Community sports briefs – The Mercury News

Quito fall ball

The Quito Little League is holding fall ball registration for boys and girls ages 5-14. There are no boundary restrictions, for all players are eligible. The cost of $150 includes a cap and jersey. Practices begin the week of Aug. 28 and games will run from Sept. 10 through Nov. 12 (dates are approximate). For more information, visit https://leagueathletics.com/Default.asp?org=quitoll.

Hoop games

Collin Hill and Dylan Johnston of Leigh, Jarrett Powers of Branham, Jonathan Ling of Lynbrook, Rilizza Isla of Cupertino and Shivalika Chavan of Monta Vista will be among the local basketball players who will participate in the North-South All-American All-Star Games for boys and girls set for June 24 at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds. For more information, visit http://worldgamesxiii.weebly. com/all-star-game.html.

Polar Bears

The Polar Bears are looking for swimmers of all ages and ability levels to join their youth swimming teams. Practices and tryouts are held at the Los Gatos High School pool. For more information, contact head coach Nick Jufiar at gatocoach@gmail.com or 408-833-2566.

Running club

The Los Gatos Running Club begins its 27th year with informal workouts on Tuesdays at 6 a.m. and on Saturdays at 6:50 a.m. at the Los Gatos High School track and on Sundays at 8 p.m. at Athletic Performance, 55 W. Main St. in Los Gatos, for trail run workouts. An introduction to track program will be held Sundays at 3 p.m. on the Los Gatos High track for children ages 6-12. For more information, call coach Willie Harmatz at 408-354-7365.

WV soccer

The West Valley Youth Soccer League invites boys and girls ages 7-18 to train with a competitive soccer team during the month of May. There is no participation fee. Sign up at wvysl.org/home/14176/train-for-a-week.

Giants fireworks

The San Jose Giants will hold a series of fireworks displays during the 2017 California League baseball season at San Jose Municipal Stadium. Dates for games that will also include fireworks include the Fourth of July, and Fridays, June 2 and 16, July 7 and 21, Aug. 4, 18 and 25, and Saturdays, July 22 and Aug. 5.

Soccer camp

Nike Soccer Camps and Player ONE Soccer will host summer camps for players ages 5-16 of all skill levels on June 12-16, 19-23 and 26-30 at Saratoga High School. Ben Maxwell, soccer coach at Saratoga High, is the camp director. For more information, visit www.ussportscamps.com or call 1-800-NIKE-CAMP.

Sports camp

Branham High School will host a sports camp for fifth through ninth graders (incoming freshmen) on June 12-16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. each day, under the direction of Branham track and field coach Joshua Lagod. The cost of the camp is $125 per athlete. Snacks will be provided (not lunches). Visit branhamsportscamps.com. For more information, e-mail coachlagodbhs@gmail.com.

Prospect hockey

The Prospect High School field hockey camp for incoming 5th through 9th graders will be held July 17-21, 9 a.m.-noon, on the Prospect campus. The cost is $125 per player. For registration forms and other information, visit prospect.cuhsd.org.

Soccer camps

Los Gatos High School soccer coach Rusty Millard will host the annual Summer Soccer Camp series in July for boys and girls ages 5-18 of all ability levels. Camps will be held July 10-14, 17-21 and 24-28, 9 a.m.-noon each day on the turf fields at Los Gatos High. Millard and his coaching staff will direct the camps, and the fee is $200 per player. Proceeds support Los Gatos High soccer programs. Visit losgatossocceracademy.com.

Hoopstarz

The Hoopstarz basketball summer camps for players ages 5-14 runs June 12 through Aug. 18 at Bay Club Courtside, 14675 S. Winchester Blvd. in Los Gatos. For more information, visit HoopStarzBasketball.com or contact coach Adam Dallas at 408-384-8570.

Bound Camp

The 27th annual Bound Basketball Camp will be held on June 19-23 and June 26-30 at Monta Vista High School and July 10-14 and July 17-21 at Lynbrook, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The camps are open to boys and girls ages 8-16 of all ability levels and focus on basketball fundamentals. The cost is $245 per player. Contact Scott Stevens at 408-636-8679 or scottie.stevens@gmail.com. Register at basketballbound.weebly.com.

Del Mar hockey

The 18th annual Del Mar field hockey camp for beginning players in grades 1-9 will be held on June 26-29, 9 a.m.-noon each day, at Del Mar High School. The camp is open to boys and girls and the cost is $70 per player. Equipment will be provided. For more information, contact Del Mar coaches Gene Sampson or Stacey Chase at 408-691-0263 or staceymchase@gmail.com. Register at www.delmarfieldhockey.com.

Tennis camps

Todd Dissly Athletics will hold summer tennis camps for boys and girls ages 5-14 beginning in June and running through the end of July at various locations in Los Gatos and San Jose. For more information, visit tda.tennis.

Cats Camps

The annual Los Gatos High School Basketball camps will return to the local high school on June 12-16, 19-23 and 26-30 and July 10-14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. Camps are for boys and girls entering grades 4-8 and the cost is $300 per week. Camps will be held in the school’s main gym with instruction from Los Gatos High coaches, and each player receives a camp T-shirt. For more information, contact boys varsity coach Nick Ward at 3nward@gmail.com or coach Toby Fisher at fishertoby5@gmail.com.

Baseball camp

The Top Flight Elite Baseball summer camps for boys and girls ages 7-12 will be held weekly from June 26 through July 31 on the diamond at Los Gatos High School. The camps feature baseball instruction beginning at 9 a.m., lunch at noon and recreational activities from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. For fees and more information visit topflightelitebaseball.com.

Soccer camps

The West Valley Youth Soccer League is holding summer soccer camps for boys and girls ages 3-11. Visit wvysl.org/home/recreation/summer for more information.

Volleyball camp

The United States Youth Volleyball League will hold a summer camp for boys and girls ages 7-15 on July 10-12 at Butcher Park in San Jose. The cost is $100 and the camp runs three hours each day. For more information, email info@usyvl.org or call 888-988-7985.

Volleyball camp

The United States Youth Volleyball League will hold a summer camp for boys and girls ages 7-15 on July 17-19 at Oak Meadow Park in Los Gatos. The cost is $100 and the camp runs three hours each day. For more information, email info@usyvl.org or call 888-988-7985.

WG volleyball camp

The Willow Glen High School summer volleyball camp for boys and girls ages 5-13 (as well as incoming freshmen) will be held June 26-29, 8:30 a.m.-noon each day, at the high school. Willow Glen girls coach Thao Pham and her players will lead the all-skills camp. The cost of $175 per player include a camp T-shirt. For more information, email Pham at tnpham@sjusd.org.

Giants camps

The San Jose Giants will hold their 11th annual summer camps for youth on June 12-15 and July 17-20 at San Jose Municipal Stadium. Camps are open to boys and girls ages 7-14 and sessions run 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. The cost is $315 per player. On the last day of each camp participants are invited to attend a 7 p.m. San Jose Giants game. For more information visit sjgiants.com or call 408-297-1435.

Soccer clinics

The West Valley United Youth Soccer League is holding free training clinics and practice sessions for boys (born in 2005 and 2006) interested in playing in the competitive league. Drop-in sessions will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Latimer Elementary School, 4250 Latimer Ave. in San Jose. Email wvyslunited@gmail.com or visit wvysl.org/home for more information.

Eagles tryouts

The West Valley Eagles, soccer teams for boys born in 2003 and 2004, are looking for players for the spring season. Teams compete in the bronze and copper levels. For tryout information, email wveagles03@gmail.com.

Contact sports

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