Local Sports & Recreation
�CONNECTICUT CRUSH: Looking for 14-year-old players to play in spring and summer of 2004. Highly competitive schedule includes AAU and the Super East. Serious players only. Call Joe Espinosa at (203) 438-4131 or Frank Rizzo at (203) 740-8699.
� 5-TOOL SPORTS INTENSIVE BASEBALL SKILLS CLINIC: June 21-25 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) at the Western Connecticut State University baseball complex. The clinic, for players ages 13�17 will be led by Danbury native and former Tampa Bay Devil Ray minor leaguer Nick Rhodes. This clinic is for the serious baseball player who is looking to play in college or beyond. Each athlete will find out what coaches and scouts look for in a prospective player. Call Nick Rhodes at 203-994-0808 or email email@example.com.
� NORTHEAST BASEBALL ASSOCIATION: Needs players for 30-year-old and over-40-year-old divisions; games players in greater Danbury area on weekends. Call Jim Smith at 860-354-4607 or JKSmith23@aol.com
� IRELAND BASKETBALL TOUR: The New England Colonials International Basketball Club invites applications for its team's spring tour to Ireland. This tour is open to boys in grades 8-9. This Colonials All-Ireland tour team will play in Belfast, Dublin, Galway, and Mayo. As on all the team's tours, Colonial players will be hosted by the families of their basketball peers at each stop on the tour. Several stipends are available for players with financial need. For additional information, contact the New England Colonials at (978) 475-3790 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested players may also apply online at the team's Web site located at www.newenglandcolonials.net.
� PAL INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL: Saturday evenings to June 26; 6 to 9 p.m.; for boys in grades 5-11. registration on April 3 and 10 at PAL Building from 10 a.m. to noon. $45 fee. Call Anthony James at 203-730-0375 or PAL at 203-778-4725.
� HOOP DIVAS AAU CLUB: Girls 12-14 travel team has openings. Call (203) 938-2677 or e-mail AAU@hoopdivas.com.
� CT SHOCK AAU GIRLS TRAVEL TEAMS: For interested players between ages 11-17. Call Loryn Barnes at 203-241-2067.
� HAT CITY CYCLISTS RIDE DINE: Leaves Bethel Municipal Center parking lot at 6 p.m. every Wednesday Rides from 12 to 30 miles at various speeds with ride leaders. helmet required. optional dinner at local restaurant after. Call 203-744-5410 (days) or 203-794-0001 (nights).
�LADIES SCRATCH BOWLING LEAGUE NOW FORMING: For ladies looking for a more competitive scratch league. Beginning Aug. 23, (34 weeks), bowling to start at 7 p.m. Teams will be doubles bowling four games, with a team max of 405 and and individual max of 170. For additional information, e-mail email@example.com or call 203-792-0806
� LORE'S LADIES BOWLING LEAGUE: Established fall/winter league looking to expand for the upcoming season. Four-women teams, Thursday nights, 6:20 p.m. practice, 6:30 p.m. competition. 34 weeks starting Aug. 26. Lanes are limited. Call 860-350-2695.
� TRIPLES SCRATCH LEAGUE: Starts in September. $5,000 First Place (based on 12 teams). Thursdays at 9:15 p.m. at Brookfield Lanes. 640 team maximum average. Call Gary at Kegler's Korner, (203) 775-5844.
� HAT CITY YOUTH SPORTS/DANBURY VIKINGS: Needs a cheerleader commissioner to run the program. Cheerleading experience necessary. Must be at least 21 years old. Call Leslie Gartland at (203) 744-6337 or Patty Betz at (203) 791-8096.
�MONTHLY MEETING: Third Monday of every month, 7:30 p.m. (offseason), 8:30 p.m. (during season). Catholic War Veterans Building, Shalvoys Lane, Danbury.
� BETHEL POP WARNER: Monthly meetings third Wednesday of each month, 8 p.m., Bethel Municipal Center. Call Jeff Lawrence at 791-8972.
� DAYO TROJANS: Looking for volunteers to coach Division 1 Pop Warner Football at all levels. All you need is time and the desire to work with the children in Danbury. Call Nick Kaplanis at 792-2782 after 6 p.m.
� DAYO TROJAN LATE REGISTRATION: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations: Danbury Park and Recreation, 7 East Hayestown Road and Iovino's Brothers Sporting Goods, 20 Crosby Street. $75 fee. season begins Aug. 2 Call Nick at 203-792-2782 or 203-788-1986 or email Trojaninfo@aol.com. Cheerleading registration is at the same locations or call Shawna at 203-748-0095.
�HERITAGE VILLAGE COUNTRY CLUB TOURNAMENT: June 21, scramble format with prizes contests and a raffle. Registration and warm-up is from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The cost of $160 per golfer includes 18 holes of play, golf cart, greens fees, prizes, and lunch and dinner at the Olive Tree restaurant (cash bar). Guests who do not play may join for dinner at $40 per person. For more information or to register to play, call Liba Furhman, HVA Community Affairs director at 860-672-6678.
� CANDLEWOOD VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB: Men's and Ladies Clubs for weekend play now being formed. Weekly tournaments every Sunday for men and Saturday for women through October; membership is $200 and includes your GHIN handicap fee, pro shop credit and access to weekend tee times one day in advance of the public. Also forming Saturday Shootout to be held every Saturday mroning from June 5 to October 30. $100 per year Call PGA Golf Professional Jim Alexander at 860-354-9359, ext. 12 or visit www.candlewoodvalleygolf.com
� NORTHEASTERN ANASTHESIA SERVICES CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT: To benefit Putnam Hospital Center, June 28 at the Ridgewood Country Club in Danbury. shotgun start at noon. Call 845-279-5711, ext. 2963. Danbury Youth Wrestling Annual Golf Tournament: Sept. 17 9 a.m. at Candlewood Valley Country Club. $150 per person includes breakfast, green fees, cart, lunch, dinner, open bar and prizes. Four person team scramble format. Tee and green sign sponsors are welcome. For more info call Christine at 203-798-6704.
� NEW MILFORD POLICE UNION NINTH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT: June 28 at The Club at River Oaks in Sherman. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. The shotgun start with a scramble format will start at 10 a.m. The price per person is $150 and includes green fees, a golf cart, a complimentary wind shirt, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sponsorships, ranging in price from $150 to $1,500, are still available. Call Investigator Jim Mullin or Sgt. Lee Grabner at (860) 355-3133.
� BETHEL HIGH SCHOOL ALL SPORTS BOOSTER CLUB GOLF TOURNAMENT: Aug. 16 at Whitney Farms Golf Club in Monroe. Donation includes green fees, cart, lunch, dinner, prizes and raffles. Tee and green sign sponsors welcome. Call Brian Bomberger at 203-792-4301.
� ADULT/CHILD GOLF EVENT-6TH ANNUAL CHRISTOPHER MANNO MEMORIAL ADULT/CHILD GOLF TOURNAMENT: Benefits Scholarship Fund. Sramble Format; June 30 at Ridgefield Golf Course. Fee of $260 per twosome includes Lunch, Golf, Carts, Prizes and dinner. Sign up as twosome or foursome. All Ages welcome. 11:45 Lunch Registration followed by 12:50 Shotgun start. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for info and entry forms.
� 8TH ANNUAL NEW FAIRFIELD WRESTLING CLUB GOLF TOURNAMENT: Aug., 2 at Candlewood Valley Country Club in New Milford. Four golfer scramble, shotgun start format. registration and breakfast at 9 a.m. $165 fee. 2004 Ford Explorer (compliments of Brewster Ford) lease prize for first hole-in-one on 10th hole. Ca;; Paul Valeri at 792-3888 or Tom Falciglia at 746-9694 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
� DAYO GOLF TOUNAMENT: Aug. 16, Richter Park. 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, scramble format. $175 includes breakfast, lunch, dinner prizes. Contact Steve Kaplanis at 790-5966 or Nick Kaplanis at 796.0387 or Pudgie Delohery 744.4800. Rain date Aug .17.
� GREATER DANBURY HORSESHOE CLUB: Monday night for singles and Wednesdays for two-person teams. All skill levels welcome, both nights played with handicaps. Call George Wooster Jr. at 794-9067.
� COLONIAL FOOTBALL OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION: Accepting applicants for new members who wish to officiate high school football games. classes start in July. Call Bob Saleski at 203-426-2387 or 203-798-4991; or visit CTCFOA.com.
��DANBURY RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB: Looking for new players. No experience necessary. If you are looking to keep active, and meet new friends, call at (203) 798-1679, or look on the web at www.danburyrugby.com.
� THE DIVE SHOP DIVE CLUB: Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Pasta Garden in Brookfield. Each meeting features member sharing, SCUBA talk, dive trips, and business meeting. So join us for dinner and share your diving stories., a freelance photographer. Call (203) 740-9166 or send an email to email@example.com.
�DANBURY REVOLUTION U15 BOYS PREMIER TRYOUTS: July 12, 14, 20 and 23 and Aug. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m., Kenosia Soccer Fields. Players must be born on or after Aug. 1, 1989. Call Michael Diker at (203) 746-9989.
� NORTHWEST DISTRICT MEETING: June 16 at the Southbury Heritage Inn, 7:30 p.m.
�NORTHWEST DISTRICT AC CALDO PREMIER TRYOUTS: June 25-26 at Meadowview Park in Middlebury. U9 and U10 players are eligible for a supplemental training program. U11 and U12 players will be selected for pre-premier squads. U13 boys and girls premier teams will be formed. Tryout dates for U14 and U18 boys premier teams will be announced shortly. Look online at www.accaldo.com for more information.
�WESTERN CONNECTICUT SOCCER OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION: Seeks candidates to officiate afternoon girls and boys high school games. Season runs Sept. through Nov. First Clinic is May 10. Call (203) 775-0141 for information.
�SAMBA TTP BOYS PREMIER TRYOUT SCHEDULE: U15, July 6, 5-6:30 p.m., July 10, 10:30 a.m.-noon. U14, July 6, 6:30- 8 p.m., July 10, 9-10:30 a.m.; U13, June 26, 9-10:30 a.m.. U-12 developmental team, June 26, 10:30 a.m.-noon, July 10, noon-1:30 p.m. All tryouts are at the Newtown High field. Call Brian Neumeyer at (203) 209-3338 or Michael Kennedy at (203) 426-4048.
� SAMBA TTP U-14 BOYS PREMIER TEAM: Looking to add several players to state championship team. need players born between Aug. 1, 1989 and July 31, 110. practices in Newtown Call Brian Neumeyer at 203-209-3338.
� SOCCER EXTREME ACADEMY: Registration taking place for winter indoor academy in New Milford; visit www.soccerextreme.com or call John Barata at 203-759-1131 (ext. 3) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
� T.O.P.S. SOCCER: A free program designed for children with special needs from ages 4-12. Held at Shepardson Center in Middlebury on Rte. 188 (Tuesday and Thursdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Call Roger Wheeler at 203-262-2202.
�BROOKFIELD 12U SOFTBALL ALL STAR TEAM: Looking for games. Contact Dan McKee at (203) 775-0152 or (203) 775-4412 or call Steve Harding at (203) 740-1979.
�BREWSTER ROCKETS FASTPITCH TRAVEL TEAM: Looking for a few players to round out U-10, U-12 and U-18 teams for 2004. Call Jim Kelly at (203) 270-8637 or email Rockets1JK@aol.com. Look online at brewsterrockets.org.
� DANBURY HEAT GIRLS FASTPITCH TRYOUTS: For 14-U,12-U and 10-U teams. season begins June 24. Call coach R. Farmer at 203-743-3936.
� CONNECTICUT BLUE DEVILS U-16 FASTPITCH TRYOUTS: Looking for expereinced players. Call 203-775-3749.
�DANBURY DEBS FASTPITCH TRYOUTS: For spring/summer 2004 U14 and U16 teams; all players, including pitchers and catchers. Potential U14 players should be committed to three practices per week and two games per week in June and July. Potential U16 players should be committed to three practcies per week and tournament play on the weekends in June and July. Winter clinics are now being held on Sundays. Head coach is Mike Fazio. For more information, contact: email@example.com or MSF1150@aol.com.
� NEWTOWN HAWKS U-14 TRAVEL TEAM: Need pitchers for faspitch team. League play plus at least three tournaments. Call Cosmo Alberico at 203-426-1238.
� FASTPITCH 16U FAST PITCH TOURNAMENT: Looking for a few more 16U teams to play in a tournament with all profits going to Danbury Regional Child Advocacy Center. Games to be played July 24 and 25 in New Milford. Minimum four games. possible all-star game. Entry $300. Contact Ken Parson at 860-355-0378 or Steve Kolitz at 860-210-1432
�CONNECTICUT BLUE DEVILS U-16 TRAVEL TEAM: Looking for experienced players for competitive fast pitch summer travel ladies softball team. Winter workouts start in an indoor facility. Call (203) 775-3749 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
� FAIRFIELD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL UMPIRES: Looking for umpires for upcoming season. Call Mike Cerulo at 257-1616.
� DANBURY DOLPHINS SWIM TEAM: Open to children ages 6-16, Competitive Swim Program, June 28 to early August. Practices Monday-Friday at O'Neill Center Pool. $150 Registration, includes suit, cap, meet fees. (Prerequisite: Child must be able to swim 25 yards unaided, have rotary breathing, basic knowledge of strokes. Evaluations will be held forall new swimmers.) Call Ed at 790-6784 or Peggy at 743-1874.
�DANBURY OUTDOOR VOLLEYBALL: Wednesday evenings, 6 p.m. to dusk, Hatters Park on Hayestown Road in Danbury. June-Sept. Contact Jason at email@example.com.
�LOCAL SPORTS RECREATION: The News-Times will publish results, meeting notices, coming events and schedules for local adult and youth recreational leagues. To get information into Local Sports Recreation, mail it to The News-Times, 333 Main St., Danbury, Conn. 06810. Please include the name and phone number of a contact person. We reserve the right not to publish results if a considerable period of time has elapsed.