Community Announcements

Published 11:13 pm Monday, January 16, 2017


Registration for the PNG Softball League is open.

Sign-ups will be held at the purple concession stand behind the library Jan. 14 and 21 from 2-4 p.m. Registration is $100 for the first participant and $65 for each additional participant in the same household.

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All new players each must have a copy of her birth certificate. No exceptions will be made.

The league is open to girls ages 4-14 from Port Neches, Groves, Port Arthur, Port Acres and Bridge City.

Registration closes Jan. 25. Tryouts will be held Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. Make-up tryouts are Jan. 30 at 6 p.m.



Players may register for season 3 of Upward Soccer at Calvary Baptist Port Acres, 2208 Canal St., through Feb. 27.

Early registration is $58 per child through Jan. 30. After that, it’s $70. Soccer shorts are available for $16 each.

Each player must attend an evaluation Jan. 28 or Feb. 11 from 8 a.m.-noon. Ages for players are 4 years through eighth grade, and the league is open to boys and girls. Reversible game jerseys are provided in each player kit. Cleats are recommended but not required.

Practices begin March 6, with games starting March 11.

Details: Vicky Senn at 736-3958 or Donna Smith at 549-2332.

Anyone interested in coaching or refereeing can call for an interview.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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