Sports Scene: May 27, 2014

By From page A7 | May 28, 2014

Junior Tennis Clinic
The 28th Annual Hangtown Junior Tennis Clinic, sponsored by the Hangtown Women’s Tennis Club, is June 9-13 at Ponderosa High for kids age 12-18. Clinic Director is Martha Downing, a certified tennis pro and former Director of Tennis ar Millennium Sports Club. High Intermediate to Advanced are 8:30-10 a.m. and Beginners to Low Intermediates are 10-11:30 a.m. Cost is $30 for the week and $20 for second child. Send checks, payable to Hangtown Women’s Tennis Club, to Martha Downing at 4580 Barnett Ranch Rd, Shingle Springs, 95682. Deadline to register and mail checks is June 4. Racquets and ball are provided; please bring your own water. For questions, call Martha at 530-677-5318 or email her at [email protected]

Football camp
The 19th annual West Coast Youth Football Camp, sponsored by West Coast Youth Football, runs from Monday, June 16 to Wednesday, June 18 at Oak Ridge High’s football field. The camp is for kids 6 to 14 years old. Former Oak Ridge football coaches Mark Watson and Chris Jones will host the camp, along with selected high school coaches and players. The football camp is for beginners and seasoned veteran youth players, stressing offensive and defensive individual techniques. Youth new to the contact football camp can experience the game before committing to a youth program. The camp is detailed with individual instruction and comprehensive drills to enhance a players’ confidence. Campers move from non-contact to full-contact drills in a gradual progression that culminates on the final day with a live team scrimmage. For more information and registration, visit

Quarterback school
West Coast Youth Football will be holding a quarterback school that will teach the fundamentals to youth football players interested in playing the position at Oak Ridge High on Friday, June 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 28 from 8 to 11 a.m. Seven Division scholarship quarterbacks have attended this school as a youth football player. Former Oak Ridge head football coaches Chris Jones and Mark Watson will bring each quarterback to the next level. The cost is $149. The school is limited to 24 participants. For more information and registration, visit

Advanced passing and receiving school 
West Coast Youth Football is having an advanced passing and receiving school at Oak Ridge HIgh from Monday, July 7 to Wednesday, July 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. This school will group players by age, grade, experience and ability. Players from the same team — playing together on the same youth team — will work together during group and team periods of practice. There have been 19 Division I scholarship players who have attended this school. The cost is $125. For more information and registration, visit

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