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Briefs: Football camp coming to Edison

April 10, 2013

The Get Skillz Football Camp for youth grades K through eighth is Sunday at Edison High.

The camp is run by Edison senior Elijah Herrera (All-Sunset League, All-CIF) and other Charger players from the school's 2012 CIF Southern Section Southwest Division championship football team and will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. at the school's front field. Agility, seven-on-seven and one-on-one drills, and a punt, pass and kick competition, will be offered. A $15 donation per camper is requested with all proceeds benefiting the David Bolda Football Scholarship Memorial Fund. The fund will support a Pop Warner Football student-athlete by offering a scholarship toward assistance in paying Pop Warner registration fees.

For more information, email ElijahHerrera1995@yahoo.com.

— From staff reports

Registration now open

Huntington Beach Jr. All-American Football and Cheer 2013 registration is now open.

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Register today to secure your child's jersey number and take advantage of the "Early Bird Pricing," by visiting http://www.hbjaaf.com.

The website also includes listings of the chapter's upcoming football camps.

Team practices and home games are conducted at Huntington Beach High.

HBJAAF, whose teams go by the nickname, "Oilers," is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the benefits of organized football and cheer to the children ages 5 to 14 of Huntington Beach. It is one of 28 Jr. All-American Football organizations located in Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside counties that are members of Orange County Junior All-American Football (OCJAAF).

For more information, email info@hbjaaf.com.

— From staff reports

Edison poker tournament fundraiser

Edison High will hold its second Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament, a fundraiser to benefit the school's athletic department, on May 4 at the Huntington Beach Elks Lodge (7711 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach).

The event includes food, prizes and a silent auction. Registration can be found at http://www.ehspoker.com. Registration also will be accepted at the door starting at 5 p.m. the day of the event and first hand will be drawn at 6 p.m. The tournament is limited to 250 people and participants must be 21 years of age.

— From staff reports

Camp taking place at Marina

A Youth Strength and Speed Camp is underway at Marina High. Camp sessions are from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. every Monday through Thursday at the school's track until June 6.

The sessions are open to youth in grades sixth through eighth and are geared to prep athletes to compete on the track, field or court.

Sessions will focus on speed development and mobility through strength, power, explosiveness, technique, safety, change of direction and sprinting mechanics, conditioning, injury prevention, leadership and character and work ethic development.

The cost is $5 per session and one-on-one sessions are available.

Youth will be coached by George Pascoe (Marina varsity football head coach), Andrew Bonsall (Marina freshman football head coach), and Turill Engleman (Marina varsity football speed and strength coach).

For more information, call Bonsall at (714) 469-5503.

— From staff reports

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