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Foot Power calendar: Local races for runners, cyclists and more
Community notes: Classes, clinics and other events
Casey’s Cleats Program: The Casey’s Cleats Program, offers soccer cleats to any player, in need. Donations of new and/or gently used cleats are always welcome. The location is at Hanover Soccer Club’s Utz Fields, 101 Kindig Lane, Hanover, PA. Visit www.facebook.com/caseyscleats for updates, times and details or contact Karrie Shehan at email@example.com or Margaret Sheridan, firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015 fishing licenses: Anglers can purchase a 2015 fishing license at one of 900 issuing agents statewide, including most sporting goods stores, county treasurer’s offices, PBFC offices or at www.fishandboat.com. Licenses cost $21.70 for state residents and $51.70 for non-residents. More information regarding fishing licenses and discounts for Pennsylvania anglers is available online at www.gonefishingpa.com.
Brigance Brigade Foundation Run/Walk: The Brigance Brigade Foundation will hold a 5.7K championship run and 1 mile family run/walk on April 25 to raise funds to help improve the lives of those battling ALS. The 5.7K will begin at 9 a.m. across the street from the Canton Waterfront Park. Free public parking is provided. For more information and to register, please visit www.BriganceBrigade.org.
Bark in the Park 5K: The Cross Keys Community Park in New Oxford is holding its second annual Bark in the Park 5K at 8:30 a.m. April 25. This is a dog-friendly 5K walk/run to promote and raise funds for the park’s two-acre dog park. York Revolution’s Downtown Mascot and Cannon Ball Charlie will be in attendance, as well as York Revolution players for autographs. For additional information or to register, visit www.ckpark.org/5k.
YWCA York’s Girls on the Run: YWCA York’s Girls on the Run is a youth development program for girls in third to eighth grade. The Spring Girls On The Run class will culminate with participation in YWCA York’s Race Against Racism on April 25. Registration is available online at www.ywcayork.org, and is first come, first served. For additional information, contact Dorothy English at 314-7082 or email@example.com.
York College Youth Basketball Clinic: The York College men’s basketball team will host a Youth Basketball Clinic at Healthy Kids Day at the Eastern Branch of the YMCA on April 25. The event starts at 10 a.m. with a meet the team session and shootaround. At 10:30 a.m., the team will lead a skill development session. Then at 11 a.m., fun games and contests will be an option. For more information, visit www.ycpspartans.com.
Pleasureville American Legion Baseball: Pleasureville American Legion Baseball will be holding open tryouts on at 6 p.m. April 26 and May 2 at the Pleasureville Hawks field. Players who are 15 to 18 years old and reside in the Central York School District are eligible to try out. If you have any questions, please contact Bob Davis at 891-2068.
Ironmaster’s Challenge: The sixth annual Ironmaster’s Challenge will be April 26 at Pine Grove Furnace State Park and Michaux State Forest. The Ironmaster’s Challenge features a 50K Ultra and a 15K Challenge, both of which are open to trail runners and hikers. For additional information or to register, visit www.ironmasterschallenge.com.
Hanover Hawks Youth Football/Cheerleading: The Hanover Hawks Youth football/cheerleading program will be holding registrations from 6-8 p.m. April 29 and 9-11 a.m. at Hanover Middle School lobby. The program is open to children entering grades 4-6. The cost of registration is $110 for the football program and $60 for the cheerleading program. For additional information, visit www.hanoverhawksyouthfootball.com or contact Samantha Strappazon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Penn Legacy Soccer Club: Penn Legacy Soccer Club is looking to add a few field players to their boy’s U18/19 black team for the 2015-16 season. Tryouts will be held from 7:30-9 p.m. April 30 at the Hempfield Quad. To register or for additional information, go to http://pennlegacy.org/travel-premier/tryouts.html or contact Coach Mike Seigfried at email@example.com or Age Group Director Mike Logan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Run for a Reason: Hoffman Homes for Youth will be hosting its first annual 5K Run for a Reason at 9 a.m. (registration begins at 8 a.m.) May 2, sponsored by Glatfelter Insurance Group. It is to raise funds for their residential treatment program and raise awareness about mental illness among young people. For more information, contact Maura Murren at email@example.com or 359-7148 ex. 4500.
Old Line State Classic: The 18th annual Old Line State Classic will be May 2 and 3 in Jarrettsville, Md. The classic is open to all SAY, US Club, and reciprocating USYSA school, recreation travel and club teams within the mid-Atlantic region from the single age levels of U8 through U14, and dual age high school levels of U16 and U18. Registration must be completed by April 20 at www.cmsasoccer.com. For addition information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Skip Apple at 443-255-0521.
York Hiking Club: Below is a list of events in May for the York Hiking Club. • May 2 — Medium hike at Harpers Ferry, WV. Meet at West end parking at Woodberry Road at 8 a.m. Carpool fee is $5 and there is an additional fee for parking. Contact hike leader, Kim Shue 688-5142 or email@example.com.
• May 3 — Short hike around Lake Williams. Meet at 1 p.m. at York County School of Technology. Carpool fee is $1. Contact hike leader, Bernie Frick, 843-6675 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• May 9 — Medium hike for 9 miles from the Holtwood Arboretum to Pequea. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the East End Parking lot at Galleria Mall. Carpool fee is $4. Contact hike leader, Todd Trimmer, 817-2394 or email@example.com.
• May 13 — Short hike (approx. 4 miles) to Rocky Ridge County Park. Meet at 5 p.m. at Boscov’s parking lot. Contact hike leader, Becky Borge, 318-4603 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• May 17 — Medium hike (approx 9 miles) on the Mason-Dixon Trail from Shank’s Mare/Fishing Creek Bridge to Apollo County Park. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Apollo County Park on Shenks Ferry Road and will carpool to starting point. Contact hike leader, Paul Yatabe, 872-1902, 203-5422 or email@example.com.
• May 25 — Memorial Day hike and covered dish lunch at John Paul Jones. Contact John Seville at 244-6769 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
• May 30 — ATC annual Wild Garlic Mustard pull. ATC’s goal is to get about 2,300 pounds of wild garlic the whole length of the trail. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the North parking location. Carpool fee is $3. Contact Tom Morley, 764-6822 or email@example.com.
• May 31 — Long hike (approx 13 miles) on the Tuscarora Trail. This will be a shuttle hike from Colonel Denning State Park to Waggoneers Gap Hawk Watch Area (Rt. 74). Meet at the North end meeting place next to Rutter’s at 8 a.m. Contact hike leader, David Lukes, 818-4751 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bulldog Baseball Club: The Bulldogs Baseball Club travel organization is looking for two players to compete on its 8U team. Players cannot turn 9 years old before May 5. Contact Alan Felix at email@example.com for more information or to schedule a tryout.
$100 Dinner Raffle and Awards Presentation: The John Gastley Scholarship Foundation has tickets on sale for their $100 dinner raffle and awards presentation that will take place on May 16 at SAVES Hall in Brushtown. One $100 ticket admits two people for food, select beverages, and opportunities to play small games of chance. Only 300 tickets will be sold. The grand prize is $5,000. Doors open at 3 p.m., dinner is served at 5 p.m. Call 301-994-2829 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets. Online ticket purchase is available at www.gastleyfoundation.com.
Camp Eder Benefit Golf Tournament: The 2015 Annual Camp Eder Benefit Golf Tournament will take place on May 16 at Mountain View Golf Course. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. and cost is $75 per person and $300 per four-person team. There will be food throughout the day and shotgun start begins at 8 a.m. There are cash prizes for first and second place teams. For more information, visit www.campeder.org, e-mail Ljackson@campeder.org, or call 642-8256.
U.S. Women’s National Field Hockey Team: Team USA field hockey will play in a series May 18, 19 and 21 (all games at 6:30 p.m.) at Snooky Nook Sports in Lancaster. This series if the beginning of the journey to 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. For additional information, visit http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Field-Hockey/EVENTS/2015/May/18/WNT-vs-IRL.
22nd Annual Kids Night at the Races: South Penn Road Runners Club’s Kids Night Youth Track Event will take place on May 20 starting at 6:00 p.m. at South Western High School’s track. There is no entry fee. For more information, visit www.sprrhanover.org, or e-mail SouthPennRRC@gmail.com.
Third Thirsty Thursday 5K: Pretzel City Sports will host Third Thirsty Thursday Summer Evening 5K events in Reading on May 21, June 18, July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 17 and Oct. 15. For additional information, visit www.pretzelcitysports.com or call Ron Horn at 610-779-2668 or email@example.com.
Fight Like Hill Triath-a-Thon: Dover Area High School Student Council will be hosting the Fight Like Hill Triath-a-thon at 9 a.m. May 23. There are three parts to his event: a 5 K race/walk, a swimming relay, and a soccer tournament. All proceeds will be going to the #TEAMMADDIE trust to support Maddison Hill’s family due to her battling leukemia. For additional information, visit www.doversd.org or contact Sophie Barnes, student council 887-2150, or Mr. Eshbach or Mrs. Focht, student council advisors, 292-8066.
Hope for Today 5K: Hope For Today is holding a 5k cross country run/1 mile family track walk on May 30 at Kennard-Dale High School in Fawn Grove, to benefit drug and alcohol addiction awareness and recovery. All proceeds go to the White Deer Run Alumni Association to aid in recovery costs. The cost is $25 for individuals or $20 per participant in teams of 4-8. For more information or to register, visit hopefortoday5k.wix.com/hope-for-today or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bearcat Shootout: The first annual Bearcat Shootout 2015 will be held at 6 p.m. June 11 in York High’s gym. This is a foul shooting contest for boys and girls currently in grades 2-7. All participants will receive a t-shirt. The cost is $12. Registration forms may be picked up at any York City School District office or contact Troy Sowers at email@example.com.
Bocce Ball Tournament: On June 20, Aug. 1, and Oct. 3, Charlotte’s Quest Nature Center will be hosting Bocce Ball Tournaments to raise money and will be played in Manchester, MD at 3017 Walnut Street. It is $10 per player and will be donated to Charlotte’s Quest Nature Center. Register at www.charlottesquestnaturecenter.com or call 410-374-6193.
High School Girl’s Basketball Shootout: Richardson Hoops is now accepting team registration for its “The Future” High School Girls Basketball Shootout. June 27-28. There will be 4 Division 14U, 15U, 16U, and High School. For registration go to www.richardsonhoops.com or contact Shaun Richardson directly at 484-663-3750.
Program signups: Rec sports leagues and teams for kids and adults
Richardson Hoops: Richardson Hoops is now accepting team registration for the 2015 indoor summer leagues. Divisions include: College men’s/adults, college women’s, and high school JV. • Also accepting teams for “The Future” High School Girls Basketball Shoot Out. Shoot Out will be played on June 27-28. There will be three divisions: freshman, JV, and varsity. For more information, contact Shaun Richardson at 484-663-3750 or visit www.richardsonhoops.com.
Girls Basketball Association: The Girls Basketball Association will be hosting over 50 tournaments, including college exposure events. All tournaments are open to girls in grades 4th through 11th. For additional information and listing of events, visit www.gbabasketball.com or call 740-685-2468.
Hanover Hawk Youth Football and Cheerleading: Children in the Hanover Public School District who are entering grades 4-6 in the 2015-16 school year are welcomed to register for the football and cheerleading programs. Registration is on April 29 from 6-8 p.m. and May 9 from 9-11 a.m. in the Hanover Middle School lobby. The cost of registration for football is $110, while cheerleading is $60. If interested in any coaching or other positions available, or to sponsor the team, visit www.HanoverHawksYouthFootball.com. For any other questions, contact Samantha Stappazon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coors Light Beach Volleyball League: The Coors Light Beach Volleyball league is accepting registrations for the following divisions: men’s and women’s fours, co-ed sixes, men’s, women’s and mixed doubles. The deadline to register is May 1. For additional information, call 854-1587 or visit www.yorkcity.org.
Northeastern Athletes for Better Education Basketball Tournament: Athletes for Better Education will be holding a regional basketball tournament at Northeastern High School from May 8-10. There will be eight age division for both boys and girls. Each team will be guaranteed four games. To guarantee a spot, register as soon as possible, deadline is April 24. For more information and registration, visit www.afbe.org or contact Jason Bieber at 866-906-2323 or email@example.com.
Coors Light York Summer Basketball League: The summer league is play at Voni Grimes Gym, 125 E. College Ave, York Monday through Thursday evenings beginning May 26th. Deadline to register is May 13. Entry forms are available at York City Recreation and Parks, 101 S. George St, York, PA. For additional information, call 854-1587 or visit www.yorkcity.org.
YMCA of York Summer Camps: The YMCA of York and York County and the York Revolution are once again offering 3 weeks of summer baseball camps for youth and teens ages 8-15. Camps begins the week of June 22. Girls’ volleyball camps for ages 9-10, week of June 15 and ages 11-14, week of June 22, are also being offered. For more information, contact Doug Markel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-7884 ext. 263.
Irish Basketball Camp: The 25th Irish Basketball Camp will be held for three weeks at St. John’s Lutheran Gym. The camp runs 9 a.m. to noon June 15-19 and June 22-29 for boys in grades 1-6. Girls in grades 1-6 will have camp July 6-10. Registration is limited. For additional information, contact Joe Keesey at 758-2268 or email@example.com.
York individual basketball skills training: Individual basketball skills training will take place for boys and girls from grades 6-12 every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from June 15 to July 29 in York. The training will be offered by Joe Keesey. For a brochure, call 758-2268 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gettysburg youth softball: The Gettysburg Area Girls Fastpitch Softball organization is accepting registrations for girls ages 4-18 (as of Dec. 31, 2014) who live in the Gettysburg Area School District. Registrations will be accepted until rosters are filled. For more information, e-mail Max Laing at email@example.com, or call 253-3678.
Mason Dixon Lineman’s Clinic: New York Giants offensive line coach Pat Flaherty is offering a Lineman’s Clinic on May 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the J.T. Flaherty Field at Delone Catholic High School. Boys grades 6-12 from schools in the surrounding area are invited to attend. Registration fee and paperwork are due May 1. For the registration form and additional information, visit www.gastleyfoundation.com or contact Dave Lawrence at 637-5969 x222.
Trojan Summer Basketball Camp: Camp will take place June 8-11 in the York Suburban High School gym. Boys entering grades third through eighth will attend from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the fee is $120. Boys entering kindergarten through second will attend from 8-11:30 a.m and the fee is $60. For more information, contact Dustin Boeckel at 324-9805 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lititz Summer Showcase Soccer Tournament: The Lititz Summer Showcase Youth Soccer Tournament will be held in Lancaster on July 25-26. The tournament is open to boys and girls U10 through U19 youth soccer team. There is a College Showcase for U16 through U19 teams and players and all teams play at least three games For more information or to register, go to www.lititzsummershowcase.org.
York Volleyball Camp: The 2015 York volleyball camp has openings for boys and girls grades 4-12 which will be held Aug. 3-7 at Dallastown High & Middle Schools. For additional information or to register visit www.yorkvolleyballcamp.com or email email@example.com or call 757-2547.
Flatbush Golf Course Industrial League: There are team openings available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening leagues. Anyone interested in placing a four-person team in the league can contact the course at 359-7125 or visit www.flatbushgolfcourse.com.
Briarwood Golf Clinics: For more information and to make reservations call 792-9776 or visit www.briarwoodgolfclubs.com. •Junior clinics for children ages 5 and up will be taught by PGA professional, Rick Saxon, starting on May 2 from 9-10 a.m. for six weeks. Cost os $60. • Demo Day will be on May 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. where you can come and test the new 2015 golf equipment. Callaway, Taylor, Titleist, Mizuno, Nike, Cobra, Wilson, Ping, Odyssey, Cleveland, and more will be attending. • Registration for multiple leagues are also happening now. Call to register.
Golf clinic: The West York School District Continuing Education Program is accepting registration for beginner and refresher golf clinics at Briarwood. Classes start May 11 and 12. Sessions run 6 to 7:30 p.m. and are held twice a week for two weeks. Classes include PGA professional instruction, a free nine-hole round with registration and clubs are provided. For additional information contact, 845-6634 ext. 0.
Parent/Child or Grandparent/Child Golf Tournament: Hanover Country Club will host a parent/child or grandparent/child golf tournament starting at 1:30 p.m. on May 9. The format is better ball of partners-gross and net of each age division. The divisions are: 12-13, 14-15, and 16 & over. The cost for 12-13 and 14-15 divisions is $80 per team and the 16 & older division is $90 per team. The event will be limited to the first 44 teams to enter. For more information or to register, visit www.ycaga.org.
Bill and Hilda Goodling Teacher Scholarship Golf Tournament: The Teacher Scholarship golf tournament will be held at 10:30 a.m. May 11 at the Out Door Country Club. For additional information, donations or sponsorships, contact Jenni Goodling at 495-4702 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Golden Visions Golf Tournament: Hickory Heights Golf Course will host its 2nd Annual Golden Visions’ Golf Tournament on June 19. It will be four-man scramble format with complimentary beer and soda, followed by a steak dinner at 6 p.m. The costs are $75 for golf, cart, and dinner, and $25 for dinner only. For more information or to register, call 633-5072.
TJGSF Annual Golf Outing: The TJGSF Annual Golf Outing at Flatbush Golf Course will be held Aug. 22. More details on this event will be available shortly at www.gastleyfoundation.com.
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