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For the record
By Times Wires
Published October 3, 2007
Gulfport Little League
The league is taking registration for its fall training and development league. For information, call Bruce Ward at 327-7383.
St. Pete Grizzlies
The team is holding tryouts and accepting applications for the new 16-and-under team. The team practices at CW Cate Recreation Center, 5801 22nd St. N. For more information, contact Cathy Takdari at 727 424-5772.
City of Clearwater
The city is offering training sessions for girls and boys ages 6-14 on Mondays and Thursdays at the Countryside Rec Center and on Tuesdays at the Long Center. For information, call 460-1904.
The school has an opening for an assistant boys varsity basketball coach and assistant boys JV soccer coach. Those interested in basketball should call coach Brian Marchetti 580-8114. For the soccer coach, write athletic director Phil Hayford at email@example.com
City of St. Petersburg
The city's recreation department is looking for adult teams in men's basketball, men's flag football and co-ed kickball. For information on any of the leagues, call Russ Stanley at 892-5166.
Tampa Bay Chaos Wrestling Club has ongoing practices every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. at St. Alfred's Church Memorial Hall in Palm Harbor. It is for wrestlers ages 7-14. For information, call 773-9683 or go to www.chaoswrestling.com.
Oct. 6, 8 a.m. Suncoast Race for the Cure 5K race, 5K walk and mile fun run. St. Petersburg's Vinoy Park. Teams too. For details, visit or register at www.komensuncoast.org or call (727) 734-7832.
Oct. 13, 7 a.m. John Holmes 50K and 15 mile trail run, Brooksville. Call Jim Bodah at 813-884-1621.
Oct. 13, 8 a.m. Police Memorial 5K, Tampa's Lykes Gas Light Park. Call 813-309-0496.
The under-8 girls teams are looking for players. Those interested can register on line at www.southsidesoccer.net.
Oldsmar Soccer Club
The league has begun online registration for its fall recreational soccer program. Go to www.oldsmarsoccer.org or call Teresa at (813) 504-7621.
Clearwater Lady Bombers
The 14-under team is looking for players. Those interested should call Matt Brown at 639-2068.
The 16-under travel team is looking for players. Call coach Amanda Mitskevich at 709-4244 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Pete Hurricanes
The club will offer softball pitching classes each Monday evening at their softball complex (1940 71st Avenue). For information, call Thomas Carson at (727) 577-0441.
The Sunshine Volleyball Officials Association, which services the public and private schools in Pinellas County, is searching for officials. Though previous officiating experience not a prerequisite, knowledge of today's game is important. Officiating is a paid position, with matches played in the late afternoons and/or evenings. If interested, contact Cyndi Miranda @email@example.com
Announcements should be mailed to Times Sports, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731-1121.