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Wesley Chapel Cowboys face Broncos after win over Eagles

The Wesley Chapel Cowboys 8- and 9-year-old Super Midget team improved to 1-1 after beating the Lakeland Eagles 33-0 on Sept. 6. The team had a bad start to the season on Aug. 23 when they lost to the Plant City Dolphins 34-13, but they recovered well and now prepare to face the Brandon Broncos on Saturday.

SWIMMING: The Land O'Lakes Lightning swim team is looking for swimmers 5 and older. The team meets at the Land O'Lakes Recreational Complex Pool at 3032 Collier Parkway every weeknight with the exception of Wednesday. Practices run from 6-7:30 p.m. Meets are held Tuesdays and some weekends. For information, contact Joe McCarthy at (813) 929-0224 or e-mail mcnuc@earthlink.net or log on to www.lollightning.com.

BASEBALL: The Wesley Chapel Athletic Association's baseball and softball leagues will kick off their season this weekend at Wesley Chapel District Park.

Both leagues have asked for sponsorship help from local businesses on their Web site. Interested parties can find more information and download a sponsorship form online at www.leaguelineup.com/wcaa or call (813) 994-6633.

SOCCER: Despite a record turnout of players, the Wesley Chapel Flames soccer club is still looking for experienced players for its U-8/9 girls competitive teams as well as specific boys competitive teams.

Interested girls should contact Joel Palmer at (813) 928-8273 or e-mail at jgpalmerdds@tampabay.rr.com. Those interested in the boy's competitive team should call the director of coaching, Bryn Lloyd, (813) 470-9971 or e-mail at coach1@verizon.net. Player evaluations are on a per-person, per-team basis.

TRIATHLON: Sisters Ally, 10, and Brie Chamberlin, 8, of Trinity completed their first triathlon Sept. 7 at the Great Palm Harbor YMCA.

The event was part of the Youth Triathlon Series that supports the Lance Armstrong Live Strong Foundation. It was comprised of kids ages 7-10, who had to swim 100 yards, bike 2 miles and run a half mile. The girls trained for six weeks in preparation for the event by participating in the Kids Try-a-Tri class at the Gills Family YMCA in Trinity.

DANCING: Lindsay Nobles of Trinity and her dance partner, Chase Hunter of Seminole, won the Florida State Junior Amateur title at the Florida State Dance Championships in Sarasota. The two 10-year-olds, who are taught by Gina Hunter as part of the 4-H Ballroom Dancing Brigade in Seminole, can be seen performing their "Wild Child" routine at www.youtube.com/watch?v=htjtQNXzNlw.

LACROSSE: The Wesley Chapel U-11 and U-13 Tribe are still looking for new players. Details are available online at www.wclacrosse.com, and the Wesley Chapel Athletic Association's director of lacrosse, Frank Britton, can be reached at (813) 997-3365 or fb3ajb@aol.com.

CHEERLEADING: Pasco Elite Cheerleading is holding Tiny Time cheerleading classes for children 3-5 years of age on Saturday mornings from 10-11 a.m. Classes for children 6-9 are Saturday mornings from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Children will learn the basics of cheerleading including motions, jumps, cheers, dance, tumbling and teamwork. Cost is $30 per month (sibling discount available) and a signed parental consent waiver is required. Register by calling Ashley Moore at (727) 359-9525, or by calling the gym at (727) 849-7980.

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

Wesley Chapel Cowboys face Broncos after win over Eagles 09/11/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 4:34pm]

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