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Posted: Friday, January 22, 2010 12:00 am

Ahwatukee Little League spring registration under way

Registration for the three Ahwatukee Little League age divisions – from 6 to 12 years old – will take place on two more dates in January.

The next sessions will run from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23. Registration will take place at Ahwatukee Park, located just west of South 48th Street on East Warner Road.

Prospective players must bring proof of residency and a birth certificate.

Registration fees are $75 for T-ball/coach pitch; $120 for Farm, Minor and Majors divisions; and $130 for Juniors (online registration add $10).

The registration fee includes player hat, jersey, pants, belt and socks.

Further information is available online at http://www.Ahwatukeelittleleague.org.

 

Ahwatukee Foothills PONY Baseball registration open

Ahwatukee Foothills PONY Baseball is now hosting spring registration for participants ages 4 through 14. Pre-registration and credit card payments are available online at www.ponybaseball.com, or register in person from 9 a.m. to noon this Saturday, Jan. 23, at Sweet Tomatoes Restaurant, 4723 E. Ray Road, located near the intersection of East Ray Road and South 48th Street. Opening day is slated for March 27, with the season running through the middle of May. Players are eligible if they live in Ahwatukee Mountain Park Ranch, The Foothills, Club West or Maricopa. New this year, AF PONY Baseball is offering competitive “Bring your own team” divisions, for ages 10U, 12U, 13U and 14U. For more information, visit www.ponybaseballaz.com. (Note: Participation group is determined by each player’s age as of April 30, 2010.)

 

Registration under way for Ahwatukee Lax spring league

The Ahwatukee Dragons Lacrosse is now accepting registration for the spring 2010 league for participants in third through fifth grade.

Practices start the week of Feb. 15, and will be held on Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. at Vista Canyon Park. Games will be scheduled for Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. at Pecos Park.

Participation cost is $125 per player, and full equipment (certified helmet, stick, gloves, arm pads, shoulder pads, cleats, mouth guard, athletic supporter) is mandatory to ensure player safety.

U.S. Lacrosse membership, which can be obtained at www.uslacrosse.org at an additional cost of $25 (youth) is required for insurance purposes.

Ahwatukee Dragons Lacrosse is the feeder program for Arizona JHS State Champion Ahwatukee Lightning and the Desert Vista High School Lacrosse Club.

Register online now at www.ahwatukeelax.com. E-mail questions to Matt Rakowski at matt_rakowski@yahoo.com.

 

Arizona Girls Lacrosse Association to host multi-state tournament

The Arizona Girls Lacrosse Association is hosting the Fifth Annual 2010 Southwest Round Up, a multi-state tournament for girls’ high school varsity, junior varsity and club level teams.

The tournament will be held at Discovery State Park, 2214 E. Pecos Road, Gilbert (at the northeast corner of Santan Village Parkway and Pecos Road). The tournament times are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Sunday, Feb. 5.

ASU Women’s Club Lacrosse will have exhibition games both days from noon to 2 p.m. The game on Saturday will be with University of Southern California and on Sunday it will be with Pepperdine University.

Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing team sports in the United States.

Youth participation in the sport has grown over 500 percent since 1999 to nearly 250,000. No sport has grown faster at the high school level over the last 10 years and there are now an estimated 200,000 high school players. Lacrosse is also the fastest-growing sport over the last six years at the NCAA level. There are more than 500 college club programs, including nearly 200 women’s teams that compete at the US Lacrosse Intercollegiate Associates level.

A combination of basketball, soccer and hockey, lacrosse is an exhilarating sport, fast-paced and full of action. Considered to be America’s first sport, lacrosse was born of the North American Indian, christened by the French, and adapted and raised by the Canadians.

To learn more about girls lacrosse in Arizona, please visit www.azgla

 

18U Ahwatukee Sting finish as MLK Classic runner up

The 18U Ahwatukee Sting baseball team finished second in the USSSA MLK Classic tournament, falling 6-0 to the Peoria Mavericks on Jan. 18 at Red Mountain Baseball Complex in Mesa.

The No. 1 seed heading into Monday’s championship round, the Sting played a total of five games over the holiday weekend. The Sting defeated Team Nutty Buddy of Phoenix 3-2 in nine innings in the semifinal round to reach the championship.  – Information provided by Gina Popkins

 

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