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Guralas lights up scoreboard for LA lacrosse team

Junior AJ Guralas is gathering goals like the IRS is collecting checks this month – in abundance.

The Los Altos High lacrosse player has scored 32 goals over the Eagles’ four games in April.

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Pathways Run/Walk slated May 10 in Hills

The 13th annual Pathways Run/Walk is scheduled 9 a.m. May 10 at Westwind Community Barn, 27210 Altamont Road, Los Altos Hills. The course wends through Byrne Preserve and onto the Los Altos Hills Pathways system. The 5k/10k is slated to start at 9 a.m. and the 1-mile fun run at 10:30 a.m. Registration for the 5k/10k is $35 in advance ($40 on race day), discounted to $25 for those in groups of 10 or more. The fun run is $20 in advance ($25 on race day). Those who register by May 5 will receive a T-shirt. The awards ceremony is scheduled at 10:15 a.m. To register, volunteer and for more information, visit lahpathwaysrun.org.

Champions event set for May 3 at Stanford

Children’s Champions – a fundraising event featuring an array of fitness activities, arts and crafts and games – is scheduled 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 at Stanford Stadium. NFL players Alex Debniak, Will Tukuafu and Luke Marquardt of the San Francisco 49ers and Miles Burris, Trent Edwards and Latavius Murray of the Oakland Raiders are slated to appear. Proceeds benefit the Wender Weis Foundation for Children and Fit Kids, which aim to improve children’s self-esteem and promote a healthy, active lifestyle among children in underserved communities, respectively. Tickets start at $50. For tickets and more information, visit childrens-champions.eventbrite.com.

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Pathways Run/Walk slated May 10 in Hills

The 13th annual Pathways Run/Walk is scheduled 9 a.m. May 10 at Westwind Community Barn, 27210 Altamont Road, Los Altos Hills. The course wends through Byrne Preserve and onto the Los Altos Hills Pathways system. The 5k/10k is slated to start at 9 a.m. and the 1-mile fun run at 10:30 a.m. Registration for the 5k/10k is $35 in advance ($40 on race day), discounted to $25 for those in groups of 10 or more. The fun run is $20 in advance ($25 on race day). Those who register by May 5 will receive a T-shirt. The awards ceremony is scheduled at 10:15 a.m. To register, volunteer and for more information, visit lahpathwaysrun.org.

Champions event set for May 3 at Stanford

Children’s Champions – a fundraising event featuring an array of fitness activities, arts and crafts and games – is scheduled 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 at Stanford Stadium. NFL players Alex Debniak, Will Tukuafu and Luke Marquardt of the San Francisco 49ers and Miles Burris, Trent Edwards and Latavius Murray of the Oakland Raiders are slated to appear. Proceeds benefit the Wender Weis Foundation for Children and Fit Kids, which aim to improve children’s self-esteem and promote a healthy, active lifestyle among children in underserved communities, respectively. Tickets start at $50. For tickets and more information, visit childrens-champions.eventbrite.com.

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Perfect no more, MV boys volleyball team still sits atop De Anza

The Mountain View High boys volleyball team is no longer undefeated – losing twice over the weekend – but the Spartans are still perfect in league.

Mountain View went 4-2 at the King of Cali Tournament, held Friday and Saturday at Bellarmine. The tourney featured top teams from all over the state. The Spartans beat Overfelt and Aptos the first day, then Nevada Union and St. John Bosco the second day before falling to Homestead and St. Francis.

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Local soccer standouts go international

Three soccer players with local ties were part of the USA 18-Under Women’s National Team that competed in the 10 Nations Tournament last month in La Manga, Spain. Defender Megan Keeth (St. Francis High) and midfielder Jaye Boissiere (Menlo School) – both Los Altos Hills residents – played on the squad with fellow senior Annie Kingman (St. Francis), a midfielder. Facing under-19 teams from other countries, Team USA went 1-2 at the tournament.

Golf tourney benefits youth baseball team

The Los Altos Hills-based Peninsula Baseball Club has scheduled a golf tournament May 9 at Shoreline Golf Links in Mountain View to raise funds for the 12-year-old team’s upcoming trip to Cooperstown, N.Y., to play at Dreams Park. Check-in time is 11:30 a.m., with a box lunch to follow, and the tourney tees off at 1 p.m. Cost is $100, which includes greens fee, lunch, cart and $4 merchandise credit. Contest and hole sponsorships are available. To reserve a spot and for more information, contact Robert Nardone at (408) 832-1077 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Lefty Lancaster leads Mtn. View to softball win over Milpitas

Mountain View High pitcher Reanna Lancaster cooled down a hot Milpitas softball team Thursday, spurring the Spartans to a 4-1 home win.

The junior surrendered just three hits to the Trojans, who came in averaging nearly six runs per game and undefeated in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League El Camino Division.

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