Tracy High baseball crab feed
WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday, March 31
WHERE: IPFES Hall, 430 W. Ninth St.
DETAILS: The Tracy High Baseball Boosters will host a crab feed and live and silent auctions to raise money for the team. Cocktails are at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m.
INFO: Debbi Rogers, 610-4433
Tracy Babe Ruth Crab Feed
WHEN: 6 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31
WHERE: Tracy Community Center, 950 East St.
DETAILS: Tracy Babe Ruth will host its first crab feed dinner to raise money for the local youth baseball league.
COST: $40 per person, $320 for a table of eight.
INFO: Lisa DeLeon, 408-887-8036 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Ponch Martinez, 321-2209 or email@example.com.
Delta Rebels 21U baseball
WHEN: 5 p.m. Saturday, March 31
WHERE: West High, 1775 W. Lowell Ave.
DETAILS: Delta Rebels baseball, a 21-and-under team, will have sign-ups for the 2012 summer season in the parking lot next to the sophomore baseball field at West High.
INFO: Paul Jerome, 608-8218.
West freshman orientation
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3
WHERE: Steve Thornton Gymnasium, West High, 1775 W. Lowell Ave.
DETAILS: West High will host an athletic orientation for all incoming freshmen for the 2012-13 school year. Coaches from all of the Wolf Pack athletic programs will be on hand to take sign ups, provide summer practice information, and answer any questions. Counselors will also be available to help with class registration and to provide new information on the NCAA academic entrance standards.
INFO: Matt Loggins, 830-3370, ext. 3064, or firstname.lastname@example.org
West High School cheer meeting
WHEN: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 17
WHERE: West High cafeteria, 1775 W. Lowell Ave.
DETAILS: West High students who want to try out for the 2012-13 cheer squads should attend this session and pick up a tryout packet and get information on upcoming tryouts. Parents must also attend.
INFO: Cristina Tanner, head cheer coach, 481-4984
Girls basketball league
WHEN: Signups through April 20.
WHERE: Tracy Boys & Girls Club, 753 W. Lowell Ave.,
DETAILS: The Tracy Boys & Girls Club will host the Junior Warriors basketball league for girls 6 through 14 years old. Games will be played on Saturdays from April 21 to June 9. There will be a player clinic Tuesday, April 3, and the club is also in need of coaches for the league.
INFO: Angela Hall or Emanuel Johnson, 832-2582, ext. 103.
Women’s fastpitch league
DETAILS: Valley Womens Fastpitch, part of the Women’s Fastpitch Softball Association, seeks players age 18 and older for the 2012 season.
INFO: 464-7203 or www.vwfastpitch.com.
Bowling karaoke contest
WHEN: 7 p.m. Mondays through May
WHERE: West Valley Bowl, 2365 East St.
DETAILS: The eighth international Bowling Karaoke Contest continues with weekly sing-offs. Singers compete for a chance to make the local finals, and winners go to the finals in the Eldorado Showroom at the Bowl Expo in Reno in June, with contest organizers picking up the cost of hotel and airfare.
CPOA memorial run
WHEN: 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12
WHERE: Shadow Cliffs Regional Regional Park, 2500 Stanley Blvd., in Pleasanton
DETAILS: The 4th Annual California Peace Officers Association’s Memorial Run and Family Barbecue honors officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty, and supports the families they’ve left behind through Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.), California Chapter. The run includes 10K and 5K races, plus a 1-mile run for kids 12 and under. The 10K race starts at 8:20 a.m., the 5K at 9 a.m. and the kids run at 10:15 a.m. Entry fees include a barbecue catered by Outback Steakhouse, which will be begin at 11 a.m. along with the awards ceremony.
COST: $40, with a $5 discount for those who register before May 8. Registration for the kids’ fun run is $20. Tickets for the barbecue alone are $12, and $7 for kids 12 and under.
INFO: On Your Mark Events, 795-7832, or register online at Active.com.
Kimball freshman football
WHEN: 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 16
WHERE: Main gym, Kimball High School, 3200 Jaguar Run, off Lammers Rd.
DETAILS: Kimball High freshman football coach Jeff Telles will host a short meeting for all prospective freshmen football players and their parents. Topics include physicals, summer practice schedule, and the upcoming Valley Oak League season.
INFO: 914-1645, or e-mail email@example.com.
Charity mud run
WHEN: 7:30 a.m., Saturday, June 16
WHERE: Eagal Lakes Resort, 12 W. Lorenzen Rd.
DETAILS: Recon Run is a 5k boot camp style adventure-obstacle-mud run designed for families, athletes, running groups, police, fire, and teachers. Proceeds will support Modesto Junior College track and field and cross country teams, Military Moms of Tracy and The Semper Fi Fund, which supports injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Organizers expect more than 4,000 participants and 2,000 spectators. Multiple waves of runners will take on the course in 15-minute intervals starting at 8:45. Check-in is at 7:30 a.m. There will also be a free 400-meter obstacle course for kids under 13 from 10 a.m. to noon.
COST: $65, $60 per-person for teams, $55 for military with ID and Eagal Lakes members. There is a $10 per-person discount for those who register before April 15.
INFO: 640-4252, or go to http://reconrun.com.
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