Local sports notices for June 15-16

Phoenixville Marian Youth Club (PMYC) will conduct registration for the 2013 Football/Flag & Cheerleading season at its Charlestown Park facilities beginning on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The facility is located behind Valley Forge Christian College.

Registration is for boys ages 5-14 years old. Additional registration dates are as follows: July 27, 10-12; July 29, 6:30-8; July 31, 6:30-8; Aug. 3, 10-12; Aug. 6, 6:30-8; Aug. 8, 6:30-8; and Aug. 12, 6:30-8.

All eligible players are required to register, including returning players. All new players are required to provide a copy of their birth certificates. All players need to have a parent or guardian present at the time of registration.

PMYC has provided the youth of Phoenixville and surrounding communites the opportunity to participate in youth football with no fee to participate for the past 58 years. For a complete listing of all upcoming dates, go to the Web site at PMYCSPORTS.COM.

TENNIS

Summer tennis clinics through the Phoenixville Area Recreation Department are scheduled on a four-week program Monday through Friday from June 17-July 19. The annual “Orange Crush” Tournament will be played July 22-27.

Clinics are designed for various ability levels of players entering Grades 2-12. Emphasis on the six basic strokes: forehand, backhand, volley, serve, lob and overhead along with singles and doubles play strategies. There will be no classes the week of July 1-5.

Location is Phoenixville High School, Fisher Court and Kimberton Park.

Time is 9-9:30 a.m. for Beginners (Grades 2-5); 9:30-10 a.m. or Beginners (Grades 6-9); 10-10:45 a.m. Advanced Beginners; 10:45-11:30 a.m. Intermediate; and 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Advanced.

Cost for Phoenixville/East Pikeland residents is $35 for two weeks and tournament/$70 four weeks and tournament. Cost for non-residents is $40 for two weeks and tournament and $80 four weeks and tournament.

Registration will take place Thursday, June 13, from 9 a.m.-12 noon at Kimberton Park, Phoenixville High School and Fisher/Manavon Court or register by downloading the registration form from Web site www.phoenixville.org. Mail in registration with check or money order payable to PBRD.

BASEBALL

Tryouts for the 2013 Delaware Valley team to the Keystone State Games will be held for all players living in Montgomery, Chester and Bucks counties. The Scholastic Team is for all players graduating 2014 and 2015; the Junior Team is for all players graduating in 2016, 2017 and some 2018. Tryouts will be held at Spring-Ford High School (June 16, 7:30 a.m.); and at a site to be determined (June 23). To register visit www.premiersportingevents.com and click on Keystone State Games. More information: Call Bob LaRosa at 610-363-9519 or e-mail College_Prospects@yahoo.com.

Villanova Baseball Camps: Wildcat Youth Baseball Camp is scheduled for June 17-20 at a cost of $220. There is a savings of $30 for registration on line before June 1. A Wildcat Hitters Camp is set for July 15-18 for ages 7-12 and ages 13-18. Cost is $110. For ages 7-12, there is a $20 discount when you register on line before June 1. For more information, go to www.villanovabaseballcamps.com.

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.

Tim Kerns and Triple Crown Academy will present Summer Camps in 2013 at Kimberton. The Baseball Summer Camp at KYAL, for ages 6-12 (you can turn 13 on May 1) will be held the week of June 24. It will run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Thursday with a rain date of Friday. Call (610) 495-7374 or go to www.tcaacademy3.net and click on camps icon.

The Millersville baseball coaching staff has opened registration for four summer camps aimed at high school level players. The camps including the Advanced Pitching/Catching Camp, Advanced Hitting Camp, Fire Cracker College Experience and Keystone State College Coaches Clinic.

The Advanced Pitching/Catching Camp and Advanced Hitting Camps both run from Monday, June 24-Tuesday, June 25, and are for players in grades 7-12. Both camps focus on mechanics, drills, video work and the mental approach. The camps run from 9-11:30 a.m. both days. Registration for both two-day camps is $100.

The Fire Cracker College Experience is for players in Grades 9-12 and runs from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on July 3. Space is limited to the first 30 applicants. This camp offers a unique learning opportunity for high school players. It is a highly instructional camp geared twoard each player’s goals of playing at the next level. Cost is $100 for the camp.

The Keystone State College Coaches Clinic is in its second year. It runs from Saturday, Aug. 17-Sunday, Aug. 18, for players in Grades 9-12. Colleges from five states have been invited to attend, allowing players to showcase abilities in front of coaches. The camp, which runs from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., each day costs $200.

For more information and to register, visit the camp Web site at www.millersvillebaseballcamps.com.

SOFTBALL

Teams are being sought for the 32nd annual Northeast Regional Church Softball Tournament to be hosted by Valley Forge Christian College Aug. 1-3. Registration deadline is Friday, June 21. More information: Vist www.vfccpatriots.com or contact Bob Spaid at 610-917-1480 or rlspaid@vfcc.edu. The Softball Summer Camp at KYAL for ages 8-14 (Grades 3-8) will be held the week of June 24. It will run from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday with a rain date Friday. For more information, call (610) 495-7374 or go to www.tcaacademy3.net. All forms are now available on the Web site.

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 teams 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.

Villanova Fastpitch will hold a one day Elite Softball Clinic on Sunday, June 16. There is also a summer camp from June 17-20 for girls of all ages. For more information, go to www.villanovasoftballcamps.com or call 610-519-4138.

BASKETBALL

The Chester County Magic Boys Basketball team is hosting the AYBT East Coast Nationals June 20-23 at West Chester University. More information: Contact Dennis at ddock54@aol.com.

The PAPA/PBRD Summer Basketball League is a co-ed legue open to all youths ages 7-17. All games take place at Reservoir Park courts or C’Jon Saunders Park.

The first games will be played on Father’s Day, June 16, 2013, at the Father’s Day Community Celebration at the Reservoir Park courts. The subsequent games will played on Sundays throughout July and August. Some games may be played on Wednesday evenings, depending on the number of teams and if there are any rainouts.

Registration fee is $30 for PASD residents and $40 for non-PASD residents.

Financial aid discounts are available on a sliding scale basis by contacting Dolores Winston at the Phoenixville Area Recreation Department office at (610) 933-7728. If you have any questions, contact PAPA19460@gmail.com or (610) 983-4110.

The 25th annual Spring-Ford boys basketball camp will be held June 18-21, 2013, at Spring-Ford High School. The camp is open to all boys entering Grades 4-10 this fall. For more information, contact Dave Caldwell, camp director, at 484-363-3581.

The 20th annual Spring-Ford Girls Basketball Camp, for girls in Grades 3-9, will be held June 18-21 at the Spring-Ford 7th Grade Center. More information: Contact Mickey McDaniel at 610-705-6030 or mmcda@spring-ford.net.

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 through 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.

The Chester County Boys Basketball team is looking for players in grades 4-11 who want to take their games to the next level. All training is done at West Chester University. More information: Visit www.ccmanic.org and click on the player information form.

SOCCER

Impact Sports and Upper Providence Township will be running soccer camps, for players ages 3-12 years old, the weeks of July 8-12 and Aug. 19-23 at Anderson Farm Park. More information or registration: Call Upper Providence Recreation (610-933-9179) or visit www.upperprov-mont.

FC Premier Soccer Club has additional playing and training opportunities for current U14 and older males interested in working with Premier Level/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.

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, and it began 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 10, 17, 24 and July 1.

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.

VOLLEYBALL

The Spring-Ford Girls Volleyball Camp will be held during the following sessions: July 8-11 for players entering Grades 6-12, July 15-18 for players entering Grades 7-12. More information: Contact Nick Lemuell at nlemu@spring-ford.net.

WRESTLING

The Hill Wrestling Clinic will be held 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 23-27. Registration can be conducted at http://www.hillwrestling.com/ More information: Contact Phil Canosa at pcanosa@thehill.org or 610-705-1241.

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