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Still time to sign up for Coteeman Triathlon in New Port Richey

The Central Pasco Fall/Winter Recreational Soccer League is available for boys and girls ages 4-18 looking for structured fun.

The Central Pasco Fall/Winter Recreational Soccer League is available for boys and girls ages 4-18 looking for structured fun.

Last-minute registrations still are available for the fifth annual Coteeman Triathlon, which will be held at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. The race goes from Main Street to the New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center. This beginner-friendly triathlon includes a 9-mile bike course, 150-yard swim and a 5K run.

"This will be the biggest group we've ever had, once again," race director Rob Marlowe said. "We had 150 athletes last year and we're up to 160 right now. We haven't sold out yet, either. We're excited because the weather is going to be good, so it should be better than last year."

Online registration is closed, but the final day for on-site registration is today at the North Bay Medical Arts Building, 6633 Forest Ave. Fees are $85 for individuals and $105 for teams. For information, contact Marlowe at (727) 847-2424.

KAYAKING: The Salt Springs Alliance, the citizen support organization for Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park, will host a canoe/kayak trip in the park Saturday. The trip launches at 9 a.m. and should return no later than 11 a.m. Plan to arrive early enough to unload your watercraft, park and sign in. The trip will be a relaxing paddle of less than 2 miles through some of the most scenic areas of Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park, launching from the Salt Springs Alliance headquarters, paddling past the park manager's residence and upstream to Cauldron Spring. Paddlers will then backtrack and head further up Salt Spring Run to the source of Salt Spring and into the tidal lake. This is a suitable paddle for beginning kayakers and canoeists. All participants must bring their own boat, life vest and whistle. To reserve a spot, Springs Alliance/Salt Spring Paddle.

BASEBALL: The Greater Hudson Little League will hold its Fall Ball registration from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 8 at Arthur Engle Park in Hudson. For information, email or call (727) 487-2255.

FOOTBALL: The Pasco Police Athletic League will host its jamboree from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Arthur Engle Park in Hudson. PPAL will be dedicating the event to Gavin Lambert, a young boy suffering from Friedreich's ataxia, a degenerative neuromuscular disease. The Pasco Royal Knights will take donations to give to research and awareness organizations for the disease. Face painting, a bounce house and full concessions will be available. Admission is $5 per person; children 5 and under and PPAL athletes will get in free. All athletes are required to attend the mid day ceremonies. For information, visit

To submit information on community sports events, contact David Rice at

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SOCCER: The annual Central Pasco Fall/Winter Recreational Soccer League is available for boys and girls ages 4 to 18 from Pasco County and northern Hillsborough. This season is intended to provide players at all skill levels an opportunity to learn and play soccer in a fun, structured format. Teams will be coed (or by gender, depending on the numbers), will practice once a week and be grouped by age. Teams will have volunteer coaches (most with experience) and will be overseen by the recreational director. For information and to register, visit cpusasoccer

.com or email jgpalmerdds

Still time to sign up for Coteeman Triathlon in New Port Richey 08/09/12 [Last modified: Thursday, August 9, 2012 8:57pm]
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