Inkster to play in U.S. Senior Women's Open this weekend

Courtesy of USGA
Juli Inkster of Los Altos is set to play in this weekend’s U.S. Senior Women’s Open at Chicago Golf Club.

Los Altos resident Juli Inkster has committed to play in the inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open, scheduled Thursday through Sunday at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill.

A member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, Inkster was the second woman in LPGA history to complete the modern-day LPGA Career Grand Slam.

MVLA Wolves conclude soccer season with winning record, 3rd-place finish

Courtesy of Kirsten Hayes
MVLA Wolves coach Albertin Montaya, right, draws up a play for his team during a recent game.

The MVLA Wolves, the local team in the Women’s Premier Soccer League, finished the season with a 5-2-1 record that was good enough for third place in the Pac North Conference.

The Wolves capped their campaign with a 4-0 rout of the visiting Pleasanton Rage June 29.

Sports on the Side

All-star football game set for next week

The 44th annual Charlie Wedemeyer High School All-Star Football Game is scheduled 7 p.m. July 18 at Los Gatos High. Also known as the Silicon Valley Youth Classic, the game pits the top graduated seniors from north Santa Clara County against those from the south side. Six local players are slated to play for the North: Vincent Colodny of Los Altos High, James Doherty, Una Kaufusi and Ozzy Ortiz Verdi of Mountain View High and Hulu Ahoia and Alex Waddell of St. Francis High. Tickets are $20 general admission and $15 for youth (ages 18 and under) in advance, and $5 more at the gate. For tickets and more information, visit

Pathways golf tourney tees off Monday

Pathways’ sixth annual Links to the Heart Golf Tournament is slated Monday at the Stanford University Golf Course. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $395 per player, which includes box lunch, awards dinner, welcome bag, contests and individual prizes. Proceeds benefit Pathways, a nonprofit group that provides hospice, home health and palliative care throughout the Bay Area. To register for the scramble-format tourney and for more information, visit

Mtn. View High grad White writes about Sharks & does a whole lot more at NBC Sports Bay Area

Ask Marcus White exactly what he does at NBC Sports Bay Area, and expect a long answer. The Los Altos native, officially a content miner for the massive sports network, seems to be doing … well, everything.

Marcus White

“(Content miner) is a position that involves wearing a lot of hats,” White said. “I write for the Great White Blog, at, and then I also do some copy editing, photo editing, a little bit of video editing as well ... and then some social media management thrown in there.”

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