Staying in the game

 Kai Jarmon
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Los Altos High grad Kai Jarmon heads to the University of Texas at Austin football field for the last time as a player, above, on Senior Day Nov. 27.

Kai Jarmon’s playing career may be over, but the University of Texas at Austin senior isn’t leaving football behind. The next chapter in the Los Altos native’s life still revolves around the sport the receiver has loved since grade school.

Flax flexes marketing muscles to catch colleges’ attention

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Mountain View High’s Austin Flax races toward the end zone in last year’s rivalry game against Los Altos. Flax committed to Drake University earlier this month.

It wasn’t just his performance on the football field and in the classroom that earned Austin Flax 13 college scholarship offers, from which he recently chose Drake University. The Mountain View High senior’s marketing skills proved instrumental as well.

Hooper makes impact on & off football field

Trevor Hooper
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Trevor Hooper as a running back for Mountain View High.

Since graduating from Mountain View High in 2002, Trevor Hooper traveled as far as Buffalo to pursue his love for football before finding another passion – helping others.

Spartans stumble in CCS opener

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Mountain View halfback Julian Daniels looks for room to run. He rushed for 84 yards Saturday.

The life of a football coach requires watching plenty of game film, and it’s something Mountain View High’s Shelley Smith dreaded after Saturday’s 20-10 loss to Burlingame in the Central Coast Section Division III quarterfinals.

“I’ve got to look at it,” he said, “but I’m going to hate watching that darn film.”

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