|Local sports in brief|
|Wednesday, January 18, 2012|
Dixie Youth baseball -- Signups have begun for the Dixie Youth Baseball in Lebanon. To register, just visit www.lebanonrotarybaseball.com. Players must be between 9-12 years of age as of April 30, 2012. Tryouts will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Lebanon Rotary baseball fields in Baird Park. Space is limited and will be on the first signup basis. There is no charge to pay. Call 615-308-9230 for more information.
January volleyball at CU -- A volleyball clinic held at Cumberland University’s Dalls Floyd recreation Center Saturday, Jan. 28 between the hours of 9 a.m. - 12 Noon for girls ages 8-18. Cost is $40. For more information, contact Cumberland volleyball coach Dwayne Deering at: 615-547-1318 or 615-449-4975. You may also go online at: www.gocumberlandathletics.com click on CAMPS AND CLINICS.
Youth Baseball Expo -- The Cumberland baseball program will host a Youth Baseball Expo as well as a Coaches Clinic during the weekend of February 17-18 at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium, the Benton Jennings Indoor Facility and the Jeanette C. Rudy Clubhouse.
The Coaches Clinic will take place on Friday, Feb. 17 from 7-8:30 p.m. Any and all coaches are invited to the clinic at no cost to learn from the community’s premiere baseball coach, Cumberland’s Woody Hunt, who begins his 31st season at the helm of the Bulldog program in 2012, and his staff.
The clinic and expo for ages 8-14 run from 9 a.m.-Noon on Saturday, Feb. 18. The day starts with registration at 8:30 a.m., with in struction and station work beginning at 9 a.m.
Cost is $10 per player and includes lunch. Cumberland players and staff will instruct players during the workout and a baseball card show and autographs will take place for all ages starting around 10:30 a.m.
Interested parties may pre-register for the event at www.lebanonyouthlittleleague.com.