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Sports briefs: Hawkins headed north of the border

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From page B6 | February 15, 2013 |

According to multiple sources, Dan Hawkins, a former UC Davis assistant and head football coach at Boise State and Colorado, has accepted the same post for the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes.

Hawkins assisted Jim Sochor from 1983-85 and most recently led the Buffaloes from 2006-2010 before spending the last two years as a commentator for ESPN.

In Montreal, Hawkins replaces Marc Trestman, who was recently hired to coach the Chicago Bears.

UC Davis boxing

The Aggie club boxing team will continue its successful campaign this weekend when five local boxers head to a Saturday event hosted by Santa Clara University.

UCD senior Colin Schmitt will have his hands full as he faces San Jose State’s Oscar Gomez, the 2012 collegiate national champion, while Aggie teammates Fabian Rivera, Steven Le, Cole Stephans and Mac Pham take on opponents from UC Berkeley, Santa Clara and Washington, among others.

For more information on the boxing team and other UCD sports clubs at http://conferencecenter.ucdavis.edu/content.cfm?contentID=385.

HOFer to appear in Dixon

Dixon Little League’s March 1 Opening Night event will feature and appearance by Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Orlando Cepada.

The former San Francisco Giants legend will throw out the first pitch at Hall Memorial Park, 298 E Chestnut St.

Springdarts swimming

Registration is now open for the Davis Aquadarts’ Springdarts program, a spring session for young swimmers in kindergarten through high school beginning next month.

Swimmers have a choice of two sessions, the full quarter (March 11 through June 7) or the eight-week version (April 15 through June 7).

Registration forms and information are available at www.aquadarts.org under Seasonal Programs or by emailing aquadartsregistrar@gmail.com.

Hoops tryouts

The Davis Hoops Wildcats, a youth basketball program for players from Davis, Dixon, Woodland and the surrounding areas, have tryouts in the coming weeks for boys and girls in fourth grade through high school.

The tryouts begin on Feb. 24 for younger players, with workouts for high-school age athletes starting in March.

Davis Hoops teams practice 1-2 times per week and participate in tournaments in the Sacramento region.

For times, locations and all other tryout info visit www.davishoops.com. For more information, contact Karen Ward at karen@davishoops.com or 530-219-8873.

UCD basketball camp

Registration is open now for the UC Davis men’s basketball program’s summer youth camp, designed for players ages 4 to 13.

Families can register for the camp, which runs from June 17-20, at https://ucdavissportscamps.com/mensbasketball.

The camp is broken down in two age-group levels, each of which will feature instruction from Aggie players and coaches.

The Gold Level, for boys and girls ages 4-7, is a half-day workout from 9 a.m. to noon. Campers will learn basic skills and participate in basketball-related games and activities. The cost is $110 ($95 for additional children in the same family) and bringing snacks and drinks is encouraged.

The all-day Blue Level camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is “open to any and all boys 8-13 years old and girls are welcome at parent’s discretion,” according to organizers.

This level focuses on skill training to improve the offensive aspect the athlete’s game. Instruction will emphasize fundamentals including shooting skills, ball-handling, passing, footwork, shot selection, rebounding and proper mental approach. In addition, live competitions will help campers successfully apply the techniques they learn during drills.

The cost for the Blue Level is $230 ($215 for additional children) with lunch included or $210 ($195) for those who bring their own lunch.

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