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Joe DiMaggio Baseball signups April 28

Tryouts for Napa Valley Joe DiMaggio Baseball will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at Dub’s Sports, 3259 California Blvd., in Napa. Signups will also be taken at the tryouts, which will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Justin-Siena High School.

Napa has one team that will play about 25 games in the competitive summer league, which was founded in 1972. Players cannot be 20 years old before Aug. 1, 2019.

Each player should bring a copy of his birth certificate and $300 to sign-up. Those under the age of 18 will need a parent’s signature.

Those not selected will be given a full refund. All returning players must sign up. Games begin after Memorial Day weekend and will culminate with the state tournament in late July or early August. Games are usually played on Wednesdays with three games on the weekends.

Half of the games will be at home, and played at the Veterans Home of California’s Cleve Borman Field in Yountville or at Justin-Siena. Other teams include Lake County, Vacaville, Sheldon, Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova and Pleasant Grove.

Napa will sponsor a 4th of July Tournament July 3-7, showcasing 16 teams from throughout the Bay Area.

Questions may be directed to Player Agent John Hagan at john.f.hagan@comcast.net or 707-328-1353, or to President Rick Romero at rick7romero@gmail.com or 707-294-0878.

Kids 4 Golf Youth Tour tees off April 13

The first tournament of the 2019 Kids 4 Golf Youth Tour is scheduled to tee off at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13 at Chardonnay Golf Club.

There will be nine tournaments in all, culminating with the 2019 Youth Tour Championship at Silverado Resort & Spa on Aug. 7.

The other tournaments will be at 2 p.m. April 27 at Cypress Lakes, at 2 p.m. May 11 at Napa Golf Course at Kennedy Park, at 2 p.m. May 18 at Paradise Valley, at 12:30 p.m. June 12 at Cypress Lakes, at 12:30 p.m. June 26 at Napa Golf Course at Kennedy Park, at 12:30 p.m. July 17 at Paradise Valley, and at 12:30 p.m. July 31 at Chardonnay.

Visit kids4golf.org for more information.

Swing for Supplies Golf Tournament May 3

The eighth annual Swing for Supplies Golf Tournament, scheduled Friday, May 3 at Eagle Vines Golf Club, will help teachers provide kids with school supplies. Registration begins at 11 a.m., followed by lunch. The shotgun scramble event starts at 12 p.m.

The entry fee of $145 includes the round of golf, lunch, golf balls, dinner, auction, reception, prizes and more.

Visit teacherresourcecenter.org to register and pay online, or mail a check payable to TRCNB to 1370 Trancas St. #195, Napa, CA 94558.

Corporate and tee sponsorships are available. For more information, call 707-815-7132.

Free football camps at Santa Rosa JC on May 4, 11

The Santa Rosa Junior College Football Academy will offer free football camps, which are available to seventh graders through seniors in high school. No experience is necessary.

The camps include all positions, including special teams.

A skills camp is May 4. Registration at 8:30 a.m. is followed by a welcome/introduction at 9 a.m., positional field work at 9:10 a.m., and a barbecue at 12 p.m.

An offensive line/defensive line camp is May 11. Registration is at 1:30 p.m. and will be followed by a welcome/introduction at 2 p.m., positional field work at 2:10 p.m., and a barbecue at 5 p.m.

Players are asked to bring cleats, running shoes and water.

The Santa Rosa JC football coaching staff consists of head coach Lenny Wagner, Vic Amick, Todd Little, Giuliano Cattaneo, Scott Tabor, Dante DePaola, Martin Tevaseu, Myron Williams, Nick Hill, Quinten McCoy, Jake Hilliard, JR Deatherage, Marcus Blackshear, Jose Salazar, Stephan Jenkins, Natu Hezchias and Mousa Hussary.

Two-day golf and wine experience May 14-15

A two-day Napa Valley golf and wine experience is May 14 and 15 at Chardonnay Golf Club.

The program includes:

* Pros 2 Go golf instruction at the practice facilities at Chardonnay Golf Club.

* Lunch in The View Bar and Grill.

* Golf at Chardonnay Golf Club each day after lunch.

* Personalized Cobra Golf club fitting using a TrackMan Golf-Launch Monitor.

* $500 retail value of Cobra credit toward a custom-fit equipment order.

* Private wine tasting experience at Falcor Winery.

David Knox (PGA) and Susan Briske (LPGA) are the Pros 2 Go instructors and club fitters.

The cost is $1,495 per person.

To register, call David Knox at (916) 533-4108.

Warriors Basketball Camp at Justin-Siena June 10-14

Session VI of the 2019 Warriors Basketball Camp is June 10-14 at Justin-Siena High School, the Golden State Warriors announced.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Warriors Basketball Camp, which will have 33 camp sessions at 23 Bay Area locations this summer. Registration for all general summer camp sessions and special overnight sessions is available at Warriors.com/camps.

Over the last 20 years, over 250 guest appearances have been made by Warriors players and coaches at various camps sessions.

Attendance in Warriors Basketball Camp has topped over 4,000 boys and girls in each of the last two summers.

General sessions focus on individual skill development, the importance of fundamentals and the development of a healthy team attitude for boys and girls, ages 7-15, of all skill levels and abilities.

For complete details on Warriors Basketball Camp and to sign-up online, visit warriors.com/camps or call (510) 986-5310.

Casual Tennis Napa plays three days a week

Connect with other tennis players casually, just for the fun of it. Casual Tennis Napa meets Tuesday mornings, Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings, weather permitting. For the current meeting time and location, check Casual Tennis Napa on Facebook or email casualtennisnapa@comcast.net.

Napa SIR plays golf weekly at local courses

Along with bocce, bike riding and camping, Napa SIR (Sons in Retirement) Branch 149 offers weekly golf weekly at local courses. Contact Larry Yost, the director of golf for Area 7 SIRs, at (707) 492-6078 or lyost48@aol.com for additional information.

Napa City Golf Group taking signups

The Napa City Golf Group is accepting new members for 2019. The group has been in existence since 1968 and plays monthly tournaments at a variety of courses.

All play levels are welcome to enjoy some lightly competitive fun. Annual dues are $65, with $19 rates for juniors. Courses played last year included Silverado Resort and Spa, Rancho Solano Golf Course, Eagle Vines Golf Club, Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento, and one in Carson City.

Contact Cory Roche at three-putts@att.net for more information, or send fees to P.O. Box 3704, Napa, CA 94558.

Napa Valley Swim Team taking signups

The Napa Valley Swim Team is currently accepting new members for its year-round program—swimmers of all ages and ability levels, competitive and noncompetitive. The club is offering an introductory special for the summer. From May 1 through July, monthly dues will be half off for new members, with a further discount for swimmers registering for the entire three months; the first week of August will be free of charge. The offer excludes the Tadpole program.

The club will hold open placement evaluations and registration for new swimmers from 5 to 6 p.m. April 26 at the Napa Valley College pool. For more information or to arrange a placement evaluation on another date, email napavalleyswim@yahoo.com or call 257-7946. The NVSTis a nonprofit USA Swimming team and has existed for over 60 years. Visit its pages on Facebook and Instagram or at napavalleyswim.com for more information.

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