Sports briefs (6/6/2013)
USSSA seeks young athletes
The United States Specialty Sports Association is building a youth baseball team for the 12th unit, and recruiting young players from Valencia and Socorro counties. This competitive league is for players who will be 12 years old or younger as of May 1, 2014, and have some baseball experience.
Practice will be tailored to the team and its members. The team will play doubleheaders every Sunday in Rio Rancho, from late July through October. Some additional travel may be required.
For more information about this, or to have your child try out, contact Lawrence Chavez at 505-269-6899 or visit www.usssa.com.
Socorro Bass Club hosts tournament
The Socorro Bass Club will host its fourth tournament of the season this Sunday, June 9, at Elephant Butte State Park. Members should meet at the upper ramp between 5:30 and 6 a.m. Sunday to participate.
To join the Socorro Bass Club or for further information about the tournament, contact Ron Gilworth at 575-835-1200. Membership in the Socorro Bass Club is $20 per year.