Sports on the Side

MVHS Turkey Trot set for Thursday

The Mountain View High Sports Boosters’ ninth annual Spartan Turkey Trot is scheduled Thursday morning on the school track. The 5K run is slated at 8:30 a.m., the 5K walk at 8:35 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 $30 adults, $20 children ages 5-17, $15 high school district students and $10 children under 5. In-person registration, which starts at 7:30 a.m., is an additional $5. The event is capped at 1,400 participants. All proceeds fund team equipment, athletics fields and facility improvements. To register online and for more information, visit

Fusion softball tryouts scheduled Sunday

The Silicon Valley Fusion’s tryouts for its 14, 16 and 18 A-level travel softball teams is scheduled Sunday at Mountain View High, with make-ups set for Dec. 1 and 2. Competitive players born in 2005 or earlier are eligible to try out. The Fusion is part of Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball. To preregister and for more information, visit

Local tree lots support high school sports

Tree lots benefiting athletics at Mountain View and Los Altos highs, respectively, are slated to open for business Friday. Proceeds from the Spartans Tree Lot go toward purchasing athletic equipment and improving facilities at Mountain View High. Operating hours are 5-8 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekends next to the football field at Mountain View High, 3535 Truman Ave. For more information, visit Proceeds from MVLA Trees, the Los Altos High tree lot, support the school’s sports programs and clubs. Operating hours are 3:30-8 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekends in the Chase Bank parking lot, 749 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View. For more information visit

Los Altos High seeks boys lacrosse coach

Los Altos High needs a varsity boys lacrosse coach for the spring. If interested, contact athletic director Michelle Noeth at 960-8857 or [email protected].

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