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LAHS grad Jarmon on UT football team

Los Altos native Kai Jarmon is reserve wide receiver on the nationally ranked University of Texas football team. Jarmon is a 2017 graduate of Los Altos High, where he played receiver and defensive back for the Eagles. He came to Texas as a preferred walk-on two years ago.

Fall hoops camp underway at MVHS

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

Golf fundraiser set for Monday

Special Operations’ annual golf tournament is slated Monday at Los Altos Golf & Country Club, 1560 Country Club Drive. Proceeds from the fundraiser support the organization’s goal of keeping kids safe from sex trafficking in the Bay Area. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch 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 set for 6 p.m. Cost is $400 per player. To register and for more information, visit fundraisers.

Los Altos High seeks coaches

Los Altos High seeks head coaches for six teams: varsity boys soccer and junior varsity wrestling in the winter; and varsity girls lacrosse, boys golf, JV gymnastics and JV 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..

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 ID at the door. For more information, call 903-6331.

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 directions to the San Jose office and more information, call (408) 392-0170 or visit

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 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; or by regular mail at 138 Main St., Los Altos, CA 94022.

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