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MODESTO TEEN BASEBALL — The league is looking for coaches in the 4-12 (Cal Ripken) and 13-18 (Babe Ruth) age groups. Contact Rachel Heltne at 568-0570 or BASEBALL CLINICS — Central Catholic High School coach Mike Glines holds “Back To Basics” baseball, softball, football individual and group instruction. Hitting, pitching, defense, quarterbacks and receivers. Call 577-5991. CENCAL TRAINING — Baseball/softball indoor training facility with some of the valley’s most experience instructors. Pitching, hitting and catching instruction available. Call (209) 847-4332. EASTLAKE ACADEMY — Summer and fall tryouts are April 13, 15, 20, 22 at 300 Primo Way, Suite A. Times: 8-10’s from 5-6 p.m., 11-12’s from 6:15-7:15 p.m., 13-14’s from 7:30- 8:30 p.m. Call 538-4841. MODESTO EMPIRE — Baseball/softball: Cal Ripken registration for ages 4 to 12 on March 6 at the Empire clubhouse behind Teel Middle, time is 9 a.m. to noon. Copy of birth certificate required. Cost is $75 for t-ball and $125 for ages 7-12. Babe Ruth registration for ages 13-15 is on Saturdays, March 6, 13, 20, and 27 at Davis Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please bring copy of birth certificate. Season for 13-14s is April 5-May 10; 16-game schedules plus potential all-star team. Season 14-15s is May 10-July 3; 18-game schedule and potential all-star team. The Babe Ruth program is a travel-team program. Cost is $175 for older age groups. For more information call Dan Stanley at 568-0570 RAINBOW FIELDS — Summer league begins on July 6 with a managers meeting on June 29. Games on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Game times for both leagues will be 5:30 p.m. & 7:15 p.m. Cost for either league is $1056 per team. There are also discounts for early sign up. Both are no-draft leagues. Rainbow Fields will provide each coach with a free agent list to assist with your tryouts. All teams are guaranteed a 12-game schedule with a single-elimination play off. We offer divisions for 8-under to 14-unders. To sign up go to and click on the spring league sign-up form, print it and mail it to Rainbow Fields, 3800 Claribel Road, Modesto, CA 95350 or e-mail For questions please call (209) 869-4242. RED SHIELD — The Salvation Army Red Shield 2010 baseball signups are underway. Bring a birth certiciate to the offices at 1649 Las Vegas St. in Modesto, Monday through Friday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per player, for ages 5-13. Umpires and coaches needed. STANISLAUS STING — 12-under baseball team based out of Turlock/Modesto area headed to Cooperstown Dreams Park on June 5, 2010, looking to fill out roster. Interested players plese contact John Temple at 648-4477 or Paul Willis at 556-2790. TURLOCK NATIONAL LITTLE LEAGUE — For ages 7-12 cost is $90, for ages 13-16 cost is $110. Credit cards accepted, financial assistance available. Must bring certified birth certificate and three proofs of residence. No guarantee of a team if not registered by Jan. 30. Visit or call Melody Lema at 667-4775. TRI-VALLEY SMASH — Smash baseball is looking for 11-under players for its travel season. Ongoing tryouts are being held. Call Bill Campbell at (209) 769-7744 or e-mail VALLEY LEAGUE — Accepting team and player sign-ups. Call Stefano at (209) 464-7203 or visit

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