August 18, 2014
Memorial 5K held Sept. 20
Good Samaritan Hospice, a mission of Concordia Lutheran Ministries, will host its 13th annual Memorial 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Walk Sept. 20 at the North Park swimming pool. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., the run/walk at 9 a.m. Registration fees are $20 until Sept. 15, $25 afterward. Proceeds benefit GSH programs for residents facing a life-limiting illness. Call Jennifer McIntire at 724-352-1571, Ext. 8363, for details. Baseball tryouts loom in Ohio A high profile summer baseball organization in Ohio will soon hold tryouts in Youngstown for its 2015 18-under, 16-under and 14-under teams. Call Ken Quinn at 330-719-0581 for details.
Softball tourney slated next month
The Knoch Fastpitch Inaugural “Open” Girls Softball Tournament takes place Sept. 20-21 at Laura Doerr Park. All high school teams are welcome. Entry fee is $325 per team and there is a four-game guarantee. Registration ends Aug. 29. Contact Tim Knappenberger at 724-352-3167 or 724-822-0598. 5K, half-mile race slated Sept. 13 Penn Christian Academy will hold the PCA 5K and half-mile Kids' Fun Run Sept. 13. Proceeds from the race will support STEM programming provided by the Succop Nature Park, Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania. For information and registration forms, visit runsignup.com/Race/Pa/Butler/PCA5K or at www.pennchristianacademy.org. The race will include runner awards for the three fastest males and females overall, as well as for each of the following age groups: 13-and-under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49 and 50-and-up.