On the Move for December 21


 • The 12U, 11U, and 10U 2010 state champion Black Hills Cal Ripken baseball program will have sign-up dates for players 6-12 from Jan. 8 through Feb. 12. Sign-ups are Jan. 8, Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Courts and Cages, 3900 12th Ave. S.E. in Lacey; Jan. 17 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Saint Martin's gymnasium; and Jan. 22 at Sports Unlimited, 7961 29th Ave N.E. in Lacey. Player evaluations and final sign-up date are Feb. 12 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Sports Unlimited. Information,

 • Thurston County Babe Ruth will have a revised league, with teams formed by school district and school in the 13-15 age division and 16-18 senior league. Babe Ruth players and coaches will be eligible for free workouts at Budd Bay Courts and Cages through December. Online registration begins in January. For information, go to: or

 • Sports Unlimited in Lacey has open high school workouts. Monday and Friday for pitchers and catchers, Tuesday and Thursday for hitting and fielding. Fee is $15 per player. Call 360-493-0600.


 • A Shelton boys basketball tournament for grades five through eight will be Jan. 2, Jan. 22-23 and Feb. 5-6 at Shelton High School. Costs are $125 for the one-day tournament and $200 for the two-day. Contact Craig at 360-280-0024 or e-mail at

 • Registration has begun for the 23rd annual KVA Tumwater Youth tournaments for grades 5-8. Dates are Feb. 12-13 at Tumwater (boys), Feb. 19-20 at Tumwater (girls), Feb. 26-27 at Black Hills (boys) and March 5-6 at Black Hills (girls). Fee is $125. Call Dave Vernon, 360-943-3200.

 • Join the 2010-11 Elks Hoop Shoot free-throw program at schools in Olympia, Lacey and Tumwater. Contact a school PE teacher, principal or Ted Samland at 360-491-6348.

 • Hawks of Tomorrow will host competitive tournaments for boys in grades 3-6 through mid-February. $200 team fee. Information: River Ridge boys basketball coach Jeremy Landram at 360-280-7173 or

 • DAP Hoops boys and girls spring travel teams for grades 9-11. Season: March-July. Information: Derrick Pringle at

 • Tryout for Hoops Stars eighth-grade boys team. Call coach Kline at 360-481-2958.

 • 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

 • Girls (grades 6-7) who will attend Olympia High may join teams this fall. Information: or e-mail


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

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


 • An Olympia-based 16U “A” team needs a catcher for spring/summer 2011. Information, contact Tim at 360-878-0007 or e-mail

 • Sports Unlimited/Royal Tigers 12U girls team wants four experienced players. Wednesday practices begin in January. Contact: Joe Kabel at or 360-888-7531.

 • Washington Illusion 18A team seeks pitcher. Information: Julie at 360-957-0664 or e-mail

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


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


 • Youth classes through Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation. Fee is $24 for four weeks. Call 360-753-8380.


 • Thurston County Parks and Recreation accepts requests for use of Kenneydell and Griffin athletic fields as well as Chehalis Western Trail. Information: 360-786-5595 or

 • Olympia Officials Association 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:

 • Budd Bay Courts and Cages offers weekly hitting, pitching and speed and agility clinics in baseball and fastpitch. Info: Or Lynn Grantham at 360-915-3780 or e-mail


 • Capital City Marathon/Half Marathon training group, a 17-week program for beginning-to-experienced runners, begins Jan. 8. Contact South Sound Running, 3409 Capitol Blvd. S.E., or call 360-705-2580.


 • A youth indoor soccer tournament for players ages U10 through high school, which started Monday, will continue through next Monday at The Evergreen State College. Information: or John at 360-790-6657.

 • 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.

 • The Puget Sound Slammers winter indoor academy will take place Jan. 3, 10, 17 and 24 at The Evergreen State College Pavilion for boys and girls ages 8-13. Cost is $40. Contact coach John Purtteman at 360-790-6657.


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


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