Sports datebook
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Sports datebook

Thursday, Oct. 25

Martial arts benefit

WHEN: 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Wais Martial Arts Academy, 1914 W. Grant Line Road

DETAILS: Master Wais Hakimi will break 100 bricks, lit on fire, within 30 seconds to raise money to pay for his students’ entry fees in upcoming tournaments in Vallejo and San Francisco.

COST: $5 donation requested

INFO: 836-0811, or go to

Saturday, Oct. 27

Oktoberfest 5K fun run

WHEN: Registration at 8 a.m., run begins at 9 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.

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

Saturday, Oct. 27

Dash of the Dead

WHEN: 10 a.m.

WHERE: Eagal Lakes, 12 E. Lorenzen Road, Tracy

DETAILS: Dash of the Dead is a 5K fun run with obstacles and zombies. It’s not a timed race, but only those who can outrun the zombies will be eligible for prizes at the end of the run. Waves begin every 10 minutes. Runners age 13 and up can register as zombies, and they will be eligible for prizes based on how many people they can catch.

COST: $50 for runners, $20 for zombies, with professional zombie makeup available at and additional cost, plus $10 for parking.


Tuesday, Oct. 30

Halloween party

WHEN: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Tiny Toes Gymnastics, 4220 Commercial Drive, Suite 15

DETAILS: Tiny Toes Gymnastics, which offers gymnastics for children age 6 and under, will have a Halloween party including open gym, a pumpkin hunt, arts and crafts and snacks.

COST: $8, $5 for members

INFO: 833-3695.


Naming of youth sports complex

DETAILS: The city of Tracy will consider nominations for naming the new youth sports complex, now unofficially known as the Holly Sugar Youth Sports Fields. The city’s Parks Commission has a subcommittee that will consider nominations, and will decide on a name during one of the commission’s regular meetings in December. Potential names for the complex could be based on historical significance, geographic location, functionality, and significant individuals or families in Tracy. Deadline for submission is Nov. 18.

INFO: Vanessa Carrera, 831-6233, email, faxed to 831-6218, or mailed to City of Tracy, Community Facilities Division, 333 Civic Center Plaza, Tracy, CA 95376.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Junior Warriors Boys Basketball

WHEN: 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 8, 10 a.m. for ages 9 to 11, 11 a.m. for ages 12 to 14

WHERE: Tracy Boys & Girls Club, Richard O. Hastie Clubhouse, 753 W. Lowell Ave.

DETAILS: Junior Warriors Boys Basketball League for boys ages 6 to 14, hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tracy, is taking signups for the winter league. A player clinic will be Nov. 10, practice begins Nov. 17 and games begin on Dec. 8. Signup forms are available at the Hastie Clubhouse.

COST: $60.

INFO: Angela Davis-Hall, 832-2582 Ext. 103

Sunday, Nov. 11

Club Levile volleyball tryouts

WHEN: 1 to 4 p.m.

WHERE: St Paul's/Bella Vista Christian Academy, 1635 Chestnut Drive

DETAILS: Club Levile will host tryouts for players age 10 to 18. The club will also host pre-tryout clinics at St. Paul’s/Bella Vista in the two weeks leading up to the tryouts on Sunday, Oct. 28, and Sunday, Nov. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. both days, and Monday, Nov. 5, 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, 8 to 10 p.m., and Friday, Nov. 9, 7 to 9 p.m. Players should come prepared with volleyball gear, knee pads and water.

INFO: Club director Bess Haldi at


Jaguar All-Sport Passes

WHERE: Kimball High, 3200 Jaguar Run

DETAILS: The Kimball Athletic Department has Jaguar All Sport Passes to adults who will attend athletic events throughout the 2012-13 school year. Each pass, a $300 value for the cost of $100, admits one adult to any home game, except playoff games, on the Kimball High campus, including football, volleyball, soccer, water polo, basketball, wrestling, swimming and track and field. Passes are available in the bookkeeper’s office.

COST: $100

INFO: Athletic Director Steve Thornton, 832-6600 ext. 4075, or email at


Masters swimming

WHEN: 7 to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday.

WHERE: Pinkie Phillips Aquatics Center, West High, 1775 W. Lowell Ave.

DETAILS: Ellis Aquatics offers a Master's swim program held at The Pinkie Phillips Aquatics Center at West High, for swimmers over 18 years of age who want to improve their overall fitness, develop better technique, or train for any type of swimming competition.

COST: $25 per month

INFO: Email Michele Loomis at, or go to


Tumbling classes

WHERE: 2211 N. MacArthur Drive

DETAILS: Athletic Perfection is now taking enrollment for its fall tumbling classes. Classes are held Monday through Thursday and are available for ages 3 to 18. The program has classes for five different skill levels, for preschoolers and boys only classes.

INFO: 834-2727.

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