Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 15, 2005
Sports Wrap – March 15, 2005

Sportsmen Expo on weekend.

The 7th Annual Utah International Sportsmen’s Exposition will be held Thursday- Sunday, March 17-20, at the South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Show hours are Thursday-Friday, 12-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults. Youth age 12 and under will be admitted free of charge.

Tickets are available at the show box office. Money-saving coupons are available at Gart Sports and Big O’ Tire stores. Show information is available at HYPERLINK “http://www. sportsexpos.com”

Buffs netters blank foe

Tooele began the 2005 boys tennis season in strong fashion with a 5-0 whitewash of Granger Thursday at THS.

The Buffs singles players of Cody Castle, Sean Neuman and Brian Buzianis posted victories as did the doubles teams of Denis Tillman- Greg Auxier and Hayden Farley-Josh Snow to begin the campaign in strong fashion.

The buffs host Granite today in a preseason affair at 3:30 p.m. The team is coached by Derek Smith.

Cowgirls fall to Vikings

Pleasant Grove rallied for three runs in the bottom of the sixth to capture a 5-4 triumph over Grantsville Monday in preseason action.

The Lady Vikings managed five hits for the game while the Cowgirls recorded a pair of hits. Grantsville opened the season last Tuesday with a victory over Hunter in non-league action.

The Cowgirls return to action Thursday when Grantsville hosts Woods Cross at 3 p.m. They will venture to St. George this weekend to compete in the annual St. George High School Girls Softball tournament Friday and Saturday.

Adult softball scheduled

Tooele County is now registering teams for coed, women and men’s adult softball.

Deadline is April 26.

For more information, contact Aaron Perkins at 241-0057 or 843- 4010.

Erda men’s, co-ed teams needed

The Erda Men’s and Co-ed Softball Leagues are getting prepared for the 2005 seasons.

There will be men’s competition every Tuesday and co-ed on Thursday. The leagues are now accepting league fees and rosters for the upcoming season. There will be a first-come, first-serve basis so get your entry fee and rosters in as soon as possible to reserve your place in the league.

The entry fee is $350 per team. For more information contact Ty Judd at 882-4479 or 840-4379.

Golf passes will be needed soon

The Oquirrh Hills Golf Course would like to remind all golfers that have a 2004 season pass the pass will expire on April 1.

The 2005 passes are now available at the pro shop as well as trail fees for carts and storage fees are also due at that time. Prices for the passes are the same as last year.

Also all golfers who have a credit or charge accounts at the Oquirrh Hills golf shop must have their accounts cleared up by March 31. Prize credits will be forfeited if not cleared by that date. Please check with the pro shop if not sure.

Please call 882-4220 for more information.

Spring schedules needed ASAP

The Tooele Transcript-Bulletin sports department is still in need of spring high school teams turning in their 2005 schedules.

The spring season has already begun for many Tooele County spring sports. But schedules and rosters need to be turned into the front office or FAX to 882-6123.

Jr. soccer

The 3 to 4 year-old junior soccer classes start March 8, Tuesday or Thursday 5-6 p.m.

The entry fee is $25.

This program is designed to teach young athletes the fundamentals of soccer.

For more information, call Trina at 843-8471 or stop by P.L.A.Y. Sports at 1212 N. Main St. Monday-Thursday 12-2 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m.

Adult dodgeball

Adult dodgeball is open to everyone age 18 and over.

The cost is $40 and includes a team T-shirt. Teams are 6-10 players and one female is required per team. Discounts will be given to full teams of six or more players.

Season starts March 16 and runs eight weeks with games once a week in the evening. A tournament at the end of the season features first and second place cash prizes.

For more information, call Trina at 843-8471.

Tooele boys soccer alumni scheduled

This year’s Boys soccer game will be held on Saturday, April 9, at Tooele High School. Any past players who plan on playing must contact Coach Wilcox to reserve a spot. Players will not be allowed to play if they do not call. Coach Wilcox can be contacted at Tooele High at 833-1978, home at 843- 7013 or at cwilcox@m.tooele.k12. ut.us. Please call ASAP to reserve your spot.

Tooele Babe Ruth needs uniforms, equipment returned

The Tooele babe Ruth Baseball League is asking all parents and coaches to search their garages and closets for player pants and equipment. A number of pants were not returned at the end of last season. By reusing the pants each year the cost of registration can be reduced. Several coaches still have not turned in their equipment from last season. Those items are also critical to keeping league coasts to a minimum.

If you have any of these items, please call 882-6854 for pick-up.

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