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Santa Maria Babe Ruth sign-ups

The Santa Maria Babe Ruth League will hold several sign-up sessions at Straw Hat Pizza in Santa Maria in the month of January.

Early bird sign-ups will take place today from 2-5 p.m. Registration fee during the early sign-up sessions is $115.

The registration fee for the rest of the sign-up sessions is $130. Sign-up sessions after Jan. 6 included Jan. 11 from 5-8 p.m., Jan. 13 from 2-5 p.m., Jan. 18 from 5-8 p.m., Jan. 20 from 2-5 p.m., Jan. 25 from 5-8 p.m., and Jan. 27 from 2-5 p.m.

New players must have a parent or guardian present at a sign-up session, along with a berth certificate and proof of address.  For more information, contact Liz at 688-5204. 

SM Northside sign-ups

The Santa Maria Northside Little League is holding a series of registration dates in January.

Registration dates at the Edwards Center are Jan. 9 and 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Registration at the Santa Maria Town Center Mall will take place Jan. 14 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Registration will coast $90. Fundraiser tickers will cost $50, for a total cost of $140.

Tryouts will take place Jan. 20, 21 and 28 at Tunnell Park, Northside's home site. Tryouts for eight-to-10-year-olds will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tryouts for 11-12-year-olds will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Late registration fee is $100. The fundraiser ticket price during late registration will remain at $50 for a total cost of $150.

Contact Rick Smith at 805-878-0958 or Lynn Johnson at 805-621-3692 for more information.   

Lompoc Babe Ruth registration

Lompoc Babe Ruth has begun sign-ups for its 2018 season.

The fee is now up to $175 for all registration dates at Meyer Field; Saturdays, Jan. 13 and 20 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., and Wednesdays, Jan. 10, 17 and 24 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

A birth certificate is required at registration.

Tryouts will be held at Meyer Field at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, Jan. 27 and Feb. 3.

The opening day barbecue will be held on Saturday, March 3.

Volunteers are needed for board positions, managers, coaches and umpires.

For more information, email

Santa Ynez looking for JV baseball coach

Santa Ynez High School is still looking for junior varsity baseball coaches.

Prospective coaches can contact SYVUHS athletic director Cris Avery at (805) 686-3566. 


Senior Sports Reporter