Rec Briefs: Lightning SC Holding Travel Team Tryouts
Norwich — The Lightning Soccer Club will begin tryouts for its travel youth soccer teams on June 9 at Huntley Meadows.
Tryouts for the 2014-15 season will continue on June 10-11, 16-17 and 19-20, all in Norwich and all running 4:30-7 p.m. LSC offers competitive soccer for players ages 8-19 with teams that compete in the New Hampshire Soccer League and New England Premiership.
For more information, contact LSC’s Kristin Graham at 802-649-7096 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is also available at the club website, www.uvlightning.org.
On the Tee
Hanover CC Women’s League
Hanover — Hanover Country Club is seeking women to join its weekly league on Wednesday evenings, with the season starting on June 4.
Golfers of all levels are welcome to join. Each evening starts at 5:15 p.m. with a golf lesson from one of the club’s three teaching professionals. Nine-hole scramble play follows at 5:30 p.m. The weekly cost of $10 for HCC members and $20 for nonmembers includes carts and post-tournament pizza and salad along with prizes.
To register or for more information, contact the HCC clubhouse at 603-646-2000.
Legion Tourney June 14
Lebanon — Lebanon American Legion Post 22 will hold the annual fundraising golf tournament in support of its two summer baseball programs on June 14 at Carter Country Club.
The tournament supports the Bill Broughton Memorial Scholarship Fund, which awards a $1,000 scholarship to any Post 22 baseball player who continues playing the game at the college level. The 18-hole scramble tournament starts at noon (registration at 11 a.m.) for five-player teams at a cost of $125 per person. The tourney is limited to 16 teams.
The day includes a barbecue cookout through 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Pete St. Pierre at 603-448-3429.
Crown Point Fundraiser June 8
Springfield, Vt. — A fundraiser for the Upper Valley Baseball Academy will turn the Crown Point Country Club into a par-3 course on June 8 with multiple prizes up for grabs.
The $110 entry fee buys golfers into competition for individual and team best score as well as closest-to-pin on each hole along with putting competitions. The 1:30 p.m. scramble start also includes a $5,000 prize for sinking a 50-foot putt plus a $1 million prize for a hole-in-one during the closest-to-pin final competition.
For more information contact Steve Cerrone at 802-296-5987.
Munson Scholarship Tourney in July
Fairlee — The Doc Munson Youth Sports Memorial Scholarship Fund will hold its second fundraising golf tournament at Lake Morey Country Club on July 27.
The tournament honors the memory of Doc Munson, a founding father of several community and youth organizations in the Bradford, Vt., area. The nine-hole scramble tournament, featuring teams of two golfers each, fires off at noon. A cocktail hour and awards banquet will follow.
The cost to play in the tournament is $110; participants are also welcome to attend the dinner only at a cost of $45. For more information, contact Steve Munson at email@example.com or 858-735-5595. Golfers may pre-register for the tournament online at cgagolflinks.com.
Twin State Derby Sets Doubleheader
Woodstock — Twin State Derby will return to the floor with doubleheader action on June 7 at Union Arena.
The organization’s home teams, the White Mountain Mayhem and the Green Grasskickers, start off the night at 4:30 p.m., with the Upper Valley Vixens following against the Green Mountain Derby Dames’ Black Ice Brawlers. Tickets are available online at www.brownpapertickets.com for $10; tickets can be purchased at the door as well for $12. Kids ages 12 and younger get in for free.
The night’s community partner, the Vermont In situte of Natural Science, will receive 10 percent of the proceeds from the night. For more information, contact Taylor Long at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-419-8580.
Players Sought For Floor Hockey
Lebanon — A Lebanon resident is actively seeking adults interested in forming a floor hockey league somewhere in the Upper Valley.
Jared Rhoads’ hope is to start an adult co-ed floor hockey league. A location, dates and other details would be worked out depending upon expressed interest.
For more information or to offer input, contact Rhoads at 978-335-8428 or email@example.com.
On the Ice
Twin Valley Registering
Meriden — The Twin Valley Youth Hockey Association has opened registration for all of its 2014-15 youth hockey programs.
TVYHA will offer learn-to-skate programs up through Midget-level hockey next winter. The association plans to offer U10 developmental and U12 house teams for girls as well.
For more information, contact registrar Stephanie Schell at 603-469-3527.
On the Trail
Wednesday Walkers Getting Outdoors
White River Junction — The spring and summer season for the Hartford Parks and Recreation Department’s Wednesday Walkers program is under way.
Each walk begins with a meeting at the Hartford Municipal Building at 9 a.m. for transportation to that day’s trailhead. Each walk is designed to last about two hours. The schedule:
∎ June 4: Boston Lot Lake, West Lebanon.
Come the summer, series coordinator Jay McDonough will stretch out the walks to 3-4 hours on nearby mountains, with each group meeting at the Hartford Municipal Building at 10 a.m. Each walk is moderate to difficult in nature, intended to foster social interaction and visit places that participants may not have previously been able to experience. The schedule:
∎ June 25: Cardigan Mountain, Orange.
∎ July 9: Moose Mountain, Hanover.
∎ July 23: Mount Ascutney, Windsor.
∎ Aug. 6: Smarts Mountain, Lyme.
All walks are free of charge. Contact Hartford Parks and Rec at 802-296-5036 for more information.