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April 25, 2013

SPORTS BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Derry Post 9 Legion holds tryouts May 18

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.

Couch to 5K program offers training to run

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.

The program is free and participants will train to take part in the Run for Freedom 5K on July 4. Registration materials are available online at gdtc.org.

Contact John McGarry for additional information at jmcgarry@gdtc.org

Greater Derry Baseball plans tryouts

DERRY — The Greater Derry Baseball Association will be holding tryouts for the 13U, 14U, and Senior (15 through 17) teams on Sunday, May 19, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Pinkerton Academy junior varsity baseball field.

The 2013 season will begin in June and end in July and will play against similar teams throughout New Hampshire. Player ages are based on their birthdays after Jan. 1 for the 13 and under, 14 and under, and 15- through 17-year-old teams.

Contact Kyle Lippert at kyle.lippert@comcast.net for any questions.

Wrestle with Rock Bonomo in Derry

DERRY — Derry’s Wrestling Rebels will host the Rock Solid Wrestling Camp at Barka Elementary School July 22-24.

The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and costs $165. The camp is open to grades 1 through 12.

Rock Bonomo is the former head coach at Lock Haven University, a two-time All American, and is recognized as one of the best youth clinicians in the country. He will be assisted by several of his former wrestlers who have wrestled in the NCAA Division I tournament and are currently coaching various high school programs throughout the country.

Camp registration forms are available at the Greater Derry Boys’ and Girls’ Club or may be downloaded at wrestlingrebels.com.

For further information, contact Anne Cherniack at 432-9933.

Meet Patriot Aaron Hernandez in Derry

DERRY — New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will sign autographs at the SportsZone, 7A St., on Monday, April 29, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Autographs cost from $29 to $79.

For tickets, visit Newenglandpictures.com or call 818-2007.