Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver will be among six Fresno City College alumni and retired staff honored at the 100 Stars for 100 Years dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday in Valdez Hall at the Fresno Convention Center.
Seaver, a 1964 alumnus, and fellow ex-major league pitcher Mark Gardner ('81-83) will be joined by Len Bourdet, who coached the Rams to four state titles in 31 years; Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly ('94-96); Bakersfield Blaze coach Jason Wood ('99-90); and Woody Wilk, the Rams' 25-year sports publicist.
Details: (559) 442-8258.
Special Olympics to host training sessions
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Fresno County Special Olympics will host training sessions in advance of its Winter Games at Sierra Summit and Shaver Lake. The sessions are the next two Thursdays at Sierra Summit. The games are Jan. 31-Feb. 2. More than 75 athletes are registered in the training program, aided by volunteer coaches from most Fresno and Clovis high schools.
Dawgs lose despite Coleman's 47 points
Despite JaVance Coleman's 47 points, including nine 3-pointers, the Central Valley Dawgs fell to Monterey 115-112 in an ABA game Sunday at McDermont Fieldhouse in Lindsay. The Dawgs return to action Saturday at Sacramento.
Ex-Fresnans have split results at tourney
Former Fresno State standout Peter Luczak defeated Argentina's Jose Acasuso, 7-6 (1), 6-4 in the first round of the Medibank International.
Former Fresnan Raquel Kops-Jones and Sarah Borwell lost 4-6, 6-3, 10-2 to Vera Dushevina and Anastasia Rodionova in first round doubles play at the tournament in Sydney.