'Storm' soccer tryouts this weekend

BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Youth Soccer Association will hold sign-ups and try-outs for its fall soccer team, the Storm, on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Youth will be split into three age brackets: under 10, under 12 and under 14. Those trying out should wear shorts, a t-shirt, and cleats (if available).

Try-outs will be held at the West River Park on Rt. 30.

For more information, call Jeff Brewer at 802-254-4522.

Future try-outs will also be held on Aug. 25 and 27.

BUHS boys, girls soccer try-outs announced

BRATTLEBORO -- The BUHS Girls Soccer program will conduct tryouts beginning on Monday, Aug. 18, with a freshman only session running from 7 to 9 a.m.

Try-outs will continue on Monday with an evening session for all students in grades 9-12 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Practices will continue with double sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday (7 to 9 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.). All Freshman can join the Monday afternoon session, but only some might be invited to stay for the Tuesday and Wednesday sessions (if the coaches determine that they are potential candidates for the JV or Varsity teams). The JV and Varsity teams will be selected at the end of Wednesday's practices.

The JV and Varsity teams will continue practice with single 5 to 7 p.m. sessions on Thursday and Friday. Practices will be held on Fort Dummer Field.

For more information, contact Head Varsity Coach Edwin deBruijn (labdeb@sover.


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net) or Head JV Coach Jay Cudworth (Jay_Cudworth@wsesu.org).

Freshman Girls Soccer will conduct tryouts for all ninth grade participants who did not make the JV or Varsity team or did not attend the JV/Varsity tryouts. Practice will begin on Monday, Aug 25, at 3:30 p.m. on Fort Dummer Field. For more information, contact Head Coach Casey Blust (zubinblack@comcast.net).

The BUHS Boys Soccer program will conduct tryouts beginning on Monday, Aug. 18, for all ninth-twelvth grade students. Double Sessions will run Monday through Thursday from 7 to 9 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. A single 5 to 7 p.m. session will continue on Friday. Practices will be held on Sawyer Field.

For more information, contact Head Varsity Coach Paul Sather (psst@svcable.net) or Head JV Coach Mike Italia (maigtr56@yahoo.com).

Freshman Boys Soccer will conduct tryouts for all ninth grade participants who did not make the JV or Varsity team or did not attend the JV/Varsity tryouts. Practice will begin on Monday, Aug 25, at 3:30 p.m. on Sawyer Field.

For more information, contact Head Varsity Coach Paul Sather (psst@svcable.net).

CVPWFL and Flag Football signups tonight, next week

WESTMINSTER -- The Connecticut Valley Pee Wee Football League is entering its 47th year of football and will have its yearly signups and try-outs on Thursday, Aug. 7, and Tuesday, Aug. 12, both at 6 p.m., at the Bellows Falls Union High School.

Equipment issue will be held on Thursday, Aug. 14, at 6 p.m. Children must wear shorts, t-shirts and sneakers to try-out. It is open to the students entering third through eighth grade.

There is now a third-grade team. Grades four through six participate in Pee Wee Football; Grades seven and eight participate in the Junior High Program.

You must attend one of the signup nights to register and players already in the league must attend one of these dates as well, or make arrangements by calling Glenn Gendron, 603-398-6216, or Ed Vancor, 802-376-5902.

The are no weight limits. Every child is welcome.

Again this year, Flag Football will be offered for younger players. The age groups are 4-7 years old. Signups will be at the same time as Pee Wee Football.

The cost for Pee Wee and Junior High will be $40 per child.

The cost for Flag Football will be $15 per child.