Local sports notices for February 23, 2013


The Phoenixville Youth Babe Ruth League (PYBRL) will hold registrations for its upcoming baseball and softball seasons. The date is Feb. 24 and also March 3. Times are from 1-4 p.m. All registrations will be held at Vic Marosek Fields.

Ages are T-Ball for boys and girls 4-6 years old; boys 7-12; and girls softball 7-16. All new players must have birth certificates. Check out the Web site at PYBRL@.com. For more information, call (610) 909-0088.

The Kimberton Youth Athletic League (KYAL) will hold sign-ups on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

All sign-ups are at the Kimberton Fire Company. Saturday, March 2, will have sign-ups from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with a late fee.


The Night at the Races will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, and people must be at least 21 years old to attend. This annual tradition is KYAL’s biggest fundraiser of the year. For more information on T-Ball, softball and baseball programs, check out the Web site at www.kimbertonyouth.com. You can also check Facebook. Call Rich at (610) 933-5638 for more information.

The Kingplex is open for individual lessons or group instruction. Its travel baseball team is seeking players ages 13-18. More information: Call 610-489-0589, e-nauk jubg1327@comcast.net or visit kingplex.com.

Diamond Dreams Baseball Academy is conducting registration for winter instruction at its facility in Collegeville. More information: Call 610-489-3383 or visit Diamond Dreams BA.com.

Triple Threat Bearcats are looking for 11U players for midsummer and fall tournament season. Bearcats fall tournament team is looking for players (not age 12 before May 1) for fall and spring seasons. More information: Call Tom at (610) 587-1165.

A team is being formed in the Schwenksville area to participate in the Bux-Mont 45+ Men’s Senior Baseball League for the 2013 season. Home games will be played Sunday mornings at the Camp Kweebec baseball field. More information: Contact Rick Hofmeister at rickhoft@verizon.net or (610) 287-7276.

There will be a series of baseball showcases conducted this winter for high school aged baseball players who aspire to play beyond high school. Prep Baseball Report will be conducting two Future Prospects baseball showcases in December, four Open Identification baseball showcases in January and the Pre-Season All-State Showcase on Feb. 23. For all details and to register, go to www.PrepBAeballReport.com.

The Montgomery County Bulldogs U11 Tournament Team is looking for three or four players to fill out their roster for the 2013 season. The team will be practicing and having clinics indoors one night per week throughout the winter. More information: Contact Greg at (610) 842-3772 or gsbiagini@comcast.net.


Sting Fastpitch is currently conducting tryouts for girls in the 10U to 18U age brackets. More information: Visit stingfastpitch.net.


The Phoenixville Area Positive Alternatives (PAPA) C’Jon Saunders 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, March 23, at 11 a.m. at the Phoenixville Area Middle School gymnasium.

Signups are at the Civic Center or on line at PAPA1995.org. There will be a cash prize and championship shirt for division champions for men and women. Players must be high school age or older. The tourney is double-elimination so teams are guaranteed at least two games. Cost is $20 per player with four players per team. All participants receive T-shirts.

Registration deadline is March 15. Proceeds benefit PAPA programming.

For more information by email, send to PAPA19460@gmail.com.

e Chester County Magic teams are looking for players in Grades 4-11 for their ninth season of competition. More information: E-mail www.ccmagic.org.

Coach Sharr’s Hoops Academy is scheduling training for middle and high school age boys and girls. For more information, call Ed Sharr at (610) 888-6097.


FC Premier Soccer Club has additional playing and training opportunities for current U14 and older males interested in working with Premier Levl/College Soccer Coaches who have proven track record of player development. More information: Visit http://www.fcpsoccer.org or go to the Web site and e-mail the team manager or the coach.


Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 7th Annual Chilly Cheeks 7.2 Mile Trail Run, 11 a.m. Reading, Pa. Contact Ron Horn (610) 779-2668 or rhornpcs@aol.com. App & online reg on www.pretzelcitysports.com.

Sunday, March 10, 2013 Shiver by the River 10K & 5K #4, 11 a.m. Jim Dietrich Park, Muhlenberg Twp., Reading, Pa. Contact Sue Jackson (610) 779-6556 or www.pagodapacers.com.