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, which will take place during homecoming weekend, 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 (kindergarten-12th grade) 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 to those wishing to make this a family affair.

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.

Participants also have the option of downloading a race registration form and mailing it to the Education Foundation or stopping by the Waxahachie ISD administration building, located at 411 N. Gibson St.

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

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.

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 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.

Junior Adult Golf Tournament

Waxahachie Country Club will be hosting a two-person scramble, nine-hole tournament Saturday, Sept. 24.

The tournament will begin at 5 p.m. and the first 30 teams to register will be entered.

The cost is $20 per adult and $10 per junior. Prizes will be given to all kids and there will be tee gifts for juniors.

To register, e-mail Devin Thomas at devint@pga.com or call and leave a message at 214-727-8190.

Baseball tournaments

The Optimist fields in Waxahachie will host baseball tournaments this weekend for all ages.

The levels are: modified t-ball, 7/8U coach pitch, 9/10U, 11/12U and 13/14U.

The modified t-ball level will include three pitches to player from a coach and if he does not hit it then they get 3 swings off the tee or coaches may choose to give the player six pitches to the batter. This cost is $125 per team.

The 7/8U coach pitch entry is $250 per team. 

The 9/10U and 11/12U  entry is $330 per team. 

The 13/14U entry is $350 per team.

There is a three-game guarantee, including two pool play games on Saturday and single elimination on Sunday. 

Deadline to sign up is noon Wednesday.

The tournament will be played under USSSA/National rules with the addition of a five-run per inning limit in t-ball, six-run per inning limit in coach pitch, and seven-run per inning limit in all other age groups.

This is an open/unsanctioned tournament and to register, visit www.quickscores.com/waxoptimistfields  or call James at 972-825-1671.

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