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Kids can try lacrosse at free skills camp in Spring Hill

The Hernando Lacrosse Club, heading into its fourth season, is opening up interest in the sport locally by providing a free skills camp for all interested youths.

At Veterans Memorial Park in Spring Hill, the HLC will hold three separate sessions Monday, Jan. 5 and Jan. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening. The sessions will be open to both new and experienced players of all ages.

For more information on this camp or HLC registration, contact director Greg Longo at (352) 200-6111 or by e-mail at hernando

Baseball: West Hernando Little League is conducting early online registration at www.

A discounted price is offered for those who register by Wednesday. Tee-ball for ages 5 and 6 is $60. Rookie, Minor and Major for ages 7 to 12 is $70 and Junior and Senior for ages 13 to 16 is $85.

WHLL offers co-ed baseball and girls softball at 2313 Founder Road off of Deltona Boulevard. For more information, call (352) 232-4671.

More baseball: The Brooksville Bulldogs 10 and under youth baseball club is looking for a few competitive, dedicated players for the upcoming spring season.

The Bulldogs are a competitive AAU travel team that includes players who won't turn 11 before May 1, 2009. For more information, call Bruce Price at (813) 714-1054.

Little buddies: The city of Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department will be starting another round of Little Buddies Athletics soon.

Little Buddies Baseball is open to children ages 3 to 5 and parent volunteers. The class runs from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. every Tuesday for eight weeks starting Jan. 13 at the Jerome Brown Community Center Field in Brooksville.

Little Buddies Tennis is open to children ages 4 to 7 and parent volunteers. This class runs from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. every Monday for eight weeks starting Jan. 12 indoors at the Jerome Brown Community Center in Brooksville.

The signup fee for both classes is $50 per child, including a program T-shirt.

For more information, call Tina Nichols at (352) 544-5498.

Tae kwon do: Dragon's Dojo of Spring Hill will host the 2009 Spring Hill Challenge on Jan. 24 at Powell Middle School in Brooksville.

The event is sanctioned by the AAU, the top amateur sports governing body, and will be open to competitors of all skill levels. Novice, Intermediate, Advanced and Black Belt divisions are available for both forms and sparring competitions. The cost for entry varies. For novice entrants, the fee is $35 for one event and $49 for two. For the remaining divisions, it is $49 for one or two events and $40 for a black belt team.

Spectators are welcome. Tickets for adults are $6, children 5 to 17 are $4 and children 4 and younger are free. Deadline for registration is Jan. 16, and a clinic will be held at the host site Jan. 23.

For more information, visit or contact Carlos Carasquillo at (352) 597-5608 or by e-mail at carlos

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Kids can try lacrosse at free skills camp in Spring Hill 12/25/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 2:27pm]
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