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.
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.
Ewing Park Baseball Complex in Ellwood City, Pa. -- is where the 54th annual Ellwood City Little League Tournament will begin on July 23. Teams must be drawn from one baseball association with a population that does not exceed 20,000. Travel teams are not permitted. For more information, cal (724) 758-0516 or log on to the website
Marietta College Baseball Camp of Champs -- is returning to Pioneer Park this summer. Residence/Commuter camp for grades 6-12 will be on July 24-28. There is a repeat camper discount available for those attending more than one session per summer. For a camp brochure, please contact the baseball office at (740) 376-4517 or (740) 376-4673 or visit
Flaherty Field in New Castle -- is where BB Rooners and Baseball Systems will sponsor a college showcase on July 28 at 5 p.m. For more information, call Brian Warner at (724) 588-3621.
Buckeye Baseball -- will hold tryouts for 13-younger and 12-younger players on July 29-30 and Aug. 5-6. Age cutoff date is April 30. For more information, contact Rick Yauger (13-younger) at (330) 847-7558 or Rick York (12-younger) at (330) 847-3636.
Penn State Behrend in Erie -- will be the site of a camp for players ages 5-11 from Aug. 1-5 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $160. A camp for players ages 11-16 will be Aug. 8-12. For more information, contact Paul Benim at (814) 898-6322.
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.
Sluggers on South Avenue in Poland -- will have an outdoor fall league for players ages 7-14 beginning the week of Sept. 12. 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.
Wilmington High in New Wilmington -- is where Pittsburgh Lady Galaxy AAU team is conducting clinics on Mondays and Thursdays through Aug. 11 from 7-8:30 p.m. A clinics also is scheduled Aug. 13 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fee is $50. For more information, call (724) 964-1062.
Wooster College -- will hold summer camps for boys entering grades 4-12 from July 24-28. For details, call Steve Moore at (330) 263-2176) or Doug Cline at (330) 263-2518).
Oberlin College -- will sponsor a Shooting Stars Instruction Camp for boys entering grades five-10 from July 24-28. For more information, call (330) 699-1234.
Hubbard High -- is where the Eagles summer camp will be from July 25-29 for boys entering grades three-eight. Times are 8-11 a.m. for grades six-eight and noon-3 p.m. for grades three-five. Cost is $30. For more information, contact Coach Rick Fox at (330) 534-4133.
Penn State Behrend in Erie -- will hold a day camp for players ages 7-15 from July 25-29 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $100. For more information, contact Dave Niland at (814) 898-6398.
Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa. -- will hold a boys day camp from July 25-28. For details, call (724) 946-6537 or visit
Penn State Behrend in Erie -- will hold a day camp for players ages 7-15 from Aug. 1-5 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $100. For more information, contact Roz Fornari at (814) 898-6425.
Southern High -- is accepting applications for junior varsity boys basketball coach and freshmen boys basketball coach. Send resumes to Deborah Boyd, Athletic Director, Southern Local High School, 38095 St. Rt. 39, Salineville, OH, 43945. Deadline is July 31.
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.
Salvation Army -- will hold a free sports camp for kids ages 6-12 from July 28-Aug. 2. For details, call Doug or Clara at (330) 872-5574.
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
Geosports -- needs three teams for its 8-8 and 4-4 leagues. League meeting is Aug. 6. For more information, call (330) 652-6750.
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.
McDonald Sideliners -- will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on the third Sunday of each month in the high school weight room.
Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa. -- will hold a camp from July 26-28. For details, call (724) 946-6537 or visit
Tamer Win Golf Course in Cortland -- is where Rotary Club of Cortland and Cortland Banks will hold a Community Golf Classic four-person scramble on Aug. 3. For more information, call Jim Noel at (330) 758-9779.
Skate Connection -- will be the site of Net Skate's WSA Jam Nationals from July 22-24. Admission is $4. For more information, call (330) 758-6989.
Youngstown Central YMCA -- will hold a triathlon for ages 4 to adult at 11 a.m. on July 23. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for non-members. For details, call race director at (330) 744-8411, ext. 155.
Camp Fitch -- will be the site of the 28th Mike Garcia distance running camp from July 24-30. For additional information and registration, call (330) 744-8411.
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 $10 to preregister and $12 after July 30. Entry form is available at this website: Run Entry.html.
Trumbull County YMCA in Warren -- has a registration deadline of July 25 for the Little Kickers Soccer Program. Little Kickers is for children ages 3 through 6 and runs one hour on Saturdays from Aug. 20-Sept. 24, at Eastwood Family YMCA. The program teaches fundamentals of soccer with the help of coaches and parents. Cost is $25 for members and $45 for non-members. Volunteer coaches are needed; all coaches must attend a coach's meeting Aug. 3-4 at 7 p.m. For more information or to sign up, visit Eastwood Family YMCA, 995 Youngstown-Warren Road in Niles or Warren Family YMCA, 210 High St. N.W. in Warren or call (330) 544-2383 or (330) 394-1565.
Kent State University Allerton Complex -- will be the site of a USSSA men's Class D slow-pitch district championship tournament on July 23. Entry fee for the state/national qualifier is $150 plus sanction. For more information, contact Leo Kreyenbuhl at (330) 431-0203.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Lawrence County -- will sponsor its 5th annual men's Class D tournament on Aug. 6-7. Registration costs $180 plus two 44 core, 375 compression softballs per teams. Tournament will be at Progressive Field, Gaston Park and West Pittsburgh Field. A Class D home run derby is set for Aug. 6 after the 4 p.m. game ends. Registration deadline is Aug. 2. To register, call Lou Conti Sr. at (724)333-3338 or the Big Brothers Big Sisters office at (724) 657-3680.
Hiram College -- offers a camp for girls entering grades six-12 from July 24-27. There will be daily instruction and drills in forearm passing, offensive systems setting, advanced setting tactics, hitting, defensive systems, blocking, individual defense and evening competition. Cost is $190 for three sessions and $130 for two. For more information, call Ellen Dempsey at (330) 569-5450.
Fitch High School -- is where Thunder Volleyball Club will have a skills camps July 25-28 for players ages 15-17. The staff will include area college and high school coaches and players. For more information, call (330) 717-6721 or email

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