Mark Twain St. Joseph’s Hospital will hold its Fall Health Fair from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 6, on the hospital campus in San Andreas. The event will also feature a Fall Calaveras 5K Run/Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness. The course is on Murray Creek Road in San Andreas. The cost is $10 for children ages 6 to 12 and $20 for individuals older than 13. Children younger than 6 are free. All race proceeds go to the Calaveras Cancer Support Group. For race information, call 754-2567.

Calaveras Youth Wrestling sign-ups

Calaveras Youth Wrestling will be holding sign-ups Friday, Oct. 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Round Table Pizza in Valley Springs. Cost is $65 per child ($55 per sibling). Open to ages 8-16 (must turn 8 years old within the school year and not higher than eighth grade). For more information, visit or call Sandi Martinez at 404-1909. “Like” Calaveras Youth Wrestling on Facebook.

Mixed doubles tennis tournament

Tennis players from throughout the Mother Lode are invited to sign up for the Murphys Area Community Tennis Association (MACTA) Mixed Doubles Tournament to be held Saturday, Oct. 13 at Bret Harte High School in Angels Camp, and MACTA’s Wintercreek Facility behind the historic schoolhouse on Jones St. in Murphys. Registration deadline is Oct. 11, but those interested in taking part are encouraged to register as soon as possible. The tournament is open to players of all ages and abilities. Tennis enthusiasts can register by contacting tournament director Jim Triolo at 728-2966 or, or Tom Reiter at 795-4865 or Players can register as individuals or as a team. There will be two flights established based on the skill of the registered participants. A round-robin tournament, preliminary matches will be played at both locations beginning at 8:30 a.m. The finals will take place around 1:30 p.m. at the recently refurbished Murphys courts. Prizes will be awarded to winners and runners-up in each flight. Entry fee is $20 per player or $35 for a team, plus a can of balls. The event is a fundraiser to help MACTA maintain the Wintercreek Facility, to sponsor youth and adult clinics, and to continue to promote tennis in Murphys and the surrounding communities.

CHS soccer used sporting goods fundraiser

The Calaveras High boys soccer program is collecting used sporting goods to turn into Play It Again Sports in Jackson to earn money for equipment. The store has offered to double what it normally offers in consignment with proceeds benefitting the CHS soccer program. Used sporting goods equipment in usable condition can be dropped off at Play It Again Sports in Jackson (be sure to tell them it is for the Calaveras High boys soccer team), or call CHS soccer coach 754-1327 and the team will come pick up the equipment for you.

CHS spring sports coaching openings

Calaveras High is looking for head coaches for the following spring sports: JV and varsity softball; and JV girls soccer. If interested, please contact the district office for application. For more information, call CHS athletic director Mike Koepp at 754-1811, extension 5303.

Oakendell Pro-Am Golf Tournament

The ninth annual Pro-Am Golf Tournament, benefitting the Oakendell Boys’ Home, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26, at La Contenta. For more information about playing in the tournament or becoming a tournament sponsor, call Steve or Carol Mertens at 754-1249.

Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Memorial Golf Tournament.

The first Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, at La Contenta Golf Club in Valley Springs with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Cost is $100 per person, which includes green fees, shared golf cart, continental breakfast upon check in at 8 a.m.; post-golf Mexican buffet lunch, awards and prizes. Reserve your foursome today by contacting Paige Brown at 639-1102 (email:, Judy Peck at 920-7071 (email:, or Karen Mason at 223-5500 (email: This special memorial tournament celebrates the lives of Rob Brown and Chuck Peck, avid golfers and members of La Contenta Golf Club, who were supported by Hospice of Amador & Calaveras during their end of life process.

Cycling Challenge

The third annual Clark’s Corner Cycling Challenge to benefit the Interfaith Food Bank of Amador County and World Bicycle Relief will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chris Horner, 2011 Amgen Tour of California champion will be riding in the event, which features 10-mile, 30-mile and 50-mile options. For more information or to register, call Andrea at 274-2233.

Second annual CHS alumni wrestling

Calaveras High wrestling’s second annual Alumni Match Fundraiser will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at Calaveras High School. Come out and support the CHS wrestling program and see some of the best wresters Calaveras High has had wrestle in a dual meet style match. Admission is free and donations will be accepted at the door to support the CHS wrestling program. Any former CHS wrestlers interested in participating in this event should call Thomas Fragoza at 623-7153.

Weekly yoga in Rail Road Flat

The Friends of Rail Road Flat School present Fit Moms – a fitness fundraiser. Weekly yoga classes will be held Monday nights at 6 p.m. and Tuesday mornings at 9:30 with professional instructor Kristine Louise. A small instructor fee of $5 per class and an optional $2 fundraising donation to The Friends of Rail Road Flat School. Donations help fund the enrichment program offering classes to students during and after school in sports, gardening, construction, sewing, cooking, poetry, photography, and much more. Yoga Classes being held through summer break. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Autumn Andahl at 754-1032 or visit

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