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LAHS diver honored

Los Altos High’s Riley Fujioka has been named an All-American in girls diving. Only 100 high school girls receive this status each year. Fujioka placed sixth at the Central Coast Section championships last spring. She is entering her junior year.

Good ‘Vision’

Three teams from the Vision Volleyball Club with local players placed among the top 15 of their divisions at the USAV Girls Junior National Championships, which concluded July 2 in New Orleans. Vision 17 Gold, featuring St. Francis High’s Jenna Adams, finished fifth (7-2 record) in the 17 Open Division; Vision Gold 15, including St. Francis’ Julia DeVine and Mollie Ebertin, placed 10th (7-4) in the 15 Open Division; and Vision Gold 18, featuring Los Altos High’s Carmen Annevelink, came in 14th (6-4) in the 18 Open Division.


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Bad break for Johnson

Miami Heat guard Tyler Johnson, a Mountain View native, suffered a broken jaw in an NBA summer league game against the Los Angeles Clippers July 8 in Orlando. The injury is expected to sideline Johnson for at least six weeks. The former St. Francis High standout played in 32 games as an undrafted rookie last season, averaging 5.9 points per contest.

Golf tourney nears

The 26th annual Los Altos Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament is scheduled Aug. 3 at Los Altos Golf & Country Club., 1560 Country Club Drive. Registration is scheduled 10-11 a.m., the putting contest at 10-11:30 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m. and the shotgun start (scramble format) at noon. A party featuring cocktails, barbecue dinner, awards presentation, silent auction and drawing for prizes is slated to follow at 5 p.m. Cost is $250 per player, $65 for the party only. To register and for more information, visit


Mountain View High tabs Johnson, Lundberg as top athletes

Mountain View High honored seniors Austin Johnson and Allie Lundberg as its Athletes of the Year.

Johnson was voted all-league in football and baseball this year and played basketball as well.


Los Altos High honors its top athletes of year

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Patrick McColl, who played basketball and baseball for Los Altos High, was named the school’s Senior Boy Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Los Altos High recently recognized its top athletes, scholar athletes and coaches for the 2014-15 school year and also handed out plaques to four-year varsity athletes.

Those honored are listed below.


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MV High’s Levy lands scholarship

Conner Levy is this year’s winner of the $1,000 scholarship provided by the Mountain View High Sports Boosters. Levy, who played lacrosse for the Spartans, is headed to the University of Michigan in the fall. In recommending him for the scholarship, Mountain View lacrosse coach Joe Jutter said Levy “is not only an outstanding individual, but he’s also an outstanding leader. … He has never missed a game in his entire high school career. He led this year by example with the desire to succeed and improve everybody’s lives.”

Christmas in July 5K set for Sunday morn

The Christmas in July 5K Run/Walk is slated 9 a.m. Sunday, starting at On Your Mark, 378 Main St., Los Altos. The course includes pathways in Los Altos Hills. Refreshments and a raffle follow. Proceeds benefit Hope’s Corner, a nonprofit organization that provides comfort, assistance and meals to local people in need. Registration is $15, free for ages 5 and under and $50 for families of six or less. Participants are also asked to donate a pair of new or gently used running shoes. To register for the event or make a donation, visit and type “Christmas in July” in the search field.


Los Altos High reveals winners of spring sports team awards

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Senior infielder Kaitlyn Schiffhauer was named the Los Altos High softball team’s Best Offensive Player.

Los Altos High recently recognized athletes who won 2015 Spring Sports Team Awards.

Varsity award-winners are listed below.


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