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February 25, 2014

Local sports briefs

Swimming

Spring Swim Clinic with Triton coach Diane Sagaser held at Newburyport YWCA during April vacation. Viking Clinic for grades 4-8, Jr. Viking Clinic K-3. For times and cost, dsagaser@ywcanewburyport.org.

Flag Football

Spring registration for the 2014 Newburyport Youth Flag Football, a member of NFL Flag Football, has opened online registration. Register at www.syffl.com. Limited space is available for ages 5/6, 7/8, 9-11 and 12-15, and teams are coed. Games for ages 5-15 are all played in Newburyport beginning in April. For more information go to www.syffl.com or www.nflflag.com. Contact Jeff Johnson at jeff@syffl.com

Lacrosse

The Triton girls lacrosse team will be holding its fourth annual preseason youth clinic fundraiser to benefit the high school team tomorrow at Triton Regional High. The clinic will run 6:30 to 8 p.m. from students in grades 2 to 8. The cost is $25. Contact coach Stacey Beaulieu at Sbeaulieu@trsd.net for more info.

Softball/Baseball

Registration is open for the Amesbury Girls Youth Softball League spring season. This program is open for all girls in grades 3-8 who are residents of Amesbury and South Hampton. For more information and to register online go to www.agysl.org. Volunteers are needed for coaching, fundraising and league operations.

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Amesbury Little League registration is now open. There are five divisions: T-Ball (age 5); Single-A: Instructional baseball with coaches pitching (ages 6-7); Double-A: Instructional baseball with youth pitchers (age 8); Triple-A: Competitive baseball with youth pitchers (ages 9-10); and the Majors (ages 11-12). The registration fee is $90 per child for A through Majors; T-Ball is $45 per child. Family maximum is $180. Parent volunteers are needed for coaching, fundraising and league operations. For more information: AmesburyLittleLeague.org.

Wall of Fame

The Newburyport High School Wall of Fame is accepting nominations for 2014. Honorees shall be men or women who have made significant contributions to athletics, including players, coaches, teachers, administrators or others. A student is not eligible until 20 years after graduation from NHS. All others are five years after completion of active service. Send all letters of nomination to Newburyport High School, 241 High St., Newburyport, MA 01950 to the attention of Pat McBride. The nomination deadline is June 10.

Summer Programs

Football, girls lacrosse, tennis, soccer, basketball and outdoor adventure camps and clinics will be offered at Pingree School for a variety of ages this summer. Visit www.pingree.org/summersports for details of dates, ages and costs, or call 978-468-4415, ext. 255. Families are also invited to an open house on Sunday, March 30, from 1-3 p.m. The Pingree School is located at 537 Highland St. in South Hamilton.

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