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Little League sign-ups for spring season start

Registration for the 2019 Los Altos & Los Altos Hills Little League spring season is open. The league offers baseball (open to boys and girls ages 5-14) and softball (girls grades K-3) leagues. The season begins in March. To register and for more information, visit losaltoslittleleague.com.

MROSD hosts hike at Rancho San Antonio

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District’s Scenic Aerobic Hike I is slated 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 9 at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, which borders Los Altos and Cupertino. The free, docent-led hike is 4-6 miles. For more information, visit openspace.org.

LA girls bounces back from hoops loss; SF girls edge MV in soccer


Vince Blaise/Special to the Town Crier
The St. Francis High girls soccer team commemorates its win over Mountain View High in the Fremont Firebird Classic final. The Lancers edged the Spartans on penalty kicks.

Back in action this week after an 11-day hiatus between games, the Los Altos High girls basketball team hopes to pick up where it left off.

The 7-1 Eagles are scheduled to face San Ramon Valley 3:15 p.m. Thursday in the first round of the Lady Cougars Classic at Newark Memorial.

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Stanford’s Boissiere makes the grade

Los Altos Hills native Jaye Boissiere was among 16 members of the Stanford women’s soccer team to earn Pac-12 All-Academic honors this year. To be eligible for selection, student-athletes must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and appear in at least 50 percent of their teams’ games. A redshirt junior, midfielder Boissiere helped the Cardinal advanced to the NCAA semifinals last month.

Youth hoops camp tips off today at MV

Spartan Sports Camp’s Holiday Basketball Camp is scheduled 9 a.m. to noon today through Saturday 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 SpartansSportsCamp.com.

Mtn. View boys and girls soccer teams post road victories


Rebounding from what coach Jim McGuirk described as “a rough week,” the Mountain View High boys soccer team rallied in the second half to edge Pioneer 2-1 Dec. 12.

Trailing 1-0 at halftime, the visiting Spartans pulled ahead on a pair of goals by Ben Smith. The road win boosted the Spartans’ record to 3-2-1.


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