Hall of Fame tickets, Sonoma Raceway, senior project, BGCSV, Babe Ruth, girls hoops, bocce
SONOMA VALLEY HIGH School’s 2013 Dragon Hall of Fame takes place on Saturday, May 11, on Hanna Boys Center’s Arnold Drive campus, and tickets for the annual event are currently on sale. To order tickets, mail a check – indicating how many of each type of ticket requested – with a self-addressed stamped envelope to Dragon Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 1524, Sonoma, CA 95476. For more information, or to make donations to the Dragon Hall of Fame, call Bob Kruljac at 483-1856.
SONOMA RACEWAY’S POPULAR “Drag and Drift” program, which includes both the Wednesday Night Drags and the motorsport of drifting, has begun its 25th season in the Valley and will be held every Wednesday evening through Nov. 13. Also, ticket packages for Sonoma Raceway’s 2013 Big O Tires racing season are currently available for purchase, with the best ticket package again being the Track Pass. To purchase the Track Pass, tickets and other ticket packages or for more details, including costs, on the “Drag and Drift,” call 800-870-RACE (7223), visit racesonoma.com or ticketmaster.com. Camping is also available for all major events.
SONOMA VALLEY HIGH School senior baseball players Jonah Son and Brennan Cole have combined their senior project efforts into a one-day home run derby event for all ages taking place on Saturday, March 30, at Arnold Field – funds raised go to improvements and restoration of Arnold Field, and for the Dragons’ baseball program. Ages 6-to-12-years-old will attempt to homer out of the infield from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; ages 13-to-18 make their home-run attempts from 3 to 5 p.m.; and ages 18-and-over will swing away from 5 to 8 p.m. (under the lights). The cost is $5 for eight swings (6-to-18-year-olds) and $10 for 10 swings (18-years-old-and-over), and the fundraising event will also include prizes, a raffle and a barbecue. For more information about the Home Run Derby, contact Son at 307-3775, Cole at 337-1543, or email at email@example.com.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS Sonoma Valley will hold two sign-up sessions for girls’ volleyball in grades three through eight at the Maxwell Clubhouse from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, March 23 and April 6. The season runs from mid-May to mid-July, with two leagues – third-through-fifth-grades and sixth-through-eighth-grades. For costs or more details, call athletic director Dwayne Kilgore at 938-8544, ext. 112; or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
SONOMA VALLEY BABE Ruth Baseball Association is still accepting player sign-ups and letters of intent to coach. To register as a player for the 2013 season, call Mario Alioto at 318-6945 and make an appointment. To manage or coach, send a resumé of coaching experience to S.V.B.R., P.O. Box 2113, Sonoma, CA 95476. For more details visit eteamz.com/SVBR.
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.
SONOMA BOCCE BALL Association is taking sign-ups for new and existing members wanting to play in 2013. To register, checks made out to Bocce Sonoma can be mailed to Ginette Cary, 364 Las Casitas Court, Sonoma, CA 95476. For more details call (Ginette) 935-3337 or (John) 938-2101.