LA field hockey team makes the grade
The Los Altos High field hockey team has received a Central Coast Section 2016-2017 Fall Season Scholastic Championship Team Award for its work in the classroom. Instituted by the CCS in 1985, the awards recognize the top five varsity teams from each CCS sport with the highest collective grade-point average among the teams competing in that sport. The Eagles posted a GPA of 3.5805, earning them a team certificate and individual certificates of commendation.
Spirit award deadline three weeks away
The deadline to apply for the 2016 Winter CIF Spirit of Sport Award is Jan. 23. The California Interscholastic Federation, which governs the state’s high school sports, will recognize one male and one female student-athlete participating in a winter sport. They will be selected based on exemplary sportsmanship, school/community service and leadership. Each winner receives a $500 scholarship. To apply and for more information, visit cifstate.org.