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Ben Lomond hoops tournament seeks entrants

The second annual Slam at the Dam 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held July 27 at Ben Lomond Park. All proceeds will go to The Children's Center of San Lorenzo Valley. Teams must sign up in advance. For information: Matt O'Brien 831-278-0200 or email


Youth football league approaches

The Santa Cruz Mountain Cougars youth football league for players ages 5 to 13 will open its season July 22. Registration is still being accepted for the league for players and cheerleaders. The first-year league will provide competitive and instructional football and cheerleading opportunities All practices and home games will be held at San Lorenzo Valley High School. For information:, email, call President Dana Roach, 331-7748 or Vice President Elisha Mckeown, 600-6835. Volunteer opportunities are available, too.


Locals win bocce league

The Apple Valley Rollers won the 2013 Scotts Valley Recreation Spring Bocce league.

The team was 4-1 heading into the final game against the undefeated Hot Shots. The team won, qualifying them for the playoffs where they defeated the Hot Shots a second time and advanced to the championships against the Roaring Lyons. A victory gave the Apple Valley Rollers the Championship. The team includes Kelly Utic, Steve Hammack, Elizabeth Hammack, Emily Doub, Christi Hilton, Mark Hilton, Mike Vierhus and team manager Erin Vierhus.


Bocce team places fourth at nationals

The Scotts Valley Bocce Club placed fourth in the 2013 United States Bocce Championships held June 22 at the Italian Athletic Club in Stockton. The team placed fourth of eight teams in the championship series.


Scotts Valley golf tournament approaches

The 16th annual Drug Abuse Resistance Education Golf Tournament put on by the Scotts Valley Peace Officer’s Association will take place August 16 at Valley Garden’s Golf Course. The annual tournament raises money for the D.A.R.E program taught to 5th grader students in Scotts Valley, Red Ribbon Week and the Scotts Valley Junior Police Academy. Entry is $60 per player and includes breakfast, a barbecue lunch and drinks. A raffle will also take place. For information and entry forms: Jeanette Roland, 440-5649 or


Man sinks ace

Lou Calvisi of Santa Cruz sank a hole-in-one at Valley Garden’s Golf Course in Scotts Valley on July 9. Calvisi, 75, used a driver at the 185-yard fifth hole and the shot was witnessed by Linda Amador and Elaine Love. It was Calvisi’s first hole-in-one in about 60 years of playing golf, he said.


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