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Teams are forming in several sports in Pasco

The Krusherz fastpitch 10 and under girls are in need of players for the next two seasons. Any players born in 1998 and 1999 from West Pasco and North Pinellas counties are encouraged to join.

For more information, call Rob Blumberg at (727) 423-5448.

FOOTBALL: The NFL Punt, Pass and Kick Competition will be held at the Holiday Recreation Complex, 2830 Gulf Trace Blvd., on Saturday at 9 a.m. Participants need to register by today, and a birth certificate is needed. The event is free for boys and girls ages 8-15. No cleats are permitted during the competition. For more information, call (727) 934-4198.

FLAG FOOTBALL: R.O.C.K. Sports, a Christ-centered sports ministry for boys and girls, is accepting registrations for its Upward flag football and cheerleading leagues. The eight-game season starts Oct. 25 and runs through Dec. 13. All games and practices will be held at the athletic fields behind Oasis World Outreach Church at 35636 State Road 54 W in Zephyrhills.

Player evaluations and cheerleader orientation will be Aug. 23-30 at the church.

Preregistration is $75 if received by Saturday. After that, registration is $90. The final registration deadline is Aug. 30. Registration forms may be picked up at the church office Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call the R.O.C.K. Sports office at (813) 715-7901 or e-mail athletic director J.R. Davis at jr@oasisworld outreach.org.

MORE FLAG FOOTBALL: Pasco County Parks and Recreation is hosting Youth Flag Football for kids ages 7-12 at the Holiday Recreation Complex. Registration deadline is Aug. 27, with evaluation beginning Aug. 30 at 9 a.m. Games will be Thursday nights from 5:45-8:45 p.m. starting Sept. 4. Cost is $35 per player. For more information, call (727) 934-4198.

AND MORE FLAG FOOTBALL: Registration is open for flag football, cheerleading and basketball leagues through i9sports. Kids ages 4-15 are welcome. There are no tryouts, and everyone plays. Visit www.i9sports.com or call Jimmy Barbarise at (813) 532-1507.

SOCCER: The Hudson Youth Soccer program still has room for players on its U17, U14, U10 boys teams and participants are needed for the U13 and U9 girls squads. For more information, contact Bill Walker at (727) 869-7911 or Armand DesRoberts at (727) 992-8528.

MORE SOCCER: The Wesley Chapel Soccer Club has expanded to 21 teams for the 2008-09 season. Teams with openings include the U9 boys and girls, U10 boys and girls, and the U17 boys. Contact director of coaching Bryn Lloyd at (813) 470-9971 or e-mail coach1@verizon.net.

BASEBALL: West Florida Young Guns under-14 club is looking for players. This is a traveling competitive club based out of Hudson. For tryout information, call Chris Conner at (727) 919-8954.

MORE BASEBALL: Bombers Baseball U10 team is looking for players. This is a traveling team located in the Spring Hill/Hudson area. For information, contact Shawn Laferty at (813) 267-8530 or Pete Sbashnig at (352) 346-5336.

SWIMMING: The Land O'Lakes Lightning Swim team is looking for swimmers 5 and older. The team meets at the Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex Pool at 3032 Collier Parkway and practices Monday through Friday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. There are meets every Tuesday night and on some weekends.

For information, contact Joe McCarthy at (813) 929-0224 or e-mail mcnuc@earthlink.net or log on to www.lollightning.com.

Submit upcoming events, registrations, info to communitysports@tampabay.com.

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