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Baseball

Nashua Babe Ruth
registration

The Nashua Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting player registration forms for the upcoming Babe Ruth Baseball season. Registration forms are available at the following locations: Jeannotte’s Market, Bright Spot Convenience Store, Nashua Public Library and City Clerks Office at City Hall.

Forms are also available now at the Recreation Office at Greeley Park and at www.gonashua.com.

All players league age 13 must sign up and try out to play on a Babe Ruth team. League age is a youth’s age as of May 1, 2016.

Deadline for registering is April 14. Any new players to Nashua age 14-15 need to register and try out at the dates listed below.

All returning players are asked to fill out a registration form before the season starts.

The tryout date for all players/age groups is Saturday, April 16 at 10 a.m. At Ledge Street Field. A makeup date will be Sunday, April 17 at 10 a.m., also at Ledge Street Field.

Cal Ripken registration

Registration is now open for the 2016 Nashua Cal Ripken spring baseball season at www.nashuacal
ripken.org.

Any child living in Nashua aged 4 to 12 is eligible to play.

The registration fee is $40 for T-Ball, Rookies and Minors (ages 4-8) while AAA & Majors (9 to 12) is $50 with a family cap of $75.

Tryouts for Majors and AAA levels will be held Saturday, March 19 at Nashua Sports Academy (90 Northwest Blvd) from 2-5 p.m.

For more information go to www.nashuacalripken.org.

Cal Ripken umpire
training

The Nashua Baseball Umpires Association will hold its eighth annual six-week umpire training program for those interested in becoming a certified Cal Ripken Baseball umpire from Feb. 28-April 9 at the Nashua YMCA.

The NBUA Umpire Academy will provide in-depth rules, field and plate mechanics to prepare those wishing to umpire this spring.

For specific class information, including times and cost, visit www.nashua
umpires.org, or email Scott at nashuaumps@gmail.com.

Softball

Nashua Park-Rec Softball registration

The Nashua Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting player registration forms for the upcoming softball season.

Forms are available now at the Recreation Office at Greeley Park and at www.gonashua.com.

They will also be available in mid-March at the following locations: Jeannotte’s Market, Bright Spot Convenience Store, Nashua Public Library and City Clerks Office at City Hall.

The age divisions are as follows, with all league age is age as of Jan. 1, 2016:

n Rookie League – 7 and 8 years old; Players in the Rookie League register and there are no tryouts. Players are assigned to a team.

n Junior League – Ages 9-12. 9-year-olds can register and tryout for the Junior League. Any 9-year-old not making a Junior Team will be assigned to a Rookie Team.

All returning Junior League Division players do not need to register or tryout as they return to their former Junior Teams. Only new players need to register and try out.

n Senior League – Ages 13-16, and all 13-year-olds and new players need to register and try out. All returning players stay with their old team.

There were not enough interested players to have either a Rookie League or a Senior League last year, but there will be registrations again this year in hopes of securing enough players to run these two leagues.

Tryout dates, which are subject to change depending on field conditions/snow, are as follows:

n 9- and 10-year-olds -Tuesday, April 19, 6 p.m. at Roby Park.

n 11- and 12-year-olds – Thursday, April 21, 6 p.m. at Roby Park. Note: makeup date for all 9-12 year-olds is Friday, April 22 at 6 p.m. at Roby Park.

n 13-16 year-olds – Tuesday, April 26, 6 p.m., Roby Park.

Soccer

Nashua Youth Soccer
registration open

Registration for the Nashua Youth Spring Soccer League is now open for youths in Nashua and surrounding towns born between Oct. 1, 1996 and Sept. 30, 1996.

Youths are encouraged to register at www.
NashuaYouthSoccer.org by March 6. Those who register by that date will be guaranteed placement on a team; those who register after will be wait-listed and must pay an additional late fee.

Also, coaches and volunteers are needed.

Hockey

Cavaliers Hockey tryouts

The Cavaliers Youth Hockey program will be holding tryouts at Skate 3 in Tyngsborough, Mass., for various age levels. There will be two tryout dates per level, a skills session and a scrimmage. Youths are encouraged to attend both sessions. The tryout fee is $50 per child, and a registration form will be available online in the next couple of weeks.

Tryout dates are as follows:

n Mites (2008-09 birth years) – March 11, 5:20 p.m. skills, March 14, 5:05 p.m., scrimmage.

n Squirts (2006-07) –March 11, 6:20 p.m, skills; March 15, 5:40 p.m., scrimmage.

n PeeWees (2004-05) – March 11, 7:20 p.m., skills; March 14, 7:55 p.m., scrimmage.

n Bantam (2002-03) – March 11, 8:20 p.m., skills; March 14, 8:55 p.m., scrimmage.

n Midget Minors, Majors (1998-2001) – March 11, 9:20 p.m., skills; March 13, 10:50 a.m., scrimmage.

For more information, contact Chuck Richall at president@cavaliers
hockey.org or Paul Soule at vp@cavaliershockey.org.

Fundraisers

Nashua Crusaders seek donations

The Nashua Elks Crusaders, a non-profit youth football and cheer organization, is seeking help from the community in purchasing new equipment and uniforms.

Donations can be made to Nashua Crusaders P.O. Box 7248 Nashua, NH 03063. Also, for more information on sponsorship opportunities, email necpresident15@gmail.com or deniserosher@comcast.net.