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Sports Briefs

Youth soccer to hold tryouts for spring club

Sierra Mountain Soccer Club is holding tryouts for its spring season for boys divisions U11 through U15 and girls divisions U11 through U14 on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 17-18. For specific information on individual team tryout dates and times, visit and click on “Spring 2008 Tryout Info” and then “Sierra Mountain Soccer Club,” or leave a message at 587-3361 or e-mail

Coogan Kelly Memorial Rail Jam will be held Nov. 25

SnowBomb and Squaw Valley USA are teaming up to host the Coogan Kelly Memorial Rail Jam on Sunday, Nov. 25. SnowBomb will present a $1,000 cash purse to top riders of the day and SnowBomb and Squaw will donate all competitor registration fees to the the Coogan Kelly Memorial Foundation. A raffle will be held at the Rail Jam with snowboard-related prizes. The event is open to riders of all ages and will consist of open and amateur classes in both men’s and women’s ski and snowboard divisions. Registration begins at 9 a.m., practice starts at 11 a.m. and the competition starts at noon. For more information visit or contact SnowBomb at 581-0553.

Volunteer skiers needed for Disabled Sports program

Disabled Sports USA Far West, located at Alpine Meadows Resort, is looking for volunteers to help teach people with disabilities learn how to downhill ski and snowboard. Volunteers must be strong intermediate skiers. Mandatory training is provided. Lift tickets are provided on the volunteer day. Call Vanessa at 581-4161, ext. 203 for more information.

Psyche Dance Team offers hip hop dance

The Psyche Dance Team is offering beginning Bay Area street style hip-hop dance class every Wednesday from 4:45-5:30 p.m. for ages 7-10. Cost is $50 a class for one month. The new location of the studio is 3005 Skyline Blvd. in Reno. For more information about class dates and times, check out the Web site or call 587-8326.

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