Sports Shorts — April

Ygnacio Valley Athletic Hall of Fame May 4 dinner tickets available
Those wishing to get tickets for the Ygnacio Valley High 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame dinner on Saturday, May 4, at Contra Costa Country Club must order soon. Contact Debbie Carlin by phone 518-8455, email or visit for details and to order tickets.

Inner tube water polo May 3-4 weekend benefits Concord High polo teams
Gehringer Park Pool will be hosting inner tube water polo May 3-4 for 12U, 18U and over 18 teams benefiting the Concord High School boys and girls water polo teams. No experience needed to take part in the fun and easy games. Email for details.

Summer@Carondelet offers camps in 12 sports
Summer@Carondelet provides a state-of-the-art summer camp experience for children at the campus gymnasium and the new $20 million athletics complex. The Carondelet Cougars offer sports camps with its 12 varsity sports coaching staffs including softball, track and field, basketball, swimming, water polo, cheer/stunt, tennis, golf, cross country, diving, lacrosse and volleyball. Incoming third through ninth graders (girls and coed) are eligible for the camps. Visit for details.

Dana Hills Swim Team taking summer signups until May 3
City Meet champion and County swimming second-place finisher Dana Hills Swim Team of Clayton is taking registration for the upcoming summer rec season. Entering its 42nd year, the Otters welcome boys and girls 3-18 years of age. Signups run through May 3. There are multi-child discounts. Younger swimmers can join the Otter Pups, which is not a “learn to swim” program, but is a “learn to swim team” program. The season runs through the end of July. Visit for more information.

Registration open for All Out Sports Leagues open for Clayton spring, summer programs
Summer youth basketball and spring and fall adult softball leagues are scheduled by All Out Sports Leagues in Clayton. AOSL is taking registration online for all those programs. For complete information on All Out Sports leagues, clinics and other programs, visit

24th annual Red Devil Golf Classic returns June 28 at Diablo Creek
The Mt. Diablo High School Red Devil golf committee is holding its 24th annual golf tournament on Friday, June 28, at Diablo Creek Golf Course in Concord. Registration starts at 11 a.m., followed by lunch, golf, dinner and raffle/silent auction. Proceeds go to help academic and athletic programs at Mt. Diablo. Those interested in participating in the golf or dinner should contact Lou Adamo 212-9332 or or Ralph Vallis 825-7593 or For more information check

Concord Cobras football, cheer signups now taken online
Concord Cobras tackle football and cheer programs are taking signups for the fall season online. The football and cheer programs are open to youth six to 14 years of age. For more info on football email or call 917-0785 and for cheer email or call 383-1146. Visit for more info.

De La Salle hosts summer camps beginning in June
De La Salle High School hosts summer camps to provide a fun, skill-building week for boys and girls in June, July and August. Appealing to local youth with a variety of athletic interests, De La Salle will offer sessions for championship football camp, basketball, track and field, lacrosse, archery, wrestling, volleyball, baseball, water polo, soccer, swimming, rugby, theatre/broadcasting and strength and conditioning. DLS Camps are open to K through incoming ninth graders run by De La Salle coaches, alumni and current student athletes. For more info email or visit

Diablo FC tryouts for 2019-20 competitive teams start April 22
Tryouts for Diablo Futbol Club boys and girls competitive teams for the 2019-20 season (based on Jan. 1, 2019 ages) begin April 22 through May 10. Younger U8-U14 teams for players born between 2005 and 2012 are April 22-25 and older players born in 2000-2004 have U15-U19 team tryouts May 6-10. Diablo FC is the area’s premier club youth soccer program and is affiliated with the San Jose Earthquakes Regional Development School. For more information email director of coaching Zach Sullivan at or visit

Clayton Valley Jr. Eagles taking applications for football, cheer
Boys and girls can register until July 15 for the fall Clayton Valley Jr. Eagles football and cheer programs. Football is open to boys and girls 7-14 years old. Cheer age groups are 6-14. Online registration is underway at or email

Concord AYSO accepting fall soccer registrations
Concord AYSO has begun accepting registrations for their fall soccer program online. The fall season starts Aug. 1. There will be in-person registration on June 21 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Concord Bible Church, 4975 Concord Blvd. The registration fee includes a uniform, ball and insurance. Visit to register and get more information.

Concord Cup XXVI team, Referee registrations still open
The area’s largest annual youth soccer tournament, Concord Cup, returns for its 26th season at a variety of local parks May 18-19. Boys and girls club and recreation teams from under 9 (2010) through U19 (2000) are eligible to participate. Diablo FC, Mt. Diablo Soccer and Concord AYSO co-sponsor the tournament. Visit for complete information and to register a team or referee to participate.

Clayton Valley Athletic Hall of Fame installation dinner may 3 tickets available
The 2019 class for the Clayton Valley High School Hall of Fame includes three North Coast Section championship Eagles teams, seven athletes, a coach and community member. Honorees will be inducted Friday, May 3, at Shadelands Art Center in Walnut Creek. Visit the new Hall of Fame website for more info and to purchase tickets at

Walnut Country accepting swim registration online
Walnut Country Swim Team is now registering swimmers 4-18 years for its summer rec program. For more information and to register for the summer season visit the Walnut Country Swim Team Stingrays website.