Local soccer referees sought
STEUBENVILLE - The Mahoning Valley Soccer Officials Association will host certification clinics for those interested in being licensed youth soccer referees.
A clinic for new referees will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on March 9. The cost is $100.
A re-certification clinic for existing Grade 8 or 9 referees will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on March 23. The cost is $50.
Both clinics will be held at Eastern Gateway Community College, Room 2500, and require the completion of an online training portion prior to attending the clinic. Details can be found at www.ohnrefs.org.
Successful completion of the clinic and online training will earn applicants a 2013 United States Soccer Federation Grade 8 license, making them eligible to officiate recreational and travel soccer games, including those for the Jefferson Kiwanis Youth Soccer Club, at a rate of $10-$40 per game.
For registration details, visit www.ohnrefs.org or call the JKYSC referee coordinator at (740) 424-6010.
Creek boosters to hold fundraiser
WINTERSVILLE - The Indian Creek Athletic Boosters will hold a Night at the Races Saturday at St. Florian Hall. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with the poker tournament beginning at 6 p.m. and the races at 7 p.m. The cost is $10 per person, $60 for the poker tournament buy-in and $50 for an add-on.
Baseball, softball sign-ups to be held
CHESTER - Oak Glen Junior Bears baseball and softball will hold sign-ups for boys ages 4-14 and girls ages 4-15 at the Chester Volunteer Fire Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Cost is $50 for the first child, $40 for second child, and $25 for each additional child with additional fundraiser.
For information, call (330) 383-1886.
Smithfield to hold registration
SMITHFIELD - The Smithfield Little League will hold sign-ups from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. 2 p.m. March 2 at the Smithfield Firehouse for T-ball (ages 5-6), Pinto (7-8), Mustang (9-10) and Bronco (11-12). Cost is $40 per child of $60 per family.
Softball sign-ups will also be held for ages 10-and-under, 14-and-under and 18-and-under. Fees are $50 per child and $10 for each additional family member.
For information, contact league president Mike Watt at (740) 733-9956.
Wintersville baseball sign-ups set
STEUBENVILLE - The Wintersville Baseball Association will hold registration from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday in front of Hibbett Sports at the Fort Steuben Mall.
The league is open to children who will be 5 to 14 years old before April 30. New players should bring birth certificates when registering.
For information, visit www.wintersvillebaseball.com.
Richmond to hold sign-ups
RICHMOND - The Richmond Baseball/Softball Association will hold sign-ups from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Richmond Lighthouse Church.
Cost is $45 for the first child, $35 for the second child and $20 for the third child. Cash or check will be accepted. Sign-ups will be at the church only. Online sign-ups will not be accepted.
For information, send an e-mail to Richmonbaseball43944@gmail.com.
Toronto sign-ups to be held
TORONTO - The Toronto Softball League will hold sign-ups from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Roosevelt Recreation Center. The cost is $50 for the first child, $30 for the second child and $20 for each additional child. Cash or check will be accepted.
Follansbee to hold sign-ups
FOLLANSBEE - The Follansbee Girls Fastpitch Softball League will hold registration from noon to 3 p.m. March 2 at the Garibaldi Club. The cost is $50 for one child, $35 for the second child and $30 for the third child.
For information, contact Joe Birmingham at (304) 670-8452.
Pleasant Hill to hold sign-ups
PLEASANT HILL - The Pleasant Hill Baseball and Softball League will hold registration from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Hill Elementary and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Registration fees are to be paid at time of registration. A copy of the player's birth certificate is required.
For information, call (740) 381-1866.
Bergholz to hold sign-ups
BERGHOLZ - Sign-up for Bergholz baseball and softball will be held at the Bergholz Volunteer Fire Department from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
It is open to all boys and girls in the area with T-Ball for ages 5-6; coach pitch (7-8); and baseball/softball (9-14).
The cost is $40 for the first child in the family and $30 for each additional child in a family. The fee is payable at sign-up.
For information, contact Dick Law at (740) 543-3461.
Softball sign-ups to be held
STEUBENVILLE - The Steubenville Girls Softball League will hold registration for girls ages 8-15 from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday in the Steubenville High School commons area. The cost is $40 for the first child and $20 for each additional child.
For information, contact Butch Brown at (740) 497-3792 or Jeremy Groves at (740) 424-2859.
Buckeye to host mandatory meeting
RAYLAND - The OHSAA requires athletes and parents of all athletes to attend a sportsman/eligibility meeting before your child may participate in scholastic athletics or cheerleading.
The Buckeye Local meeting for junior high and high school students will be held at 5 p.m. on Feb. 28 at the high school.