Eagles eye CCS crown

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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.

Sports on the Side

Local water polo club offers summer sessions

Los Altos-based NorCal Aquatics has openings in its Youth Summer Water Polo Program, open to boys and girls ages 6-14. Executive Director Seth Tasman said the program is structured to help build character and self-esteem, and instill a strong work ethic. Sessions are scheduled Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays April 30 through May 31, and weekdays June 4 through July 20 at Los Altos High. Cost is $725; scholarships are available. To register, visit norcal-aquatics.com/registration. For more information, email Tasman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

LAHS Color Run scheduled April 28

The fourth annual Los Altos High School Color Run, a fundraiser for the athletics program, is slated April 28 on 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 ages 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.

Scores of locals land on all-league teams

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Mountain View High’s Laura Carceroni is the SCVAL De Anza Division’s Offensive Player of the Year for girls soccer.

All-league honors were recently awarded to varsity high school athletes participating in winter sports. Athletes from Los Altos, Mountain View, St. Francis and Pinewood high schools who earned the accolades are listed below.

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Boys basketball

LA teen honored for volunteer work with local wheelchair tennis program

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Ryan Kawahara, right, receives the Outstanding Wheelchair Tennis Volunteer Award from Steve Leube, center, and Michael Yousefi.

Los Altos teen Ryan Kawahara recently received the 2017 Outstanding Wheelchair Tennis Volunteer Award from the United States Tennis Association, Northern California.

The award recognizes the volunteer who has gone above and beyond to support wheelchair tennis.

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