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West Pasco Majors White Sox second in midseason tourney

The 18-0 West Pasco Majors White Sox qualified for the midseason Little League baseball championship game before falling to Largo 7-6 in eight innings. The White Sox survived a field of 54 teams and became the first West Pasco team to reach the title game in the majors division.

Summer camps: Southern Elite Sports will host four different summer camps for ages 5 and up, each costing $35 and running from 9 a.m. until noon at Grove Park Community Center in New Port Richey.

Cheerleading camp is June 16 to 20 and the last day to register is June 13. Dance camp will run June 23 to 27, karate camp is Aug. 4 to 8, and kid fitness camp is Aug. 11 to 15. For information, call toll-free at 1-866-794-6344.

SOFTBALL: Lutz Leaguerettes Girls Softball is forming fast-pitch travel teams to compete through December. The team needs experienced pitchers for all age divisions, U8 to 16. Tryouts will be at noon Saturday at the Oscar Cooler Sports Complex on Lutz-Lake Fern Road. Practices are in June with weekend tournament play beginning in July, primarily in Clearwater, Sarasota, Zephyrhills, Winter Haven, Lakeland and Lutz. For information, call (813) 269-4372 or visit

Tennis: Hillsborough Community College is hosting at noon Saturday an interactive three-hour workshop for beginning tennis teachers, recreation/physical education leaders, parent-coaches and volunteers who want to work with kids 10 and younger to implement QuickStart Tennis.

Workshop attendees will receive on-court training from a national USTA-certified QuickStart Tennis specialist. Attendees will also take home QuickStart Tennis practice and play plans designed specifically for ages 5 and 6, 7 and 8, and 9 and 10. Cost is $25 per person, or $20 per person for three or more people. For details, call Hillsborough County QuickStart coordinator Gary Shepherd at (813) 832-1899, or visit

Baseball: Pasco High School baseball coach Ricky Giles will host three three-day camps in June. The instruction will focus on the fundamentals of all aspects of the game including strategy, individual skills and team concepts. Campers will be divided by age and ability for group and individual instruction. For information call Giles at (813) 714-0404.

Wrestling: River Ridge High School will host Brandon wrestling coach Russ Cozart's World Class Wrestling Clinic June 16 to 20. For information, e-mail Russ Schneck at

Cheerleading: The New Tampa Sharks Pop Warner cheerleading program will hold summer registration at the Lee Roy Selmon's restaurant on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard in New Tampa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 31. For information, go to or e-mail Kristen Casey at

Soccer: The Hudson Youth Soccer League will host competitive soccer tryouts June 2 to 6 and its British Soccer Camp June 9 to 13 at Veterans Memorial Park off Hicks Road. For information, go to

Central Pasco United Soccer Association will host competitive soccer tryouts starting Tuesday at the Land O'Lakes Recreation Center at 3032 Collier Parkway. For specific age group times, go to or e-mail Fran Reidy at

The Wesley Chapel Soccer Club is holding tryouts for its Flames competitive teams Tuesday through Saturday at the Wesley Chapel District Park. Visit for more information and the dates and times for each age division.

Basketball: Mitchell High School boys basketball coach Larry Holden will run his basketball camp for the 22nd consecutive year. The camp is for boys in grades 3-12 and is June 23 to 27 at Mitchell High School. The $75 cost includes a T-shirt.

Basketball and Cheerleading: I9 sports is conducting open registrations for its summer basketball and cheerleading programs, for ages 5 to 15, at the indoor courts in Hudson and Land O'Lakes for the season that begins in mid June. The cost is $99 for basketball and $89 for cheerleading. Call Jimmy Barbarise at (813) 532-1507 or visit

West Pasco Majors White Sox second in midseason tourney 05/23/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 12:21pm]
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