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Hills resident Schott enters hall of fame

Los Altos Hills resident Steve Schott will be inducted into the Santa Clara University Athletic Hall of Fame at a ceremony scheduled May 16 on campus. The 1960 graduate was a pitcher on the baseball team who later donated $4 million toward building a new baseball stadium at Santa Clara. The 1,500-seat Stephen Schott Baseball Stadium opened in 2005. A founding partner of Citation Builders, Schott co-owned the Oakland A’s with Ken Hofmann for nearly 10 years.

Local region of AYSO kicks off 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. The registration fee is discounted from $195 to $170 if paid by May 20. To register and for more information, visit ayso43.org.

May 9 golf tourney benefits baseball club

The Los Altos Hills-based Peninsula Baseball Club has scheduled a golf tournament May 9 at Shoreline Golf Links in Mountain View to raise funds for the 12-year-old team’s upcoming trip to Cooperstown, N.Y., to play at Dreams Park. Check-in time is 11:30 a.m., with box lunch to follow, and the tourney tees off at 1 p.m. Cost is $100, which includes greens fee, lunch, cart and $4 merchandise credit. Contest and hole sponsorships are available. To reserve a spot and for more information, contact Robert Nardone at (408) 832-1077 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Champions event slated for Saturday

Children’s Champions – a fundraising event featuring an array of fitness activities, arts and crafts and games – is slated 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Stanford Stadium. NFL players Will Tukuafu, Luke Marquardt and Alex Debniak of the San Francisco 49ers and Miles Burris, Trent Edwards and Latavius Murray of the Oakland Raiders are set to appear. Proceeds benefit the Wender Weis Foundation for Children and Fit Kids, which aim to improve children’s self-esteem and promote a healthy, active lifestyle among children in underserved communities, respectively. Tickets start at $250 per family. For tickets and more information, visit childrens-champions.eventbrite.com.

MVHS Sports Boosters create scholarship for senior athlete

The Mountain View High School Sports Boosters have established a $1,000 scholarship this year for a senior student-athlete headed for college. The application deadline is May 12. For an application and more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Los Altos High needs coach for girls varsity soccer team

Los Altos High seeks a girls varsity soccer coach for next season. If interested, contact athletic director Kim Cave at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Aloha Volleyball Club offers clinics for players 14 and under

Aloha Volleyball Club, directed by Los Altos High girls coach Peter Kim, has scheduled five three-session clinics on the fundamentals of volleyball. The clinics, open to boys and girls 14 and under, are scheduled three Sundays a month through May at Santa Clara High. Cost is $40 per clinic or $100 for three sessions. For more information, visit alohavbc.com.

Calif. Interscholastic Federation seeks All-Century Team noms

The California Interscholastic Federation is accepting spring-sport nominations for its All-Century Teams. The CIF governs the state’s high school sports. Former student-athletes who demonstrated significant athletic contributions in CIF-approved sports are eligible and anyone can nominate a student-athlete they deem worthy. Spring nominations will be accepted through May. Voting will take place during the next school year. For more information, visit cifstate.org.

Los Altos Tennis Club welcomes new members

The Los Altos Tennis Club seeks members. The club schedules several tennis matches through the year, along with charity and social events. If interested, email Sherry Barba at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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