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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 youthclassic.org.

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 pathwayshealth.org/golf.

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
White

“(Content miner) is a position that involves wearing a lot of hats,” White said. “I write for the Great White Blog, at nbcsports.com, 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.”

LA's Chou takes third at AJGA Jr. in Daly City


Los Altos resident Megan Chou placed third among the 60 girls competing in last week’s AJGA Junior at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City.

Chou, entering her junior year at Pinewood School, shot an 11-over-par 227 over three rounds. That put her four strokes behind winner Yu Wen Lu of Shanghai, China.

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Local towns schedule softball game Aug. 18

Residents of Los Altos and Los Altos Hills are encouraged to register for the inaugural community softball game between the two cities, scheduled 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 18. The co-ed match – meant as a friendly, cross-town rivalry competition – is coordinated by the Parks and Recreation departments of both cities, according to Sarah Robustelli, Los Altos Hills community services supervisor. The game will take place at Purissima Park in Los Altos Hills. Participation is free and open to all adult residents. Register for the game by contacting Robustelli at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 947-2518. For more information, visit losaltoshills.ca.gov/423/Los-Altos-Hills-vs-Los-Altos-Softball-Ga.

Pathways golf tourney tees off July 16

Pathways’ sixth annual Links to the Heart Golf Tournament is slated July 16 at the newly renovated 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 that provides hospice, home health and palliative care throughout the Bay Area. To register for the scramble-format tourney and for more information on the event, visit pathwayshealth.org/golf.


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