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NMRHS Fall Sports Awards Night

The North Middlesex Regional High School Fall Sports Awards Night will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at the NMRHS auditorium, starting at 7:30. All athletes, coaches and parents are invited.

Pepperell Little League seeking coaches

If you are interested in coaching a team next spring for Pepperell Little League please email Jim Canning at jimcanning@charter.net or call him at (978) 433-3023. Now is the team to declare your interest.

Groton-Dunstable Youth Lacrosse registration

Groton-Dunstable Youth Lacrosse registration is now open. There are lacrosse programs for boys and girls, ages 4-15. Please visit www.gdylax.org for more information. Registration closes on Dec. 15 for boys and Jan. 15 for girls. Stick League (ages 4-7, co-ed) closes on April 1, 2008.

Pepperell Youth Soccer registration

Pepperell Youth Soccer registration is open. The spring travel deadline is Dec. 16 while the deadline for spring intown is Feb. 1.

Baseball program at FSC

Fitchburg State College will host a six-week Spring Training 2008 baseball program for players in grades 1 through 12 from Jan. 20 to Feb. 24, 2008. Fitchburg State head coach Todd Lynch will direct the program in conjunction with Midwest Baseball Academy. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting and pitching at a cost of $99 for six weeks. Space is limited. Registration is now underway. For more information, visit www.baseballacademy.net or call toll-free (866)-MBA-HITS.

Blaze Spring tryouts

The North Central Blaze AAU basketball club will be holding tryouts for the Spring 2008 season on Jan. 12 and 13, 2008 at Groton School in Groton, MA. and again on Jan. 19 and 20 at Fitchburg High School in Fitchburg, MA. Both tryouts will run from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The cost to try out is $20.

Over 175 girls and boys participated on 16 teams in Spring 2007, and the Blaze expect even more growth in 2008. The Blaze anticipates openings in the following divisions for girls: 9u, 10u, 11u, 12u, 13u, 14u, 15u, and Junior Division (16u). The age determining date for girls in the Spring 2008 season is July 1, 2007. An example would be a female player who was 12-years-old on July 1, 2007 would play in the 12u Division or higher for Spring 2008.

The age determining date for boys is Sept. 1, 2008. There are grade exceptions on the boys side as well. Teams will be formed in several boys age divisions.

For more information on tryouts, including specific age group tryout days and times, visit our website at www.northcentralblaze.com, call Mike Davidson at (978) 257-5887, or send an e-mail to miked0109@verizon.net.

Lancaster PTO raffle

In support of the Andrew Foster Memorial Scholarship, the Lancaster PTO is raffling off an autographed Larry Bird basketball, complete with a certificate of authentication, and a picture of Larry Bird doing the signing. Tickets can be had by contacting the Lancaster PTO via the e-mail address LancasterPTO@comcast.net. Tickets are also on sale at the Luther Burbank and Mary Rowlandson School offices, or by phone at (978)-368-8482. The Andrew Foster Memorial Scholarship is a one-time, $500 benefit given to a graduating male and female student from Lancaster for the purpose of continuing education. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20.