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Church gets ready for coed volleyball league

Beginning Jan. 25, Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church will be starting a 6-on-6 coed volleyball league.

The league will run through April 19, and games will be played every Monday night. Anyone interested in putting together a team may do that. Or, players may sign up as a "free agent" and play on a team.

Registration forms are available at the church or can be e-mailed. The cost is $20 per player.

Beginning Jan. 24, there will be a 3-on-3 men's basketball league starting as well. The league will run through April 18, and games will be between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. on Sundays.

All players must be at least in ninth grade, and teams can consist of three to six players. The cost is $20 per player.

For information, call Drew Taylor, the church's director of outreach, at (352) 584-7716 or send e-mail to

SPRINGSTEAD ALUMNI FOOTBALL: Springstead High School will play in a fundraiser exhibition alumni football game at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 against the Florida Thunder.

The cost is $50 per player. Any Springstead alum who is not playing in college or wants to be involved in some other way may call Mike Garofano at (352) 797-7010, ext. 227, or Todd Toomer at (352) 797-7010, ext. 292.

WEST FLORIDA YOUNG GUNS: The West Florida Young Guns 10-and-under traveling baseball club is looking for players to complete its spring roster.

Players may not turn 11 before May 1. The team focuses on fundamentals and development.

For information, call (727) 226-7160.

HERNANDO HAVOC: The Hernando Havoc 11-and-under traveling baseball club is looking for players for the spring season.

This is a team of experienced players who compete in USSSA, RBI/Nations Baseball and AAU-sanctioned events. All team members must be no more than 11 years old on or before May 1.

For information, call Dominic Orlando at (352) 684-1536, Steve DelGatto at (352) 442-1750 or Ed Kimzsal at (813) 508-8244.

HYL BASEBALL: The Hernando Youth League has announced registration times for its spring season.

For a fee of $65 for the first child and $60 for any additional children, parents can register at the following times: 6-8 p.m. Jan. 12, 14, 19 and 21, and from 10 a.m. until noon Jan. 16 and 23.

All signups will be at Ernie Wever Youth Park in Brooksville. To register, each child must have a copy of a birth certificate on file with HYL. Parents must bring a photocopy of their child's birth certificate to keep on file.

For information, call Bruce Price at (352) 797-7999 or send e-mail to

SPRING HILL DIXIE BASEBALL: Spring Hill Dixie Baseball has announced registration for its spring season.

For a fee of $100 per child, which includes uniform, insurance and trophies, parents can register at the following times: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 16 and 5:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 12 and 20.

All signups will be at the baseball building at the Anderson Snow Sports Complex in Spring Hill. To register, each child must have a copy of a birth certificate on file with Spring Hill Dixie. Parents must bring in a photocopy of their child's birth certificate to keep on file.

All players must be between ages 4 and 14. Players must be on hand at the time of registration for uniform sizing.

For information, call Helen Keith at (352) 797-4934 or send e-mail to

ADULT SOCCER: The Hernando Adult Soccer League has started registration for the coming season.

Forms for potential players can be acquired at www.hernando, the league's Web site. Anyone interested in playing in the league must be 30 or older. The fee is $85 per player.

In-person player registration will be at 10 a.m. Jan. 16 at the Anderson Snow Sports Complex pavilion in Spring Hill.

For information, call Alyson Kraft at (352) 796-3630 or send e-mail to

LITTLE BUDDIES BASKETBALL: The Brooksville Recreation Department is getting ready for another cycle of Little Buddies Athletics camps, starting with Little Buddies Basketball.

The camp will be at the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place in Brooksville. The program's goal is to teach the fundamentals of sports to children between the ages of 3 and 8.

Basketball will start Jan. 14 and run for six weeks. The cost is $50 per child, and a T-shirt will be provided to each camper.

For information, call Tina Nichols at (352) 540-3835.

REFEREES NEEDED: The West Central Officials Association is interested in finding new officials to work football contests for the 2010 season.

The association oversees officiating of middle school, junior varsity and varsity high school football games in Pasco and Hernando counties.

Tampa Bay Area Sports Officials also need experienced flag and tackle football officials to work youth games in Hernando, Pasco and Hillsborough counties for the 2010 season.

For information, call Gary Stanley at (813) 989-9387 or e-mail

FISHING TOURNAMENT SPONSORSHIP: The Hogan Law Firm Charity Fishing Tournament to benefit HPH Hospice is looking for sponsors.

Last year's inaugural event had more than 50 anglers and raised more than $13,000 for hospice. The tournament casts off April 24 from Bayport. A dinner and awards ceremony will be at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park after the tournament.

For information, send e-mail to Debbie Hogan at or to Jennifer Rey at, or call (352) 799-8423.

To notify us of community sports achievements or forthcoming events, Derek J. LaRiviere can be reached at or (352) 584-6337.

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