Wheaton Memorial soccer game Sunday in Colfax

Sierra Scene
By: Journal Sports Staff
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Colfax High School will host the annual Carrie Wheaton Memorial Alumni Soccer game on Sunday at 1 p.m. The current Falcons will take on a team of former players in a friendly contest to honor a former Colfax great.
A barbecue will follow the game. Alumni players are asked to contact coach Lefty Wilkes at (916) 508-8755 or Nicole Wheaton at (415) 728-1167. Player cost is $20 and includes a t-shirt and barbecue lunch. Proceeds from the event benefit the Carrie Wheaton Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Colfax girls soccer program.
Auburn Elementary hosting Race for Education Sunday
The Auburn Elementary Parent-Teacher Club will hold a 5K fun run Sunday to support several programs at the school.
The run begins at 9 a.m. and all pre-registered participants will receive a t-shirt. There will also be a free kids run. Medals will be awarded to top finishers in each age division.
Cost for adults is $25 before May 16 or $30 on race day. Kids age 17 and under are $15 before May 16 and $20 on race day. Registration is available at For more information, visit or call (530) 305-1112.
E-waste drive to benefit Placer athletics
WizWire Communications in Auburn will host a free drive-through, drop-off e-waste drive on today to benefit Placer High cross country and track and field programs.
The event will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Small household items such as monitors, televisions, desktop and notebook PCs, VCRs, stereo equipment, CDs, speakers, keyboards, mice, PDAs, digital cameras, zip drives, telephones, cell phones, printers, copiers, laser and multifunction scanners, fax machines, microwaves, toasters, mixers, blenders and vacuum cleaners will be accepted.
For a complete list of acceptable items, visit For more information, call (530) 889-0796.
Placer girls basketball camp coming in June
The Placer High girls basketball program will hold its annual camps in June at the school.
The camp for kids entering third through eighth grades will be held June 11-15 from 1 p.m. to 4. Cost is $75 for campers registered before June 1 and $85 thereafter.
Incoming freshmen are invited to basketball camp June 11-15 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 each day. The $100 fee includes summer league games and tournaments.
For registration forms visit Placer High School.
ARD bringing back adult volleyball
ARD will host a free introduction to adult intermediate volleyball through June 22 to help promote its Tuesday and Friday morning programs.
Men ages 50 and up and women ages 45 and up are welcome to participate in the free clinic. Adult volleyball meets from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday and Friday. Teams are formed after a warm-up period and spend the rest of the time playing three-touch volleyball.
Wolverine Athletic Association golf tourney Monday
The Sierra College Wolverine Athletic Association will host its ninth annual fundraiser golf tournament on Monday at The Ridge in Auburn.
The day will begin with registration from 9 a.m. to 11. There will be tee prizes, brunch, range balls and putting available. The shotgun start is at 11 a.m. and at 4 p.m. there will be no-host cocktails before dinner and a live auction at 4:30.
Cost is $150 per player. Registration is available online at For more information, contact the Sierra College Athletic Division office and Dawn Flannery at (916) 660-8103 or email to
Free SNAG golf day May 26
Newcastle’s Home on the Range driving range will host a free SNAG (Starting New At Golf) day on May 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Auburn Recreation District is partnering with Home on the Range to offer a series of campus throughout the summer for both adults and children. SNAG is designed to be easy and fun for both beginners and seasoned players of all ages. It is played with oversized clubs and mini tennis balls and Velcro targets.
Registration for the summer camps will be taken on May 26 at Home on the Range. Visit for more information.