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Artim, Baty honored

Two St. Francis High players were recently named to Cal-Hi Sports’ All-State Football Team. Senior defensive lineman Shane Artim was selected Third Team Defense; defensive back Landon Baty was chosen for the Junior Class Third Team.

Winter sports camps

Spartans Sports Camp has scheduled basketball and lacrosse camps during winter break, Feb. 18-22, at Mountain View High. The basketball camp is open to boys and girls in grades 4-8 and the lacrosse camp is for boys in grades 6-8. Run by Mountain View coaches, each camp is set to run 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at a cost of $195. The basketball camp will focus on games and drills – such as shooting, ball-handling, defense and agility – and there will be an opportunity to use the school’s new shooting machine. The lacrosse camp will cover passing, cradling and increasing general lacrosse IQ; participants must bring their own helmet, gloves, shoulder pads, arm pads and stick. For more information or to register, call 479-5906 or visit www.SpartansSportsCamp.com.

LL welcomes players

Los Altos & Los Altos Hills Little League’s spring-season registration is scheduled through February. The league welcomes new and returning players, ages 5-16, in baseball and girls softball and T-ball. To register or for more information, visit www.losaltoslittleleague.com.

Softball sign-ups

Mountain View-Los Altos Girls Softball sign-ups are under way. The league, open to girls 5-16, stresses skill development, teamwork, sportsmanship and fun. To register or for more information, visit www.mvlags.org.

PONY registration

Los Altos-Mountain View PONY Baseball registration has opened for the spring season. The league is for boys and girls ages 5-19. Practice begins in March and the season runs through May or June. To register or for more information, visit www.lamvpb.org.

CIF offers newsletter

The California Interscholastic Federation, the governing body for the state’s high school sports, issues a free monthly newsletter via email for parents/guardians of student-athletes in California. The newsletter aims to keep parents informed of issues like health and safety, eligibility and upcoming state championship events. To subscribe or for more information, visit www.cifstate.org/index.php/parents.

Special coaches needed

The Special Olympics of Santa Clara County needs coaches for a variety of sports. No prior coaching experience is necessary. For more information and directions to the office, call (408) 392-0170 or visit www.sonc.org.

Local sports on the net

KMVT Community Television webcasts its high school sports programming at www.kmvt15.org. KMVT serves Los Altos, Mountain View and Cupertino.

TC sports watch

If you have an idea for a sports story or would like to comment on the section, contact sports editor Pete Borello. He can be reached by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ); phone (948-9000, ext. 315); fax (948-9213); or mail (Town Crier, Attn: Sports, 138 Main St., Los Altos, CA 94022).

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