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Sports briefs

Prep basketball coach wantedThe North Tahoe High basketball program is in need of a junior varsity girls coach for the 2006-2007 season, which begins Nov. 11 and ends mid February. For more information contact Scott Conn at 913-9694.Prep basketball announcer wantedTruckee High is looking for a person to announce home basketball games this season from Dec. 1 until mid February. For more information contact Mike Hoehn at 587-0390.Halloween Rail SessionNorthstar at Tahoe Resort will be holding a Halloween Rail Session and movie premiere at the Village at Northstar on Oct. 31 from 49 p.m. Hosted by Northstar-at-Tahoe Resorts terrain park staff, the Rail Session will take place near True North and will feature rails designed by Snow Park Technologies (SPT). Oakley will present the film debut of Show & Prove, hosted by professional skier and Truckee resident C.R. Johnson, featuring himself and Tanner Hall. Filmed over a six-month period during the 2005-06 winter season, the film documents some of the struggles Johnson and Hall encountered during the season. Sponsored athletes Seth Morrison, Skogan Sprang, Johnson and Hall will also be signing posters next to 001, an Oakley Concept Shop inside the Village at Northstar.Truckee Ski SwapThe Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park is hosting the 24th Annual Truckee Ski Swap on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Truckee Community Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $1. Children 12 and under are free. A wide variety of new and used ski and snowboard equipment, clothing and accessories will be on sale. Equipment check-in for those wanting to sell is Saturday from 7:309:00 a.m. The TDRPD will retain an 18 percent surcharge for all sold items. In addition to the Swap, there will be a silent auction to raise funds for Truckees youth sports programs. For more information call 582-7720.Babe Ruth meetingThere will be a Truckee Babe Ruth Baseball board meeting in the Truckee Airport Board Room on Monday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. Nominations will be accepted for all board positions at the meeting. Call president Chris Matthew at 363-2033 for more information.Far West Nordic fundraiserThis years fundraiser for the Far West Nordic Ski Association will be held at the North Tahoe Convention Center in Kings Beach on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. Auction and raffle prizes will include ski equipment and outdoor gear, prizes from local cross-country ski areas, bike shops and restaurants and a grand prize Dream Ski Package from Salomon, Swix and Fischer worth more than $1,200. The event is Far West Nordics largest fundraiser for its Junior Nordic programs. Tickets are available from local Junior racers or by contacting the Far West Office at 587-0304 or Auction prize updates will be available on the Web site TrotThe 29th annual Turkey Trot, a 7.5-mile run around Donner Lake to benefit the Auburn Ski Club Junior Nordic Program, and the new Mash Potato Mile will be held on Nov. 12. Race Registration is at 9 a.m. at the West End Beach parking lot, with the race beginning at 10:30 a.m. Registration is a suggested donation of $10 for adults and $5 for kids. There will be a drawing for turkeys, pies and other fun stuff after the race, as well as refreshments. No dogs. Strollers welcome. For more information call (800) 896-5033 or 426-3313, ext. 110.Tumbling, dance classesT-N-T Explosion All Star Gym is offering more than ongoing 10 tumbling classes. Classes are Monday through Saturday for boys and girls ages 1 to 18. Tumbling classes are beginner to intermediate. There will also be pre-tumbling classes for ages 1 to 3. The gym is also offering ballet, tap, street style hip-hop and jazz classes for ages 4 and older. For more information stop by 10929 Industrial Way, Suites 102 and 103 in Truckee, check out or call 587-8326.

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