The Berthoud Youth Athletic Association is conducting baseball tryouts Sunday at the Town Fields, located on the corner of Fifth Street and Welch Avenue.
Tryouts for 11-year-olds and under will be from 10 a.m. until noon. Tryouts for 12-year-olds and up will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
All interested players should bring a glove, bat, helmet and catcher’s gear if you have any along with water and a snack.
Anyone interested in coaching is encouraged to visit the BYAA’s Web site, www.BYAASports.org, fill out the application and bring it to the tryout.
Ex-Eagles Back for Second Stint with Franchise
The Colorado Eagles signed defensemen Jason Lundmark and Brett Thurston last week, both return for their second stint with the Central Hockey League squad. They are the first announced non-veteran signings by the Governors’ Cup champions.
Lundmark, who played with Colorado after playing junior hockey in 2004-05, scored 106 points in 142 games in Germany. Thurston, who joined the Eagles as an amateur during the 2007 playoffs, played last season in the ECHL.
Eagles Announce Partnership with NHL’s Lightning
The Colorado Eagles and NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning announced an affiliation agreement last week.
More details will be made available when the Lightning visits Loveland’s Budweiser Events Center for a preseason game against the Phoenix Coyotes on Sept. 23.
Tickets for the NHL preseason game are now on sale. Fans can purchase tickets at the Budweiser Events Center box office, www.ComcastTix.com, by calling 1-877-544-TIXX (8499), the Eagles office in Water Valley or through any ComcastTix outlet.
Borsheim Golf Tournament Sept. 4
The Second annual Les Borsheim Celebrity Golf Tournament is set for Sept. 4 at Water Valley’s Pelican Lakes Golf and Country Club.
Borsheim, a former Colorado Eagles hockey player, was involved in a motorcycle accident in June 2008 that left him paralyzed. He has regained limited movement in his extremities.
Last year’s inaugural event raised $30,000 for the Les Borsheim Recovery Fund. The tournament will be a scramble format with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. For those interested in participating — either as a player or a sponsor — visit the Colorado Eagles Web site at www.ColoradoEagles.com or call Benson Verbel at 970-686-7468 for more information.
McKee Masters Golf Tournament set for Sept. 11
The McKee Masters Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Sept. 11 at Mariana Butte Golf Course in Loveland.
The 18-hole scramble gets under way with an 8 a.m. start. Entry fee is $125 per player and $500 per team.
To sponsor the tournament, call 970-203-2519. For more information on the tournament, contact Cheri Lohnes at 970-593-6038 or via e-mail at Cheri.Lohnes@BannerHealth.com.
Advanced Adult Hockey League Starting in Greeley
The Greeley Ice Haus, a new A/B adult hockey league starting this fall is looking for players. Registration deadline is Sept. 9 with the season beginning Sept. 14.
The Greeley Ice Haus already hosts a C/D league and a novice league. An “A” player is considered someone that has played competitive hockey for most of their life at an “A” level or higher. A “B” level player has played competitive hockey as a youth and some as an adult at the “B” level or higher.
Practices will be held Mondays and Thursdays from 8:15 to 9:30 p.m. Cost is $165 per player. Age requirement is 16 and up.
For more information, contact the Greeley Ice Haus at 970-350-9402 or visit online at www.GreeleyIceHaus.com.