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Local golfers shine at junior tourney

St. Francis High sophomore Doodle Yuen and Los Altos High senior Simar Singh finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in the girls division of last month’s AJGA Junior golf tournament at the Yolo Fliers Club in Woodland. Yuen posted a two-round score of 148; Singh shot 149. On the boys side, Los Altos High junior Carlos Arieta Winsett tied for 25th with a 150.

LAHS hosts fundraiser for gymnastics teams

A Kids Night Out Fundraiser for the gymnastics teams at Los Altos and Mountain View highs is scheduled 6-9 p.m. Friday in the small gym at Los Altos High, 201 Almond Ave. Geared for ages 5-10, the event will include games and pizza. Cost is $45, with a $5 discount for siblings. To register in advance, visit For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MV's Rado rises to the occasion, wins singles title at league tourney

Mountain View High’s John Rado was at a distinct disadvantage, height-wise, when he took the court against Fremont’s Rick Zheng last week.

But this was boys tennis – not basketball – and Rado found a way to beat a player at least 10 inches taller than him to win the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League El Camino Division singles title April 25.

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LAHS Color Run scheduled Saturday

The fourth annual Los Altos High School Color Run, a fundraiser for the athletics program, is slated Saturday on the campus. A color run features checkpoints along the route at which the participants are sprinkled with colored powder. Three events are scheduled: the Community 5K Fun Run (featuring music and prizes; families and strollers welcome) at 5 p.m., the Quad Festival (food and children’s games) at 6 p.m. and the High School 5K Costume Run (music and prizes; high school students only) at 7 p.m. Registration fees are $30 for adults, $20 for high school students, $10 for children 6-13 and free for ages 5 and under. To register and for more information, visit

LA track team shines at Top 8


The CCS Top 8 Classic is a good way for track and field athletes to see how they measure up against the Central Coast Section’s best, and many of those from Los Altos High proved Saturday that they could hold their own.

Members of Los Altos’ boys and girls varsity teams combined to produce nine top-four finishes and set 13 personal records at Los Gatos High. The boys team placed third at the meet (39 points) and the girls took 15th (15 points) out of 34 schools.

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