DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

April 18, 2013

SPORTS BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Summer soccer camps set at Pinkerton

DERRY — Varsity Soccer Academy has announced dates for its 2013 summer soccer camps.

The youth camp for ages 7 to 13 will be July 15-19 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The high school camp will be July 22-26 from 9 a.m. to noon. Both soccer camps will take place at Gilbert H Hood Middle School in Derry. The annual Fitness Camp will be Aug. 5-9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pinkerton Academy.

Information can be accessed at eteamz.com/VarsitySoccerAcademy. Contact Kerry Boles at 490-4900, kb22@comcast.net or kboles@pinkertonacademy.org for further information.

Hook a big one May 5

LONDONDERRY — The Londonderry Fish and Game Club is holding its 30th annual, free children’s fishing derby on Sunday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine ,at the club’s facility in Londonderry.

Registration starts at 8 a.m. and fishing starts at 9, but requires registration. The event is open to children ages 14 and under accompanied by adults for supervision.

The Londonderry Fish and Game and the state of New Hampshire stock the pond just before the fishing derby with various types of fish making it relatively easy to catch them. Prizes in various categories are provided.

Food and drink will be available to purchase. Bring your own worms and tackle. Access to the club is off 5 Lund St., Litchfield. Directions are at londonderryfishandgameclub.com.

Sign up now for Running Camp

DERRY — The Greater Derry Running Camp for boys and girls in the fifth grade and older will be held July 15-19 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Pinkerton Academy track.

The cost is $85 per child, $100 for late signup after July 1.

There is a focus on cross-country, but this camp is also appropriate for anyone who wants to get in shape for a fall sport. There will be daily runs, lectures, games, relays, movies, and an end-of-the-week, 2-mile and 5K race with awards.

Contact Amy Bernard at paruncamp@yahoo.com or 548-7470 Forms can be downloaded at gdtc.org.

Sign up for free martial arts class

DERRY — Tim Barchard’s Professional Martial Arts Academy is celebrating 19 years of building champions for life.

The academy is offering free introductory classes to the whole community as part of their anniversary event Saturday, April 20.

Space is limited, so reserve now by contacting Laura at 434-7995 or senseilaura@comcast.net.

Soccer clinic offered to teen girls

MANCHESTER — The Saint Anselm College women’s soccer team will be hosting clinics for prospective college student-athletes on Sunday, June 23, and Sunday, Aug. 11, head coach Tony Wallis announced recently. Each day, the women’s soccer staff will guide participants through drills, skills work and game simulation from noon to 3 p.m.

This three-hour session is run by the Saint Anselm College women’s soccer coaching staff and for girls ages 15 to 18.

Sign up at saintanselmhawks.com/information/Student-Athlete_Forms/index.

Each player will receive a “Lady Hawk” T-shirt; provide a shirt size when signing up using the online form.

Contact women’s soccer head coach Tony Wallis with questions, or for more information at womenssoccer@anselm.edu.

Youth turkey weekend almost here

CONCORD — New Hampshire’s 2013 youth turkey hunt will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, the weekend before spring gobbler season gets underway.

To participate in the special youth weekend turkey hunt, hunters must be age 15 or younger, and must be accompanied by a properly licensed adult age 18 or older. The adult may not carry a firearm or bow and arrow.

Youth hunters do not need a hunting license, but they must have a valid turkey permit ($16 resident, $31 nonresident). Accompanying adults must hold either a current New Hampshire hunting or archery license and a turkey permit.

Learn more at huntnh.com/Hunting/Hunt_species/hunt_turkey.htm.

Baseball league seeks adult players

The Granite State Baseball League is looking for players for the an amateur adult baseball league.

Teams play 18 regular season games on Sundays and the league hosts an annual All-Star Game.

There are currently 22 teams. Visit gsbl.net or email GSBLbaseball@yahoo.com.