Soccer lessons

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

The Academy will 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.

Meals-on-Wheels

golf 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.

WJHS basketball tryouts

Tryouts for Howard and Finley Junior High School basketball tryouts will be Thursday and Friday, Aug. 25-26. Eighth-grade tryouts begin at 2:45 p.m. each day while Seventh-grade begins at 5:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Howard coordinator Bridgett Melton at 972-923-4771 ext. 407 or Finley coordinator Patricia Chancellor at 972-923-4680 ext. 510.

WYBA 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.

In-person sign-ups will be held Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Optimist Fields.

Hachie 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.

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