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Sports Capsule: KVON to air Little League title game on radio
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Sports Capsule: KVON to air Little League title game on radio

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Carpet One, a Napa Little League Minor-A Division baseball team

Members of Carpet One, a Napa Little League Minor-A Division baseball team, pose after defeating Keller Family Real Estate for the Napa American title Tuesday night at Garfield Park’s Cardwell Field. They are, back row from left, Coach Brad Jameson, Jesse Jinks, Hayden Dragoo, William Barrett, Eli Lord, Coach Tanner Bushby, Coach Brett Wedding, front row, Lucas Wedding, Vincenzo Fradella, Preston Jameson, Landon Houle, Cole Snyder, Brayden Bushby and Teddy Wenzel. Carpet One will play at 1 p.m. Saturday for the championship against Wyman Property Management, which beat Dub's Sports in Wednesday night’s losers-bracket final.

KVON Radio 1440 AM will broadcast the Napa Little League City Championship baseball game this Saturday, June 19, according to KVON Sports Director Ira Smith.

Air-time will be 12:45 p.m., with rebroadcasts on Monday and Wednesday at 6 p.m. Dino Alessio will assist Smith with the broadcast.

Tony Macias will engineer his final game for KVON Sports. “He has done a great job the past couple years for KVON, and we wish him well as he will be continuing his education this fall,” Smith said.

Smith said the next play-by-play sports broadcast on KVON will likely be when the high school football season opens in late August.

Justin-Siena needs head coaches for girls golf, softball

Justin-Siena High seeks to hire head coaches for girls golf and softball for the 2021-2022 school year. The girls golf program runs from August through October, and the softball program from February to June. The school competes in the Vine Valley Athletic League and North Coast Section.

Each position is part-time and comes with a competitive stipend. Some consideration for a full-time position may be determined based on qualification. Head coaches report directly to the Director of Athletics.

The successful candidate for each position must have a commitment to building a loving, inclusive community and to developing holistic growth in student-athletes, and articulate a vision for a successful program that aligns with the core principles of a Lasallian school. The head coach leads the program in all phases, including practice planning, conditioning, strategy and tactics, directing the staff and assistant coaches, scheduling, and budget oversight, and embraces the responsibility of being a positive role model/mentor for students and as a representative of Justin-Siena.

Preferred qualifications are three or more years of successful coaching experience, a bachelor’s degree, an understanding of CIF bylaws and guidelines, a demonstrated ability to lead others, and effective communication and organizational skills.

The selected candidate must pass a pre-employment background check. Justin-Siena is an AA/EO/Title IX Employer. School policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, gender, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state laws.

To apply for either position, email a letter of interest, resume, contact information for three references, a statement of coaching philosophy, and employment application (found in the Employment section of the Justin-Siena website at justin-siena.org) to the Assistant for Student Services, Mrs. Debbie Skillings, at dskillings@justin-siena.org.

Visit justin-siena.org or contact Athletic Director George Nessman at gnessman@justin-siena.org for more information. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will be open until filled.

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