Sports on the Side

MV grad leads U.S. to gold medal in Peru

Mountain View High graduate Adam Krikorian (Class of 1992) guided the USA women’s national water polo team to the gold medal at last month’s Pan American games in Lima, Peru. Team USA crushed Canada 24-4 in the championship game. Krikorian, who coached the team to gold medals at the last two Olympics, will try for a third next summer in Tokyo.

MV’s Trailblazer Race returns to Shoreline

The 25th annual Trailblazer Race is scheduled Sept. 29 at Shoreline Park, 2905 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Stevens Creek Trail, a nonprofit organization dedicated to extending Stevens Creek Trail and wildlife corridor from San Francisco Bay to the Santa Cruz Mountains. The Trailblazer Race features 10K and 5K races, both USATF certified, along with a 3-mile trail walk into the Don Edwards Wildlife Refuge and an array of family-friendly activities. Cost is $20-$35. To register and for more information, visit

Fall basketball camp underway at MVHS

Spartans Sports Camp’s Fall Basketball Camp is slated 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays in September and October (except Sept. 28) in the Mountain View High gym. The camp is open to boys and girls in grades 3-8. Registration is $60 per day; cost includes a T-shirt, water bottle and drawstring backpack. Spartans Sports Camp is a nonprofit endeavor; all proceeds benefit the Mountain View High athletic department. To register and for more information, call 479-5906 or visit

Golf fundraiser set for next month

Special Operations’ annual golf tournament is scheduled Oct. 21 at Los Altos Golf & Country Club, 1560 Country Club Drive. Proceeds from the fundraiser will support the organization’s goal of keeping kids safe from sex trafficking in the Bay Area. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch is at noon and the shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cocktails and a silent auction follow the 18 holes of golf at 5 p.m., and dinner is at 6 p.m. Cost is $400 per player. To register and for more information, visit

Los Altos High in search of coaches

Los Altos High seeks head coaches for five sports: varsity/frosh-soph wrestling in the winter; varsity boys lacrosse, varsity girls lacrosse, varsity/frosh-soph boys volleyball and varsity/junior varsity badminton in the spring. If interested, contact athletic director Michelle Noeth at 960-8857 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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