Sports on the Side for Oct. 28

LAHS pumpkin patch closes Friday

The Los Altos High School Athletic Boosters’ annual pumpkin patch is slated to run through Friday in the far-left side of the student parking lot at 201 Almond Ave. Hours are 2-6 p.m. Proceeds benefit Los Altos High athletics.

Sports this week: Virtual 5k, MVHS athletics meeting and more

BAWSI’s virtual 5K set for this weekend

The Bay Area Women’s Sports Initiative’s inaugural charity run, the BAWSI Moves Virtual 5K, is scheduled Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds will benefit the San Jose-based nonprofit’s programs that provide free physical education and empowerment programs to girls from underserved communities and to children with disabilities. Several local residents are involved with the organization. Those participating in the 5K may run, walk or roll. The registration fee starts at $35. To register, visit For more information on BAWSI, visit

Sports on the Side for Oct. 14

LAHS diver Gaylord commits to college

Los Altos High diver Cyrus Gaylord, a senior, last month committed to Claremont McKenna College. Gaylord made the Central Coast Section finals as a sophomore.

Sports on the Side for Oct. 7

Nominees sought for Double-Goal Coaches

The Positive Coaching Alliance welcomes nominations for its 2020 Double-Goal Coach Awards, which honor coaches who not only strive to win, but also teach life lessons through sports and show players how to respect the game.

Sports on the Side for Sept. 30

Carter goes from Cal to Santa Barbara

Los Altos High graduate Danielle Carter is now a member of the women’s swim team at UC Santa Barbara, having transferred from UC Berkeley after one year. A standout in the backstroke, Carter qualified for the high school state finals four times.

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