Clovis News: Sports

Local briefs: Rawhide to help Haiti

The Visalia Rawhide is helping with the relief effort in Haiti.

The Rawhide's home game April 21 has been named "Haiti Relief Drive," and all money raised from designated ticket sales from the game will be donated to the UNICEF relief fund.

The Rawhide also will collect donations of material goods at the gate that day.

UNICEF has been designated by Major and Minor League Baseball as the preferred fund for teams and fans to channel their donations. Fans also can make contributions at

Major League Baseball donated $1 million to UNICEF for aid to Haiti. The San Jose Giants donated $1,000.

Clovis Judo club scores 3 golds

Spencer Matthes (9-10 year olds, advanced), Michael Sefeyan (10-11, advanced) and Mikayla McFall (14-15, advanced) won titles for the West Clovis Judo Club in the Reedley Invitational at Reedley High.

The club also received seconds from Justin Baskin (7-8, novice) and Gavin Belha (6-7, novice) and thirds from Harrison Matthes (7-8, novice heavyweight) and Brock Allen (7-8).

Grizzlies offer job fair

The Fresno Grizzlies will have a job fair Jan. 30 from 10 a.m. to noon at Chukchansi Park in an attempt to fill approximately 200 seasonal positions.

Employment opportunities range from ticket takers, video crew and food service to housekeeping, lifeguards and bat boys. The Triple-A team's 72-home schedule will run April 16 to Sept. 6.

For more information, call Matt Studwell, director of event operations, at 559-320-4487.