Sports Datebook
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Mountain House Flag Football

DETAILS: Mountain House Flag Football Youth League is taking registrations for its 4th season. Deadline to sign up is July 7.


Mountain House Hurricanes

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

INFO: Mo Kahoonei, 356-8095 or Jeff Grondz, 925-518-5610, or register online at

All Star Baseball tryouts

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, July 7, and noon to 6:30 p.m., Sunday, July 8

WHERE: Billy Hebert Field, 3545 Alvarado Ave., Stockton

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, July 14, and noon to 6:30 p.m., Sunday, July 15

WHERE: San Joaquin Delta College, Pershing Avenue and Marco Polo Drive, Stockton

DETAILS: All Star Baseball will host tryouts for its 9U and 10U teams starting at 9 a.m. on Saturdays and noon on Sundays. Tryouts for the 11U and 12U teams begin at 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. on Sundays. Age group is determined based on age as of May 1, 2013.

INFO:, or email

Junior tennis lessons

WHEN: Beginners, Mondays; July 9, 16, 23, 30; Intermediates, Tuesdays; July 10, 17, 24, 31

WHERE: Dr. Powers Park, 900 W. Lowell Ave., Tracy

DETAILS: The City of Tracy Parks and Recreation Department will offer one-hour lessons each week on the basics of tennis.

COST: $45 for tiny tots and $50 for the full month.

INFO: 831- 2667 or go to

Jaguar basketball camp

WHEN: Elementary school camp, session two, 5 to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 9 to 13.

WHERE: Kimball High School Athletic Complex, 3200 Jaguar Run.

DETAILS: Kimball High’s basketball teams will host a clinic to teach upcoming players offensive and defensive basketball skills. Sessions include instruction on shooting, ball handling, defensive positioning, fast breaks, passing and more. Games will be played every day, all campers get T-shirts, and elementary players get camp basketball. The elementary camp is open to boys and girls going into third through eighth grades. Register in advance or on the day of the camp.

COST: $50 for one session of the elementary camp, $85 for both sessions, and $75 for the high school camp.

INFO: Coach Joe Lawrence, 832-6600, ext. 4250, e-mail, or mail in registration to Joe Lawrence, Kimball High School, 3200 Jaguar Run, Tracy, CA 95377.

Tracy High volleyball camp

WHEN: 9 to 11:30 a.m. (beginners), and 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. (advanced) Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, July 11, 12 and 13.

WHERE: Kimball High main gym, 3200 Jaguar Run.

DETAILS: The Tracy High School volleyball program and Tracy High graduate Gini Ullery, assistant coach at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pa., will host a camp for players in grades 5 to 12.

COST: $75 for the beginners session, $90 for the advanced session.


Free karate lessons

WHEN: 3 p.m. every Wednesday

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

DETAILS: Master Wais Hakimi is giving free karate lessons for kids every Wednesday at the Boys & Girls Club.

COST: Free

INFO:, or

Off-road poker run

WHEN: 8 a.m., Saturday, July 14

WHERE: Niagara Rim off-highway vehicle trail, Highway 108, Eagle Meadows turnoff, Sonora.

DETAILS: 4x4 In Motion jeep club will host its annual poker run for off-road enthusiasts. The event is open to four-wheel-drive vehicles only, and will not include quad-type vehicles or motorcycles. The club will provide trail direction and assistance, and host a dinner and raffle after the poker run. .

COST: $50 per-vehicle.

INFO: Steve Allen, 833-6244, or got to

Dirt, Sweat and Beers

WHEN: 7:30 a.m., Sunday, July 29

WHERE: Eagal Lakes, 12 Lorenzen Rd.

DETAILS: A 200-meter swim, 7-mile bike ride and 3.1 mile run will challeng athletes of all abilities. Families and relay teams are welcome. All participants receive a T-shirt and beer (or root beer) upon finishing the race, and medals will be given out to the top three individuals and relay teams in each age group. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m.

COST: $55 individual, $140 relay teams, with pre-registration discounts of $10 for individuals, $20 for teams, before July 22. There is also a $5 parking fee.

INFO:, or

Run for blood

WHEN: 8 a.m., Saturday, August 4

WHERE: Stockton Ballpark, 404 W. Fremont St., Stockton

DETAILS: Delta Blood Bank will host a 5K run/walk to raise money for the Dameron Hospital Foundation, which will help the hospital upgrade its medical equipment and facilities. .

COST: $35 for adults, $30 for kids 12 and under, with a $5 discount for runners who pre-register before July 14.

INFO: 943-3830, or e-mail, or go to

Body Blast Boot Camp

WHEN: 6 a.m. and 7 p.m., every Monday and Wednesday

WHERE: Sunrise camp at William Adams Park, 4089 English Oak Ave., sunset camp at 2800 Auto Plaza Dr., Suite 130.

DETAILS: Includes pre- and post-camp measurements and hour-long workouts twice a week for four weeks.

COST: $99 for four weeks.

INFO: Christina Marks, 969-1684, or e-mail

Zumba classes

WHERE: Famous All Stars, 4220 Commercial Dr. #16

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

COST: $5

INFO: 969-1684, or e-mail

Bean Run

WHEN: 8 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 8

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

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

INFO:, or register at

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