To submit a community announcement, send information as you would like
it printed in the newspaper to: MJM Sports, 9009 Church St., Manassas, VA
20110; Fax – 368-9017. Please include the date on which your announcement
should stop running (there is no limit to how long an announcement can appear).
A Girls Winter Travel Basketball League will begin play in early January
and continue through mid-March. A total of 13 to 15 games will be played
at Saunders Middle School on Saturday afternoons and Parkside Middle School
on Sundays. The league is generally composed of middle school varsity players
and high school freshmen and sophomores who have completed their season.
Cost is $45 per participant. Team composition is determined by residence.
Contact Jerry Massie at 680-0257 for information.
The Ten Star All Star Basketball Camp is holding registration for boys
and girls ages 10-18. Players are selected by invitation only. Past participants
include Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan and Jerry Stackhouse. Camp locations
are in Bristol, Va., Raleigh, N.C., Center Valley, Pa., Atlanta, Ga., Delaware,
Ohio, Marion, Ind., and Mobile, Ala. College scholarships are possible for
the most advanced players. For an evaluation vall (704) 372-8610 any time.
Who needs the NBA? The Earthen Vessels are coming to town. Come and enjoy
an evening of good fun and fine basetball when the Earthen Vessels tak on
the Seton Boys Varsity team. The Earthen Vessels is a team made up of priests
made up from the Arlington Diocese and coached by Fr. Bob Cilinski. The
team features such all-star cliver players as Fr. Daniel “Air”
Gee and Fr. tom “Iceman” Vanderwoude. The game wil take place
on Friday, Dec. 18 at 8 p.m. at Seton High School’s John Paul II Center,
9314 Maple St., in Manassas. Prices are $3 for adults, $2 for students with
a $10 family maximum. For more details or directions contact Mike Hilleary
at 361-2630 or Mike Hadro at 369-3236.
The Northern Virginia Flag Football Association is now accepting team
registration for the 1999 spring season that begins in March. Registration
fee of $445 includes all out-of-county user fees, eight regular season games
plus playoffs and a league-sponsored awards banquet. For more information
contact the league office at (703) 729-7732 or visit the NVFFA Official
Web Site at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/nvflag.
The D.C. Road Runners Club is conducting the Winter Indoor Track Meet
Series at Arlington’s Thomas Jefferson Community Center. Meets will take
place Jan. 10, Jan. 24 and Feb. 7 from 8 a.m. to noon. Events include the
800-meter race walk, the 3000 race walk, the 55 run, the one-mile run, the
400 run and 4×400 relay, the 800 run, thje 200 run and 4×200 relay and the
3000 run. Entry is free for kids in eighth grade or below, $3 for high school
students and $5 for others. Cost is $14 for all three meets if you preregister
before Jan. 4. For more information call 241-0395.
Woodbridge High School has an opening for Head, JV Lacrosse Coach. Those
with prior lacrosse expereince are encouraged to contact Wes Bergazzi, Director
of Student Activities at 497-8106.
Basketball and Floor Hockey has started for Princ William Area 23 Special
Olympics. Floor hockey practices are Friday nights 9-10:30 p.m. at the Woodbridge
Sports Pavilion located off Featherstone Road. Basketball practices are
Wednesday nights starting at 7 p.m. at various locations in Woodbridge and
Manassas. For information call the Special Olympics office at 680-6661.
The Prince William Special Olympics, the local chapter of the world’s
largest athletic program for people with mental handicaps, is always looking
for volunteers and funding for its programs. The organization relies on
the goodwill of people in the community to operate. It does not charge its
athletes with a participation fee, regardless of whether it’s a local or
state competition. Call the Prince William Special Olympics office at (703)
680-6661 for more information.
The MATT U-10 boys soccer team is seeking players born on or after August
1, 1988 for the spring season. Tony Demetri, who holds a C-license, coaches
to team. For more information or to schedule a tryout call Scott Albrecht,
361-9202 or Jerals Stark, 369-6123.
QDD Swimming, Inc.: For more information on the organization’s swimming
program, call 369-9300.
The Prince William Tennis Association is again hosting a World Team Tennis
competition. Recreation tennis players with an NTRP rating of 3.5 and below
can join the WTT League, which will start in January. Co-ed teams of four
to eight players will play Sunday at the Manassas and Woodbridge tennis
clubs from January through early April. Tennis players interested in providing
a team or joining a team can get information at the clubs or by sending
your name, address, phone and NTRP rating to PWTA President Dr. Jim Viggiani,
12383 Hunters Grove Rd., Manassas, VA, 20112.
Sports For Youth Foundation, Inc. is currently accepting applications
for boys and girls ages 15 – 21, who are accomplished volleyball players
and good citizens, both in their school and community, to travel with the
1999 Goodwill AMbassasdors World Tours. 1999 marks the 16th year that the
Goodwill Ambassadors have conducted world tours for Junior volleyball players.
For 1999, we will offer two seperate tours: The Western Europe Tour will
travel to Paris, London, Brussels, and Amsterdam and the Southern Europe
tour will travel to London, Paris, Geneva, Venice and Rome. Registration
Deadline January 1st, 1999. For further information, or a tour brochure
contact the Sports For Youth office at (425) 251-6675. 18475 Olympic Ave.
S, Tukwila, WA 98188
The Hylton Boys and Girls Club is holding registration for a wrestling
team Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. at the club. The $70 fee includes HB&GC
membership and AAU membership. Practices will be held Monday, Wednesday
and Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Late registration is allowed. Call Coaches
Plauger or LaRochelle at 670-3311.