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PHS golf practice

PRINCETON — The Princeton High School boys and girls golf teams will hold optional summer practices on July 28 through Aug. 1. The workouts will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Chapel Hill Golf Course. All members of the golf team and incoming freshmen interesting in going out for golf are encouraged to attend to work on fundamentals, competition, and team chemistry.

BV JFL update

MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley Junior Football League football camp will be held July 29 through Aug. 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the JFL field in Manlius. You may sign up the first day of camp and there is no charge for camp.

Registration and equipment handout will be the last evening of camp. The cost for JFL is $40 per player. All checks should be made out to Bureau Valley JFL and payment is due at registration. All players must have a physical to practice. Physical forms can be turned in at registration.

All parents or guardians must sign a waiver form at registration showing proof
of insurance.

The first day of practice will be Monday, Aug. 4. Practices will generally run 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday with games on either Saturday or Sunday. More information will be available at registration.

Check out the Bureau Valley JFL Facebook page for updates and information. For more information, call Doug Koch JFL president 815-719-5882, or Ken Mead JFL board member and head coach 309-525-3080

BV Color Races

MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley Booster Club 5K Color Race/Walk will be Aug. 2 at Bureau Valley High School in Manlius at 8 a.m. with a kids (ages 13 and under) color run immediately following the color run.

Participants may register at GetMeRegistered.com or by sending in the registration form. The 5K entry fee $30. The kids’ color run (ages 13 and under) is $20.

Send entry forms to: Bureau Valley Booster Club, P.O. Box 387, Manlius, IL 61338. For more information, call 815-445-4711.

Blaze tryouts

PRINCETON — The Bureau County Blaze ASA Softball Team is holding tryouts on Aug. 2 at the Princeton High School Softball Field located at 123 N. Homer Street, Princeton. The rain date is Aug. 3.

Tryouts for 13-and-under and 14-and-under will be at 9 a.m., 12-and-under and 10-and-under will be at 11 a.m. and 16-and-under will be at 1 p.m.

For more information, call Bob James at 815-866-3679, Kevin Bauer at 815-341-5511 or Jason Krich at 815-719-0365.

Lightning tryouts

OGLESBY — The LaSalle County Lightning 15/16U Travel Softball program will conduct tryouts for the 2014 season from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at Memorial Park in Oglesby. For more information, If call Jeff Doll at 815-993-7100.

Tiger Classic

PRINCETON — The Tiger Golf Classic, sponsored by the Princeton High School Booster Club, will be held Aug. 16 at Chapel Hill Golf Course. Contact Mike Taylor at 815-878-3833 to sign up.

Baseball tryouts

NORMAL — The Central Illinois Freedom Baseball Team will be holding tryouts Aug. 16, 2014 in Normal for players 10 and under. More information can be found at www.illinoisfreedombaseball.org.

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