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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 raceroster.com/events/2018/14712/los-altos-high-school-color-run.

LA track team shines at Top 8


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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.

Los Altos teen helps Jr. Sharks claim state championship


Courtesy of Shea Harden
Cody Naporano, playing center for the Jr. Sharks, tallied four goals and 10 assists during his team’s nine-game playoff run.

A year ago, Los Altos resident Cody Naporano couldn’t have imagined the success his Jr. Sharks ice hockey team would achieve this season. The Bantam-level squad had just completed a one-win campaign he described as “very horrible.”

This year, the Jr. Sharks won 34 games and were crowned state champions of the 14U B division earlier this month.

Eagles eye CCS crown


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos High gymnast Kelli Kuramoto competes in the uneven bars at last week’s meet.

When Los Altos High last won a Central Coast Section championship in gymnastics, team members were probably into tapered jeans, Madonna’s “Vogue” and the rom-com “Pretty Woman.”

That was 1990. This may be the year the Eagles finally win another CCS crown.


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