Youth basketball registration continues
Registration closes Dec. 1 for the Mount Hermon Association winter youth basketball league.
The league will take place in December and January for players of any skill level in first to sixth grades. Along with learning and playing the game, players will take part in a day of team-building on the ropes course.
First- and second-graders will play three-on-three co-ed games on a half court with a 9-foot rim, and third- and fourth-graders will play four-on-four co-ed games on a short full court. The fifth- and sixth-grade league will have a boys division and a girls division and play five-on-five, full-court basketball.
For information: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.mounthermon.org/recleagues.
Santa Cruz Warriors to open season
The NBA Development League Santa Cruz Warriors are scheduled to open their season Nov. 30 in Reno against the Reno Stampede. The Santa Cruz Warriors are the minor-league affiliate of the Golden State Warriors in the NBA.
The team moved to Santa Cruz from North Dakota, and a temporary arena is under construction in downtown Santa Cruz.
Following seven games on the road, the Warriors will play their home opener Dec. 23 in Santa Cruz against the Bakersfield Jam. Game time is 5 p.m.
For information: www.nba.com/dleague/santacruz.
Local runners to compete at state meet
The Scotts Valley High boys and girls cross-country teams and the San Lorenzo Valley High girls cross-country team will compete this weekend in the California Interscholastic Federation Cross Country Championship in Fresno.
Races will be run on a 5,000-meter course at Woodward Park in Fresno.
The Scotts Valley girls are led by senior Vanessa Fraser, the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League and Central Coast Section champion. The boys are led by Scott Edwards, a junior, who placed fifth in the CCS after winning the league championship.
The SLV girls team is led by juniors Anna Maxwell and Claire MacMillan. Junior Jacob Hicks qualified for the boys race as an individual.
The boys will race at 11:45 a.m. and the girls at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24.
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