Sports datebook
by Tracy Press staff
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Sports collectible show

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, May 11 to 13

WHERE: West Valley Mall, 3200 N. Naglee Rd.

DETAILS: Sports memorabilia, cards, action figures, collectibles, toys and comics will all be on display and for sale throughout West Valley Mall. Raiders legend Greg Townsend will also be on hand to sign his book, “Greg Townsend: All Time,” from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

INFO: Cindy Bannister, West Valley Mall, 836-4091, ext. 101, or e-mail

Charity mud run for kids

WHEN: 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 12

WHERE: Eagal Lakes Resort, 12 W. Lorenzen Rd.

DETAILS: Recon Run for Kids is a 400-meter obstacle race for kids ages 13. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The day includes refreshments and a tour of Eagal Lakes Resort.

COST: Free

INFO: 640-4252, or go to

Famous All Stars cheer team

WHEN: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 12

WHERE: Famous All Stars Gym, 4220 Commercial Way, Suite 16.

DETAILS: Famous All Stars cheer team will host tryouts for the upcoming season. No experience is needed and all girls and boys who try out will make a team.

INFO:, or e-mail

CPOA memorial run

WHEN: 7:30 a.m., Saturday, May 12

WHERE: Shadow Cliffs Regional Regional Park, 2500 Stanley Blvd., Pleasanton

DETAILS: The 4th Annual California Peace Officers Association’s Memorial Run and Family Barbecue honors officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty, and supports the families they’ve left behind through Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.), California Chapter. The run includes 10K and 5K races, plus a 1-mile run for kids 12 and under. The 10K race starts at 8:20 a.m., the 5K at 9 a.m. and the kids run at 10:15 a.m. Entry fees include a barbecue catered by Outback Steakhouse, which will be begin at 11 a.m. along with the awards ceremony.

COST: $40. Registration for the kids’ fun run is $20. Tickets for the barbecue alone are $12, and $7 for kids 12 and under.

INFO: On Your Mark Events, 795-7832, or register online at

Tracy Jr. Bulldogs

WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, May 16

WHERE: Raley’s shopping center, Tracy Boulevard and Valpico Road

DETAILS: The Tracy Junior Bulldogs, the youth football feeder program for the Tracy High Bulldogs, will sign up players and cheerleaders. Players can also register by mail. Visit the team website for more details.


Kimball freshman football

WHEN: 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 16

WHERE: Main gym, Kimball High School, 3200 Jaguar Run, off Lammers Rd.

DETAILS: Kimball High freshman football coach Jeff Telles will host a short meeting for all prospective freshmen football players and their parents. Topics include physicals, summer practice schedule, and the upcoming Valley Oak League season.

INFO: 914-1645, or e-mail

Blazin Jaguars Track Club

WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

WHERE: Don Nicholson Stadium, Kimball High, 3200 Jaguar Run

DETAILS: The Blazin Jaguars Track Club is a new youth track and field team that will meet at Kimball High.

INFO: 702-883-4863, or go to

Ellis Aquatics Swim-a-Thon

WHEN: Saturday, May 19

WHERE: Pinkie Phillips Aquatics Center, West High, 1775 W. Lowell Ave.

DETAILS: The Ellis Aquatics swim team will raise money for the team and the USA Swimming Foundation. Donors can make a single pledge or a per-lap pledge as swimmers try to complete as many as 200 laps in two hours.

INFO: Michaela Loomis, 833-0562, or e-mail

Wolf Pack boys basketball camp

WHEN: Monday through Friday, June 4 to 8

WHERE: Steve Thornton Gymnasium, West High, 1775 W. Lowell Ave.

DETAILS: West High’s Wolf Pack Summer Boys Basketball Camp will be divided into three sessions. The varsity session will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each day, freshman and junior varsity players will meet from noon to 2:30 p.m., and elementary and middle school players will meet from 3 to 6 p.m.

COST: $65 for varsity and JV players, $75 for elementary and middle school players. There is a $10 discount for all players who sign up before May 11.

INFO: Coach Derek Sprecksel, 830-3370 ext. 3911, or e-mail

Kimball youth football camp

WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m., Monday to Thursday, June 11 to 14

WHERE: Don Nicholson Stadium, Kimball High, 3200 Jaguar Run

DETAILS: Kimball High’s football coaches will host a weeklong camp for players ages 6 to 14. The camp includes skills training and development, and campers will each get a camp T-shirt.

COST: $40

INFO: E-mail,, or

Bulldog basketball clinic

WHEN: 9 to 11 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., June 11 to 15

WHERE: Bill Swenson Gymnasium, Tracy High, 315 E. 11th St.

DETAILS: Tracy High girls basketball coaches Derek Solano and Machone Hicks will host two clinics for boys and girls, the early clinic for fourth- through sixth-graders, and the next clinic for seventh- through ninth-graders

COST: $65

INFO: 830-3360 ext. 2284.

Junior Wolf Pack Cheer Camp

WHEN: 5:30 to 8 p.m., June 26 to 28

WHERE: West High Cafeteria, 1775 W. Lowell Ave.

DETAILS: West High cheer coaches will teach sideline cheers, a dance and team-building activities. Registration will begin a half-hour before the camp, and the final day of the camp on June 28 will feature a showcase for parents from 7:30 to 8 p.m.

COST: $50, includes a camp shirt, CD with dance music, plus snacks and drinks.

INFO: Cristina Tanner, 481-4984, or e-mail, or Jennifer Loggins, 481-3244, or e-mail

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