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Charity golf tournaments set for Friday

Sierra Scene
By: Journal Sports Staff
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The Auburn Host Lions 16th annual Fun Golf Tournament will be held Friday at The Ridge Golf Club. The field is limited to 144 players, and the cost is $125 per player. The tournament includes breakfast, lunch, carts, prizes and contests. Raffle prizes include gift certificates and items from various local restaurants, stores and Reno hotels. The silent auction will feature special wines and gift certificates from local golf courses. Proceeds go to local charities. The Lions Club is still looking for sponsors. For more information, call Pip Stoutenburg at (530) 823-8160. St. Joseph Church tournament at Turkey Creek The eighth annual St. Joseph Church Charity Golf Tournament is set for Friday at Turkey Creek Golf Club in Lincoln. The best-ball scramble tournament begins with registration at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start at 1 p.m. There will be flights for men, women and mixed foursomes. The golf package includes greens fees, range balls, lunch, snacks, water and dinner and prizes following the tournament. Golfers wanting to participate, neighbors or corporations interested in sponsoring one or more of a variety of activities can call Allan Raynal at (916) 408-1961. Sierra Foothills 5K/10K Run set for Saturday The third annual Sierra Foothills 5k/10k Run will be held Saturday at Colfax High School. The run benefits the Colfax track and cross country programs. For registration information, visit www.active.com and search for “Sierra Foothills” or pick up a registration form at Colfax High School. For more information, call Kathleen at (916) 261-6637. Post 84 Legion tryouts Auburn Post 84 American Legiot baseball tryouts will be held for junior and senior teams Saturday at James Field at 10 a.m. Players must attend the tryout to be eligible to play this year. For more information, contact Larry Prewitt at (530) 823-0997. Summer bowling leagues have openings Summer bowling leagues will be starting this month at Auburn’s Foothills Bowl. The summer leagues run for 14 weeks. Teams bowling in the jubilee leagues are eligible for a tournament in Reno Oct. 2-3 and the tournament fees are paid by the league. There are currently openings in the Monday Mixed Jubilee league for full teams – four person teams with a combination of men and women on each team. There are also openings for individual men and women. League play begins May 17. For more information, call Buelah Lopez at (530) 885-4285. Auburn Triathlon coming May 23 The eighth annual Auburn Triathlon will be held May 23 at Railhead Park in Auburn. Signups are still available and volunteers are needed for the event, which will welcome more than 750 athletes from all over the world. Local athletes and relay teams enjoy a $10 entry fee discount at Auburntriathlon.com. For more information, call (530) 888-9911 or e-mail to info@bradventures.com. Instructional shooting clinic for women in June Coon Creek Trap and Skeet will host the National Rifle Association’s Women on Target shooting clinic on June 19. The event will begin with a sign-in at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $75 and registration deadline is May 19. For more information, contact Patricia McClelland Merydith at (530) 367-3336.