Howland Athletic Club will hold registration for baseball and softball Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and on Feb. 23 and Feb. 26. For information call (330) 856-7624.
Girard Baseball and Softball will conduct tryouts at the Girard Free Library, Saturday, Feb. 19 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Boys, ages 5-17, all leagues, call Randy at (330) 545-9636 or Jamie at (330) 545-0813. Girls, slow pitch, 8-12, fast pitch, 11-12 and 13-14, call Craig at (330) 545-3834.
Little Scrappers Baseball tryouts for players age 9-10 will be held on Saturday, Feb. 19 from Noon until 2 p.m. at All-Star Sports Baseball Academy, 8075 Southern Blvd., Boardman. This a new travel team playing local All-Star teams and tournaments in the Akron-Canton-Medina area. Please bring birth certificates. Players throughout the Mahoning Valley are welcome. Call (330) 629-9555.
The McDonald Baseball Association will hold registration in the senior citizens building, located at the corner of Ohio Ave. and Fifth Street on Saturday, Feb. 19 from 2-5 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 26 from 2-5 p.m.; and Saturday, March 5, from noon-3 p.m.
Vienna Athletic Club will hold registration for summer baseball and softball for boys and girls age 6-17 on Feb. 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Vienna Fire Station. For information, call Roseann Kennedy at (330) 394-2188.
Struthers Baseball League signups for the 2005 season will be held Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 from 1-5 p.m. at St. Nicholas Church Basement Hall. Birth certificate and family doctor's name and phone number are required. All returning and/or new players must register to be eligible. All children that live and/or attend school in Struthers and any child that attends Paul C. Bunn school and/or live in Brownleewoods area are eligible to play. Call Jim Dechellis at (330) 755-6949.
Baseball Factory will offer a Video Scouting Session for top 2005-07 graduates at the indoor facility at the University of Akron on Feb. 19. On-field activities will begin at 9 a.m. Players must register prior to the event. Attendance is limited at each session. Contact Baseball Factory, at 800-641-4487 to register or visit Baseball Factory online at www.baseballfactory.com.
Clarion University will conduct a Kids Clinic, ages 6-16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Tippin Gym. Cost is $30 pre-registered and $35 at the door. Call (814) 393-1651, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.leaguelineup.com/cu for information.
Warren McKinley Baseball and Softball will host winter clinics for 6- to 12-year-old baseball players and 7- to 14-year-old girl softball players at East Middle School, 1470 South Street SE. The 6- to 8-year-olds baseball clinic will be held at 5:30 and 7 p.m. on Feb. 23, 25. The 9- to 12-year-old girls softball clinic will be held Feb. 19. Times are 1-3 p.m. for 7- to 10-year-olds and 3-5 p.m. for 11- to 14-year-olds. All clinics cost $25. Register online at www.warrenmckinleybaseball.com or call (330) 392-0501.
Brookfield Youth Little League Inc. will hold baseball and softball registration for boys and girls age 5-16 at the Brookfield Fire Station on State Route 7, front meeting room. Registration is from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26; 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, March 5; 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, March 6. Copy of birth certificate must be present at time of registration for new signups. Residents of Brookfield, Masury, Hartford, Vienna, Vernon and Fowler are eligible. For information, call Birt Underwood, 448-0382; Tim Mulligan, 448-2439; or Bill Swanson, 856-9123.
Challenger Division baseball registration for special needs children from all of Trumbull (OH) and Mercer (PA) counties will be held beginning Feb. 26. Registration will be held on Saturday, Feb. 26 from 1-5 p.m.; Saturday, March 5 from 1-5 p.m.; and Sunday, March 6, from 1-5 p.m. at the Brookfield Fire Station on State Route 7, front meeting room. For information, call Cathy Madden at (330) 448-4915.
Clarion University will hold a showcase for juniors and seniors Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $30 pre-registered and $35 at the door. Call (814) 393-1651 for information.
Youngstown Babe Ruth League is looking for a 13-year-old team for this season. If you have a team or can organize one, call Al at (330) 788-0686.
Varsity Club in Canal Fulton will hold its 10th annual Spring Fling tournament for boys and girls in grades 3-6 on March 1-7. Entry deadline is Feb. 20; cost is $99. Call (330) 854-9702 for details.
The 15th Annual TJD Sports-El Merchants 4-6th grade tournament will be held at the WestGate School in East Liverpool. The dates are March 4-6, 11-13, 18-20. The tournament, which guarantees three games, is open to boys and girls. Entry fee is $75 and is due by Feb. 22. For information, contact Steve Dawson, 420 East 5th street, East Liverpool, OH 43920. Call (330) 383-3259, home; (330) 386-4658, (work, 9-5 M-F); (330) 386-4659, work fax.
Varsity Club in Canal Fulton will conduct open gyms and tryouts for boys and girls grades 3-11 for travel teams in February. Games will be March-May. Every school system is allowed. OHSAA approved. No cuts. For information, visit www.varsityac.com or call (330) 854-9702.
The Tri-County Pop Warner League will hold an informational meeting on Saturday, Feb. 19 at the McDonald's, 586 E. Main Street, Canfield. Teams, coaches, head coaches, presidents or anyone interested is invited. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. For information, call (330) 965-2201 or (330) 533-7430 and ask for John.
The Ohio Red Bulls, a franchise of the United States Football Alliance League will hold tryouts in the first two weeks of March. You must be at least 18 years old with some football experience to play. For information, visit www.leaguelineup.com/redbulls or call (330) 788-3445 and ask for Will or Renee.
The McDonald Sideliners will be holding their monthly meeting, Sunday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. in the high school weight room. Anyone interested in becoming a member for the upcoming 2005 football season is welcome.
Waterloo High is looking for a boys soccer game and a girls varsity volleyball game for the 2005 fall season. Contact athletic director John Herchek at (330) 947-2124.
Lowellville High is accepting applications for varsity coach. Applicants should send letter and resume to Rocco Nero, Superintendent of Schools, 52 Rocket Place, Lowellville, OH 44436.
Volunteer boys baseball coach needed for East Palestine High. If interested, call varsity coach Steve Burnich at (330) 792-9047.
Warren Gridiron Club will hold a $10,000 Texas Hold 'Em Festival on March 5-6 at the Resurrection Romanian Orthodox Church, 1836 North Rd., SE. For information, call (330) 369-1443 or (330) 883-7764.
Ursuline boys soccer will sponsor a spaghetti dinner and Chinese auction on Feb. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Hall in Youngstown. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children under 12.
2005 USSF Recertification Clinic - Soccer referees registered with the USSF are invited to participate in a recertification clinic on Saturday, March 5. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salem Memorial Building, third floor, Red Room. Grade 8/$40 or Grade 9/$35. For information, call Paul Fennema at (330) 332-0860.
2005 Grade 9 Novice Clinic for USSF license will be held March 12 at 8:30 a.m. at the Salem Memorial Building, third floor, Red Room. Age 12 and up. Registration is $45. For information, contact Paul Fennema at 330-332-0860.
Mount Union College softball team will host a pitcher/catcher and fielding clinic Feb. 20 from 1-4 p.m. inside the Timken Physical Education Building. A $35 registration fee is required before Feb. 9. Late registration is $40. If both clinics are attended the fee is $30 per clinic. For information, contact coach Sandy Douglas at (330) 823-4479.
Salem Parks Department will conduct softball meetings for participation in summer leagues. All returning teams and new teams should send a representative. Men's slow-pitch will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. Women's slow-pitch will meet Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. Both meetings are in the Salem Memorial Building, 785 E. State Street. Sign-ups for youth girls fast-pitch are begin taken now through March. Age divisions are: 6- to 8-year-olds instructional division and 9 to 11-year-0ld and 12- to 14-year-old. Call (330) 332-5512.
Alliance Softball USSSA One-Pitch Tournament will be held Saturday, Feb. 26 at Butler Rodman Park, Alliance. Format is double elimination for Class Men. Entry fee is $125. To enter, call Floyd at (330) 823-2008.
Hiram College softball will conduct a hitting and fielding clinic at the Thunderplex on Sunday, Feb. 27 from 2-6 p.m. The clinic is open to 10- to 18-year-olds and cost is $45. There is a $10 discount if pre-registered by Feb. 19. Contact Coach Woodford at (330) 569-5478 or the Thunderplex at (330) 539-6186. Registration forms are available at www.hiram.edu/athletics/womenssports/softball.html.
Summer slow-pitch Leagues -- men and coed adult at Koch Field. For information, call Jack Konnerth at (330) 820-2689.
A men's league is now forming. For information, call Dave at (724) 667-5475.
The Ohio Belles 14-under traveling team is looking for 13- and 14-year-old girls to fill out its roster. For information or to schedule a tryout, contact Tony at (440) 953-5523.
Canfield High School -- is selling tournament tickets for the boys and girls teams' games weekdays from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the athletic office.
East Middle School in Youngstown is seeking applicants for the position of girls track coach for the 2005 season.Contact the Human Resources office at the Youngstown Board of Education at (330) 744-6900.