Sports briefs

Ladies' field hockey, softball registration on the Alberni sports scene this week.

Ladies’ field hockey on tap

A group of women have organized ladies’ field hockey drop-in sessions at Glenwood Centre throughout the month of March.

People interested in learning more can drop in Tuesday evenings from 7:30–8:30 p.m. Wear your runners and field hockey sticks will be provided.

The group includes people ages 20 to 60 years; no experience is necessary.

Practice will move outside to the turf in April.

Register now for softball

Alberni Valley Minor Softball is holding registration throughout the month of March at the Echo Minor Field House, lower level. Registration dates are March 2, 3, 16 and 17 from 6–8 p.m. and March 12, 13 and April 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Players must pay for a $10 Softball BC membership and give a uniform deposit where applicable. Cost is $85 for U10 and younger, and $105 for U19 to U10.

Golf Classic seeks charities

The Alberni Valley Charity Golf Classic is putting out the call for charities to apply for a portion of the proceeds from the 2016 golf tourney July 8–9 at the Alberni Golf Course.

Deadline for registered charities to apply is Friday, April 8. Information is available by calling 250-723-5422. Submit applications to Bruce MacDonald, head pro at Alberni Golf Course.

Soccer jamboree on March 6

The Alberni Athletics and other teams will participate in a soccer jamboree at the ADSS turf and grass fields on Sunday, March 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

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