Sports on the Side

Foothill hires Harp to coach basketball

Foothill College has hired Anna Harp as its new women’s basketball coach. The San Jose native served as an assistant coach at Sonoma State the past two seasons and spent the previous four years on the Sobrato High coaching staff. Harp is a 2011 graduate of UC Davis, where she played basketball all four years.

MVHS Turkey Trot set for Nov. 28

The Mountain View High Sports Boosters’ 10th annual Spartan Turkey Trot is scheduled Nov. 28 on the school track. The 5K run/walk is slated at 8:30 a.m., the kids runs (60 and 400 yards) at 9:30 a.m. and the Spartan Mile at 10 a.m. Race-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Online registration fees are $35 adults, $25 children ages 5-17, $20 high school district students and $10 children under 5. In-person registration, which starts at 7:30 a.m., is $40 for all age groups. All proceeds fund team equipment, athletics fields and facility improvements. To register online and for more information, visit spartanturkeytrot.com.

Los Altos runners Sage & Soobrian claim league titles


 Sage

Continuing their league domination, Los Altos High’s Adam Sage and Lauren Soobrian easily won their respective varsity races Nov. 5 at the SCVAL cross-country finals at Crystal Springs.

Sage won the boys race by nearly 10 seconds and Soobrian finished more than a minute ahead of the runner-up in the girls race to also go undefeated in league this year.

St. Francis' Pompei, Rubin named CCS Honor Coaches


Pompei

The Central Coast Section recently revealed its CCS Fall Sports Honor Coaches, and two of them are from St. Francis High.

Boys cross-country coach Phil Pompei and girls volleyball coach Mike Rubin are among this year’s honorees and will be recognized later this month at the CCS championships of their respective sports.

Sports on the Side: Inkster, Trot and more

Golfer Inkster enters San Jose HOF

Pro golfer Juli Inkster of Los Altos is part of the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019. She and three other athletes will be inducted Nov. 14 in a ceremony at the SAP Center in San Jose. All inductees are recognized with a bronze plaque on the concourse at the SAP Center. Already a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, Inkster has won multiple championships on the amateur and professional levels. Tickets to next month’s event start at $300. For tickets and more information, call (408) 288-2936.

MVHS Turkey Trot set for Nov. 28

The Mountain View High Sports Boosters’ 10th annual Spartan Turkey Trot is scheduled Nov. 28 on the school track. The 5K run/walk is slated at 8:30 a.m., the kids runs (60 and 400 yards) at 9:30 a.m. and the Spartan Mile at 10 a.m. Race-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Online registration fees are $35 adults, $25 children ages 5-17, $20 high school district students and $10 children under 5. In-person registration, which starts at 7:30 a.m., is $40 for all age groups. The event is capped at 1,400 participants; pets are prohibited. All proceeds fund team equipment, athletics fields and facility improvements. To register, visit spartanturkeytrot.com.


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