Sports datebook
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Saturdays, Aug. 11 and 25

Tracy Titans tryouts

WHEN: 8 a.m. to noon, check-in at 7:45 a.m.

WHERE: Williams Middle School, 1600 Tennis Lane

DETAILS: The Tracy Titans fastpitch softball teams will host tryouts for the 2012 Fall season. Tryouts are open for all positions on the 10U, 12U, and 14U teams.

INFO: Email or go to to register online.

Saturday, Aug. 11

12U fastpitch tryouts

WHEN: 1 to 3 p.m., registration at noon

WHERE: Veterans Park, 238 Glenhaven Drive.

DETAILS: All American Sports Academy will have tryouts for 12-and under players for the 2012 fall season.

INFO: Lamont Richardson, 815-4030 or, or fill out the online registration form at

Sundays, Aug. 12 and 19

California Fusion Fastpitch 12U tryouts

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. for pitchers and catchers, 9 a.m. for all others

WHERE: Morenzone Ballfield, 1323 W. Center Street, Manteca

DETAILS: California Fusion Fastpitch 12U will have tryouts for all positions for ASA tournaments and other large tournaments.

INFO: 983-0398 after 7 p.m., email, or go to

Sundays, August 12 and 19

USA Elite Gold Fastpitch Tryouts

WHEN: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 12, 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 19

WHERE: Heritage High School, 101 American Ave, Brentwood

DETAILS: USA Elite Gold-Mac Team of Tracy will host tryouts. The team guides players through the pre-college recruiting process and can offer scholarships for talented athletes.

INFO: Stan McFadden, 408-234-6016, or email, or go to

Sunday, Aug. 26

Crazy Ei8hts Trail Run

WHEN: Check-in at 7 a.m., race starts at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Los Vaqueros Reservoir, Brentwood.

DETAILS: On Your Mark Events will host the third of this summer’s Crazy Ei8hts runs at Los Vaqueros Reservoir. It is an 8K trail course designed so that runners of all abilities can participate, but experienced runners will also find a challenge.

COST: $40, or $35 for those who pre-register. Includes a T-shirt, post-race beer garden and awards for first-place finishers. Parking is $6.

INFO: 795-7832, or go to for pre-registration and directions to the starting line, or register at

Saturday, Sept. 8

Bean Run

WHEN: 8 a.m.,

WHERE: Lincoln Park, Eaton Avenue, in front of Tracy Branch Library.

DETAILS: Both 5K and 10K runs are planned as part of the 26th annual Tracy Dry Bean Festival. Same-day registration will begin at 6 a.m., and the race begins at 8 a.m. All ages are welcome; last year’s participants ranged in age from 6 to 83.

INFO: or

Saturday, Sept 29

Oktoberfest 5K fun run

WHEN: Registration at 7:15 a.m., run begins at 8 a.m.

WHERE: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1635 Chester Drive

DETAILS: A 5K fun run, about 3.1 miles, will go through the neighborhood around St Paul’s Lutheran Church. The run is part of the church’s Oktoberfest celebration. Entry fees will benefit the Kimball High water polo teams and Building Together Today. The run is followed by a pancake breakfast for all runners at 9 a.m.; nonrunners are also welcome at the breakfast for a small donation.

COST: $30; those who register before Sept. 14 pay $20 and get a T-shirt and goody bag. Checks should be made out to Bella Vista Christian Academy.

INFO:,; or Michele Loomis, 1221 Claremont Ct., Tracy, CA 95376


Kimball High soccer

DETAILS: Kimball High’s soccer coaches will sign up players for the 2012 Jaguar boys soccer teams. Practice begins August 6.Who is organizing, benefitting, and/or welcome as participants.



TFBU Sports

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Sunday

WHERE: Tracy Ball Park, Bessie Avenue

DETAILS: The Football University, a Tracy-based weekly football camp, is open to players of all ages who desire an intense conditioning program.

COST: $40 per month

INFO: David Luera, 204-0941, or go to

Ongoing through August

Mountain House Hurricanes

DETAILS: Mountain House Hurricanes, the newest local full-contact football team and cheer team, will sign up players until the end of August. Everyone plays.

INFO: Mo Kahoonei, 356-8095; Jeff Grondz, 925-518-5610; or


Zumba classes

WHEN: Mondays and Thursday, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.; Fridays noon to 1 p.m., Saturdays, 10 to 11 a.m.

WHERE: Tracy Community Center, 950 East St.; Lolly Hansen Senior Center, 375 E. Ninth St.; Grand Theatre, 715 Central Ave.

DETAILS: Silvia Ibarra, Zumba instructor for the City of Tracy, will host ongoing classes, including Zumba Toning, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. every Monday at the Community Center; Zumba, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. every Thursday at the Community Center; Zumba Gold, noon to 1 p.m. at the Senior Center; and Zumba Toning, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays at the Grand Theatre.

COST: $10 per-class, $5 for seniors, $80 for a 10-class pass, or $150 for 20 classes.

INFO: 831-6200.


Free karate lessons

WHEN: 3 p.m. Wednesdays

WHERE: Boys & Girls Club of Tracy, 753 W. Lowell Ave.

DETAILS: Master Wais Hakimi gives weekly karate lessons for children.

COST: Free

INFO:, or


Zumba classes

WHERE: Famous All Stars, 4220 Commercial Drive, Ste. 16

DETAILS: Christina Marks of Simply Fit 4 U hosts morning, evening and weekend Zumba dance fitness classes. Check for times.

COST: $5

INFO: 969-1684 or

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