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Readers are encouraged to submit sports-related news, pictures and announcements to the Manteca Bulletin. Sports editor Jonamar Jacinto can be reached at 249-3538, 249-3551 (fax) or e-mail Submissions can also be dropped off at the Bulletin office located on 531 E. Yosemite Ave. during business hours.

Registration will take place at Straw Hat Pizza (1238 N. Main St.) in Manteca. The dates are: Feb. 4 from 6-8 p.m.; and Feb. 7 from noon to 2 p.m.
Registration fees are $130 for 13-, 14- and 15-year-old divisions; and $150 for 16-18-year-olds.
MANTECA LL: Manteca Little League’s Opening Day and Ceremonies are March 7.
For more information, visit or call 922-6335.

The Manteca High swim team will host a Fagundes dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 10.  Dinner may be picked up between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the Manteca High front parking lot. 
Tickets are $12 and include tri-tip, chicken, potato salad and a roll. 
For tickets contact Elyce Silva, 825-3150.

Big League Dreams Sports Park in Manteca is now taking registrations for both their indoor soccer and softball leagues.
Men’s, women’s and co-ed leagues will be offered for all levels of play. Leagues are available Sunday through Saturday.
Register early as leagues fill up fast.
For additional softball information, contact James (ext. 102 or 0) at 824-2400.
For additional soccer information, contact Tony (ext. 105 or 0) at 824-2400.

AJAX UNITED: Ajax United of Modesto is holding tryouts for boys and girls in the under-11 to under-14 age divisions. Tryouts begin Saturday, Feb. 21 and will continue through Wednesday, Feb. 25.
For more information, visit the organization’s website at, or call Paula Jaramillo, director of external relations, at (209) 601-5188. Jaramillo can also be reached via e-mail at
COUGARS: The California Cougars competitive girls soccer teams are looking for players for the upcoming 2009-10 season.
For more information, call (209) 603-0709, (209) 478-2147 or (415) 225-6348.

The Manteca/USBC is holding the Annual City Tournament over two weekends: Feb. 7 and 8, and Feb. 14 and 15.
The tournament is open to any person that bowls in a league at the Manteca Family Fun Center, or any person that resides in our area.
Anyone interested in bowling can get a team of four and contact Jerry Witherall at 818-2251, Angie Cohn at 840-2568, or Lou Tidwell at 825-2780.

The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau is currently searching for volunteers, officials, chairpersons, and athletes for the following sports: Tennis, track & field, volleyball, dance, pickleball, martial arts and BMX racing.
If you are interested, please contact John Heath at 823-7229 or e-mail
Athlete entry forms will be posted on the CVB website in early January.
Visit the CVB office for information, signup packets and forms.
The CVB can be found online at

JR. BUFFALOES: The Manteca Jr. Buffaloes’ next sign-up date is Feb. 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. back at David and Sylvia’s.
For more information, visit the website For football-related questions, contact Eric Woodward at (209) 914-2879; and Yvette Andrade-Broderick at (209) 681-7599 for cheer.