Briefs: Softball registration open

Registration is now open for the South Huntington Beach Girls Softball 2014 spring season and will continue through Dec. 31.

All girls between the ages of five and 14 are eligible to sign up through online registration at

The league also will hold walk-in registration sessions from noon to 3 p.m. both Sunday and Dec. 8, and from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 18. Each session will take place at Lamppost Pizza (10084 Adams Ave., Huntington Beach).

The 2014 season runs from late-January into the second week in May. The SHBGS playing fields are located across the street from Edison High.

— From staff reports


Coaches apply

Edison High has started a CIF team for the sport of boys' lacrosse and is currently searching for a head coach, Edison Athletic Director Rich Boyce said.

For information on the position, contact Boyce at (714) 962-1356, ext. 4275, or by email at

— From staff reports


Cruise fundraiser

Huntington Beach High Athletics will stage the Hall of Fame Yacht Cruise Fundraiser event from 6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 19 in Newport Beach (2901 Pacific Coast Highway).

Ticket prices are $80 single ticket, and $150 per couple which includes silent auction items. Ticket prices also include a viewing of the Newport Harbor Christmas Boat Parade, a 1-1/2 hour Newport Harbor Yacht Cruise, live DJ and dancing, hors d'oeuvres, buffet dinner stations, and an entry into a raffle drawing. Three cash bars also are available.

All proceeds from the event fund the Huntington Beach Hall of Fame construction project.

For ticket and registration information, call (714) 536-25-14, ext. 4275, or email

— From staff reports


A day of running

Edison High will stage Resolution Run, a 5K and kids' fun run, Dec. 15. The first-year event will be held at Fairview Park (2501 Placentia Avenue) in Costa Mesa.

Proceeds from the event support local youth at Edison High and The McKenna Claire Foundation, a Huntington Beach 501©3 charitable foundation supporting pediatric brain cancer research. The foundation started in honor of local 7-year old McKenna Claire who was diagnosed with a rare inoperable brain stem tumor (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma) and passed away in July 2011. Its mission is to speed research and understanding of DIPG tumors and future treatments at Monje Lab at Stanford University.

The 5K starts at 8:30 a.m. with participant fees set at $40 per adult and $30 per students. The cost is $20 for the Kids Fun Run which starts at 9 a.m. To register as a participant or potential sponsor, visit Registration checks made payable to EHS Foundation can be sent to Edison High School (21400 Magnolia Street, Huntington Beach, CA, 92646). Registration also will be available the day of the event.

For sponsor information, contact Kelly Prouty at (714) 962-1356, ext. 4409, during business hours, or at (714) 623-8615 until 8 p.m.

— From staff reports

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