• Tryouts: The new Women’s Professional Football team California Crush is having a tryout combine on Sunday, Oct. 17 at 9 a.m. at Tierra Bonita Park, 44910 27th St. East, Lancaster.

Interested players must be 17 and older (some restrictions apply).

For more information, visit or call Fabien Blackson at 954-892-0907, Dwayne Simon at 310-592-5518 or the front office at 661-874-6558.


• Weekly classes: Come join the fun and learn to play pickleball. 

Play on the Pickleball Courts at Sgt. Steve Owen Memorial Park on Saturday 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday and Tuesday 5-7:30 p.m. Equipment and instruction provided by Joe Dagata, call 661-943-3357 for more information.

Advanced players are welcome to join Team AV Pickleball. For more information call/text Dana Young at 661-209-0451. Team AV practices regularly in Palmdale and competes out of the area winning Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. 


Clinics: Aero Volleyball Club is holding volleyball clinics for all volleyball players who want to sharpen their skills on the court.

The clinics are every Sunday in September from 5-7 p.m. in the Antelope Valley College gymnasium, 3041 West Ave. K, Lancaster.

Cost is $20 per player.

Tryouts: Aero Volleyball Club is holding tryouts for girls 14-and-under on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 2-3:30 p.m. in the AVC gym, 3041 West Ave. K, Lancaster. 

Makeup tryouts for girls 12-18 will be Sunday, Oct. 3 from 2-3:30 p.m.

All tryouts are in the AVC gym and cost is $25 per player.

A parent or guardian must be present to sign a waiver.

For more information, contact Mark Cruz at 661-400-0174 or The club’s website is

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