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first_imgThe Hazlet Youth Athletic League will be holding its annual girls softball tournament July 23 – 31. The tournament’s age group brackets are under-8, under-10, under-12 and under-14. The entrance fee is $275, $200 for the under-8 event. Teams interested can contact HYAL at 264-3060, box No. 6, or register on the Web at: Amateur Athletic Union teams are not eligible for the tournament and the age group cut-off date is Jan. 1, 2000. The New Jersey 4-H Development Fund is sponsoring a golf outing on Monday at the Olde York Country Club, Columbus. The event starts at 11 a.m. with registration, and tee-off time is 1 p.m. The round of golf will be followed by a dinner with the presentation of awards. For more information, call Patty Gares at (908) 782-5011. The Matawan Huskies, an under-12 boys soccer team, finished the spring season in second place, just a point out of first. The Huskies won their last game of the campaign 4-2 over the previously unbeaten Bridgewater Eagles. The Huskies’ goals were made by Colin Cecere, Scott Fegler, Robbie Libraty and Steve Martinez. These players along with the rest of the team, Brett Cannon, Jeff Colodin, Dan Conti, Jon Foster, Adam Garcia, Rob Gartner, David Goodman, Tom Howley, Josh Mooney, Ted Okosi, Matt Shalhoub and Kenny Pesile, had a great season. The Battle of Monmouth Rockets, an under-15 (in the fall) boys soccer team, is actively seeking players for the fall/spring 2000/2001 seasons. Workouts in the coming week will be arranged for interested players. Contact Steve at (732) 409-6781 or e-mail at [email protected] for more information. The Freehold Area Running Club’s 18th Annual Bud Light 2000 Summer Race Series begins tonight at Battlefield State Park in Manalapan. The featured 5K race will set off at 6:50 p.m. At 6:10 there will be kids’ races and at 6:30 a one-mile Fun Run. The series will continue Wednesday evenings through the summer concluding on Aug. 2. For more information on the Summer Race Series or other FARC events, call the club’s hotline at 431-2627 or on the web at The Shootingstar Fastpitch Summer Softball Camp in Monmouth County will be held July 10-13 (rain date July 14). The camp runs 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is for players of all positions. Hitting, bunting, base running and the basic fundamentals of the sports will be taught. Bob DiBernardo, the highly successful high school coach, whose teams have won nine league championships, three county titles, five state sectional crowns and the 1991 state championship (32-0 Ramsey, ranked No. 1 in the state), is running the camp. There will be game action. Cost is $145. Team rates and second-in-family discounts are available. Call DiBernardo at 938-6019 or visiting his Web site at Monmouth Power Sports Club will host the following camps and clinics: Basketball Guard/Post Players Clinics,. Monday through June 29, Football Quarterback Camp, July 6-8 and Baseball Camp, Aug. 11-14. The camps and clinics are open to boys and girls in grades K-9. For more information, call (732) 833-5020.last_img

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