BASKETBALL TRYOUTS:

5th grade travel:

Due to a conflict with a school function, the 5th grade girls and 5th grade boys travel basketball tryouts will be held on Monday, Oct. 15 at G-NG Middle School gym.

All 5th grade girls will tryout from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. All 5th grade boys will tryout from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. These tryouts are mandatory to make the team. General information concerning the travel league will be announced that evening with the parents. FMI call 657-2323.

6th grade girls and boys:

Tryouts for the 6th graders will still be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at G-NG Middle School gym. All 6th grade girls tryout from 5:30-6:15 p.m. All 6th grade boys tryout from 6:15-7 p.m.

7th and 8th grade girls:

Tryouts for the 7th & 8th grade girls will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at G-NG Middle School gym. All 7th and 8th grade girls will try out from 7-8 p.m.

LIIBY HILL TRAIL RUNNERS:

The Libby Hill Trail Runners program has been re-scheduled to start on Sunday, Oct. 14. Libby Hill Trail Runners is a cross country program for young children who enjoy running and being in the outdoors. This is a perfect opportunity for a parent to spend some quality time with their child. Parents are encouraged to participate. Children 6 and 7 will run a shorter course than the 8- to 10-year-old group. Parents, please make sure children are dressed for potentially colder weather and with a water bottle.

Details:

Dates: Sunday, Oct. 14/21/28

Ages & Times: 6 and 7 years (3 to 3:40 p.m.) 8 to 10 (3:45 to 4:30 p.m.)

Where: Libby Hill Trails, park in the G-NG Middle School parking lot and follow the Trail Runner signs.

Cost: $20 (includes a long sleeve T-shirt)

How to register: Forms are available at Newbegin and Gray Town Office

Deadline to register: Thursday, Oct. 11.

For more information call Dean Bennett at 657-2323.

U.S. TRACK & FIELD – CROSS COUNTRY:

G-NG Middle School track coach, Dennis Smith will be instructing the runners in proper warm-ups/techniques, strategies and how to train to become a better runner. This program is open to any boy or girl (ages 9 to 14) regardless of experience and ability. New members will be required to register to become a member with U.S. Track & Field ($15). Registration for U.S.T.F. will take place on the first day of practice. The official registration form for this program will be available through the schools on Thursday, Oct. 4 and also at Gray Town Office and Newbegin Gym.

Basic information is list below:

Starts: Oct. 22 and ends Nov. 19

Days: Monday/Wednesdays/Fridays (The meet schedule will be available at the first practice.)

Where: G-NG Middle School

Times: Middle School runners (2-3:15 p.m.) Elementary School runners (3:15-4:15 p.m.)

Elementary school runners must be 9 years of age. Transportation to the middle school is on your own.

Cost: $30 for current USTF members / $45 for new registrations


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