Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Friday, July 25, 2008
Physical forms due by Aug. 4 for fall sports
Pre-season practice for Pecos High School fall sports begins on Aug. 4 and trainer Joel Birch reminds athletes entering Grades 9-12 that the must have their physical forms filled out and returned to coaches by that day in order to participate in workouts.
Physical forms for junior high school students playing fall sports have to be returned by the opening day of school on Aug. 25 to participate in workouts. Forms are available from local physicians offices or from the Pecos High School field house.
Rec department starts volleyball, grid sign-ups
Registration is underway now through early September for the Pecos Community Sports and Recreation Departmentís youth volleyball, and youth flag football leagues for the fall season.
Volleyball is open to children entering grades 2-6, while the flag football program is open to boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 7. The regular sign-up deadline for both is Friday, Aug. 29 at the RCCRD office in the old Pecos High School gym.
The fee for the volleyball and flag football leagues is $10 per child. A late registration fee of $25 per child will be accepted between Aug. 30 and Sept. 5. Forms are available at the recreation department office, and both parents must sign returned forms, and a birth certificate for the child must be provided along with the signed form.
The recreation department is also taking applications for pee-wee football for the upcoming 2008 season. That league is open for boys in grades 3-6 and parents must fill out and return a registration form, which also is available at the RCCRD office in the old West Pecos Gym during regular business hours.
Registration fee for pee-week football is $25 per player, with a sign-up deadline of Friday, Aug. 29. Late registration will run from Aug. 30 through Sept. 5, with a late sign-up fee of $50 per player.
For further information, contact the RCCRD officer during regular hours Monday through Saturday at 447-9776.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
Phone 432-445-5475, FAX 432-445-4321
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