Tyler Spurs basketball tourney
The Tyler Spurs basketball organization, along with Primetime Sports, will host a basketball tournament April 13 and April 14, and the deadline to enter a team is April 9.
The tournament is open to teams from fourth grade up to high school boys and girls, and the cost to enter is $215 per team. Each team is guaranteed three games.
The tournament will be held at All Saints Episcopal School (26954 SSW Loop 323, Tyler, Texas 75701).
For more information on registration, go wo www.primetimesportz.com, or call 972-355-3788 ext. 1.
For any questions, contact Alvin Wright at 903-944-0924 or via email at email@example.com
Local Pitch, Hit & Run event
Elkhart will play host to the local Pitch, Hit and Run event at 10 a.m. April 27 at the Elkhart High School baseball teams home field, “The Backyard.”
Pitch, Hit and Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball, and players in each age group compete in the three different skills during the event.
There are four age groups — 7 and 8 years old, 9 and 10 years old, 11 and 12 years old, and 13 and 14 years old — and the overall winner from each group along with the individual pitching, hitting and running winner move on to the Sectional competition.
The event is free to enter, and sign-ups are held prior to the event starting on April 27. To enter, prospective players must bring a copy of their birth certificate to sign-ups.
For more information, contact local coordinator Sissy White via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Piranhas sign-ups now open
The YMCA’s Piranhas swim team is currently holding sign-ups for the 2013 swimming season.
Sign-ups will be open until May 6, and registration can be done at the Y, and the team is open to swimmers ages 5 all the way to 18.
The cost to sign up is $100 for YMCA members and $110 for non-members, though those prices will adjust with multiple sign-ups from the same family.
The fees cover league registration as well as all meet fees, along with the swimmers Piranhas shirt, swim suit, swim cap and goggles. Financial assistants is available.
Tryouts are at 1 p.m. on May 4 for any swimmer that hasn’t swam with the team in the past. Swimmers mush pass a test showing they can swim both free-style and backstroke for one length of the pool.
There will be a parent meeting held May 6 at 6 p.m., and regular workouts will begin that same day.
For more information, contact Y Aquatics Director Wade Hobbs at 903-729-3139.
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