On the Move for Jan. 1

January 1, 2013 

ON the move

Basketball

 • The 25th annual KVA Tumwater Youth Basketball Tournaments for boys and girls in grades 5-8 will cost teams $165 for four games. Two boys tournaments are Feb. 9-10 at Black Hills High School and Feb. 23-24 at Tumwater High. Two girls tournaments are Feb. 16-17 at Black Hills and March 2-3 at Tumwater. Call Dave Vernon at 360-943-3200.

BOWLING

 • Entry forms for the 33rd Olympia Match Game Bowling Championship are available at Westside, Aztec and Tumwater lanes. The match-play finals will be held at Tumwater Lanes. The tournament will be Jan. 26-27, with the match-play finals at Tumwater Lanes on Jan. 27. Guaranteed-entry reservations close Jan. 19. Late entries will be accepted, based on availability. Participants must be members of a Thurston County league or reside in Thurston County. Youth bowlers are eligible to compete for scholarships. Information: Dick Taylor at 360-456-6308, olybowling@aol.com or at the three bowling centers.

 • Bowlers needed for leagues at Prairie Lanes: Thursday Night Mixed League, Wednesday Parent-Child League, Sunday Night Mixers, Friday Men’s League. Information: 360-458-2695.

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

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

FASTPITCH

 • The Thurston County Fastpitch Association is holding weekly clinics for girls ages 6-15 on Sunday nights through March 3 at the Saint Martin’s University Rec Center. Pitching is from 6-7 p.m., and hitting and fielding is from 7-8 p.m. Fee is $10 per one-hour session. Clinics are for all skill levels, no pre-registration required. Arrive early the first night for registration. Information: Matt Koehler, tcfacoachmatt@comcast.net.

 • Ex-Black Hills High, Purdue and Central Washington player Kelsey Haupert offers lessons. Information: 360-789-6932; email moe531@comcast.net.

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

FOOTBALL

 • Washington Cavaliers adult amateur team seeks players. Information: 360-480-1212.

GYMNASTICS

 • Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation offers youth classes. Four-week fee: $24. Information: 360-753-8380; olympiawa.gov/parks.

RUGBY

 • Yelm-based Prairie Rugby Club is holding practices for boys and girls teams for the coming 2013 season. Information: Pat Norton at 360-464-3551; prairierugby.webs.com.

RUNNING

 • A training group for the May 19 Capital City Marathon and Half Marathon will hold a kickoff breakfast at the Olympia High School food court Saturday. Training runs begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturdays starting Jan. 12 at South Sound Running and continue through May 12. Fee: $75. Information: capitalcitymarathon.org or 360-705-2580.

SOCCER

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

 • Puget Sound Slammers is holding a winter camp Monday nights through January for ages 5-13 at the Regional Athletic Complex in Lacey. Fee is $25 for four nights. Information: pugetsoundslammers.org.

TRACK AND FIELD

 • Die Hards Track and Field Club for people older than 50 meets 10:30 a.m.-noon Sundays at Ingersoll Stadium, and the first Sunday of every month at the hammer cage at The Evergreen State College. Information: 360-250-5527 or 360-956-1882.

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