Friday, May 25, 2018
News Roundup

West Pasco Little League's Brewers win championship

The Brewers of West Pasco Little League won the District 12 Top Team Championship this week with a 5-0 win over Palm Harbor. Head coach Chris Chiger couldn't be more proud of his team's efforts.

"We came out strong in the first inning," Chiger said. "We scored four runs in the first inning (and) just kept pressing throughout the game. The kids played a great game all the way around and capped a great season off with another good performance. They played their butts off all season."

LASER TAG: The New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center will host a teen laser tag event from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Hot dogs, chips and beverages will be available. The cost is $10 per person. Laser Tag is open to kids ages 9-16 years old. For information or to sign up, call (727) 841-4560.

GOLF: The Big 10 Justin Inversso Memorial golf tournament will take place on June 23 at 10 courses with 18 start times. The event is in honor of Inversso, who lost his life working as a lifeguard at Adventure Island when he was struck by lightning on his 21st birthday. The event will raise money to cover kids' camp tuition and student scholarships. The cost is $50 per individual or $200 per foursome for the 8 a.m. tee time. There will also be a 1 p.m. tee time with the same cost for non-students; students will receive a discounted rate of $160 per foursome or $30 per individual. For information or to register, visit www.kidsgotocamp.com.

SPEED TRAINING: Oppedisano Performance Training will host a four-week Speed Training Camp starting June 18 at Veterans Memorial Park in Hudson. This program is available for all athletes (football, basketball, baseball and soccer players) ages 11 and up who are looking to improve their speed, agility and quickness. Athletes will learn the same skills that are taught to professional clients. The cost is $175 for athletes who pre-register. For information contact Rob Oppedisano at (727) 534-4510 or [email protected]

POWER TRAINING: Oppedisano Performance Training will also host a four-week Strength Training Program starting June 18 at COR Fitness in New Port Richey. This camp is available to athletes ages 15 and up who want to add a little power to their game. Each athlete will have a program designed for his/her sport and current strength level. The cost is $195 for athletes who pre-register. For information contact Rob Oppedisano at (727) 534-4510 or [email protected]

CHEERLEADING: Pasco-Hernando Community College is holding tryouts for its cheerleading team at 5 p.m. June 14 in the Conference Center (R151) at the West Campus in New Port Richey. Tryout preparation sessions will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Stunting and jumping skills are required; tumbling skills are recommended. Dance and cheer required for the final tryouts will be taught during the preparation sessions.

The PHCC cheerleaders promote school spirit on campus and at all home basketball games. Team members also will have the opportunity to support additional PHCC athletic programs, host fundraisers and participate in community service projects throughout the year.

Male and female cheerleaders are encouraged to try out. Try out requirements and additional information can be found at www.phcc.edu/athletics/cheerleading.

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

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