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October 3, 2013

SPORTS BRIEFS

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Contact the SportsZone at thesportszone@hotmail.com or 537-9663. Information on the league is posted on the website, nhsportszone.com.

Travel team tryouts Saturday at West Running Brook

DERRY — Derry Parks and Recreation Travel Basketball Program is a competitive league for children willing to commit themselves to the team and dedicate time to the practices, games, and tournaments. Participants are required to attend a tryout on Saturday, Oct. 5, at West Running Brook Middle School. Tryouts will help coaches decide which candidates will form the strongest teams.

The following is the schedule for tryouts: girls, third and fourth grade, 8 a.m.; girls, fifth and sixth grade, 10 a.m.; boys, third and fourth grade, noon; boys, fifth and sixth grade, 2 p.m.

Parent/guardians are required to be at tryouts. Following tryouts, each player accepted into his or her respective division will be required to officially register. The registration fee will be $175 per participant and will cover many program expenses. No fees will be collected at tryouts, only once a child officially makes the team. Call 432-6136, visit derry-nh.org, or stop by the office at 31 West Broadway.

Sign up starting Monday for Peewee Basketball Clinic

DERRY — The Peewee Basketball Clinic is a fun and instructional program introducing the fundamentals of the sport to athletes who will be 4 as of Jan. 1, 2014. A copy of a birth certificate is required at time of registration.

The clinic is a skills based program; no games will be played. Clinics will be held for 30 minutes each Saturday from the beginning of January 2014 to mid-March.

The Derry resident fee is $40, $60 for nonresidents. Registrations starts Monday, Oct. 7, and runs through Nov. 15. Call 432-6136, visit derry-nh.org, or stop by 31 West Broadway.

Kids, get ready for the winter basketball program in Derry

DERRY — The Youth Winter Basketball Program is a fun and instructional way to introduce the fundamentals of the sport in a non-competitive atmosphere. Children from age 5 through high school as of Jan. 1, 2014, are invited to register for this program beginning Monday, Oct. 7. Open registration will end Nov. 15.

Children in grades 3-8 will have a weekly practice, as well as a Saturday game. All other divisions will consist of Saturday games only. Practices and games will begin in early January 2014 and run through mid-March.

The Derry resident fee for this program is $40, $60 for nonresidents.

Contact Derry Parks and Recreation Department at 432-6136, derry-nh.org, or stop by the office at 31 West Broadway.

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