Sports briefs: 8-21-03

BOWLERS NEEDED
Bowlers are needed for the St. Monica Guys and Dolls Monday Night Fun League. Call Kathy, 215-592-1500 or 215-468-6520.

CAPITOLO PLAYGROUND
The playground, Ninth and Federal streets, is looking for teams interested in joining the women’s flag football, women’s softball, men’s softball and youth NFL flag football programs. Call Louise Marchetti, 215-685-1883, for the adult programs. Parents should call Greg or Donnie, at the same number, about registering their kids for the flag football program.

DVYAA FALL BASEBALL
The organization is accepting registration for fall baseball for ages 7-9 and 10-12 at Barry Playground, 18th and Johnston streets, Monday-Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 215-468-1265.

EOM FOOTBALL
The athletic association is registering participants ages 6-14 for its football program at Murphy Recreation Center, Fourth and Shunk streets, Tuesdays at 7 p.m. for the next four weeks. Call 215-271-1994.

GUARDIAN BASKETBALL
The Guardian Civic League will hold a Kid Care Photo Charity basketball game between the RGI Pro-Ballers and the Philadelphia Police Department on Sept. 27, 2-5 p.m., at the Marian Anderson Recreation Center, 17th and Catharine streets. Call 267-716-9341.

PALUMBO FLAG FOOTBALL
The recreation center, 10th and Fitzwater streets, is accepting registration in person only for its fall flag football program for age groups 9-11, 12-14 and 14-17. Cost is $40 for the 14-17 program and $35 for the others. The program begins Sept. 8 with games played Wednesday, Thursday or Friday nights, depending on age group. Call 215-686-1783.

PHILADELPHIA SOCCER CLUB
The club needs experienced players for its under-13 boys’ team (players born between Aug. 1, 1990, and July 31, 1991) for the 2003-04 season. The team will play against top-level United Junior League and Delco League competition. Call coach Joe McDermott, 215-624-3919.

PHILADELPHIA SPIRIT
The organization is holding tryouts for its 2004 girls’ fast-pitch softball at River Fields and Eden Hall in Northeast Philadelphia until Sept. 14. Go to www.philadelphiaspiritsoftball.com or call 215-757-2565 for ages 10 and under, 215-244-0566 for 12 and under, 215-624-3005 for 14 and under (silver), 267-253-9468 for 14 and under (black), 215-745-8165 for 16 and under and 610-222-4420 for 18 and under.

SABRES BASEBALL BANQUET
The organization will sell tickets Sept. 15-19 at the baseball complex, Sixth Street and Packer Avenue, for all divisions. All players’ tickets are paid. The cost for family and friends is $15 per ticket or $20 at the door. The banquet will be held at the Waterfall Room, Front and Water streets, Oct. 19 and 26.

SENIOR SOFTBALL LEAGUE
The league is looking for players 60 and over for the fall season. Call Andy Phillips, 215-728-0532.

SEYAA BASEBALL
The association is accepting registration for its fall baseball league for ages 13-15 and 16-19. The league begins Sept. 13. Teams are also welcome. Register Wednesdays or Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. at the sports complex, Seventh and Bigler streets. Call 215-463-8802.

The SEYAA tee-ball/baseball banquet for age divisions 4-12 will be held Sept. 21. Tickets will be sold Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., at the sports complex until Sept. 1; no tickets will be sold at the door. Baseball players do not need tickets.

SEYAA SOCCER
SEYAA is accepting registration for its fall outdoor soccer program, which begins Sept. 12. Age divisions will be 4-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-17. All games are played at the sports complex, Seventh and Bigler streets. Registration will be held Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. Visit www.seyaa.com or call 215-463-8802.

SIGMA SHARKS
Registration is underway for boys and girls ages 7-15 interested in joining the Sigma Sharks football and cheerleading programs, based at Chew Recreation Center, 19th and Ellsworth streets. The organization also is looking for adults 21 and over to coach the programs. Call Mike McCoy, 215-851-1848 or 215-963-1908.

SOUTH PHILLY RAIDERS
The South Philly Raiders, a member of the Del-Val football league, are seeking players and coaches for the upcoming season. Call Joe LaTorre, 215-457-5241.

SOUTHERN HALL OF FAME
The General Alumni Association of South Philadelphia High School is seeking nominations for its Athletic Hall of Fame. Send resumes of worthy graduates to the Alumni Office, South Philadelphia High School, Broad Street and Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19148.

ST. MONICA BOWLING
St. Monica Lanes, 16th and Shunk streets, is seeking both new and experienced bowlers for evening leagues Monday-Friday and afternoon leagues for women and seniors. The school leagues will be held Saturdays at 11 a.m.; registration will be held Sept. 6 from 10 a.m.-noon. Call Frank, Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at 215-465-1645.

ST. MONICA FOOTBALL
Signups and practice are being held at 10th and Bigler streets for varsity (seventh and eighth grades) and junior varsity (fifth and sixth grades). Students from Stella Maris, Epiphany, St. Richard, Holy Spirit and St. Nicholas of Tolentine are eligible. Call Lou, 215-465-7462.