September 30, 2014

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Baseball

l  THE ACE PROGRAM is now accepting team and individual registrations for fall leagues. Age groups are available for ages 8-14. The games will be played at Volunteer Park in Strongsville. Visit www.amateurcoacheseducation.com for more information. Space is limited.
 l  ELITE UNDER-11 TEAM is being created for the 2008 season and beyond. Extensive training program is included and the team will schedule against other top competitors. If interested in upcoming tryouts, e-mail gator11ubaseball@aol.com.

Basketball

l  THE GREAT LAKES BASKETBALL Showcase will be held July 28-29 at Garfield Heights Sports Center. Team fees are $275 for six games over two days or $150 for three games on one day. Individuals can sign up for $50 for three games. For more information, call 216-254-8424 or visit www.eteamz.com/baseline2baseline.
 l  THE MID AMERICA YOUTH Basketball National Tournament will be Aug. 2-5 in Wichita, Kan. and Stillwater, Okla for boys and girls grades 3-12. Four games are guaranteed. For more information, visit www.mayb.com or call 316-284-0354.
 

l  THE CYO ATHLETIC PROGRAM is sponsoring a 3-on-3 summer tournament for boys and girls in grades 4-9 July 27. The team fee is $60. For more information, call 330-374-8326 or register online at www.akroncyo.org/athletics.
 l THE FIFTH ANNUAL Ohio Premier Pro-Am women’s league will begin soon on Wednesday’s at Garfield Heights High School. There will be eight games. Cost is $65 per player and $650 a team. Pro, college and high school players are welcome. For more information, go to www.ncbahoops.com or call 216-254-8424.

l PHIL ARGENTO JR,. Ohio’s high school and college career 3-point leader, is offering individual and small group instruction at Lutheran West High, OhioNets Sports Complex and Pinnacle on weekends and select weekday evenings. Call 440-227-7027 or e-mail hoops51@hotmail.com for more information or to schedule a time.
 Football

l THE SUMMIT PORTAGE Officals Assocation will offer officiating classes Aug. 7 at 143 Northwest Ave., Building A in Tallmadge at 7 p.m.. Classes will continue on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. The cost of the classes is $90 and covers books, testing materials and registration with the Ohio High School Athletic Association. For more information, call Ed Markowski at 330-896-4365.

l A YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP will be held July 30 throught Aug. 1 at Brunswick’s Judy Kirsh Stadium. The camp is open to grades 4-8. More information is available at the Brunswick Recreation Center or by calling 216-235-5145.

Misc.

l THE MEDINA GENERAL HOSPITAL’S Brunswick Immediate Care Center will offer sports, work and camp physicals on a first come, first serve basis. The cost of the physicals is $40 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost falls to $25 on Saturday and Sunday from 5-9 p.m. Insurance will not be billed.  Payment is due at the time of physical.  A parent must be present.  No appointment necessary.
 l MEDINA COMMUNITY RECREATIONAL Center is running a summer membership special through Aug. 31. Resident rates will be $85 or $225 for families. Non-resident rates are $125 and $325. For more information contact the MCRC front desk at 330-721-6900.

l KEYSTONE HIGH SCHOOL is accepting letters of interest and resumes for the position of athletic director for the 2007-08 school year. Send information to Keystone High School, 580 Opportunity Way, P.O. Box 65, LaGrange, Ohio, 44050, Attn. Tom Clary. Any questions call 440-355-5132.

Outdoors

l THE NORTHEAST OHIO CATFISH Angler’s Tournament Series will conduct an open catfish tournament on July 28th at Berlin Lake. Registration starts at 5 p.m. at the public boat ramp north of State Route 224 on the west side of the lake. Fishing will also be permitted in Lake Milton. For more information, visit neocats.bravehost.com or call Jeff at 740-282-2956.

l ANGLERS AND HUNTERS are reminded by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to purchase 2007-08 fishing and hunting licenses. Resident hunting and fishing licenses cost $19 each, while deer and turkey permits are an additional $24 each. Hunters age 17-and-under and some Ohio senior citizens are eligible for discounted licenses. A one-day Ohio fishing license costs $11.

l THE BOYDS, Harry and Holly, are two former Medina County residents who own three hunting cabins near Barnesville. For more information on the cabins Harry Boyd can be contacted at www.coolcabinstuff.com or harry@cabinstuff.com or by calling 330-620-3082 or 740-757-2865.

I BEAVER CREEK Sportsman’s Club will have archery meets the second Sunday of each month and shoots on the fifth Sunday of five-week months. The meets run from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, $4 for children. For more information call 330-482-9360 or 330-427-6473 the day of shoots.
 Running

l  THE PARKERSBURG NEWS and Sentinel Half Marathon will be held in Parkersburg, W. Va. Aug. 18-19. Along with the half marathon there will be a two-mile race, junior races and tiny tot races. For more information or to register, go to www.newsandsentinel.com/halfmarathon.

Soccer

l  HIGHLAND HIGH School is in need of a junior varsity girls soccer coach. If interested, contact head coach Jaclyn Raub at 330-607-6317.

l  THE CLOVERLEAF SOCCER Association, in conjuction with Pennine United, will host a summer camp Aug. 6-9 at the CSA fields located at the intersection of U.S. Route 224 and Buffham Road in Harrisville Township. Ages 5-14 are welcome. For registration forms, details and prices visit www.cloverleafsoccer.com. Deadline is Aug. 1.
 l  THE BUCKEYE SOCCER Association will  have referee clinics Aug. 18 and 25, starting at 10 a.m. The clinics will be held at the Buckeye Library.  For more information, call 330-725-4722.

l THE LADY KNIGHTS Soccer Club of Medina will be holding tryouts for open positions for girls U10 through U14. Interested players should register at www.LKSC.com or call Ted Goeltz at 330-416-0757.

l KEYSTONE HIGH SCHOOL is accepting applications for head boys coach. Send letters of interest to Keystone High School, P.O. Box 65, 580 Opportunity Way, LaGrange, Ohio 44050. Attention to Ted Gordon, athletic director. Any questions call 440-355-5132.
 Softball

l AN ASA MEN’S CLASS D tournament will be held at Lions Fields in Bucyrus on Aug. 4. The tournament is double elimination and the cost is $90 per team. For more information, call 419-512-8382 or 419-405-2051 after 5 p.m.

l BEER BELLYZ SOFTBALL BASH will be held Aug. 4 at Hamilton Park in Mansfield. The event is open to the first 16 ASA D class men’s teams. Team fee is $125. For more information, call 419-961-8553.

l THE 4TH ANNUAL BRUNSWICK B.A.T Cage fall baseball and fastpitch softball leagues will start August 18th for boys and August 19th for girls.  Visit www.brunswickbatcage.com or call 330 273-9559 for more information.

Tennis

l PARAMOUNT TENNIS JUNIOR Summer Tennis Camps will offer camps during the summer in mornings (9-11:30 a.m) and afternoon sessions (1-3:30 p.m.). Players can sign up for a full week, multiple weeks or one day a week throughout the program. For more information go to www.paramounttennisclub.com or call tennis director Luke Taylor at 330-239-1800.

l PARAMOUNT TENNIS CLUB will hold its Mighty Munchkin Camps for boys and girls ages 4-6 the weeks of Aug. 6 and Aug. 13. The camps are Monday to Friday from noon to 1 p.m. Cost is $75 per member each week and $90 for non-members. There will also be a 10 percent multi-week discount.

l PARAMOUNT TENNIS CLUB will hold its girls high school drill sessions for players looking to get ready for their upcoming season July 30 through Aug. 3. Emphasis is on strengthening stroke mechanics and efficiency, exposure to endurance and strength training drills to increase stamina. Singles, doubles and match play strategy included. The morning session will be from 9-11:30 a.m., while the afternoon session will be 1-3:30 p.m. Cost is $187.50 for members and $225 for non-members.

Volleyball

l  CLAGGETT MIDDLE SCHOOL seventh and eighth grade tryouts will be held Aug. 6-10 at the school from 8-11 a.m..  Potential players are required to have a sports physical form completed and in hand before participating.  For more information, call 330-636-3600 or Coach Bomback at 330-648-2883.