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Positive Coaching Alliance holding workshop for parents at MHS

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POSTED August 20, 2011 12:25 a.m.

Manteca High is hosting a workshop by the Positive Coaching Alliance next Wednesday, Aug. 24. The interactive workshop, which will run 90-120 minutes, is free and starts at 7 p.m. at the school’s theater.
The goal is to teach parents ways they can help their children enjoy sports in a positive fashion and use them to develop physically, socially and mentally.
Other topics to be covered include: Guidelines for developing a positive coach-parent relationship; understanding the research-based three stages of talent development; and engaging children in constructive, meaningful conversations.

SHS PARENT MEETING: Sierra High is holding its fall sports parent meeting Monday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. in the large gym.

MHS ALUMNI GAME: The Manteca High boys soccer team is holding its annual Band of Buffaloes Alumni Game Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m. The alumni game will be preceded by an intrasquad scrimmage involving the school’s varsity players.
Cost to participate in the alumni game is $5. A full snack bar will be available. All proceeds will benefit the school’s soccer programs.
If interested, contact varsity head coach Justin Coenenberg at (209) 608-0652.

RUNNING

OKTOBERFEST FUN RUN: The Oktoberfest Fun Run, which benefits Building Together Today and West High’s varsity boys basketball team, will take place Saturday, Sept. 24 in Tracy. The race will start (8 a.m.) and end at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church on 1635 Chester Drive.
The event is part of the Oktoberfest celebration. A pancake breakfast is included for all runners at 9, and non-runners may join in for a small donation. An awards ceremony will take place at 9:15.
The pre-registration cost to participate is $20, which includes a t-shirt and goody bag, before Sept. 15. The fee goes up to $30 on the day of the race, and t-shirts will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration forms are available at www.stpaulstracy.org.
For more information, email oktoberfestrace@comcast.net.

GOLF

TOURNEY: The Manteca Business Alliance is holding its first golf tournament Sept. 30 at Manteca Park Golf Course. Registration is at 6 a.m., and the tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 7.
A $100 entry fee includes green fees, cart rental, lunch, tournament t-shirt, tee prizes and on-course beverages. Former major leaguer Vida Blue will make a special guest appearance.
For more information, email mmagic134@hotmail.com.

BASEBALL

NORCAL: The NorCal Valley Baseball Academy is holding tryouts for the fall season today at Ripon Christian High School.
Tryout times are as follow: 9-12-under from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; 13-14-under from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; 15-18-under from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
To register and for additional information, contact Tim Raposa at (209) 694-6046, or Erik Jue at (209) 847-4332.

SOFTBALL

CYCLONES: The Ripon Lady Cyclones’ 12-under “black” team is still looking for players to round out its fall roster. The team is in need of a catcher and strong infielders.
Contact coach Johnny Aguilar at (209) 602-1404, or coach Mike Baldwin at (209) 613-8849 to set up a tryout.

TITANS: The Tracy Titans 10- and 12-under fastpitch teams are holding tryouts today at Clyde Bland Park in Tracy.
The 10-under team will be conducting tryouts from noon to 3 p.m. The 12-under team will try out pitchers and catchers from 9 a.m. to noon, and 10 to noon for all positions.

SOCCER

RED DEVILS: The Red Devils girls team of the Manteca Futbol Club are looking for competitive soccer players for the NorCal Premier fall and spring leagues as well as the State Cup.
Potential players must be born on Aug. 1, 1998 or after.
For more information, call (209) 815-0082, e-mail mfcreddevils@yahoo.com or visit www.mfcreddevilgirls.com.

BASKETBALL

CYBL: The California Youth Basketball League is accepting registrations for the Fall 2011 season. Games begin Aug. 27 and run through Nov. 5.
Divisions are offered for boys and girls ages 4-18. Registrations are available for individuals and teams.
For more information, call (916) 391-3900, or visit www.cybhoops.com.

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