Youth hockey league signup deadline March 7

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Registration is underway for the Prescott Youth Hockey League’s 2018 season and is scheduled for a March 7 deadline. The first participation session is scheduled for March 19, and a season-ending tournament is set for May 23. Once the registration deadline passes, players are placed on a waiting list. Prior to the spring season, an opening ceremony will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. March 19 at Pioneer Park. For more information, contact Marti Curry at martic@cableone.net or visit prescottyouthhockey.com.

Prescott Senior Softball begins 2018 season

Members of the Prescott Senior Softball league have begun their 2018 season and are interested in seeing new fans, or players, join in on the fun. Cactus League play began Feb. 26 but those interested in playing still have time to sign up before the regular season begins in April. Prescott Senior Softball began in 1990 and currently has three leagues, the majors, triple-A and double-A with more than 200 players on rosters. Games are scheduled for Monday and Thursday mornings at the softball fields off Commerce Road in Prescott. Clinics are available for umpires and players to discover skill set, and a barbeque will be held at the end of Cactus League play to welcome all newcomers. For more information, contact Ted Gambogi at 928-443-7506 or email tgambogi@yahoo.com. Visit the league’s website to register at prescottseniorsoftball.com.

D-backs to host race against cancer on March 31

The Arizona Diamondbacks are scheduled to host their sixth annual D-backs Race Against Cancer on Saturday, March 31, in Phoenix. Proceeds will benefit the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation. The 5K/1-mile walk will head through downtown Phoenix streets and participants will be able to end with a victory lap around the outfield wall at Chase Field. The 5K is set to begin at 7:15 a.m. and the 1-mile Family Fund Walk will start at 8:30 a.m. Partipants will receive a D-backs racing shirt, unique finisher medal, a drawstring bag and a ticket to a game. Cost is $40 for the 5K and $20 for the 1-mile race. To register, log online to dbacks.com/race.

City of Prescott teams with Antelope Hills to offer junior golf class

The City of Prescott and Antelope Hills Golf Course have joined to offer junior golfers a FUNdamental Golf Class that will teach young people interested in the game how to play in a fast, safe and courteous manner. This 90 minutes class is open to junior’s ages 7 to 18 for various dates and times throughout the year. Pre-registration and payment of $10 is required. After completion, a junior golfer may participate in the Junior Developmental Program, which includes complimentary green fees and range balls for $20 per month. The program also allows for junior golfers to receive instruction from PGA professionals. Registration forms are available at the Antelope Hills golf shop. For more information, call 928-776-7888.