The Napa Valley Cricket Club (NVCC) recently wrote the final check for funds that they raised over the winter to support victims of the October wildfires. A check for $600 to the Boys & Girls Club of Sonoma Valley wrapped up the donations from the fund that totaled $2150.
The Napa Vinos are the 2017 Last Man Stands San Francisco North Bay League Champs, winning the final against the LMS Yankies in a final over thriller at Piper Park, Larkspur. This is the first time Napa has taken the title, defending a low score of 113 off their 20 five-ball overs, getting the final two Yankies’ batsmen out in a double-play on the second last ball of the innings, with the Yankies falling two runs short on 111.
Hugely anticipated by the many Australian ex-pats who live in the Napa Valley the AFL (Australian Football League) Grand Final takes place on Friday September 30. The game will be shown live at Compadres Rio Grille in Napa with the “first bounce” scheduled for 9:30pm PST.