Sports Shorts/Sign-ups (Edition of Jan. 30)
Tuesday January 28, 2014 | By:The Sun Staff | Sports
Tennis club for U-10 to start at Frontier H.S.
The Town of Hamburg Department of Youth, Recreation and Senior Services is accepting registration for its tennis club, based on the United States Tennis Association (USTA) 10-and-under program. The eight-week program runs from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning Feb. 13 and concluding April 10 at the Frontier High School Auxiliary Gym. The club for boys and girls age 10-and-under provides a brief skill drill with the main focus on open play/volley in each session. Costs depend on whether participants have their own tennis racquet. The higher fee includes a new racquet to keep. For more information or to register, please call 646-5145 or visit 4540 Southwestern Blvd. in Hamburg.
Upper Deck to hold spring training sessions
Upper Deck in the Village of Hamburg will hold a High School Baseball Spring Training session for freshman through seniors on Fridays 4:45-6:45 p.m. through the start of baseball tryouts. Activities will include live pitching and at-bats, batting and fielding practice and long toss. Pay per session. To reserve a spot, call 713-5505 or email UpperDeckBaseball@gmail.com. It is located on 107 Evans Street Suite C1.
Hamburg Jr. Bulldogs Soccer Academy open
Registration is now open for the Hamburg Jr. Bulldogs Soccer Academy for girls in grades 1-4. The six-week program is run by Hamburg girls modified soccer coach Joel Maxson and assisted by girls varsity coach Jenny Bagley and takes place from 5-6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, 18, 25, April 1, April 8 and April 22 at Boston Valley Elementary School. The fee includes a Bulldogs Academy Dri-fit T-shirt. The deadline is Feb. 28. Participants will work on soccer skills including juggling, dribbling, receiving, passing and shooting. Each session will also include training on balance, speed and agility. The registration form is available online at www.hamburgschools.org//Domain/80. For more information, call 998-3268 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hamburg Jr. Baseball/Softball begins registration
The Hamburg Junior Baseball and Softball League is accepting registration for boys and girls for its 61st season of play. Registration will go until Saturday, March 1 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Hamburg Memorial Youth Center on 200 Prospect Ave. Registration on Saturday, March 1 will be from 9 a.m.-1p.m. Boys divisions include T-ball for ages 5-6, machine pitch (7-8), 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-16. Ages are as of April 30, 2014. Girls divisions include T-ball for ages 5-6, Pee-Wees (7-9), Midgets (10-12), Juniors (13-16) and Seniors (17-23). Ages are as of Jan. 1, 2014. Any questions, call 649-6170.
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