Local sports notices for January 26, 2013


The Phoenixville Senior Bowling League is looking for Senior-aged bowlers to have fun bowling at Limerick bowl on Monday mornings. The league has about 50 bowlers, both men and women, who enjoy the exercise and the company of each other. Players donít have to live in Phoenixville and donít have to bowl well since the league is just to have fun. Interested bowlers are asked to join the group. Call Evelyn at (610) 933-8898 or Tom at (610) 495-7639 for more information.


Registration for the 2013 season for the Phoenixville Babe Ruth League boys, ages 13 to 15 years old, will be held at deSanno Field, Wheatland and Mason streets.

Registration for the Phoenixvile Junior Legion teams willl also be accepted at the same times. The registration dates are Saturdays, Feb. 2, 9 and 16. Times will be from 12 noon until 2 p.m.

The cost to cover umpire fees and other expenses for this season is $175 for PRBL, which includes 15 $5 raffle tickets. All new applicants must provide proof of his birth date.


For more information, contact PBRL commissioner David White at (610) 917-9733 or email davegwhite@netscape.

The kimberton Youth Athletic League (KYAL) will hold sign-ups on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 7-9 p.m.; and 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 KYALís 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+ Menís 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 Dember, 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 Bloomsburg University infield clinic will take place on Saturday, Feb. 2, and it will focus on taching the basic fundamentals of each infield position. It will run from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Nelson Field House and is open to players in grades 4-12. It is $45 for the session.

The catching clinic will also take place on Feb. 2 and it will run from 1:30-4 p.m. The clinic is open to players in grades 4-12. The clinic will teach catchers the basic fundamentals of blocking, fielding, throwing and receiving pitches. Players will need to bring a glove and catchng equipment.

The hitting clinic will be held on Sunday, Feb. 3. The cost of this session is $50 and there will be two different sessions to choose from. They will run from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Players in grades 4-12 can sign up and then the players will be divided into groups, according to their age. Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged. The focus of the hitting clinic is to teach basic hitting technique and is designed to enhance the skills of the players by giving instruction on hitting various types of pitches.

A $25 registratin fee is needed in advance to reserve a place in the clinic. The balance is due the day of the clinic.

For more information, visit www.buhuskies.com/softball and view the clinic brochure or contact Bloomsburg University softball coach Susan Kocher at 570-389-4871 or by e-mail at skocher@bloomu.edu.


The 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 Sharrís 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 opportunites 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. 10, 2013 Shiver by the River 10K & 5K #3, 11 a.m. Jim Dietrich Park, Muhlenberg Twp., Reading, Pa. Contact Sue Jackson (610) 779-6556 or www.pagodapacers.com.

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.