Los Altos hires football coach

In his 20 years as a high school football coach, Dave DeGeronimo has run offenses, defenses and special teams but never an entire program.

That’s about to change. DeGeronimo last month was hired as head coach at Los Altos High.

Sports on the Side

Scholarships available to MV student-athletes

The Mountain View High School Sports Boosters Board is accepting applications for a pair of $1,500 continuing education scholarships it plans to award to a male and female athlete next month. Eligible applicants must be Mountain View High seniors who have participated in two or more seasons of a sport (at least one on the varsity level) and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. The application requires a recommendation from a coach and writing an essay. The deadline is 6 p.m. May 3. For an application and more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Hills pathways run planned for May 11

The 18th annual Los Altos Hills Pathways Run/Walk is slated May 11, starting at Westwind Community Barn, 27210 Altamont Road. The course runs through Byrne Preserve and extends into the Los Altos Hills Pathways system. The 5K and 10K runs begin at 9 a.m. and the 1-mile run at 10:30 a.m. Advance registration is $45 for the 5K or 10K ($35 for groups of 10 or more) and $30 for the fun run; race-day registration is an additional $5. To register, volunteer and for more information, call Sarah Robustelli at 947-2518 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

High school gymnastics teams spring into action

Cindy Linker
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Mountain View High’s Cindy Linker competes in last week’s season-opening meet that also included gymnasts from Los Altos and St. Francis.

A gymnastics dynasty may be forming at Los Altos High.

Coach Sarah Wallace said her Eagles have the potential to do what St. Francis did – claim consecutive Central Coast Section championships. The Lancers are the last team to accomplish this, winning their 16th title in as many years in 2015.

Los Altos baseball team has to battle to beat Cupertino

Last week’s two-game series between the first- and last-place baseball teams in the SCVAL De Anza Division turned out closer than most would have expected.

Gabe Stewart, head coach of league-leading Los Altos, said seventh-place Cupertino “gave the Eagles all they could handle in two tense games.”

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