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LAHS seeks coaches

Los Altos High seeks coaches for girls varsity basketball and girls junior-varsity field hockey. If interested, contact athletic director Kim Cave at 960-8857 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

How to climb Shasta

REI in Mountain View is scheduled to host a free digital presentation, “Climbing Mount Shasta: Tips for the Novice and the Expert,” 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday. Chris Carr, REI’s Shasta climbing guide, will discuss the major routes to the peak (including Avalanche Gulch, Casaval Ridge, Sargeant’s Ridge and Hotlum Glacier) and share his expertise on mountaineering gear and technique, best times to climb, U.S. Forest Service regulations and mountain weather. REI is located at 450 Charleston Road. To reserve a seat, visit

Ride registration

Registration for the Sequoia Century Bicycle Ride – scheduled June 2, beginning at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills – is under way. 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 Saratoga, Los Altos Hills and Portola Valley (50 miles). Registration is $60 through May 19 and $75 after that. For more information, visit

Spring hoops camp

Spartans Sports Camp’s Spring Break Basketball Camp is scheduled 9 a.m. to noon April 8-12 at Mountain View High. It is open to boys and girls in grades 4-8. Led by Mountain View coaches and alumni, the fast-paced camp will focus on shooting, ball handling and defense. Campers will get a chance to use the school’s new shooting machine. Cost is $195. For more information or to register, call 479-5906 or visit

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, call (408) 392-0170 or visit

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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 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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