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Softball league holding registration

PROSPECT — The Prospect Women’s Softball League is holding registration for the 2015 season.

Players must be 18 years old prior to June 1. There is no automatic registration. Women who played last year must register again. The fee is $15 for Prospect residents and $20 for non-residents. Prospect residents must submit proof of residency. Registration is by mail only and must be postmarked by June 1. A $5 late fee applies if mailed after June 1.

The summer season begins the week of June 22, and continues through the last week of August. The league plays one to two games per week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays with occasional games on Thursdays and rain dates are scheduled at field availability.

For more information, call league Chairperson Kimberly Tompkins at (203) 758-0216.

Pop Warner holding football, cheer sign-ups

NAUGATUCK —Naugatuck Pop Warner has announced dates for youth football and cheer sign-ups.

Registration will be held May 30 and June 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hop Brook School, 75 Crown St. The are six divisions of football, from flag to unlimited, for children ages 5 to 14. The cost is $75 for flag football and $175 for tackle football. The maximum fee for a family is $350. Financial assistance is available.

For more information, contact Paul McGrath at (203) 525-1170 or naugypopwarnergyahoo.com.

Scholar-athletes honored at banquet

Ambassador for the McDonald’s Brand John Cisna, Woodland Regional High School senior Marisa Macek, Woodland Regional High School senior Drew Chura and Executive Director of CAS-CIAC Karissa Niehoff. –CONTRIBUTED
Ambassador for the McDonald’s Brand John Cisna, Woodland Regional High School senior Marisa Macek, Woodland Regional High School senior Drew Chura and Executive Director of CAS-CIAC Karissa Niehoff. –CONTRIBUTED

CHESHIRE — Scholar-athletes from Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School were honored by at the 32nd Annual CAS-CIAC Scholar Athlete Banquet May 3.

Naugatuck High seniors Kara Klimaszewski and Daniel Schumacher along with Woodland seniors Marisa Macek and Drew Chura were among the 344 senior student-athletes honored as CIAC Scholar Athletes.

The Scholar Athlete program recognizes two high school senior student-athletes — one boy and one girl — from each member high school whose academic and athletic careers have been exemplary, whose personal standards and achievement are a model to others, and who possess high levels of integrity, self-discipline and courage. The honorees are chosen by the member schools and are submitted to the CIAC.

Senior Babe Ruth holding sign-ups

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Senior Babe Ruth is holding registration for the upcoming baseball season.

Players from Naugatuck, Prospect, Beacon Falls and Waterbury that were born from Jan. 1, 1996 to April 30, 1999 are eligible to play. For more information, contact Bob Neth at (203) 729-9334 or bob_neth@yahoo.com.

Fortier, Piccirillo receive accolades

NEW HAVEN — Naugatuck residents Gillian Fortier and Angelina Piccirillo were honored during Albertus Magnus College’s annual athletics banquet for the 2014-15 academic year.

Fortier, a freshman, was named Co-Female Rookie of the Year, a department-wide honor. She was also the 2015 Falcon Award Winner for softball.

Piccirillo, a freshman, received the women’s basketball team’s Most Improved award.

Wilde named to academic team

WALTHAM, Mass. — Bentley University senior Paige Wilde, a Naugatuck resident, was recently named to the Academic All-Northeast-10 Conference team.

Wilde, a member of Bentley’s swimming and diving team, is corporate finance and accounting major with a GPA about 3.4.

Kickball to benefit Grad Nite

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Grad Nite Committee is seeking teams and individuals to play in its annual Kickball Tournament.

The tournament is scheduled for June 13 at Linden Park. All proceeds from the event help fund the Grad Nite program. Interested teams or individuals can email Andrew Bottinick at abottinick59@gmail.com for more information.