17 Jul 19
The Mercury News
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Albany Recreation: Registration open for the following sports: softball (men’s and coed), soccer, kickball, basketball, pickleball leagues held at Ocean View Park and Albany High School. To register and for more details, visit albanyca.org/adultsports or call (510) 524-9283.
Berkeley Tai Chi: Drop-in classes on Wed. and Fri. mornings. Tai Chi at 8:30 a.m. and NejGong at 9:30 a.m. both at Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley. $12 members, $15 non-members. For more info. contact 415-250-0375, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit sites.google.com/a/hillsideclub.org/hillsideclub/programs/chi-gong.
Golden State Grind: Registration is open for Antioch-based 7U-18U player development tryouts by appointment. Beginner to competitive opportunities with availability for players, coaches and teams. Register at http://www.goldenstategrind.com or for more information contact (925) 255-5536.
Alameda HS Boosters Camp: Registration open for boys going into grades 3-9. July 29-Aug. 1 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m at SoldierTown in Oakland (formerly Jamtown). $275 per camper. To register or for more information contact email@example.com or 510-432-7856.
Ride to End Alzheimer’s: July 20 at SoulCycle studio beginning at 1 p.m. (please arrive at 12:30 p.m.). $20-40. Includes a bike, a 45-minute SoulCycle class, spin shoes, water, and post-class Al Pastor Papi tacos. Proceeds benefit Alzheimer’s Association. To register, visit eventbrite.com/e/2019-ride-to-end-alzheimers-soulcycle-charity-ride-tickets-63313434186?aff=erelexpmlt.
Fore the Kids Tournament: Aug. 5 at Contra Costa Country Club. Check-in at 9 a.m., shotgun start at 11 a.m., followed by dinner and awards at 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit First Tee of Contra Costa. $265 per golfer. To register, visit thefirstteecontracosta.org or for more information, contact (925) 446-6701.
San Jose High School Tournament: Aug. 8 at San Jose Country Club. $150 early bird, $175 after July 8. Includes green fees, range balls, cart, and dinner. For other info, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information: http://www.sanjosehighfoundation.org.
BAWPVA Tournament: Aug. 12 at Palo Alto Hills Golf & CC. Registration at 11 a.m., shotgun start at noon. Box lunch provided to golfers and awards dinner to follow 18-hole scramble. Proceeds raised through BAWPVA (Paralyzed Veterans of America Bay Area Western Chapter) golf event go towards wheelchair athletes and finding a cure for paralysis. $240 per golfer, $880 foursome, $50 spectator ticket, $200 tee sponsor, $240 sponsor a veteran. To register, visit bawpva9thgolf.eventbrite.com or for more info, contact Kory Amaral (650) 858-3936, email@example.com.
East Bay Hike for Prevention: Aug. 25 at 7:30 a.m. beginning in San Ramon (6 or 10.5-mile hike option). Registration for the 10.5-mile hike begins at 7:30 a.m. and the 6-mile hike registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Post-hike celebration. All proceeds benefit Breast Cancer Prevention Partners. To register or for questions, contact Sheila Brown firstname.lastname@example.org, (415) 321-2904, or Caroline White email@example.com, (925) 989-1813.
CVSF Day on the Greens: Sept. 14 at Redwood Canyon Golf Course. 7 a.m. check-in, followed by 8 a.m. shotgun start (scramble format). $150 per golfer, $550 foursome. Includes gift bag, cart, golf, post-tournament dinner awards, and silent auction. Hosted by Castro Valley Sports Foundation and Rowell Ranch Rodeo with proceeds going towards local and community organizations. Sponsorships also available. Register at http://www.castrovalleysportsfoundation.org or for more information, contact Cal Sakamoto (510) 774-5205.
31st Father Berris Golf Classic: Sept. 16 at Silver Creek Valley Country Club in San Jose. Registration and putting contest begin at 10 a.m. Four-person scramble shotgun start. $190 per golfer or $720 foursome. Includes green fees, practice balls, lunch, cart, tee gifts, on-course refreshments, dinner, awards and prizes. Proceeds benefit the youth at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. Sponsorships are available with and without golf. To register, visit FrBerrisGolf.org or for questions or more information, email FrBerrisGolf@comcast.net.
Golf for Alzheimer’s: Oct. 7 at Canyon Lakes Golf Course and Brewery. Registration at 10:45 a.m., followed by 11:30 a.m. tee off. $180 per golfer. Includes green fees, cart, box lunch, drink ticket, dinner, silent auction, and raffles and games of chance and skill. To register. visit app.eventcaddy.com/events/team-stacey-golf-for-the-alzheimer-s-association or for questions or more information, contact Jim Voorhees (925) 549-1242, Jim.firstname.lastname@example.org.
East Bay ALZ Walk: Join East Bay Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Oct. 26 at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon. Free. Proceeds benefit Alzheimer’s Association. To register, visit act.alz.org/eastbay2019 or for more details contact Brittany Harrit (408) 372-9912, email@example.com.
Alameda Jr. Golf Club: Registration open for the upcoming tournament season and clinics for boys and girls, ages 7-18. Tournaments run through August on Wednesdays at Corica Park Golf Course. $50 per player. For more information, call 510-521-4737 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The First Tee of Contra Costa Summer Golf Classes: Through August 5. Kids ages 5-17 can register for classes at five different golf courses in Contra Costa County and Solano. During classes, kids learn important life skills such as respect and courtesy while having fun playing golf. The First Tee is an international non-profit organization teaching kids life skills through the game of golf. Cost for 8 weeks of classes: $129 for ages 5-6, and $139 for ages 7 and above. Financial aid available. Register at thefirstteecontracosta.org.
Hall of Fame
Piedmont Sports Hall of Fame: The PSHOF, founded in 2003, honors and enshrines Piedmont HS and Millennium HS athletes, coaches, administrators and community members for outstanding and extraordinary contributions to Piedmont High athletics. The PSHOF accepts nominations on a year-round basis for their biennial induction ceremony. For nomination criteria and forms, visit piedmontathletics.com/hall_of_fame/.
Alameda HS: Seeking assistant football coaches. Contact head coach Paulo Sunia at Paulo_sunia@yahoo.com.
Alameda Girls Softball Association: Looking for coaches for Alameda Blaze competitive travel teams during summer and fall leagues, for ages 8U, 10U and 12U. Former softball players and current/former coaches wanted for the opportunity to develop players and grow the program. For more information visit email@example.com or contact Heather at 510-316-7299.
Athenian HS: Looking for fall season junior varsity girls volleyball coach. Contact Athletic Director Darek Cliff 925-362-7206 firstname.lastname@example.org
Berkeley HS: Seeking assistants for varsity and junior varsity girls soccer programs. For more information, contact Alejandro Mendoza at email@example.com. Also seeking boys varsity water polo coach and boys and girls junior varsity water polo coaches. For more information, contact Britta Fjelstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bishop O’Dowd HS: Seeking girls water polo coach at all levels for Fall 2019 season. For more information, contact Michael Bowler at 510-553-8640 or email@example.com.
Freedom HS: Looking for junior varsity head football coach and assistant varsity football offensive coordinator for 2019 school year. Apply on edjoin and/or email Andrew Cotter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holy Names HS: Seeking JV and assistant varsity girls volleyball coaches for 2019-2020 school year. Contact Tamara Herendeen at 510-910-0468 or email@example.com.
Piedmont HS: Seeking football coaches for varsity offensive line, varsity wide receivers and junior varsity defensive coordinator for 2019 season. Contact John Trotman at 510-861-4735 or Jtrotman74@yahoo.com for additional information.
St. Joseph Notre Dame HS: Seeking athletic director. For more information, contact Julie Guevara at 510-523-1526 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Also seeking varsity boys soccer coach. Contact Chris Pondok at 510-995-9434.
St. Mary’s HS: Seeking a varsity head coach for women’s softball for the 2020 season. Also, looking for JV football offensive coordinator. Contact Casey Filson at 510-559-6218 or by email at email@example.com.
NorCal Courts Pickleball: Open gym for adults +16 and up from 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at NorCal Courts, 360 Ferry St., Martinez. $4 per person. (925) 457-5081, http://www.norcalcourts.com.
Walnut Creek Recreation: Drop-in play for adults +18 every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m.-noon at Tice Valley Gym, 2055 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. $4. (925) 256-3572.
Berkeley Rhinos Rugby Club: Have started training for 2019 season. Practices are held at Gilman Fields at the Tom Bates Regional Sports Complex in Berkeley each Tuesday and Thursday from 5-7 p.m. and are open to all high school-aged players. Cost ranges from $100-$300 based on financial ability. For more information, call Bhu Muhler (510-295-7092) or visit http://www.berkeleyrhinos.org.
Berkeley Rugby Football Club: Looking for players for 2019 season. Practices are Mondays and Thursdays at Gilman Fields at Tom Bates Regional Sports Complex in Berkeley from 7-9 p.m. Open to anyone 18+ that wants to play rugby. For more information, visit http://www.berkeleyrugby.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orinda Adult Drop-in: For men and women ages 30 and up, every Sunday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Wilder fields, Wilder Road, Orinda. For more information, 925-254-7688.
Pleasant Hill Recreation: Registration open for monthly lessons for kids (6-12) and adults and teens (+13). Tuesdays or Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. or Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Also offering Summer Youth Camp one-week sessions Monday-Friday, for ages 6-12. Register at http://www.phrecsports.com/tennis.html, (925) 682-0896.
Track and field
Castro Valley Track Club: Online registration open for year-round boys and girls track and field club, for ages 8-18. $275. (510) 409-9308, email@example.com, http://www.cvtrackclub.com.