EMPIRE LITTLE LEAGUE SIGN-UPS Looking for 12- and 13-year-olds to fill a 50/70 team. $100 gets you a 16-game season, TOC and Little League World Series All Star Tournament. A few spots for T-ball also available at $65. Players must reside in east or south Modesto, Riverbank or Ceres. For more info, contact Gloria (209) 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. to 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 an appointment, visit www.MrHittingCoach.com or call (209) 605-4734.
CV NITRO New 13u travel team forming to play local tournaments and league play. Call (209) 808-9082.
CV NITRO The 11u travel team is holding tryouts. Call Brian at (209) 481-9405.
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 players for competitive team. Boys will develop and improve over seven-month season starting in March. Contact coach Curt Zimmerman, a former University of the Pacific baseball player and assistant coach, at (209) 765-7215 or email@example.com for more information.
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.
ALL SPORTS TRAINING CENTER is now accepting sign ups for summer travel baseball, ages 14-17. Call 527-5276 or go to modestosportstraining.com for more information.
TURLOCK YOUTH TOURNAMENTS North American Youth Sports will hold basketball tournaments for boys and girls team in age groups ranging from fourth grade through high school on March 28-30 and April 26-27 at Turlock High. Entry fee is $130 and guarantees at least two games. There are awards for each bracket. Deadline for the March tournament is March 7. Deadline for the April tournament is is April 4. For more information, call the tournament hotline at 866-352-5915, tournament director Doug Cornfoot at (209) 535-6076 or the NAYS wesbsite at www.northamericanyouthsports.org.
3-ON-3 TOURNAMENT on April 19-20 at Enochs High School in Modesto to benefit Enochs’ Instrumental Music and Color Guard Program. There will be divisions from junior high school, adults, men and women. There will be a slam dunk contest and a 3-point shootout. There will be divisions for all ages from Junior High school to Adults, Men and Women. Cost is $100 per team before March 1 and $125 after. Registration deadline is April 1. For more information, go to www.3on3basketballmodesto.com. For information about tournament sponsorship, contact Richard Azevedo at firstname.lastname@example.org or Gary Nance at email@example.com.
MODESTO MAGIC Spring league for girls, ages 4 through 17, starts March 29 and lasts six weeks. Cost is $110 with uniform and $85.00 for those who already have a Modesto Magic uniform. Games at Modesto Christian High School and Hart-Ransom. Call Stan Silva at (209) 765-5107 or go to www.modestomagic.com.
BAD TO THE BONZ Bad to the Bonz Boxing Gym is having tryouts for its winter boxing program as well as providing adult and youth classes. There also are clinics for coaches that will be given by professional coach Tony Avila, former coach of the Modesto PAL boxing club and now owner of Bad to the Bonz Boxing Gym. The winter special for youth is $150 for 2 months. The gym encourages parents to work out for free alongside their children. The gym also offers kickboxing training by coach Gene Fields of Team Voodoo. Free classes on Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon. Class hours are Monday-Wednesday-Friday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, and daily 2-7 p.m. Please check our website at www.modestopalboxing.com or call Tony Avila at (209) 577-1131.
MODESTO PAL Stanislaus/Modesto PAL Boxing is a free program for ages 10 to 17. Sign up Monday and Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. at 615 Sierra Drive. No experience needed. Call Randy Buchanan at (209) 572-9614 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
KICK BOXING Turlock-based Team Voodoo Kickboxing has team tryouts for the summer leagues. Our self-defense clinics for adults will be starting soon. Kids camps start this month. Two-month special is $140 with unlimited program. Parents train free with every kids’ sign-up. 1226 7th St., Modesto. Call (209) 262-8976 or e-mail email@example.com.
BAC FIT KIDS Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m. 30-minute “get active, fit and fun class.” Kids ages 4-12. $5 fee. Contact Lisa Bracken at (209) 571-2582 ext. 312 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.brendaathletics.com
SPEED & AGILITY TRAINING Every Saturday, $20 for a 2-hour session. Youth-8th grade, 10 a.m. to noon, high school from noon to 2 p.m. Bonsu Elite Athletics (401 Bangs Ave., Suite D, Modesto), (209) 247-2695.
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING TRAINING Sunday through Thursday. $20 per session (approx. 90 minutes). All athletes (male or female), and all sports welcome. Monthly packages available as well. Bonsu Elite Athletics (401 Bangs Ave., Suite D, Modesto), (209) 247-2695.
ADULT FITNESS CLASSES Monday through Thursday at 8:30 p.m. $20 per session (approximately 90 minutes). Monthly packages available as well. Receive top of the line fitness training to reach your goals, a meal plan and supplement recommendation, as well as a fun and supportive atmosphere among adults. Bonsu Elite Athletics (401 Bangs Ave., Suite D, Modesto), (209) 247-2695.
SPORT TRAINING Sport-specific training for college and high school athletes. Contact Bruce at (209) 648-8420 or email@example.com
ALL SPORTS TRAINING All ports Training Center offers private instruction in baseball, football, basketball, and will be fielding travel baseball teams this season. Call 527-5276 for more information.
SPEED TRAINING Speed and agility training for all sports and athletes. All ages 6 and up are welcome. Contact Debin Cowell at (209) 495-8974 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HEALTHY AGING The Healthy Aging Association offers free Young At Heart group exercise classes for 60 years and better. Classes range from strength training, aerobics or Tai Chi. The strength training classes uses tubes for resistance and the exercises can be done standing or sitting depending on the participants ability. Tubes are available for first-timers at each site. For information on class location and times, please visit our website at www.HealthyAgingAssociation.org.
GOLF TOURNAMENT – Monday, March 24, at Spring Creek Country Club to benefit the Marissa Alexandria Guidance Center. Cost is $130 per person, $520 per foursome. Includes lunch, dinner, green fee, cart awards. Hole-in-one contest, putting contest. Chance to win $1,000 cash with ball drop contest (only 300 tickets sold at $10 apiece). Texas scramble, four-person team. Hole sponsorship available. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m., tee off at noon. For more information or to enter, go to www.facebook.com/marissascloset, call (209) 613-0836 or email email@example.com.
LADIES CLINIC Dana Arnold-Ebster offering clinics for ladies on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the McHenry Golf Center. Clinics for women of all ages and ability and will cover the full swing, putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play, rules and etiquette. Cost is $15. For more information, call (209) 523-5151.
JUNIOR CLINIC Dana Arnold-Ebster and staff offering clinics for juniors ages 4 to 12 on Saturdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the McHenry Golf Center. Clinics cover full swing, putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play, rules and etiquette. Cost is $12. For more information, call (209) 523-5151.
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.
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
RAIDER WRESTLING CLUB For ages 5-13. Call Becky Aldana (209) 380-2078
MODESTO GRAPPLING CLUB The Modesto Grappling Club offers courses to ages 12 and up. No experience necessary. Classes at Beyer High wrestling room Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. Call Don Hunnell at (209) 277-5875 or visit www.modestograpplingclub.com.
TURLOCK CLUB YOUTH Practices are Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 5:30-7 p.m. Ages 5-18 welcome. Club cost is $40 plus all wrestlers must have a USA Wrestling Athlete card (available at www.themat.com). Call Mike Contreras at (209) 678-1240 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
CENTRAL YOUTH Freestyle program is open. Call Paul at (209) 470-5637.
BRENDA KIDS YOGA Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 to 5 p.m. $25 for the month (eight sessions total). Brenda Athletic Clubs, Modesto, (209) 571-2582 or e-mail email@example.com.