Thursday, February 22, 2018
News Roundup

Recreation briefs: Bowling fundraiser for Alzheimer's

NEW PORT RICHEY — The Suncoast Browns Backers will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer's Family Organization from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Lane Glo Bowl (South), 8631 Old County Road 54. This event consists of a nine-pin, no tap bowling event and will include prizes and raffles. Admission is $15 and includes bowling and shoe rental. Teams will be made up of four players.

"We're part of the Cleveland Browns backers worldwide and AFO is one of two organizations we support," organizer Brenda Jordan said. "We're certainly looking for any way that we can get more people involved. We do things throughout the football season but this is one of our big events."

For information, contact Jordan at (727) 420-1483 or call AFO at (727) 848-8888 or toll-free at 1-888-496-8004; or email [email protected]

RUNNING: The Holiday Rotary Club will hold its fourth annual Run for Rotary, a USATF-sanctioned 5K and 10K event, at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex. Registration costs $20 for the 5K run and $25 for the 10K run. Spectators are welcome. Register at active.com. For information, visit holidayrotary.org or contact the race director at (813) 841-1793 or [email protected]

MUD RUN: The Pretty Muddy Women's Mud Run will be held Saturday at Little Everglades Ranch in Dade City. This 5K mud run for women only includes architectural obstacles and a finish line party with music and drinks. General admission costs $69.50; $49.50 for students or military personnel. Runners will set out in waves from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit prettymuddytampa.eventbrite.com.

LACROSSE: Wesley Chapel Athletic Association will begin registration this month for the boys and girls Warriors recreational lacrosse programs and the high school lacrosse club programs. Both seasons run from January to May. Early registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17-18 during the Derek Pieper Memorial Tournament at Wesley Chapel District Park. Open registration will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 4, 5 and 6 at Wesley Chapel District Park stadium field. Weekend registration and "LAXING FOR FUN" will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 8. All high school players and parents are encouraged to attend an important information meeting at 1 p.m. Dec. 8. The cost for boys U-9 and youth girls (K-5) is $125 per season; U-11, U-13, U-15 boys and middle school girls is $185; and Wiregrass Ranch High School boys and Wesley Chapel High School boys and girls is $235 per season. Email [email protected] for information or call (813) 994-6633.

VOLLEYBALL: The No Name Volleyball Club will have tryouts for players ages 14-17 from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 18 at Bishop McLaughlin High School. Visit www.nonamevbc.com or call coach Douglas Chinchar at (813) 949-9936.

I9: i9 Sports has open registration for its winter and spring leagues throughout Pasco County. The league offers flag football, basketball, soccer and baseball for kids 3-16 with a focus on fun, safety and good sportsmanship with no fundraisers or tryouts; everyone plays. Visit www.i9sports.com or call league director Jimmy Barbarise at (813) 532-1507 for more details.

To submit information on community sports events, contact David Rice at [email protected]

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