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Final crack at Babe Ruth registration Thursday

Tribune staff reports

Ballplayers get their final crack at signing up for the South Tahoe Babe Ruth season Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd.

New players to the league must bring their birth certificate to registratiion.

Tryouts for new players are March 22 and 27 at South Tahoe High School.

All new prospective managers must submit a letter of application to South Tahoe Babe Ruth: Dru Blair, secretary of Babe Ruth, P.O. Box 612046, South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96152.

Football coaches needed

Coaches are needed for the 2003 South Tahoe Pop Warner League season.

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South Lake Tahoe can field as many as five teams in divisions for children ages 7 to 15.

All coaches must submit and pass a criminal background check. Candidates can pick up an application at the league’s monthly board meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center.

Applications are due by April 1 and the season begins Aug. 1.

If you are interested in becoming a coach, please phone board president Lynn Ervin at (530) 541-5600.

Registration extended for youth basketball tournament

Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department has extended registration for the Tahoe Basin Championships Youth Basketball Tournament through Friday.

The tournament for fourth- through sixth-grade boys and sixth-grade girls is March 8-9 at Kahle Community Center. Divisions offered are fourth-grade boys, fifth-grade boys, sixth-grade boys and sixth-grade girls.

Teams must be formed from students at the same school and the cost is $95 per team.

Teams are guaranteed a minimum of two games.

For more information, phone Traci Dill at (775) 586-7271.

Little League sign-ups continue

Sign-ups continue Thursday for the upcoming South Tahoe National Little League 2003 season.

Registration is from 6 to 8 p.m. at Al Tahoe Elementary School.

Children ages 5 to 12 are eligible for one division, including T-ball, farm, minors and majors. All players, including returning players, must bring their birth certificate to registration. Players must turn 5 by Aug. 1, 2003 and must not turn 13 before Aug. 1, 2003.

Tryouts for majors and minor “A” are scheduled for March 19 and 26 from 6-9 p.m. at Whittell High School and March 23 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. at South Tahoe High School.

The cost is $89 per player for majors and minors and $80 per player for farm and T-ball.

Parents can also register their children March 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kahle Community Center.

For more information, phone Michael Blank at (530) 544-5741 or Patti Stuck at (530) 577-8819.

Water polo class canceled

A new class on water polo was going to be offered this year at Lake Tahoe Community College, but has since been canceled due to severe budget cuts.

Tracy Rasmussen, who was to teach the class, said “hopefully next year” the class can begin. It would be the first of its kind at the community college.

“Because of the budget cuts we’re not going to have it,” she said. “They’ll be cutting a lot of classes this year.”

Women’s golf club accepting players

Carson Valley Women’s Golf Club begins its season of Wednesday outings at 8:30 a.m. April 2.

Women interested in joining are asked to call the Carson Valley Golf Course at (775) 265-3138 and register to play that day. Membership dues are $40 and forms are available at the golf course, located at 1027 Riverview Drive, in the Gardnerville Ranchos.