Softball tourney offered
The George C. Vaughan Memorial Softball Tournament is scheduled to take place Sept. 22 at Streetsboro City Schools Fields, 9980 Kerby Lane.
The tournament is set to begin at 9 a.m. Coed, men's and industrial (two females) teams are welcome to participate.
The cost is $125 per team and/or $10 per person to be placed on a team. It is a double-elimination format.
Register by Aug. 30 to Andrea Parma Shaffer at Streetsboro Parks and Recreation (330-626-3802) or call Adam Ward at 330-610-3172 for details.
Mr. Vaughan was a 41-year-old umpire when he collapsed and died at a youth baseball game last year in Canton.
He was an Amateur Softball Association umpire and softball player. He died of heart disease unknowingly.
Proceeds will benefit his family and LifeBanc, where he was an organ donor.
Sign up for soccer
The deadline for Solon's Early Childhood PTA's soccer signups is Aug. 30.
This program, for 3-to-5-year-old boys and girls, introduces young children to the game of soccer.
Six games are scheduled to be played every Saturday from Sept. 21 through Oct. 26 at Solon Community Park.
The games are set to take place at 9:30 a.m. One rain date is scheduled for Nov. 2.
Practices are set to take place at the beginning of each game.
Teams are made up according to age. Each player is expected to play at least two quarters in each game. Shin guards are required and cleats are not allowed.
Shin guards can no longer be purchased through SECPTA.
The cost to play is $20 per child. This fee will cover T-shirts, equipment and team photos.
Parents take turns bringing after-game snacks and drinks. SECPTA membership also is required to sign up for SECPTA Soccer.
Soccer registration forms and SECPTA membership forms are available at www.SolonEarlyChildhoodPTA.com. Questions regarding soccer can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.