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March 19, 2014

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Wrestling

Rage Wrestling begins April 14. Sessions will be held on Monday and Wednesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. (for 4th to 7th graders) and 6:30 to 8 p.m. (for 8th to 12th graders). The program’s goal is to educate and develop competitive wrestlers in grades 4-12. Club participants develop fundamentals of wrestling, good sportsmanship, honesty and respect for their coaches and fellow teammates. Wrestlers will receive team shorts and t-shirt, and families can register online at www.ragesports.net or call 978-225-8131.

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.

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The Newburyport Pioneer League will be training interested parties as umpires for the upcoming Spring 2014 baseball season. Any individual interested in umping this season must be at least 14 years of age as of April 30. Training will take place either Saturday or Sunday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon (with a few exceptions) beginning March 15. Anyone who is interested can contact nbptumpires@comcast.net.

Running

The Winner’s Circle Running Club’s April Fools’ 4-Mile Road Race is on March 29 at 10 a.m. at the Winner’s Rircle Running Club. Visit http://www.runthecircle.org/aprilfools for more information.

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