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Jerry Budrick
08/07/2014 1:27 PM

Amador Tennis Club Junior Team Tennis registration open

Registration is open for Amador Tennis Club’s Fall Junior Team Tennis. Boys and girls ages 7 to 14 play on co-ed teams in three ability levels: beginning, intermediate and advanced. No experience is necessary, and novices are welcome. League matches will run six consecutive Sundays, from Sept. 28 to Nov. 2, and each team will have one practice per week, starting in early-to-mid-September. Cost is $70 for the first child, $45 for the second child, and $10 for the third child (max of $125 per household). Fee includes junior USTA membership, T-shirt, season-end party and awards. Print an application at Registrations must be received by Aug. 23. Register early — space is limited. Preference may be given to those who register first. If you have questions, contact league director Dan Klement, at 257-1950, or email to

CRAZY EI8HTS third & final Trail Run August 24

The 3rd annual CRAZY EI8HTS Trail Run Series stages its final run of the year on August 24, at Lake Camanche’s South Shore–Turkey Hill Trail, on Lake Camanche Rd., near Ione. The CRAZY EI8HTS trail runs were created so anyone of any ability could participate. That’s not to say there won’t be challenging terrain. Take your race events to the next level and come join us for the third and final run of this great series, with three distances to choose from. Runners will have the choice to run an 8K, an 8-mile or a trail half-marathon. For more information, call 795-7832, or visit or The fee is $40 for the race, and the Half Marathon registration is $60. For race-day registration, add $5. The parking fee is $2.50, if you ask for a trail pass, or it will $6 if you don’t. Registration includes custom T-shirt, customized CRAZY EI8HTS Barking Frog performance headwear, barbecue and a beer garden post-event (for those 21 years of age and older, only). Awards will be given to 1st place in each age group in 10-year brackets and overall men and women’s winners receive a special Pearl Izumi prize pack. To register for the CRAZY EI8HTS Trail Series, participants can download a flyer and mail it in with entry fee, or register online at

Kyle Metcalfe Benefit Golf Tournament tomorrow

Mace Meadow Golf Club will host the 9th annual Kyle Metcalfe Benefit Golf Tournament tomorrow, Saturday, Aug. 9. Check-in time is 8 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Cost is $70 per player for golf, cart and dinner until July 18 — $80 thereafter. Dinner-only tickets are $15 each. Competition will include a “Draw Poker Scramble,” with two ways to win: Low Gross Team or Best Team Poker Hand. Each wins $100. There will also be a raffle. Dinner will be served by Mother Lode Deli on the Mace Meadow patio. Hole sponsorships are available at $100 each. For details or to register, call 296-4042.

Nevaeh Hansen Benefit Golf Tournament August 23

Saturday, August 23, at 10 a.m. Entry fee is $60 for golf and barbecue following play. There will be prizes for longest drive and closest to the pin. Nevaeh is only 5 years old and is suffering from chronic renal failure, respiratory failure, liver dysfunction, epilepsy and hypertension. She is on a ventilator, heart monitor and 24-hour dialysis. Neveah’s grandfather, Dave Hansen, is a member of the Men’s Club at Mace Meadow Golf Course. He is also a volunteer at the golf course. Dave has organized this golf tournament to financially assist Nevaeh’s family with their extraordinary medical expenses. All proceeds from this golf tournament will go to her mother, April Moses, exclusively for Nevaeh’s benefit. Your participation in the Nevaeh Hansen Benefit Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 23, at Mace Meadow Golf Course would be a great help.Call the Mace Meadow Pro Shop to register for the tournament. Deadline is August 15, 2014. Questions? Call Dave Hansen, at (925) 519-2514.

West Point VFW Post 3322 Golf Tournament Sept. 20

The 18th annual West Point VFW Post 3322 will be held Saturday, Sept. 20, at Mace Meadow Golf Course. Check-in is at 8 a.m., followed by the start of a Shotgun Scramble at 9 a.m. Cost is $65 for green fees, cart and dinner (Mace Meadow yearly members pay only $35). There will be cash prizes for closest-to-the-hole for men and women. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m., at VFW Post 3322, in West Point. Dinner tickets for non-golfers are $15. A raffle will be held after dinner. Register individually or as a team on the sign-up sheet in the Pro Shop, or call Ron Garcia, at 293-4916. Help support our veterans.

The 41st annual Jug & Rose Foot Race will run September 6

Save the date, Saturday, September 6, for Giles Turner’s 41st running of his popular Jug & Rose Foot Race, which sends runners and walkers down Sutter Creek/Volcano Road from Volcano 7.7 miles down to the Lions Club Park. The Jug & Rose Foot Race raises funds to support Amador High School’s Performing Arts program. Cost for participation is $25, if entry forms are turned in by September 2. Later registration will cost $30. There will be many levels of competition, and some non-competitive ones as well. The non-competitive event begins at 7:15 a.m., followed by an open walk at 7:30 a.m., and culminating in the run that begins at 8 a.m. There will be finsh line photographs by David Tearpak Digital Productions, accompanied by donuts, coffee and other beverages. When all of the participants have finished their walks and runs, awards will be given to winners in innumerable categories, including all of the age groups, from under 12 to over 80 years of age, best (and worst) dressed, longest distance traveled and whatever else Giles comes up with this year. Entry forms are available by calling Giles, at 267-9017, or by emailing him, at gturner@amadorcoe.

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