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For the record
By Times Staff Writer
Published November 15, 2007
The AAU team is looking for players for its 8-under team. Call Mike Galinski at 556-3200.
Azalea Little League
The league is offering a hitting camp Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m.-noon. The cost is $50. Call Mike at 641-9890.
Hitting Academy AAU
The team is looking for players for its 9-year-old and 11-year-old teams. For tryout information, call 723-2255.
Tampa Bay Sharks
The U10 and U 14 AAU teams are looking for players. Call Darien Shenfield at 918-1332.
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. 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.
Clearwater Youth Lacrosse
Fall clinic registration is under way through Sunday for boys and girls grades 1-12. For information, go to www.tampalacrosse.com.
Sunday, 7:45 a.m. The X Country Marathon, Half and 5K. Alafia State Park, Lithia. Call (813) 232-5200.
Nov. 22, 7:30 a.m. 29th Times Turkey Trot 5K, 10K and mile. Clearwater High School area, held by the West Florida Y Runners Club. Mile at 8:30; 10K at 8:45. Further details or to register online, visit www.tampabay.com/turkeytrot.
Nov. 24, 8 a.m. Run Thru the Jungle 5K. Philippe Park, Safety Harbor. Call (813) 874-7223.
Dec. 1, 8:30 a.m. Run With the Stars 5K, Fort DeSoto Park, St. Petersburg. Call 582-6301.
Dec. 5, 8 a.m. Arthritis Jingle Bell 5K. Fred Howard Park, Tarpon Springs. Call (800) 850-9455.
Dec. 6, Gulf Beaches Halfathon, 13.1 miles from Madeira Beach to Largo's Taylor Park. Register at www.Floridahalf.com or call 347-4440.
Pinellas Area Doubles League Nov. results
Vinoy II d. St. Petersburg CC 9-3; St. Pete Tennis Center I d. Bardmoor I 10-1; Racquet Club II d. Eastlake I 9-2; Feather Sound d. Bardmoor III 7-4; Spa tied St. Pete Tennis Center II 6-6; Bardmoor II d. Treasure Island 10-0; Racquet Club I d. Innisbrook 8-4; Countryside I d. Countryside II 7-6; Eastlake II d. Belleair II 10-1; Royal Racquet III d. Royal Racquet I 10-2; Belleair I d. Eastlake III 8-5; Royal Racquet II d. McMullen I 7-4; Shipwatch d. Vinoy I 8-4.
Suncoast Ladies Doubles League Nov. 13 results
Harbour Island d. Countryside 8-6; Apollo Beach d. Eastlake 8-6; Cheval d. Hunter's Green 8-6; Bardmoor d. Racquet Club 10-4; Treasure Island tied Royal Racquet 7-7; Davis Island d. Emerald Greens 10-4.
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