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By Times Wires
Published December 7, 2007


Baseball

Gulf Coast Mustangs

The 11-under AAU team is looking for players for the spring season. For tryout information, call Steve at 410-5931 or slbca@verizon.net

USA Patriots

The AAU team is looking for players for its 8-under team. Those interested should call Mike Galinski at 556-3200.

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 for information.

St. Pete Hurricanes

The 9 and under elite AAU team is looking for players. If interested contact coach Rick Busch at 347-1067 or 744-4475.

Basketball

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.

There will be a holiday basketball camp for boys and girls in grades 2-6 at Countryside Rec Center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Dec. 26-28. For information, call 727 460-1904.

City of Madeira Beach

The city is offering a basketball league for children in grades 3-5 and 6-8 starting in January. Registration dates are Saturdays, Dec. 8 and 15 from noon-2 p.m. at the Madeira Beach Recreation Center. For more information, call 392-0665.

Oldsmar Little League

The league is having open registration at the park on Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. and on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration is also online at www.oldsmarll.com. Call 786-9263 for information.

Bowling

Senior ClassicBowling Tournament

The event is open to all senior bowlers 50 and older on Saturday and Sunday at Seminole Lanes (8668 Park Blvd.). The tournament is for teams, doubles and singles. Call 392-2271 for information.

High schools

Canterbury School

There are coaching positions available for the following sports: girls basketball coach, middle school girls basketball coach, middle school boys basketball coach. For information, call athletic director Dave Smith at 521-5919.

Shorecrest

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 www.phayford@shorecrest.org

Miscellaneous

Clearwater Youth Lacrosse

Registration for the spring season is underway. The league is open to boys and girls in grades 1-12. For information, go to www.clearwaterlacrosse.com.

City of St. Petersburg

The city's recreation department is looking for adult teams in men's basketball, men's flag football and coed kickball. For information on any of the leagues, call Russ Stanley at 892-5166.

Wrestling

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.

City of Tarpon Springs

The city is offering tennis lessons for youth on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Riverside Courts. Cost is $40 per month. For information, call 942-5628.

Blazin Ravenz Track Club

The competitive club is looking for athletes ages 7-18 for the 2008 outdoor season. The league is also looking for volunteer coaches. For information, call Jamar Parker at 403-6923.

Running

Schedule

Saturday, 8:30 a.m. Safety Harbor 5K. Call 642-3929.

Sunday, Gulf Beaches Halfathon, 13.1 miles from Madeira Beach to Largo's Taylor Park. Register at www.Floridahalf.com or call 347-4440.

Soccer

Southside Soccer

The under-8 girls teams are looking for players. Those interested can register online 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.

Azalea Youth Soccer

The recreational league has openings for U10 girls, U12 boys and U14 girls and boys. There are also openings on the girls U12 competitive team. Call 345-0699 for information.

Softball

West Pinellas Krusherz

The 8-under, 10-under and 12-under teams are looking for players. Contact Ray at 641-3253 for information.

Tampa Mustangs

The 14-under fastpitch softball team is looking for players. Contact coach Joe Bell at (813) 787-9401 or Manny Santos at (813) 244-1945 or e-mail lilmomustang13@tampabay.rr.com

Tampa Wildcats

The 10-under team is having ongoing tryouts for the spring/summer season. Those interested can call Jim Ehlers at 647-1394 or e-mail aaajc123@verizon.net

Clearwater Lady Bombers

The 14-under team is looking for players. Those interested should call Matt Brown at 639-2068.

St. Petersburg Half Century Softball Club

The league, which plays at Northshore Park in St. Petersburg, is for ages 49-74. It meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:15 a.m. Call Don Boot at 344-1143 or Joe Hannah at 394-8040 for information.

Suncoast Elite

The 16-under travel team is looking for players. Call coach Amanda Mitskevich at 709-4244 or e-mail mitskevicha@pcsb.org

St. Pete Hurricanes

The club will offer softball pitching classes each Monday evening at its softball complex (1940 71st Ave.). For information, call Thomas Carson at (727) 577-0441.

USA Patriots

The AAU boys under-8 team will hold tryouts today at Patriot Park. Those interested should call Mike Galinski at 556-3200.

Oldsmar

The city is looking for adult teams for the men's and coed leagues. The winter season begins Jan. 8 for men and Jan. 11 for coed. Call (813) 818-0149.

Oldsmar Little League

The league is having open registration at the park on Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. and on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration is also online at www.oldsmarll.com. Call 786-9263 for information.

Tarpon Springs Spongers

The team is holding a fundraising car show on Saturday at Knappy's Auto Center in Holiday. There is a $20 donation for each registered car, with proceeds going to the softball program. For information, call 409-1523.

Swimming

Clearwater Aquatics

The competitive, year-round swim team is looking for swimmers of all ages and abilities, including masters swimmers. Practices are at the Long Center. For information, call 791-9542.

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