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Egan Junior High seeks soccer coaches

Egan Junior High needs coaches for its seventh- and eighth-grade girls soccer teams. The season runs Feb. 6 through April 6; practices/games are 3-5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Pay is $800. For more information, contact athletic director Christy Eustice at 917-2253 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Spartans’ Sport Social set for Jan. 28 in MV

The Mountain View High School Sports Boosters’ Annual Sports Social is scheduled 7-11 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave. The fundraising event will feature athletic director Shelley Smith and varsity coaches from several Mountain View teams. Tickets are $75 and include all-you-can-eat taco bar, snacks and two beverage tickets. Proceeds will go toward updating the school’s athletic facilities and equipment. For tickets and more information, visit mvhssportsboosters.org.

LA's late goal leads to tie with MV

Just when it looked like the Mountain View High boys soccer team would break out of what coach Jim McGuirk called “tie mode,” Los Altos countered to keep its rival stuck in that status.

The visiting Eagles evened the score at 2 on Kai Moos’ goal with approximately five minutes remaining, sending the Spartans to their third consecutive tie.

Los Altos grad Kim earns LPGA Tour Card


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Golfer Lauren Kim is going pro after surviving three stages of LPGA qualifying.

Los Altos resident Lauren Kim, who graduated from Stanford University in June, is about to join the workforce in one of the most competitive fields in the world – professional golf.

She recently earned partial status on the LPGA Tour, “which means I get into tournaments based on a priority number,” Kim said. The Los Altos High grad expects to play in eight to 10 LPGA tourneys this year, along with 10-15 events on the developmental Symetra Tour.

MV girls squeak by Homestead 40-35


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Audrey Telkamp led the Mountain View High girls in scoring Friday night.

Homestead didn’t do enough to beat the Mountain View High girls basketball team Friday night, but the Spartans nearly did enough to beat themselves.

Mountain View held on for a 40-35 home win despite missing 10 of its 13 free throws in the fourth quarter and committing 23 turnovers in the contest.


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