SOCCER NOTES . . .
OF LOCAL NOTE . . . Recent Princeton women's water polo graduate Phoebe Champion (2010), a three-time All-American and two-time Southern Most Valuable Player, has signed with Plebiscito Padova in the Italian A1 league for the upcoming season. Champion, who graduated from Palo Alto High, was a member of the U.S. Junior National Team and went on to a stellar Princeton career that saw her score 181 career goals and add 93 assists, ranking her fifth all-time at Princeton in goals and second in assists. She a four-time All-Southern honoree and named to the All-Eastern Team in three seasons . . . Coming off their finest finish in program history, the Palo Alto Oaks' players, alumni and friends will gather Sept. 19 for the 7th annual Tony Makjavich Memorial Golf Tournament. The event, which honors the man who coached the team for more than 40 years, will be held at Summitpointe Golf Course in Milpitas. Check in is at 12:30 p.m., with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. The $150 entry fee includes green fee, cart, range balls, prizes and a BBQ dinner. A downloadable entry form is at www.paoaks.com.
JOB CORNER . . . Sacred Heart Prep is looking for a girls' JV basketball coach for the coming season. All interested candidates please contact Athletic Director Frank Rodriguez at 473-4031 or email@example.com.