On the Move for March 8

March 8, 2011 


 • Black Hills youth baseball is looking for rookie coaches. Information: www.bhyb.org or e-mail bhybquestions@bhyb.org

 • Senior Babe Ruth is looking for 15- to 18-year-old players and coaches for a 12-game schedule in May with an optional extended tournament season through July. Information: john@buddbay.com

 • Sports Unlimited in Lacey has open high school workouts. Mondays and Fridays for pitchers and catchers, Tuesdays and Thursdays for hitting and fielding. Fee is $15. Call 360-493-0600.


 • Register by March 16 for Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation spring league, which runs March 29 to early June. Fee is $599 per team. Call 360-753-8380.

 • Join South Sound AAU girls team. Three divisions: (ages 5-9; grades 5-8; grades 9-12). Information: Vanessa McClendon at 253-355-6497 or e-mail northwestmagic@yahoo.com

 • Girls (grades 6-7) who will attend Olympia High may join teams this fall. Contact: www.olyyouthbasketball.com or e-mail jeff@olyyouthbasketball.com


 • Senior bowlers wanted for 1 p.m. Mondays at Westside Lanes. Averages range from 97 to 200. Info: Louise Alverson, 360-786-1034.

 • Powder Puff League needs women for Wednesdays in Tumwater. Info: Maxine Hallmeyer, 360-352-2972.


 • Olympia High fastpitch will host a clinic for girls in grades 5-9, noon-4:30 p.m. March 19 at OHS gym. Fee is $35. Players receive a T-shirt. Preregistration required: olympia.osd.wednet.edu/activities/sports/spring/fastpitch or coach Matt Loes, 360-561-3350.

 • MVP Athletics, a 16U “A” team, is looking for an experienced catcher plus two position players. Information: Tim at 360-878-0007 or e-mail 21outs@comcast.net

 • Washington Illusion 18A team seeks pitcher. Call Julie at 360-957-0664 or e-mail juliebrentharris@comcast.net

 • Saint Martin’s assistant coach Tana Lingl offers private instruction. Call 360-915-3780.


 • Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation is offering fully officiated spring adult flag football leagues. League runs March 27-June 5. Team fee is $599, and registration is due by March 16. Information: 360-753-8380.

 • Washington Cavaliers adult amateur team seeks players for 2011. Call 360-480-1212.


 • All golfing levels are welcome to join the Tumwater Valley Lady Niners. Practices are 9 a.m. Tuesdays starting April 5. Info: Nancy Roberts, 360-357-3098 or Nancy Spilseth, 360-866-8949.

• Ladies nine-hole Wednesday night golf at Capitol City starts April 13 at 5:30 p.m. Signups are in the pro shop.


 • Youth classes through Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation. Four-week fee is $24. Call 360-753-8380.


 • An ultimate Frisbee league will run from April 17 to June 12. Games are played early Sunday evenings at LBA Park. Fee is $25 per person. Registration is due by April 8. League is co-ed, play is seven-on-seven, and teams are picked via a draft by the captains. Information, call Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation, 360-753-8380.

 • Thurston County Parks and Recreation accepts requests for use of Kenneydell and Griffin athletic fields, as well as Chehalis Western Trail. Info: 360-786-5595 or www.thurston-parks.org

 • Olympia Officials Assn. needs basketball, volleyball and flag football officials. Information: Dan at 360-943-3424 or 360-561-8302.

 • Olympia Specialty Sports Umpire Association accepts members, provides training. Information: www.ossua.org


 • Chris Solinksy, the American record-holder for the 10,000 meters, and Dawn Harper, a 2008 Olympic gold medalist, will be at South Sound Running in Olympia at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Solinksy became the first American to break 27 minutes in the 10,000 last year (26 minutes, 59.60 seconds, knocking 14 seconds off the American record). Harper won the 100-meter hurdles at the Beijing Olympics in a time of 12.54, a personal best. The event is part of South Sound Running’s ongoing series of Spike Nite.

 • Register for the annual Run for Luck fun run, a 10K, 5K or 1-mile walk/run on the Chehalis Western Trail on Saturday. The event begins and ends at Horizons Elementary School. Information, Thurston County Parks and Recreation at 360-786-5595.


 • Blackhills FC has openings for spring league season for boys U11, U12, girls U11, U12, U13, U15 and U16. Info: James Charette, 360-943-8233, or blackillsfc.org

 • Olympia United Soccer Club has openings on some spring recreational teams: boys U8, girls U9, boys U10, boys U12 and boys U13. Go to olyunited.com for updates. Games are Saturdays from March 19 to May 21. Information: 360-561-0249.

 • Thurston County Parks and Recreation seeks USSF-certified referees for adult leagues. Full-length, 11-a-side games pay $42. Call: 360-786-5595; TDD line 360-754-2933.


 • Registration runs through Thursday for the SWSA 10-game spring season, which runs March 21 through early June. Teams include coed over 30, coed over 40 and coed open (18 years and older). Cost is $875 per team. Information, Thurston County Parks and Recreation, 360-786-5595.


 • Die Hards Track and Field Club for people over 50 meets 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Sundays at Tumwater.


 • Cougar Gold Wrestling Club is holding practices for boys and girls in grades 1-12 at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 14 at Capital High School’s wrestling room. Purchase of a $42 USA wrestling card covers insurance and any optional weekend tournaments. Information, call Capital wrestling coach John Jones, 360-791-1419.


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