EMPIRE LITTLE LEAGUE SIGN-UPS Modesto Empire Little League registrations ending soon. Come and signup for Little League this week. Tuesday and Thursday 4:30-6:30 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. All new program looking to fill spots. $65 for T-ball and $100 for baseball. For more info call Gloria 918-4501 or our website www.eteamz.com/modestoempireLL.
NORCAL HURRICANES Holding tryouts for 12u and 13u roster sports every Sunday at Escalon High School from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Call Rick Davis at ( 209) 808-9082
BATTING CAGE RENTAL Perfect your swing. Improve your vision skills. And, boost your confidence! Indoor cage, real baseballs & state of the art pitching machine. To schedule at appointment, visit www.MrHittingCoach.com or call (209) 605-4734.
CV NITRO 12s/13s New 13-under travel team forming to play local tournaments and league play. Call (209) 808-9082.
NORCAL HEAT 10s and 11s Competitive program looking for players to fill rosters. Call Pete at (209) 855-0763.
MODESTO STARS 11u competitive travel team looking for players. For more information, call Art at ( 209) 605-5010.
FIGHTING DUCKS 11u competitive travel team from Modesto/Manteca area seeking player to help with pitching. Contact coach Curt Zimmerman via email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
RIVERBANK YOUTH BASEBALL/SOFTBALL Registration for either leagues are behind held at the Castleberg Park Snack Bar on Jan. 25 and Feb. 1 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. One evening signup, from 5-8 p.m., is Jan. 29. If you have any questions, call ( 209) 351-7175.
RAINBOW FIELDS is accepting applications for T-Ball & Coach Pitch (ages 4-6, 6-8) AND baseball league teams (ages 8-14). Online at www.rainbowfields.com or every Tuesday 6-8 p.m. until full.
MODESTO MAGIC Girl’s AAU travel team tryouts Feb. 15 and Feb. 22 from 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. for fifth through eighth grade teams. grade teams. Tryouts at Modesto Christian High School. Cost is $5 for sign-ups on day of tryout. For more information, call Stan Silva at (209) 765-5107, email email@example.com or go to www.modestomagic.com.
CENTRAL VALLEY HORNETS Elite Basketball will be conducting boys and girls travel team tryouts. sixth-grade boys: 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7, at Ripon Christian Middle School, 435 N. Maple Ave., Ripon; fourth- and fifth-grade boys: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 8, at Ripon Christian Middle School; third-grade boys: 3-5 p.m. Feb 8, at Grace Lutheran Church, 617 W. Orangeburg Ave., Modesto; seventh- and eightth-grade girls: noon-2 p.m. Feb. 9, at Grace Lutheran Church. For more information, go to www.leaguelineup.com/cvhornets.
CERES COWBOYS SIGN-UPS Signups for the Ceres Cowboys youth football and cheer teams will be held Feb. 8 and Feb. 22 at the Round Table Pizza in Ceres. Signups are from 1-4 p.m. Head and assistant coaches are needed for both football and cheer. For more information, contact John Thompson at (209) 271-9904.
FREE DRIVER DIAGNOSTIC SESSIONS Dave Harmon, PGA Director of Instruction at Stevinson Ranch Performance Center & Golf Academy, is offering free Launch Monitor Driver Diagnostic Sessions for the month of February. Simply make an appointment with Dave – ( 209) 480-3245 or call the golf shop at ( 209) 668-8200. As always, subject to availability.
STEVINSON RANCH SNAG GOLF (Starting New At Golf) ages 5-17, Saturday Clinics (Feb. 8, Feb. 15, Feb. 22.) Two sessions per day – noon-1:30 p.m. and 2-3:30 p.m. Also, “Fun”damentals of golf, safety, scoring, etiquette, swing, grip, etc. Must reserve spot by calling Teddy Shrier at (209) 658-6444 or the golf shop at (209) 668-8200. $10 per 90-minute session.
EASTON-WESTSIDE BULLETS Softball club is looking for a few position players for the upcoming 2014 Girls Youth Fastpitch season. For more information go to www.westsidebullets.net and click on “Bullets Players Needed” under the Bullets Bulletin or call Stan at (209) 620-3377.
STINGRAYS SOFTBALL Open tryouts/team workout for 14u girls travel softball team for 2014 season. Feb. 8 and Feb. 15 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at Turlock High Softball Field. Contact coach for individual tryouts if unable to make dates. Coach Joe (209) 988-9800 www.stingrayssoftball.com
RAINBOW FIELDS is accepting applications for Men’s/Coed League, Thursday and Friday nights available. Limited space for DH league. Online at www.rainbowfields.com.
STANISLAUS SENIORS Stanislaus Senior Softball Association is taking registrations for men’s leagues of 45 and older, 54 and older, 65 and older and 70 and older. We also have a women’s league of 40 and older. Contact Don Wever at (209) 599-3638.
BATTING INSTRUCTION Learn the right way! Learn the keys to good hitting and how to incorporate them into your own style. How to get the barrel to the ball quicker and more explosive. How to hit the ball hard more often. And, how to think like a good hitter. Visit: www.mrhittingcoach.com or call Greg at (209) 605-4734.
HITTING ACADEMY Winter is the time to fix the swing. No better place to do it than with 1 on 1 private instruction in the largest indoor softball training facility in the area. Give us a call or stop by to learn more, 702 Kearney Ave., Modesto. (209) 456-7886
Track and Field
CLINIC AT MJC The 12th annual Learn By Doing Clinic is Feb. 8 from 9:15 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Modesto Junior College track. Clinic is for high school track and field athletes and those from other sports who want to improve their speed. Work with MJC track and field staff and other Modesto-area coaches on form drills, stretching, high jump, long and triple jump, shot put, discus, plyometrics, hurdles, pole vault, distance events and more. Cost is $20. First 100 to register will receive T-shirt. If shirts run out, cost is $15. Lunch and water provided. Registration starts at 8 a.m. at men’s physical education Room 110 near the pool. There also are youth events for those ages 6 to 13. For more information, contact Mary Shea at (209) 575-6219 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.