On Deck: Legacy soccer tryouts, W&M girls basketball camp

Virginia Legacy will have free soccer tryouts May 1-7 for boys and girls ages 9-18.

Williamsburg, York, Poquoson, and Newport News each will feature Legacy teams.

For more information on different playing levels, visit http://www.valegacysoccer.com/Travel/Tryouts/index_E.html.

Contact the soccer office at 757-253-VLSC (8572) or obrien@valegacysoccer.com for any further information.

Register for Nike Girls Basketball Camp at W&M

William and Mary will host the Nike Girls Basketball Camp for ages 8-17 from June 21-25.

Day camp (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) is $395.00 and overnight is $595.00.

Led by camp director Ed Swanson, William and Mary’s women’s head basketball coach, the individual camp is a “great opportunity for young basketball players looking to develop and refine their fundamental basketball skills. This program also includes a curriculum for intermediate/advanced players looking to enhance their skill set at the post, wing or guard position. Emphasis is placed on fundamental development, shooting, offensive moves, defense, rebounding, team play, and more.”

Call 1-800-NIKE-CAMP for more information and to register, visit http://www.ussportscamps.com/basketball/nike/nike-girls-basketball-camp-college-of-william-mary/.

Hornets set for football registration

The Williamsburg youth football and cheerleading league, home of the Green and Gold Hornets, is gearing up for open registration.

A new mini mite flag football division for 5-year-olds (age 5 by Sept. 30, 2015) has been created.

Spaces are also available for mites (ages 6-7) and cheerleaders of all ages (6-13) but only limited spaces for 8- to 11-year-old football players.

Interest for a juniors division ages 12-14 is being fielded.

For more information, visit http://www.leaguelineup.com/wyfcl, email at president.wyfcl@gmail.com or call publicity commissioner Jennifer Waymire at 604-1450.

Jamestown baseball team holding fundraiser

The Jamestown high school baseball team will hold its annual spring break baseball camp fundraiser on April 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jamestown High.

To register, email Michael.Kuebler@wjccschools.org.

VAM2 presents Boat Buffin’ Barbecue

Virginia Maritime Ministries is presenting its sailing season kickoff on April 11 with the annual Boat Buffin’ Barbecue in shifts of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2-6 p.m.

All-crew BBQ fellowship is in between the shifts.

Genesis, (flagship of VAM2, will be on the hard at Godspeed Lane, Williamsburg 23185.

Expect top-down deep-cleaning, then compounding and polish (bring your auto-buffers) plus life-jackets and personal gear cleaning and sanitizing/stowing interior of cabin, equipment and gear.

Get familiar with Genesis inside and out, and with future friends as crew working now, but sailing together later this season.

RSVP David@VAM2.org for crew count, and for more information, call 631 495-8654.

Longbow archery tourney slated for May

The Jay Gaynor Memorial Tournament will be held May 2-3 at New Quarter Park.

Registration (deadline April 15) for the traditional longbow archery competition is limited.

For more information, contact Wayne Randolph at 757-229-8680.

Queens Lake 5K this Saturday

The 22nd annual Queens Lake 5K Run will be held April 4 at New Quarter Park.

The race is the primary fundraiser for the Colonial Road Runners Scholarship Fund, and is in memory of Michael Mann and Tom Ray.

The Colonial Road Runners Grand Prix Event will again be organized by the Colonial Road Runners, and 100 percent of the proceeds, after race expenses, will go to the CRR Scholarship Fund.

Registration Saturday morning starts at 7:30 a.m. at the park’s main pavilion. New Quarter Park is located at the end of Lakeshead Drive, just past the Queens Lake neighborhood. A mile fun run begins at 8:30 a.m., and the 5K run begins at 9 a.m.

For further race info and an entry form, visit the CRR website at: www.colonialroadrunners.org, or contact race director Rick Platt by phone at 757-345-1431 or by email at rickplatt1@juno.com.

Online registration is also available until noon Friday at www.runsignup.com. Entries can also be dropped off at Colonial Sports on Jamestown Road.

 

 

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