Merrimack Sports Talk

BASEBALL

Youth contest

Merrimack Youth Baseball will be hosting the MLB Pitch, Hit and Run contest for all Merrimack registered baseball/softball players age 7-14 (age as of July 17th) on May 3, starting at 12:30 p.m.

Participants will complete in four age brackets: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12 and 13/14, and the winners of each bracket will move on to the next round of the competition held in Manchester.

This event will be held at Veteran’s Field in Merrimack. Please visit www.myabaseball.com for more information.

MYA

Executive Board elections

The Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) will be having elections for positions on the MYA Executive Board on May 14 at the MYA Building. The nominating committee is now accepting candidates for two-year term as president, treasurer, secretary, and member at large. To place a name in nomination contact committee chairperson, Gary Krupp at 424-3732. All volunteers and parents of an MYA participant are eligible to vote in this election. All are welcome to attend the MYA monthly meetings on the second Thursday of every month in the MYA building. For more information, call 424-3732.

CLINICS/CAMPS

Umass Lowell girls soccer clinic

The UMass Lowell women’s soccer coaching staff and players will hold a one day clinic for girls in grades 9-12 on May 17, from noon-4 p.m. at the Cushing Field Complex. The registration fee is $100 and is refundable in the case of inclement weather or if the camp is cancelled. For more information contact assistant coach Matt Harry at Matthew_Harry@uml.edu or visit totalcamps.com.

UNH boys soccer camp

The University of New Hampshire men’s soccer program will hold its residential camp July 26-30. The camp is open to boys ages 9- 18 and will feature a variety of features and training programs, including specialized goalkeeper training. Current and former UNH men’s soccer players will be in attendance as camp counselors while college coaches from NCAA Divisions I, II and III will be in attendance as staff members and evaluators. The cost for a residential camper is $595 while the cost for a day camper is $475. For more information, contact assistant coach Richard Weinrebe at Richard.weinrebe@unh.edu.