By The Bakersfield Californian
11U travel team seeking players for 2012-13 season. Call (661) 487-9331, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fencing camp at Centre Stage studio starting July 16. Deadline for early registration is July 9. Beginners are welcome, ages 8-80. Call Dan (661) 588-0297. There will be no fencing July 4.
Jack Frost begins the 2012 Season July 23. Plenty of time to sign up. Call Coach Jim at (805) 829-4473.
19th annual Santa Maria Valley Men's Amateur Golf Championship, July 28-29. 36 holes stroke play with a scratch flight and two handicap flights. Entry fee: $175, includes green fees, carts on Sunday, range balls, tee prize, closest-to-the-hole on all par 3s, meals, and up to $8,000 in prizes. Call Rancho Maria Golf Club (805) 937-2019 or visit ranchomariagolf.com
Think you can hit a top-level softball pitcher? If you have an extra $20, you can take your chances Saturday against former Centennial High, UCLA and USA pitcher Megan Langenfeld, who is helping to raise money for the Legacy 14U softball team, which earned a berth into the ASA National tournament, July 30-Aug. 5 in Sioux Falls, S.D., and is raising money for travel expenses. $20 will get you 10 swings against Langenfeld. Hit the fence and you get your $20 back. Hit a home run, and get your $20 back, plus an extra $20. The fundraiser will start at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the BC softball field. For more information, call Kelly Olson at (661) 978-5068. The Legacy qualified for nationals by going 4-2 in a Central California Qualifying tournament over Father's Day Weekend.
2nd annual Swing 4 Education Co-ed softball tournament July 22 at Beach Park. Six guys, 4 girls $250, plus six new school supplies per team. First place gets paid entry in JRob Tourney. Call Carlos (661) 817-0684 or Bubba (661) 703-0204 or email email@example.com to enter or for info.
Bakersfield Nitro 18U is currently seeking an outfielder/utility player. Please contact (661) 204-4543 for more information.
Golden Volleyball Camp for incoming freshmen, and also eighth-graders and younger, July 31-Aug. 3, noon-3 p.m. at Centennial High gym. $125 per player. Make checks payable to Golden Volleyball Camp, c/o Brooke Roberts, 9508 Durand Oak Ct., Bakersfield CA 93311. For more information, call (661) 204-7444 or 588-8601, ext. 63074
Club Jamba summer camps, 4450A California Ave.
Grades 2-5, Session 2: July 16-19, 9-11:30 a.m.
Grades 6-8, Session 2: July 16-19, 1-3:30 p.m.
Grades 9-12 advanced skills: July 17 and 19, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Cost: $100/player per session
For more information: Candice Lancaster (661) 703-3050
Andrew Ariey won the "Rock to Pier" 10K run in Morrow Beach. His time was 30.10. He came in first out of 900 competiters. He was just 1 minute off the record set by Olympian Billy Nelson.