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Pepperell softball openings

There are still openings in Pepperell softball for girls ages 5 to 16 (as of 12/31/06). Check out the website or call Michele Cronin at (978) 433-2130. Information night will be on Friday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the Pepperell Community Center.

New 40+ baseball team

The Townsend Astros are seeking to be the sixth team in the Central Mass. Over-40 Baseball League. A meeting is sheduled at North Middlesex High School on March 8 from 7-8 p.m. The team is looking for at least 15 players. Position players must be 40 years old or older while pitchers can be 39. The season runs from May through Sept., one game a week, either on Thurs. night or Sun. morning. Most games are played at Doyle Field in Leominster.

The cost is $100 initially. Players supply their own equipment. The league is not restricted to a 9-man lineup and everyone will bat. Interested and cannot attend the meeting? Contact Glenn Chaple at (978) 597-8465 or e-mail at

Pop Warner sign-ups

North Middlesex Pop Warner will be holding football and cheer registration for boys and girls ages 7-15 on March 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the North Middlesex Regional High School, Rte. 119 in Townsend. NMPW serves Ashby, Brookline NH, Dunstable, Groton, Pepperell and Townsend. More information available at

Monte Carlo night

Join the Ayer Shirley Youth Football and Cheer organization for a night of chance at the 1st annual Monte Carlo Night on March 16 from 7p.m. to midnight at the Springhill Suites Marriott on Devens. The event is open to all individuals over the age of 21. The $5 cover fee gives you access to the Marriott Ballroom, filled with various gambling table for your enjoyment. More details at

NMYLA registrations

The North Middlesex Youth Lacrosse Association is accepting mail-in registrations for this coming season. The NMYLA has teams for boys and girls in grades 2-8. For more information contact Burke Bero at (978) 433-5240 or

PYSL openings

Pepperell Youth Soccer League has openings for some of the U10-U14 travel teams for the spring 2007 season. Contact registrar Linda Bisbo at (978) 433-5101.

Coaches needed

Ayer-Shirley Youth Football and Cheer is looking for coaches. Contact Doug Lawton, Football Director, at or Joyce Wood, Cheer Director, at, either by e-mail or (978) 425-2600, ext. 876.

PYSL registration

Registration for Pepperell in-town soccer is now open for 4 to 10-year olds (must be four on or before Aug. 1, 2006; cannot be older than ten on Aug. 1, 2006). The cost is $45 per player. Go to to register on-line with a credit card, or forms are available at the Lawrence Library, or can be downloaded from the website under “handouts” for check payment. The cost is $55 per player, and will only be accepted if there are slots available. Call Linda at (978) 433-5101 for details

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