By The Bakersfield Californian
This week's community sports announcements and accomplishments:
Blue Thunder club team seeking players to start playing at a higher level. Contact Mike Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (661) 378-4727.
Bakersfield Rockets 12U travel team seeking players. Contact Josh Langley (661) 747-1925.
8U club baseball team looking for players to start competing at a high level. Contact Mike Hughes at email@example.com or call (661) 378-4727 for more info.
The Bakersfield Rockets 12U Travel Team is looking to add a few players to its roster. We are a competitive team that travels for tournaments as well as play locally. For more information contact Josh Langley (661) 747-1925.
The annual Senior High School Baseball All-Star Challenge is Saturday night at Bakersfield College. Some of Bakersfield's top seniors will take on a team from the Central California Coast. Game time is 7:15. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for high school students and children 13-under free. The game is sponsored by the Light Brigade, a non-profit organization for the benefit of youth baseball in Kern County. Call 706-3775 for more info.
5th annual Roger Gunning Memorial Tournament, June 19, at Bakersfield Country Club. Longtime major league pitcher Charlie Hough will be the special guest. Lunch, dinner, raffle, live auction. Four-man team: $700; individual $175. Proceeds benefit the Light Brigade, a non-profit organization for the benefit of youth baseball in Kern County. For more information, call (661) 706-3775.
Mamba Basketball AAU travel team is looking for some 5th and 6th grade boys who may be interested in club basketball. Please call Coach Paul Chavez at (661) 204-7468 for more information.
Mamba Basketball AAU girls travel team is looking for a few experienced high school girls looking to improve their fundamentals and compete at the U17 level. Please contact Coach Paul Chavez (661) 204-7468 for more information.
Bakersfield Venom 14U team seeking players. Contact Rose at (661) 303-5934.