Sports on the Side for Sept. 30

Carter goes from Cal to Santa Barbara

Los Altos High graduate Danielle Carter is now a member of the women’s swim team at UC Santa Barbara, having transferred from UC Berkeley after one year. A standout in the backstroke, Carter qualified for the high school state finals four times.

MVHS boosters host golf tourney Oct. 17

The Mountain View High School Sports Boosters’ annual golf tournament, canceled last spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, has been rescheduled for Oct. 17 at Shoreline Golf Links. Tee times are reserved from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration is $150 for adults and $100 for students; cost includes gift bag, one meal and two drink tickets. Proceeds benefit Mountain View High athletics. To register and for more information, visit To become a tourney sponsor, email Chris Dickerson at [email protected]

Local high schools seek coaches

Los Altos High needs head coaches for wrestling, junior varsity girls basketball, JV gymnastics and frosh-soph boys swimming. To apply and for more information, contact athletic director Michelle Noeth at 960-8811, ext. 2023, or [email protected] Mountain View High seeks head coaches for varsity girls water polo, frosh-soph boys water polo and JV girls lacrosse. To apply and for more information, contact athletic director Shelley Smith at 940-4600, ext. 1421, or [email protected]

CIF offers newsletter for parents, guardians

The California Interscholastic Federation, the governing body for the state’s high school sports, issues a free monthly newsletter via email for parents/guardians of student-athletes in California. The newsletter aims to keep parents informed of issues such as health and safety, eligibility and upcoming state championship events. To subscribe and for more information, visit

Women’s golf group seeks members

Tuesday Toppers, a women’s nine-hole golf group with local members, tees off 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Pruneridge Golf Club in Santa Clara. Cost is $5, plus $22-$27 per round. To join and for more information, visit

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

Readers who have a suggestion for a local sports story or would like to comment on the section are encouraged to contact sports editor Pete Borello. Email him at [email protected]

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