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Tyler Heinrichs finishes first overall at BMX qualifier

Local BMX rider Tyler Heinrichs raced in the qualifiers for the Florida State Championships last weekend finishing first overall in the 13-year-old-age class. The event was at Heinrichs' home track at Lake Park in Lutz and attracted more than 700 racers from around the state. Winning all of his qualifiers and the main event in Round 7, Heinrichs showed why he is off to Australia this summer to compete for team USA at the World BMX Championships.

"It's just awesome to be able to race with this level of competition and have success," Heinrichs said.

TENNIS: The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold a Power Tennis Camp from June 15-19 for players ages 8-18 of all experience levels. The camp will be at River Ridge High School from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $175 and for a second child it's $125. Each additional child is $75 while there is a high school special team price of $125 per player (minimum 4 players).

For more information, contact Tom Koubek at (352) 854-9896 or e-mail him at tkoubek@fca.org.

SOCCER: Soccer tryouts for the Fusion Futbol Club of Tampa Bay (formerly known as Black Watch Soccer Club and New Tampa Soccer Association) will be on May 26-31. Tryouts will be at two field locations based on the age of the player trying out. The U15, U16, U17, U18 boys and girls tryouts will be Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday of that week at the Fusion 30th Street Fields at 11111 30th St. in North Tampa. The U11-U14 boys and girls tryouts will be Wednesday, Friday and Saturday of that week with the U9 and U10 teams set to tryout that Saturday and Sunday. Those tryouts will take place at the New Tampa Community Park Fields at 17302 Commerce Park Blvd.

For more information, visit www.fusionfutbol.com.

MORE SOCCER: The Wesley Chapel Soccer Club will hold tryouts for its Flames competitive teams ages 7-18 on May 26-31 at Wesley Chapel District Park. Visit www.wesleychapelsoccer.com for more information and the specific dates and times for each age division.

BASEBALL: ROCK (Reaching Our Communities Kids) Sports will hold open registration for its T-ball/baseball program for kids ages 4-12. The cost is $55 for T-ball and $75 for baseball. The deadline to register is June 8 and the necessary paperwork can be picked up in the Oasis World Outreach Church office. Teams will have one practice and one game per week on Tuesday evening, Thursday evening, or Saturday. All events will be held at Davis Field, located behind Oasis World Outreach Church at 35636 State Road 54 West in Zephyrhills.

For additional details, call (813) 715-7901 or e-mail the athletic director at jr@oasisworldoutreach.org. Interested parties can also visit www.oasisworldoutreach.org/rock-sports.html.

CHEERLEADING: Pasco Elite Cheerleading All-Stars will hold secondary tryouts for those who could not make the initial tryouts. This tryout will be Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at 8734 Afton Drive, Unit A in Port Richey. The cost is $15 for ages 4 and up and participants are asked to wear appropriate attire (shorts, a T-shirt and athletic shoes). A liability waiver, which can be downloaded at www.pascoelite.com, must be turned in on the day of the tryout.

For more information, call (727) 946-3823 or e-mail tgreen104@tampabay.rr.com.

ROLLER HOCKEY: Sportszone2 in New Port Richey is offering a free Hockey 101 program for beginners who want to learn to inline skate and possibly move on to the Advanced Hockey 102 program, which teaches hockey fundamentals. The sessions are Saturdays at 9 a.m.

For more information, call Marsha Brown at (727) 514-3237 or Marci Gallahan at (727) 845-7808.

FOOTBALL: New Port Richey PAL will hold football and cheerleading registration Monday and Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the field on the corner of Grand and Gulf Drive. The cost is $160 for children ages 5-15. No participants will be added after Aug. 8.

For more information, visit www.nprbucs.org or e-mail nprpal@aol.com.

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

Tyler Heinrichs finishes first overall at BMX qualifier 05/14/09 [Last modified: Thursday, May 14, 2009 8:58pm]

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