Save Our Sports, VOM Trap Club, Babe Ruth, NorCal girls hoops, bocce, Hall of Fame
SAVE OUR SPORTS, in partnership with Sonoma Valley Education Foundation, will hold a “Mardi Gras Cajun Boil” fundraiser, to raise money to keep sports programs at the Valley’s Adele Harrison and Altimira middle schools, on Saturday, March 9, at the Sonoma Valley Veterans Memorial Building. Doors open for the 21-years-and-old-and-older event at 6, with a no-host bar featuring hurricane cocktails, and dinner, with wine, taking place at 7 p.m., and will also include a raffle, a silent auction, a dice bar and live music provided by Backtrax. Donation tickets cost $45 a person or $50 at the door. For tickets, send checks made payable to SVEF, to P.O. Box 752, Sonoma, CA 95476. Tickets are also available at both Adele and Altimira’s main offices. For more details call Chickie Vella at 938-3232 or Stacey Ellis-Schoeningh at 227-6285.
VALLEY OF THE Moon Trap Club will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef shoot on Sunday, March 10, starting at 9 a.m. at the club’s South Burndale Road site. Tickets are $5 a round, with five-person squads – signing up at 8:30 a.m. – and a bonus “Annie Oakley Shoot-off,” with a winner-takes-half-cash prize being offered. Lunch is available for $8 and everyone is welcome. Eye and ear protection is mandatory. For more details, call Charlie Marino at 933-9536 or visit Vomtc.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 are taking sign-ups through March 3, and 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.
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, or for Dragon Hall of Fame ticket details, or to make donations call SVHS alumnus Bob Kruljac at 483-1856.