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Swoosh skills and drills clinics

Swoosh Basketball is holding skills and drills clinics for boys and girls every Tuesday and Thursday at Valley Christian Academy on Santa Maria Way.

The clinics run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and cost $10.

Both fundamental and advanced skills will be taught by Santa Ynez High School girls basketball coach Mike Alexander along with several high school varsity, college and Nike coaches.

Call or text Alexander 949-424-3141 or email at for more details.

Hancock youth clinic

Registration is underway for a summer youth clinic the Hancock College men's basketball team will hold from Aug. 7 to Aug. 10.

The cost is $85 per child. To pay, make checks payable to AHC Men's Basketball. To register a child for the clinics, sign up at the gym prior to the start of a clinic, or visit camps.

The clinic will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. inside Hancock's Joe White Memorial Gymnasium each day.

Joe White Memorial Dinner

Tickets are on sale for the 16th annual Joe White Memorial Dinner and Auction.

The event, which benefits Hancock College athletics, will take place Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Santa Maria Elks Lodge, 1309 N Bradley.

Admission price to the event is $60 per person. Doors will open at 5 p.m. A New York strip dinner prepared by Cowboy Flavor will be served at 7:07 p.m., with the live auction to follow.

For dinner reservations, donations and more information, call Jada Clark at 805-720-7493 or visit to register online.

SoCal Giants tryouts

The SoCal Giants Scout team is holding tryouts for high school players at Conejo Creek Park, 1300 Janss Rd., Thousand Oaks on Saturday, July 29.

Hitters should report at 8 a.m.

Pitchers should report at 10 a.m.

The season runs from Sept. 2 until Nov. 1.

The Giants will play in the Arizona Fall Classic from Oct. 10-13.

The SoCal Giants are managed by San Francisco Giants scout Chuck Fick.

Sign-ups can be done online at

Fir more information, call Fick at 805-443-3938 or send an email to