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Free coaches forum set to begin today in Modesto
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Rainbow Fields will be hosting a free coaches forum for all youth coaches and parents.
The series will be begin today and resume Dec. 1, 8 and 15. The forum will run from 6 to 7 p.m.
For more information call (209) 869-4242, or e-mail: rainblwfields3800@gmail.com.
NORTHGATE LL: Northgate Little League will resume registration for the 2010 season on Dec. 19 (noon-4 p.m.) and Jan. 9 (1-4 p.m.) back at Mountain Mike’s.
For fees and additional information, call (209) 239-7373, or visit the league’s website at www.northgatelittleleague.org.
SPRECKELS: Signups continue for Spreckels Park Little League Saturday, Dec. 12 during the organization’s pancake breakfast at Brock Elliott School from 7-11 a.m.
Online registration is also available at www.spllbaseball.com.
Early registration fees are $130 for Junior division players, $110 for Major and Minor, and $75 for T-ball and Farm. Proof of residence and birth certificates are required for all players to sign up.
After Dec. 31, fees will go up to $125 for Major and Minor, and $90 for T-ball and Farm.
For more information, call (209) 624-0080, or e-mail board@spllbasaeball.com.
BABE RUTH: The Manteca Babe Ruth baseball league will be holding sign up’s for the upcoming 2010 season at Straw Hat Pizza on Main St. The cost will be $130 until Dec. 31 and $150 after Jan. 1. Sign up’s are for 13-15 year olds and will be conducted Dec. 3 from 6-8 p.m. Any questions call (209) 688-1467.
MANTECA LL: Manteca Little League has its registration dates set up for the 2010 season.
Registrations will be held at Straw Hat Pizza from 6-8 p.m. on Dec. 10, Dec. 12, Jan. 14, Jan. 16 and Jan. 28.
Registration fee is $100. Proof of birth and residence are required for all players to sign up.
Players ages 5-14 are invited to play, with divisions available at the T-Ball (5-6), Farm (7-8), Minor (9-10), Major (11-12) and Junior (13-14) levels. The season starts with practices in February, and Opening Day is March 13.
Manteca Little League is open to players in Manteca who live east of Main Street. Players from Ripon and Escalon are also welcome.
For more information call (209) 603-2140, or visit the league’s website at www.eteamz.com/mantecalittleleague.

BIG LEAGUE DREAMS
KICKBALL: Big League Dreams Sports Park in Manteca is taking registrations for its upcoming adult kickball leagues.
Coed leagues will be offered for all levels of play. Games will be played on Thursday nights.
For additional information, visit BLD’s website at www.bigleaguedreams.com or call (209) 824-2400 extensions 102, 106 or 112.

SOFTBALL
UNITY: Team Unity girls fastpitch is having tryouts for its under-14 team Dec. 5 and 6 at Sierra High from 12-3 p.m.
Call Mike for additional information at (209) 204-4986.
FREEDOM: The Nor Cal Freedom 14-under travel softball team is holding private tryouts to fill one or two spots for the 2009 fall season. The team will hold just 10 to 11 committed players to insure playing time for everyone.
For times and location for the tryouts, contact Chuck at (209) 479-0264, or e-mail Ott2PlayBall@comcast.net.
MAYHEM: Mayhem Fastpitch will be conducting tryouts for girls with winning attitudes to help fill a few vacant positions on its 10-under softball team. The team is currently ranked second in the state and have a lot to offer players with the help of national sponsorships. For more information call (209) 915-0439.

BASKETBALL
STORM: The Tracy Storm traveling 13-under Amateur Athletic Union squad is looking for experienced players to add to its roster for the 2009-10 season, which begins in September.
The Storm is a competitive team that travels to tournaments around Northern California. Fundamentals and preparation for high school ball are stressed. Players must be between the 6th and 8th grades.
If interested, contact coach Kelly at (209) 832-2578, or e-mail KConrardy@comcast.net.