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All-star game nears

Los Altos High football coach Trevor Pruitt guides the North when it plays the South in the 40th annual Silicon Valley Youth Classic, slated 7:30 p.m. July 23 at San Jose City College. Also known as the Charlie Wedemeyer High School All-Star Football Game, the contest honors the late Los Gatos High coach and features senior standouts from throughout Santa Clara County. The North roster includes quarterback Lambie Lanman, receiver Victor Ruiz, defensive tackle Ofisa Pati and linebacker Josh Williams of Los Altos; utility player Anthony Avery and fullback Jake Butters of Mountain View; and halfback Alex Andrighetto and tackle Ryan Popolizio of St. Francis. For more information, visit youthclassic.org.

Flag football camp

Returning for its ninth year, After School Athletics’ Flag Football Summer Camp is scheduled 9 a.m. to noon July 28 through Aug. 1 at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 7-12. Instructors include football coaches from Mountain View and St. Francis highs and Foothill College. Cost is $250; lunch is an additional $50. To register, visit afterschoolathletics.com. For more information, contact Vince Giacomini at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (408) 892-9193, or Jerry Sorensen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 906-0491.

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Lambie leaves the barn; LA quarterback headed to Yale


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Lambie Lanman, Los Altos High’s starting quarterback the past two seasons, is headed to Yale University.

Los Altos High has been home to Lambie Lanman far longer than the four years he spent as a standout student-athlete there.

Lanman practically grew up on campus; in June he became the last of five brothers to graduate from the school.

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Annual Foothill College Circuit Race scheduled Sunday in Los Altos Hills


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Cyclists compete in last year’s “Learning Curve” race at Foothill College.

The Foothill College Circuit Race returns Sunday, with organizers hoping to raise more money for a bike/pedestrian path on the Los Altos Hills community college.

The fourth-annual event – known as “The Learning Curve”– will feature 12 divisional races. Races are scheduled 8 a.m. to approximately 6 p.m. at Foothill, 12345 S. El Monte Road.

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Los Altos teams earn high praise for high grades

The Central Coast Section honored seven teams from Los Altos High for their work in the classroom during the 2013-14 school year.

Their collective grade-point averages ranked from first to fourth among teams competing in their respective sport. Five squads in each sport received a CCS Scholastic Championship Team Award.

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Braves edge A's for title in Mustang 2 division


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The Braves won the Mustang 2 playoffs, edging the A’s in the final. The Braves, front, from left: Nik Khuntia, Nicky Morris, Matthew Wagenbrenner and Ian Shiu. Middle: Andrew Reilly, Gannon Munro, Romin Vasishta, Joel Arcune, Armaan Hedayati, Troy Kelsch, Nate Heppberger and Quinton Mastropietro. Back: Coaches James Reilly, David Morris, Randy Arcune and Tom Kelsch. The A’s, front: Bobby Wang, Austin Wang, Emmanuel Leblond, Tyler Heyl and Ryan Dissanayake. Middle: Nico Andrighetto, Tye Wilfong, John Bowers, Richard Colgrove, Adam Dailey and Tom Harpaz. Back: Coaches Mark Heyl, Pete Dailey and Domenic Andrighetto. Not pictured: Blake Johnson.

The Braves, a Mustang 2 division (ages 9-10) team from Los Altos-Mountain View PONY Baseball, recently completed a perfect five-game playoff run by defeating the Athletics 8-7 in the final.

Both teams entered the game with 4-0 records after rolling through their respective playoff brackets. The six-inning final featured five lead changes.

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Local golfers shine at Shoreline Jr. Classic

A slew of local golfers placed among the top five in their divisions at the Shoreline Junior Classic June 27 at Shoreline Golf Links in Mountain View. Los Altos resident Kripa Dharan tied for first in the Boys 10-11 division, shooting a nine-hole score of 32. Carisa Kim of Los Altos placed second in the Girls 10-11 division with a 38. In the girls 12-14 group, Mountain View resident Maddie Jun tied for third with an 18-hole score of 78 and Simar Singh of Los Altos tied for fifth with a 79. Connor Song tied for fifth in the Boys 7-9 division with a 43, while fellow Los Altos resident Sophie Thai tied for fifth in the Girls 7-9 group by shooting 48.

MVLA Girls Softball holds fall ball tryouts

Tryouts for Mountain View-Los Altos Girls Softball’s Nova Fall Ball teams are scheduled Aug. 16. Nova teams range from under-8 to under-16 age groups. For more information, visit mvlags.org.

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