Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on March 9, 2004 · Page 7
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Ukiah, California
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Tuesday, March 9, 2004
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THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL SPORTS TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2004 7 Digest Continued from Page 6 eight games and one playoff game. Games will be played on weeknights starting in April and running into June. One may register as part of a team or as individuals. Solo players may register and be placed on an available team. The cost is $250 per team (up to 12 players) or $40 per individual if before March 15. Registration forms are available at the City of Ukiah. Ukiah Women's Athletic Association meeting The Ukiah Women's Athletic Association will be holding a women's slow-pitch softball meeting for the 2004 season at Wright Stuff Pizza on Wednesday, March 17, at 6:30 p.m. All women interested in playing softball are welcome to attend. City Men's Softball League The City of Ukiah Community Service Department's 2004 men's softball league season will begin soon. An informational meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on March 18 at The ,Pub in Ukiah. League play is scheduled to begin May 3. Team fees are $450 for the sponsor fee and $25 per player (checks payable to the City of Ukiah). Registration forms are available at the Ukiah Civic Center. The priority registration deadline for returning team sponsors is March 26 and the general deadline is April 16. Player fees will be collected from team managers at the first game. Register early, as space is limited. For additional information, call 4636713. Sports Attic basketball tourney The 17th annual Sports Attic Basketball Tournament is scheduled for March 19-21 at the Ukiah High School gym. All teams are assured two games and the entry fee is $175. Proceeds benefit the Ukiah High School basketball program. To register, send a check for $175 along with a team roster to the Sports Attic (108 W. Standley Street, Ukiah, Calif., 95482) by March 11. Call Rick (463-1706) at the Sports Attic for more information. Puma soccer coaches needed The Ukiah Valley Youth Soccer League is currently accepting letters of application for competitive team coaches for the 2004-2005 playing season. These teams travel outside of the Ukiah area and are for players in under 10 through under 19 years old. Include in the letter the age and gender of the group(s) you are interested in coaching, an outline of any play- ing and coaching experience that you have, and any licenses held (CYSA. USYSA. NSCAA. referee). All coaches must apply by March 20. Questions can be directed to the Soccer Hotline at 467-9797 or to Susan Graham at 467-0593. The application may be sent to: Ukiah Puma Committee, P.O. Box 1142. Ukiah, Calif.. 95482. Bocce Spring League sign-ups Brutocao Schoolhouse Plaza in Hopland is taking team and individual applications for its spring league, which begins April 5 and runs 10 weeks. For more information, call 4595300 or 744-1066. Healdsburg United Inferno Girls U17/18 competitive soccer tryouts Class I tryouts for the Healdsburg United Inferno U-17/18 girls will be on April 6 and 8 at Foss Creek from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Foss Creek School in Healdsburg. (Directions: 101 South, exit Dry Creek and turn left, left at second light (Healdsburg Avenue), school will be on the left (1557 Healdsburg Ave)). The Inferno is a good option for those willing to train at a high level and those who wish to prepare for the high school season and for those who are considering playing at the college level. City Continued from Page 6 for a lay-up. William Forbes made a free-throw and had three assists and one steal. Anthony Goekler scooped up a rebound and forced a turn-over, and put on consistent defensive pressure. Luke Paulin pitched in with three defensive rebounds, one offensive rebound, and one steal. PAL battles Acevedo's The MCSO PAL took on Acevedo's Truck Repair on Saturday, March 6. Coach Scott said that all the kids played like a team. Marcus Scott scored five points, recorded six steals, and grabbed four rebounds. Drayton Payne had four points and seven steals. Alishua Johnson had four points and three steals. Jonas Bixler had two points and three steals. Abraham Rawles had four steals and four rebounds and Conner Howard played great defense. Sharpening Center sharpens skills against R&M Ukiah Sharpening Center defeated R&M Backhoe last week 22-8 in seventh- and eighth-grade girls basketball action. Hayley Phenecie led all scorers with nine points, including a 3-pointer and had six steals 'and blocked two shots. Desiree Boyle scored six points while pulling down eight rebounds and blocking four shots. Ashley Stark had three points and four steals and grabbed four rebounds. Laura Hoover had two points and two steals. Brittany Ingram contributed a steal, a blocked shot and two rebounds. Kourtni Klee and Brittany Wood contributed to the team's win with their aggressive defense. For more information, or if unable to make the tryout dales posted, contact the head coach. Brad Pit-rung, at (707) 799-0382 or e-mail Girls softball clinic The city of Ukiah and the Ukiah High Wildcats would like to announce the beginning of registration for a girls softball clinic supervised by the Ukiah High School softball coaching staff, players and other local coaches. The clinic will be held on Saturday, April 3, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Ukiah High School softball fields and is open to girls 10 to 14 years old. The cost is $25 per player. Pre-registration is required and can be done at the city of Ukiah. Rain date is April 12. Call Gina Greco at the Ukiah Community Services Department (463-6201) for more information. UPOA to battle Niners in b-ball challenge The Ukiah Police Officer's Association will be hosting members of the San Francisco 49ers in a basketball challenge at Mendocino College on Saturday, May 8. Tip-off is 7 p.m. Seating is limited and the event typically sells out. This event is promoted through telephone sales. If interested in purchasing tickets or advertising in the program, call 4621931. SCOREBOARD Boxers wanted Boxing classes arc olTeicd by the Menclocino County Sheriff's I'AI. and are ongoing at the Redwood Health Club. Classes are a mix ol all ages and levels. Class times are d:45 p.m. Thursdays. 5 p.m. Fridays and Sundays. For more information, eall Cris or Pnttie Fischer at 463-1229. PAL Karate The Sheriff's Youth Karate Program (PAL) at the Redwood Health Club is holding classes on Tuesday nights through March, starting at 5 p.m. for ages 4 through o. 5:30 p.m. for ages 7 through 12 and at 7 p.m. for teens and adults. No RHC membership is required for participation. PAI. letches a yearly $5 insurance and administrative fee per student. Deputy Mike Tobin is the class instructor. The Redwood Health Club is located at 3101 S. Slate Street in Ukiah. Call 46K-OJ4I for more information. Ukiah Dolphins The Ukiah Dolphins Swim Team offers year-round training and competition for all pool-safe swimmers under the age of 18. For more information, contact Coach Lee Panttaja at 462-3707. MONDAY'S SPORTS TRANSACTIONS BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND rNDIANS—Renewed the contract ol OF Jody Gerut. NEW YORK YANKEES—Optioned LHP Danny Borrell to Columbus of the International League and RHP Chien-Ming Wang to Trenton ol the Eastern League. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Extended their player development contract with Lancaster of the California League through the 2006 season. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association SAN ANTONIO SPURS—Signed G Mart Carroll. FOOTBALL National Football League ATLANTA FALCONS—Signed DT Rod Coleman to a six-year contract, Agreed to terms with G Steve Herndon. CINCINNATI BENGALS—Signed C Rich Braham to a one-year contract. MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Agreed to terms with WR Marcus Robinson on a four-year contract. NEW YORK GIANTS—Signed LB Barrett Green. NEW YORK JETS—RelSased WR Curtis Conway. PITTSBURGH STEELERS—Signed P Chris Gardocki to a live-year contract. Released.P Josh Miller. Named Joe Greene scout. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Re-signed LB Isaiah Kacyvenski to a multiyear contract. HOCKEY National Hockey League CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS—Recalled F Matt Keith from Norfolk of the AHL. Reassigned F Pavel Vorobiev to Norfolk. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Activated D Duvie Westcott from injured reserve. Assigned D Darrel Scoville to the Syracuse of the AHL. DALLAS STARS—Acquired D Chris Therien from Philadelphia for a 2004 eighth-round and a 2005 third-round draft pick. FLORIDA PANTHERS—Traded D Kyle Rossiter to Atlanta for C Kamil Piros. LOS ANGELES KINGS—Recalled G Milan Hnilicka from Manchester of the AHL; assigned G Mathleu Choulnard and D Denis Grebeshkov to Manchester. MINNESOTA WILD—Traded D Brad Brown and a 2005 sixth-round draft pick to Buffalo for a 2005 fourth-round draft pick. NASHVILLE PREDATORS—Assigned F Wyatt Smith to Milwaukee of the AHL. NEW YORK ISLANDERS—Traded D Alain Nasreddine to Pittsburgh for F Steve Webb. NEW YORK RANGERS—Traded D Vladimir Malakhov to Philadelphia for RW Rick Kozak and a 2005 second-round draft pick. WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Traded RW Anson Carter to Los Angeles lor F Jared Aulin. COLLEGE CLAYTON STATE—Announced the resignation ol A.C. McCullers, women's basketball coach. HOUSTON—Reassigned Ray McCallum. men's basketball coach, to athletic department fund raiser. NOVA SOUTHEASTERN—Announced the resignation ol Tony McAndrews, men's basketball coach. CDLIEGE BASKETBALL LIST OF PAC-10 MEN'S BASKETBALL AWARDS PLAYER OF THE YEAR Josh Cnildress, Stanford. COACH OFTHE YEAR Mike Montgomery, Stanford. FRESHMEN OF THE YEAR Leon Powe, California. ALL PAC-10 Josh Childress, Stanford, Jr. Ike Diogu, Arizona State. Soph. Desmon Farmer, USC, Sr. Channing Frye, Arizona, Jr. Chris Hernandez, Stanford, Soph. Andre Iguodala, Arizona, Soph. Luke Jackson. Oregon, Soph. David Lucas. Oregon State, Jr. Leon Powe, California, Fresh. Nate Robinson, Washington, Soph. HONORABLE MENTION Hassan Adams, Arizona: Ian Crosswhite, Oregon; T.J. Cummings, UCLA; Justin Davis, Stanford; Thomas Kelati, Washington State; Matt Lottich, Stanford; Marcus Moore, Washington State; Brandon Roy, Washington; Salim Stoudamire, Arizona; Dijon Thompson, UCLA. ALL FRESHMAN Aaron Brooks, Oregon. Marquise Kately, Cajifornia Leon Powe, California. Mustafa Shakur, Arizona. Lodrick Stewart, USC. HONORABLE MENTION Kyle Jeffers, Oregon State; Kevin Kruger, Arizona State; Mitch Plait, Oregon; Ivan Radenovic, Arizona; Ayinde Ubaka, California. MONDAY'S MAJOR SCORES TOURNAMENT Colonial Athletic Association Championship Va. Commonwealth 55, George Mason 54 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship , Manhattan 62, Niagara 61 Mid-American Conference First Round Ball SI. 76. Akron 72 Bowling Green 56, Ohio 54 Buffalo 90, N. Illinois 73 Marshall 78, E. Michigan 59 Toledo 91, Cent. Michigan 8B Mid-Continent Conference Semifinals Ind.-Pur.-lndpls. 68. Chicago St. 47 Valparaiso 90. UMKC 78 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference First Round Morgan St. 60, Howard 59 Norfolk St. 58. N. Carolina A&T 43 Southland Conference First Round SE Louisiana 72, Northwestern SI. 64 Stephen F.Austin 85, Sam Houston St. 53 Texas-Arlington 77, Louisiana-Monroe G2 Texas-San Antonio 78. Texas St. 73 Sun Belt Conference Semifinals Louisiana-Lafayette 70. Middle Tennessee 66 New Orleans 80. Ark.-Little Rock 60 IS COMING! Play your picks in the NCAA Men's National Basketball Championships and Win a *250 gift certificate to the particpating merchant sponsor of your choice ^^••^^•^^^ __^^^_.|^^___ for the entry form Monday., March 15 and Tuesday, March 16 Advertisers call now to sign up! 468-0123 Advertising Deadline is Wednesday, March 10th. The Ukiah DAII; 'URNAL Lost Coast Employees of the Ukiah Daily Journal and their families are not eligible to enter Motorcycles of Ukiah L.L.C. (707)462-5160 1125 S. State Street, Ukiah •Finance oiler available on the Yamaha card, subject to credit approval. February 6, 2004 • May 31, 2004. good on any new 2004 (or now priur year) Yamaha Motorcycle, ATV, and Scooter. Reduced Rale 3.9% APR effective on these purchases for 24 monlhs I your account is kupt currant, Thereafter a Standard Rale 9.99%, 13.99%, or 21.99% APR will apply. For Accounts not kept current, the Default Rate 24.99% AF'H will be appliud to all balances. Minimum Finance Charge $1.00. 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