Tryout times for each division are as follows: Boys' and Girls' Div. 4 (second-grade) and Boys' Div. 3 (grades 3/4), 5 to 5:45 p.m.; all girls' divisions (Div. 3, grades 3/4; Div. 2, grades 5/6; Div. 1, grades 7/8), 6 to 6:45 p.m.; Boys' Div. 2 (grades 5/6) and Boys' 5th-Grade and 6th-Grade All-Net, 7 to 7:45 p.m., and Boys' 7th-Grade and 8th-Grade All-Net, 8 to 8:45 p.m.
Team practices begin in mid-October and are held once a week at Thurston. Games will be played every weekend, primarily on Saturdays, beginning in December through mid-March 2011. The cost for the season is $225 per player for NJB divisional play and $175 for All-Net players. Payment is due at the time of registration. For more information, call (949) 677-0391, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Laguna teams rank high in CIF polls
The Laguna Beach High boys' water polo team opens the 2010 season today as the No. 1 team in the CIF Southern Section preseason Division 3 rankings. The water polo team, which hits the road to face Villa Park — No. 4 in the Division 2 preseason poll — is one of five Laguna teams to enter the new school year with a lofty ranking.
The football team, which hosts Northwood today in the season opener for both schools, is No. 4 in the Southern Division poll. The boys' cross-country team, which won CIF and State championships last year, is No. 2 in the Division 4 preseason poll, and the girls' cross-country team is No. 8 in the Division 4 preseason poll.
Both teams begin the season Saturday at the Laguna Hills Invitational. The girls' volleyball team begins its campaign Tuesday as preseason No. 2 in Division I-A and hosts Newport Harbor, the No. 2 preseason pick in Division 1-AA.