The Jersey Intensity 12U girls’ fast pitch softball team is looking for a catcher and utility player for the upcoming season. The Intensity fast pitch team is an ASA Junior Olympic softball program, offering full-year instruction with winter indoor training, strength and conditioning programs, and spring, summer and fall tournaments. The team will compete in the nationals. Dedicated players who are interested can arrange for a private tryout by contacting Kevin O’Donnell (732) 577-0797 or e-mailing bightr17 @aol.com
The New Jersey Xplosion, a 12U baseball team, will be holding tryouts for all positions. The team is in need of at least five quality pitchers; left-handed pitchers are a plus. Serious, committed players are needed to play according to full MLB rules. The team will begin training indoors for spring play and tournaments, including a trip to Cooperstown, N.Y. For more information, call (732) 580-8950, or e-mail Boschvac@ optonline.net.
The Atlantic Coast Football League is holding registration for the winter men’s 2002 season. The league is offering players age 18 and over both flag and two-hand touch football. In flag, there will be an 8-on-8, two-count league and an 8-on-8, no-count league. In two-hand touch, there will be a 7-on-7 A League, and a 6-on-6 B League. Both teams and individual players are welcome. The league begins Dec. 8. For more information, go to www.onscore.com, or call Mark at 1-877-onscore.
Holmdel Park, whose 5K cross country course is the site for the state high school championships as well as college meets, will gain national attention on Nov. 24 when the park hosts the National United States of America Track and Field Masters Cross Country Championships. Women age 40 plus will start the meet off at 10 a.m., followed by men ages 50-59 at 10:45. Next up is men ages 40-49 at 11:20, and men age 60 plus at 11:55. The masters will race over the 5K course. The day’s events will conclude with the Holmdel Park Alumni Open 5K Shoot-Out. Preregistration postmarked by Nov. 14 is $10 fee; after that, $15. For more information on either the masters races or the shoot-out, call USATF-NJ at (732) 296-0066.