BASEBALL



BASEBALL
Warren Recreation Association -- is accepting teams for the upcoming season. There will be men's, women's, coed and senior divisions. Play will begin in May. Call (330) 889-3233.
Columbiana Youth League -- will have a Night at the Races at the Leetonia American Legion on March 18. Call (330) 482-0237.
Poker -- Texas Hold'em tournament, hosted by Poland Community Baseball, scheduled March 11 at Poland Knights of Columbus. Call (330) 757-8047 or (330) 757-0607.
Youngstown Class AA League -- the season starts in late May and has room for teams and players. Contact league director Bob Mingo at (330) 793-2303. Youngstown Metros, Roth Brothers, Buds-Deciccio's Construction, Penn Ohio and Gibson Governor Insurance have teams entered.
Youngstown Class B League -- and Youngstown Babe Ruth League needs teams, coaches and players in 18-under, 16-under, 15-under and 13 year old divisions. Call Ken Quinn (330) 770-7157.
Triple Play Baseball-Softball Training Center -- has openings for personal pitching or hitting instruction Monday through Sunday by appointment only. Call (724) 652-3210 or (724) 988-9440.
Triple Play Baseball-Softball Center -- is having tryouts for 12-under traveling team. Call (724) 652-3210.
Koch Construction/Line Drive -- is holding tryouts for the 16-younger, 17-younger and 18-younger travel teams. Call (330) 559-4459 or (330) 533-6837.
Pitching lessons -- by former White Sox pitcher Jack Kucek are available. Call (330) 533-9125.
Bats-n-balls -- has hitting lessons and private pitching lessons. Call (330) 360-6330.
Mink Financial -- has tryouts and winter workouts for the 18-under and the 16-under teams. Call (330) 398-1560.
Wharmby Sports -- is holding tryouts for 13-year old Babe Ruth team. Call (330) 503-4504.
Newell's Sporting Goods -- of the Youngstown Little "b" League will hold tryouts for boys 15-16 at Pa-Ohio Auto Auction building (rear entrance). Contact Rick Wells (330) 534-4431.
Mahoning Valley Venom -- has tryouts for 12-year-old travel team. Call (330) 518-4025.
Gibson Field League -- will be the site of a baseball league for boys age 5-18 and a softball league for girls age 5-16. Call (330) 270-5720 or (330) 398-5772.
Sluggers in Boardman -- will offer spring training camps for players ages 7-14 in March. Call (330) 549-7584.
Columbiana Youth Clinic -- for players age 6-14 will be held March 19 and March 26. Call Matt Campbell at (330) 482-3818.
Crestview Association -- will have registration on March 11 at 8:30 a.m. at the Crestview Middle School gym. Call (330) 207-0312 or (330) 482-5279.
Struthers League -- will have its final player registration at St. Nicholas Church on March 12. Call (330) 755-6949.
BASKETBALL
Battle in Barberton -- a tournament for boys and girls 4-12 will be held March 31-April 2. The top three teams each grade will qualify for the national championships in Orlando, Fl. or Anaheim, Cal. Entry is $200 per team. For more information call (330) 854-9702 weekdays 3-9 p.m.
Southington Athletic Boosters -- in conjunction with the Chalker Athletic Hall of Fame will hold an alumni basketball game on April 1 at the high school. Players interested in playing who graduated prior to 2000 call (330) 898-4919 or (330) 847-0235. A alumni girls game will start at 6 p.m. with a boys contest to follow.
Full court three-on-three league -- is forming. Call (330) 758-8895.
Ohio Express Girls Club -- is forming a 14-under team. Call (330) 647-3260.
Spring tournament -- for players in grades 4-12 is being formed. Go to www.varsityac.com.
Y-town classic -- AAU tournament will be held at YSU on April 28-30. Call (330) 372-6902 or (330) 307-6944.
Mahoning Valley Eagles -- will have AAU tryouts at Warren JFK High School on March 19. Call (330) 856-2756, (330) 502-4726, (330) 448-8496 or (330) 716-1601.
Ohio Lakers AAU/Travel -- have open gyms on March 12th at Lisbon High School. The scheduled times are: 5th-6th boys and girls noon -1:30 p.m.; 7th-8th-9th boys 1:30-3:00; 7th-8th girls 3:00-4:30; 9th-11th girls 4:30-6:00; boys 10th-11th open gyms on March 12th. Call (330) 853-2312.
Pittsburgh Lady Galaxy -- will have a tryout for girls age 12-13 in the New Wilmington area. Call (724) 964-1062.
COACHING VACANCIES
Austintown Local Schools -- is accepting applications for a head coach in volleyball, boys soccer and girls golf. To apply call Joseph Nohra, Athletic Administrator, at (330) 797-3900 ext. 1069.
Liberty -- is looking for a head varsity volleyball coach. Call George Gulgas at (330) 759-1986.
Brookfield High School -- seeks varsity and JV softball coaches, varsity and JV baseball coaches and varsity and assistant track coaches. Call (330) 448-0752.
Girard High School --seeks a boys and girls head cross country coach. Apply to Athletic Director Joe Cappuzzello, Girard High School, 31 North Ward Ave., Girard, OH, 44420.
Cardinal Mooney High -- is seeking a head girls soccer coach and a head boys and girls cross country coach. Send resumes to Don Bucci, athletic director, Cardinal Mooney High, 2545 Erie St., Youngstown, Ohio 44507.
Ursuline High School -- seeks a girls varsity soccer coach. Interested persons should contact the Ursuline High athletic department at (330) 744-4563.
Ursuline High School -- seeks a head volleyball coach. Send resumes to Patricia Fleming, c/o Ursuline High, 750 Wick Ave., Youngstown, OH 44505.
FLAG FOOTBALL
West Elementary Fields -- is where a 4-on-4 Spring Early Bird Tournament will be on April 8. The 4-on-4 league will begin April 15. A youth 4-on-4 league will start April 15, with three divisions for players ages 10-17 available. Call (330) 540-8451.
Eagle Heights Academy -- had an 8-on-8 league beginning April 16. Call (330) 540-8451.
National Flagfootball Assoc. -- has openings for adults and youth. Call (330) 544-4278.
GOLF
Two-man alternating league -- is forming. Call (330) 758-8895 or (330) 774-5845.
VFW Golf Banquet will be held March 25 at the VFW Hall in Hubbard. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30.
SOCCER
USSF licenses -- a bridge class will run March 11. The re-certification class will be April 1. Call (330) 332-0860.
SOFTBALL
Bats-n-balls -- The 12-under group also needs a pitcher and utility player. Call (330) 360-6330.
Ohio Stars -- 18-u traveling softball team needs one pitcher and two position players. Call (330) 793-2030.
Austintown Koch Field -- will have summer slow-pitch leagues for men and coed teams. Call (330) 820-2689.
Alliance Early Bird Tournament -- is set for April 1-2. Call (330) 823-2008.
TRACK AND FIELD
Greater Youngstown Track Officials Association -- will hold rules meetings at: Fitch High (March 9, 7 p.m.); Salem High (March 16, 7 p.m.); Boardman High (March 23, 7 p.m.); and Fitch High (March 26, 2 p.m.).

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