SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

April 21, 2014

Local sports briefs


The Salem News

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The 18th annual North Shore Fitness Road Race & Fun Walk will take place Sunday, April 27 at 9 a.m. in Salem at the O’Keefe Complex parking lot on the campus of Salem State University. Online registration ends April 25, but you can also register the day of the event. Contact Sharyn Longo at slongo@salemstate.edu for more information.

BASEBALL

Danvers American Legion Post 180 Baseball is holding registration for high school and college-aged players (born on or after January 1, 1995). Potential players are asked to send their name, address, school and date of birth to danversbaseball@gmail.com. Tryouts will be held on Sunday, May 11 and 18 at 12:30 p.m. at the Twi-Field in Danvers.

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Beverly Legion Post 331 is once again sponsoring a Junior Legion Baseball Team for the 2014 season. This is opportunity for all players ages 15–17 who live in the Beverly High, Hamilton-Wenham Regional and Salem High communities to play Legion baseball. Jason Hyland, a former Beverly Legion star, will serve as this year’s head coach. There will be a ‘Meet The Coach’ meeting on May 8 at the Herman A. Spear Post 331 on 3 Judson Street in Beverly starting at 7 p.m., where the 2013 program and the team’s 19-game schedule (which starts June 6) will be reviewed. At that time, player information and applications will be accepted. Please contact John Prisco at 508-801-4946 for more information.

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The Danvers High School baseball team will hold a clinic for Little Leaguers over April vacation. The clinic will run from 1:30-4 p.m. on April 21-24. It is open to all players ages 7-12 and will take place at Plains Park in Danvers. Interested players are encouraged to sign up through the Danvers Recreation Department.

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Registration for Marblehead T-Ball is open to boys and girls ages 4-6. The season begins in late April and each player receives a t-shirt and hat. Volunteer coaches are also sought. Games take place for ages 4-5 on Tuesday from April 22-June 24 and for age 6 on Thursday from April 24-June 26 at Hobbs Field. Registration is $65. For more information, contact recreation supervisor Tim Short at 781-631-3350 or visit the community center.

LACROSSE

Salem Youth Lacrosse is still accepting registrations for all age levels for the 2014 spring season. For more information, go to www.salemlax.org or call 978-766-0194 and leave a message.

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Scoop Lacrosse Danvers Registration is now open for girls in 1st and 2nd grade. Come join us for 5 fun Saturdays beginning May 3rd. All equipment is provided. Please visit the Danvers Youth Lacrosse website for more information.