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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.

Florida Panthers

The 12-under and 13-under competitive teams will hold tryouts for the fall season through July and August. For location and times, call Andy at 271-5249.

Seminole Heat

The AAU team is looking for 8-under, 12-under and 13-under players. For information, call Bill Vonstetina at 409-4844 or go to

Azalea Little League

The league is offering week long camps July 30-Aug. 3 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The cost is $125. There are also hitting only camps on July 23-24 from 9 a.m.-noon for $50. Call Mike at 641-9890 for information.

Mizuno Select Team

The team is looking for several elite players for its 9-under select team. Call 638-7421 for more information.

East Lake Storm

The 11-under AAU team is looking for players. Players must not turn 12 before May 1, 2008. For information, call Steve Albers at 641-5314.

Gulf Coast Mustangs

The 11-under AAU team will hold tryouts in mid August for the upcoming season. Call Steve at 410-5931.

Clearwater Thrashers

The 14-under team is seeking players for the fall season. For tryout information, contact Dave Johnson at 515-0255.

All-Star Baseball School of St. Petersburg

Tryouts for the AAU team will be held on Aug. 4 at the Eckerd College baseball fields for the 13-under team and the 11-under team. For times and information, call Ron Rhoads at 409-0190.


Tarpon Springs

The city's recreation department is offering summer camps on July 30-Aug. 3. Call Steve Plummer at 943-4900 ext. 154.

St. Pete Jr. Magic

The league will hold registration on Aug. 2, 7, 9 and 14 at the Roberts Recreation Center. The league, which is for players 8-16, begins Aug. 15. Call 542-5001.



Summer Junior Camp at St. Andrews Links, Dunedin's municipal course located at 620 Palm Blvd. through Aug. 23. Half-day camp (noon-4 p.m.) and all day from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Instruction, video swing analysis, rules and course competition. Under the direction of PGA teaching pro Paul Sylvester. Call the pro shop at 738-2905.


St. Petersburg High

St. Petersburg High will hold physicals Aug. 23 from 5:15-7:30 p.m. for any student wishing to participate in sports or any other extra curricular activity during the school year. Call 893-1842 ext. 1006 for information.

Berkeley Prep Camps

The Tampa school is offering summer camps in basketball, volleyball and lacrosse. For dates and times, call Heather Mackin at (813) 885-1673, ext. 260.


The school is offering various camps this summer. There is a sports and games camp for grades 1-4 on Aug. 6-10. Call Ed Rawson at 521-5905.

Academy of the Holy Names

Academy of the Holy Names (Tampa) is seeking three high school coaches: a girls soccer assistant varsity coach, a girls soccer JV coach and a girls basketball assistant varsity coach. Contact athletic director Pete Young at or (813) 839-5371, ext. 320.


City of Largo

The city is offering summer sports camps for street hockey, track and field, baseball and softball. There is also an all girls sports camp offered for girls ages 8-13. Sports include basketball, tennis, soccer, volleyball, fitness games and field hockey. Call 518-3016.

The city is offering half- and full-day camps for four different sports: basketball, softball, soccer and baton. Call 587-6720.


Summer registration for introductory clinics, leagues and camps for boys and girls in grades 1-12 is now taking place. For information, go to

City of Tarpon Springs

The city will hold a kung fu summer survivor camp from July 30-Aug. 3 at the Tarpon Springs Community Center. Call 942-5628 for information.

There will be summer basketball camps on July 30-Aug. 3 at Tarpon Springs High School for kids ages 6-15. Call 421-9833 for more information.

American Indoor Football Association

The Florida Knights, based in Bradenton, are looking for players and cheerleaders. Tryouts are Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. at the Manatee Civic Center. Call Alton Walker at (813) 802-4170.

High School Hockey

Any players attending Dunedin, Tarpon Springs or Countryside are eligible for a club hockey team. Call Paula at 787-1700 for more information.


Team Florida

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


The league is holding registration on Saturdays, Aug. 4, 11 and 18 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Azalea Rec Center. Players must be four years old by Aug. 1. For information, call 345-0699.

Southside Soccer

The under-9 competitive team is looking for players for the fall season. The team meets on Tuesdays during the summer before the season. Interested players should call Mark Levy at 798-6500.

Madeira Beach Youth Soccer

Madeira Beach will have registration for children ages 5-6, 7-9 and 10-12 at the Madeira Beach Recreation Center (200 Rex Place). The cost is $70 for residents of Madeira Beach and $85 for non-residents (includes shirts, shorts and socks.) The registration dates will be Aug. 18, Aug. 25 and Sept. 1 from 10 a.m.-noon, as well as Aug. 22 from 6-8 p.m. Coaches and sponsors are needed. Call Colin Shaw at 392-0665 for more information.


Recreational soccer registrations for the fall season will be held Aug. 1 and 8 from 6-8 p.m. and Aug. 4 and 11 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the SYAA field house. For registration information, go to

Hudson Cobras

The U-18 girls team is looking for players. Call coach Chris at (727) 856-8383 for information.

Clearwater Chargers

The U-15 boys team is in need of players. Call Frank Seidl at 776-5336 for information.


Lady Shockers

The 18A Lady Shockers fastpitch team is seeking players. Contact Ed Walter at (727) 741-5512 or for more information.

Umpires needed

The Greater Pinellas County Officials Association is in need of umpires for co-ed and men's leagues in Largo and Madeira Beach. Experience is not necessary. Call Wayne Proctor at 467-9147.

Pinellas Fast Pitch

The girls only league is looking for players ages 4-16 for the fall season. Registration is every Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon starting Aug. 4-Sept. 8. Call 507-1509 or go to for more information.


Clearwater Aquatics

The competitive, year-round team is looking for swimmers of all ages and abilities, including masters swimmers. Practices are at the Long Center. For information, call 791-9542.


Announcements should be mailed to Times Sports, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731-1121.