Sports

On the move for August 31

BASEBALL

 • T-ball and coach-pitch baseball will be offered this fall for ages 3-7 through the South Sound YMCA. Practices start Sept. 13 and games will be Saturdays from Sept. 25 to Oct. 23. Volunteer coaches needed. Information, www.southsoundymca.org or call 360-357-6609.

BASKETBALL

 • The Dangerous Dunkers will hold tryouts for their seventh grade girls basketball team for winter and spring tournaments. Contact Jeff at 360-280-0828, e-mail jrrandich@comcast.net or check www.dangerousdunkers.com.

 • Tumwater Youth Basketball is hosting a fall league for high school, eighth/ninth grade and sixth/seventh grade boys and girls teams. Games played on seven weekends starting Sept. 11-12. Fee is $560 for 14 games and $400 for a 10-game schedule. Registration and fees are due Wednesday. Information, Dave Vernon at 360-943-3200.

 • Youth teams forming for fall leagues for girls in sixth and seventh grades who will attend Olympia High. Information, www.olyyouthbasketball.com or e-mail jeff@olyyouthbasketball.com

BOWLING

 • The Classy Seniors League needs male and female bowlers for 1 p.m. Mondays at Westside Lanes. All averages welcome. Information, Louise Alverson at 360-786-1034.

 • Powder Puff League needs female bowlers for the Wednesday league in Tumwater. Call Maxine Hallmeyer at 360-352-2972.

FASTPITCH

 • The Chehalis-based Mustangs 12U select team is looking for a catcher. The fall tournaments begin Sept. 12. Information, contact Brian Massingham at 360-520-0782 or e-mail ktmass@msn.com

FOOTBALL

 • The South Sound Football Officials Association seeks officials for middle school and high school. Training and pay will be provided. Information: Tom Jones at 360-357-8833 or 360-481-8833

GOLF

 • The First Tee of Olympia is accepting registration for boys and girls, ages 6-17, for the junior golf program. Registration includes daily range balls along with summer and fall golf and life skill classes. Cost is $75. Information, 360-493-1000.

GYMNASTICS

 • Youth classes available through Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation Department. Sessions for parents and tots age 18 months to 3 years are 11:45 a.m. Fridays or 10:15 a.m. Saturdays. Sessions for kids ages 3-4 are 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 9:15 a.m. Fridays or 11 a.m. Saturdays. Sessions for children ages 5-8 are 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays or 9:15 a.m. Saturdays. Fee is $24 for four weeks. Information, 360-753-8380.

MISCELLANEOUS

 • The following sports will be offered through the South Sound YMCA, with practices starting Sept. 13 and games Saturdays from Sept. 25-Oct. 30: Outdoor soccer for ages 3-16; basketball for ages 7-13; golf for ages 5-14; roller hockey for ages 7-18; volleyball for ages 5-14. Volunteer coaches needed. Information, www.southsoundymca.org or call 360-357-6609.

 • Thurston County Parks and Recreation is accepting requests for use of the Kenneydell and Griffin athletic fields as well as the Chehalis Western Trail. Call (360) 786-5595 or check www.thurston-parks.org

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

 • Olympia Specialty Sports Umpire Association is accepting new members and provides training to become an umpire. Check www.ossua.org

 • Budd Bay Courts and Cages offers weekly hitting, pitching and speed and agility clinics for baseball and fastpitch players. Pre-registration is required online at www.bbcourtsandcages.com. Information, contact Lynn Grantham at 360-915-3780 or e-mail lynn@buddbay.com.

RUNNING

 • Cross country will be offered this fall for ages 6-15 through the South Sound YMCA. Practices start Sept. 13 and meets will be held Fridays from Sept. 24-Oct. 22. Volunteer coaches needed, Information, www.southsoundymca.org or call 360-357-6609.

 • The Capital Invite Citizens Race, a cross country race on grass and trails, will be Sept. 11 at Capital High School. Registration begins at 8 a.m., or pre-register at ontherunevents.com/capinvite. The race begins at 9:30 a.m. Information: Call 360-918-1797 or e-mail millrun@comcast.net

 • United States distance runner Matt Tegenkamp will be at South Sound Running from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday to answer questions and sign autographs.

ROWING

 • Olympia Area Rowing is offering 10 sessions of team rowing classes. Classes meet Mondays and Thursdays at 5:45 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon. Information, www.olympiaarearowing.org or e-mail vanramseydursey@hotmail.com

RUGBY

 • High school rugby for boys and girls, no experience necessary. The Barbarians (boys U19 team) and the Steelheads (girls U19 team) practice 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Tom Cusack, 360-888-6755 or e-mail U19@BuddBayRugby.com

 • Budd Bay Rugby Football Club welcomes new players, men or women. No experience necessary. Call Debbie Lainfiesta, 937-287-6190 or check www.BuddBayRugby.com

SOCCER

 • Outdoor soccer will be offered this fall for kids ages 3-16 through the South Sound YMCA. Practices start Sept. 13 and games will be held Saturdays from Sept. 25 to Oct. 30. Volunteer coaches also needed. Information, www.southsoundymca.org or call 357-6609.

 • The Olympia United Soccer Club will hold a fall super mod program for players in kindergarten through second grade. Season runs from Sept. 15-Oct. 30 with games weekly at LBA Park. Information, call 360-561-0249 or check www.olyunited.com

 • Olympia United’s fall registration is open for recreational soccer for U8-U12 and U17-U19 players. Games begin the second week of September. Check www.olyunited.com or call 360-561-0249.

 • Thurston County Parks and Recreation is looking for USSF-certified referees for adult soccer leagues. Eleven-a-side, full-length games pay $42 per match. Information: Call Thurston County Parks and Recreation at 360-786-5595, TDD line at 360-754-2933.

TRACK AND FIELD

 • Die Hards Track and Field Club, for people over 50, meets 9-10:30 a.m. on Sundays at Tumwater High School. Call 360-352-4978.

VOLLEYBALL

 • Registration for Adult 4-vs.-4 leagues put on by Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation is Friday. Leagues include co-ed, reverse and men’s and women’s. Call 360-753-8380.

 • Officials are needed in Thurston County and Shelton-area schools in the fall. Information, Ron Zielin with the Thurston County Volleyball Officials Board at 360-491-3151.

SUBMISSIONS

 • On the Move appears weekly. A complete listing appears at www.theolympian.com/sports. Please include an end date and submit items to On the Move, The Olympian, P.O. Box 1219, Olympia, WA 98507. Submissions also may be made via e-mail (recsports@theolympian.com) or fax 360-357-0202.

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