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Curling is coming to Skatetown

Oakmont alumni baseball is April 8-9; sign up for Jessup soccer, Run Rocklin, Roseville Elks golf, Tiger Fast Break 5K
By: Staff reports
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Curling, the ice-rink sport of brooms and rocks that captured the nation’s interest in the last two Winter Olympic Games, is coming to Roseville.

A curling clinic is scheduled from 5 to 7:15 p.m. Monday, April 4, at Skatetown Ice Arena, 1009 Orlando Ave. The cost is $20 per person.

Beyond the clinic, Skatetown also plans to hold curling pickup games from 5 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays from May through July.

Those attending the clinic are advised to wear warm clothes, including loose-fitting pants, and clean, close-toed rubber-soled shoes, according to a news release.

Curling equipment – brooms, sliders, rocks – and instruction will be provided by the Wine Country Curling Club.

Registration can be done online at www.skatetown.biz.
For information, contact Susan Sweetser at (916) 783-8550, ext. 115.

Oakmont alumni baseball weekend is April 8-9
Oakmont High School’s baseball program will hold its alumni weekend April 8 and 9.

The program’s annual golf tournament, a nine-hole scramble event, tees off at 4 p.m. April 8 at Woodcreek Golf Club. The cost is $55 and includes a cart and meal deal. The event also features a big league golfer package, 50/50 raffle and driving, putting and closest-to-the-hole contests.

The ninth annual alumni baseball game is scheduled for 11 a.m. April 9 at Oakmont and includes a skills clinic for kids.

For information, contact coach Dean Perkins at (916) 782-3781, ext. 2103; or booster club president Christine Gearing at (916) 768-2958.

Jessup University plans soccer camp
William Jessup University’s women’s soccer program, which won the California Pacific Conference championship last fall, is planning three camps in the coming months, starting April 18-21. Other camps are planned for July 18-21 and Aug. 1-4.

Featuring college coaches and players, the camps will include team development and tactics, shooting, defending, one-on-one attacking and defending, goalkeeper training and agility training.

The April camp is commuter only and costs $125.

Pre-registration open for eighth Run Rocklin
Adults and kids can pre-register for the eighth annual Run Rocklin, scheduled for Sunday, April 3, at Johnson-Springview Park in Rocklin.

Early registration costs $29 for adults and $15 for kids 18 and under. Race-day costs are $34 and $20. Teams of six or more also can sign up.

To register, visit www.RunRocklin.com. For information or to become a sponsor or volunteer, contact Larry Osborne at elephant@eaward.com or (916) 415-9991.

The 12K run is scheduled for 8 a.m. and the 5K run/walk at 8:15. A free quarter-mile kids fun run is scheduled for 7:45, and there is a free one-mile run for kids at 9:30.

There were 2,600 participants in last year’s event, which helps raise money for the Matt Redding Scholarship Foundation. The foundation has given $34,000 in memory of Redding, a Rocklin police officer who was killed on duty in October 2005 when he was struck by a vehicle driven by an intoxicated driver.

Jesuit Junior Marauders taking signups
The Jesuit Junior Marauders will hold registration for players and cheerleaders on Saturdays, April 3 and 17, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Jesuit High School gymnasium.

Launched last Nov. 6, the Junior Marauders will compete this fall in the Sacramento Youth Football league.

For information, visit www.jesuitjrmarauders.com or contact Mike McIntee at (916) 941-9785 or mcintemj@gmail.com.

Roseville Elks to hold golf tournament
The Roseville Elks Lodge will hold its annual Kelly Lamberton Memorial Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, April 4, at Timber Creek at Sun City Roseville.

The tournament benefits the Elks Lodge’s youth charity fund and its program for children with disabilities, including physical and occupational therapy, speech pathology and eye screening.

Cost for the four-person scramble format is $80 per player and includes greens fee, cart, tee prizes and barbecue chicken and tri-tip dinner. Non-golfers can purchase a dinner ticket for $12. A shotgun start is scheduled for 12:30 p.m.
For information, call Dick Law at (916) 791-3346.

Orienteering meet April 10
The Gold Country Orienteers will hold a meet Sunday, April 10, at Rossmoor Bar in Rancho Cordova.

Orienteering can be done as a competitive race or leisurely hike. Using a detailed map, compass and a set of clues, individuals and families navigate from point to point to find a series of designated places.

This meet will feature beginner, intermediate and advanced courses, and beginner instruction will be available.

Registration will be from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $5 for GCO members and $7 for individual nonmembers, plus $2 for each additional member in a group. A second course costs $2 a person.

For information, visit www.goldcountryorienteers.org or contact Jennifer at (916) 922-8671 or jkerrt1561@yahoo.com.

Tiger Fast Break 5K is April 30
The fourth annual Tiger Fast Break 5K fun run/walk will be held at 9 a.m. April 30 at Roseville High School.

The event benefits the Roseville High School journalism program. Awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each division. All runners will receive breakfast, water and a T-shirt.

Registration costs $15 for students and $20 for adults. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. For information, contact Bobby Ritter at Roseville High School, (916) 782-3753.

Morgan Creek will hold PGA junior camps
Morgan Creek Golf Club in Roseville will be host to one of several PGA TOUR Academy Junior Golf Camps this summer.

Dates for the camps are June 20-24, July 11-15 and Aug. 1-5. Full-day camps are open to golfers of all skill levels from the ages of 9-16. Half-day camps are open to golfers 7-13. Full-day camps cost $595 and half-day camps $295.

The curriculum includes swing mechanics, short game and strategies pertaining to the mental aspects of the game, according to a news release. A review of golf jargon, etiquette and sportsmanship also will be covered.

For information, visit www.pgatourcamps.com or call (877) 611-1911.