Scripps Ranch Lacrosse is looking forward to another exciting season. The boys’ program will field two teams in each age division: Pee-Wees, which is grades 1–4; grades 5–6; and, grades 7–8. The girl’s program will field three teams in the Pee-Wee Division, which is grades 2–4, and one team each for Divisions I, II, and III.

Opening Day is on Saturday, Mar. 15, and will include a full day of games at Marshall Middle School. We will open our concessions stand and sell SR Lacrosse apparel. Come support our lacrosse players! For the latest, visit [www.srlax.org].

We send huge thanks our sponsors:

  • Scripps Ranch Old Pros
  • Lindgren Financial
  • Advanced Neurobehavioral Health Concussion Clinic
  • MPE Consulting

We continue to look for sponsors. If you’re interested, please visit our website.

We are always amazed at how new players take to playing lacrosse. This year is no exception, with nearly 60 players registered in our Pee-Wee program!

Free T-ball, Rookies, 8U Softball Clinic

Please join us on Sunday, Mar. 16, from 1 to 3 pm at Cypress Canyon Park’s field 1 to learn new skills—including hitting, base running, and fielding—to help you in the 2014 softball season. Girl Scout Troop 8465 members are hosting this event to earn their Silver Award. The troop is partnering with the Scripps Ranch Softball Association to provide a fun environment for younger girls to learn from experienced older girls in the league.

Please bring a glove, bat, helmet, and cleats or running shoes. To register for this clinic, email us at [[email protected]] and include your daughter’s name and age. Please register by Thursday, Mar. 6. The clinic is limited to the first 30 girls to register. Hope to see you there!

Scripps Ranch Women’s Athletic Club

The Scripps Ranch Women’s Athletic Club (SRWAC) is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to provide the residents of Scripps Ranch and nearby communities with sports programs and sports-related support. The SRWAC offers basketball, volleyball, and soccer leagues throughout the year for women 25 years of age or older, as well as coed softball.

Our fundraising and volunteer efforts are focused in Scripps Ranch: we provide scholarships annually for local high school senior girls, support youth and high school sports, and sponsor Symphony in the Park. Please visit our website at [www.srwac.org] for more information about our organization and registration details for our sports leagues. Please check us out on Facebook. We hope you “Like” us!

Women’s Basketball: We will offer a spring season beginning in March. Contact Sylvia at [[email protected]].

Women’s Volleyball: Volleyball is in session, but we need players. Interested? Email Lisa at [[email protected]].

Women’s Soccer: The winter/spring season is underway. Visit [www.srwac.org] for details. For questions, email Ann Marie at [[email protected]].

Coed Softball: Be on the lookout for information about our summer coed softball league in April. The season begins in June.

College Scholarships: The SRWAC offers annual athletic and academic scholarships to high school female athletes. Eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • 92131 resident the past two years;
  • Female senior graduating in June;
  • Scholastic: minimum 3.0 GPA; and,
  • Currently active in sports and community service.

Applications are available at local high school counseling centers and online. For more information, contact Sylvia at 693-1600 or [[email protected]]. Applications must be postmarked no later than Thursday, May 1. Winners will be announced at the SR High School Senior Awards’ Night and a Symphony at the Park concert.

Scripps Ranch Pop Warner Football and Cheer

It’s time to sign up for Scripps Ranch Pop Warner (SRPW) Football and Cheer! If your child is 5–7 years old and interested in flag football or 7–15 years and wants to play tackle football, sign up now. We also have cheer squads for 5- to 15-year-olds! This is a great chance for kids to learn the fundamentals of football and cheer, practice teamwork, and get in shape!

Register online at [www.scrippsranchpopwarner.com]. Print your forms and bring them, along with the needed paperwork, to sign-ups. Our registration dates are Saturday, Apr. 12, from 9 am to 2 pm, and Tuesday, Apr. 22, from 5 to 8 pm at the SR Recreation Center. We will collect paperwork, weigh players, fit them for uniforms and equipment, and have nurse practitioners onsite to do physicals.

Your child’s birth certificate and a current 2×3 color photo are required. We strongly recommend all players sign up in the lowest weight and age division possible. A child’s age on July 31 is his age for the season. We look forward to seeing all of our returning players and many new faces this year. For more about SRPW, please visit our website. Go Falcons!

Lisa Gorski, SRPW President

Scripps Ranch Soccer Club

The Scripps Ranch Soccer Club (SRSC) is planning for the 2014 soccer season. We completed our competitive soccer tryouts for players 14 years of age and younger. Competitive tryouts for players 15 and older take place on Sunday, Apr. 13, at the Scripps Ranch High School stadium. Visit [www.scrippsranchsc.com] for all the tryout information.

The club had its annual dinner/meeting in January at the Rancho Bernardo Inn. We showcased the trophies that will be used for our annual Charlie Stenzel Memorial Recreational 3v3 Tournament. We also memorialized and reflected upon the life of Charlie Stenzel and how valuable he was as a cofounder to our club.

For the latest information, visit [www.scrippsranchsc.com] or call 974-5393.

Joe Barr, SRSC President