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Circuit race returns

The fourth annual Foothill College Circuit Race, “The Learning Curve,” is scheduled 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 13 on the Los Altos Hills campus. Cyclists from the Juniors, Elite, Masters and Elite Pro divisions will race on the 1.09-mile loop around Foothill, climbing 60 feet in the process. Prizes for the winners range from medals to $500, depending on division. All racers must have a USA Cycling license; one-day and annual licenses will be sold at registration. Registration is $15-$35 through July 10 and an additional $10 after that. Proceeds go toward building a pedestrian/bike path from El Monte Road to campus. For more information, call 279-8472 or visit foothillcollegecircuitrace.com.

Eagles make grade(s)

The Los Altos High girls track and field team last month was recognized as a CIF State Academic Team Champion for posting the highest GPA in its sport (3.90). The Eagles were one of only three teams from the Central Coast Section to garner such an award from the California Interscholastic Federation, which governs the state’s high school sports. Los Altos will receive a banner suitable for display in its gym.

Red Star registration

Registration is open for Red Star Soccer Academy summer training programs, including its Shooting Star Striker Training. Weeklong full, half-day and two-hour programs are offered to boys and girls ages 7-14 through July at Grant Park in Los Altos. Cost is $130-$295; scholarships and financial aid are available. To register and for more information, call 380-0099 or visit redstarsoccer.com.

Track time

The Fox Athletics track and field team has started its summer season. The Los Altos-based club practices 4:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. For more information, contact coach Dave Barth at 823-5167 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Ready for some football?

Registration for Mountain View/Los Altos Pop Warner youth football and cheer (ages 8-14) is under way. To register online, visit mvmarauders.com. For more information, call Marty Kosofsky at (408) 736-7801.

Sports camp sign-ups

Spartans Sports Camp offers multisport, weeklong sessions for boys and girls in grades 2-6 as well as sport-specific sessions for grades 5-9 at Mountain View High. There are also be strength and conditioning camps for grades 6-12, along with cheerleading camps for grades Pre-K to 8. Mountain View coaches and student-athletes run the camp, slated through Aug. 1. Fees vary; proceeds benefit the athletic department. To register and for more information, visit spartans-sportscamp.com.

Soccer kicks into gear

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. The registration fee is $195. To register and for more information, visit ayso43.org.

LAHS seeks coaches

Los Altos High seeks several coaches for the next school year. Openings include head coaches for varsity boys water polo (fall sport), junior-varsity girls soccer (winter) and varsity girls gymnastics (spring); and an assistant coach for varsity boys basketball (winter). If interested, contact athletic director Kim Cave at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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If you have an idea for a local sports story, contact Pete Borello. He can be reached four ways: by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; by phone at 948-9000, ext. 315; by fax at 948-9213; or by regular mail at 138 Main St., Los Altos, CA 94022.

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