Clovis News: Sports

Recreation Calendar: 3/12/09

Submit recreation calendar items to Sports Recreation Calendar, The Fresno Bee, 1626 E St., Fresno, CA 93786; fax to (559) 441-6070; or e-mail to at least two weeks in advance of publication. Notices will not be accepted by telephone. Only events open to the public will be accepted. The Bee's policy is to publish notices of an event at least once, and more if space permits. This service is free. All telephone numbers are in the 559 calling area unless noted.


Fresno High Babe Ruth sign-ups: 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday and March 21. Fresno High varsity field. Ages 13-15.

Bullard Babe Ruth sign-ups: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays. Ages 13-15. Tony Roma's. 903-6766.

Umpires wanted: Midtown Sports, 6753 N. Cedar. 779-9022.

Hurricanes boys travel team: Need players age 11. 277-2062.

Pitching lessons: All ages. 246-4175. $25/hour.

Central Valley Heat Club: Seeking advanced players for 10 and younger and 11 and younger. 974-5755, 842-3412.

The Fresno Grays seeking advanced players: Ages 10 and younger for tournament. 352-6719.

Pitching lessons by current minor league player: 360-8993.

Thomari Story-Harden International clinics: 3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Bullard JV field. Reservations required. $25/hour. Also seeking players for all-star travel teams (10U, 14U, 16U and 18U). 761-9421.

Complete training for strength, speed, agility, hitting and defense: $100 per month is negotiable. Grades 7 and older. Also seeking players for Premier 9 training team. 708-8925,

North Fresno Batting Range Winter Hitting Academy: Limited space, reservations recommended. 908-0695,

Fresno Blue Devils tryouts: Cooperstown 12- and 10-and-younger teams. 908-0229.

Seeking players 44 and older: Men's baseball league, wood bats, fast pitch and hardball. 434-5853,


Free Playmakers camp: 5-6 p.m. today. Grades 7-12. Tenaya Middle School gym. Reservations, 394-5558.

The Central Valley Blaze travel team tryouts: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 and 25. High school boys AAU. East Fresno Boys and Girls Club, 1621 S. Cedar Ave.

March Madness, Pinedale Boys and Girls Club adult league tournament: March 21. 439-6053. $100 per team.

Annual Superstar Spring Classic Tourney: March 28-29. Boys and girls, 17 and younger. AAU event. 999-8768, 300-4243. $300.

Atwater Alley-Oop Spring Jam 09: April 3-5.Boys and girls grades 5-12. Atwater area gyms. (209) 947-3888,

Havoc Ballers/Runnin Panthers tournament: April 24-26. Boys grades 4-8. Registration deadline April 13. 240-9594.

Clovis West/Bullard Spring Fling tournament: April 17-19. Grades 4-8. 213-2533. $250 entry per team.

Bullard High boys spring hoop camp: 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 5-7. Grades K-8. Skill development camp. 213-2533, $50 first 72 kids to sign up.

Ten Star All-Star camp: Boys and girls ages 10-19. (704) 373-0873,


X Flag League: Every Sunday. 779-1724, 776-9524.

West Coast Football Association recruiting: Youth spring tackle football. Grades 1-6. 277-7600, $85.

Central Valley Athletics seeking advanced players: Ages 9 and younger. 259-4986.

Arena Youth: Pee wee ages 8-9, midget 10-11, juniors 12-13 and seniors 14-15. 908-0229.

Pro player training: Ages 12-19. 261-5454.

Sunnyside Youth League: 6-8 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Sunnyside High. Ages 11-12. 251-3879, 477-5300.

Clovis Cowboys Youth Tackle Football registration: Ages 6-12.

Flag football tournament: Ages 5-9, 10-13 and 14-17. Selland Arena. 776-7362, 275-6408.


Golf tourney team scramble: April 24. Four-person team. Madera Municipal Golf Course. 360-3075. Registration required. $85.


S Bar J Team Roping: 5-7 p.m. practice, 7 p.m. Wednesdays through March 25. Practice $20; (2) #5 hdcp pick or draw 2/$10. 352-8012,

Bullard High "Fighting Knights" annual speed, strength and agility camp: 7-8:30 p.m. Monday and Thursdays, beginning next week through April 24. Boys and girls. Bullard High school weight room. 451-4351, 313-9806.

Annual Sierra Kids Triathlon: 9 a.m. April 26. Ages 3-17., Alta Sierra Intermediate school, Clovis. $35-$40, plus USA Triathlon membership fee.

Clovis Judo welcoming new members: 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Alta Sierra Intermediate school, Clovis. 299-3739.

Tulare County Trap Club/Shooting: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. Trap, wobble trap and/or skeet. 836-0243.

Officials needed for Fresno Parks Recreation and Community Services: Adult softball and basketball, part-time and evenings. Ted C. Wills Center. 621-7529. $15-17/hr.

Speed camp and SPARQ training: Mondays-Saturdays. Ages 8 and older. 226-0448,

Speed camp sport specifics: For football, baseball, softball, soccer and cross-country. Ages 12-adults. Mondays-Fridays (weekends available). 304-1412.

Lawn bowling: Newcomers welcome, free lessons Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 1 p.m., Holmes Playground (south of Tulare Avenue on First Street in Fresno). 587-1510 or 222-4124.

Aikido: Sword, staff, knife and empty-hand, Wednesdays-Fridays 7-8 p.m., adults, no experience necessary, youth classes available, $50 per month, including free trial class., or 436-1791.

Aerobic kickboxing: 8-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, ages 14 and older, Clovis Area Recreation, 3495 Clovis Ave. 324-2780. $30.


Brian Sturgeon St. Patrick's Day run/walk: 7:15 a.m. Saturday. Mt. View Shelter, Woodward Park. 221-8272, Early registration, $8-$15, day of race $10-$20.

Alzheimer's Awareness walk/run: 7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. race March 21. Mt. View Shelter, Woodward Park. 004-7291, 708-0007. Early registration, $20, $25 day of run and $50 per team of four. Children 9 and younger are free.

Starla, A Shining Star Foundation memorial 2-mile walk: 7 a.m. March 29. Adults-ages 12 and younger. Mt. View Shelter, Woodward Park. 776-1322. Early registration, $7-$15, $10-$20 day of run.


Gateway Sports men's adult tournament: April 25-26. 779-1724, 307-0683.

Fresno Metro Monarchs tryouts: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. Ages 12 and younger girls. Powers Elementary. 213-4607.

Lil' kickers classes: Classes for ages 2-9. Fresno Indoor Soccer, 5075 N. Cedar Ave. 224-5425.

SoccerTots: Ages 18 months-5 years. Locations throughout Fresno/Clovis. 288-7347,


Central Valley League recreational sign-ups: Girls ages 5-18. NSA. 215-8719.

Slow pitch leagues: March 23, fees due Saturday. Granite Park. 803-0781, 412-9065. $375.

A & D March Madness tournament: Saturday and Sunday. Men's and coed. 269-7820, 732-8942. $175, $25 plus NSA fee.

Bullard High clinic: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 21. Girls ages 5-14. Bullard High varsity field. 905-9506, bullardsoftball. $40.

It's On Miken Bash: March 21-22. Tulare Prosperity Park. Coed $145 and men's $150. 834-6641,

NSA tournament: March 21-22. Men's and coed. Regional Sport Complex. 284-7041, 237-2956.

It's On March Mayhem: March 28-29. Fresno Regional Park. Coed $155 and men's $165. 834-6641,

NSA Spring classic tournament: March 28-29. Men's and coed. Prosperity Sports Park, Tulare. 269-7820, 732-8942. $150.

Fresno Wild 14 and younger open tryouts: 977-1664.

California Creed 14 and younger seeking two players: Fast-pitch team. 301-4359,

Clovis Rockets 14 and younger seeking pitcher: 790-5804.

Central California Krush 12 and younger seeking players: 786-5174.

Fresno Wild tryouts: 10 and younger. 917-8289.

Complete training for strength, speed, agility, hitting and defense: $100 per month is negotiable. Also seeking players for sponsored showcase team. Ages 15-18. 708-8925,

Umpires wanted: Ages 18 and older, 2-5 days per week., 905-4949. Up to $250 or more per week.


Pickle ball: Seeking players ages 60-70. 834-2688.


Adult league: March 24. New Gateway Gym, Clovis. 960-7481,

Madera South High hosts boys open gym: 7-9 p.m. Mondays. West gym. 824-6480.


Noodle Polo camp: 5:30-6:20 p.m. April 21-30 Tuesdays and Thursdays only. Ages 4-7. Clovis North High school. 284-0920, $20.