SM All-Star Rebels fundraisers coming up 

There are several fundraisers ongoing to help send the Santa Maria All-Star Rebels, a competitive cheer team, to upcoming competitions.

The group has organized an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner scheduled for Friday, Jan. 19 at the Veterans Hall in Santa Maria. The dinner includes salad, garlic bread and a drink and runs from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The team also has a flapjack fundraising breakfast at Applebee's set for Sunday, Feb. 18, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The cost is $10.

The club is also currently selling candy bars for $1.

For more information, contact coach Crystal Lopez at (805) 314-4887.

Umpires wanted

The Los Padres Officials Baseball Unit is looking for prospective umpires to call games at the high school level during the 2018 season. No experience is necessary.

Games will take place from Paso Robles to Lompoc. Those interested are requested to email and leave contact information so the organization can respond to them.   

Orcutt Babe Ruth sign-ups

Orcutt Babe Ruth is holding several registration sessions for the 2018 season.

Sign-ups continue on Wednesday, Jan. 17 and Thursday, Jan. 18 from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Giavannis Pizza in Orcutt.

There will be two days of registration at Orcutt Babe Ruth's ballpark — Morrison Field — from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturdays, Jan. 20 and 27.

Tryouts will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10 beginning at 11 a.m.

Call Orcutt Babe Ruth League President Bryn Smith at 451-8516 for more information on sign-ups or for anyone interested in coaching.

Santa Maria Babe Ruth sign-ups

The Santa Maria Babe Ruth League will hold several sign-up sessions at Straw Hat Pizza in Santa Maria in the month of January.

The registration fee for the sign-up sessions is $130. Sign-up sessions include Jan. 18 from 5-8 p.m., Jan. 20 from 2-5 p.m., Jan. 25 from 5-8 p.m., and Jan. 27 from 2-5 p.m.

New players must have a parent or guardian present at a sign-up session, along with a berth certificate and proof of address.

For more information, contact Liz at 688-5204.  

Santa Maria Northside LL sign-ups

Santa Maria Northside Little League is holding a final registration date today.

The sign-up session at the Edwards Center is scheduled for Tuesday, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Registration will cost $90. Fundraiser tickert will cost $50, for a total cost of $140.

Tryouts will take place Jan. 20, 21 and 28 at Tunnell Park, Northside's home site. Tryouts for 8 to 10-year-olds will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Tryouts for 11 and 12-year-olds will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The late registration fee is $100. The fundraiser ticket price during late registration will remain at $50 for a total price of $150.

Contact Rick Smith at 805-878-0958 or Lynn Johnson at 805-621-3692 for more information.

Lompoc Babe Ruth registration

Lompoc Babe Ruth registration is ongoing.

The fee is now $175 for all registration dates at Meyer Field; Saturday, Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. until noon, and Wednesdays, Jan. 17 and 24 from 6 to 7 p.m.

A birth certificate is required at registration.

Tryouts will be held at Meyer Field at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, Jan. 27 and Feb. 3.

The opening day barbecue will be held on Saturday, March 3.

Volunteers are needed for board positions, managers, coaches and umpires.

For more information, email


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