All Star Baseball Academy in Boardman -- is offering private instruction from former pro baseball player Jim Putko. For details, call (330) 726-9424.
BB Rooners -- is conducting tryouts for its fall and 2006 team for players ages 15-18. The team plays 70 games with trips to West Virginia, Tennessee, Penn State and Troy. For more information, contact Coach Rod Simmer at (724) 651-5817.
Ward Field in Brookfield -- is where L.F. Wolf Contracting will hold tryouts for boys ages 14-17 for the fall season. For details, call Ray Wells at (330) 501-8073 after 6 p.m. or Rick Wells at (330) 534-4431.
Triple Play Baseball-Softball Training Center -- has openings for personal pitching or hitting instruction Monday through Sunday by appointment only. For more information, call (724) 652-3210 or (724) 988-9440.
Rondinelli Tuxedo of Youngstown Class B League -- is conducting tryouts for fall teams for players ages 14-18. For more information, call Ken Quinn at (330) 770-7157.
Cene Park in Struthers -- will be where Astro Falcons holds tryouts for fall and summer teams on Aug. 13-14. Players ages 13-14 in 2006 will try out from 10-11:30 a.m. and those who will be 15-18 in 2006 will try out from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. If you cannot attend but would still like to be considered, contact: Don Christian at (330) 233-3354 or the Class B Office at (330) 755-3210.
Mahoning Valley Panthers Babe Ruth team -- will conduct tryouts for a 2006 14-15 team on Aug. 13-14. For more information, call Garry at (330) 847-0968, Ed at (330) 772-2192 or Jim at (330) 783-5400.
Cene Park in Struthers -- will hold fall and summer baseball tryouts on Aug. 14 at 1:30 p.m. for Youngstown Babe Ruth's Rizer Group (ages 14-15), Little b's Dave Sugar Excavating (ages 15-16) and Big B's Dave Sugar Excavating (ages 16-18). For details, call Terry Dobson at (330) 549-5620.
East Liverpool Youth Baseball League -- will run a fall league for players ages 9-14 beginning Aug. 20. For details, call (330) 386-4658.
Alliance -- will have fall leagues for players ages 9-14. Play will begin on Aug. 20 and continue each weekend through October, weather-permitting. For more information, call (330) 821-4414 before 5 p.m. or (330) 823-5578.
The Baseball School -- will offer a five-week camp on Sundays from Aug. 28-Sept. 25 for boys ages 9-15. For more information, call (330) 793-5605.
Sluggers on South Avenue in Poland -- will have an outdoor fall league for players ages 7-14 beginning the week of Sept. 12. Also, professional pitcher Gus Hlebovy will hold a fall weekend camp for all ages on Sept. 10-11. For more information, contact John or Gary at (330) 549-7584.
Creekside in Boardman -- is where Andy Vlajkovich will run individual and small group basketball workouts this summer. For more information, call (330) 501-7863.
Shooting lessons -- are available from Dom Daltorio. For registration details, call (330) 542-0306.
South Range Athletic Booster Club -- will hold its annual booster drive on Aug. 13 from noon-4 p.m. Student-athletes will go door to door seeking donations.
United High School -- is seeking a freshman football coach. A teaching opening for math is available. Anyone interested should call John Ault at (330) 332-4520 or Jeff Sharkey at (330) 823-5114.
Bristol High School -- seeks a head boys varsity basketball coach for the 2005-06 season. Those interested should send resumes to Dr. Marty Santillo, Bristol High School, P.O. Box 260, Bristolville, OH, 44402. Deadline is Aug. 15. Previous head coaching experience is preferred. No teaching positions are available.
Poland High School -- is seeking a swim coach. Those interested should call (330) 757-7021.
South Range Middle School -- needs a wrestling coach. If interested, call Al Toth at (330) 427-2827 or Mike Owen at (330) 533-6444.
Mooney High School -- is accepting applications for varsity basketball coach. Those interested should send a resume to athletic director Don Bucci at the school.
Boardman Spartan Invitational -- has openings for the Sept. 17 event. To enter, call the Boardman High Athletic Department at (330) 726-3423 or email Jim Fox at
Mill Creek Park -- will be the site of 8-8 and 4-4 tournaments on Aug. 20-21. For more information, call (330) 652-6750.
PISA Arena in Hamar, Pa. -- will be the site of a tournament from Sept. 2-5. Divisions are available for players ages 9 and older. For more information, contact Bob at (412) 820-0657.
Kent State University -- will hold a Saturday morning league this fall. For details, call Greg Bailey at (330) 672-4732 or e-mail
Struthers High School -- is where football season ticket holders may pick up their tickets beginning Aug. 15 between 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Football parking passes and seasonal passes are available. Ticket outlets are Rips Caf & eacute;, LaVilla Sports Bar, Struthers News & amp; Beverage, Transit Tours and the Struthers Federal Credit Union.
McDonald Sideliners -- will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on the third Sunday of each month in the high school weight room.
Niles McKinley High School -- seeks girls to play golf. Those interested should sign up at the main office. For more information, call (330) 652-9968.
Tamer Win Golf Course -- will be where IUE-CWA Local 717 Political Action Committee holds its annual golf outing on Aug. 13. The four-man best ball scramble will have a shotgun start at 8 a.m. For details, call Tanya at (330) 392-1591 ext. 222 or Rosie (330) 392-1591 ext. 221.
Kent State University -- will hold an open league this fall. For details, call Greg Bailey at (330) 672-4732 or e-mail
Champion High School -- will be where the Champion Track/Cross Country Boosters hold their third annual Fun Run on Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. Races available are a 5K and a one-mile walk/run. Cost is $12. Entry form is available at this website: Run Entry.html.
Mahoning Chapter of the American Red Cross -- will conduct a sports safety training course on Aug. 16 and Aug. 18 from 6-10 p.m. Cost is $49. To enroll or for more information, call (330) 726-6063.
Ohio Magic -- is forming a new 12U fastpitch softball team for the 2006 season. There are openings for pitchers and catchers. For more information, call Bill Amero at (330) 501-7506.
Lawrence County-based Rampage Softball -- will conduct tryouts for players for 2006 teams for ages 18-10. Players must attend two of four sessions at West Pittsburgh Field (Pa. Route 168) to be considered. Session dates and times are: Aug. 12 and Aug. 26 from 6-8:30 p.m.; and Aug. 13 and Aug. 27 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration fee is $5. For more information, call Joni Miller at (724) 758-2309.
Champion Athletic Club fields -- are where Chain Reaction will conduct tryouts. Ages, dates and times for 16-younger are Aug. 13 and Aug. 28 from 10 a.m.-noon and Aug. 21 from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call Cheryl Weaver at (330) 889-3317.
Vienna Athletic Club north of Thunderplex -- is where Lady Buckeyes 12-younger tryouts will be on Aug. 13 from 10:30 a.m.-noon, Aug. 14 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. and Aug. 20 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For more information, call Rick at (330) 719-0692 or Brent at (330) 219-4328.
Thunderplex in Vienna -- is where the Tri-County Magic 16-younger fastpitch team will hold tryouts for fall, winter and summer ball on Aug. 13 and Aug. 20 from 4:30-6 p.m. For more information, call John at (330) 501-2387.
Waterworks Park in Lakemore (southeast of Akron) -- is where Lady Lasers fastpitch teams will hold tryouts for 18-younger, 16-younger, 14-younger, 12-younger and 10-younger leagues on Aug. 13 at 9 a.m. For details, visit
Harding Park in Hubbard -- is where Ohio Reign will hold tryouts for 2006 girls 18-under team at 1 p.m. on Aug. 14 and 21 at Harding Park in Hubbard. For details, call Carl Juranovich at (724) 981-8317 or Ken Miller at (330) 534-0249.
Valley Sting -- will hold fastpitch tryouts for next season for ages: 10-younger on Aug. 14 from 1-3 p.m. and Aug. 21 from 2-4 p.m.; 14-younger on Aug. 14 from 3-5 p.m. and on Aug. 20 from noon-2 p.m.; and 18-younger on Aug. 20 from 10 a.m.-noon and on Aug. 21 from 4-6 p.m. For details about 10-younger, call Dwayne Buck at (330) 847-7534; for 14-younger call Bob Purnell at (330) 792-1171; for 18-younger, call Dave Flickinger at (330) 718-8897.
Massillon Genshaft Park -- will be the site of a men's sanctioned D tournament on Aug. 14. Teams play four games and cost is $100. To enter, call Ray Braucher at (330) 837-2631.
Canfield High School -- is where Ohio Stars will hold tryouts for its 18-younger team on Aug. 14 and Aug. 21 from 2-4 p.m. For more information, call Ray Melewski at (330) 533-1091 or Joe Bettura at (330) 799-8892.
Koch Fields in Austintown -- will be where signups are taken for fall leagues for slowpitch men and coed teams. Signup dates and times are Aug. 14, Aug. 21 and Sept. 5 from 1-5 p.m. For more information, call Jack Konnerth at (330) 820-2689.
Boardman Fields of Dreams -- is where Ohio Magic 14-younger team will hold tryouts on Aug. 20 from 10 a.m.-noon and Aug. 21 from 5-7 p.m. For details, call Frank Martin at (330) 758-9732.
Mineral Ridge Seaborn Elementary School -- is where Valley Sting 16-younger team will have tryouts on Aug. 20 from 2-4 p.m. and Aug. 21 from noon-2 p.m. For more information, call Joe Mazerik at (330) 270-9526.
Ohio Stars 14-younger team -- has set tryouts for next season. Dates and times are: Aug. 21 from 2-4 p.m., Aug. 27 from 3-5 p.m. and Aug. 28 from 2-5 p.m. For location and other information, contact Randy Pavlicko at (330) 540-1261.
CLYO Complex in Conneaut -- is where the Ohio Top Guns 12-younger team will hold tryouts for 2006 on Aug. 27 from 2-5 p.m. For more information, contact Jim Grubke at (440) 594-3326 or email at
Mill Creek Park -- will hold a girls fall instructional softball league for ages 6-9. Cost is $20. Deadline is Aug. 28. For details, call (330) 270-0316 or (330) 881-1131.
Kent State University -- will hold men's doubleheader leagues for Friday nights, Sunday mornings and Sunday nights this fall. For details, call Greg Bailey at (330) 672-4732 or e-mail

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