Sports briefs for the week of Feb. 25:



Delaware 13U travel baseball team to hold tryouts


CR/Smyrna alumni match seeking wrestlers


Final fee due for youth floor hockey league


Navarro and Sanclemente take top honors in Cupid’s Chase


Team Bricks MultiSport to host kickoff expo


Registration open for Holy Cross spring volleyball


Rider Run for Fitness accepting registrations


Striders & Riders to meet Saturday mornings

Delaware 13U travel baseball team to hold tryouts
    The Delaware Demolition 13U travel baseball team is holding tryouts from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at its indoor facility in Dover.
    All players interested must be able to pitch and must be 13 or younger as of May 1, 2009.
    For more information or directions, call Jeff Poore at 422-7796 or Dave Brown at 424-1501.

CR/Smyrna alumni match seeking wrestlers
    The fourth annual alumni wrestling match between Caesar Rodney and Smyrna high schools is set for 7 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Smyrna High School.
    The event, hosted by the Smyrna Little Wrestlers, is still looking for alumni participants to wrestle.
    Proceeds benefit local wrestlers with travel and entry fees for tournaments during the wrestling season.
    For more information, call Ginger Barkley at 242-0749 or email ginbark@aol.com.

Final fee due for youth floor hockey league
    The city of Dover Parks and Recreation department will conduct a youth floor hockey league for boys and girls Tuesday evenings beginning March 10 at the Pitts Center.
    Sticks, helmets and shin guards are provided for use during games in this no-contact league.
    Participants must wear a mouth guard, and the season will consist of one practice and six games.
    The activity fee is $25 per participant and must be paid no later than Wednesday, March 4.
    For more information, call 674-7541 or visit www.cityofdover.com.

Navarro and Sanclemente take top honors in Cupid’s Chase
    The Cupid’s Chase 5K Run/Walk was held Feb. 14 at Silver Lake Park, Dover.
    The winners were: Overall: Luis Navarro, 17:45, for males; and Drew Sanclemente, 22:37, for females.
    Masters: Eric Payne, 18:53, for males; and Rose Ann Smith, 25:50, for females.
    Fourteen and younger: Brendan Horne, 19:04, first; and Ethan Burton, 38:27, second for males; and Delaney Steele, 31:41, first; Rhiannan Mattingly, 33:13, second; and April Roeper, 35:03, third for females.
    Fifteen to 19: Erik Gibbs, 19:39, first; Alexander Lee, 22:17, second; and Tyler Hutchison, 23:51, third for males; and Melissa Rubacky, 24:44, first; and Brittany Paine, 38:27, second for females.
    Twenty to 29: Joseph Neary, 24:26, first; and Marcus Woodward, 37:35, second for males; and Jessica Melvin, 23:52, first; Courtney Stewart, 24:37, second; and Meryl Kern, 32:03, third for females.
    Thirty to 39: Mike Dellert, 18:16, first; Jess Manning, 18:25, second; and Gary Stulir, 20:21, third for males; and Becky Thompson, 26:04, first; Laura Tampanello, 27:17, second; and Tiffany Manning, 27:46, third for females.
    Forty to 49: John Healy, 19:59, first; Ed Hood, 20:08, second; and Jerome Mendez, 23:45, third for males; and Amy Hoey, 26:01, first; Julie Lewick, 26:30, second; and Marti Sanclemente, 28:27, third for females.
    Fifty to 59: Mike Keeports, 20:48, first; Joseph Rubacky, 23:31, second; and John Durk, 25:08, third for males; and Mary Walsh, 29:07, first; Laura Vaughn, 30:10, second; and Louise Holt, 32:54, third for females.
    Sixty to 69: Tom Keating, 23:19, first; Richard Grace, 24:44, second; and Don Marvel, 25:24, third.
    Couples: Rose Ann and Gregory Smith, first; Tiffany and Jess Manning, second; and Courtney Stewart and Joseph Neary, third for runners; and Laura and Mike Gondeck, first for walkers.
    Walkers: Brad Lane, 34:21, first; Jim Lyons, 37:50, second; and Mike Gondeck, 38:41, third for males; and Laura Gondeck, 37:47, first; Jessica Gondeck, 37:47, second; and Deborah Simpson, 41:09, third for females.

Team Bricks MultiSport to host kickoff expo
    Team Bricks MultiSport is hosting a kickoff expo from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, at the Outlook Center at the Duncan Center, 500 W. Loockerman St., Dover.
    Participants will be treated to light hors d’oeuvres, get to mingle with current and future teammates, learn about Team Bricks, see vendors and team sponsors, and watch slide shows of past events.
    There also will be door prizes and no RSVP is required.
    For more information, call 632-3200 or email jess@teambricks.com.

Registration open for Holy Cross spring volleyball
    The spring coed volleyball program at Holy Cross is accepting registrations for the 2009 season.
    The program is open to third graders through high school, and participants need not be members of the Holy Cross Parish.
    Evaluations will be held in the Holy Cross gym at 6 p.m. Monday, March 9 for third-through eighth-graders, and 7:30 p.m. for ninth- through 12th-graders. Walk-up registrations will be accepted up to a half an hour before evaluations, and practices will begin the following week.
    The registration fee is $50 per child, $25 for each additional child. All practices and matches will be in the Holy Cross gym.
    Registration forms are available at the Holy Cross Parish office, 631 S. State St., Dover, or at the parish’s website, www.hcs.pvt.k12.de.us/hcs/students.
    For more information or to learn about coaching opportunities, call Jim Clougherty at 284-3683 or email spaceneedle@verizon.net.

Rider Run for Fitness accepting registrations
    The Caesar Rodney AFJROTC Rider Run for Fitness has opened its early registration period for the event that will be at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Caesar Rodney High School.
    The early registration deadline is Monday, March 30, and final registration deadline will be Thursday, April 30.
    For more information, call Lt. Col. (ret.) Steve Welde or MSgt. (ret.) Jay Wedel at 697-2161, ext. 1054, or visit http://crjotc.org/5krun.aspx.

Striders & Riders to meet Saturday mornings
    The Downstate Delaware Striders & Riders will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, in front of Some Guy’s Bagels, 136 Greentree Drive, Dover.
    The group meets every Saturday morning to run and bike together.
    For more information, call Meryl at 718-689-0802 or visit www.ddsr.org.