Sport Shorts

first_imgThe Bayshore Youth Athletic Association will be holding spring sign-ups for baseball, softball and soccer on Jan. 26, 27, and Feb. 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Croydon Hall on Leonardville Road, and on Jan. 23 and 30 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Croydon Hall. Costs are as follows: Baseball, for instructional (ages 5-6), co-ed (ages 5-6), and minors (7-8), the cost is $50 plus a $10 raffle book fee, for majors (9-10), juniors (11-12) and seniors (13-15), cost is $60 plus $10 raffle book fee; softball, for intermediate (ages 7-9), cost is $50 plus $10 raffle book fee, for juniors (10-12) and seniors (13-15) fee is $60 plus $10 raffle book fee; soccer, all ages 5-14, cost is $55 plus $10 raffle book fee; the family play for three or more in one family, the cost is $130 plus $20 raffle book fee. All late registrations will have a $15 late fee. A copy of the player’s birth certificate is needed on the day of registration. Age cutoff date is July 31. For more information, (732) 706-7372 (baseball/softball) or (732) 706-7378 (soccer). The Hazlet Youth Athletic League will be sponsoring its Ninth Annual Basketball Tournament from Feb. 22 to March 11. Entrance fee is $275, which entitles teams to a three-game minimum. Age groups are as follows: boys 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13; girls 9U, 11U and 13U. Birthday cutoff to determine eligibility is July 31, 2001. For more information, call (732) 264-3060 ext. 6. Applications can be obtained at www.hyal.org. Matawan/Aberdeen Babe Ruth Baseball League’s registration for the spring 2002 season will be held at Toomer Field House on Middlesex Road, Matawan on: Jan. 23 from 7-9 p.m., and Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to noon. All first-time players are required to bring a photocopy of their birth certificate to be kept in the league’s permanent file. All first-time T-ball players must turn 5 years old no later then July 31, 2002 to be eligible to play. If anyone has questions, call Toomer Field House at (732) 290-1680 and one of the league directors will return the call. The St. Catherine Athletic Association will be holding sign-ups for its spring recreational basketball league. The league will have a boys and girls division and will be open to children from third through eighth grades. The association will also be featuring its first girls high school recreational league. The sign-ups will be held Saturdays mornings from 10 a.m. to noon, and Wednesday nights from 6-8 p.m. at the St. Catherine gym on Shore Acres Drive (off Bray Avenue) in Middletown through Feb. 13. Any questions, call Steve at (732) 787-9589 or Jim at (732) 495 4758. The New Jersey Devils High School Player of the Month/Year Program continues this season. Players named for December 2001 include junior goaltender Todd Stolarz (St. John Vianney, Gordon Conference) and forward Nick Paul (Red Bank Catholic, Southern Conference). Each month, December through February, six student-athletes, one from each of six different conferences, are selected as recipients of the award. An All-Tournament Team is selected in March, and an overall High School Player of the Year is chosen at the conclusion of the season. Winners are based on nominations received from varsity ice hockey coaches throughout the state. Award winners and their guests receive tickets to a Devils game, a plaque presented by a Devils player, and dinner compliments of the Devils.last_img

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