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Time to trot


Ryan Chen/Special to the Town Crier
Fiona and Ryan Lau run in last year’s Spartan Turkey Trot at Mountain View High. The event drew 1,200 participants.

Thanksgiving morning marks the start of the eighth annual Spartan Turkey Trot, the only race ever approved to run on the streets of Mountain View.

The race – which starts and finishes at Mountain View High and also includes nearby streets – is the brainchild of Mike Mulkey, former assistant coach of the Spartans’ boys basketball team. The turkey trot has grown from approximately 100 participants in 2010 to nearly 1,200 last year.

Two Lancers finish in top 35 at state golf tourney; SF teams win NorCal water polo titles


Phil Marrone/Special to the Town Crier
St. Francis High golfers Aishvarya Bedi, left, and Jacqueline “Doodle” Yuen competed in last week’s state championships.

St. Francis High sent two girls to last week’s state golf championships, and coach Phil Marrone said both sophomores performed well on the challenging Poppy Hills Golf Course.

Aishvarya Bedi tied for 24th with an 8-over-par 79, while Jacqueline “Doodle” Yuen tied for 34th with a 10-over-par 81.

LAHS freshman makes CCS semis; Lancers fall to LG in NorCal final


Experience won out in the singles semifinals of the Central Coast Section girls tennis championships, as Los Altos High freshman Yuu Ishikawa fell to junior Ashley Yeah of Los Gatos in straight sets.

Top-seeded Yeah – who went on to win the CCS title for the second straight year – defeated No. 4 Ishikawa 6-2, 6-1 Nov. 15 at Bay Club Courtside in Los Gatos.

Lancers whip Wilcox in CCS opener


R. ALAN HWANG/SPECIAL TO THE Town Crier
St. Francis High’s Darrell Page, trying to break a tackle against Wilcox, scored five touchdowns Friday.

Only Darrell Page’s name will appear in the St. Francis High football record book for rushing for five touchdowns Friday in the Lancers’ 51-27 playoff rout of Wilcox, but it really was a team effort.

St. Francis’ offensive line, tight ends and fullbacks cleared the way for Page – often opening humongous holes for him to run through – while receivers held their blocks downfield to help the speedy junior get past the last line of defense.


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