Sports and Recreation Calendar
12U Sandhills Sluggers Baseball Tryouts
Tryouts will be held for the Sandhills Sluggers, a 12 and under USSSA baseball travel team from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park "A" Field in Southern Pines with possible callbacks on Sunday. Eligible participants cannot be 13 years old before May 1, 2009.
The 2008 Chris McLean Memorial Junior Futures tournament will be held Oct. 25-26 at the Scotland County Tennis Center in Laurinburg. The tournament, conducted by the Scotland County Tennis Association, is a USTA sanctioned tournament featuring play in the following age brackets: Boys and girls singles, ages 10 and under, 12 and under, 14 and under, 16 and under and 18 and under. Entry fee: $28. Entrants are limited to entering one bracket only. All first match losers will play in a consolation bracket. Entry deadline: Oct. 20. For more information: Charles White at 910-318-8661 or firstname.lastname@example.org; John Tate at 910-276-7622 or Tom Sheller at 910-277-0205.
MCPR Youth Basketball Registration
Moore County Parks and Recreation is accepting registration for its youth basketball program. Age is determined as of Oct. 16, 2008. Age groups: Boys and girls 5-6 years old; Girls Basketball Divisions: 7-8 years old, 9-10 years old, 11-12 years old; Boys Basketball Divisions: 7-8 years old, 9-10 years old, 11-12 years old.
The fee is $20 per child. Deadline to register is 5 p.m. Oct. 17. Players must participate in their age group.
If a child has not participated in any of Moore County's Parks and Recreation programs, proof of age is required.
Register at the Moore County Parks and Recreation office Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The office is located at 155 Hillcrest Park Lane, Carthage. Special on-site registrations will be available from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 8 at Davis Community Center, West End Elementary Gym, Vass-Lakeview Elementary Gym and Academy Heights Elementary Gym. Online registration is also available at moorecountyparksand rec.com.
MCPR Youth Cheerleading Registration
Moore County Parks and Recreation is currently taking registration for youth cheerleading age groups 5-8- and 9-12-year-olds. Age is determined as of October 16, 2008. The registration fee is $45. Fee includes the cheerleading uniform: top, skirt, undergarment and pompoms. Girls will be measured for uniforms at time of registration. Deadline for registration is 5 p.m. Oct. 17. You may register at Moore County Parks and Recreation office located at 155 Hillcrest Park Lane, Carthage.
On-site registrations will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 at the following locations: Davis Community Center, West End Elementary Gym and Vass-Lakeview Elementary Gym. There will be ladies available at the on-site registrations to take the girls' measurements.
If a child has not participated in any of Moore County Parks and Recreation programs, proof of age is required.
Basketball League Cheerleading Camp
You may not be interested in dribbling, passing, or shooting a basketball, but if you've got spirit we want you to cheer for the Winter Basketball League. Basketball League Cheerleading Camp is open to youth ages 8-12. The instructor serves up a fun camp filled with cheers, chants, dance, jumps, spirit, and more. The camp will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, 4:00-6:00 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 15, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Train House. Call the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department at 944-5902 for registration and more information. Individuals must reside within city limits of Aberdeen to qualify for resident fees.
Junior Cheerleading Camp
Gymnastics, dance, crafts, making new friends, exercising, making lots of noise (and not being told to "hush"), cheering, fun 'n' games. Junior Cheerleading Camp for ages 5-7 offers this and much more. Camp is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 21, 4:00-6:00 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 22, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., at the Train House. Cheerleaders will be put on squads and will cheer for the 9-12-year-old girls' basketball league on Wednesday evenings. Call the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department at 944-5902 for registration and more information. Individuals must reside within city limits of Aberdeen to qualify for resident fees.
Come join Aberdeen's Winter Basketball League. This program will emphasize the fundamentals of basketball, as well as having fun! This league is for children ages 5-12. Practices will begin December, 2008. Fees are $12 for residents and $25 for non-residents. The registration deadline is November 6.
Call the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department at 944-5902 for registration and more information. Individuals must reside within city limits of Aberdeen to qualify for resident fees.
Volunteer coaches needed for all activities. If interested please call Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department (910) 944-5902.
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