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Auburn LL baseball, softball signups ongoing

By: Journal Sports Staff
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Registration for Auburn Little League baseball and girls fast-pitch softball has begun for players ages 6 through 18 (as of July 31, 2004). Walk-in registration will continue at the Maidu Round Table Pizza from 5 to 8 p.m. this Tuesday, Jan. 13; and at both Auburn Recreation District gyms from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17. Players can also register at tryouts, which are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 24, and Sunday, Feb. 1. The tryout date in case of rain will be Saturday, Feb. 7. Softball tryouts will be on the upper Skyridge School field from 10 a.m. to noon. Baseball tryouts will be at ARD?s Recreation and James fields from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. Junior Division softball tryouts (ages 13-16) are set for mid-March. Returning players are mailed a packet and may register by U.S. mail. New players need to bring a copy of their birth certificate when they register. Early-bird registration fees end after the last tryout. For more information, call the league?s hotline at 888-6159. Girls fast-pitch softball questions can be directed to Jim Knox at 885-2368 or Lisa Swisley at 269-1292. Pacific Pistols to hold tryouts The Pacific Pistols basketball club will hold tryouts for their 11-and-under team on Sunday, Feb. 8, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at Placer High in Auburn. There will be a $1 charge for each player to offset the cost of gym rental. To be eligible, a girl must have been age 11 or younger on Jan. 1, 2004. The 10-and-under team is still in the planning phase, so no tryout dates has been set. For more information, visit www.pacificpistols.org or call Phil Hermanson at (530) 885-7193. CMVA softball extends signups The last chance to sign up for the Colfax-Meadow Vista-Auburn girls fast-pitch softball league will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at Mountain Mike?s Pizza in Meadow Vista. A certified copy of the player?s birth certificate must be turned in while registering new players. Any registrations received after Jan. 18 will be put on a waiting list and placed in a draft. Girls ages 5 to 16 (Pee Wee to Major divisions) must be of playing age as of Jan. 3, 2004. For more information, call 346-2628, Ext. 1467, or visit www.cmvagirlssoftball.org. Divide LL sets sign-up dates Divide Little League will hold registration Saturday, Jan. 17, and Sunday, Jan 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, at Golden Sierra High School in Garden Valley and Northside School in Cool. First-time players must bring birth certificates. Volunteers and donations of gently used or new equipment and uniforms will also be most welcome at the registrations. For more information, visit www. dividebaseball.org.