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Sports Spot (4-9-14)

Editors’ note: Sports Spot submissions are due before 4 p.m. on the Thursday before the desired publication date. Only items from community, school and nonprofit groups and organizations will be accepted. All items will run on a space-available basis. E-mail to or; fax items to 440-933-7904; mail to P.O. Box 300, Avon Lake, OH 44012; or drop them off at our office at 158 Lear Road in Avon Lake.

Avon Tot T-ball The Avon Parks and Recreation Department is now taking registrations for summer Tot T-ball. The program is for Avon children ages 3–5 years old. Choose from a weekday morning two games per week league or a Saturday one game per week league. For program details and registration visit, Parks & Recreation Dept., Program Information.
Bob-O-Link Ladies Golf LeagueBob-O-Link Ladies Golf League is welcoming new members for the 2014 season. This 9-hole league plays Tuesday mornings from May through August at Bob-O-Link Golf Course, a 36- hole facility located on St. Rt. 83 (Center Road) in Avon, Ohio. Contact JoAnn at 440-933-2391 for additional information.
Lady Linksters golf leagueThe Lady Linksters golf league plays at Bob-O-Link golf course in Avon. New members are welcome to this small, friendly group who plays on Wednesday mornings (May through August). Call Loretta at 440-933-7654 for more information.

Avon Lake couples golf leagueThe Avon Lake Couples Golf League has openings for 2014. This is a nine-hole league, walking or carts, on alternating nines of the Sweetbriar course and occasionally the Legacy course. We play on Friday evenings beginning at 5 p.m. and enjoy dinner at the Legacy restaurant afterwards. For more information, contact Patty at 440-777-4772 or
Avon Lake recreational swim team sign-upsSign-ups for Avon Lake’s summer recreational swim team will take place 9 a.m.–noon April 12 at the Old Firehouse Community Center, located at the corner of Lake Road and SR 83. Registration, emergency contact and sportswear order forms can be picked up in advance at Avon Lake City Hall between 8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. or online at Registration will be open from April 1-30. Registrations received after April 30 will not be accepted. The cost of participation is $60 for the first child and $50 for each additional child. The Avon Lake recreational swim team is open to Avon Lake residents between the ages of 5–18 who are comfortable in the water and can swim one length of the pool without stopping. Parents please note this is a competitive swim team and not swim lessons. Team swim suit try on and sportswear orders will be taken at registration only (no mail in swimsuit or sportswear orders will be accepted). A tentative swim meet schedule and list of important dates will be available at registration and is also posted on the team’s website. For additional information contact the Avon Lake recreation department at 440-930-4130 or check out the team website at
Avon Lake in-house rec league registrationThe Avon Lake Soccer Organization has opened supplemental registration for its in-house recreation league for the spring 2014 season. The program is open to children with birth dates between Aug. 1, 2000, and July 31, 2008. Space is limited, and players will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis to fill available roster spots only. As always, volunteers are welcome; no soccer experience necessary. Children who played in fall 2013 do not need to re-register at this time. Fee will be $45 for the spring 2014 session, including a T-shirt. Registration will be done online at the ALSO website, Contact ALSO registrar Bill Keller at with any questions.
Gaelic football team seeks athletesCleveland St. Jarlath Gaelic Football will begin its spring indoor training in March and welcoming all local athletes (18 and older). Gaelic football is a mixture of soccer, rugby, basketball and is played on a field similar to soccer. St. Jarlath has its home field based in Avon Lake. The indoor training will be held at Rocky River Force Facility. Please check us out on Facebook (Cleveland St. Jarlath) to gain additional details or call 440-933-9131.

North Olmsted softball registrationThe North Olmsted Softball Association is accepting applications for men’s and women’s softball teams for the 2014 season. Call 440-235-4026 for early registration.

North Ridgeville Football League signupsThe North Ridgeville Football League, now in its 44th season, is having early registrations at the North Ridgeville Library April 12 from 11 a.m. To 2 p.m. There will be a $10 discount for early registration bringing cost to $95 per player and $85 for cheerleaders. Groups include flag football for 6-8 years old, junior tackle for 9-10 years old and senior tackle for 11-13 years old. You do not need to live in North Ridgeville to participate and there is no top end weight limit. Everyone plays. For more information or questions, contact Bob at 216-598-7662 or 440-926-4779 or Cheryl Rogers at 440-353-3819.
North Ridgeville Baseball LeagueThe North Ridgeville Baseball League registration is open to boys and girls ages 5 through 18 is available on the website ( Additional information can be found on the website.

St. Edward basketball camps

Summer is just around the corner and the St. Edward basketball program offers camps for boys and girls of all ages so they can learn from the best coaches and players in the state. Skills camps for boys and girls entering grades 4-9 and a Little Eagles camp for students entering grades 1-3 are available. For more information and to sign up, go to
Lake Erie Aces recruiting baseball, softball players Lake Erie Aces softball and baseball is looking for a couple of good players. We need girls between the ages of 12 to 16 years of age, especially pitchers, and boys 13 years of age to join the Lake Erie Aces organization softball and baseball teams. Contact Roland Loescher at 440-458-2701 for more information.
Ohio Fury softball tournamentThe Ohio Fury softball program will hold Star Spangle Shootout – ASA Eastern qualifier girls softball tournament July 4-6 at K.C. Geiger Park in St. Mary’s, Ohio. There are 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U year-old divisions. If interested, contact Mike Short at 419-738-3795 or Eric Langsdon 419-305-2512 or e-mail at You can also get an entry form on our website at
Ohio Fury baseball tournamentThe Ohio Fury softball program will hold Star Spangle Shootout Baseball Tournament July 4-6 at K.C. Geiger Park in St. Mary’s, Ohio. There are 14U, 16U, 18U-plus American Legion divisions. If interested, contact Mike Short at 419-738-3795 or by e-mail at You can also get an entry form on our website at
Youngstown 18U baseballMetal bat World SeriesThe 2014 CABA 18U Metal bat World Series will be held July 7-12 in Youngstown. Teams can register for the event and get more info by contacting Ken Quinn at 330-719-0581.




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