Junior Golf Summer Camp

La Contenta Golf Club will hold a Junior Golf Summer Camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 17 years old from July 9-11. Session includes golf instruction, range balls, refreshments and fun. Times are 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, and 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday. Cost is $59 per camper. Limited spots available. Sign-up in the La Contenta Golf Shop. For more information, call 772-1081.

Moke River Rafting

Reservations are being taken now for special guided raft trips on the Mokelumne River’s Electra-Middle Bar Run south of Jackson. The trips, guided by O.A.R.S. of Angels Camp, will take place on two July Sundays, the 14th and 28th, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The trip is suitable for all ages and no prior rafting experience is required. Cost is $75 per person or see our special online. Proceeds benefit the Foothill Conservancy’s Mokelumne River conservation and restoration programs. To reserve a spot, visit or For more information, contact Carolyn at 223-3508 or email

Calaveras Girls Basketball Camp

The 2019 Calaveras High School Girls Basketball Camp will be held for girls in grades 3 through 8 (based on 2019-20 school year) July 16 to 18 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each day at Calaveras High School. Each session will include instruction focused on the fundamentals of the game as well as a variety of competitions designed for players to put their skills to the test. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $50, which includes a T-shirt. For more information or to receive a registration form, call/text 217-4563 or email

Amador Fly Fishers meeting

The Amador Fly Fishers will hold their next monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16 at 810 Court Street in Jackson. Our July speaker will be Michelle Workman. She has 20 years of experience with EBMUD and 5 years of experience with the US Fish and Wildlife Service working on salmonid management and restoration projects on the Tuolumne River, Merced River and the San Joaquin River Restoration Program. Michelle will be presenting “Activities to Support Salmon Runs in the Mokelumne River” to highlight the actions taken by East Bay Municipal Utility District and other stakeholders that have led to the successes of the Mokelumne River salmon fishery. There will also be our monthly raffle of fly fishing gear and the great comradery of fellow fly fishers. Our other events and activities can be found at  

Michael Neville 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

The Michael Neville Memorial Foundation presents the 20th annual Michael Neville 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 20 at Bryson Park in Sutter Creek. Cost is $40 per team. All proceeds from the event, which also includes live music by DJ Epik, benefit the Bryson Park Improvement Project, local scholarships and athletics. For more information, call 200-7720 or visit

Junior Mustangs Tri-Tip Dinner

The Argonaut Junior Mustangs Tri-Tip Dinner will be held at 5 p.m. on July 20 at Evalynn Bishop Hall. The event will feature a 50/50 raffle, bake sale, beer and wine, cornhole competition and silent auction. Cost is $20 for adults and $10 for kids. Cost to enter cornhole competition is $20 per couple with the prize an Ironwood 885 Pellet Grill. For more information, call Amanda Naranjo at (916) 813-4786.

Mother Lode Madness 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

The 2019 Mother Lode Madness 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held on Sunday, August 11 at Calaveras High School in San Andreas. Cost to enter is $50 per team with boys and girls divisions for Youth (3/4 grade), Elementary (up to grade 6), Middle School (up to grade 8), JV (up to grade 10) and High School (up to grade 12), along with an Open Division. Up to four players allowed per team. Pre-registration required by August 4 online at (search: Mother Lode Madness). For more information, call/text 217-4563 or email

Calaveras Baseball part of three-in-one fundraising event

Calaveras Baseball is combining with the Erica Seawell Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Sheriff Gary Kuntz Memorial Scholarship fund for this year’s fundraiser, a three-in-one event - Octoberfest Festival, Scramble Golf Tournament and Cornhole Tournament -  on October 12 at La Contenta Golf Club in Valley Springs. Octoberfest will follow the traditional German celebration with beer tasting, Octoberfest Traditional Foods and Music. You can come just for Octoberfest or enter in the golf tournament and/or cornhole tournament. We are looking sponsors of all types and sizes. All funds raised will go towards field improvements at the Calaveras High Baseball Diamond and to fund both the Erica Seawell Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Sheriff Gary Kuntz Memorial Scholarship Fund. Tickets and entry forms will be available after the holiday at La Contenta and other establishments in the area. For more information, contact Tom DeLappe at 559-9659 or call the bar at La Contenta at 772-1082.

CYSL sign-ups

Online registration is now open for the 2019 Calaveras Youth Soccer League season at (click the Register Online tab). Cost is $100 per player (late fee applies after June 1). Opening Day is August 3. For more information, contact Jesus at

MLYSL Registration

Registration for the Mother Lode Youth Soccer League Fall 2019 season is now open. Register online at

Mace Meadows is back

Along with the coming blue skies of spring, the unmistakable sights and sounds of golf ... the Masters in Augusta, the PGA at Bethpage, and now, once again, at the Mace Meadows Golf Course. As one of two courses operating in Amador county, Mace Meadows presents an unique par 72 challenge among the towering pine, cedar and madrone forests of the lower Sierras. Located adjacent to CA Highway 88 in Pioneer, Mace Meadows Golf Course is at the intersection of Meadow and Fairway Drives. Mace Meadows features the Mountain Grille Restaurant, a local favorite, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a full sports bar, an event center for weddings, corporate meetings or tournament golf events. For more information regarding tee times, tournament bookings, social gatherings or corporate events, contact Mace Meadows Golf Course at 295-8808. 

Amador Running Club

The Amador County Running Club is open to runners of all ages and abilities. The club currently meets on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. in front of the fire station on Main Street in Jackson. The purpose of the club is to get local runners together to socialize, share training tips, set goals and prepare for upcoming races. For more information, email Cameron Duggan at or visit the Amador Running Club Facebook page.

Oro Madre Bass Anglers

The Oro Madre Bass Anglers 2019 season is underway. New members are welcome to join the team. Meetings will be held on the first Thursday of every month at Tackle Box Café at Lake Amador at 7 p.m. For more information, call 295-4996.

Foothill Fitness

Foothill Fitness: An Active Aging Project, meets weekly on the following days and times: Plymouth Town Hall, Monday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; New York Fitness, Jackson, Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Pine Grove Town Hall, Monday/Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Our Lady of the Pines, Pioneer, Monday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Sutter Creek Community Center, Monday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; The Volcano Armory, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Ione Methodist Church, Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. All classes are $1 donation.