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PCHS baseball fundraiser

The Park City High School boys’ baseball team is having a fundraiser for the spring 2011 season. Meet the new head coach Lou Green and the players shooting for a state title this season. The event is at the Jupiter Bowl bowling alley in the Red Stone area this Saturday March 5 from 2 to 5 p.m. An auction and a cake sale will be conducted with all proceeds going to the team. Prizes are Pitching lesson with Lou Green (former member of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization), Mike Morgan (member of the World Champion Arizona Diamondbacks) and 1-on-1 with Mark Eaton of the Utah Jazz.

King of the WasatchThe King of the Wasatch amateur ski and snowboard competition starts Friday at Park City Mountain Resort and will go through Saturday. On March 4 there will be ski slopestyle and snowboard slalom and GS races. March 5 will feature snowboard slopestyle and March 6 will feature ski and snowboard halfpipe competitions.

Winter II junior session

Park City Recreation would like to invite all junior tennis players to join the Winter Two tennis session. Programs are offered for children ages 5 through 17, all skill levels available. Learn tennis through the USTA Quickstart program that is becoming the leading method of instruction for young players. The most recent session began Monday, Feb. 28. Please call the Racquet Club at 615-5436 to register or for more information. Mention this sports brief for 20-percent off registration discount.

Free guided snowshoe hike

Join Basin Recreation as they guide willing participants through its vast trail system during guided snowshoe hikes. Trail conditions may vary, snowshoes, yak tracks or boots may be sufficient. The hike is scheduled for Saturday, March 26, at 10 a.m. at the UOP Trail. The designated meeting area is at The Park City Community Church

WSS Sports Cup at UOP

The second annual WSS Sports Cup at the Utah Olympic Park will benefit The Winter Sports School Scholarship Fund. Events will include a reception and ski auction on Friday, March 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. at UOP’s Joe Quinney Center ($75 per person) and on Saturday, March 12, at UOP the WSS Sports Cup Ski Race for all ages and abilities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by a BBQ from 1 to 3 p.m. ($35 for the race and BBQ). The events are open to the public; advance registration by March 7th is encouraged. For more information, contact The Winter Sports School at 435.649-8760 or .

Silver Mountain Sports Club offers Triathlon Training

Silver Mountain Sports Club & Spa will be running an eight-week triathlon training program beginning Feb. 28 for both first time and seasoned triathletes. USA Triathlon coach Sarah Dunlap will be holding three weekly 75-minute training sessions at SMSC focusing on swimming, cycling, running and strength training. Additional self-directed workouts and an online-tracking program will be part of the conditioning program. At the end of the session participants will be able to challenge themselves at Silver Mountain’s first annual Indoor Sprint Triathlon on April 23. The triathlon training program is open to the public, the eight-week training program including the 24-workout sessions and coaching is $300 for SMSC members, $450 for nonmembers. Contact Sarah Dunlap for information at (916) 770-7939 or

Lacrosse coaches needed

Park City Youth Lacrosse needs coaches for the Junior Boys (7th/8th Grade) division for the spring seasons. Paid positions are available. For more information, please contact .