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Tennis, anyone?

Mountain View Tennis offers fall recreation classes that are scheduled to begin Saturday on the courts at Cuesta, Rengstorff, Whisman and Cooper parks. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Fees vary by class. For more information, call 967-5955 or visit mountainviewtennis.net.

Play with the pros

The third annual East Palo Alto tennis and Tutoring (EPATT) Kids Cup is scheduled 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 24 at Stanford University. Team and individual spots are available to play with former pros Brad Gilbert, Justin Gimelstob, Jeff Tarango, Tim Mayotte and more. The event includes two divisions, featuring teams of six amateur players, one Stanford varsity player and one tennis pro competing in a round-robin doubles tournament. Proceeds from the tourney, and the Sept. 23 kickoff party at Alpine Hills Tennis Club, will help fund EPATT’s expansion of its free afterschool program. For more information, visit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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MV makes the grade

The American Volleyball Coaches Association last month announced that the 2015 Mountain View High girls volleyball team has won an AVCA Team Academic Award. Squads with at least a 3.3 cumulative grade-point average were eligible; the Spartans posted a 3.93 GPA last school year. The team comprised Emma Blockhus, Chanti Holroyd, Moira Huang, Annie Iverson, Eleonore Johansen, Sophie Karolczak, Cynthia Moir, Aidan O’Leary, Kyra Palmbush, Payton Shaffer, Samantha Shaffer, Lauren Price and Sola Takahashi.

Tips to beat the heat

The National Federation of State High School Associations and the California Interscholastic Federation offer a free online course titled “A Guide to Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention.” The course, which provides information designed to minimize the risk of activity-related heatstroke among high school athletes, is available at nfhslearn.com; type “heat” into the search field.

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NorCal plays in JOs

Los Altos-based Northern California Aquatics qualified two water polo teams for last month’s Junior Olympics: the under-14 boys and under-18 girls. The squads competed in the Classic flights of their respective age divisions. The boys placed 19th and the girls finished 21st. The Bay Area hosted the tournament.

Tips to beat the heat

The National Federation of State High School Associations and the California Interscholastic Federation offer a free online course titled “A Guide to Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention.” The course, which provides information designed to minimize the risk of activity-related heatstroke among high school athletes, is available at nfhslearn.com; type “heat” into the search field.

Sports on the Side

NFHS, CIF offer tips to beat the heat

The National Federation of State High School Associations and the California Interscholastic Federation offer a free online course titled “A Guide to Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention.” The course, which provides information designed to minimize the risk of activity-related heatstroke among high school athletes, is available at nfhslearn.com; type “heat” in the search field.

FH NJB registration tips off soon

Registration for the local Foothill chapter of National Junior Basketball is scheduled to tip off Aug. 27 and run through Sept. 3. The league is a community-based, nonprofit organization with teams for boys in grades 3-12 and girls in grades 3-8. It is open to residents of Los Altos, Mountain View, Sunnyvale and the portion of Los Altos Hills in the Los Altos School District. To register and for more information, visit njbfoothill.com.


 

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