Local sports notices for April 6, 2013

The Phoenixville boys program will conduct a 50-year celebration at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at the high school’s Leo Scoda Tennis Courts. The day’s activities will feature open-court play starting at 9 a.m., a lunch in the middle school cafeteria and celebration program in the gymnasium at 2:30 p.m. Former players and their families are invited to attend. More information: Call Scoda at (610) 933-1727.

BASEBALL

There will be a meeting for all parents/players interested in trying out for the Phoenixville Senior American Legion baseball team (ages 16-19). The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the Phoenixville Middle School Library. Tryouts will be held at deSanno Field on the weekend of April 13-14; exact times will be announced at the meeting. For further information, call Joe Little at 484-557-1735.

The Phoenixville Babe Ruth League announces Junior Legion tryouts for 14- and 15-year-olds who play in the PBRL and live in the Phoenixville Area School District. The tryouts will be held at deSanno Field on the following dates: Thursday, April 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, April 12, 7:30-9 p.m.; and Thursday, April 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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Any questions, contact the manager, Gene Bernat, at (610) 506-4172.

Spring City Legion Baseball is accepting online registration at springcitylegionbaseball.org for players ages 13-19 in the Spring-Ford School District. Tryouts will be held on Saturday, April 6, and Sunday, April 7. See Web site for details or contact Todd Clemens attoddclemens@springcitylegionbaseball.org.

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.

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.

Mansfield University is seeking travel teams from the Northeast to participate in baseball tournaments this summer. Age classifications for these events range from 12U to 19U. Seven event weekends are scheduled beginning the weekend of June 7-9 at Mansfield University. During the past 16 years, Mansfield U. has a longstanding tradition of hosting quality eents. For more information, go to the Web site at GoMounties. com and click on baseball then on Tournament and Showcases for an affordable weekend of baseball at top-notch facilities with a friendly staff. You can also telephone (570) 404-2632.

SOFTBALL

The Linfield ASA Men’s Slow-Pitch Softball League is seeking teams for its 2013 season. More information: Call Tom Schadt at 484-336-5609.

Senior slow-pitch teas are being formed in five age groups (50-plus, 55-plus, 60-plus, 65-plus, 70-plus). Teams will practice in Linfield and will play in the 2013 ASA of Pa. State Senior Tournaments in Linfield, Hatfield and Lisburn. More information: call Tom Schadt at (610) 582-2437 or 484-336-5609.

BASKETBALL

Teams are needed for the Valley Forge Men’s Summer Basketball League. The league will be played in the Valley Forge Christian College gymnasium.

The league will be run during the months of June and July and is for ages 17 and up. For additional registration information, call Bob Spaid at (610) 917-1480 or email rlspaid@vfcc.edu. Visit www.vfccpatriots.com for more information.

Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 24, 2013.

Definitely Sports All-Star Basketball Camps will be held at the Spring-Ford 7th Grade Center the weeks of July 8, 15 and 22 for boys and girls ages 5-14. For more information, call coach Sharr at (610) 888-6097 or log on to www.definitelysports.com.

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.

The Melton Center 2013 Summer Basketball League holds 60 spots for each age group: 10 & under, 13 & under and 16 & under. The legue costs $20 for West Chester Borough residents and $35 for non-residents (shirt fee included). Register April 1-May 15 by downloading the registration form from www.meltoncenter.org or stopping by the Center. Make checks payable to CAMC.

The Melton Center is located at 501 E. Miner St., West Chester. The first game is Sunday, June 23, and play continues every following Sunday through August. For more details, contact league director Ken Winston (kennethwinston1@comcast.net) (610) 692-9290.

Richardson Hoops is now accepting teams for early registration for its Summer Basketball League. There will be divisions for men, women, high school boys and high school girls. More information: Visit www.RichardsonHoops.com or contact Shaun Richardson at (484) 663-3750.

SOCCER

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.

Ursinus College women’s soccer will hold Recruit ID clinics on Saturday, April 6. More information: contact Kelly Wakeman at kwakeman@ursinus.edu.

GOLF

The Phoenixville Area Junior Golf Program has announced its plans for the 2013 season.

Clinics will be held on the following dates: Thursday, June 20, at MeadowBrook Golf Club; Thursday, June 27, at Ralphie’s Driving Range (formerly ForeSeasons Driving Range); Thursday, July 11, at Ralphie’s Driving Range; and Thursday, July 18, at MeadowBrook Golf Club.

Play dates at MeadowBrook Golf Club are Thursday, July 25; and Thursday, Aug. 1. Meeting times are as follows: 14-16-year-olds, 8 a.m.; 11-13-year-olds, 9 a.m.; and 8-10-year-olds, 10 a.m.

Instructor will be Harry Hammond, the master golf pro at Penn Oaks.

Information is available on the Web site at www.pajg.org. To download a registration form, go to www.meadowbrookgc.com. Send e-mail to phxareajuniorgolf@gmail.com.

The Phoenixville Area Police Athletic League (PAL) in conjunction with the Pickering Valley Golf Course will conduct five, one-hour golf sessions for all kids between the ages of 7 and 13. The clinics will run from 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. every Monday, beginning on May 6, at the Pickering Valley Golf Course. The clinics will be conducted by golf pro Bobby Bohrer and assistant Joy Thompson. Kids will learn fundamentals on their golf swing and etiquette on and around the course.

The lesson dates will be as follows: Monday June 3, 10, 17, 24 and July 1.

A $50 signup fee will include all five clinics as well as a free hot dog and drink at the end of each lesson. Anyone interested in signing up for this program can contact PAL Executive Director Officer Jim Deoria at (610) 917-3735 or email at Paljimed@yahoo.co

The Limerick Golf Club is forming a nine-hole men’s golf league that will play on Thursday nights with tee times between 4:30 and 6 p.m. For more information, contact Joe Greenwald at joe@greenwald-comm.com.

DARTS

The annual Phoenixville Dart Tournament will conduct a one-day shootout either Sunday, April 21 or 28. The shootout will start at 11 a.m.. The tourney will be double-elimination with a maximum of 16 teams. More information: Call John Grohoski at (610) 933-5964.

ROAD RACING

The Victim Services Center of Montgomery County Inc. will host its second annual Run for S.A.A.M. (Sexual Assault Awareness Month) on Saturday, April 20, at Norristown Farm Park. More information: Visit http://www.victimservicescenter.org.

ICE HOCKEY

American Icebirds Ice Hockey Teams are looking for players for their spring/summer competitive teams from Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania areas, looking for birth year U16 players. For more information, send email to icebirds@inbox.com attention Coach.