Clovis News: Sports

Recreation calendar 11/19

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.


Hitting/fielding lessons with Jason Donald of the Cleveland Indians organization and 2008 USA Olympic Baseball team: 999-8416,

Sunnyside Babe Ruth preregistration: Ages 13-15. Also seeking coaches and umpires. 579-2280, 289-8957.

Central Valley Athletics travel team tryouts: Ages 12 and younger. 940-8931.

Fresno Nationals travel team seeking teams to play: Ages 14 and younger. 394-3747.

Pitching and arm strength program: 676-1131, www.

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.

Advanced Athletic Performance training: $100 per month (six days per week, two hours per day). Also football and softball. (888) 831-9242,

Advanced Athletic Performance seeking players: High school wood bat travel team, freshman-seniors. Also for 16 and younger travel fast-pitch team. $100 per month. (888) 831-9242,

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.

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

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


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

Bullard winter camp girls grades 5-8: Registration. 5-6:30 p.m. Dec. 1. Bullard High north gym. 451-4320,

Madera Parks & Community Services youth league: Sign-ups through Dec. 30. Boys and girls grades 5-8. 661-5495. $35.

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.


California Sports Officiating Association seeking officials: For elementary games on Fridays. 297-1551,

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 start, Saturday. 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,


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.


Toys for Tots Holiday Fun Run: $20. Preregistration Monday. Run, Dec. 5. Fresno State. 292-1981, 275-6318. $25, $2 off for any student with ID and $10 for children 12 and younger. Donate a new toy and receive $2 off for race entry fee.

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


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

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.


Turkey Spectacular ASA tournament: Men's Saturday, coed Sunday. Plaza Park.

Die Hard Tournament: Saturday men's and women's; Sunday coed. 284-7041, 367-5362. $175.

Turkey Tournament: Saturday and Sunday. Tulare Prosperity Sports Park. One can food per player. 834-6641, $180.

Central California Krush fast-pitch summer tryouts: Dec. 5-6. 10 a.m. 18 gold, 1 p.m. 16 and younger Central East High school 706-3785; 1 p.m. 14 and younger Central High school 786-5174.

Central Valley Freeze seeking players: 10 and younger travel ball team also seeking experienced catchers for fall and summer season. 684-8864, 471-9155.

Central California Krush fast pitch seeking coaches: Players 12, 14, 16 and 18 and younger. 790-0050, 786-5174.

Madera Razorbacks seeking players: Girls of all ages. 1-16 and younger. 232-3408.

Visalia Elite Softball Club seeking players: 12 and younger, 259-2654; 13 and younger, 14 and younger 696-2791.

Fresno Wild U14 seeking two advanced players (1995/96 birth year): 360-2453, fresnowildsoftball.

Malaga Park leagues forming: Men's, coed and women's, Mondays-Fridays. 485-7353. $275.

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

Umpires wanted, 2010 high school season: Ages 18 and older, 2-5 days per week.


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

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.