WHS football tickets on sale

Tickets to Friday’s district 15-4A opening game at Terrell are available now until 2 p.m. Friday at the Waxahachie Daily Light office and at Neighborhood Credit Union.

Kick off is set for 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for students and children.

Maypearl Madness

There are only two days remaining to sign up for the Maypearl Madness Tournament for baseball coach pitch teams. There are also openings for 15-18U teams.

Coaches that sign up will decide if they want to play Saturday double elimination, or Saturday/Sunday three-game guarantee.

The cost is $200 per team.  Sign up by going to www.quickscores.com/ibt.


golf benefit tournament

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

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

Registration open for

5K run for education

The officers and board members for the Education Foundation for Waxahachie ISD announce that registration is open for the first Legacy Run, slated for Oct. 8.

The Legacy Run will be presented by local homebuilder, Lillian Custom Homes. The theme for this year’s event is “Lights. Camera. Hachie!”

The Legacy Run will feature a 5K and one-mile fun run/walk that will begin and end at the newly renovated Lumpkins Stadium.

Early registration for the family-friendly event runs through Sept. 23. Adult cost to participate is $25 and students are $10. Children 4 and younger are free with the purchase of an adult registration entrance fee. The foundation is also offering a Family4Pack-discount.

Participants may continue to register after the early registration deadline and on the day of the race for a fee of $30 for adults.

Runners and walkers may register and pay online, by mail or in person. To register and pay for the race online, visit the Legacy Run website at www.wisdlegacyrun.org.

For more information on the 2011 Legacy Run: Lights. Camera. Hachie!, contact the Education Foundation for WISD at 972-923-4631, visit wisdlegacyrun.org or email: legacyrun@wisdeducationfoundation.org.

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. Contact James Helms at 972-825-1671 or by email at deucej02@yahoo.com.

11U select baseball

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

11U baseball team

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

Waxahachie gymnastics center joins world record try

The Waxahachie Gymnastics Center will join forces with gymnastics clubs across the country on Sept. 17 to break the world record for most handstands held simultaneously.

The attempt will start at noon Saturday and the open gym will start at 11 a.m. The gym is located at 150 Butcher Road.

National Gymnastics Day, Sept. 17, gymnasts, families, friends and enthusiasts nationwide kick up their feet for “The Year of the Handstand.”

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