Edison poker tournament is Saturday

Edison High will hold its second Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament, a fundraiser to benefit the school's athletic department, Saturday at the Huntington Beach Elks Lodge (7711 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach).

The event includes food, prizes and a silent auction. Registration can be found at http://www.ehspoker.com. Registration also will be accepted at the door starting at 5 p.m. the day of the event and first hand will be drawn at 6 p.m. The tournament is limited to 250 people and participants must be 21 years of age.


Camp taking place at Marina

A Youth Strength and Speed Camp is underway at Marina High. Camp sessions are from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. every Monday through Thursday at the school's track until June 6.

The sessions are open to youth in grades sixth through eighth and are geared to prep athletes to compete on the track, field or court.

Sessions will focus on speed development and mobility through strength, power, explosiveness, technique, safety, change of direction and sprinting mechanics, conditioning, injury prevention, leadership and character and work ethic development.

The cost is $5 per session and one-on-one sessions are available.

Youth will be coached by George Pascoe (Marina varsity football head coach), Andrew Bonsall (Marina freshman football head coach) and Turill Engleman (Marina varsity football speed and strength coach).

For information, call Bonsall at (714) 469-5503.


Soccer tryouts

The Wolfpack boys' Under-15 Silver Elite and Silver teams are holding tryouts on May 9 and May 16. Both tryouts are open between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. and will take place at Edison High.

For more information, email Donna Piscopo at DPiscopo@socal.rr.com.


Registration open

Huntington Beach Jr. All-American Football and Cheer 2013 registration is now open. "Early Bird Pricing" is available at http://www.hbjaaf.com. The website also includes listings of the chapter's upcoming football camps. Team practices and home games are conducted at Huntington Beach High.

HBJAAF, whose teams go by the nickname, "Oilers," is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the benefits of organized football and cheer to the children ages 5 to 14 of Huntington Beach. It is one of 28 Jr. All-American Football organizations located in Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside counties that are members of Orange County Junior All-American Football (OCJAAF).

For more information, email info@hbjaaf.com.


Edison athletic fundraiser

Edison High will host food trucks in its main school parking lot during a May 15 fundraiser to benefit its aquatics and boys' basketball programs. Food and drink will be available for purchase between 5 and 8 p.m.. All proceeds benefit the aquatics and boys' basketball programs.


Soccer tournament in August

Strikers South Coast will put on the Strikers Cup 2013, a youth soccer tournament, Aug. 24-25 at field locations in Huntington Beach.

The Strikers Cup is a Cal South sanctioned Class 1 Tournament and is open to all United States Soccer Federation-affiliated teams divisions U9 through U19. USSF National Assn. Player passes also are excepted. Age groups are for the 2013-14 season.

Trophies will be given to teams that win division champions and individual medals will be presented to players on teams finishing in either first or second place.

The Huntington Beach Sports Complex is the host venue for the two-day event. High school field sites hosting games are Huntington Beach, Edison, Marina and Westminster. Games also will be played at other field sites in Huntington Beach.

Registration deadline is Aug. 1. For team registration pricing and information, email info@strikerscup.com.

— From Staff Reports

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