Sports on the Side for August 5

Johnson scores 11  in debut for Nets

In his NBA return, St. Francis High graduate Tyler Johnson scored 11 points for the Brooklyn Nets in their loss to the Orlando Magic Friday. Johnson last played for the Phoenix Suns, who waived the guard in February. The Nets signed the Mountain View native in late June.

Sports on the Side for July 29

MV High recognizes athletes of the year

Mountain View High School recently announced its 2019-20 Athletes of the Year: Shannon Gould and Tony Nardelli. Gould played four years of varsity girls soccer and also ran on the cross-country and track teams. Nardelli, who has committed to USC, was a four-year varsity boys water polo player and swimmer.

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SFHS grad Johnson returns to NBA

St. Francis High graduate Tyler Johnson has signed with the Brooklyn Nets for the planned restart of the NBA season July 30 in Orlando, Fla. The 6-foot-3 combo guard is in his sixth NBA season. Undrafted out of Fresno State, the Mountain View native previously played for the Miami Heat and Phoenix Suns.

Local high schools seek coaches

Los Altos High seeks head coaches for varsity girls basketball and wrestling, both winter sports, and cheer/rally, which runs fall through winter. To apply and for more information, contact athletic director Michelle Noeth at 960-8811, ext. 2023, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Mountain View High seeks a head coach for girls golf, a fall sport. To apply and for more information, contact athletic director Shelley Smith at 940-4600, ext. 1421, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CIF offers newsletter for athletes’ parents

The California Interscholastic Federation, the governing body for the state’s high school sports, issues a free monthly newsletter via email for parents/guardians of student-athletes in California. The newsletter aims to keep parents informed of issues like health and safety, eligibility and upcoming state championship events. To subscribe and for more information, visit cifstate.org.

TC invites readers  to submit story ideas

If you have an idea for a local sports story or would like to comment on the section, contact sports editor Pete Borello. He can be reached four ways: by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; by phone at 948-9000, ext. 315; by fax at 948-9213; or by regular mail at 138 Main St., Los Altos, CA 94022.

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Locals from Menlo commit to colleges
Six of the 30 Menlo School graduates from this year’s class who have committed to play college sports are from Los Altos and Mountain View, according to sports information director Pam McKenney. They include Los Altos residents Jackson Aldrich (cross-country/track, Claremont McKenna College), Max Chou (baseball, University of Chicago), Jack King (water polo, MIT), Michelle Louie (track, Middlebury College) and Nico Monsalve (soccer, Harvey Mudd College), along with Mountain View resident Brandon Aprill (tennis, Carnegie Mellon University).

Area high schools seek coaches
Los Altos High seeks head coaches for varsity girls basketball and wrestling, both winter sports, and cheer/rally, which runs fall through winter. To apply and for more information, contact athletic director Michelle Noeth at 960-8811, ext. 2023, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Mountain View High seeks a head coach for girls golf, a fall sport. To apply and for more information, contact athletic director Shelley Smith at 940-4600, ext. 1421, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

NFHS provides free officiating classes
This is the last day to take advantage of the National Federation of State High School Associations’ free online officiating courses. Current high school officials and those interested in joining the officiating ranks are welcome to access the 11 courses at nfhslearn.com. Courses include basketball, football, soccer, swimming and diving, volleyball, wrestling and softball, in addition to a general course titled Interscholastic Officiating. Multiple courses are offered in basketball, soccer and volleyball. Those interested in becoming an official after taking any of the courses may visit HighSchoolOfficials.com for more information.


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