Eureka Schools Foundation golf tourney features helicopter ball drop

By: Roseville Press Tribune Staff Reports
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The 18th annual ESF Foundation Cup Golf Tournament, benefiting the Eureka Schools Foundation, is scheduled for Wednesday, May 9, at Granite Bay Golf Club.

The tournament will include the second annual Helicopter Ball Drop. The ball that lands closest to the pin will be worth $1,500 with second place $500.

The tournament costs $750 for individuals and $3,000 for a foursome and includes apparel, lunch, snacks and beverages on the course, a buffet dinner and silent auction.

For information, contact event chairs Tory Griffin at or Ryan Perry-Smith at Or, visit

Woodcreek offers two camps for girls basketball

Woodcreek High School is offering its Lady Timberwolves fundamental basketball camps for students entering first through eighth grades next fall.

The weeklong camp is scheduled from June 11-15. First- through fifth-graders attend from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and sixth- through eighth-graders from 8:30 to 2 p.m. each day. The three-day camp is from 8:30 to 2 p.m. daily from June 13-15.

Areas of instruction will include shooting, footwork, post play, offensive skills, rebounding, team and individual defense, ball handling, passing, guard play, teamwork and attitude. The camps will be run by Woodcreek coaches and players.

Costs for the weeklong camp are $50 for first- through fifth-graders and $65 after June 1; and $100 for sixth- through eighth-graders ($125 after June 1). Costs for the three-day camp are $60 ($75 after June 1) for sixth-eighth and $30 ($40 after June 1) for first-fifth.

For information, contact varsity coach Raymond Beck at or (916) 771-6565, ext. 4126.

Local league to introduce TopSoccer with play day

The Placer Youth Soccer League will hold a play day to introduce its new TopSoccer program for kids with physical and mental disabilities.

The play day is scheduled from 10-11:30 a.m. May 19 at Douglas Ranch in Granite Bay. The start time hasn’t been set.

For information, contact Larry Langham at (916) 761-9293 or

Boys summer basketball camp at Woodcreek

Woodcreek High School has scheduled its eighth annual boys basketball camp for June 18-22 on campus.

The camp is open to students entering grades 4-9 next fall and will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first four days and 9 to 12:30 p.m. on the final day. The gym will open at 8:30 a.m. each for open shooting with supervision.

Woodcreek coaches and players will run the camp, which will include age-group games and contests, daily awards for attitude and hustle, guest speakers and demonstrations, a T-shirt and individual evaluation.

Costs are $125 for pre-registration and $150 at the door. Families will receive a $25 discount for each added sibling.

For information, contact varsity coach Paul Hayes at or (916) 834-6042.

‘Coach Billy’ Memorial poker tournament is planned

The Coach Billy Schimpf Memorial Texas Hold ’em Poker Tournament is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Abundant Life Fellowship, 706 Atlantic St., in Roseville.

Schimpf, a longtime baseball and softball coach, passed away suddenly in August, leaving his wife and four children, including Tyler Schimpf, a sophomore at Capital Christian High School.

Benefits from the poker tournament will go to the Tyler Schimpf Trust at the American River Bank, 2240 Douglas Blvd., Suite 100, Roseville, Calif., 95661.
Registration is at 5 p.m. Costs are $50 in advance and $60 at the door and includes a barbecue dinner and drinks.

First prize is one week at a Lake Tahoe vacation resort. Second prize is a three-day, two-night stay at a Marriott hotel, and third prize is $75 cash. There also will be raffle prizes.

For tickets, call Bruce Gibson at (916) 606-6120, Rob Hart at 910-4406, Bill Benavides at 204-4949, John Sprague at 717-9660 or Lance Judd at 225-8335.

Biletnikoff Golf Classic set for June 4 in Lincoln

The eighth annual Fred Biletnikoff Hall of Fame Golf Classic is scheduled for Monday, June 4, at Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln.

The tournament is played in memory of Biletnikoff’s late daughter, Tracey, and benefits several causes in the Sacramento and East Bay areas, including Kids First in Placer County, the Dacia Biletnikoff Dance Scholarship, youth sports programs, a STAND safe house for domestic violence victims and more.

The event features many current and former professional athletes, including Raiders and 49ers players.

For information, visit, call Marnie Rosellini at (925) 556-2525, or contact Angela Biletnikoff at (925) 580-4878 or

Diamond Creek Elementary to hold golf tournament

Diamond Creek Elementary School in Roseville will act as host for its first golf tournament on Friday, June 8, at Morgan Creek Golf Club.

The format is a four-person scramble, and proceeds will go toward improving technology at the school.

Cost for individual players is $100, which includes a party at the 19th hole (dinner, silent auction, raffle prizes and dancing) starting at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the party only cost $30. Registration is at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Corporate sponsorships are available from $100 to $750.

Contact Donna at for information. An entry form can be downloaded at

Roseville High schedules summer volleyball camp

Roseville High School will hold its annual girls volleyball camp the week of July 9-13 at Moeller Gym on campus.

The camp is for girls entering grades 7-9 and will run from 9 a.m.-noon each day. The cost, which includes a camp T-shirt, is $85 by July 5 and $90 after July 5.

Fliers are available at For information, contact varsity volleyball coach Ron Grove at

Roseville Youth Soccer offers British camps

The Roseville Youth Soccer Club will hold British soccer camps, conducted by Challenger Sports, the weeks of June 18-22 and July 30-Aug. 3 at Maidu Park.

Camps being offered are mini soccer for boys and girls ages 4-6 (9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. each day), half day for ages 6-12 (9 a.m.-noon) and goalkeeper training for ages 8-12 (10:30 a.m.-noon). Costs are $107 for mini soccer and goalkeeper training and $137 for half day.

The camps will feature daily tournament play and British coaches teaching foot skills, moves, juggling, tactical practices, sportsmanship and more.

Campers will receive a T-shirt, soccer ball, giant soccer poster and skills performance evaluation. Those who register online at least 45 days before camp will receive a British soccer replica jersey.

Visit to register. For information, contact Sunshine Strong at (916) 294-4773 or