, Salem, MA

February 27, 2014

Local sports briefs

The Salem News


Veteran Danvers High baseball coach Roger Day is giving private baseball lessons for pitching, hitting and fielding. If interested, please contact Day at 978-771-1825.


Registration for Danvers Babe Ruth in the Prep (13-year-old) and Major (14-15) divisions runs through April 11. The fee is $140, and the divisions begin in late April and run through the end of June. The Senior Division, for players ages 16-19, has a signup deadline of May 11. Fee is $160, and there will be competitive tryouts for this one team, which begins play June 1 and concludes in mid-August. There will also be an Lou Thompkins summer team for the first time, with games being played from mid-June through the end of August and travelling throughout Eastern Mass. to play. Fee is $160 and the deadline to sign up is May 1. For more information, please visit or e-mail us at


The Beverly Legion Post 331 baseball program has two paid assistant coaching positions open for the 2014 season. Interested parties are asked to call John Prisco at 508-801-4946.


Salem-Beverly Baseball will be holding a “Coffee with the Coaches” event Saturday at the Beverly Senior Center (90 Colon Street). Administrators and coaches will be there to discuss all programs with players aged 13-21 as there is space available in all age divisions for all skill levels ranging from recreational to highly competitive. For more info, call 978-922-8655 or e-mail