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Area AAU teams head to nationals

Published Sep. 16, 2005

Two area teams will be representing Florida at the national AAU baseball championships in Des Moines, Iowa on July 27th. The St. Pete PAL under-11 team and the Tampa Tornadoes will compete against approximately 35 other teams for the under-11 national championship. Tampa defeated St. Pete in the state tournament on May 19.

The Tampa Tornadoes, who draw from five parks in the Tampa Bay area, are still scrambling for funds in order to make the trip. Anyone who wishes to contribute may call Robert Leffler at 653-2700. For information on assisting St. Pete PAL, the number is 893-7138.

Coaching vacancies

Shorecrest athletic director Phil Hayford is looking for a cross-country coach for this fall. Practices begin Aug. 12. Call 522-2111, ext. 236.

St. Petersburg High is looking for a varsity girls volleyball coach for the 1996-97 season. Contact Tom Petit at 893-1842.