Crab feed, baseball, HOF, Field of Dreams, rugby, hoops, bocce, pétanque
SONOMA VALLEY HIGH School Booster Club’s major fundraiser for sports, arts and other extracurricular programs – the annual “Super Bowl of Crab Feeds” – is back after a one-year hiatus as a “friendraiser” titled the “Down ‘n’ Dirty Crab Feed,” which will take place from 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Feb. 1, at the Moose Lodge, 20580 Broadway. Tickets for the benefit dinner and dance, with music by the Scallywags Band, are currently on sale and cost $45 a person, or $10 for dance-only admission. There are 250 tickets available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and can be purchased online at sonomavalleyhigh.org or calling Veronica Brooks at 235-4150.
SONOMA VALLEY BABE Ruth Baseball Association will hold registration for all players 13-to-15-years-old on or before April 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room at Arnold Field, 250 First St. W., on Monday and Wednesday, Feb. 4 and 6; and from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 9. Any new player to Babe Ruth must furnish an original-sealed birth certificate, which will be inspected and returned. Cost for the 2013 season is $165 a player, and the league also requires a second a family volunteer check for $100, which will be refunded after a snack-bar shift is worked. SVBR is still accepting letters of intent, including a resumé of coaching experience, to manage or coach during the 2012 season, and should forward letters to S.V.B.R., P.O. Box 2113, Sonoma, CA 95476. For more information about Babe Ruth baseball, visit the SVBR website at eteamz.com/SVBR.
SONOMA LITTLE LEAGUE continues its online registration – costs are $105 a player and $65 for siblings, with a $100 volunteer deposit – at sonomalittleleague.com.
SONOMA VALLEY HIGH School’s alumni committee organizing the 2013 Dragon Hall of Fame event, taking place Saturday, May 11, at Hanna Boys Center’s new facility on its Arnold Drive campus, needs help with its search for members of the Sonoma girls’ 1978 and ’79 cross country championship teams. Anyone with contact information, as well as Dragon Hall of Fame ticket details, or to make donations can call SVHS alumnus Bob Kruljac at 483-1856.
SONOMA VALLEY’S FIELD of Dreams will hold its annual users meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Round Table Pizza, 201 W. Napa St. This is a mandatory scheduling meeting for Valley sports groups interested in using the Field of Dreams in 2013 and all users must bring their projected hours. For more details, call Fred Fegan at 938-2392.
NAPA STORMERS RUGBY Club, registered with the NCYRA under USA Rugby, is open to high school players from both the Napa and Sonoma valleys. Practice sessions are currently underway, with games being played in February and March. Anyone interested in joining or for more details can call Barend Venter at 266-4354.
NORCAL ACADEMY BASKETBALL for girls in fifth-through-11th grades will hold skill development sessions twice a week beginning March 12, and running through May 16, with tryouts for a competitive traveling team also being held. To register or for more details, visit thenorcalacademy.org.
BOTH THE SONOMA Bocce Ball Association and the Valley of the Moon Pétanque Club are accepting new members for the 2013 season. Anyone wanting to join the SBBA or for more details call (John) 938-2101 or (Ginette) 935-3337. To join the VOMPC or for more details call 343-9465 or visit vompc.org.