Sports Briefs

May 18, 2010

Figueras to hold football academy

Former Glendale High and University of Oregon football player Jaiya Figueras will conduct the West Coast Football Academy from 12:30-2 p.m. Saturdays at the Glendale Sports Complex, 2200 Fern Lane, Glendale.

The cost is $25 per session and the event will focus on basic fundamentals, evaluations and more.

For more information, visit the organization’s website at

Basketball clinic being conducted

Full Force Basketball Academy will hold five-week youth basketball clinics Mondays and Thursdays at the Glendale YWCA, 735 E. Lexington Drive, Glendale.


The elite basketball training and conditioning clinic will run from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays. The shooting clinic will be conducted 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays.

The clinics are geared for boys and girls of all ages.

For more information, call (818) 731-8014.

Karapetyan Soccer Academy

Harut Karapetyan, a former striker on the Los Angeles Galaxy and Armenian National Team, will conduct his soccer academy Tuesdays and Fridays. The event will run from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at the Glendale Sports Complex, 2200 Fern Lane, Glendale.

The development program is geared for ages 5-12 and will cover fundamentals.

For more information, call (818) 392-8666 or visit the organization’s website at

Falcon Baseball Camp set

The first Falcon Summer Baseball Camp will be held 9 a.m. to noon June 28 through July 1 at Stengel Field in Glendale.

The event will be spearheaded by the Crescenta Valley High baseball coaching staff and will focus on fundamentals ranging from defense to pitching to hitting.

The camp is geared for those age 7-13 and the cost is $130.

For more information, contact Crescenta Valley High baseball Coach Phil Torres at (818) 249-5871, ext. 6110 or via e-mail at

Basketball camp set to take place

The fifth annual Coach Z Basketball Camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26-30 at Crescenta Valley High’s gymnasium, 2900 Community Drive, La Crescenta.

The camp, conducted by Crescenta Valley boys’ basketball Coach Shawn Zargarian, is geared for athletes 6-13.

The cost is $225 and include T-shirts, trophies, guest speakers and instruction.

For more information, contact Zargarian at

Water polo players sought

Falcon Water Polo Club (formerly Santa Clarita Valley Water Polo Club) is seeking boys and girls between the ages of 8-13.

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