SPORTS BRIEFS: Gilroy Browns sign-ups, Gilroy Pumas and more

Gilroy Browns Pop Warner Football
amp; Cheer- 2010 Season Walk-In Registration will be held
Saturday, March 6th , at Solorsano Middle School

Gilroy Browns Pop Warner Football & Cheer- 2010 Season Walk-In Registration will be held Saturday, March 6th , at Solorsano Middle School in the Multipurpose Room from 10 am to 2 pm . For further details, please visit their website: or call 848-7842


Team registration is now open for the 2010 Adult Spring/Summer Softball Program offered by the Gilroy Community services Department. A team manager must turn in a completed roster and entry fee of $480 by the entry deadline of Monday March 8 at 4pm. Men’s, women’s and co-rec slow pitch teams will be placed into leagues for 12-game schedules. The top teams in each half will play in a best 2-of-3 Championship Series. Games are played at Christmas Hill and Las Animas Veterans Park. The program begins play on Thursday March 18. Further information is available at 846-0460.

Outdoors columnist offers his expertise

Ron Erskine is getting the word out about a one-evening backpacking class through Gavilan College Community Education on March 30. This two-hour class will give you all the information you need to outfit yourself properly and take a trip knowing you will be safe and comfortable. The class will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Gavilan College in Gilroy. Details: call 408-852-2801

New youth wrestling program

Run by Christopher High School wrestling coach Alecxis Lara, the Gilroy Pumas is a new wrestling club in Gilroy. Learn high-level wrestling techniques in folkstyle, freestyle and Greco Roman. Ages 5 to 18 are welcome. Registration is now open. The coast is $70 for club fees, a USA competitors card, enrollment, instruction and a team T-shirt. Practices are Monday and Wednesday. For advanced wrestlers, practices run from 4 -5:30 p.m. and for beginners from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Christopher High wrestling room located inside the main gym. Details: call 408-427-2180 or e-mail at [email protected]

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