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May 17, 2012 | 1891 views | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Runners qualify for CCS

Several track athletes from San Lorenzo Valley High School qualified for the Central Coast Section meet on Saturday, May 19, with at-large marks at the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League finals May 5.

Matt Phillips qualified in shot put with a throw of 41 feet, 8 inches; Claire MacMillan qualified in the 1,600 meters in 5 minutes, 13.07 seconds; and Abby Sherman qualified in the 800 meters in 2:18.96.

SLV alum in Rams camp

San Lorenzo Valley High School alumnus Nick Johnson was among 23 rookie free agents signed by the St. Louis Rams following the NFL Draft.

Johnson, a 2007 SLV graduate who attended Cabrillo College before transferring to Henderson State, is a wide receiver. He is participating in Rams preseason minicamps in Missouri.

Pop Warner sign-ups

The San Lorenzo Valley Cougars Pop Warner Football and Cheer teams are now accepting registration for the upcoming season.

Children ages 5 to 15 can play. Football is $150 and includes equipment. Cheerleading is $75. Multiple sibling discounts are available.

The league will have a registration table at the Boulder Creek Elementary School carnival on 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, and at the SLV Chili Cook off at Felton Covered Bridge Park from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 20.

Volunteer positions for fundraising and coaching are still available.

For information: or email

Senior bocce sign ups

Those older than 50 may register now for weekly bocce games in the morning, played from June 19 to Aug. 25 at the Skypark Bocce Courts. Registration is $5, and games are $2 with an annual membership ($20) to the Scotts Valley Senior Center. For information: 370 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley or 438-8666.

Golf tourney today

The Michael J. Russell Memorial Golf Tournament will be today at 1 p.m. at Seascape Golf Club, in Aptos.

A dinner and auction will follow the tournament, which is sponsored by Abbott’s Thrift in Felton. For information:

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May 21, 2012
Valley Pop Warner Football and Cheer is such a great organization to have your child play in. Come join the fun and experience. 2012 season is going to be great!

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