Mtn. View High boys basketball team shows vast improvement over last year

League play doesn’t begin until today, and the Mountain View High boys basketball team already has more than doubled last season’s win total.

The Spartans, coming off a dismal 4-20 campaign, are 9-2 under new coach Kevin Mack. Their ninth win – 70-58 over Rocklin – locked up third place at the Joe Schram Holiday Classic last week at St. Francis.


Slew of locals land on all-league teams for performances in fall

All-league honors were recently awarded to varsity high school athletes participating in fall sports. Athletes from local schools who earned such accolades are listed below.

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Sports on the Side

Eaton caps career

Los Altos High graduate Daniel Eaton, a reserve tight end on the UCLA football team, capped his college career last month. The redshirt junior is on track to graduate in the spring.

State meet stays

Fresno will remain the home for the CIF State Cross-Country Championships through 2021, according to a recent announcement from the California Interscholastic Federation Executive Committee. The new six-year agreement runs from 2016 to 2021 at Woodward Park, the only home the event has known since its inception in 1987.


TC's top 10 of 2015

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Los Altos High boys basketball players, from left, Thomas Kelleher, Nolan Brennan and Simon Heck enjoy their CCS championship.

From basketball teams to soccer squads and runners to tennis players, the local sports scene was chock full of champs in 2015. A few of them made history as well.

It wasn’t easy to limit the list to 10, but here’s the Town Crier’s annual countdown of the biggest sports stories of the year.


Oh-so-close contenders for the TC's top 10 of '15

• St. Francis High girls golf team wins CCS and NorCal titles.

• Lizzy Beutter pitches perfect game in Los Altos High’s five-inning softball win over Gunn.


Eagles claim Silver Division at soccer tourney

Courtesy of Barbara Carroll
The Los Altos High boys soccer team beat Monta Vista to win the Silver Division of the Homestead Christmas Cup.

The Los Altos High boys soccer team outlasted Monta Vista to seize the Silver Division of the Homestead Christmas Cup tournament.

With the game deadlocked at 1, the Eagles edged the Matadors in a penalty-kick shootout Dec. 19.


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