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The Vintage High School Athletic Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the 2018 class through April 30.

The Hall of Fame is now in its sixth year.

Individuals may be nominated in one of the three following categories: athlete, coach, or special/other.

To be eligible for induction as an athlete, an individual must have graduated from Vintage High in 2003 or earlier, participated in at least one interscholastic sport at a varsity level while a student at Vintage High, and lived an adult life that did not discredit the school or the community.

To be eligible for induction as a coach, an individual must have coached at least one interscholastic team at Vintage High, been employed by or contributed services to Vintage High for at least five years and no longer be a coach at VHS, and lived an adult life that did not discredit the school or the community.

To be eligible for induction in the special/other category, an individual must have participated in an activity that brought honor or positive recognition to the athletic department at Vintage High, contributed in some substantial and significant way to the improvement of the Vintage High Athletic program, and lived an adult life that did not discredit the school or the community.

The nomination form can be downloaded from The cost per nomination is $25. Checks are to be made payable to Vintage High School Athletic Hall of Fame Foundation. The deadline to submit nominations is April 30.

Nominations are to be mailed to Vintage High School, 1375 Trower Ave., Napa, CA 94558, Attention: Vintage High Athletic Hall of Fame.

The Crushers’ Hall of Fame football game is on Sept. 7. The Hall of Fame banquet, honoring the newest class of inductees, is Sept. 8 at the Elks Lodge of Napa.

For more information, call Doug Messner, president of the Hall of Fame committee, at 251-9560.


Kirk Kirkpatrick is the guest of the KVON “SportsVine” Saturday.

The hour-long show, hosted by Duey Green and Charles Kennedy, starts at 9 a.m. on KVON-1440 AM.

The show is re-aired the following Wednesday at 9 a.m. each week on KVON.


The KNBR/Giants FanFest is Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at AT&T Park. There is free admission.

FanFest allows fans to get player autographs, walk or play catch on the field, take photos with the World Series trophies, take a self-guided tour of the Giants’ clubhouse, and visit the Giants memorabilia displays, the team said in a press release.

Scheduled to participate are Bruce Bochy, Buster Posey, Hunter Pence, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, Joe Panik, Evan Longoria, Andrew McCutchen, Jeff Samardzija, Johnny Cueto and Mark Melancon.


The 2018 Amgen Tour of California, offering men’s and women’s cycling races, is in May.

The men’s race has seven stages and goes from May 13-19. It covers 645 miles and begins in Long Beach and ends in Sacramento.

The women’s race, covering 187 miles over three stages, is May 17-19.

For more information, go to

Email Napa Valley Register Executive Sports Editor Marty James at, follow him on Twitter at @marty_nvr, or call 256-2223.