By The Bakersfield Californian
Kern County Officials Association is seeking baseball umpires for the high school baseball season beginning in February. The first meeting is Wednesday (Jan. 23) at 6:30 p.m. at Liberty High. For information, contact Rich Vieyra (661) 205-8331.
AMF Kids Fest, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 26), AMF Southwest Lanes (3610 Wible Rd). Open to all kids. One hour of free bowling, rental shoes included. $1 Hot dogs, $1 small sodas. Information available on AMF Youth league that starts Feb. 2. Call James or Lorrie (661) 834-2695.
Youth tackle football
Jack Frost League early sign-ups 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 2 at Saunders Park. Players entering grades 6 through 8 at the start of the 2013 school year are eligible. Registration fee is $150. Contact: Coach Jeff (661) 303-1663.
Bakersfield Amateur Softball Association Girls League signups for spring session are set for 6-8 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 23) at the BASA fields (Rosedale North Park, 3635 Jewetta Ave., Bakersfield, 93312). Fees are $100 for the 6U division and $135 for 8U, 10U, 12U, 15U divisions. Girls playing in 10U, 12U, 15U division must be rated on their hitting, fielding and throwing skills. Girls intending to pitch or catch must also be rated for those skills. Please make sure the player is present when registering, dressed in appropriate attire and have her bring equipment such as glove, helmet, bat. Additional information at leaguelineup.com/basa) and/or email one of the staff listed there.
Bakersfield Racquet Club is offering a six-week beginner' tennis instruction course called Life Time Tennis, from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Course starts this week. Cost is $60. Call (661) 325-8652.
National Junior Basketball
Boys Division 1
Knicks 51, Heat 44 (Driesen 14)
Lakers 56, Bulls 35 (Stapp 21, Crowley 19, Hill 11)
Kings 37, Clippers 24 (Figures 12)
Spurs 59, Mavericks 44 (Alciade 26, Barnett16)
Boys Division 2
Thunder 52, Clippers 28 (Sakowski 6, Madden 6)
Bulls 41, Heat 26 (Cameron 9)
Boys Division 3
Mavericks 42, Spurs 35 (Pilley 11)
Bulls 52, Heat 19 (Moreno 16, Marantos 15, Kaiser 12)
Clippers 32, Thunder 18 (Phillips 8)
Girls Division 3
Sparks 23, Storm 11 (Herron 10)
Mercury 20, Comets 17 (Maples 6)