Basin Recreation is offering programs for adults at the Field House this spring. The over-30 co-ed league is designed for those players looking for a less competitive soccer program. The program starts on April 18 with games on Tuesday nights from 7-10 p.m. The first two weeks will be training and instruction, working on skills and drills and learning the rules of soccer. Games will be played for the duration of the program. They will be one hour in length and with qualified officials. The cost is $35 per player. Register individually and Basin Recreation will make the teams. Register online at http://www.activityreg.com/clientmainpage.asp?cid=BASINREC .
Drop-in adult wiffle ball (indoor baseball) will be held every Monday at the Field House from 7-10 p.m. beginning April 17. The cost is $5 per player. Ages 18 and older only. Check out all of Basin Recreation’s programs online at http://www.basinrecreation.org .
Last Saturday the Park City Extreme Soccer Club U-15 girls won their season opener 5-2 over the West Wind Storm. The Extreme girls had to compete with only 10 players while their opponent had a full team of 11, plus substitutes. The low roster was due to sickness and spring break travel. Goals were scored by Lucy Williams (2), Gillian Gorelik (2), and Bridget Chapman (1). A strong defensive effort was provided by Elizabeth Briggs, Kassie Scheider, Heather Reynolds, and goalkeeper Brianna Turner. The mid-fielders kept up the offensive pressure providing assists and defensive help when needed. Hanna Glasheen, Briana Diacopoulos, and Bailey Gowen covered the entire field during the 80-minute contest. The next game for the U-15s is April 19 when they travel to West Valley City to take on the West United Classic.
Bruce Summerhays Golf Academy, in association with the Homestead Golf Resort and Fit Stop Physical Therapy and Golf Fitness, present a "Preseason Golf Tune-up" with Bruce Summerhays, Michael Marion, John Payne, Alan Bluth and Tyler Bluth. The event will be held Saturday, April 15 at Fit Stop Physical Therapy and the Homestead Resort from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost is $25 per person and includes a light lunch. Summerhays, a Champions Tour member, will demonstrate and discuss his secrets for golf performance and injury prevention. Promontory head professional and top-100 teacher Michael Marion, and director of instruction at the Homestead Resort John R. Payne will provide video and swing analysis of each participant. Physical therapists Alan and Tyler Bluth and their staff will provide musculo-skeletal analysis and instruction in strength and flexibility for each individual. To register for the clinic, contact the Homestead Golf Shop at 1- 800-327-7220 or visit http://www.homesteadresort.com .
Carina Crosby of Park City qualified for 2007 Deaflympics at the national trials held in Telluride. Colo. March 12-18. The final team selection was announced last week. Crosby, who is in the ninthth grade at Treasue Mountain International Middle School, qualified second in the giant slalom. The 16th winter Deaflympics will be held in Park City Feb 1-10, 2007. Crosby is looking forward to competing for the United States in her own backyard. "The hometown crowd will be a tremendous boost for me," she said. Crosby, who has a sister who is deaf, was born severely hard of hearing, but is now profoundly deaf. She received a cochlear implant in 2005 and that has helped her hearing enormously. Anyone interested in helping support the 16th Winter Deaflympics may log onto http://www.2007Deaflympics.com. . register early.UTAH LACROSSE ASSOCIATION NAMES PAUL LARKIN AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Larkin succeeds Soni Taylor as leader of fast-growing statewide sport association SANDY, UTAH January 6, 2006 The Utah Lacrosse Association has named Paul Larkin of Holladay as its new Executive Director. He follows Soni Taylor, who successfully managed the organization through a multi-year period of 20 percent annual growth. Larkin played the sport on the Olympus High School boy’s club team and at Utah State University, where he was president of the men’s Lacrosse team. He has a degree in Business Information Systems, and varied experience in the business world. His technical skills will help the ULA improve its communication and online registration processes, and his organizational abilities will help strengthen the association’s volunteer base. He started on Dec. 27th. Soni Taylor who served as the organization’s first executive director for three years – will stay on for a one-month transition period before leaving to pursue Lacrosse-related business activities. "As the first full-time, paid US Lacrosse chapter executive director in the country, Soni is a true pioneer, well regarded by the national organization in Baltimore," said Michael O’Malley, ULA board president. "In her time with the ULA, she pushed us forward on many fronts, including driving broad-based expansion in our youth leagues and improving the ULA’s financial reserves and service delivery in a period of high growth. We’re looking forward to Paul helping to push our organization further." The Utah Lacrosse Association is a regional chapter of US Lacrosse, the national governing body of the sport. Lacrosse is a high-speed, high-scoring sport played by male and female Utahns from Kindergarten to post-collegiate age groups. More than 34 boy’s high school teams and 18 girl’s high school teams competed in the spring 2005 season. Lacrosse is considered the fastest-growing team sport in the country. More information is available at http://www.utahlax.org and http://www.uslacrosse.org. ### Contact Michael O’Malley at (801) 652-5578. Beginning Monday, December 12, 2005, KTMP 1340 AM Radio will broadcast live ski reports from Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley, and The Canyons. Tune in at 7:45am Monday Friday to hear these reports. KTMP is your hometown classic country radio station located at 260 North Main Street in Heber City. For more information call (435) 657-1340. Bottom of Form
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