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November 28, 2022

Chip shots: Lady Rams luncheon

Lady Rams luncheon People who support women
’s athletics programs are invited to attend the Inaugural 2005
“Lady Rams” Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 23, noon-1pm at Eagle Ridge
Golf Club, 2951 Club Drive, Gilroy. The Keynote Speaker is Ms.
Janice Richard, Women’s Basketball Coach at San Jose State
University. Tickets are $35 per person.
“We are excited about bringing awareness to our women’s
athletics programs at Gavilan College,” said Ron Hannon, Gavilan
College Director of Athletics. “In keeping with the mission of
Gavilan College, we want to provide competitive and comprehensive
opportunities for female student-athletes
in this community. I hope the community will embrace this
opportunity to share their support as well.” Proceeds go toward
women’s athletics programs at Gavilan College. Details: call Ken
Berry, 846-4936.
Sobrato Boosters meeting set for today

On Tuesday, Feb. 15, the Sobrato High Athletic Boosters will be having a meeting at 7pm at Sobrato High in the ASB room. Organizers will be going over plans for the next big Bulldog fundraiser: Casino Night on June 4 at Coyote Ranch, which will include a Raffle and Silent Auction, and winter sports awards. Please reply with any questions or agenda additions.

Details: call (408) 710-0362 or email [email protected]

Lady Rams luncheon

People who support women’s athletics programs are invited to attend the Inaugural 2005 “Lady Rams” Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 23, noon-1pm at Eagle Ridge Golf Club, 2951 Club Drive, Gilroy. The Keynote Speaker is Ms. Janice Richard, Women’s Basketball Coach at San Jose State University. Tickets are $35 per person. “We are excited about bringing awareness to our women’s athletics programs at Gavilan College,” said Ron Hannon, Gavilan College Director of Athletics. “In keeping with the mission of Gavilan College, we want to provide competitive and comprehensive opportunities for female student-athletes in this community. I hope the community will embrace this opportunity to share their support as well.” Proceeds go toward women’s athletics programs at Gavilan College.

Details: call Ken Berry, 846-4936.

SCBA begins new session

The South County Basketball Academy Spring session begins Saturday, March 5.

The fee for returning players is $85 and for new players the fee is $105. There is a late fee for applications postmarked or delivered after Feb. 28. Practices and games in this Saturday only league runs until May 21.

Details: visit the Web site at www.scbabasketball.org or call (408) 782-8325.

MH Pride coaches needed

The Pride of Morgan Hill Girls Fastpitch Softball Club is now accepting applications for B division coaches for the Summer 2005 season. Pride is looking for coaches in all age groups, including 10s, 12s, 14s, and 16s. The league will accept applications until Friday, Feb. 25. All coaches need to be ASA-certified in 2005 to qualify. Clinics are currently running and can be seen on the ASA website at www.norcal-asa.org. The clinics are only two hours long. The league will form B division teams out of the Spirit recreational league, so girls must play MH Spirit softball to qualify to play for Pride B division play.

Details: call Keith Kline at (408) 778-3440 or Mike Turay at (408) 489-0570.

SSJYSL tryouts

Tryouts for the South San Jose Youth Soccer League will be held Saturday, March. 5. Tryouts for girls will be held from 10am to 11:30am, and for boys from 12:30pm to 2pm at the following locations: Boys and girls aged 9-10 at Oakridge Elementary; boys and girls ages 11-12 at Martin Murphy; and boys and girls ages 13-14 at Bernal.

Details:, call (408) 225-4580 or e-mail [email protected]

OVYSL tryouts

The Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League is holding tryouts for competitive U15-U19 teams on Feb. 26-27. There is no fee for tryouts. Also, the OVYSL is accepting registrations for spring soccer for U6-U12 recreational players. The season runs from April 9 through May 28.

Details: www.ovysl.org or 779-6696.

MH’s USYVL signups

Registration is now being accepted for the United States Youth Volleyball League’s Spring season in Morgan Hill. The USYVL is an instructional volleyball league that operates in a co-ed format for boys and girls ages 8-14. The USYVL season runs for eight weeks at Paradise Park and Galvan Park, beginning in April and ending in June.

Details: call (888) 988-7985 or visit the Web site at www.usyvl.org

Taylor Made camps

Taylor Made Baseball Pitching Mini-Camps begin once a month through May and run for four consecutive weeks. Each class is one hour (four total hours). Player to coach ratio is 4:1. The camps will be held indoors in Morgan Hill. Each player is filmed and receives a DVD.

Focus is on developing proper throwing and pitching mechanics. Camps are taught by Rich Taylor.

Cost is $99 per camp which includes a DVD and a pitching book ( while supply lasts). Camps are held on Thursday evenings.

Details: call (408) 782-0630 or e-mail Rich Taylor at [email protected] Made Baseball

Gav coach urges help for tsunami disaster victims

Gavilan College men’s basketball assistant coach Michael Baumgartner is urging members of the local community to pitch in and help out with the relief effort for victims of the Dec. 26 earthquake/tsunami in the Indian Ocean.

Baumgartner, whose family sponsors underprivileged children through the charitable organizations Save the Children (www.savethechildren.org) and World Vision (www.wvus.org), suggests those two Web sites as a starting point for those who wish to give “a few pennies” to the effort.

Details: email [email protected]

MH Swim Club tryouts

The Morgan Hill Swim Club has begun its 44th straight year of representing the Morgan Hill community in USA Swimming.

Tryouts for the team are open to any individual age 6 to 18 are held at the Morgan Hill Aquatic Center every Monday through Friday at 5pm.

Monthly dues begin at no more than $75, with sibling and year round discount programs offered.

The team has been named as the host team for the 2005 Far Western Championships to be held in Morgan Hill from March 31 through April 3.

Details: call 782-0088, or visit the Web site at www.morganhillmakos.com

El Toro signups

El Toro Aquatics is a year-round competitive swim program, and practices daily at the Morgan Hill Aquatics Center between the hours of 4-5:30pm.

Details: visit www.siliconvalleyaquaticassociation.org or call (408) 406-5993.

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