Salmon Run slated for May |

Salmon Run slated for May

The Sierra Friends Center will hold its Third Annual Spring Salmon Run May 4.

The 10 K trail run/walk, which is open to participants of all ages, will raise money for the environmental education program at the Sierra Friends Center and is designed to heighten awareness of the restoration of the Yuba River’s natural fisheries habitat.

Entrants will receive a handmade ceramic mug and lunch. Children’s activities will include facepainting, storytelling and games.

Contact Amy Cooke at the Sierra Friends Center at 273-3183 for more information.

Nevada County girl hoops ambassador

Australia and AIS Hoopfest Basketball Tourament will be the next stop for Grass Valley’s Tera Wilson.

The Seven Hills School eighth grader was selected as a People to People Sports Ambassador and will join a team made up of girls from all over the United States for a 16-day tour down under in July.

Wilson and the American contingent will get the chance to square off against teams from all corners of the globe on the court as well as an opportunity to make friendships off it.

People to People is a program which was created by American President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956 as a way for people of different cultures to come to come together in peace and friendship.

Student athletes are recommended to the program by scouting departments, national sports organizations, coaches, leaders and alumni.

Wildwood plans golf outing

The 10th Annual Swing-Along golf outing will be held at the Lake Wildwood Country Club May 5.

The event, which is a benefit for Music in the Mountains, is open to players of all levels. Participants will receive lunch, a seat at the presentation banquet and a shot at various contests and prizes.

Entry forms can be picked up at the Lake Wildwood C.C., Lake of the Pines C.C., Nevada County C.C., The Ridge C.C. And Auburn Valley C.C. pro shops.

Contact Ron Avanzino at 432-9647, or Bob McAfee 432-9428 for more information.

Soccer tryouts slated

There will be Metro/Class I soccer tryouts this weekend at the Sierra College field. Girls tryouts will be held Saturday and boys tryouts will be Sunday.

Saturday tryouts will run from 9 a.m. until noon for girls ages 8-13, and 1- 4 p.m. for girls ages 14-18.

Sunday tryouts will be from 9 a.m. until noon for boys ages 8-11 and from 1-4 p.m. for boys ages 12-15.

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