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The Lancaster Barnstormers will hold auditions for National Anthem singers from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 23 at Center Court in Park City Center. Last year's auditions drew roughly 75 acts and several hundred spectators to Center Court. Candidates may preregister at www.lancasterbarnstormers.com. Walkups will be accommodated as time allows.
Athletes for Better Education will be holding a regional basketball tournament April 12-14 in the Reading area. Age divisions: 10-under, 11-under, 12-under, 13-under, 14-under, 15-under, 16-under and 18-under. Each team will be guaranteed at least four games. There are only a limited number of spots available in each division, so please respond promptly. Deadline: March 29. For more information and registration see our website at www.afbe.org or contact Jason Bieber at 866-906-2323 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manheim Township basketball is holding a spring shootout April 27-28 at the MTHS gym. Divisions: grade 7, 8, 9, JV and varsity. Each team is guaranteed three games. Fee: $175 per team. Entry deadline: April 22. For more info call Dan Relin at 560-6304 or 413-4241, or email email@example.com.
Manheim Township basketball is ofering a boys' Fast Break Basketball League beginning June 3 and meeting for 90 minutes every Monday at the MTHS gym, from 5-6:30 p.m. for boys entering grades 5-6, and from 6:30-8 p.m. for boys entering grades 7-8. Cost: $65, including t-shirt, instruction and games. For more info call Dan Relin at 560-6304 or 413-4241, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Richardson Hoops is now accepting team registration for its Summer Basketball League. There will be men's, women's, high school varsity girls' and boys' divisions. All games played indoors at The Link Center, 201 Noble St. Reading, PA 19611. For more info go to www.Richardsonhoops.com or contact Shaun Richardson at (484) 663-3750.
The Lancaster-Lebanon Basketball Officials Chapter is recruiting men and women interested in becoming PIAA basketball officials. Training and test preparation classes will be offered. If interested, email contact information to OfficialsTraining@hotmail.com. Classes begin in March.
The Lancaster Bocce League is accepting new teams and or players for the 2013 season. If you would like to enter a new team or be a new player please contact Bob Barbush at 948-1311 or email Bob at email@example.com.
The Warwick School District is seeking to immediately staff the following extra-duty positions for the 2013-14 school year: Junior High Head Football Coach, and Senior High Assistant Cross Country Coach. A recent Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check and Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance Check and FBI Clearance are needed. Interested individuals should e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or send a letter of interest and resume by Monday June 25, 2012 to: John C. Kosydar, Director of Athletics, Warwick High School, 301 W. Orange Street, Lititz, PA 17543, 626-3790.
Manheim Central is in need of a head junior high girls soccer coach. Interested applicants should contact athletic director George Derbyshire in the near future at 664-8429.
Lancaster Country Day is searching for girls soccer, boys soccer, and boys lacrosse coaches for the 2013-2014 school year -- various coaching positions at several levels will be available. High school Biology/Chemistry is the only teaching position open. Please contact AD Leigh Block for more details about the coaching roles (email@example.com or 404-428-6847).
Conestoga Valley School District, located in Lancaster, PA is currently accepting applications for the position of Head Football Coach. High school football coaching experience required, head coachor coordinator experience preferred. Interested candidates should mail/fax/email a cover letter, coaching resume, updated clearances (Act 151, Act 34, and FBI Fingerprint) and three letters of recommendation by March 5 to: Zac Kraft, Athletic Director, Conestoga Valley School District, 2110 Horseshoe Rd., Lancaster, PA 17601, 397-5226 (fax). E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lancaster Mennonite is searching for the following coaches: high school varsity girls volleyball coach starting fall 2013. Applicable background checks and pastor reference required. Contact Athletic Director Mike Yoder, at 299-0436, ext. 365 or email email@example.com.
Pro-Am Cycling 2013 events, presented by Bike Line: Saturday, March 16, Strasburg Road Race; Saturday, March 30, Salisbury Road Race (Gap); Saturday, April 20, Farmersville Road Race (Brownstown); Saturday-Sunday, June 1-2, Tour of Mount Joy; Saturday, June 29, Brownstown Road Race; Saturday, July 27, Kirkwood Road Race; Saturday, Aug., 17, Union Grove Road Race (East Earl); Saturday, August 31, Millport Road Race (Lancaster); and Saturday, Sept. 14, Hempfield Road Race (Lancaster). For more info go to proamcycling.com.
The Donegal Field Hockey Booster Club is offering field hockey clinics linics for 1st-6th graders starting on April 4 in the evenings and a week long camp from June 10-14. Both events will be under the director of head coach Jessica Shellenberger. Visit our website for registration forms: www.donegalfieldhockey.com or contact Coach Shellenberger with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cedar Crest Field Hockey will hold a Youth Camp at the Cedar Crest High School Campus from 9-11:30 a.m. June 17-20. Campers will receive a t-shirt and goodie bag. It is preferred if you pre-register by June 3, however registration will open until 8 a.m. June 17. Camp will be instructed by Olympian and Cedar Crest Head Coach Dana Sensenig Risser along with Falcons' coaching staff and current high school players. Designed for girls entering grades K-8th. $55 per camper. For more information and registration form, check the Cedar Crest High School website www.clsd.k12.pa.us or contact Cedar Crest Head Coach Dana Sensenig Risser at 272-2033 or email email@example.com.
Manheim Township Youth Football will hold Flag Football at Manheim Township High School on April 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 3:30-5 p.m. The cost is $10 and each player will receive a t-shirt. We welcome boys and girls from all schools. Please contact Lou Cesarone at firstname.lastname@example.org or Crystal Weaver at email@example.com.
The Lancaster Senior Golf Association will hold an informational meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 20 in the banquet facility at Four Seasons Golf Course. Tee times will be available after the meeting at 9:30 a.m. For more info call Chuck Daisy at 283-8500.
The Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour offers a summer long series of competitive golf tournaments for boys and girls residing in a Lancaster-Lebanon League school district, ages 9 through 18 (and still enrolled in school -- high school graduates are not eligible). Please visit www.lcjgt.com for more information and to register.
The Overlook 9-hole Ladies' Golf League welcomes players to a kickoff and membership meeting at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 12 at the Sandtrap at Overlook Golf Course. First tee-off will be April 2. For more info call Jennifer at 3680-5357.
The Kiwanis Cup Invitational Match Play Championship will be held at Dauphin Highlands Golf Club Friday, June 21. Proceeds support the treatment and care for the critically ill and mentally and/or physically-challenged children of our area at the Children's Miracle Network Children's Hospital at Hershey Medical Center and the Camp Lady Bug programs. Only 64 two-person teams slots are available and the deadline for registration is June 7. Team registration and sponsorship forms for this unique and popular team charity event are available by contacting Dr. Dale Treese by phone at 367-9144; email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or the Harrisburg District Golf Association's website, hdgolf.org.
A quoits tournament will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 27 at Reamstown Memorial Park Saturday. Doubles format only -- open to two-player teams of men, women or children. $40 per team. Proceeds go to Reamstown Memorial Park. No alcohol permitted. For more info contact James Brossman at 951-8162 after 6 p.m.
Conestoga Valley Community Center, 333 W. Main St., Leola, offers a wide variety of personal training, group fitness classes and more. See cvcommunitycenter.org or call 656-2822.
Ephrata Rec Center offers a variety of programs for all ages. Call 738-1167 or see ephratarec.com.
Greater Elizabethtown Area Recreation & Community Services offers a variety of programs. Call 367-0355 or see getintogears.org.
Hempfield Area Recreation Commission offers a variety of programs. Call 898-3102, ext. 38, or see hempfieldrec.com.
Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA, 800 Village Road, West Lampeter Township, offers a variety of leagues and programs. Call 464-4000 for information. See lsymca.com.
Lancaster Family YMCA, 265 Harrisburg Ave., offers fitness classes and program in a variety of sports. Call 397-7474 or see lancasterymca.org.
Lancaster Rec offers a variety of instructional, exercise and recreational programs. Call 392-2115, ext. 147 or go to www.lancasterrec.org.
Lititz recCenter offers programs for all ages. A new session of programs begins the week of March 4. For details see www.lititzrec.com.
Manheim Central Recreation Commission offers a variety of programs. Call MC Rec at 664-7506 or see mcrec.org.
Manheim Township Recreation Department offers a variety of leagues and programs. Call 290-7180, ext. 3100, or see manheimtownship.org/parks--rec.htm.
Masonic Life Center, Elizabethtown, has a variety of fitness programs and pool classes and swim times. For details, see masonicvillagespa.org (click on Elizabethtown under Location).
New Holland Rec Center offers a vareity of programs, including fitness and training classes. See newhollandrec.com.
Town Square Health Club in Manheim offers land and water exercise activities. Call Sue Rohrer at 664-6306.
The Buckskin Breakout 5K run/walk will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 23 at Conestoga Valley Middle School. Kids' half-mile fun run adfter the race. Walk-up registration at 7:30 a.m. Cost: $20, $3 for fun run. Course winds through CV farmland. Prizes for age group winners. For more info call Rick Periandi at 656-2068, ext. 2207.
The fifth annual Garden Spot Village Marathon will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 6. The 26.2-mile USA Track & Field (USATF)-certified, Boston Marathon-qualifier course begins and ends at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, Pa. A 13.1-mile half-marathon will also be available for participants who want a shorter course. Race packs will be available at 6:30 a.m., and a pre-race pasta dinner will be held on April 5. Participants will have access to showers, pool and hot tub after the race. Proceeds benefit the Garden Spot Village Benevolent Fund. For more information, or to register for the race, visit www.gardenspotvillagemarathon.org or email email@example.com.
9th Annual New Holland Farmer's 5k will be held at 8:30 a.m. April 20. Early discount registration open until April 5 for $15. Event-day registration welcome for $20. Free half-mile kids race for ages 12 and under immediately following 5k race. Register online through Active.com or see www.NewHollandRec.com for more information and/or to download registration form. Race director is Brent at firstname.lastname@example.org or 354-4747, ext. 103.
Lancaster Road Runners Club invites runners of all ages and abilities to participate in its autumn/winter fun runs at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Long's Park. The park is at the intersection of Harrisburg Pike and the Route 30 bypass, northwest of Lancaster city. Drive into the park lower entrance; after the Y, the road is now one way and the lake is on your left; park on the right. For more information, contact Steve at 201-3173 or see lrrclub.org. Information about Thursday evening and Sunday morning trail runs can also be found on the club website.
Penn Legacy will be hosting the 2013 Legacy Spring Showcase soccer tournament in Landsiville, girls Saturday, April 13 and boys Sunday, April 14. Open to all U15 through U17 teams. Over 500 college coaches will be invited to observe possible recruits. For more information and to register, go to www.pennlegacy.org, or email the tournament director at email@example.com.
Pennsylvania Soccer Academy's U13 girls tryouts will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11; Tuesday, April 23 and a rain date April 26 at John Rudy Park. The player's birthday should be after 7/31/00. If you can only make it to one tryout date that is fine, but please come to both if you are able. For more info go to www.pasocceracademy.org/.
LANCO Fieldhouse is hosting the 8th Annual Score For The Cure Soccer TournamentSaturday, May 18. Proceeds benefit the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation. The tournament is open to adult Women, Men, and Coed soccer teams. Minimum of three games and games are 6-on-6. For more information or to register a team go to www.lancofieldhouse.com or call 560-0717.
Penn United Force F.C. soccer tryouts, visit our website @ www.pennunitedforce.com for details on times, location, and age groups. For more info, please email Kosta Bournelis at firstname.lastname@example.org or Esther Frisbie at email@example.com.
Manheim Township Soccer Club's Travel Soccer Program is now accepting applications for the 2013/2014 soccer season for girls and boys ages U9-U18. No residency requirements. Visit www.mtsoccer.com for the tryout schedule and a link to the online registrations. Email questions regarding tryouts to Dave Miller @ firstname.lastname@example.org or call 606-6165.
Penn United Force F.C. announces the following tryout schedule at the back yard field behinf Red Rose Indoor Arena: Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 11: Boys U16 and U18, 5:30-6:45 p.m.; Boys U12, U13 and U8/U9 Coed Developmental, 6:45-8:00 p.m.; Thursday, April 4 and Monday, April 8: Girls U14, U15, and U18, 5:30-6:45 p.m.; Girls U12 and U13, 6:45-8 p.m.; Girls U9/U10 Developmental, 6:45-8 p.m. For more info email Kosta at email@example.com or Esther at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Falcon Futbol Club's summer camp series offers a wide variety of player development camps at the Cedar Crest Middle-High School Campus. Registration for each camp can be done on the FFC website at www.falconfutbolclub.com.
Falcon Futbol Club's FC's Spring Break All-Around Soccer Player Clinic will be held from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, March 29 on the indoor turf field at the In The Net Sports Complex, in Palmyra. For ages 9-16, with a possibility of expanded age groups. To register a team or as an individual call 838-8706 or 1-888-408-9119/6494 or go to www.inthenet.com.
The Jerry Ross Sunday Summer League is looking for teams for its 2013 summer league. Summer League starts in mid-April and ends in July. Teams play double headers. Fee includes everything. (umpires, balls, field rentals, and ASA registration). League plays at Rapho and Lancaster County Parks. For more info call Steve Enedy at 492-9816.
The Lady Stormers 12U JO Fast pitch Softball Team is looking for two players to join a great group of girls for the 2013 season. Please contact coach Darrell Brubaker for more details at 951-0758 or email@example.com.
The York Asthma Olympics to be held from 3-5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 10 at Central York High School Gymnasium. For kids ages 5-12. Registration begins at 2:30 p.m. The Asthma Olympics are sponsored by the American Lung Association in Pennsylvania. Children will compete in six events including the shuttle run, soccer ball dribble, obstacle course, 50 yard dash, football throw and long jump. $5 registration fee per child. Events are supervised by staff and volunteers, including trained medical personnel. A Parent Education Session is offered. Advance registration is required. To register an Olympian, volunteer or for more information, contact Tracy Ingram at 541-5864 ext. 20 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ephrata Rec Center will be offering a beginner, intermediate, high school and Sunday off-season stroke clinics for competitive swimmers beginning March 24-26. For more information, please contact Cindy Drob at 738-1167 x-112 or email@example.com.
GEARS is offering Deep Water Workout, Aquacise, Arthritis Aquatics, Water Aerobics classed, all held at the Masonic Village Patton Pool (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). To register or for more information, go online at GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.
Elizabethtown College Swim Team is offering a Stroke and Turn Clinic that is geared toward improving the competitive swimmer. Previous experience on a swim team is recommended. The cost of the Clinic is $65 per swimmer for the five-week program. Clinic runs from 4:30-5:30 or 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday/Wednesday/Friday from April 1-May 3. To register or for more details email firstname.lastname@example.org. Preregistration is required.
Elizabethtown College Swim Team is offering swimming lessons for children ages 3 and up. We will provide both morning and evening lessons. The cost of lessons is $35 per child for six classes (one session). The lessons will start March 11. For details or to register please email email@example.com.
Lititz recCenter offers Master's Swim Clinic from 11 a.m.-noon Sundays or 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Monthly fee. For details, visit lititzrec.com or call 626-5096, ext. 227.
Hempfield Area Recreation Commission is sponsoring the Tri For Life Triathlon & Duathlon at 8 a.m. Sunday, April 14 at at Hempfield Rec Center. The event, designed for athletes of all ability levels, is open to individuals 16 years of age and older on race day and two- or three-person relay teams. Cash prizes will be given for top three overall male/female, and awards are given for top three male/female age group, and top three relay teams. Participants will receive a shirt, race packet, post-race food and refreshments. Additional information and maps, as well as online registration, is available at www.hempfieldrec.com. Registration deadline is April 8. For more info contact Jeff Book, 898-3102, ext. 36, firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds from the race benefit Hempfield Area Recreation Commission scholarships and Girls on the Run, www.girlsontherun.org.
The Ephrata Baseball Association is excited to announce the rebirth of an Adult Whiffleball Tournament scheduled for Saturday, March 16 at Ephrata Middle School. layers must be out of high school to compete. The Adult Circuit will include a 16-team field that will compete across four divisions of pool play. Teams will be guaranteed a minimum of three games, with pool winners advancing to the semifinals. Fee: $125 per team. Registration deadline: March 5. Interested teams please contact Dave Albright via email (email@example.com) for registration information.
There will be a PAWF Greco-Roman/Freestyle wrestling qualifier May 18 at Big Spring High School in Newville, Pa., (close to Carlisle, along Interstates 81 and 76, near the Mason/Dixon line). Open to out-of-state wrestlers. Weight classes from bantam to open available. USA Wrestling card is required and available at the qualifier. Visit www.usapawf.com for more information.