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LA grad comes up big for Pomona hoops team

Los Altos High graduate Daniel Rosenbaum posted his third double-double of the season as the Pomona-Pitzer men’s basketball team routed Cal Lutheran 91-55 Jan. 6. The junior guard scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the Sagehens’ home win.

MV basketball camp set for next month

Spartans Sports Camp’s Winter Break Basketball camp is scheduled 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 19-23 at Mountain View High, 3535 Truman Ave. Open to boys and girls in grades 3-8, the fast-paced camp focuses on shooting, ball handling and defense. Cost is $65 per day, or $285 for the week. Scholarships are available. Proceeds benefit Mountain View High athletics. To register and for more information, call 479-5906 or visit

Perfect Spartans face Paly today in girls soccer

The Mountain View High girls soccer team continues to dominate the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division, shutting out Saratoga 4-0 and Santa Clara 5-0 last week to remain undefeated.

This week, the Spartans face perhaps the biggest obstacle in their quest to repeat as league champs. In what coach Ivan Bandov called a “big game for us,” Mountain View is scheduled to host Palo Alto 3:30 p.m. today. The Spartans (5-0 league, 13-0 overall) are two points ahead of the Vikings (4-0-1, 8-2-1), the league runner-up last year.

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MVHS AD Social set for Saturday night

Mountain View High’s fourth annual Athletic Directors Social is scheduled 7-11 p.m. Saturday at the Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave. The Mountain View High band is scheduled to provide live music. Proceeds will support replacing the athletic department’s failing electric carts. Tickets are $75, which includes food, wine and beer. For tickets and more information, visit

SF graduate Johnson heats up for Heat

NBA player Tyler Johnson, a St. Francis High graduate, scored a season-high 31 points in the Miami Heat’s 117-111 win over the Orlando Magic Dec. 30. The guard shot 12 of 18 from the field, which included a 3-for-4 effort on 3s.

Behind 3Q run, Mtn. View boys knock off Gatos

Jeff Tobin/Special to the Town Crier
Mountain View High’s Jake Pappas grabs a rebound.

The Mountain View High boys basketball team shocked Los Gatos 74-63 Friday night in what may be the Spartans’ best win of the season.

Ahead by two points at halftime, host Mountain View pulled away from the Wildcats with a 25-13 run in the third quarter of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division contest.

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