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Sports briefs: Clovis Sidekicks sign 7

Seven players from the Clovis Sidekicks, the local women's Premier Soccer League team that started up last year, are returning this season.

Ex-Fresno State players Katie Lee and Nicole Duff, who both wrapped up their college careers in the fall, will sign at noon today at Groggs Irish Pub. Former Fresno Pacific player Ida Rodriguez and Ashley Sherr also will sign today.

Last week, the Sidekicks re-signed their top player from last year, former Santa Clara and Memorial High standout Anessa Patton, who concluded her college career in the fall.

Also signing last week were former Cal and Edison High standout Nikki Schrey and ex-Fresno State player Koleen Anderson. Elena Tovar, formerly of Long Beach State and Fresno City, is the lone newcomer to sign so far with the Sidekicks.

The Sidekicks' season runs from May through July. The Sidekicks finished 6-6 last season.

Sunbirds hand out volleyball honors

Martina Gregusova and Keke Wang shared MVP honors as Fresno Pacific honored its NAIA championship volleyball team.

Mariah Mandelbaum and Lisa Shilling won the Coaches' Award and Erica Adachi and Kathleen Anderson were named Most Improved.

The Sunbirds won their fourth consecutive NAIA championship in December, becoming the first team since 1998 to win the title without losing a set in the postseason tournament.

Fresno City to host hoops camps

Fresno City College will have a boys and girls basketball camp for youths 5-12 years old Jan. 30 at the main gymnasium.

The camp is from 1-5 p.m. and costs $40.

Details: Lucas Gabriel at (520) 906-3782.