Singh is in the swing

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Los Altos resident Simar Singh prepares to drive the ball during a recent event at Spyglass Hill Golf Course in Pebble Beach.

While golf is a leisurely game for some, it can be taxing for competitive players like Simar Singh.

Following back-to-back tournaments in Arkansas and Palm Desert with the California Junior Girls State Championship – which she won July 3 in Carmel after playing six rounds in four days – Singh was spent.


Without an angel, Foothill officials cancel annual bike race

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Sofia Marin wins her division of last year’s Foothill College Circuit Race.

It appears only an angel can resurrect the recently canceled Foothill College Circuit Race.

More specifically, an angel funder is needed to sponsor the annual bicycle race known as “The Learning Curve,” which raised money to build a bike/pedestrian path on the Los Altos Hills community college campus.


Johnson named starting pitcher in today's Triple-A All-Star Game

Pitcher Erik Johnson of Los Altos has been chosen to start the Triple-A All-Star Game, scheduled today at Werner Park in Omaha, Neb.

Johnson – who plays for Chicago White Sox affiliate the Charlotte Knights – will take the mound for the International League squad. The Los Altos High graduate leads the league in strikeouts (96 as of last week), has a 7-5 record and a 2.86 ERA that ranks eighth in the IL. Johnson, 25, averages 10.21 strikeouts per nine innings, tops in the league.


Mountain View High tabs Johnson, Lundberg as top athletes

Mountain View High honored seniors Austin Johnson and Allie Lundberg as its Athletes of the Year.

Johnson was voted all-league in football and baseball this year and played basketball as well.


TKA's Cummings recognized for lettering in equestrian program

Emma Cummings of Mountain View last month graduated from The King’s Academy having lettered in an unusual high school sport all four years.

Cummings earned her fourth lapel pin and patch for participating in the United States Equestrian Foundation’s high school athletic program.


Los Altos High honors its top athletes of year

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Patrick McColl, who played basketball and baseball for Los Altos High, was named the school’s Senior Boy Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Los Altos High recently recognized its top athletes, scholar athletes and coaches for the 2014-15 school year and also handed out plaques to four-year varsity athletes.

Those honored are listed below.


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