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Spring Sports Scheduled To Begin Season
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With the basketball playoffs still under way this week, spring sports at Riverbank High School are gearing up for their beginning plays, provided the weather turns a little drier.

The Bruin co-ed track and field team is scheduled to begin the season today, Feb. 23, in a 3 p.m. home meet against both Johansen and Sierra teams. Coached by Ron Hebert and Monte Wood, the athletes are also signed up for the Sierra Relay Invitational this coming Saturday at 9 a.m.

Bsaeball is also slated to start today, with a home game against Central Catholic at 3:30 p.m. There is another home game scheduled against Sonora on Friday. The varsity coach is Mike Carrigg. Ryan Hern is coaching the junior varsity boys team.

The softball teams, both varsity and junior varsity, will start the three-day Riverbank Tournament today. Coached by Cassi Ross and Lisa Mila, both teams will take to the road against Central Catholic next Tuesday.

Also beginning this week, girls' soccer kicks off a tournament, the Riverbank Classic, onFriday and Saturday, Feb. 25 and 26. The team's coach is Roger Nelson.

The tennis squad has been fighting rainstorms to play some away matches since Feb. 15. They have a last away game against Ceres slated for Friday. They will play at home for the first time on Monday against Argonaut, then go on the road against Delhi the following day. Coaches are Bruce Edwards and Nathan Lyday.

Coached by John Bartlett, the golf team has also been seeking a dry day. The golfers are slated to play Waterford at home today, Edison away tomorrow, Central Catholic at home next Tuesday, March 1, and Modesto Christian again at home on March 2.