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BRIEFS: DHS girls volleyball tryouts set

By July 25, 2010

Tryouts for athletes interested in playing varsity, JV and freshman Blue Devil girls volleyball this fall will begin Aug. 9 and last as long as needed to form teams.

Workouts that week will go from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ñ with a break Ñ and times may change after that but practice will continue through the school year.

Athletes should wear workout clothes and bring court shoes and volleyball shoes as well as a lunch and plenty of water. All players must also have a current, signed physical form to participate. These forms can be picked up at the office at any school.

For more information visit http://groups.dcn.org/dhsvolleyball or e-mail coach Leigh Whitmire at [email protected]

Junior Blue Devils

The Davis Junior Blue Devils youth tackle football program kicks off the fall season with a three-day, noncontact football camp Tuesday through Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. at Davis HighÕs Halden Field.

Players should dress in shorts and a T-shirt.

This camp will be run by the experienced football staff from Davis High and many of the current Blue Devils will be there to make sure each football player gets a head start on the season, Òand has lots of fun,Ó according to Junior Blue Devil publicist Miriam Fisk.

The camp is free to all future Blue Devils who have previously registered for the upcoming DJBD season.

If an athlete is still undecided and just wants to give it a try, he or she can participate in the camp for just $30.

Registration is walk-up only on Thursday (beginning at 8:30 a.m.).

For more information on the Davis Junior Blue Devil program, the July football camp or registration materials, visit http://www.juniorbluedevils.com or call DJBD President Al Inouye at (916) 769-7768.

Note that due to construction, players will need to enter the football field from behind the visitorsÕ bleachers on the east side of Halden Field.

Field hockey nights

The July Nights program provides new and returning field hockey players the chance to develop and hone their skills before the August tryouts and the start of the fall season. Those interested in trying out for field hockey, learning more about the sport or sharpening skills for tryouts are encouraged to attend.

July Nights sessions are free, and are held every Tuesday and Thursday in July from 5 to 6 p.m. for beginners and 6 to 7 p.m. for returning players.

Visit http://www.dhsfieldhockey.com for more information about what to bring, or contact DHS coach Katy Loge at [email protected]

Lacrosse camp

The Davis Lacrosse Association is in the midst of its fifth annual summer lacrosse camp series for beginners to advanced boys in grades two through 11. The final camp, which will take place in Davis, will run from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 9-12.

It is a rare an opportunity to try out the fastest-growing team sport in Northern California or hone skills for the next season, organizers said.

To register, go to http://www.davislax.org and click on ÒRegister Online.Ó The cost of each session is $130.

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


Registration is open for the AquaMonstersÕ summer season, which offers children an opportunity to compete on a recreational swim team, improve stroke technique, improve

fitness and condition for water polo.

In addition, weekly swim camps are offered. The team philosophy is ÒSwim, Fun and Friends.Ó

For information on practice times and locations, visit http://www.davisaqua


Send an e-mail to [email protected], or call (530) 554-4494 with questions.

Learn to row

This summer, Learn to Row courses will be offered for boys and girls ages 13 to 19 to learn the fundamentals of rowing while getting actual experience crewing a racing shell.

The coed course is designed for teens with no rowing experience and is coached in a well-organized and noncompetitive atmosphere.

For more information about the Learn to Row program, visit http://www.rivercityjuniors.org or e-mail Tricia Blocher at [email protected]


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