Camps, Clinics and Registration (3/11/14)

March 10, 2014 

BASEBALL

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

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 curt@bvins.com for more information.

RAINBOW FIELDS is accepting applications for T-ball and 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 (209) 527-5276 or go to modestosportstraining.com for more information

BASKETBALL

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 April 26-27 at Turlock High and May 16-18 at Modesto Junior College. Entry fee is $130 and guarantees at least two games. There are awards for each bracket. Deadline for the April tournament is April 4. Deadline for the May tournament is April 25. 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 three-point shootout. There will be divisions for all ages from junior high school to adults, men and women. Cost is $125 per team. Registration deadline is April 1. For more information, go to www.3on3basketballmodesto.com. For information about tournament sponsorship, contact Richard Azevedo at info@3on3basketballmodesto.com or Gary Nance at gary@enochsband.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 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.

CEN CAL RAIDERS Central Catholic and Cen Cal Raider travel basketball will be holding an eight-week spring camp starting March 22 from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Camp focuses on teaching basic fundamentals and skills to boys and girls ages 6 to 14. Cost is $100. Central Catholic boys coaches and assistance by current Central Catholic players are provided. For more information, contact Mike Wilson at wilson@cchsca.org or phone at (209) 345-5485.

STANCO STAPMPEDE Players wanted for nonprofit AAU team. Boys tryouts are March 15 and March 21 at Turlock High. 15U: 10 a.m.-noon; 16U: 12:30-2:30 p.m.; 17U: 3-5 p.m. Girls tryouts March 16 at Turlock High. 16U and 17U: 3:30-5 p.m.

BOXING

BAD TO THE BONZ Bad to the Bonz Boxing Gym is having tryouts for its spring 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 spring special for youth is $175 for two 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.-noon, and daily 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Please check our website at www.modestopalboxing.com or call Tony Avila at (209) 577-1131. The gym now offers Zumba by Vontrese Stevenson. Go to www.zumbawithvboogie.com for more information.

General

BIG LEAGUE DREAMS Softball, kickball and soccer sign-ups are being taken for leagues at the sports complex off Highway 120 in Manteca. Men’s, womens and coed teams for all three sports are available. For more information, contact Tony, James or Shael at (209) 824-2400. Also visit bigleaguedreams.com.

FOOTBALL

CERES COWBOYS Ceres Cowboys Youth Football and Cheer sign-ups are being held March 22 at the Round Table Pizza in Ceres from 1-4 p.m. We are also looking for head coaches and assistant coaches for both football and cheer. Please call John at (209) 271-9904 or Georgia at (209) 324-9252.

GOLF

GOLF TOURNAMENT on 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, greens 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 marissascloset@yahoo.com.

LADIES CLINIC Dana Arnold-Ebster offering clinics for ladies on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and from 5:30-6:30 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 9:30-10:30 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.

SOFTBALL

STINGRAYS 14u team looking for a catcher and a couple more players wanting to play on a competitive travel team. Currently having open tryouts at our team workout sessions. Next dates Saturday and March 29 at Turlock High School from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Contact coach Joe (209) 988-9800 for more information or go to www.Stingrayssoftball.com

SWIMMING

RIPON SEA LIONS The Ripon Sea Lions Swim Team is taking registration for returning swimmers. Parent orientation night is Thursday at Colony Oak Elementary at 7 p.m. Tryouts for new swimmers will be on Friday from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon. Please note that returning Sea Lions do not need to try out but all new Sea Lions do. Any questions, go to riponsealions.com.

Track and Field

SUZY POWELL CLINIC Modesto’s three-time discus Olympian Suzy Powell invites all shot put and discus athletes to her World Athletics Center Phase 1 Throwers Clinic on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Oakdale High School. Powell, the former two-time national champion and American record holder in the discus, will teach the WAC drill progressions for shot put and discus as well as the basics of full-throw technique. Register at worldathleticscenter.com.

WATER POLO

MODESTO/STANISLAUS Pre-high school water polo sign-ups and practices are being held Mondays and Wednesdays at Johansen High School from 4:45-6:15 p.m. Registration forms are at the pool. For more information, go to ms.aquanite.com.

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