the mountains to the coast and back (100 and 200 kilometers and 100 miles) and another through Los Altos Hills, Saratoga and Portola Valley (50 miles). Registration is $60 through Sunday, $75 after that. For more information, visit www.westernwheelers.org/sequoia.

Summer camp sign-ups

Registration for Spartans Sports Camp’s summer program is under way. Directed by Doug Wiersig, the second-year camp is scheduled June 10 through Aug. 2 at Mountain View High. It offers seven sessions of multisport camps (for those entering grades 3-6) and strength and agility camps (grades 6-12), and two sessions of sport-specific camps in basketball, soccer and baseball. In addition, there are advanced camps in girls volleyball and girls water polo, and a boys lacrosse camp. Proceeds benefit Mountain View High athletics. To register or for more information, visit www.spartanssportscamp.com.

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