Mtn. View boys remain in hunt for soccer title

The Mountain View High boys soccer team needs some help to make it happen, but the SCVAL De Anza Division title remains in reach.

With two games to go, the Spartans sit in second place at 4-2-3 – just ahead of Los Altos (4-2-4) and right behind Santa Clara (6-2-2).

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All-star football game features six locals

Six seniors from local schools were selected to play for the North in last month’s 46th annual Charlie Wedemeyer High School All-Star Football Game: Los Altos’ Brennan Hanley, Mountain View’s Andrew Bice and Cae Cox, and St. Francis’ Sean Miller, Joe Pilawski and Afa Sanft. The South defeated the North 33-14 Jan. 25 at Westmont.

Adult softball league welcomes players

The Vintage Softball Club of Santa Clara County, a slow-pitch league for men and women age 50 and over that includes Los Altos residents, seeks new members for 2020. Founded in 1987, the club offers year-round Saturday and weekday leagues – along with Monday nights in spring/summer – open to all skill levels. Some players are novices, most are intermediate and a few are in the Senior Softball Hall of Fame. A bat and glove are required. The annual membership fee is $50-$100. To register and for more information, visit or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

LA boys edge MV 1-0 in boys soccer

In the first league game between rivals Los Altos and Mountain View highs this year, neither boys soccer team scored and they settled for a tie. Friday’s rematch was nearly as close, with the lone goal coming on a penalty kick by the Eagles.

Junior Jimmy Dessouki drilled the PK at the end of the first half of the SCVAL De Anza Division game.

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SF grad Mendoza receives award

San Jose State catcher Johnny Mendoza, a 2016 graduate of St. Francis High, was honored at the Santa Clara County Hot Stove Banquet Jan. 14. Mendoza was one of three college baseball players to receive a Loyd Christopher Coaches Award.

Meet spring coaches today at MVHS

Mountain View High’s parent/coach information meeting for the spring sports season is scheduled 6:30-8 p.m. today in the school’s Spartan Theater. The event is an opportunity for parents to meet the coaches and ask questions. Discussion topics will include eligibility, expectations and practice requirements. Spring sports begin practice Monday. For tryout information, visit

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