JANUARY 6, 1997

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Youth basketball hosts NYBA nights

   The Northshore Youth Basketball Association is having NYBA nights at the local high schools to show their support of prep men's and women's basketball teams and programs. All families are invited to attend these home games and cheer on their local high school team to victory.
   Scheduled dates are:

Equine health series planned

   Rainland Farm Equine Clinic and Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Club are continuing to offer a weekly series of six seminars on Thursday evenings from 7:30-9 p.m. beginning Jan. 9 at the Little Bit Conference Center in Woodinville.
   Included in the seminars will be informative handouts, hands-on wet labs with the patient Little Bit horses, refreshments, and the lecture. Cost is $15 per session in advance, $18 at the door on a space available basis and $75 prepaid for the series.
   Seminar topics include Equine First Aid (Jan. 9); Everything You Wanted To know About Artificial Insemination (Jan. 16); The Ins and Outs of Equine Insurance (Jan. 23); No Foot, No Horse (Jan. 30); Therapeutic Shoeing (Feb. 6); and The Perils of Poisonous Plants (Feb. 13).
   All proceeds from the series benefit the Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Program. Call 483-2255 for information.

Baseball sign-ups

   Woodinville West Little League will hold sign-ups Jan. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Hollywood Hill Elementary School in the gym.

Baseball coach clinic set

   The Northwest Baseball Coaches' Clinic will be held Feb. 22-23 at Redmond High School. The staff at the clinic will include high school and college coaches, professional ball players, and umpires. Preseason conditioning, coaching strategies, team preparation, and mechanics of pitching and hitting are among the topics to be covered. Cost is $75 per person. Call 324-8365.

Cross country ski classes

   A variety of weekend cross country ski classes are designed for the first time skier through Redmond Parks and Recreation. Students are taught in a nonthreatening, small group environment. All students must attend the mandatory ski clinic at Bellevue REI held on the Monday evening prior to the trip. Preregistration is required. Call 556-2300 for registration information. Cost is $40.
   Experienced skiers can join the Outing Club to explore some of the Cascade Mountains' most picturesque roads and trails. Leave the driving and the snow park permit to us. Go by charter tour bus, which picks up from the Bellevue REI. Fee includes transportation for five trips. Call for more information, 556-2300.

Youth Snapple basketball continues

   Snohomish County Snapple Shootout Basketball will continue its youth tournament series on Jan. 18-19 at Sultan. Divisions are offered for boys 5th/6th, 7th, and 8th grades and girls 5th/6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Cost is $165 per team. For further information, call (360) 794-0655.

U.W. coaches attack cancer

   Basketball coaches Bob Bender and June Daugherty of the U.W. Huskies have announced their participation in the Three-Point Attack on Cancer.
   Individuals, businesses, and clubs can participate by pledging a specific dollar amount for every 3-point shot the Huskies make during the 1996-1997 season. Pledges will be collected after the final game.
   For more information, call 1-800-345-TEAM and give the team something to shoot for as they put a full-court press on cancer.