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West Hernando Cougars to begin registration for youth football, cheerleading

The West Hernando Cougars youth football and cheerleading program will have registration for the coming season over the next several weeks.

Officials will be at Delta Woods Park on Deltona Boulevard in Spring Hill for sign-ups from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the following dates: Sunday, May 22, May 28, June 4, June 11, June 18, and June 25.

The Cougars' season starts July 11, with a 10-game football schedule. The cheerleaders participate in competitions around the Tampa Bay area.

The football registration fee is $195 per child, with flag football $125. The fee includes rental of pads and a personalized jersey to keep. The cheerleading fee is $225 with a full uniform to keep. There is a $10 for every sibling also registered.

Call Bobby McFarland at (352) 585-6524 or visit westhernandocougars.com.

PHCC CHEERLEADING: Pasco-Hernando Community College will have tryouts for its cheerleading squad at 6 p.m. May 25 in the fitness center at the West Campus in New Port Richey.

Tryout preparation sessions will be at 6 p.m. May 23 and 24. Skills required for the final tryouts will be taught during the preparation period.

Cheerleaders promote school spirit on campus and at all home basketball games. Team members also support additional PHCC athletic programs, host fundraisers and participate in community service projects throughout the year.

Male and female PHCC students, including incoming freshmen, returning sophomores and transfer students in good academic standing, may try out.

For information, visit phcc.edu/athletics/cheerleading.

DUNES WOMEN'S GOLF: The league had its annual member-guest tournament April 14, with 72 golfers participating in a best-ball format.

Members prepared a breakfast, and a catered lunch was provided as well.

The duo that came in first with the low gross score was Dot Cleary and her guest Shari Pfannenstein with a 66. They edged out Betty Richmond and her guest, Nancy Groth, (67) by one shot.

In net scoring, the team of Bev Pickens and guest Pat Saisi placed first. Ruby Foust and Rusty Ryal came in second, with Karen Berch and Ann Piechota rounding out the top three.

Nancy Stewart and Ro Newsome won the member closest-to-the-pin awards, while Groth and Ryal took home the guest closest-to-the-pin awards.

MLB HIT, PITCH & RUN: Brooksville will host the Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition for area youths at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tom Varn Park in Brooksville.

The event is free, but officials ask entrants to arrive early to register. All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the start of competition.

Competitors are divided into four age divisions: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 12-14. The winners will have a chance to advance through four levels of competition, including team championships at major league ballparks and the national finals at the 2011 MLB All Star Game.

No child that participated in the event at the Hernando YMCA on May 1 may participate in this event.

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

KIWANIS SUPERKIDS TRIATHLON: The third annual Kiwanis SuperKids Triathlon will take place May 21 at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park.

Limited to the first 200 participants, the event has three age groups: 5-8, 9-12 and 13-18. All who participate will receive an award. There will be swimming, biking and running. Helmets are required for the biking portion.

Sign-in is from 5 to 7 p.m. May 20. Participants should bring their bikes for inspection and overnight securing. The triathlon will begin at 7:15 a.m. the next morning.

For information, visit kidssupertriathlon.com.

HYL FOOTBALL: The Hernando Youth League is beginning registration for the 2011 season.

Teams are available for kids ages 5 to 15. Registration will be June 11 at Ernie Wever Park in Brooksville.

Registration forms are available at leaguelineup.com/hylfootball. Forms must be presented at time of sign-up. The cost is $125, and space is limited.

For information, call Rick Hankins at (352) 346-0000 or send e-mail to popwarnerhernando@gmail.com.

JEROME BROWN GOLF: World Woods Golf Club, north of Brooksville, is hosting the Jerome Brown Golf Classic on June 4, sponsored by Bright House Networks.

Proceeds will benefit the Jerome Brown Youth Foundation. For an entry fee of $65 per golfer, participants get 18 holes, a cart, lunch and a cap. The format is a four-person scramble.

Registration will be at 11:30 a.m., with lunch at noon. The shotgun start will be at 1 p.m.

For information, call Dianna Rusk Yoder at (352) 796-2526.

BRITISH SOCCER CAMP: The First Hernando Youth Soccer Club has teamed up with Challenger Sports to host a weeklong British soccer camp July 18 to 22 at Anderson Snow Park in Spring Hill.

Each child will work with a member of the team of more than 1,000 British coaches being flown to the United States exclusively to work with summer programs. Challenger Sports will hold more than 3,000 camps this summer and coach more than 120,000 children between the ages of 3 and 19.

Space is limited, and parents are encouraged to register their children as soon as possible. To attend for a half day from 9 a.m. to noon, the cost is $117 for the week for ages 5 to 18. For a full day, the fee is $165 for ages 10 to 18. Goalkeepers ages 10 to 18 may attend from 5 to 8 p.m. for a cost of $117.

Each camper will receive a T-shirt, soccer ball, poster and a personalized skills evaluation.

For information, call Robert Andreu at (813) 283-4523 or send e-mail to robertandreu@bellsouth.net. To register, visit challengersports.com.

KIWANIS GOLF: The Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks is hosting the 41st annual Brooksville Kiwanis Golf Invitational on June 1.

The cost is $75 per golfer, which includes golf, cart, dinner and prizes. The shotgun start is set for 1 p.m. The format of the tournament is a four-man scramble. First come, first served. The registration deadline is May 20.

Cash prizes, door prizes and prizes for closest to the pin and longest drive will be awarded. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

For information, call Barbara Hitzemann at (352) 442-3412 or visit kiwanisclubofbrooksville.org.

To notify us of community sports achievements or coming events, contact Derek J. LaRiviere at derekjlariviere@gmail.com or (352) 584-6337.

West Hernando Cougars to begin registration for youth football, cheerleading 05/12/11 [Last modified: Thursday, May 12, 2011 5:51pm]

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