Baseball Basketball Coaching Openings Cycling Duathlon Field hockey Football Golf Lacrosse Rec Centers Running Senior games Soccer Softball Tennis Wrestling
If you are a nonprofit organization and wish to have an item in the LANCASTER SCENE column of the Sunday News, send a note to the Sunday News sports department, P.O. Box 1328, Lancaster, PA 17608. Items can run for up to three consecutive weeks and will not be repeated after that period. The email address is email@example.com. The fax number is 291-4950. Items must be mailed, faxed, or emailed by Thursday to be included in the column.
12U tournament baseball team which plays at top venues needs players. No participant fees. Text to 471-4046 if interested.
Philadelphia Phillies third baseman prospect Cody Asche will be signing autographs from 10-11:30 a.m. May 4 at Days Inn Suites, 1492 Lititz Pike. All proceeds will go to benefit a local handicapp boy to help pay for his medical expenses and adaptive equipment. Tickets are $15 each which includes an autograph on anything you would like him to sign or 8x10 photos may also be purchased to be signed for $5 more. There will also be his rookie cards and baseballs for sale. For more information please contact David Brill at 682-2085.
Lancaster City American Legion Baseball -- The Lancaster City Canes -- will hold tryouts on Sunday, May 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the McCaskey High School baseball field for players ages 19 and under. A copy of the player's birth certificate is required. Contact Gerry Shehan at 538-1391 for more information.
Athletes for Better Education will be holding a regional basketball tournament May 31-June 2 in the Reading area. Age divisions for boys and girls: 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: May 17. 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.
Ephrata Boys' Basketball is offering a camp for boys entering grades 3-9. Current Ephrata coaches and players will instruct. Cost: $75, including a T-shirt. The camp will be held July 8-11. For more info call Jason Coletti at 813-1107.
The Hempfield Girls' Basketball Camp will be held from 9 a.m.-noon June 24-27 in Buchanan Gym. Instruction by current varsity coaching staff and players. Cost: $70, including insurance and a T-shirt. Register at Hempfield School District website under activities/athletics, and then girls' basketball, or pick up forms at any HSD middle or elementary school office. Questions can be directed to Brian--Rife@hempfieldsd.org.
The L-S Lady Pioneers Youth Basketball Camp for L-S girls entering grades 3-8 will be held from 9 a.m.-noon June 24-26. The camp will be run by the L-S High School Coaching Staff with help from the 2013 L-S high school players. There will be daily skill stations, competitions and games. The deadline to register is June 1. All campers will receive a T-shirt. Please contact Coach Fink at email@example.com for a registration form.
The Lancaster Family YMCA is offering a summer basketball league is for kids from 5-15 years old. The six-week season takes place on Saturdays at both the City Center Branch of the YMCA and the Lampeter-Strasburg branch of the Y. For more information contact Ron Stief at firstname.lastname@example.org or 464-4000, ext. 212.
Garden Spot girls basketball camp, for girls entering grades 5-9, will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. June 17-20 at Garden Spot High School. Run by Garden Spot coaching staff and players. Cost: $60, including T-shirt. Any questions or for a form e-mail email@example.com.
The Lancaster Family YMCA is offering a Outdoor Summer Basketball League with games played Thursday nights at Strasburg's Jaycee Park. A and B leagues are available for players 16 and over. For more information contact Ron Stief at firstname.lastname@example.org or 464-4000, ext. 212.
Lancaster Country Day School has the following coaching positions open: Boys Soccer (varsity assistant), Girls Soccer (assistant coach), Squash (varsity assistant), Boys Lacrosse (head and assistant coach positions at multiple levels). Please contact AD Leigh Block at (404) 428-6847 or email@example.com. Full-time teaching positions include US English and MS/US Spanish.
Manheim Central is looking for volunteer coaches to assist with the girls volleyball program in the fall. Interested candidates should contact Athletic Director George Derbyshire at 664-8429 for further details.
Franklin & Marshall College seeks an Assistant Part-time Football Coach. Thorough knowledge and conscientious adherence to the rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Centennial Conference, Title IX and equal opportunity regulations, FERPA, and all applicable College policies and practices are required. Part-time members of the Franklin & Marshall staff enjoy access to all College facilities. Bachelor's degree and coaching and/or playing experience required. To apply, please visit www.fandm.edu/jobs.
Conestoga Valley High School has an opening for a junior high JV (7th-8th grade) girls' soccer coach. Interested persons should send resume and letter of interest via email to Zac Kraft, Athletic Director, Conestoga Valley High School (firstname.lastname@example.org) by May 6.
Conestoga Valley School District has an opening for a head junior high boys' basketball coach. Interested persons should send resume and letter of interest via email to Zac Kraft, Athletic Director, Conestoga Valley High School (email@example.com) by April 22.
Elizabethtown Area School District has coaching openings for the following sports in the 2013-14 school year season: Field hockey, soccer, volleyball, basketball and cheerleading. Visit www.etownschools.org for details on how to apply.
Lancaster Bike Club holds weekly rides starting from various locations in Lancaster County. Rides vary in length and intensity. More information, start times, distances and locations can be found at www.lancasterbikeclub.org. Helmets are required for all riders.
Pro-Am Cycling 2013 events, presented by Bike Line: 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 Garden Spot High School Health Council is holding a Duathlon (bike and run race) May 22, registration at 4 p.m., beginner race at 5 p.m., intermediate and challenge race at 6 p.m. Preregister online by going to www.elanco.org under the School Health Council tab. Prizes Awarded to Race Winners. Food and drink will be available for purchase during/after each race. Open to all community members. For questions, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
An elementary field hockey tournament will be held on Saturday, June 15th on the turf field at Warwick High School. The tournament will have two Pools. Pool Red - 3rd & 4th graders and pool Black - 5th & 6th graders as of the 2012 - 2013 school year. Each pool will have a maximum of six teams. There will be three game fields, each 30 by 60 yards. Each game will be 20 minutes long. Pool Red will play 5-on-5 with no goalies and a small cage. Pool Black will play 5-on-5 with goalies or a sixth player with no goalie and a regular size cage. The cost per team is $125. For more information contact David Martin at email@example.com or 203 -3275 or Bob Derr at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Future Gridiron Greats II football camp will be held from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 29 at Manheim Township High School. For all kids ages 6-14. No contact. Football shoes required. For more info call Ron Sultzbach at 629-1692 or e-mail to Football101edu@gmail.com.
Junior Tornado Midget Football signups will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. June 13 at Barney Ewell Stadium, and June 20 at the Lancaster Family YMCA, Harrisburg Pike. Cost: $80 plus fundraiser. For more info call Lu Draper ay 598-6824.
The Lancaster County Golf Association's 8th Annual LANCO Stadel Volvo Mid-Amateur Championship will be held Saturday, May 18 at Four Seasons Golf Course. Individual stroke play, with prizes awarded in Gross and Net divisions. All handicaps will be verified by LANCO prior to play. Minimum age is 30 prior to the start of the event. Field is limited to 99 players, first come-first serve basis. Entry fee of $70 includes golf, cart and prizes. Open to residents of Lancaster County only. Registration closes seven days prior to the event start date. To enter, go to www.lancogolf.com.
Lancaster Day Care Center's 13th annual golf outing will be held Friday, May 3 at Meadia Heights Golf Club. 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Prizes include drawing for four ticks plus transportation to U.S. Open. Cost: $85 per golfer. Please register your foursome at www.ldcc.org or call 392-7413.
The Paradise Twp Lions Club golf scramble "Fore Sight" will be held on Saturday, May 4 at Tanglewood Golf Course. Registration at 12 noon and shotgun start at 1 p.m. Four-player teams, male, female or coed. Fee of $75 includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, refreshments, prizes and dinner at 5:30. Hole in one wins Chevrolet on seventh hole and $10,000 on 16th. Benefit Lions sight and hearing programs and aid to the needy. Contact John Koshuta at 471-2442 or online at email@example.com.
Elizabethtown Optimist Club's annual Kim Reighard Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament wil be held Friday, May 17 at Par-Line Golf Course. The format is a four-man best ball competition. Registration begins at noon and golf begins at 1 p.m. Fees are $80 and include coffee, donuts, greens fees, cart, dinner and prizes. For more information, call Mike at 361-1643 or 503-3258 or visit www.facebook.com/etownoptimist online.
Engle Printing & Publishing Co. Inc. will hold its 6th Annual Golf Outing on Friday, June 7, at Crossgates Golf Club, Millersville. Registration is now open. The outing will feature an 8 a.m. shotgun start and lunch after the round. Door prizes, skill prizes, and other opportunities to win prizes will be available. All proceeds will benefit Bridge of Hope Lancaster and Chester Counties. For more information or to register, visit our website at www.epcgolfouting.com or contact Jocelyn Engle at 492-2588.
12th Annual Warwick Football Golf Tournament to benefit Warwick Sr. and Jr. High football programs, invites players May 18 at Crossgates Golf Club. Shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. Scramble format. Cost: $85, including greens fees, cart, range balls, T-shirt, luncheon and prizes. Foursome or individuals encouraged to register with Coach Locker at 665-7646 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Xtreme Girls' Lacrosse Club will hold tryouts for girls currently in 5th and 6th grade at Manheim Township High School on April 28. Detailed information on tryouts and the Xtreme Lacrosse club can be found at www.xtremelaxpa.com.
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, including a Summer Women's Volleyball League with games Sundays beginning May 19 and ending in August; and a summer adult basketball league with games played on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning May 15 and ending in mid-August. All games are played at the Rec. For more information or to register a team contact Jim Summers at 738-1167.
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 a variety of programs for all ages including sports, fitness, wellness and aquatics. Free Try It Fitness classes April 15-27. 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.
CPRS Physical Therapy is hosting a 5K Walk/Run at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 18 at Lancaster Mennonite School to benefit Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center. Awards will be given to the overall top finishers and five different age categories and all pre-registered participants will receive a race bag including an official event T-shirt. Cost for runners is $20 postmarked by April 30 and $25 post-marked after. Walker registration is $15. All proceeds from this event will be donated to Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center, a local non-profit that offers therapeutic services for children with special needs. For sponsorship information or to register, please visit www.cprsweb.com or call Steffie Bruckhart at 464-9013, ext. 3.
The Lancaster Road Runners Club invites runners of all ages and abilities to participate in our spring fun runs held throughout the area every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. This Tuesday, we will meet at the Community Pool parking lot on Park Ave. in Quarryville. Directions from Lancaster: Take route 222 South to the traffic light in Quarryville; go 3/4 mile and turn left onto State St.; turn right onto Rt. 472 (Lime St.); turn right onto Park Avenue and the pool is 1/10 mile on the left. For more information, please contact Frank or Karen at (717) 786-2840, or visit our website at www.lrrclub.org/. Information about Thursday evening and Sunday morning trail runs can also be found on the club website, www.lrrclub.org/.
Registration for the 25th Annual Lancaster Senior Games is now available. Lancaster County residents ages 55 plus are invited to participate in over 40 different events at various locations throughout Lancaster County. Information and registration forms are available by calling Jill at 392-2115, ext. 128 or lancseniorgames.org. Registration deadline is May 10.
Lititz Youth Soccer Club fall soccer registration begins May 1 and closes June 30. Register online at www.lysc.org. Fees: $65 for U5/6, $85 for U8 and up. $15 late fee goes in effect June 15. In person registration for those unable to register online will be held from 7:30-8 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at the Warwick Township Building on Clay Rd.
U14/U15 Girls Rage United Soccer Team tryouts for 2013-2014 will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 and Thursday, May 16 at Comet Field in Lancaster. We are seeking a few highly motivated players who are interested in professional training. For more information or to register email email@example.com.
The Ephrata Youth Soccer Club will be holding tryouts for their Spring 2013- Fall 2014 travel teams beginning at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at the Ephrata Township Park. Additional dates are Tuesday, April 30 and Thursday, May 2 at 5 p.m. Go to www.ephratasoccer.com for additional information including registration times and tryout times for the various age groups.
The 8th Annual Lititz Summer Showcase Soccer Tournament will be held in Lititz July 27-28. Boys and Girls U10 through U19 teams, three-game minimum, beautiful fields, college showcase for older age groups. 200 teams from nine states and Canada. Check us out at lititzsummershowcase.org or contact Tournament Director Mike Logan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASA Lanco Umpires will have a meeting at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Grace Lutheran Church, 517 N. Queen Street. Any questions please contact Steve Graybill President 285-4960.
The Manheim Church Softball League will hold its annual tournament on May 17-19. Cost is $150 per team, and the tournament is open to church league teams only. A 3- to 4-game guarantee is expected. For more information and to register, contact Mike Givler at 560-0259 or e-mail email@example.com.
Alumni of Lancaster Rec League fast-pitch softball are invited to a night at the Lancaster Barnstormers honoring the league. The celebration will be held at Clipper Magazine Stadium on June 18. Anyone who was a player, coach or official is eligible to attend. For more information or to register, call Barry Giberson at 598-7255.
New Holland Church Softball League seeks players. Games are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in the New Holland area. For more info please call Dale Moffett, at 682-9212.
A summer junior tennis camp will be held from 1-3 p.m. June 17-July 19 for ages 8-18. Directed by Mark Trach, a USPTA professional and L-S High School coach. Players of all ability levels are welcome and encouraged to participate. The camp structure is flexible and sign ups can be done on a weekly and/or daily schedule. Call Trach at 538-0381 to register and get a brochure or if you have any questions.
The Tennis ACES camp, sponsored by the Lancaster Tennis Patrons Association and Franklin & Marshall College, will be held Monday-Friday, June 10-21, June 24-July 5 and July 8-19 at the Brooks Tennis Center at F&M. Times: Ages 10 & Under, 9-10:30 a.m.; Ages 11-18, 10:30-noon; Advanced/HS Team/Tournament Level, 1-2:30 p.m. For details and registration info go to http://godiplomats.com/dept/TennisAces/index. Contact Kathy Ham at 291-3819 or email ACES@fandm.edu. Deadline: June 3.
Rubicon Wrestling Camp will be held June 11-14 at the Solanco High School Wrestling Complex. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, and lunch will be provided. The cost is $125 per wrestler. Athletes from grades 5 to 12 are eligible. For more information, contact John Little at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.