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 email@example.com.
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.
TRI-VALLEY SMASH FACILITY -- Tri-Valley Smash softball and baseball is having a grand opening of a new 2,400-square foot indoor training facility on Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 416 North 9th St., Suite H, between Tully and Coldwell. Open for lessons and training. Call (209) 769-7744 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
TRI-VALLEY SMASH -- Tryouts for 11-under and 12-under boys travel teams to be held March 6. Call Bill Campbell at (209) 769-7744 or e-mail email@example.com
RAINBOW FIELDS -- Spring & summer youth league sign-ups are open. The spring league begins March 14 with a managers meeting on March 9. 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 www.eteamz.com/rainbowfields 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
WESTPORT YOUTH -- Baseball/softball league for all ages. Sign up Feb. 13 at 9 a.m., Westport Elementary (5218 South Capenter Rd., Modesto). Call 495-3967 with questions.
VALLEY LEAGUE -- Accepting team and player sign-ups. Call Stefano at (209) 464-7203 or visit www.vblwood.com.
BACKYARD CLINIC -- Backyard Sports Academy (formerly Backyard Baseball, still at 6212 West Main St., Turlock) holds coed clinics on Saturdays from 9-11 a.m. including drills and game instruction for $10. Co ed Clinic Sat. Backyard Boyz League starts Feb. 4, 5:30-7 p.m. for 12-unders. Instruction, games and lots of fun. All instruction by coach Keith Larsen. Call (209) 669-8921 or (209) 678-1447.
BACKYARD GIRLS -- 9-and-under girls league, Tuesdays from 5:15-7 p.m. Cost is $10. For more information call 669-8921.
MODESTO MAGIC GIRLS -- High school spring league will play Friday nights March 26-Apr. 30 at Modesto Christian High. Cost is $100 including uniform, $85 if you have one. Sign up before March 1 and get a $10 discount. Sign up online at www.eteamz.com/modestomagic
AAU TRAVEL -- Team tryouts for grades 5-6 are from 5-6 p.m., Feb. 27 and March 6 from 5-6:30 p.m. at Ustach Middle School; time is 6:30-8 p.m. for grades 7-8; grades 9-10 tryouts are March 27 from 6-7:30 p.m. and March 28 from 2-3:30 p.m. at Modesto Christian High; grades 11-12 Marck 27 from 7:30-9 p.m., March 28 from 4-5:30 p.m. at MC. Call for details, Stan Silva at 765-5107 or Robb Spencer at 602-6972.
CYBA SIGN-UPS -- California Youth Basketball League is currently registering boys and girls, ages 4-18 for their winter 2010 season. Individual and team registrations accepted. Competitive/AAU and adult leagues also starting this month. For more info contact the league at 916-391-3900 or infopcybhoops.com.
MODESTO SLAM-N-JAM -- Spring league tryouts are March 6 from 9-10:30 a.m. for grades 7-8, 10:30 a.m. to noon for grades 9-12 at Modesto Christian. Travel team players are selected from this league. Applications are available at www.modestoslamnjam.org or call Bobby Cole at (209) 543-9520.
BAD TO THE BONZ -- Starting sign-ups for the 2010 competition team. Daily advanced and beginner class also available. Tryouts are Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m., open gym Monday through Thursday from 3-8 p.m., Fridays from 3-6 p.m. Membership is $80 per month plus one-time sign-up fee. Forms can be picked up at the gym at 1307 7th St., Modesto, 95350. Coach Tony Avila trains amateur and professional boxers, as well as health-conscious members no age, race, or disability. For information http://www.badtothebonz.net or call coach Joey at 577-1131 or coach Tony at 988-7590.
MODESTO RAIDERS -- Semipro team looking for players (age 18 and up), coaches and cheerleaders (age 18 and up) for 2010 season. Sign-ups are being held Monday nights from 6-8 p.m. at the Mountain Mike's Pizza in Modesto on the Corner of Kansas & Carpenter, next to Cost Less. For more information, call Shawn Spaulding at 622-8422 or visit our web site at www.modestoraiders.com.
CHEER COACHES -- Needed for the Central Saints Youth Football & Cheer Program 2010 youth football season, for age groups 7-14 years old. Please contact Greg Johnson at 985-4662 or visit our website at email@example.com
MODESTO RAMS -- Youth football & cheer program is taking registration for the 2010 football season, as well as applications for coaches (football & cheer) in the Modesto area. Everyone plays and there are no tryouts, but there is limited space for football - 40 kids per squad (Jr. Novice, Novice, Jr. Varsity and Varsity). Cheerleading is unlimited in size. The Rams practice at Downey Park (August through November). To sign-up, visit the website www.modestorams.com (see registration tab), call Kelly at (209) 614-5936.
MODESTO BRONCOS -- Football sign-ups start Feb. 27-28 at Boomers on Sisk Road. Ages 7-14 as of Aug. 1 are encouraged to sign up. Cost is $175 and copy of birth certificate is required. No lengthy travel, no boundaries. Please call Matt Dietz (209) 345-6767 with inquiries or visit www.leaguelineup.com/modestobroncos. Cheer tryouts on March 6-7 at Woodrow Elementary School cafeteria (800 Woodrow Ave.) Registration is at 8:30 a.m.. Clinic on March 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Clinic on March 7 from 9-11 a.m., tryouts from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parent must be present at registration. Clinic and tryouts cost is $20. For ages 5-13 as of July 1, 2010. Call cheer advisor Debbie at (209) 656-8633.
CENTRAL SAINTS -- Youth football & cheer, ages 7-14, is having sign up on Feb. 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the Central Catholic High gym (200 S. Carpenter Rd). For registration information, visit centralsaints.org or call Greg Johnson at 985-4662.
MODESTO 49ERS -- Registration dates are as follows: Feb. 25, March 18, April 15 from 6-8 p.m., The Pizza Factory (601 Tully Rd, Modesto); March 6, APril 3, April 24, May 1 from noon-4 p.m., King Kennedy Center/Mellis Park (601 S. Martin Luther King). Cost is $90 during the month of February, $130 after that. There are strict weight requirements. New participants need to bring a copy of birth certificate, recent report card and small picture and be prepared to fill out registration form. We're still looking for football and cheer coaches and a cheer coordinator. Call Shawn at (209) 652-9626 or Adrienne at (209) 450-4262. Modesto 49ers, PO Box 1404, Modesto, Ca 95353-1404; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
BIG VALLEY SABRES -- The 2009 TVYFL Super Bowl Champions are having football and cheer sign-ups for ages 7-14 on March 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at Big Valley Christian High (1020 Pelandale Ave., Modesto). 10-play guarantee. All coaches D.O.J. approved. Coaches applications also being accepted. Visit bigvalleysabres.org or contact Denver England at (209) 613-2251.
OFFICIALS TRAINING -- The NCOA-South Football Division is recruiting high school officials for the 2010 season. We are looking for individuals with dedication, commitment and the desire to officiate high school football. No experience is necessary. Training begins April 26 with our general membership meeting. Formal training for our new officials begins in mid-June and continues through September, Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. We will provide all the necessary training, previous officiating skills are necessary. Please contact Craig Grischott, Director of Training, at email@example.com.
HUNTER SAFETY CLASS -- Last one before turkey season! One-day session March 21 at the San Andreas Fire House in San Andreas. From 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $10 donation covers cost of materials. Mandatory books are available at a number of stores, including Walmart in Sonora and Jackson. Please visit www.dfg.ca.gov/huntered and call Charlene Winkler at (209) 754-4755.
OAKDALE FUN RUN -- Support Oakdale Schools 5k/1-mile run/walk fund-raising event on March 20 at Cloverland Elementary School. Both races begin at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $25. Registration available at all Oakdale schools, the district office or online at www.active.com and search for SOS Run or go directly to: www.active.com/running/oakdale-ca/sos-run-5k-and-1-mile-2010.
MODESTO MARATHON -- Begins and ends in downtown Modesto, March 21. Cost is $65 for full marathon, $45 for half-marathon or $20 for the 5K. Visit www.modestomarathon.com.
HYDROCEPHALUS WALK -- May 29 at Central Community Park in Mountain House. Guest speaker is former San Francisco 49er and 1981 Super Bowl champion George Visger. Silent auction and raffle from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration fee is $25. Visit www.walkforhydro.org or call 814-8815 for more information.
LIVINGSTON ADULT -- Coed fall league through the Livingston Recreation Department. Rosters being accepted, deadline is March 19 at 5 p.m. (no exceptions). Roster packets are available at City Hall, 1416 C Street. Games will be played on Monday (C Division), Thursday (B Division) and Friday (A Division) evenings at Lil Guy's N Gal's Field in Livingston. Six-team limit per division. Cost is $452 plus $15 ASA registration fee. For additional information contact the recreation department at 394-8830 or go to www.livingstoncity.com
MAYHEM FASTPITCH -- Mayhem Fastpitch will be starting a new 9-and-under division. We need players for all positions. For further information please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
USA ELITE 14s & 16s -- Teams holding tryouts Feb. 1314 and Jim Elliot Christian High (2695 W. Pine St., Lodi). Feb. 13 pitchers and catchers, 10-11 a.m., other positions 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Feb. 15 all players from 1-4 p.m. Visit tiptopwebsite.com/websites/intro.php?username=usaelitefastpitch for more information or 14s call coach Chuck at 479-0693 (email@example.com), 16s call coach Mike at 922-4180 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
VALLEY ICE -- 14-under team is looking for one or two utility players for infield and outfield spots to fill its spring/summer roster. The tournament schedule is laid and we are looking forward to an exciting season. For more information call Greg Mettler at (209) 664-0880 or e-mail email@example.com.
RIPON SEA LIONS -- Recreational summer swim team competes in the Mid-Valley Swim League. Practices begin April 1 and continue through July. Practices are held daily at the Ripon High School pool. Parent information night is Monday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the multi-use room at Colony Oak School, 22241 South Murphy Rd., Ripon. Information is on our website, www.riponsealions.com."
MODESTO-STANISLAUS -- Spring pre-high school water polo through Modesto-Stanislaus, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Johansen High pool. Cost is $100. Contact Brent Bohlender at firstname.lastname@example.org
HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE -- Spring high school water polo, Saturdays at the Johansen High pool from 9-11 a.m. Cost is $150. Contact Brent Bohlender at email@example.com
MODESTO GRAPPLING CLUB -- The Modesto Grappling Club offers courses to ages 12 and up, no experience is necessary. Classes are held in the Beyer High wrestling room every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m. For members who plan on competing March 9, an e-mail confirming your registiration is needed. Send name, age, weight to firstname.lastname@example.org. Call Don Hunnell at 277-5875 or visit www.modestograpplingclub.com.