Area notices

Running events

THE SECOND ANNUAL ORWELL SPRING FEVER 5K/1-MILE RUN will be held May 10. The event is sponsored by the Country Neighbor Program, Inc. and the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary of the Village of Orwell. Registration prior to April 30 is $20 and those runners are guaranteed a T-shirt and a tote bag. For those taking part in same-day registration, the registration fee will be $30 and will have t-shirts available on a first, come first serve basis. The 5K will begin at 8 a.m. and the 1-mile run will begin at 8:30 a.m. with an awards ceremony to follow. Award medals will be given for the overall top three finishers as well as the top three in of the following age groups: 14 and under; 15 to 19; 20 to 29; 30 to 39; 40 to 49; 50 to 54; 55 to 59; 60 to 64; 65 to 69; 70 to 74; 75 to 80; and 81-and-over. Registration forms can be found on the Village of Orwell’s website at or may be picked up from Country Neighbor, 39 South Maple Street, in Orwell.


THE 13th ANNUAL MICHAEL “MICKEY” MICHALOJKO SCRATCH BOWLING TOURNAMENT will be held April 13 at Colonia Lanes in New Castle. The format is two, four-game qualifying squads. Qualifiers then compete in a finals format, which begins immediately following the afternoon squad. There is space for 72 bowlers. For more information, contact 724-654-5000.


THE HOWLAND LITTLE TIGERS football and cheerleading squads are looking for head coaches for the 2014-2015 season. Contact Joe Gillis at 330-856-0468 if you or someone you know is interested. Positions open to parents also. All applicants must be 18 or over and pass a background check.

Volleyball camps

HUBBARD HIGH SCHOOL is announcing its two volleyball camps for this summer. The first is the Hubbard Instructional camp, which will be held from June 9 through 11 from 9 a.m. to noon for girls in second through ninth grades. The cost is $50. The second camp is the Shenango Valley Volleyball camp, being held June 23 and 24 for girls in fifth through 12th grades. The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is $65. The camp staff will include college and high school coaches, college players and former elite high school players. Registration forms can be found at or contact coach Jeremy Porter at 330-550-1658 or

AUSTINTOWN FITCH VOLLEYBALL will be hosting a fifth and sixth grade volleyball camp on June 12 and June 13. For more information, contact coach Steve Mohr by email

AUSTINTOWN FITCH VOLLEYBALL will be hosting a seventh and eighth grade volleyball camp June 18 through June 20. For more information, coach Steve Mohr by email


LaBRAE LITTLE VIKINGS youth football and cheerleading sign-ups will be held Saturday, May 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Bascom Elementary School on North Leavitt Road. For more information, find us on Facebook or call Pam at 330-240-2353. Children must be 6 years of age but no older than 12 by May 1. Contact Pam 330-240-2353 or Nikki 330-978-8989 for more information.

THE JOSEPH BADGER SOCCER ORGANIZATION will hold registration on Monday, April 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Badger School cafeteria, 7119 state Route 7 in Kinsman. Registration forms will be available at the school and on our website, Cost is $45 for ages 5 to 11 (U6 through U12) and for ages 12 to 14 (U15) is $50 per player. This is for the fall season, which starts in August. Forms also may be mailed to P.O. Box 154 Kinsman, Ohio 44428 by May 1. The program is open to all area youth, regardless of school district. Any questions, call 330-876-0320.

NEWTON FALLS LITTLE TIGERS will be holding sign ups for football and cheer leading on May 10 and 24 at the Community center stone pavilion. The sign ups will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sign ups are for children 6 to 12 years old as of July 31. Bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate for the league. The cost is $ 60 registration fee with $20 volunteer fee. For information, contact Angie Wilcox at 330-872-7027 or for cheerleading, call Carrie Byrd at 330- 301-6131.


THE WARREN SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION has a few openings remaining for its men’s competitive league, Sunday men’s and co-ed league. The deadlines for registration and league fees are Monday, May 12 at 6 p.m. If anyone is interested in entering a team, contact Marc at 330-349-4848 or email

MATHEWS GIRLS BASKETBALL is looking for a sixth team for their summer basketball league. Games will be played in the evening beginning in May. If interested, call Mathews coach Joe Bornemiss at 330-531-2461.

INTERFAITH SOFTBALL is looking for any team that is interested in joining. The league is ASA sanctioned with a low entry fee. If interested, call Al Ratini at 330-872-0626.


CRANBERRY HILLS LADIES GOLF LEAGUE is accepting new members. A round-up meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on April 24 at the Cranberry Hills Club House. The league plays on Thursday mornings at 9 a.m. Individiual play for weekly events will begin May 1, weather permitting, and run through August. Call Jan at 330-856-6158 for more information.

THE PACKARD ELECTRIC LADIES GOLF LEAGUE is holding its membership signup for the 2014 golf season on April 12 at Tamer Win Golf Course Clubhouse at 1 p.m. League play begins May12 at Tamer Win and May13 at Vienna Short Holes. The short-hole division welcomes beginner golfers and experienced golfers who want to improve their short game. The cost is $26 to join one division or $28 to join both divisions. Bring cash or a check made payable to: The Packard Electric Ladies Golf League. If you are unable to attend the membership signup, mail your name, address, phone number and payment by May 5. Be sure to identify and include any changes to your address or phone numbers and which division(s) you are joining to: Carol Calhoun, 1000 Janet Drive NE, Warren, Ohio 44481. Dues must be paid prior to the start of league play to participate or for your scores to count toward the total number of games played for the season and to be eligible for weekly prizes and events. Golfers do not have to be Delphi Packard Electric or General Motors employees to join. New members must provide their established handicap or establish a handicap to be eligible for weekly events and prizes. Tee times for Tamer Win are: 3:34 to 4:16 p.m. or 5:05 to 5:33 p.m. Tee times for Vienna Short Holes are: 9 to 11:30 a.m. (seniors, new and slower players) or 3 to 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Sharon Gilmore at 330-637-1250.

CANDYWOOD WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEN’S GOLF LEAGUE is looking for one team for the upcoming season. If interested, contact the golf course at 330-399-4217 or 330-652-1222.

THE CANFIELD GOLF LEAGUE is looking for new members for the 2014 season that opens on April 23 at Flying B Golf Course. The league has been in operation for 50 years and plays on Wednesday nights. The league is unique because the members do not play head-to-head every week, instead golfers are assigned to teams and the low net scores are used to compute points that are awarded for that week. Interested golfers can contact the league secretary/treasurer Terry Kekic at or call 330-533-5743 for more details.

YANKETTES WOMEN’S LEAGUE has openings for the 2014 season. Play begins May 7 and goes through Aug. 27 at Yankee Run. If interseted call Patty at 330-448-8096.

TUESDAY TRAVELING SENIOR GOLF is seeking members for the upcoming season. Call Paul Kandel at 330-847-7946 or Murph Miller at 330-727-1564 for more information.

TAMER WIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT MEN’S LEAGUE is holding a meeting at 4 p.m. on April 19. The league begins April 23 and is a point-system format. For more information or to sign up, call Jim at 330-652-9142 or Tamer Win at 330-637-2881.

RIVERVIEW WEDNESDAY NIGHT NEWTON FALLS CITY LEAGUE (a two-man league) has openings in the early and late divisions. If interested, contact Riverview at 330-898-5674 or Larry Bolino at 330-727-5846.

SUNDAY COUPLES LEAGUE at Candywood has a few openings. Golf is every other Sunday, starting May 4. For more information, call Sam at 330-544-2703.

TUESDAY PAR MATES LADIES LEAGUE at Candywood has openings. Play starts May 6. For more information, call Eleanor at 330-544-2703 before April 9.


THE OHIO FURY SOFTBALL PROGRAM will hold Star Spangle Shootout ASA Eastern Qualifier Girls Softball Tournament on July 4 through July 6 at KC Geiger Park in St. Mary, 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 by e-mail at

USSSA SOFTBALL will hold a tournament qualifier on April 26 at Silver Park in Alliance. The tournament is double-elimination format with a 10-team limit for Class E men. Entry fee is $175 plus sanction fee. The winner gets a paid state berth. To enter, call Floyd at 330-371-3624 or 330-823-2008.

THE FOURTH ANNUAL BATTING FOR LYDIA FASTPITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT for 10U, 12U and 14U recreational and travel ball teams will be held on May 24. The tournament is a one-day tournament with a two-game guarantee. It will be held at the Sharpsville Softball Complex. Cost is $150. For more information, contact Mark Piccirilli at 724-977-7343.


THE OHIO FURY SOFTBALL PROGRAM will hold Star Spangle Shootout Baseball Tournament on July 4 through July 6 at KC Geiger Park in St. Mary, Ohio. There are 14U, 16U, 18U and American Legion divisions. If interested contact Mike Short at 419-738-3795 or by e-mail at