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40 soccer teams from throughout Florida converge on Land O'Lakes

The first round of the U-16 Boys' State Cup will be in Pasco County this weekend.

The Central Pasco United Soccer Association will host 40 teams from around the state at the Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex soccer fields at 3032 Collier Parkway.

Games begin Saturday at 8 a.m. and go until 8 p.m. and continue Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The teams will play on one of six fields at the complex.

There are eight groups of pool play and the eight winners and runnersup will advance to the next round. The winners will go to the round of 16, scheduled for April 26-27. The runnerup groups will play April 12-13 to advance to play on April 26 and 27.

Football: The Hudson Police Athletic League is holding open registration for youths 5 to 16. Cheerleaders are encouraged to sign up early due to the number of outside competitions they will be attending. Registration is $135.

Signups will be held at Beef O'Bradys (Hudson and Little Road) from 6 to 8 p.m. April 1.

You must bring a birth certificate for each child, two forms of residency verification, a picture of each child and a Mapquest of your address. For more information e-mail Include a name and daytime phone number.

Shooting: Registration for a free clinic in April at Deer Creek Sporting Clays in Land O'Lakes is open. For more information, call Roger Gascoigne at (813) 996-1970 or log on to

Basketball: Wesley Chapel High will host two basketball camps this summer. The first will run June 9-13 and the other July 21-25.

Both camps are for boys and girls, 6-13. Cost is $85, which includes a T-shirt and a miniature basketball.

For more information, contact Warren Jones at (813) 794-8700.

Wrestling: The World Class Wrestling Club is practicing at River Ridge High School, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey.

The club is open to all elementary and middle school-age kids. Practices are 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. There is a one-time fee of $100 to register, and that provides a USA Wrestling membership card, club T-shirt and wrestling shoes. Parents who have a USA Wrestling card or wrestling shoes will receive a discount. For information, call Jason Lane at (727) 277-8953 or Jesse White at (727) 247-4000.

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