Benefit 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.

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.

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.

Waxahachie soccer

Waxahachie Soccer Association is accepting registrations for the upcoming fall season for youth ages 3-16. Registration is available online at www.waxahachiesoccer.org through Aug. 6.

In-person registration will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at Hibbett Sports in Waxahachie. The fall season starts Sept. 10. For more information, contact Cathy Aydelott at registrar@waxahachiesoccer.org.

Club soccer players needed

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.

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.

13U major baseball

The Dallas Tigers 13U majors baseball team is holding open tryouts from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Optimist Fields in Waxahachie. For more information, contact Armando Sanchez at 972-814-7170.

13U Tribe 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 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.

Back to school clinic

Club Express will be hosting back to school volleyball clinics for junior high school students 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.

Chick-fil-A will be holding a spirit day in honor of Tori from 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8. You must go inside, order and put your receipt in the designated jar and a percentage of the purchase will be given to the Bingham family. Wednesday, Aug. 10, a car wash at Chicken Express will be held to help raise money starting at 5 p.m.

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.

WHS football dates

Waxahachie High School has released important dates regarding the 2011 football season. The weight room is open from 3-6 p.m. daily while Operation head-start began Monday, July 25 and runs through Thursday, Aug. 4 at Howard Junior High. Head-start begins at 6 p.m.

A parent meeting for ALL 2011 WHS football players will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, in the Fine Arts Center at WHS.

Player meetings will be held in the little theater at WHS on Aug. 4. The meetings begin at 9 a.m. with the senior class and end at 10:30 a.m. with the freshmen. Impact testing in the library will immediately follow the player meetings.

Practice begins at 6:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, while media day will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, starting at 7 a.m. Meet the Indians will be held Thursday, Aug. 18, at 8 p.m. before the first scrimmage will be held Friday, Aug. 19.

For more information regarding the 2011 football season, contact the field house at 972-923-4606.

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.

NFL fitness training

Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader trainer Jay Johnson is bringing his fitness program, and some Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders, to Waxahachie this month to benefit the Cherokee Charmers.

Jay’s Boot Camp, a four-week fitness program, will be held from 7-8 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday from July 25 through Aug. 17 at the Howard Junior High School at 265 Broadhead Road.

Sponsored by the Cherokee Charmer Booster Club and Taco Cabana Catering, Jay’s Boot Camp is offering a significant discount. The program, typically $225, will be $120 for a four-week workout.

The program is open to men and women of all ages who want to get in shape. To register, visit www.jaysbootcamp.com and click on the button for “Special Boot Camp in Waxahachie Starts July 25” or call 972-373-8344.

Tennis camp

Certified tennis coach Cris Perkins is offering tennis camp and is also available for lessons. Camp will be held at the courts behind Frank Seale Middle School, 700 George Hopper Road, Midlothian.

For further information, contact Perkins at 817-938-5937 or visit his website at www.forehandfrenzy.com.

Junior golf camps

Waxahachie Country Club is offering weekly golf camps in August. The camps are open to children from 6-16 years of age.

This year’s camps include new golf and swim camps as well as advanced camps for experienced juniors. Call Devin Thomas at 972-937-3521 to sign up or get more information.

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.

Indian football program

Plans are underway for the 2011 Waxahachie Indian Football Program that will be on sale at all four home games this season. Player ads are available in three price ranges and are due by Aug. 14.

For more information on the player program ads, contact Monica Fay at 214-616-1472 or Laura Villarreal at 972-825-1027.

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.

WYBA fall registration

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

Softball lessons

Former Waxahachie High School standout softball players Tori and Briana Banda are available for softball lessons all summer long. Open to girls of all ages, the lessons will teach players every area of the game including pitching and catching. For more information, contact Tori at 972-679-7860.

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