St. Francis transitions to digital tickets

In an effort to eliminate the need for physical tickets and cash transactions – and to expedite entry on game days – St. Francis High has moved to a digital ticket system for many sporting events this school year. Those attending home football, girls volleyball and boys and girls basketball games must buy tickets and family booster passes via the GoFan app. For more information, visit

Local high schools seek coaches

Los Altos High needs head coaches for junior varsity girls basketball, JV girls soccer and JV swimming, along with a coach for diving. To apply and for more information, contact athletic director Michelle Noeth at 960-8857 or Mountain View High seeks head coaches for varsity track and field and girls water polo, along with a frosh-soph coach for boys water polo. To apply and for more information, contact athletic director Shelley Smith at 940-4600, ext. 1421, or St. Francis High seeks assistant coaches for several sports. To apply, visit

Women’s golf group welcomes members

Tuesday Toppers, a women’s golf group with local members, tees off 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Pruneridge Golf Club in Santa Clara. Cost is $5, plus $22-$27 per round. To join and for more information, visit

Free online courses help parents, coaches

The National Federation for State High School Associations offers several free online courses for parents and coaches. Positive Sport Parenting provides information on the importance of proper behavior by parents in school sports and the role they should play to ensure their children have a positive sports experience. NCAA Eligibility is designed to educate high school coaches, administrators and parents about the NCAA’s initial-eligibility requirements. Social Media aims to assist parents and coaches in setting clear boundaries and guidelines for their students’ responsible social media use. The courses are available at

TC invites readers to submit story ideas

If you have an idea for a local sports story or would like to comment on the section, email sports editor Pete Borello at or call 948-9000, ext. 315.