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May 2, 2013

SPORTS BRIEFS

Kids, hook a big one in Derry

The Derry Lions Club hosts its annual fishing derby on May 4 from 8 a.m. to noon at Hood Pond.

Youngsters ages 3 to 15 years old are invited to participate. Awards and trophies are given for various categories. Participation ribbons will be given to the first 100 participants.

Try out soon for Post 9 Legion team

DERRY — The Lester W. Chase Post 9 Legion baseball teams will be holding tryouts on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pinkerton Academy junior varsity baseball field for the Senior and Junior teams.

Legion baseball presents the opportunity to play against the best baseball players and teams across the state. The 2013 season will begin in early June and end in July with playoffs. Players born after Jan. 1, 1994, are eligible for the Senior team and those born after Jan. 1, 1996, are eligible for the Junior team.

Contact Dylan Mullin at dylanmullin@hotmail.com for any questions regarding the Senior team and Jim DeBonis at jim.debonis@comcast.net or Kyle Lippert at kyle.lippert@comcast.net for any questions regarding the Junior team.

Calling all young Londonderry anglers

Londonderry Fish and Game hosts its 30th annual youth fishing derby on May 5 from 8 a.m. to noon at the club. The free event is held rain or shine. It is for children ages 14 and under accompanied by adults.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., with fishing action beginning at 9 a.m. Prizes will be awarded.

Bring worms and tackle. Access to the Fish and Game Club is off 5 Lund St. in Litchfield. Visit londonderryfishandgameclub.com for information and directions.

‘Couch to 5K’ could be just the program

DERRY — The Greater Derry Track Club hosts a “Couch to 5K” program for anyone wanting to train to run a 5K (3.1-mile) race.

The program begins May 7 and is held Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. through July 4. Participants will meet at the Windham Rail Trail, 6 Depot Road, Windham.

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