SF football team reaches semis; MV eliminated by Burlingame

The top-seeded St. Francis High football team jumped on No. 8 Aragon early en route to a 34-13 victory Saturday night in the Central Coast Section Open Division II quarterfinals.

The Lancers (10-1) led 20-0 after the first quarter and 34-0 at halftime of a game moved to Salinas due to poor air quality.

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MVHS Turkey Trot set for Thursday

The Mountain View High Sports Boosters’ ninth annual Spartan Turkey Trot is scheduled Thursday morning on the school track. The 5K run is slated at 8:30 a.m., the 5K walk at 8:35 a.m., the kids runs (60 and 400 yards) at 9:30 a.m. and the Spartan Mile at 10 a.m. Race-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Online registration fees are $30 adults, $20 children ages 5-17, $15 high school district students and $10 children under 5. In-person registration, which starts at 7:30 a.m., is an additional $5. The event is capped at 1,400 participants. All proceeds fund team equipment, athletics fields and facility improvements. To register online and for more information, visit mvhsturkeytrot.shutterfly.com.

Fusion softball tryouts scheduled Sunday

The Silicon Valley Fusion’s tryouts for its 14, 16 and 18 A-level travel softball teams is scheduled Sunday at Mountain View High, with make-ups set for Dec. 1 and 2. Competitive players born in 2005 or earlier are eligible to try out. The Fusion is part of Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball. To preregister and for more information, visit svfusionfastpitch.org.

Smoke postpones LA's NorCal volleyball semifinal; MV ousted in opener


Courtesy of Dave Winn
The Mountain View High girls volleyball team, posing with its CCS Division II runner-up award, fell to Miramonte in the first round of the NorCal playoffs. Front row, from left: Julia Wagner, Ashley Kane, Nicole Guibord, Audrey Moir, Hunter Leong, Rey Turner and Kyra Palmbush. Back: Cate Schiller, Logan Winn, Madison Dunkle, Emma Cahill, Anna Fritz, Kiana Mason, Ava Kopp, Camille White and Julia Bennett.

The smoke from the Camp Fire has not only forced the postponement of several outdoor playoff games involving local high schools, but also an indoor one at Los Altos High.

The Los Altos High girls volleyball team’s Northern California Division II semifinal match against Aragon, originally scheduled Saturday, was postponed until Monday night (after the Town Crier’s deadline) due to the amount of smoke that infiltrated the gym, according to Eagles athletic director Michelle Noeth.

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Local golfers, runners make the grade

The girls golf teams from Mountain View and Los Altos highs, along with the Los Altos girls cross-county team, have won Central Coast Section 2018-2019 Fall Season Scholastic Championship Team Awards for their work in the classroom. Instituted by the CCS in 1985, the awards recognize the top five varsity teams from each CCS sport with the highest collective grade-point average among the teams competing in that sport. The Spartans had the highest GPA (3.8032) among girls golf teams and the Eagles were fourth (3.7100). The Los Altos cross-county team was fourth (3.7946) in its sport.

Los Altos High seeks boys lacrosse coach

Los Altos High needs a varsity boys lacrosse coach for the spring. If interested, contact athletic director Michelle Noeth at 960-8857 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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