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March 6, 2014

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SOFTBALL

Danvers Girls Softball is currently accepting registrations for the 2014 season. The league has been restructured this year to include new league names and grade eligibility. The new structure is: Pre-School Fundamentals, T-Ball (Kindergarten & 1st grade), Junior (grades 2-3), Minor (grades 4-5), Middle School (grades 6-8), and High School (grades 9-12). The Middle School and High School leagues will be entirely re-drafted and tryouts will be held March 29. Registration fees are: $45 for Pre-School Fundamentals, $65 for T-Ball and $110 for all other leagues, with a family maximum of $220. Please go to www.danversgirlssoftball.com to register using our new online registration system and to find out times for the Middle School and High School tryouts. Any questions, please contact Libby Kellard @ soxs61@verizon.net.

BASEBALL

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 www.danversbaberuth.com or e-mail us at president@danversbaberuth.com.

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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.

HALLS OF FAME

The Beverly High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct 11 new members on Saturday, April 5 in a ceremony at the Danversport Yacht Club. Inductees include Brian Nelson (Class of 1974, hockey and track), Richard Giunta (Class of 1980, football and lacrosse), Peter Wynne (Class of 1981, basketball), Pam Morose (Class of 1983, field hockey and softball), Derek Dionne (Class of 1989, soccer, basketball and baseball), Jessica Davidson (Class of 2003, swimming), and Emily Rinaldi (Class of 2003, gymnastics). In addition, the BHS boys track relay team of 1967, which were New England champions, will also be honored. Tickets will be available for purchase at Todd’s Sporting Goods on Cabot Street, or from Dave Jellerson, until March 29.

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The Ipswich High School Athletic Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the Hall of Fame class of 2014. Nomination forms may be picked up in the High School Athletic office or contact Doug Woodworth at 978-356-9359. Deadline for nominations is March 31st.

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