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The Red Bank Armory Ice Complex will run spring adult house hockey leagues with play beginning April 9. There will be B and C leagues open to appropriately skilled teams and players, and a 35-and-over league. All leagues will play a 12-game season. Team entry is $4,000 and single-player entry is $300. All teams must have a 15-man roster. Games will be played on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings. Sunday games will be played at 6:45, 8:30 and 10:15 p.m., Monday and Tuesday games will be played at 8:15 and 10 p.m. Goalies may play free. For more information, call 450-9001.

The Red Bank Armory Ice Complex will run spring youth house hockey leagues with play beginning April 8 after an April 3 evaluation session. There will be Mites (6 to 8 years old), Squirts (9 and 10), Peewee (11 and 12) and Bantams (13 and 14) leagues that will play 13-game seasons; playoffs will end by July 9. Teams also will have six practice sessions. The entrance fee is $395 and all players must have appropriate equipment including shoulder pads, elbow pads, hockey gloves and a helmet. Game jerseys will be provided by the Armory. For more information, call 450-9001.

The Central Jersey Coed Softball League,

which plays all of its games in Holmdel, is accepting team registrations for the upcoming season. League play starts in mid-May, and there will be a mid-season all-star game and an end-of-season members-only tournament. The league is a recreational level coed league that follows strict American Softball Association coed rules. Five players of each gender must play on defense and the batting order alternates gender. Individual female players and couples are encouraged to call for information and possible placement on a compatible team. For more information, players 18 and over of all abilities are welcome to call or fax Steve O’Connell at 888-1235.

The Central Jersey Hawks AAU 10- and 11-year-old girls’ basketball team

will be holding tryouts. Anyone interested in attending the tryouts should call Allen Apo at (732) 303-1423.

The Mid-Jersey Chamber of National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s MS Walk will take place on April 9. The walk will take place at several locations in the area including Freehold, Avon, Flemington, Hamilton, Metuchen, Sandy Hook and Somerville. Call (732) 643-010 or 1-800-FIGHT MS for additional information.

The New Jersey Diamondbacks

baseball team is scheduling tryouts for players U-18 (cannot be 19 prior to Aug. 1, 2000). The team provides maximum exposure to collegiate and professional recruiters and will compete in Regional and National Tournaments and Showcases. Call (732) 671-4370 or (609) 584-7797 for additional information.

The Joe Namath/John Dockery Instructional Football Camp

will be held from June 25-30 at Nichols College, Dudley, Mass. The camp is for boys ages 8-18. Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath heads the star-studded staff of professional instructors. The NFL players who will be part of the staff include Vinny Testaverde, Marvin Jones and Ray Lucas of the Jets; Joe Montgomery, Roman Oben, Dave Patton and Sam Garnes of the Giants; and Chris Slade, Shawn Jefferson and Adam Venatieri of the Patriots. In addition, more than 50 college, high school and pre-high school coaches will be in attendance. Call (203) 775-2079 or (718) 833-6009 for more information.

The Atlantic Baseball Confederation Super League

(ABC/AABC/NABF) has openings for competitive 16U, 18U and Collegiate Division teams for the 2000 season. All teams receive college and pro scout exposure. Call (732) 4370 or 1-888-806-9316 ext. 2158 for additional information.

The St. John Vianney Booster Club’s Sixth Annual Lancer Invitational Golf Outing is set for April 17 at Hollywood Country Club in Deal. The event will feature a morning or afternoon tee time and golfer goody bags along with lunch, cocktails, on-course refreshments and dinner. Pro Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor is schedule to play in the event. During lunch and dinner there will be a silent auction for sports memorabilia and foursomes at the golf course. Call (732) 739-0889.

The United Way’s Fourth Annual Spring Tee-Off will be played at the Hollywood Golf Club in Deal on May 1. The event will begin with 7 a.m. registration and Continental breakfast followed by an 8 a.m. shotgun start for the golf. A team Calloway competition will be held during the morning session called the Sunrise Team Challenge. Prizes will be awarded for first through third place. Brookdale Community College is the defending champion. After the golf there will be a buffet luncheon. Golfers for the afternoon session will arrive and register at 1 p.m. The day will conclude with a dinner and awards banquet. Cost is $300 per play. Call 938-5988 to register or for more information.

The Richard Stockton College Ospreys, Pomona, will host their Eighth Annual Developmental Skills Baseball Clinics at the college on April 9 from 9-11 a.m. The clinics are for youngsters ages 8-15. Advanced registration is $20. Special guest will be Chicago Cub catcher Shawn McDonnell. Rain date is April 16. Call (609) 652-4217 or (609) 748-6010 for additional information.

The N.J. Flag Football League seeks players and teams for the spring flag football season. There are openings in full contact and noncontact divisions and there will be a tournament as well as league games. For more information, call (973) 628-9223.