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BRIEFS: Devils are calling all snowboarders

By September 15, 2010

The Blue Devil snowboarding squad will have an informational meeting in the Davis High multipurpose room on Thursday at 7 p.m.

All interested students in grades 9 through 12 are welcome.

For more information, contact Marcia Heller at (530) 753-8930 or [email protected]

Anibaba on TV

Local fans can see former Davis High soccer star and U.S. under-20 national team member Jalil Anibaba play at 3:30 p.m. Friday on Fox Soccer Channel, when North Carolina meets Duke in a menÕs college soccer rivalry match.

Anibaba, who started his collegiate career at Santa Clara, transferred to UNC to play his senior season for the Tar Heels, who are ranked No. 4 in the country with a 2-1 record. Anibaba has started all three games at defender and has taken one shot on goal.

FSC is Channel 401 on Comcast, 619 on DirecTV and 149 on Dish Network.

Golf tournament

Habitat for Humanity of Yolo County will hold its scramble-format golf tournament on Saturday.

The fundraiser, Golf Fore Habitat, will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at the Wild Wings Golf Club west of Woodland.

The cost of the event, which includes 18 holes, golf cart, lunch and entry into a raffle for golf prizes, is $95.23. The fee amount is what it costs to build one square foot of the Heidrick Ranch duplex Ñ Yolo County Habitat for HumanityÕs latest project.

Groups of four will enjoy Òfour for threeÓ pricing. The $285.69 price for a foursome works out to $71.42 per person.

Register online at http://www.habitatyolo.org or call Mark Restrepo at (916) 425-7994 for more information.

Lacrosse clinics

Join the Davis Lacrosse Association this Sunday or Sunday, Sept. 26, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Northstar Park for a fun introduction to lacrosse for boys and girls in grades 2 through 8.

The clinic is free and no equipment is required, just bring water and wear comfortable clothing.

All participants must pre-register online at http://www.davislax.org by clicking on the tab labeled ÒRegister Online.Ó Then click on the link labeled ÒFree Lacrosse Clinic Fall 2010Ó to start the registration process.

For general questions about Davis Lacrosse programs, contact Don Aiello at (530) 750-3892 or [email protected]

Tennis Festival

Registration is open through Friday, Sept. 24, for the third annual Harvey English Tennis Festival, a one-day event that will be played on Oct. 2

The festival is named after local tennis legend and UCD professor Harvey English, who died this year at the age of 99, and the 2010 event will honor longtime Davis High girls tennis coach Paul Ochs, who recently retired after 34 seasons.

Players ages 18 and older are eligible to register and the cost is $20.

The festival will begin at 8 a.m. at the Marya Welch Tennis Center on the UCD campus and will last until 4 p.m.

All adult menÕs, womenÕs and mixed doubles teams are welcome, and organizers will arrange teams for players without a partner.

Players will be divided up by skill level and placed into groups of four for a round-robin with each match being a 10-game pro set.

Players can register online at http://harleyenglishtennis.com or by contacting the Retiree Center at [email protected] or (530) 752-5182.

Devil Scramble

The first Devil Scramble, a golf tournament to benefit the DHS boys and girls golf teams, will be Monday, Oct. 18, at El Macero Country Club.

Players are asked to pre-register by Sept. 30.

Golfers can choose either a scramble or ÒshambleÓ format.

The cost for this event is $150, which includes entry into 18 holes of golf, riding cart, lunch, dinner and various awards. Nongolfers are invited for dinner at the cost of $30.

For more information, contact DHS boys coach Karl Ronning at [email protected] or Blue Devil girls coach Rhonda Mohr at [email protected]

Lacrosse camp

The Davis Lacrosse Association will offer its annual Fall Ball lacrosse camp for boys in grades 2 to 12, from beginners to advanced players.

Fall Ball is an opportunity to try out the fastest-growing team sport in Northern California or hone skills for the next season.

The boys Fall Ball will take place on Thursdays and Sundays from Sept. 30 through Nov. 21 in Davis, while the girls will go Wednesdays and Sundays from Sept. 29 through Nov. 21.

For more information, visit http://www.davislax.org. To register, go to the website and click ÒRegister Online.Ó

For general questions about Davis Lacrosse programs, contact Don Aiello at (530) 750-3892 or [email protected]


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