Category archives for: Youth

Library invites children to Royal Valentine Tea Party


Children are invited to dress up as a prince or princess for a Royal Valentine Tea Party at Ramona Library at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 14.

The hour-long celebration in the library’s children’s area will include activities and crafts.

Miss Ramona Brianna Abarca and Teen Miss Ramona Shannon Singleton are expected to appear in their princess regalia. A “tea” of punch and snacks, such as heart-shaped cookies, will round out the holiday event.

Intra soccer announces tryouts


Intra Soccer, a competitive soccer club in Ramona, will hold tryouts for youth teams the week of Feb. 17-21 at Ramona Soccer Fields.

Below is the tryout schedule for the different teams:

•Boys Under 10: 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, and Thursday, Feb. 20, Field 4

Boys and Girls Club basketball Star Standouts


Devan Matthews, 12, is a sixth-grader at James Dukes Elementary School. His favorite sport is basketball but he also likes to play football with his friends. He enjoys hiking with his family, air soft battles with his friends, video games and RC cars.

Arsenal FC to offer soccer tryouts

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Arsenal FC San Diego will hold soccer tryouts on Saturday, Feb. 22, and Sunday, Feb. 23, at Ramona High School, 1401 Hanson Lane.

Tryouts will be for boys and girls from ages 8 to 14. Girls will try out from 1 to 3 p.m.; boys from 2:45 to 5 p.m.

Arsenal FC says it helps take soccer players to the next level. Athletes will receive training from highly-experienced, professional coaches who have played in U.S. Open, professional indoor, and college levels, according to the organization.

Last weekend for Ramona Soccer League spring registration

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Ramona Soccer League hosts its last weekend of signups for the spring season this Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., outside Quiznos, 1664 Main St., in the Stater Bros. shopping center.

RSL’s spring games will be on Sundays, starting after 12:30 p.m. The first game will be March 9 (March 2 for adults). There will be eight games and no games the Sundays before and after spring break. The cost is $70 for children; $75 for adults. For more information or to register by mail, see

Boys and Girls Club Star Standouts


Genevieve Wallace just turned 10 years old and is in the fourth grade at Ramona Community School. Despite this being her first season of basketball, she is quickly learning to dominate the court with her teammates. Genna just finished up her fifth season of fall soccer with the Ramona Soccer League as part of an All Star team that came in first place at

RHS baseball team, coaches instruct young players


Ramona High School’s baseball team and coaches pose with youth players who participated in their clinic on Jan. 26.

Youth wrestlers win medals at Beach Brawl


Ramona Wrestling Club, “The Pound,” took four wrestlers to compete in the 2nd Annual Beach Brawl at San Clemente High School and three brought back first-place medals.

The Jan. 12 tournament consisted of 400 wrestlers from California, Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.

Bringing home first-place medals were:

Intra soccer to hold tryouts in February


Intra, a competitive soccer club in Ramona, will hold tryouts for younger teams during the week of Feb. 17-21 at the Ramona Soccer Fields.

Tryouts will be conducted for the following teams:

Boys Under 10, Boys Under 11, Boys Under 12, Boys Under 13, Boys Under 14, and Girls Under 11.

Youth invited to free fishing derby at Lake Poway on Feb. 8

A free Youth Only Fishing Derby will be hosted by the City of Poway at Lake Poway on Feb. 8, starting at 6 a.m.

The lake will be stocked with 1,500 pounds of fish. Prizes and a free barbecue will conclude the event.

Participants can avoid the early-morning rush to the derby by camping the night before at Lake Poway. For a $15 registration fee, participants can get fishing tips from the pros, enjoy a free dinner, and camp under the stars.