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Leesburg American Legion Post 181 and Post 34 have merged into Post 34. The Legion Senior team (19U) will include players from Heritage, Loudoun County, Loudoun Valley, Tuscarora and Woodgrove high schools.

Tryouts for Post 34 Leesburg Rangers will be held May 19 and May 26, from 4-7 p.m. each day at Heritage High School.

Contact Jim Grenier, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or coach Steve Ross, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for information and player forms prior to tryout. 

You can also visit http://www.legion.org/baseball for more info about Legion baseball.

Softball skills clinic

The Ashburn Girls Softball League Shooting Stars will conduct its fourth annual Alumni Fastpitch Classic & Skills Clinic May 20 at Stone Bridge High School.

The event starts at 12 p.m. with an alumni game between 18U Gold players vs. alumni/college players. A skills clinic - featuring coaches Bobby Marr, Eileen Hannigan and Judy Betz - will run from 2 to 4 p.m.

For more information and to register, visit http://www.shootingstars18.com or contact Bryan Tiplady at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Youth track meet

Park View High School’s track and field program will host the second annual Park View Cluster Invitational on May 19 beginning at 12 p.m. The meet is intended for students of the Park View cluster in grades four through eight.

Entry is free and pre-registration will continue through May 18. Registration forms and additional information are available at http://www.lcps.org//Domain/3464. You can email registration forms to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Youth wrestling

The Ranger Wrestling Club will hold Ranger Intensive Practices the weeks of June 11-15 and June 18-22 at Loudoun County High School in Leesburg. The intense, fast-pace practices are designed to challenge wrestlers mentally and physically.

Practices will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Cost is $200 for both weeks (rising second through 12th graders) or $115 for one week (June 11-15 for rising eighth through 12th graders; June 18-22 for rising second through seventh graders).

Wrestlers need to bring their own lunch. Practices will be limited to 40 wrestlers, first come, first serve.

For more information, visit rangerwrestlingclub.com/ or contact Joel Caruso at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 703-475-3641.

Youth flag football

The Fauquier Youth Flag Football League will host the second annual Elite Youth Flag Football Championships on June 16 at Kettle Run High School near New Baltimore. The tournament is expecting to attract numerous local and regional league champions.

All three Loudoun youth flag football leagues have been invited to participate. A team must be a league champion to participate in this event. Rain date is June 23.

Fight night

Northern Virginia fan favorite Jimmy Lange (38-4-2, 25 KOs) will fight Tony “Mo Better” Jeter (13-3-1, 9 KOs) in the main event of a boxing card June 23 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax.

The card will also feature World Boxing Council and Women’s International Boxing Association middleweight champion Tori “Sho Nuff” Nelson of Ashburn against an opponent to be determined.

Doors will open at 6 p.m, with the first fight scheduled for 7 p.m. Tickets available through Ticketmaster outlets, including the Patriot Center box office.

Charity Golf

The 2012 Make-A-Wish Golf Classic is June 11 at River Creek Club in Leesburg. The event will raise money to grant wishes of local children battling life threatening illnesses.

Registration for foursomes, event sponsorships and hole sponsorships is available. Registration for foursomes is $1,000 and includes a Make-A-Wish shirt, goody bag, lunch, silent auction and awards dinner, featuring a visit from an honored wish child. 

Visit makeawishgolfva.org or contact Mary Martinez at 571-289-6181 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Wrestling camp

The Spartan Wrestling Camp for ages 6-18 from beginner to advanced levels is June 18-22 at Broad Run High School. Participants should wear shorts and t-shirts each day. Headgear and wrestling shoes are recommended, but not required. Water and gatorade coolers will be provided and other snacks will be on sale.

For more information, email Broad Run wrestling coach James Totaro at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) .

Spartan golf fundraiser

Broad Run High School’s athletic booster club will host a Captain’s Choice golf outing June 14 at 1757 Golf Club in Dulles to benefit all school athletic programs. 

Cost is $100 per player and includes range balls, golf, cart, post-golf BBQ dinner, door prizes and a hole-in-one chance to win $25,000. Sponsors are welcomed.

For registration and sponsor information, email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) .


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