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Blizzard seeks players

New England Blizzard U16 softball team is looking for a few players to close out the roster for the 2008 season. We plan on six summer tournaments and at least one fall tournament. Tryouts will be held by appointment at “In the Batter’s Box” in Littleton, MA. on Tuesday evenings. Pre-register online at or call (978) 486-8101. Please feel free to email Jayne Lyons at or Lorna Schwartz at with any questions about our program, or to make an appointment to try out.

Townsend Little League registration

Townsend Little League will be holding registration for the spring of 2008 season on Jan. 12, 2008 at North Middlesex Regional High School from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration fee is $65 for baseball and softball, $40 for t-ball. First-year players must bring an original birth certificate for age verification. For further information, please contact

Ayer Youth Baseball & Softball registration

Ayer Youth Baseball & Softball is now accepting registrations for those interested in playing baseball/softball for the upcoming 2008 season. Baseball players of all abilities, between the ages of 4 and 12 years old (as of 4/30/08) and softball players grades three through eight are encouraged to play. All players must register online at Applications must be received by Feb. 1 to ensure a roster spot. Coaches and volunteers are also needed at all levels. If you have any questions regarding Ayer Youth Baseball & Softball, please call (978) 772-4760 or e-mail

Blaze Spring tryouts

The North Central Blaze AAU basketball club will be holding tryouts for the Spring 2008 season on the weekends of Jan. 12/13 at Groton School and Jan. 19/20 at Fitchburg High School in Fitchburg, MA. The following schedule applies:

Sat. Jan. 12 at Groton School from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: registration begins at 5:30. Girls divisions 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U and 13U.

Sun. Jan. 13 at Groton School from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.: registration begins at 5:00. Boys divisions 14U (National team), 13U, others TBA.

Sat. Jan. 19 at Fitchburg High School from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.: Girls divisions 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U and 13U.

Sun. Jan. 20 at Fitchburg High School from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.: Boys divisions 14U (National team), 13U, others TBA.

The cost of tryouts is $20. To pre-register for tryouts, or for more information about the Blaze and the other boys division tryouts, please visit

At this time, the Blaze is not holding tryouts for any girls teams at the 14U, 15U or Junior Division (16U) levels. If you are interested in trying out for any of the limited openings at those levels, please send an e-mail to Mike at, or call (978) 257-5887.

Pepperell Little League seeking coaches

If you are interested in coaching a team next spring for Pepperell Little League please email Jim Canning at 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 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 the deadline for spring intown is Feb. 1.

Baseball program at FSC

Fitchburg State College ll 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 or call toll-free (866)-MBA-HITS.

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