Area Sports Announcements

March 08, 2002

Millersville University holding boys soccer camp

The Millersville (Pa.) University Boys Soccer Camp will consist of two five-day sessions - July 14-18 and July 21-25.

This is a resident camp for boys ages 9-18. Enrollment is limited to the first 150 participants.

The fee for the camp is $315, which includes room and board, three meals per day, T-shirt, camp insurance, soccer films and instruction, evening competition and use of school facilities.

For more information, contact coach Bob Charles at 717-872-7193 or 717-872-3491.

Frostburg to hold youth soccer camp

Frostburg State University will host its 20th Annual Youth Soccer Camp from June 24-28.

The camp, under the direction of FSU women's coach Carrie Lysik, is for kids ages 7-12 and runs from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. It will feature skill work, various drills and stations and tournament play.

Each camper receives a T-shirt, ball and player evaluation.

Cost of the camp is $160 and family rates are available. A nonrefundable $60 deposit is due with registration. Forms can be downloaded from the camp's Web site at


For more information, call 301-687-4356

Frostburg State to host summer volleyball school

Frostburg State University will hold the FSU Volleyball School for two weeks this summer at the Harold J. Cordts Physical Education Center on the FSU campus.

An individual skills camp will be held July 28-Aug. 1, followed by a team camp Aug. 4-8. The school will be directed by FSU coach Jeff Billington.

The school will offer instruction in fundamental mechanics. Counselors will focus on team play.

Enrollment is limited. Commuter and resident options are available.

For more information, contact Coach Billington at 301-687-7014 or visit the school Web site at

Morning softball league seeking teams

The Halfway Morning Softball League is seeking teams for the 2002 season. Teams play 24 games in the regular season, which runs from May to August and all games are played at Marty Snook Park.

All games begin at 9 a.m. Cash payouts for regular season and postseason tournament champions.

For more information, contact Dave Foltz at 301-733-1547.

Sunday softball league seeking teams

The Tri-State Sunday Softball League will hold a meeting March 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Pikeside Bowling Alley in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Teams wishing to play in the league should have a representative in attendance. Teams play doubleheaders each Sunday at sites in Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

For more information, contact Butch Sanders at 304-876-2994 or Mike Cox at 304-263-9539.

Three slo-pitch tourneys coming to Fannettsburg

The Fannettsburg (Pa.) Ruritan Fields will be the site of three slo-pitch softball tournaments in April.

USSSA Class E bracket tournaments will be held April 6-7 and April 27-28. A USSSA Class D bracket tournament will be held April 13-14.

For each tournament, teams are guaranteed three games. Top two teams from each bracket advance to double elimination. ASA and NSA teams may play down one class if they have a .500 record or less.

Entry fee for each tournament is $160 plus a $20 sanctioning fee. Teams hit their own .47-core balls.

For more information, contact Bob Price at 717-349-2435 or Stan Runk at 717-349-2602.

Piney Run Park hosting fishing tournament

The 20th Annual Early Bird Fishing Tournament will be held March 30 at Piney Run Park in Carroll County, Md.

The tournament offers $20,000 in prize money, including 15 tagged fish worth $1,000 each. Species to be caught for cash prizes include striped bass, trout, crappie, perch, catfish, bluegill and tiger musky. A trophy will be awarded for the largest fish caught.

Entry fee is $30 per shore angler and $35 per boat angler. Park gates will open at 4 a.m., with fishing permitted from 6 until noon.

For more information, call the Maryland Recreation and Parks Association at 301-942-7205.


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