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Pathways golf tourney planned for July 15

Pathways Home Health & Hospice’s seventh annual Links to the Heart Golf Tournament fundraiser is slated July 15 at Stanford Golf Course. Registration and a putting contest will begin at 10 a.m., followed by an 11:30 a.m. shotgun start. Registration is $395 per golfer or $1,580 per foursome; cost includes a box lunch, dinner, awards, contests and prizes. To register and for more information, visit pathwayshealth.org/golf.

AYSO Region 43 kicks off registration

Registration is open for AYSO Region 43’s fall soccer season. The Los Altos-based region is for boys and girls born in 2006-2015. Students from Santa Rita, Covington, Almond, Gardner Bullis, Bullis Charter, Pinewood, St. Nicholas and Egan schools usually play in Region 43. AYSO’s philosophies include everyone plays, balanced teams and open registration. To register and for more information, visit ayso43.org.

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Inkster wins golf event in Washington state

Los Altos resident Juli Inkster won the Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup June 9 at White Horse Golf Club in Kingston, Wash. She shot a 7-under-par 66 in the final round to finish the two-day tournament with a 15-under 131. This marked Inkster’s fifth win on The Legends Tour, the LPGA’s senior tour. A member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, Inkster has won nearly 40 professional events.

MV council honors high school teams

At last week’s council meeting, the city of Mountain View recognized teams from Los Altos and Mountain View highs that won Central Coast Section championships this school year. The CCS champs included the girls water polo, girls volleyball and gymnastics teams from Los Altos and the boys basketball and baseball teams from Mountain View.

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Homestead graduate excels on & off court

Los Altos native Alisha Parikh, a member of the Emerson College women’s tennis team, was named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference’s 2019 Academic All-Conference Team. To be eligible for the honor, students must have played on varsity for the entire season and maintain at least a 3.5 GPA. Parikh, a Homestead High graduate and former Town Crier intern, played No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles as a junior this season.

Summer solstice ride set for June 21

GreenTown Los Altos’ summer solstice night bike ride is slated 7:30 p.m. June 21. The 18-mile ride begins at Peet’s Coffee & Tea in downtown Los Altos and travels on Los Altos Avenue into Palo Alto before stopping at the Baylands to enjoy the sunset at 8:32 p.m. Cyclists return to Los Altos via the Stevens Creek Trail, with an optional stop in Mountain View for hot chocolate, coffee and socializing. Check-in starts at 7 p.m. Participation is free. To register and for more information, visit eventbrite.com and type “night bike” in the search field.

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MVHS Boosters award scholarships

The Mountain View High School Sports Boosters awarded this year’s scholarships to Alphonso Barmore Jr. and Kirsty Brydon. They will each receive $1,500 toward continuing their education. Barmore and Brydon were recognized at the school’s senior awards night last week.

AYSO Region 43 kicks off registration

Registration has opened for AYSO Region 43’s fall soccer season. The Los Altos-based region is for boys and girls born in 2006-2015. Students from Santa Rita, Covington, Almond, Gardner Bullis, Bullis Charter, Pinewood, St. Nicholas and Egan schools usually play in Region 43. AYSO has six philosophies: everyone plays, player development, positive coaching, good sportsmanship, balanced teams and open registration. To register and for more information, visit ayso43.org.


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