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Published Sun, Feb 03, 2013 11:07 AM
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Sports Notes: Area announcements

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Regional recruiting event for 14U softball players

A regional recruiting event for 14U softball players will be held Feb. 9. Coaches from multiple regional teams will be in attendance and players will be drafted onto teams after evaluations. Players with 1998, 1999 or 2000 birthdays are welcome. For info, contact Jeff at 919-604-5318 or fastpitch9999@gmail.com.

Corinth area youth sports sign-ups

Corinth Community Recreation Pirates will hold registration for youth baseball, softball and T-Ball from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturdays through Feb. 16 in the Corinth-Holders Elementary School gym lobby. T-Ball is for ages 5-6 and is $40 per player or $35 for each sibling. Baseball and softball is for ages 7 and up and costs $60 for the first child or $50 for siblings. For more info, email ccrpirates@yahoo.com, contact Greg Parrish at 919-366-0838 or search CCRPirates on Facebook.

Garner Baseball Inc. spring registration

Registration for the spring season with Garner Baseball, Inc. (GBI) is open until Feb. 3. Sign-ups are online only at garnerbaseball.com.

Archer Lodge announces youth baseball leagues

The Archer Lodge Community Center will offer spring T-Ball, coach-pitch and baseball leagues beginning in April. T-Ball for ages 4-5 will be held on Saturday mornings and costs $40 per player. The focus is on the basics of the game and sportsmanship. There will be seven players per team. T-Ball for ages 5-6 will be played on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. and Saturday mornings. The program expands on hitting, throwing and catching techniques but remains strictly hitting off of the tee. There will be as many as 10 players per team. The cost is $40 per player. Coach-pitch is for ages 7-8 and will be played on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. and Saturday mornings. There will be as many as 12 players per teams and features parent volunteers for umpires. The cost is $50 per player. Baseball (with kids pitching) for ages 9-10 will be played on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. and Saturday mornings or early afternoons. The program is an introduction to “real” baseball with paid umpires. The cost is $65 per player. All seasons will conclude by late June. For a registration form or more info, visit archerlodge.org.

Hurricane Junior Golf Tour events in area

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) will hold a pair of regional events in the Triangle this spring. Tournaments are scheduled for March 2-3 at Lochmere in Cary and April 27-28 at the Lonnie Poole Course on the N.C. State campus. For more info, visit HJGT.org, call (904)-379-2697 or email info@hjgt.org.

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