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first_imgVeterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2179, 1 Veterans Lane, Port Monmouth section of Middletown, will hold a pro wrestling fundraiser March 10 at 7:45 p.m. National Wrestling Superstars will stage the event, with proceeds benefiting the Disabled Firefighters Fund. Participating will be Danny Doring, Simon Diamond, Spike Dudley, and other wrestlers. Tickets are $18, and $15 for children and seniors. Tickets are available locally at Garden State Dollar Store, Port Monmouth; Lunney’s Market, North Middletown; Natural Mane Hair Cutters, Middletown; Tara’s Cards & Gifts, Cliffwood section of Aberdeen; Hazlet Vacuum; P & P Lunch, Holmdel; and Trading Hut Army & Navy, Keyport. For more information, call (732) 888-1704. The Princeton Youth Hockey Association (PYHA) is holding tryouts for the 2006 travel season. The season starts around Sept. 1, and registration is open to players whose birth years are between 1988 and 2001. Tryouts will be held April 6 and 11 at the historic Baker Rink on the Princeton University Campus. They offer first-rate coaches and a competitive program that focuses on player development while promoting team building skills. For more information, visit or contact the registrar via e-mail at [email protected] The Hazlet United Soccer Association’s U8 Strikers recreation all-star team competed in its first league this winter at Tab Ramos Sports Center in Aberdeen. The team was led by goalie Junior Koempel, who averaged a goal per game against the top travel teams from around the state. Strong defense came from Bo Bentley and Jordan Robinson, while great skills from Zak Bent and Jordan Sawaged helped get the ball to forwards Max Alen and Johnny Helmus. Strikers Joey Koempel and Alec Fortune also starred for the United. The coaches are Vito Koempel and Kenny Bent. The following are the standings for the Monmouth Women’s Basketball League: Lincroft Home Center16-1 Chubby’s Bar12-5 Maroon Team11-6 McDonagh’s Pub8-9 CanineCamp USA7-6 Repairpro.com4-13 Huddy’s Inn/White Rose4-13 Blue Team3-14 A new modified Middletown night softball league is being formed. Anyone interested, call (732) 787-7025 or (732) 266-6056 Sophomore Chris Swensen (of Aberdeen,/St. John Vianney) of the Muhlenberg College wrestling team contributed to the team’s successful season. Wrestling at heavyweight, Swensen picked up four victories, doubling his total as a freshman. Muhlenberg finished 8-4 overall, and 5-2 in the Centennial Conference. The Mules finished third at the CC Championships, their best finish in four years. Matawan-Aberdeen Pop Warner Huskies will hold registration on March 11, April 1 and May 13 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Matawan Regional High School gym. The Hazlet Youth Athletic League will hold open registrations for its Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading program March 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Raritan High School cafeteria. The birthday cutoff is Aug. 1. The registration fee for the flag program (5- and 6-year-olds) is $60. The fees for the Pop Warner football and cheerleading program are $115 for one child, $175 for two, and $235 for three or more family members. To register, bring the child’s original birth certificate plus a copy of the birth certificate. In addition to the registration fees, registrants must bring checks for a uniform deposit, a work deposit and the mandatory fundraiser raffle. New registrations must provide proof of residency. For further information, call (732) 264-3060, ext. 4. The Central New Jersey Hot Shots U17 girls travel soccer team is looking for additional, dedicated players to join the team this spring season. The team competes in the MAPS league and will play in many college showcase tournaments. For additional information, call Brad Caruso at (732) 397-2746 or e-mail coach Brad at [email protected] The Lincroft Knights, a U11 boys travel team, is seeking competitive players for a travel team on Sundays. Player must be born after April 30, 1994. Season begins in April. For more info call (732) 530-7305 or e-mail [email protected] Players from all towns are welcome. The Husky Soccer Association will be accepting registration for its 3-vs.-3 Outdoor Soccer League. The cost for the eight-week program is $35 for an individual, $65 for two members of a family, and $100 for a family of three or more. The league is open to all children presently in kindergarten through adults. The games will be played on Sundays for the months of April, May and June at Matawan Regional High School’s soccer fields. Registration will be accepted on an individual basis; no team registrations. For more information, call Art Perri at (732) 566-0154 or e-mail [email protected] The Jersey Shore Breeze, an 11-and-under travel baseball team centrally located in Monmouth County currently has one roster position open. The 2006 season will include a full spring and tournament schedule. Infielder/pitcher preferred Date of birth must be May 1, 1994 or later. For more information please email us at [email protected]last_img read more