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NCLL late registration date set

Nevada City Little League will be accepting late sign-ups this Saturday, Jan. 31, and the following Saturday, Feb. 7 from 1-3 p.m. at the Seven Hills school gymnasium. Children registering must bring all appropriate paperwork and kids ages nine and older need to be dressed and ready to try out.

Last chance to sign up for PVLL

The last registration and tryouts for the Penn Valley Little League will be held this Saturday from 12-3 p.m at Gateway Park in Penn Valley. All unregistered players should bring a copy of their birth certificate and proof of residence. There will be non-mandatory tryouts for all minor and major players, and mandatory tryouts for junior and senior divisions, so come prepared.

If the event is canceled due to rain, the registration will be moved to Sunday at the same time and location.

If you have any questions, call Chuck Patterson at 432-8161.

NU baseball spaghetti fund raiser

The Nevada Union baseball Diamond Boosters are hosting a spaghetti dinner fund raiser Friday, Feb. 20 at the Nevada City Elks Lodge at 6:30 p.m. All Little League baseball players are invited to attend, where they will have a chance to meet the Varsity and JV players and coaches.

The all-you-can-eat spaghetti, salad and garlic bread dinner will include highlight films from last season and a live auction with autographed memorabilia from the S.F. Giants, the A’s, 49ers, Raiders, Kings and more.

Tickets are $5 for children and $7 for adults. Seating is limited so call 274-2772 to reserve tickets.

Another Darkhorse hole-in-one

Kirk Lyford of Penn Valley hit a hole-in-one Thursday, Jan. 22 on 143-yard hole six at Darkhorse golf course using an eight iron. The shot was witness by Rob Bell.

– The Union staff

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