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Sports briefs: Soccer club announces tryouts in Woodland

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From page B2 | January 13, 2013 |

The Woodland Soccer Club — which fields teams of players from Woodland, Davis, Dixon and other nearby communities — will conduct tryouts for next fall’s season beginning next week.

WSC squads are affiliated with U.S. Club Soccer and the NorCal Premier Soccer League and the program features both competitive and recreational teams. Spots are available for boys and girls with teams ranging in age from U8 to U19.

Tryouts for boys and girls U8 teams begin on Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Woodland Community Center Fields. For the rest of the times and location, or any other information about the WSC, visit http://woodlandsoccerclub.com or call 530-668-8070.

DHS football

A meeting for all players interested in playing all levels of Davis High football next fall, and their parents, is scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the DHS library.

The talk is mandatory and will outline the program’s academic, behavioral, community and football-related expectations for parents and players as well as introducing a schedule of events for 2013, including the offseason program, and the 2013 Player/Parent Handbook.

Head coach Steve Smyte urges all families interested in being a part of the emerging Devil program to attend.

DHS girls soccer

An information meeting for ninth- and 10th-grade players regarding the tryout process for the 2013 spring season of Blue Devil girls soccer is set for Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in room N-8 at DHS. Parents are welcome to attend.

A separate meeting for 11th- and 12th- graders will be held at a later date.

The tryouts for the younger players is scheduled to begin with conditioning on Feb. 1. Check-in that day begins at 4 p.m.

All sports participation and physical forms must be completed and submitted to the DHS athletic department office and complete baseline concussion testing prior to taking part in the tryouts. Players must also obtain a clearance card and an emergency information card from the athletic department, which should be brought to the first day of trouts.

For more information, contact Blue Devil JV coach Bob Smith at robertsmith90@comcast.net.

DHS track and field

The Blue Devil track and field program will conduct a parent/athlete informational meeting on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the DHS library.

Any athletes interested in joining the team for the 2013 spring season should attend as Davis coach Spencer Elliott will discuss expectations for coaches and athletes, talk about the program, answer questions and distribute roster forms and order forms.

For more information, contact Elliott at selliott@djusd.net or 530-219-4573. Information is also available on www.dhstrack.com.

Football clinic

Potential Davis Junior Blue Devil football players can try out the sport at a free noncontact clinic on Saturday, Feb. 2 at DHS’ Ron & Mary Brown Stadium.

The one-day camp, which is designed for athletes ages 6 to 14, will run from 10 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and athletes are encouraged to bring cleats or running shoes and something to drink.

Prizes will be awarded and athletes can have some with DHS coaches and players, while learning some football.

Football crab feed

Tickets still are available for the annual Davis Blue Devils Football Backers Crab Feed. The event is set for Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St.

Tickets are $45 and may be obtained by contacting Rebecca Foster at oreo2250@yahoo.com or 916-402-1148.

Live and silent auctions highlight the local football program’s big fundraiser, which begins at 6:30 p.m.

The price of admission covers refreshments (including wine and beer for those over 21) and all-you-can-eat crab and pasta. In addition to the auctions, the Backers will have a multi-prized raffle.

Foster says raffle gifts are welcome and can be donated by contacting her. Backers will arrange to pick up the prizes.

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