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Runner Robinson shatters record at Top 8 meet


Runners who are pushed by fellow racers often finish with faster times, which makes Sarah Robinson’s performance at the CCS Top 8 Track and Field Classic all the more impressive.

The Los Altos Hills resident obliterated the meet record in the girls 3,200-meter race – despite running most of it without anyone close to catching her.

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Pinewood’s Scheppler named coach of year

Cal-Hi Sports last week named Pinewood School’s Doc Scheppler the state girls basketball coach of the year. Scheppler guided the Panthers to the state Division V title and a 30-3 record. He surpassed 500 career wins this year and has coached Pinewood to six state crowns in 19 seasons.

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. Tickets start at $50. For tickets and more information, visit childrens-champions.eventbrite.com.

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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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