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Umpires needed

The city of Clearwater is seeking umpires for youth and adult games. Compensation is up to $55 per game. For information call James Lightfoot at (727) 669-1361 ext. 233 or Frank Aceto at (727) 581-2710.

Pinellas County is in need of umpires for youth, AAU and high school baseball/softball. Areas of need are central and southern Pinellas County Contact Bob Sutton at 546-5320 or 515-1812 for information.

Gulf Coast Tide

The 13-and-under team is seeking players. Tryouts will be held at Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater. For details, call 510-3991 or 460-5920 or email

South Side St. Pete AAU

The team is looking for players ages 6-12. Tryouts will be held for between 2-3 teams. Call Mike at 866-6578 for information.

St. Pete Stars

The 13-under AAU team will be having tryouts on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at Lakewood High School, Lake Vista Park. For information, call Ken Twit at 526-2996.

Tampa Bay Sluggers

The 13-under travel team is looking for players. For information, contact Mike at (813) 433-7782.

Kotchman Mustangs

The AAU team is having tryouts on Dec. 16 for 8, 9, 10, and 11-under teams. For times and locations, call 432-0348.

Bulls Baseball Club

The 13-under AAU team in north/central Pinellas County is seeking players for the spring season. For information, call 804-4486.

Azalea Little League

Spring registration begins on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and today and Dec. 16 from 9 a.m.-noon. Call 347-3325 for information.


City of Clearwater

The City will host a winter basketball camp for girls and boys grades 3-5 on Dec. 28-29 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Countryside Rec Center. Call 460-1904 for information.

Clearwater Heatwave

Girls 13-under tryouts will be held today from 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 492-2211 or 239-3554 for information.

Clearwater Green Wave

There will be tryouts at the Long Center for 13U on Sunday at 8 a.m. Call 441-4310 or 423-3555 for information.


Officials needed

The Southern Independent Conference Officials Alliance seeks men and women age 15 and older interested in officiating youth football in the bay area. Complete training and mentoring will be given. SICOA services youth leagues in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Experienced officials are needed to officiate high school, college and minor league games. SICOA is a member of the FHSAA, NCAA and NAIA. For details, call John at (813) 899-1983 or visit www.s

City of Dunedin

The city has combined with Safety Harbor, Palm Harbor and Largo to form a youth flag football program for boys and girls ages 7-15. There is an evaluation clinic on Dec. 16 beginning at 9 a.m. Call 298-3275 for details.



The First Tee of Clearwater Winter Break Camp, Dec. 26-30 and Jan. 2-6.

Chi Chi Rodriguez Course in Clearwater. Call Randy Cohen for further details, (727) 726-8829, ext. 214.



Spring registration for the Clearwater Lacrosse Program is underway for girls and boys in grades 1-12. The season runs from mid-January through April. No experience necessary. Go to

City of Tarpon Springs

The Tarpon Springs Recreation Department is offering tennis lessons for both youth and adults on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Cost is $40 per month. For information, call 942-5628.

Lawn Bowling

Clearwater Lawn Bowling is recruiting members for its new season. The club offers free lessons and the loan of equipment while learning. For information, call Rick Marinaccio at 934-8707.


Sunday, 7:30 a.m. - Florida Gulf Beaches Holiday Halfathon. Madeira Beach to Largo's Taylor Park. Call 34-4440.

Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m. - Boley's Jingle Bell Run, 3 miles, non competitive. St. Petersburg's Pier. Call 821-4819.

Dec. 16, 8 a.m. - Holiday Classic 5K/10K, starts at entrance to Clearwater Memorial Bridge. Register at, or e-mail race director at

Jan. 13, 8 a.m. St. Pete Beach Classic 10K/5K. Call Motion Sports Management, (727) 367 RACE.

Jan. 14, 8 a.m. - Max Bayne Half Marathon and 5K, For De Soto Park. Call Mike Weiss of the WFYRC at 644-7702.

Jan. 20, 8 a.m. - Fishhawk Ranch 5K/10K. Brandon. Call (813) 681-6141.

Jan. 20, 8:30 a.m. - Run With The Nuns 5K and mile. War Vets Park, St. Petersburg. Call (813) 245-2998.

Jan. 21, 7:30 a.m. Clearwater Halfathon (13.1 miles) Madeira Beach to Largo's Taylor Park. Register at, or call 347-4440.


Strictly Soccer Academy

The Club is seeking players for boys under-11, under-12, under-13, under-16 and under-17 teams and under-13, under-14 and under-16 girls teams. for more information, call 526-9144 or go to

Largo United

The club as several openings for boys and girls teams. The club is also in need of coaches. For information, call 488-9410 or go to

Team Florida

The 10-under travel team is looking for players. Contact Drew at 644-491 or


Clearwater Threshers

The 12-and-under girls fast pitch team is looking for competitive players. Call Kelly at 410-5051 for Patty at 224-9959 for information.

Lady Shockers

The 18-under team is looking for players for the fall and summer seasons. Contact Ed Walter at or 741-5512.

USA Patriots

The USA Patriots are seeking players for its 10-under, 12-under and 14-under fast pitch teams. Contact Mike Galinski at 556-3200 or

St. Pete Beach Sharks

The 12-under fast-pitch travel team is looking for players for tournament play for the fall season. For information, go to

City of Dunedin

The city is offering adult co-ed softball for the winter season on Wednesday and Friday nights. For details, call 298-3275.

The city is offering a men's league on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights beginning in January. Call 298-3275.

Clearwater Bullets

The 18-under travel team is looking for players. Contact Ed Walter at or at 741-5512.

Team FLA

The under-10 softball team is looking for players born after Jan. 1, 1996. For information, contact Drew at 644-4911.

City of Largo

They city if looking for 50-over players for its Thursday morning league at the Whitesell Softball Complex. Call Brian at 518-3022 for information.

USA Patriots

The 10-under team is looking for players for its fast pitch girls team. Contact Mike Galinski at 556-3200 or Trent Rubley at 742-6931.


McMullen Tennis Complex is offering Cardio Tennis Clinics through December. Clinics are Tuesday mornings from 9-10:30 a.m. and Wednesday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. Prices for Clearwater residents are $20 per class. Call 669-1919 for information.


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