The Dragonfly Swim and Tri Team is a unique youth team focusing on open water distance swimming and triathlon training for athletes ages 11 and older. Participate 2, 3 or 5 days per week. Contact coach Andrew Soracco to learn more at email@example.com or call 978-204-7882.
The Newburyport and Triton hockey teams will host an EWaste drop-off on April 7 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) at the Graf Rink. Players, coaches and parents will be collecting computers, VCRs, TVs, etc., and the money will go toward breaking ground on a new locker room at the Graf.
The Newburyport High Baseball Alumni Association is having a fundraiser raffle for a grand prize of $5,000. The second prize is $100, and there will be two other $50 prizes. Tickets are $50 each, with a total of 250 being sold. The drawing will be April 14 at William Pettingell Park after the first Newburyport home game against Hamilton-Wenham. Tickets are available from coach Steve Malenfant or assistant coach Rob Daigle or one of the players at NHS. You need not be present to win. Contact coach Malenfant at firstname.lastname@example.org or coach Daigle at email@example.com.
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Intertown Babe Ruth summer baseball players are needed for the 15- to 16-year-old division as well as the 13- to 14-year-old division. Players must be living in or attending school in Newburyport. The birth date cutoff is Aug. 1. Contact Mike Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-490-0218 for additional information.
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Post 150 Nor'Easters Legion baseball players are needed for this summer. The Senior Legion team is comprised of players born 1993 or later. Two Jr. Legion Teams will be comprised of players born in 1995 or later. Workouts will begin April 15 (5 p.m.) at Eiras Park in Rowley and continue each Sunday until all players are placed. Contact Mike Quinn at email@example.com or 978-490-0218.
Hall/Wall of Fame
The Newburyport High School Wall Of Fame Committee is accepting nominations for the 2012 year. Those interested may send nominations to the Newburyport High, attention Pat McBride, before the June 1 deadline.
The 13th annual Clipper Classic will be at Apple Hill Golf Course in Kingston, N.H., July 13. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The cost of the tournament will be $125 per person. Included is a breakfast of coffee and doughnuts, 18 holes of golf with cart, longest drive, closest to the pin contests and putting contest, 50/50 hole, registration gift, various handouts and lunch at the Galley Hatch. To register, please visit http://www.newburyportgridironclub.org/.
Amesbury Youth Field Hockey Skills and Drills Clinic will run on Tuesdays, June 26 to July 31 (4 to 6 p.m.) at Amesbury Sports Park. The clinic is open to all local students entering grades 3 to 9. The rate is $100 per player. An equipment pack will also be available for purchase at Amesbury Skate and Sport Shop. Send checks made out to AHS Boosters to Amesbury coach Bethany Noseworthy at 14 Gardner St., Salisbury, MA 01952. Contact Noseworthy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-376-4292.
Amesbury Girls Youth Softball League is holding sign-ups for the 2012 season. Girls from Amesbury and South Hampton who are in grades 3 through 8 are invited to play in the league. No experience necessary. Try-outs for girls moving to the Upper Division and new girls joining the league will be March 24. Please go to http://www.agysl.org/ to register. For questions or to volunteer to coach or join the board, please contact Jill Hooper at email@example.com.
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The Newbury Softball League is accepting registrations for girls in grades 3 to 9. This is an instructional league and players can expect to play in all games. There are 2-3 games per week plus practice time from the end of April to the second week of June. Registration fee is $100 for the first child in the family and $90 for the second child and $80 for the third child. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
New Half Marathon Training Program runs at Natural High Fitness Club Saturdays at 8 a.m. at Natural High Fitness Club, 50 Water St. at the Tannery. Participants will be training on Saturdays for a Memorial Day Weekend event. Please contact Nancy McCarthy at 978-499-0993 or e-mail Nancy@getrealfitness for further information or to register.
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Join Nancy McCarthy for her next Couch to 5K Beginner Running program starting April 7 at 8 a.m. This is a nine-week program to train for the inaugural Derek Hines Flag Day Race, which will be held on June 14. This program is offered free of charge to all levels of fitness. For further information or to register, please call Nancy McCarthy 978-499-0993 or e-mail Nancy@getrealfitness.com.
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The 31st Annual April Fool's 4-Mile Road Race will be March 31 (11 a.m.) at the Winner's Circle in Salisbury. Profits from this race will benefit the American Red Cross and the Alzheimer's Association. Registration: Pre-entry $25 (received by March 16), post-entry $30. Commemorative T-shirts or hats to first 300 entrants. Go to www.runthecircle.org for more information and sign up.
Spring registration for Newburyport Youth Flag Football, a member of NFL Flag Football, has opened online registration for Newburyport and all local towns. Register at www.syffl.com. Limited spaces available for ages 7-8, 9-11 and 12-14. Games for ages 7-14 are all played in Newburyport beginning in April. For more information, go to www.syffl.com or www.nflflag.com. Contact Jeff Johnson at email@example.com.
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Triton Pop Warner football and cheerleading registration will be March 29 (6 to 8 p.m.) at the Triton Regional High cafeteria. Check www.leaguelineup.com/tritonpopwarner for more information.