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Table tennis coach in Milpitas leads young players to win championship medals

Subham Kundu started playing table tennis at the age of 6.  At the time, he lived in India with his family.  There was a table tennis...

Milpitas resident Jayceon Carswell wins silver medal in National Junior Olympics

Eight-year-old Jayceon Carswell has achieved something remarkable. After competing in the Junior Olympics, he took home a second place medal in the Long Jump category...

Jimmy’s pool hall on Milpitas Blvd. set for its grand opening

I walked into Jimmy’s Billiards (235 S. Milpitas Blvd.) on a Wednesday afternoon. Upon entering, I heard the din of pool players, along with...

Pickleball pilot program sparks excitement in Milpitas

The fastest-growing sport in the United States appears to have taken Milpitas by storm. Pickleball has been attracting a great deal of interest in our...

Champion table tennis player Xin Li is making a name for herself

When she was 7 years old, Xin Li discovered table tennis.  From that moment on, she dedicated herself fully to the sport. She quit all...

Pickleball group pushes for dedicated courts in Milpitas

After the pandemic started, Jim Louie noticed that he was getting headaches.  He wasn’t quite sure what was causing them. Like everyone else’s, Louie’s lifestyle...

Santa Clara County will allow youth sports, performing arts activities to resume outdoors

COVID-19 rates are falling in Santa Clara County. The 7-day rolling average number of new cases is currently 296.  As a result, County officials today...

Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy students win 136 medals in Virtual National Championships

Over the weekend of October 24-25, Milpitas’ own Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy dominated at 2020’s Taekwondo Virtual National Championships. The Academy, under the tutelage of...

Girls’ Milpitas NV PAL Softball league in limbo over practice and game location

For nearly 30 years, Milpitas North Valley PAL Softball, formerly known as North Valley Milpitas Bobby Sox, has been instrumental in shaping the lives...

Children’s socially distanced Cricket Camp a hit

Over Labor Day weekend, Bay Area children of varying ages got to enjoy a trio of socially distanced cricket camps organized by Willow Cricket...

AM Shot of Espresso

Energize your morning with this 6-minute total body warm-up. It's like a double shot of espresso to get your day (and body) moving. Excellent work! Do...

10 Minute Total Body

Perform this workout for a total body experience. It's quick, simple, and effective! Excellent work! Do you have any fitness questions? Inquiries? Reach out to Fitness Expert...

Stretch and Strengthen

  While you're staying home during this COVID-19 crisis, be sure to stay fit, healthy, active. You can do this 10-minute workout at home every day...

Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy teaches more than just kicking & punching

You walk in and are struck by the color blue. It’s a sea of blue mats, but it’s not yet underneath your feet. You must...

Milpitas resident Caitlin Nguyen a martial arts standout

Young Milpitas resident Caitlin Nguyen, age 14, has been racking up noteworthy achievements in martial arts this fall... First, at the 2019 Canada Open Taekwondo...

12-year-old Michael Medina from Milpitas’ Junior Giants league wins scholarship 

Run by Milpitas’ Police Activities League (PAL), the Junior Giants is a noncompetitive summer baseball and softball program that offers many opportunities for children...

Jensen School for the Performing Arts Goes into 40th Year

Back in the mid-80s, when Patty Jensen was looking to lease space for her growing dance business, she was met with a great deal...

MHS Athletic Director Jeff Lamb is Retiring

42 years.  That’s how much time Milpitas High School (MHS) Athletic Director Jeff Lamb has devoted to the Milpitas Unified School District.  Over a span of...

2019 Milpitas Little League Registration Deadline Extended to 01/27

Milpitas Little League registration has been extended to January 27, 2019. Any boys or girls between 4 - 14 can still apply. Registration...

Cricket is in Milpitas, and it’s Aiming to Take Over the Country

It’s not often a world championship trophy comes to Milpitas. But it’s even more unusual for a sports-crazed nation to not realize what that...

Milpitas Trojans take narrow loss to Dublin Gaels: 22 to 21

  The Milpitas Trojans, the reigning CIF Division 4-A state champions, returned to the field tonight at Milpitas High School to defend their championship for...

Milpitas Rugby Academy Up and Running for Two More Weekends

Did you know that Milpitas has several rugby teams?  Overseen by the Police Activities League (PAL), The Guard Rugby Football Club is about to start...

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