Clovis News: Sports

Recreation calendar 11/5

Submit 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 before 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; more often if space permits. This service is free. All telephone numbers are in the 559 calling area unless noted.


Jack Clark Instructional Clinic: Nov. 14-15. Hitting, pitching, speed, strength and agility training. Memorial High and Buchanan High schools. $95. Private lessons, $125 per hour. 761-9421.

Matt Garza annual camps: Hosted by the Tampa Bay Rays pitcher. Nov. 15-16, 12 and under. Pitching, hitting and fielding. Rudy Garza 237-5905. 6-12-year-olds Nov. 21-22. 13-18-year-olds, Dec. 19-20. Washington High. Preregistration (first 200 campers only) noon-1:30 p.m. Saturday and 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Proceeds go to "Brush Em Back" charity. $150; $25 off with a bag of canned goods to be donated to needy for Thanksgiving. Michael Garza 260-8299

Central Valley Thanksgiving classic: Nov. 14-15. Ages 9-12. 389-4761. $400.

Hitting, catching and pitching lessons by Florida Marlins minor leaguer Jameson Smith: 970-3252, 434-4933. $30 per hour.

Pitching lessons by Mike Colla of the Pittsburgh Pirates organization: 779-6354. $35 per lesson.

Personal hitting and pitching instruction: By ex-pro and current college players. 761-9429. $45 per hour.

Local travel team seeking players: Ages 11 and younger. 940-8931.

Hitting and pitching lessons: 213-8779,

Pitching lessons: 676-1131,

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

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

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

Seeking players 44 and older: Men's league, wooden bats, fast pitch and hardball. 434-5853, michaelg@sierratel. com.


Buchanan Bear sign-ups: 6-8 p.m. today, Nov. 12 or 19. Buchanan High east gym. 327-3286, $85, $95 after Jan. 1.

East Fresno Boys & Girls Club travel team tryouts: 5:30-7 p.m. today, Tuesday and Nov. 12. Boys fifth grade. 1621 S. Cedar Ave. 288-9581,

Clovis West Lil Hoopsters: Register 8-11 a.m. Saturday. Boys grades K-6. Clovis West main gym. tomorlich@ $70, sibling discount.

Little Knights League: Noon-2 p.m. Saturday and Wednesday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 14. Bullard High north gym lobby. 213-2533, $60.

Little Grizzlies League: Sign-ups 9 a.m.-noon Saturday and Nov. 14. Grades K-8. Central High east gym. 285-3631,

Clovis Area Recreation Center Fall drop-in: 7-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 23. Recreation Center, 3495 Clovis Ave. 324-2780. $2.

AAU traveling team: Boys eighth grade. December-July. 240-9594.


Bullard youth sign-ups: Grades 4-6. 442-1650, bullardyouthfootball.

X Flag League: Every Sunday. 779-1724.

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


Knights of Columbus tournament: 9 a.m. check in, 11 a.m. shotgun Nov. 21. River Island Country Club, Porterville. 788-7272, 783-4306. $100.


West Clovis Judo Club seeks members: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Kastner Intermediate. 434-3459,

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

Japan Ways Traditional Karate welcoming members: Mondays- Saturdays. Beginner, intermediate and advanced classes. 432-7817,


Easton Lions Club Turkey Shoot (clay targets only): 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 15. Experts and novice adults. 6500 S. Marks Ave. 281-6574.

Fresno Petanque Club: Gamedays 10 a.m. Sundays, 5 p.m. Tuesdays, 1 p.m. Wednesdays and 5 p.m. Thursdays. Cary Park, 4750 N. Fresno St. Beginners welcome. 352-4142, 905-4692,

Northwest Ravens seeking cheerleaders: Grades 1-6. 277-7600, $150.

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

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

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

Aikido: Sword, staff, knife and empty-hand, 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 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, 14 and older, Clovis Area Recreation, 3495 Clovis Ave. 324-2780. $30.


Sierra Challenge Express Running Club Thanksgiving Day Turkey trot: 5K run and 2.3-mile walk 8 a.m. Nov. 26. Woodward Park. $10 mail-in preregistration by Saturday and $15 by Nov. 20. Walk-in registration at Running Company Nov. 21-22, $20-$25; $25 race day.


California Odyssey Soccer Club: Summer Academies and Elite Academy for 2009. 323-0416,

F.C. Clovis registration: Ages 14 and younger; 16 and younger; 19 and younger. 458-6918, $100.

Central California Heat tryouts: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays. Girls 10 and younger. Sunrise Baptist Church in Clovis. 977-4740.

Lil' Kickers: Ages 2-9. Fresno Indoor Soccer, 5075 N. Cedar Ave. 224-5425.


It's On Easton Fall Brawl: Saturday and Sunday. Men's, coed. Tulare Prosperity Sports Park. 834-6641, $145 coed and $175 men's.

Slugfest Veterans Day Slow-Pitch Classic: Saturday. Men's, coed. Selma Shaffer Sports Complex. 761-5892. $140.

Die Hard tournament, Las Vegas qualifier: Men's, women's Saturday; coed Sunday. Regional Sport Complex. 284-7041, 367-5362. $175.

A & D Turkey Shootout: Nov. 14-15. Men's, coed. Coed pitch to your own team, $125. Regional Sports Park. 269-7820, 732-8942. Entry fee $165.

Hanford Rec Christmas Toys for Kids Adult slow-pitch tournament: Men's Nov. 14, coed Nov. 15. Deadline 5 p.m. Friday. 585-2528. $120 per team plus one unwrapped toy ($10 value).

Die Hard tournament: Men's, women's Nov. 14; coed Nov. 15. Tulare Sport Complex. 284-7041, 367-5362. $175.

Turkey Spectacular ASA tournament: Men's Nov. 21, coed Nov. 22. Plaza Park.


Fresno Volleyball Club tryouts: 10:30 a.m.-noon for ages 12-14 and 1-3 p.m. ages 15-18 Saturday and Nov. 14. Bullard High north gym. 907-8515, 439-7916, $25.

Central East High club tryouts: 9-11 a.m. for 12 and younger, 14 and younger; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for 16 and younger, 17 and younger Nov. 14. High school gym. 681-7070, $15.

Clovis Area Recreation Center Fall drop-in programs: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 23. Recreation Center, 3495 Clovis Ave. 324-2780. $2.

Rage volleyball club clinics: 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sundays at Ripon High.