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Tryouts set for Boys & Girls basketball leagues for high school & junior high
The Warriors warm up for a game against the Lakers in the Boys & Girls Club rookie basketball league. - photo by HIME ROMERO
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca/Lathrop are conducting try-outs/assessments for the Junior High and High School Basketball Leagues.

The leagues are free to all members.  Sign-ups are currently being taken at the Manteca Boys & Girls Club.  

The club is also looking for volunteer referees.  

The try outs for the High School Basketball League (9th – 12th grades) is today at 6 p.m. at the Manteca Boys & Girls Clubs, 545 W. Alameda St.

The Junior High Basketball League (6th – 8th grades) tryouts are on Monday, March 9, at 6 p.m. at the clubhouse.

The annual club membership fee is $12.

For more information contact Jonathan Reed at (209) 239-5437.

Karate tourney
The Golden State Karate Association’s 15th Annual March Open Karate Tournament is Saturday, March 7, at Manteca High School Main Gym, 450 E. Yosemite Ave.

The tournament includes 17 & under grand champion trophies, continuous sparring, new competitors division, and team forms. The 18 & up includes black belt adult forms, and grand champion trophies.

Late entry at the door is $45 for one event, $60 for two events, $75 for three events, $90 for four events, five events for $105, and six events for $120.

Admission for the tournament that starts at 10 a.m. is $10, with senior citizens $8, children 6 to 12 is $5, while those under 5 are free.