Getting Out

Modesto-area camps, clinics and tryouts for Oct. 6, 2018


CERES BLAZE TRAVEL TEAM The Ceres Blaze are looking for players and will be holding tryouts for the 2019 Baseball Season on Oct. 28 at 10 a.m. at Costa Fields in Ceres. They are looking to fill their 9U, 10U, 13U, 14U and 16U teams. For more information, contact Jorge Guerrero 209-495-6766 or email


FALL ELITE SEASON Central Valley Hornets, a junior NBA program, is offering early registration for its 2019 Winter Elite Season. Registration is open to boys and girls in grades K-9. To register in person, visit Mountain Mike’s Pizza on Standiford and Prescott in Modesto on these dates: Oct. 18 and Nov. 4. Registration is also open online at For more information, call 209-545-3138 or email at

MODESTO SLAM-N-JAM Registration is open for the Modesto Slam-N-Jam’s winter league. Open to grades K-8. Team placement will be Nov. 17 at 9 a.m., starting with grades 7-8, 10 a.m. grades 5-6, 11:15 a.m. grades 3-4, 12:30 p.m. grades 1-2 and 2 p.m. grade K. League begins Jan. 5, 2019. For more information or to register visit


BAD TO THE BONZ Seventh Street Boxing Gym is holding tryouts and providing adult and youth classes. The gym will also be holding sign-ups for the 2018 USA boxing team; must be a member of the gym to register. A boxing clinic for coaches will be given by Tony Avila, owner of Bad to the Bonz and former coach of the Modesto PAL boxing club. The gym memberships are $150 per month for adults; $100 kids, not including gloves. Go to or call Avila at 209-577-1131. Parents are encouraged to work out alongside their children. Special classes for at-risk youth. Hours are 10 a.m.-noon Saturday through Thursday and 4-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The gym is at 1226 Seventh St. in Modesto.

MODESTO PAL Stanislaus County PAL Boxing offers a program for ages 8-17. Sign up Monday through Thursday from 5-6 p.m. at 615 Sierra Drive. No experience needed. Call 209-529-9121, ext. 10.


FUNDRAISING TOURNAMENT Stanislaus County Crime Stoppers invites the community to its tournament benefiting the program. Cost is $150 per golfer, or $600 for a team of 4. Players will have an opportunity to win a car in the hole-in-one contest; plus raffle prizes, famous ball drop, closest-to-the-pin and more. Lunch and dinner will be served. Tournament will be hosted at Del Rio Country Club, Oct. 15. For more information or to register contact Dashaun Winston at 510-714-3906.

FUNDRAISING TOURNAMENT Agape Villages Foster Family Agency invites the community to its tournament, “Fairways Fore Foster Kids”, at Manteca Park Golf Course on Oct. 26. Funds raised go to help central valley foster youth. Cost is $100 per golfer, or $375 for a team of 4. Raffle prizes, live auction and more. Hot dog lunch at check-in and dinner at Chez Shari. For more information or to register, contact Nina Payne at 209-430-0323 or email or visit


Stanislaus State Veterans Day Camp The Stanislaus State softball team is hosting a Veterans Day Camp on Nov. 12 on its campus field. Campers will work with Stan State coaches and student-athletes on individual skills including hitting and baserunning, defensive, pitching and catching skills. Cost is $125 for Girls ages 10-18 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information or to register, visit