by Juanita Gordy
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King Little League signups continue
The following is a list of the remaining King Little League signup times and locations: Feb. 16 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m at the King Public Library, and Feb. 17 from 2-4 p.m. at the King Public Library.
Walnut Cove Little League holds signups
Walnut Cove Little League will be having registration for softball and baseball over the next two weekends. The registration dates and locations are: Saturday, Feb. 16 at Lions Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 17 at London Elementary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be no late registrations after Feb. 17. Mailed forms must be postmarked on or before Feb. 17.
West Stokes to host baseball tournament
West Stokes High School will be hosting the CIAA-WVIAC Challenge Baseball Tournament Feb. 15-17. Fairmont State, West Liberty State, Concord, St. Augustine’s and Chowan will be participating in the tournament there. Fans will be able to see former players from Stokes County, as well. West Stokes standouts Jeff and Jon Fansler now play for Fairmont State. Concessions will be available all weekend: chicken stew, BBQ, hotdogs, soft drinks, coffee, hot chocolate and other items. Bring the family out to watch some great college baseball. Game schedule (all games will be played at West Stokes High School): Friday, Feb. 15, 12 p.m. - Fairmont vs. St. Augustines, 4 p.m. - Concord vs. Chowan; Saturday, Feb. 16, 12 p.m. - West Liberty vs. Chowan, 4 p.m. - Concord vs. St. Augustines; Sunday, Feb. 17, 11 a.m. - Fairmont vs. Chowan, 3 p.m. - West Liberty vs. St. Augustines.
Stokes Stars looking for players
Stokes Stars 11U is looking for two players for the spring season roster. Catching experience a plus. Contact 591-3159 or email@example.com.
Alumni football coming to King
Would you like to strap on a helmet one more time? Alumni football is coming to King. Gridiron Alumni is planning several full contact alumni football games. Gridiron Alumni travels the nation pitting old football rivals against each other one more time. Players are needed to sign up and the first 40 players on each team get to play. The team that gets 30 people registered first gets home field advantage. Gridiron Alumni is targeting more of the biggest rivalries in the nation for its Gridiron Alumni Rivalry Series. Teams from West Stokes, Athens Drive, The Cary, Garner Magnet, as well as other area teams are forming now. The games are set for early spring. If you or someone you know is interested in putting on the pads one more time, please go to www.gridironalumni.com to register. If you have any questions, call Chris at 530-410-6396 or go to the website.
Madison soccer registration begins
The Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department began spring soccer registration on Monday, Jan. 14 for co-ed age groups 3-4, 5-6, 7-9, 10-13 and 14-17. Deadline for registration is Friday, March 1. Children must turn three before April 15 and cannot turn 18 before April 15. Cost of registration is $15 for residents of Madison or Mayodan and $20 for non-city residents. Non-city residents must also purchase either an individual user card for $35 or a family user card for $50, if they have not already done so. All players must also purchase a game jersey and socks for $20. For additional information, contact the Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department at 336-548-2789.
Madison-Mayodan holds baseball registration
The Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department is holding registration for ball through Thursday, March 28. League/Age divisions: T-ball Ages 4-7; Dixie Youth Minor Baseball Ages 8-10; Dixie Youth O-Zone Major Baseball Ages 11-12; Dixie Girls Fast Pitch Softball Ages 7-8 / 9-10 / 11-12 / 13-15 / 16-18; Pony League Baseball Ages 13-14. Player age is determined by age of player as of May 1, 2013, for T-ball, Dixie Youth Baseball and Pony League. Dixie Girls Softball age is determined by age of player as of Jan. 1, 2013. All those participating must provide age verification, with the exception of T-ball. The cost of registration is $15 for residents of Madison or Mayodan and $20 for non-city residents. Non-city residents must also purchase a user-fee card, which is $35 for an individual or $50 for the family. User-fee cards only have to be purchased once a year. All T-ball participants will need to purchase a game jersey for $12. All Baseball players will need to purchase uniforms, which include shirt, pants, and a hat. The uniform fees are Youth sizes — $25, and Adult sizes — $30. The price of Pony League Baseball and Dixie Girls Softball uniforms is yet to be determined. Recreation staff/coaches will inform parents of cost. For more information, contact the Recreation Department at 548-9572 or 548-2789.
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