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Ripon QB Club fees for golf tourney due
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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.
The Ripon Quarterback Club Golf Tournament is set for Feb. 27 at The Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton. Check-in time is 10 a.m., and the tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 11. The dinner and awards ceremony will be at 5:15 p.m. at the Spanos Pavilion Banquet Room.
The tournament will be ran under a four-man scramble format. Women and coed teams are welcomed.
Fees are $125 per person and $500 per team. The price of entry includes green fees, golf cart, range balls, two drink tickets per player, dinner and transportation by chartered Store buses to and from the course. Buses will leave at the old Nestle parking lot in Ripon at 8:30 a.m. sharp.
The event organizers are also looking for hole sponsors. Businesses may sponsor a single hole for $100, or a hole on each nine for $150 and will be recognized during the awards dinner.
For entry forms and additional information, contact John Francella at (209) 599-2556, or (209) 401-0418.
Forms and checks, made payable to Ripon Quarterback Club, are to be mailed to 277 Osborne Court, Ripon, CA, 95366 by today.

RANGERS: The Manteca Rangers United competitive soccer program is holding tryouts starting Feb. 21-23 for under-10 to under-14 boys and girls teams.
The Manteca Rangers promotes and develops players for all levels of play from Premier to Divisions 1 and 3 and the Olympic Developmental Program.
For more information, call (209) 933-6714, or visit the organization’s website at
MASL: The Manteca Area Soccer League kicks off registration for the fall season March 7 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Manteca Library.
Additional sign-up dates, times and locations are as follow: March 11 from noon to 2 p.m. at Manteca Library; March 18 from 6-8 p.m. at Neil Hafley School; March 28 from 1-3 p.m. at Mountain Mike’s Pizza in Weston Ranch; April 4 from 2-5 p.m. at Manteca Library; April 8 from noon to 2 p.m. at Manteca Library, and 6-8 p.m. at Round Table Pizza (Daniels St.)l and April 11 from 1-5 p.m. at the Sequoia School gymnasium.
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.

CHARGERS: The Manteca Chargers are holding signups every Sunday until July 15 from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. at the Round Table Pizza located in the Kohl’s shopping center.
Registration fees have been reduced for the fourth consecutive year and are down to $90 per child. The Chargers are seeking players ranging in ages 6-14. Practices are held at Sierra High.
For more information, contact Jim Anderson at (209) 629-0986, or Jon Shaefer at (209) 518-5074.
COWBOYS: The Manteca Cowboys youth football organization of the National Youth Football League is conducting open signups at Straw Hat Pizza in Manteca from 6-8 p.m.
Registration dates are: Feb. 19; March 5 and 19; April 2, 16 and 30; and May 14 and 28.
The Cowboys offer four levels of competition: starts (6-8, max weight 115 pounds), rookie (9-10, max weight of 140 and lighter 11-year-olds), junior varsity (11-12, max weight of 155 and lighter 13-year-olds), and varsity (12-14 with an unlimited weight restriction except for ball-carrying weight of 185 pounds). Varsity players must be 14 as by Aug. 1.
For more information, contact Eddie Lopez at (209) 825-2012, or visit the team’s website at
KNIGHTS: Ripon Knights football and cheer are holding signups on Feb. 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Calvary Reformed Church (741 West 2nd St. in Ripon), and Feb. 28 from 1 to 3 o,n, at the Ripon Christian Schools Performing Arts Center (435 Maple Ave.).
For more information, e-mail John McGill at
JR. BUFFS: The Manteca Jr. Buffaloes’ next sign-up date is Feb. 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. 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.
JAGUARS: The Manteca Jaguars youth football and cheer program continues
Registration Feb. 25, March 11 and 25, April 8 and 22 and May 13 and 27 at the same place and times. The Jaguars will also have a sign-up and informational booth set up during the Manteca Street Faire April 4 and 5.
For more information, visit the team’s website at, or call Jay at (209) 679-0834 or Nicole at (209) 923-4677.
REBELS: The Delta Rebels youth football and cheer organization will hold signups on the following dates: March 5 and 19; April 2, 16 and 30; May 7, 14 and 21; June 4, 11 and 18; July 2 and 11.
Signups will take place at the Manteca Library’s McFall room from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Times for the final date, July 11, are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Delta Rebels will also have an informational booth set up during the Manteca Street Faire April 4 and 5. A $10 discount is available for early registration and/or signing up each additional sibling.
Delta has four teams ranging in ages 6-14.
For more information, e-mail,, or