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Locals help Chapman make school history

Six graduates of local high schools played on this year’s history-making Chapman University football team. The Panthers went undefeated (9-0) in the regular season for the first time and won their first-ever NCAA Division III playoff game (68-65 in triple overtime against Linfield College) before falling to St. John’s University 55-26 in the second round last month. Locals included quarterback Reed Vettel, defensive back Patrick Calcagno and offensive linemen Alex Waddell and Ryan Moles from St. Francis High, along with defensive ends Noah Kjos and Alphonso Barmore from Mountain View High.

Take a hike in the hills on New Year’s Day

The Los Altos Hills Pathways Committee’s New Year’s Day Walk/Hike is slated 1 p.m. today, starting in parking lot 1 at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road. Choose from short, medium and long loops; maps provided. Led by the Los Altos Hills Pathway Committee, the free event will be canceled if it rains. For more information, visit and click the Events/Calendar tab.

Adult softball league welcomes players

The Vintage Softball Club of Santa Clara County, a slow-pitch league for men and women age 50 and over that includes Los Altos residents, seeks members for 2020. The club offers year-round Saturday and weekday leagues – along with Monday nights in spring/summer – open to all skill levels. The annual fee is $50-$100. To register and for more information, visit or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Los Altos High seeks coaches

Los Altos High seeks head coaches for varsity boys golf and junior varsity badminton (spring sports) and varsity girls golf (fall). To apply and for more information, 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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