The cavalry rides into town this week, just in time to hit the road with the San Luis Obispo Blues.
Coming off a 7-3 summer collegiate baseball loss to the Conejo Oaks on Friday, the Blues’ record fell to 3-3 and 1-1 in the California Collegiate League.
But San Luis Obispo spent the early portion of its schedule waiting for a group of core players to finish their seasons with their collegiate teams in NCAA regional play.
Many of those players have joined the Blues, and San Luis Obispo manager Chal Fanning is hoping they help turn around a so-so start as the team heads into six-game road trip.
“Now that we’ve got everyone coming in, we just need to work on some continuity and some get,” Fanning said. “Hopefully that starts with this road trip, bringing us an opportunity to bond.”
The Blues fell behind the Oaks 7-1 on Friday after Conejo scored two-run rallies in the second and fourth innings and put up three runs in the seventh.
Matt Shortall was the only San Luis Obispo player with multiple hits, batting 3 for 3 with a run and an RBI triple.
SILAS BOOK SIGNING
Local sports radio host C.J. Silas will be signing copies of her recently published memoir “No Girls Allowed: The Jock & Jill Mentality of Sports Broadcasting” from 2 to 5 p.m. at Chamisal Vineyards in San Luis Obispo.
Silas, host of “The C.J. Silas Show” from 7 to 8 a.m. Saturdays on ESPN 1280, has been an on-air personality for national radio outlets ESPN, Fox Sports and CBS Sportsline.
The book details her path in sports media from girlhood to Syracuse University and through a professional life that led her to settle on the Central Coast, where she has also spent the past 10 years as the public address announcer for Cal Poly baseball.
SLO SUMMER TENNIS CAMP
Creative Athletics is now accepting registration for its four-day tennis camps running throughout the summer.
The camps begin June 25 and finish at the end of August and are for athletes ages 6-15. The cost ranges from $60-$100.
For more information, contact Scott Clear at 431-6758 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.