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Sports briefs: Four UCD lacrosse clinics scheduled

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From page B2 | November 19, 2013 |

The UC Davis women’s lacrosse program and head coach Kate Henwood will present a series of four winter instructional clinics for players of all positions and skill levels who are in grades 5-12.

Each clinic takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at Aggie Stadium.

The series begins Saturday, Dec. 7, with a clinic focusing on motion offense and defensive systems. It will be followed by man-up/man-down situations (Dec. 31), a skills day (Jan. 11) and transition, 50/50s and draws (Jan. 25).

Each clinic costs $50, with a discounted entry of $150 for enrolling in all four. For more information or to register, visit www.ucdavissportscamps.com/lacrosse.

DHS boys lacrosse

Registration for the Davis High boys lacrosse program is underway and there will be a parents/athletes meeting on Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at North Davis Elementary School, 555 E 14th St.

The program is open to boys in ninth through 12th grades.

For registration information, visit www.davislax.org/registration and choose category DHS.

Triathlon

Get Fit Davis is presenting the Turkey Tri, a triathlon event with five different distances for athletes of all ages, on Sunday beginning at 8 a.m.

Triathlons for youngsters age 5-8, 9-12 and 13-17 each have their own distances that get progressively longer, and an 18-and-over division features an 800-yard swim, a 9.6-mile bike ride and a 3.2-mile run.

For more information or to register, visit www.getfitdavis.com.

Little League

Registration for Davis Little League now is open online and runs through Jan. 15.

Current registration costs vary — depending on the division in which a child plays — ranging from $100 for T-ball to $280 for junior league. It must be noted that fees go up $30 for each level between Jan. 1 and 15.

A new Challenger Division for special-needs players has been added.

Kids 4 to 14 years of age are eligible for DLL. League officials require players 9 or older to attend on of the to-be-scheduled January skills-assessment days.

Folks interested in managing in the spring must register as a volunteer by Dec. 31, according to registrar Karen Yoon.

Only on-line registration is accepted. Visit www.davislittleleague.org to sign up or learn more.

Alumni hoops

The Davis High boys and girls basketball programs will host a day of alumni games on Saturday, Nov. 30, at the DHS gym.

Older former Blue Devil boys players will face off with the DHS junior varsity team at noon, followed by a 1:30 p.m. matchup between Lady Blue Devil alumni and the Davis varsity girls.

The day will conclude with recent graduates playing against the current Devil varsity boys squad at 3 p.m.

For more information or to sign up to play, contact boys coach Dan Gonzalez at dgonzalez@djusd.net or girls coach Karen Foster at Karenf@calnevumc.org.

Spring lacrosse

Registration for Davis Lacrosse Association spring teams is open now and will close on Nov. 30.

Spots are available for boys and girls squads of multiple ages, but team sizes are limited so early registration is encouraged. Practices begin in February and games will be played from March through May.

Interested athletes can attend an open house on Monday, Nov. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the small conference room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. The event will feature walk-in registration and a Q&A about the lacrosse program.

For more information or to register, visit www.davislax.org.

Hoops camp

Davis Wildcats will present a two-day basketball camp for kids in second through eighth grades on Sunday, Dec. 29, and Monday, Dec. 30, at Davis High.

The sessions will go from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the camp is open to kids of all skill levels.

There is an early-bird registration special of $85. After Dec. 22, the cost is $100.

Registration may be completed online at www.davishoops.com, where parents can find additional information about the ongoing program and current team tryouts.

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