SPORTS BRIEFS

Falcon Golf Classic to take place

The seventh Annual Falcon Golf Classic will be held today at Scholl Canyon Golf Course, 3800 E. Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale.

The cost is $175 per person and includes green fees and cart, raffle tickets, range balls, barbecue lunch and more.

Proceeds support the Crescenta Valley High School's boys' basketball program. Sponsorship packages are available.

For more information, contact Lady Edwards at (818) 957-8007.

Falcon Baseball Hold'em Tourney

The Crescenta Valley Falcon Baseball program will hold its inaugural No Limit Texas Hold'em Tournament and Bunco Night Fun-raiser event Nov. 7 at American Legion Hall, 4011 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta.

Tournament is limited to 60 players only, ages 18 and over.

Check-in will be at 5:15 p.m.

Poker fundamentals will be taught at 5:30 and the tournament will start at 6.

Raffle prizes, silent auction and more will be featured.

For more information, contact Phi Torres at (818) 249-5871, ext. 6110, or Donna Armstrong at (818) 219-2059.

Glendale college Baseball Camp

The Glendale Community College baseball coaching staff will instruct children and adults on the proper mechanics in batting, fielding, pitching and catching.

Sessions can be individual or in groups up to four for ages 8 and above.

The camp consists of three 90-minute sessions per week.

For more information, rates and appointments, contact the college's baseball office at (818) 240-1000, ext. 5693.

Running classes set to be offered

California State University Los Angeles track and field Coach Gretchen Corrales will teach a youth running basic class at the Glendale Sports Complex, 2200 Fern Lane, Glendale.

The 45-minute sessions will begin at 4 p.m. Fridays through Nov. 6.

Sessions will focus on the basics of running like a professional athlete and will include stretching, breathing technique, running with obstacles and nutrition.

For more information, call (323) 839-8550.

Glendale Friendship Games are set

The Homenetmen Glendale Ararat chapter will host the fourth annual Glendale Friendship Games for the Glendale and surrounding communities. The games will take place Oct. 24-25 at various locations around Glendale and are designed to promote unity in a competitive manner.

Volleyball, basketball, tennis, table tennis, chess and soccer will be the featured sports.

For more information and registration, visit the organization's website at www.ararat.org/gfg.

Flintridge Volleyball Club tryouts set

The Flintridge Volleyball Club will hold various tryouts at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's gymnasium, 440 St. Katherine Drive, La Cañada Flintridge.

The camp is geared for those 10-18.

?Ages 10-12, 1 to 4 p.m. today.

?Ages 13-14, 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday.

?Age 15, 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 8.

?Age 16, 8 to 11 a.m. Nov. 8.

?Ages 17-18, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 15.

For more information, call (626) 375-6194 or via e-mail at flintridgevbc@earthlink.net.

2010 GCC Athletic Hall of Fame

The ninth annual Glendale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held March 6 at the college's J. Walter Smith Student Center, 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale.

Rene Gonzalez, Karoline Tomicich, Ralph Turner, Bill and Ethel Gallagher, Ron Palmer and the 1976 men's cross-country team will be inducted.

Gonzalez played baseball at Glendale college from 1980-81 before moving on to Cal State Los Angeles.

He was drafted by the Montreal Expos and played 13 Major League seasons.

Tomicich played women's tennis in 1999 and 2001, earning All-American honors in singles and doubles.

Turner excelled in track and field, setting the college's mark in the 200-meter race in 1963. The record still stands.

The Gallagher's have been supporters of the Glendale college for more than 40 years and had all seven of their children attend the school.

Palmer competed on the men's tennis team and ran track and field in the 1940s before becoming a badminton player in the 1950s while representing the United States in the Thomas Cup.

The 1976 men's cross-country squad won the Southern California and state championship under Coach Tom McMurray.

For more information, contact Glendale college Sports Information Director Alex Leon at (818) 240-1000, ext. 5674.

Boys and girls water polo players sought

A Santa Clarita Valley-based age group water polo club is seeking boys and girls between the ages of 11-13.

The club is run by Crescenta Valley High School girls' Athletic Director Pete Loporchio.

For more information, contact Loporchio at coachloporchio@aol.com or visit the organization's website at www.scvwaterpolo.homestead.com.

Report your youth sports results

To get in youth sports results, whether it's soccer, football, baseball, basketball, etc., please drop off or e-mail results by 2 p.m. Mondays.

The Glendale News-Press encourages any and all teams to turn in their results weekly.

E-mails can be sent to grant.gordon@latimes.com and hard copies can be sent to: 221 N. Brand Blvd., second floor, Glendale, 91203-2605.

For more information, call (818) 637-3225.


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