Pioneer Sports Shorts for June 2023

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA (June 19, 2023) — The Pioneer wants to publish your sports news. Please let us know about your sports news, special events, fund raisers, tryouts, signups and accomplishments.

Youth leagues, clubs, schools and adult programs are all welcome to send us a rundown on what you’re doing. Include all the necessary details (too much information is better than too little) with your contact information. It’s simple. Send an email to

Here are the announcements for June.

Red Devil Golf Classic set for June 23

The Red Devil Golf Committee announced it is holding its annual fund-raising tournament next Friday, June 23, at Diablo Creek Golf Course in Concord. Registration starts at 11 a.m., followed by lunch, golf, dinner and raffle/silent auction. Proceeds help academic and athletic programs at Mt. Diablo High School. Interested participants should contact Lou Adamo by phone (925) 212-9332 or email or Rudy Perez (925) 408-6790 or

Highly-ranked Terrapins Swim Team offering summer programs for beginning swim team members

Terrapins Swim Club was recently named the fifth best age group swimming program by the American Swimming Coaches Association. The local USA Swimming team has summer Orange programs for beginner swimmers six years and older who have completed advance swim lessons and are interested in learning about the swim team experience. The Orange program for swimmers 6-11 runs to July 25 at 9:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. Swimming must be able to swim the 25-yeard freestyle or backstroke to take part in the program. For more info and to register for Terrapins summer Orange program visit

CVCHS football camp June 26-27

Clayton Valley Charter summer football camp is on Monday and Tuesday, June 26-27 for incoming first through eighth graders at the Concord school. The camp sessions from 4:30-7 p.m. are designed to teach the fundamentals of football to young prospective football players. Camp participants will be taught offensive and defensive techniques utilized at Clayton Valley High. Current Clayton Valley players and coaching staff members will tutor campers. SPARQ (Speed-Power-Agility-Reaction-Quickness) training will also be conducted to help arm athletes with the tools they need to become a complete athlete. Each camp participant will receive a camp t-shirt. For more information email head coach Nick Tisa at

Concord Cobras youth football practice underway

Concord Cobras youth football program is taking signups for this fall’s tackle football and cheerleading season. To register for fall league, which is open to boys and girls 6-14 years for cheer and football, contact coach Ali at 925-864-1847, email or visit the Concord Cobras Facebook page Concord Youth Football.

2nd annual Blue Devils Golf Tournament June 22 in Concord

The second annual Blue Devils Golf Tournament hosted by the Blue Devils Alumni Association is next Thursday, June 22, at Diablo Creek Golf Course. Proceeds benefit Blue Devils B and C Corps. Golfer registration deadline is June 7. The 20-time World Champion Blue Devils are preparing for their 2023 performance season and welcomes individuals and companies interested in supporting the local performing arts organization with a world-wide reputation. For complete information visit

Big meets looming for local recreation swim season

The summer recreation swim season has started and the big meets are coming fast and furious leading up to the annual County Meet:

June 24-25 Devil Mountain Pentathlon, Dana Hills, Clayton
July 14-15 Crossing Challenge, Concord
July 15-16 Woodlands Invitational, Walnut Creek
July 21-23 56th Concord City Swimming Championships, Northgate High, Walnut Creek
July 30 Last Chance Meet, Acalanes High, Lafayette
Aug. 5-6 62nd Contra Costa County Swimming Championships, Acalanes High, Lafayette

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