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Officials clinic

PERU — The Illinois Valley Volleyball Officials Association will host its annual IHSA Level 1 and Level 2 Volleyball Officials Clinic from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Peru's Parkside School, 1800 Church St. This is a certified IHSA clinic which will meet the necessary clinic requirements for current and new officials. Anyone interested in becoming an registered IHSA official is encouraged to attend.

For more information, contact Patti Blumhorst at 815-303-3178 or

PHS softball clinic

PRINCETON —  The Princeton High School softball team will host a softball camp for girls in Grades 4-8 on March 10 at PHS. The clinic will run from noon to 3 p.m. The PHS coaching staff and players will provide clinic instruction.

Cost of the clinic is $30, and each participant will receive a T-shirt along with water and snacks provided. For more information and to register, call PHS coach Bob James at (815) 872-0579.

BFA meeting

LASALLE — The Better Fishing Association of Northern Illinois will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the VFW Post 4668 Hall, located at 24th and Donohue streets in LaSalle. There will be no board meeting before the meeting this month.

On the agenda is the approval of proposed slate of board members and advisors. Other topics include a report on the L-P bass fishing team fundraiser; kid’s fishing tag day; and the MWC Walleye Tournament nMarch 24-25.

As usual the admissions is free, and door prizes will be awarded at the end of the meeting. The meeting is open to the public.

MYBA fish fry

MANLIUS — The Manlius Youth Baseball Association will hold its annual fundraiser, a fish fry, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the Manlius Sportsman's Club. This will also be the league sign-up night.The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Chris Maynard at 815-878-6161.

Starz tryouts

PERU — Tryouts for the Illinois Valley Starz AAU summer traveling girls basketball teams will be held from 3-5 p.m. March 4 at St. Bede Academy. These teams are available for girls entering Grades 8-12. For more information, contact Resa at 815-223-4030.


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