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Local towns schedule softball game Aug. 17

Residents of Los Altos and Los Altos Hills are encouraged to register for the second community softball game between the two cities, scheduled 1-3 p.m. Aug. 17. The coed game – meant as a friendly, cross-town rivalry competition – will take place at Rosita Park, 401 Rosita Ave., Los Altos. Participation is free and open to all adult residents. To register for the game, contact Sarah Robustelli at 947-2518 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Admission is free; refreshments will be sold. For more information, visit losaltoshills.ca.gov/466/softball-game.

Mtn. View Tennis offers summer classes

Mountain View Tennis’ summer recreation classes are scheduled July 27 through Aug. 30 at Cuesta, Rengstorff, Whisman, Cooper and Sylvan parks. Day and evening classes for all ages and skill levels are offered; fees vary by class. In addition, weekly summer tennis camps for ages 7-14 run through Aug. 16 at Cuesta. To register and for more information, call 967-5955 or visit mountainviewtennis.net.

Registration still open for AYSO Region 43

Registration has opened for AYSO Region 43’s fall soccer season. The Los Altos-based region is for boys and girls born 2006-2015. Students from Santa Rita, Covington, Almond, Gardner Bullis, Bullis Charter, Pinewood, St. Nicholas and Egan schools usually play in Region 43. AYSO has six philosophies: everyone plays, player development, positive coaching, good sportsmanship, balanced teams and open registration. To register and for more information, visit ayso43.org.

Chamber golf tourney tees off Aug. 5

The 30th annual Los Altos Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament is scheduled Aug. 5 at Los Altos Golf & Country Club, 1560 Country Club Drive. Cost is $295 before Friday and $335 after; fee includes lunch, tee prizes, silent auction, cocktails and barbecue dinner, as well as awards and prizes. Cost to attend only the post-golf party is $65. Registration and the putting contest are scheduled 10-11 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m., shotgun start at noon and the party at 5 p.m. To register and for more information, visit losaltoschamber.org/golf_tournament.html.

City of Mountain View offers open gym

The Mountain View Recreation Division’s Teen Open Gym, free and open to the city’s middle and high school students, is scheduled 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Whisman Sports Center, 1500 Middlefield Road. The weekly events offer youth a place to play basketball, volleyball and indoor soccer. Participants are required to show their student IDs at the door. For more information, call 903-6331.

NorCal Special Olympics in need of coaches

Special Olympics Northern California needs head coaches and assistants to train, mentor and support athletes in an array of sports. No prior coaching experience is necessary. For more information and directions to the San Jose office, call (408) 392-0170 or visit sonc.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 94022.

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