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Saturday, Nov. 3

Volleyball tryouts

WHEN: 3 to 5 p.m.

WHERE: Tom Hawkins School, 475 Darlene Lane

DETAILS: Xplosion Volleyball is a new club in Tracy, and will have tryouts for three teams. The U13 and U14 teams will meet on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 to 11 a.m., the U15 will meet Sunday, Nov. 4, from 3 to 5 p.m., and the U16 team will meet on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m.

INFO: Club director Omar Rodriguez, 640-1442, or email, or go to

Sundays in November

West High volleyball clinics

WHEN: 4 to 6 p.m., Nov. 4, 11, 18 and 25

WHERE: Steve Thornton Gymnasium, West High, 1775 W. Lowell Ave.

DETAILS: West High volleyball coach Christine Toon will host a series of volleyball clinics on Sunday afternoons.

COST: $10 per session

INFO: Christine Toon, 612-4324, or email

Monday, Nov. 5

Valley Rebels Volleyball Club

WHEN: 7:30 to 9 p.m.

WHERE: Bella Vista Christian Academy, 1635 Chester Drive.

DETAILS: The Valley Rebels Volleyball Club will have a clinic and parent information night for the 2012-13 season. There will be three more sign-up and clinic dates on Sundays Nov. 11, 18 and 25.

INFO: Christine Toon, 612-4324

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


High school swimming conditioning

WHEN: Nov. 1 to Feb 1

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

DETAILS: Ellis Aquatics, a USA Swimming team based in Tracy, will give high school swimmers a chance to condition and develop technique in advance of the spring competition season. Swimmers can swim 3 days a week their choice

COST: $65 per-month


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.

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

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