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Showcases and spotlights local high school sports and sports leagues. Recreational resources are also reviewed.

YMCA Striker Registration ends Saturday

 

Saturday, January 31, is the deadline for YMCA STRIKER Soccer registration. Open to players ages 4-19. McCleskey-East Cobb Family YMCA, 1055 East Piedmont Road, Marietta. More info: 770-977-5991 or www.ymcaatlanta.org.

 

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Sandy Plains Baseball 2015 Spring Recreational Season Registration Re-Opened

Sandy Plains Baseball Online registration is re-opened with spaces available in all leagues. Registration will close January 29 at 9 pm.

Please see the schedule HERE for evaluation times and locations for this Saturday, January 31. Colt and Stallion will remain open as long as room is available

The Spring season will begin with evaluations on Jan. 31. A full evaluation schedule is posted HERE. The season will end on May 16th 2015.

Practices are held on weeknights and Sundays, games on weeknights and Saturdays, on a revolving schedule.

Your child’s playing age is their age on April 30, 2015.

Please contact the registrar with any questions: registrar@sandyplainsbaseball.com

Don’t miss the deadline! Sign your child up for Spring sports.

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January 28

Competitive program deadline for Atlanta Jr. Rowing Association. Ages 12-18. Roswell River Landing, 245 Azalea Drive, Roswell, Georgia 30075. More info/to register: ajra.information@gmail.com or www.ajracrew.org .

January 31
Deadline for YMCA STRIKER Soccer registration. Ages 4-19. McCleskey-East Cobb Family YMCA, 1055 East Piedmont Road, Marietta. More info: 770-977-5991 or www.ymcaatlanta.org.

February 1
Deadline for East Cobb Cheetahs running club. Meets at Wheeler High School, 375 Holt Road, Marietta 30068. Ages 5-18. More info/to register: 678-653-2282 or www.eastcobbcheetahs.org

Deadline for YMCA Lacrosse registration. Boys 6-13. McCleskey-East Cobb Family YMCA, 1055 East
Piedmont Road, Marietta. More info: 770-977-5991 or www.ymcaatlanta.org

February 4
Deadline for Cross Over Middle School Basketball registration. 5th-8th grade.Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. More info: 678-784-5317, or www.johnsonferry.org.

February 6
Deadline for East Marietta National Little League (EMNLL). Leagues play at Sewell Park, 2055 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta 30068. More info/to register: www.eastmarietta.com.

February 12
Recreational and middle school program deadline for Atlanta Jr. Rowing Association. Ages 12-18.  Roswell River Landing, 245 Azalea Drive, Roswell, Georgia 30075. More info/to register: ajra.information@gmail.com or www.ajracrew.org .

February 13
Deadline for Terrell Mill Softball Association (TMSA) registration. Recreational all-star travel and tournament teams for girls’ softball ages 4-18 in both fast and slow pitch. More info:  www.tmsasoftball.org.

February 14
Deadline for Sandy Plains Softball program for girls 5-18, fast and slow pitch. Sandy Plains Park, 2977 Gordy Parkway NE, Marietta 30066. More info: 770-281-7202 or www.sandyplainssoftball.com.

March 1
Deadline for East Marietta Basketball registration. East Marietta Basketball, 33 Weatherstone Parkway
Marietta. More info: 770-835-5799 or www.eastmariettabasketball.com.

March 23
Deadline for Upward Baseball & Softball (ages 4-13) registration. Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. More info/to register: 678-784-5317, or www.johnsonferry.org.

 

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Transform lives through fitness with KSU Group Fitness Instructor Certificate

 

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Classes start February 11 for KSU’s Group Fitness Instructor Certificate. Mention the ad on page 55 of our January issue for a 5% discount (must call or walk in).

Help others reach their fitness goals. Contact cehealthcare@kennesaw.edu or call 470-578-6765.

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Sprayberry Superhero 5K is March 7

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Sprayberry High School is pleased to announce that the Leadership class is putting on a Superhero 5K run to raise money for Relay for Life. The race will take place at Sprayberry on Saturday March 7th  and there will be a costume contest for the best dressed Superheroes. Timing and scoring will be officially run by the Tortoise and Hare Racing Group. Registration is online at this site: http://www.active.com/marietta-ga/running/races/cobb-superhero-5k-2015?int=

 

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Enjoy a morning of baseball at newly renovated Fullers Park

 

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Make plans to attend the Fullers Parks ribbon cutting at 9:30 am, Saturday, Jan. 24. The Atlanta Braves helped renovate the field and they will also join the Eastside Baseball Association.

Attend for a great morning of baseball and a look at a lot of improvements made by the Atlanta Braves and the Cobb County P.A.R.K.S. SPLOST Program. Fullers Park is located at 3499 Robinson Road, Marietta 30068

 

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Deadline for Sandy Plains Baseball Registration is Thursday

Thursday, January 22, is the deadline for Sandy Plains Spring Baseball registration. Leagues play at Sweat Mountain Park and Harrison Park. Sandy Plains baseball online registration will be open until January 22 at 9 pm. More info/to Register: www.sandyplainsbaseball.com

 

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Support Special Olympics Indoor Winter Games at Cobb Civic Center

Special Olympics athletes from around the state head to Cobb County for the Indoor Winter Games January 23-25 at Cobb Civic Center. Approximately 2,000 athletes and united partners will compete in artistic gymnastics, bowling, roller skating, floor hockey, basketball, and power lifting.
Admission is FREE. Opening ceremony held Friday, 7:30pm. Various events will occur at various locations. Ceremony and some events held at Cobb Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info: 770-414-9390 or www.specialolympicsga.org.

 

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Wheeler students honored as McDonald’s All Americans

 

Congratulations to Wheeler’s Jaylen Brown and Shembari Phillips on their nominations for the 2015 McDonald’s All American Game!

The McDonald’s All American basketball game will be played on April 1 at Chicago’s United Center. From the nominees, the top 24 men’s and top 24 women’s players in the country will be selected to play in the 2015 Games. The final teams will be announced during the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Show on ESPNU on January 28 at 6pm.

Congratulations Jaylen Brown and Shembari Phillips!

 

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Don’t miss out! Spring sports deadlines rapidly approaching

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January 15
Deadline for East Side Baseball Association registration. Leagues play at Fullers Recreation Park, 3499  Robinson Road, Marietta 30068. More info/to register: www.eastsidebaseball.com

North Atlanta Soccer Association (NASA) offers a recreational youth soccer program for boys and girls ages 3-19. For additional program information and online registration, please visit our website at www.nasa-ga.org.

January 20
Deadline for Registration – soccer, t-ball, softball, baseball, flag football and volleyball. Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, 4385 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: 770-971-5280 or www.mtbethel.org.

January 22
Deadline for Sandy Plains Spring Baseball registraton. Leagues play at Sweat Mountain Park and Harrison Park. Sandy Plains baseball online registration will be open until January 22 at 9 pm. More info/to Register: www.sandyplainsbaseball.com

January 28
Competitive program deadline for Atlanta Jr. Rowing Association. Ages 12-18. Roswell River Landing, 245 Azalea Drive, Roswell, Georgia 30075. More info/to register: ajra.information@gmail.com or www.ajracrew.org .

January 31
Deadline for YMCA STRIKER Soccer registration. Ages 4-19. McCleskey-East Cobb Family YMCA, 1055 East Piedmont Road, Marietta. More info: 770-977-5991 or www.ymcaatlanta.org.

February 1
Deadline for East Cobb Cheetahs running club. Meets at Wheeler High School, 375 Holt Road, Marietta 30068. Ages 5-18. More info/to register: 678-653-2282 or www.eastcobbcheetahs.org

Deadline for YMCA Lacrosse registration. Boys 6-13. McCleskey-East Cobb Family YMCA, 1055 East
Piedmont Road, Marietta. More info: 770-977-5991 or www.ymcaatlanta.org

February 4
Deadline for Cross Over Middle School Basketball registration. 5th-8th grade.Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. More info: 678-784-5317, or www.johnsonferry.org.

February 6
Deadline for East Marietta National Little League (EMNLL). Leagues play at Sewell Park, 2055 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta 30068. More info/to register: www.eastmarietta.com.

February 12
Recreational and middle school program deadline for Atlanta Jr. Rowing Association. Ages 12-18.  Roswell River Landing, 245 Azalea Drive, Roswell, Georgia 30075. More info/to register: ajra.information@gmail.com or www.ajracrew.org .

February 13
Deadline for Terrell Mill Softball Association (TMSA) registration. Recreational all-star travel and tournament teams for girls’ softball ages 4-18 in both fast and slow pitch. More info:  www.tmsasoftball.org.

February 14
Deadline for Sandy Plains Softball program for girls 5-18, fast and slow pitch. Sandy Plains Park, 2977 Gordy Parkway NE, Marietta 30066. More info: 770-281-7202 or www.sandyplainssoftball.com.

March 1
Deadline for East Marietta Basketball registration. East Marietta Basketball, 33 Weatherstone Parkway
Marietta. More info: 770-835-5799 or www.eastmariettabasketball.com.

March 23
Deadline for Upward Baseball & Softball (ages 4-13) registration. Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. More info/to register: 678-784-5317, or www.johnsonferry.org.

 

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