Sports Briefs - Week of 4/16/15

Bloom Run

The sixth annual Mountain Area Bloom Run will be held at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 18, at the Yosemite Lakes Park Clubhouse. The event features a two-mile fun walk, 5K trail run, and 10K trail and road run.

Pre-registration fees are $30 for all running events, and $25 for the two-mile fun walk. Family discount registration fees are available. Race day registration will be held 6:30 a.m., at slightly higher rates. All proceeds benefit Rivergold Elementary School’s physical education programs.

Details: Sarah Curley, (559) 692-2329.

Bass Lake Fishing Derby

Applications are now available for the 2015 Annual Bass Lake Fishing Derby. The Derby will be held Saturday and Sunday May 2-3, at Bass Lake. The $55,000 tournament will include 150 trout worth $100 each, and 847 trout worth $20 and three grand prize fish worth a combined $25,000 - one worth $5,000 and two worth $10,000.

Registration is $25 per person and $60 per family (family registration limited to husband and wife and up to three children under the age of 16). All participants must have a valid California Drivers License. Children under 16 are not required to have a license.

In order to qualify for prizes participants must be registered with the Bass Lake Fishing Derby prior to catching. Participants must register by 9 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015 and pick up their wristband at any of the three Fishing Derby Headquarters - The Forks Resort, Millers Landing, or Bass Lake Boat Rentals. Participants can validate their registration at Derby Headquarters on Derby Day(s).

Details: (559) 642-3676 or online,

Golf Tournament

An 18-hole scramble golf tournament will be held Thursday, April 30 at the River Creek Golf Course in Ahwahnee. Tee-off is at 9 a.m. and the cost of the tournament is $10 for entry and an additional $10 for lunch. The tournament is open to men and woman who have established a handicap.

Details: Maggie Martin (209) 683-8408