Baseball camp for area’s boys and...

Baseball camp for area’s boys and girls set

California Coast Baseball Academy will be having a week-long

baseball camp for boys and girls at Pasadena’s Marshall High School.

The first of the three camps begin Monday.


The other two start July 29 and Aug. 5., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

each day.

The director of instruction is Andy Owen, the 1994 College

Baseball Player of the Year for UC Riverside and is a member of the


Dodger organization.

To register or for more information, call (626) 797-0157.

Local CSA Bronco team keeps on winning

Crescenta Sports Assn.'s Bronco 11- and 12-year-old squad will be

playing in today’s winner’s-bracket final of the Pony Baseball

District Tournament against Walnut at 7:30 p.m. in Rosemead. The

locals advanced by beating Charter Oak, 7-5, over the weekend behind

the pitching of Dustin Emmons and followed that with a 13-2 win


against West Covina, with help from Justin Bell and Drew Elliott on

the mound.

CV’s Jacobsen to hold clinic for shooters

Crescenta Valley High boys’ basketball Coach Adam Jacobsen will

hold a one-day shooting clinic Saturday at the Crescenta Valley High

new gym.

His brother Casey, who was selected as the 22nd overall pick in

the 2002 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns, will be the guest speaker.


The clinic, which will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 1 p.m., costs

$50 per person.

For more information, contact Adam Jacobsen at 249-0558.

Spartan basketball camp starts again

Spartan Basketball Camp, which is open to boys and girls between

the ages of 6 to 14, has three separate week-long sessions to choose

from in the month of July. The camps, which are in their 15th year,

will be held from today through Friday, July 15-19 and July 22-26.

Sessions are from 1:15 to 5 p.m. each day.

Tom Hofman, La Canada High’s boys’ varsity basketball coach, is

the camp’s director. He has compiled a 333-110 career record in 16

years with the Spartans.

For registration information, call 952-9000.

MLS to have soccer camp in La Crescenta

Major League Soccer will be having its MLS Camps Summer of Rising

Stars at Dunsmore Park starting in mid-July.

There will be two sessions, with the first running July 15-19 and

the other from Aug. 19-23.

The fee ranges depending on age. For 5- and 6-year-olds, the cost

is $70 per player. For participants ages 7-18, cost is $110.

All campers will receive an MLS gift, a T-shirt and a free

companion ticket to an MLS game.

A free coach’s clinic will also be held for parents and coaches.

For more information, call Frances Miganno at 957-8845 or Karen

Royer at 541-9166, or visit

Summer kicking camp open to all ages

The National Kicking Service will conduct a football placekicking

and punting camp in California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks

from July 24 to 26. For more info, call 1-800 660-7176 or visit