Softball registration

Waxahachie Youth Baseball Association will now provide softball for Waxahachie area girls. Registration is available online at wybonline.org. Divisions will range from 5-6U t-ball to 14U kid pitch. Each league will have an eight-game season with games played Monday-Tuesday at the Waxahachie Sports Complex starting Sept. 6.

Hachie Heat baseball

The Hachie Heat select baseball teams will be holding tryouts for 10U and 11U. Heat stands for the type of players the teams are looking for; Hard-working, Endurance, Attitude and Talent. Games are played locally. For more information, contact James Helms at 972-825-1671 or by email at deucej02@yahoo.com.

13U baseball tryouts

Waxahachie Tribe baseball is striving to field two teams for the upcoming season. Tryouts will be Aug. 20 and Aug. 27 for Waxahachie residents only. Tribe Baseball will be coached by former WHS Indian/Mississippi State Bulldog Ricky Joe Redd. For more information, contact Ricky Joe Redd at 972-567-4115 or Jarod Neil 214-497-3390.

11U select baseball

The Hachie Horns 11U select baseball team will be hosting tryouts for the fall. For more information, contact Michael Snowden 469-245-7250 or Chris Helms 972-351-4822.

11U baseball team

A new 11U AA baseball team is forming and looking for players that display dedication, hard work and commitment for the upcoming 2011 fall season. For tryout information, contact Mike Roque at 214-289-3224 or email texasbash@yahoo.com.

WYBA fall registration

Waxahachie Youth Baseball fall registration is open online at wybonline.org. Divisions range from 3-4U Blast Ball to 14U.

Back to school clinic

Club Express will be hosting back to school volleyball clinics for junior high school students entering sixth-eighth grade at the Waxahachie YMCA. The clinic will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. and 7:30-9 p.m. each night. The cost is $10 per session while discounts are given for multiple sessions. The clinics will be held Aug. 8-11. Online registration is available at clubexpressvolleyball.com. For more information, contact Kathy Lawson at 214-886-9972.

Support Tori Bingham

Waxahachie senior volleyball player Tori Bingham was injured in a rollover Thursday, July 28. Several events have been set up to help her family with medical expenses.

Wednesday, Aug. 10, a car wash at Chicken Express will be held to help raise money starting at 5 p.m.

L&B Photography will be holding free mini sessions, with donation, that includes a 30 minute session and a CD as well as a copyright release. Email Megan Osmer at meganosmer10@yahoo.com to schedule a appointment. All proceeds will go to the Bingham family.

Donation jars have been placed around Waxahachie to help raise funds. Jars are at Chick-fil-A, IHOP, Starbucks, Whataburger, Fuzzy’s, Merry Toppins, Sun Yur Bunz and The Chisolm Grill.

Soccer lessons

Riley Soccer Academy will begin weekly lessons for all soccer players looking to get extra training Wednesday, Aug. 31.

The Academy be every Wednesday at Lions Park for all ages and will be separated by age groups.  Cost is $10 for ages 4-6 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and $15 for ages 7 and up and will be from 6:30-8.

There will be a group just for goalkeepers ages 8 and up. The Academy will provide private lesson opportunities and team training for local teams as well as speed and agility training for all athletes and teams. 

Information can be found at www.rileysocceracademy.com.

Club soccer players

The Kernow Storm is looking for soccer players for the upcoming season. Led by coach Antony Penna the club will have both boys and girls teams for ages U6 through U19 open to all skills levels and to anyone in Ellis County and beyond.

For more information on joining the club, visit www.stormfc.net or call Antony at 254-220-3284.

Football season tickets

With the 2011 football season near the information for season tickets has been released. Sales to current season ticket holders will begin Aug. 23 while new season ticket sales begin Sept. 1.

All ticket sales will be held at the Waxahachie Ninth Grade Academy library, a new location from previous seasons. Tickets are $32 per seat.

Sales to current season ticket holders will be held from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, Thursday, Aug. 25 and from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27.

Trade Day will be from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 before new season tickets are released from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1.

Tickets not picked up by 4 p.m. from current season ticket holders will be released Aug. 27. For more information, contact Tiffani or Terri Siebert at 972-937-5937 or tiffanisiebert@gmail.com.

Meals-on-Wheels

golf benefit tournament

The Ellis and Johnson County Meals-on-Wheels 2011 golf benefit will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, at Hidden Creek Golf Course in Burleson.

Registration and sponsorship opportunities are available online at www.mowjec.org/golf_benefit. For more information, contact Meals-on-Wheels at 817-558-2840 or by email at info@mowjec.org.

Academy soccer program

The Kernow Storm FC is offering an All-star Academy Soccer Program taught by its dedicated coaching staff. Games are played on Sundays as to not conflict with other leagues while players improve at a rapid pace due to structured training. Competing is against some of the best teams in the DFW area while practices are held in Waxahachie. Open tryouts are under way and will be held until Aug. 20. The program is open to 7U-10U. For more information on joining the program, visit www.stormfc.net or call Antony Penna at 254-220-3284.

Homeschool basketball

DasCHE Basketball registration is underway for 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U boys and girls based on age as of Sept. 1.

Practice starts Sept. 8 and will be held from 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday at the Crossroads of Life Church, 123 West Highway 67, in Duncanville. Season games are against area private schools and other home school teams.  Teams will also participate in the State and National Homeschool Basketball tournaments at the end of the season.

For additional information and online registration, please visit www.dasche.org; click on “Sports” on the left margin menu and follow links and prompts. 

On-site registration will be available on Aug. 11 at 6:30 p.m., at the DasCHE Academic Coop registration at Faith Bible Church located at 1437 W. Pleasant Run Road in DeSoto. Registration ends Aug. 15.

Adult softball tourney

A benefit adult co-ed softball tournament will be held in honor of Matthew Glasco starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Waxahachie Sports Complex.

Glasco is a student at Waxahachie Faith Family Academy and is entering his second battle with cancer.

All proceeds from the tournament will be presented directly to his family. The double elimination tournament is $200 per team. For more information, contact Shanna Kindrick at 214-621-7568.

Have a sporting event or in need of players to fill the team? Email announcements to chad.wilson@wninews.com. The announcements run free of charge on a space available basis.