Sports briefs for Jan. 13

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Girls Fast Pitch Softball

Girls fast pitch softball tryouts for tournament teams U12 and U14 will be at 9 a.m. at the following dates and locations:

• Saturday, Jan. 29 at Highland Road Park

• Saturday, Feb. 5 at Butch Gore Park in St. Amant

• Saturday, Feb. 12 at Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales

For more information, call (225) 413-7531.

Free Throw Contest

St. Theresa KC Council 2657 is sponsoring the annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest. All boys and girls ages 10 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2011 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.  The local competition will be held on Jan. 23, at St. Theresa School Gym at 1 p.m. The winners of the local contest will progress through district, and state competitions.    Participants are required to furnish proof of age, and written parental consent. Entry forms will be available the day of the competition. For additional information, contact Larry Gainey  at 931-1446.

Soccer tryouts

The Baton Rouge Soccer Club will have supplemental tryouts for U10-U14 age groups (girls and boys) on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 8:30 a.m. at the Burbank Soccer Complex. The tryouts will be for BRSC Division 1 and Premier Teams for the upcoming spring season. The club will look to add a few players to complement the current rosters. To register a child, call 924-5674 (9:00 a.m.-2:00/noon on Fridays) or e-mail Tryouts for the 2011-12 soccer season will be held in May.

Gonzales Soccer Club

The Gonzales Soccer Club will be having spring registration on Saturdays Jan. 15 and Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Carver Park facility located in Gonzales on Tobey Street. Online registration is also available via the website, from Jan. 7 to Jan. 22. Registration is open for ages 4 to 18. Proof of age is required, so don’t forget to bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate.

1957 champions recognized

The 1957 state champions from Gonzales High School will be honored at the East Ascension-Lutcher basketball game in Gonzales Jan. 13. The Bulldogs defeated Baker High 63-60 to win the Class A championship.

Soccer camps

Jared Montz, retired professional soccer player, will host youth soccer camps for players ages 5-13 at Carver Park at 616 West Toby Street, Gonzales, Jan. 29 and Jan. 30 from 1:30-4:30 p.m.

The camp, formed in 2006, is designed to teach campers the soccer skills and techniques that will help them reach their personal goals in soccer and in life.