Sign-up deadlines for local youth sports approaching

Local youth sports leagues are holding signups for spring athletics.

The Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Santiam is holding signups for baseball, track and field, spring volleyball and indoor soccer.

Registration is online, at For details on each sport, see below.

JBO Baseball: Signups for JBO baseball run through March 6. Practice starts April 18 and games begin May 9.

Cost for the 2022 season is $135 for minors (third- and fourth-graders), $150 for juniors (fifth- and sixth-graders), and $165 for seniors (seventh- and eighth-graders).

Evaluations will be held Saturday, March 5, at the Lebanon High School baseball and football fields. Senior tryouts will run from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; junior tryouts from noon to 2 p.m.; and minors will be from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Check-in starts 30 minutes before the scheduled time at the LHS baseball field snack shack. Players must bring a glove.

To participate in the JBO season, players will need a helmet (red or blue preferred), a glove, gray (or gray with blue pipe) baseball pants, a blue belt and blue socks. The registration fee covers the hat and jersey, team equipment, and umpire and league fees.

Track and Field: Signups for Boys & Girls Club track and field run through Feb. 21. Cost is $100. Practice begins March 14 and games begin April 9.

Volleyball: Signups for spring volleyball run through Feb. 21. Cost is $112 for third- and fourth-graders, and $120 for fifth- through eighth-graders. Practice begins March 14 and games begin April 4.

Indoor Soccer: Signups for indoor soccer run through Feb. 21. Cost is $90 for first- and second-graders, and $100 for third- and fourth-graders. Practice starts March 14, and games begin April 4.

For more information on Boys & Girls Club sports, contact Allyson at (541) 512-7640 or email [email protected].

Softball: The Boys & Girls Club is not offering softball this year, but Sweet Home youth softball tryouts will be held Saturday, Feb. 26, at Sweet Home High School, 1641 Long St.

Age groups are based on player’s age as of Dec. 31. For instance, if player is 10 or under on Dec. 31, the proper age group will be 10U. Tryout times are: 10U from 1 to 2 p.m.; 12U from 2:30 to 4 p.m.; 14U from 4:30 to 6 p.m. 12U and 14U tryouts for pitchers and catchers will be 4 to 4:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Brent Smith at (541) 401-8643 or Karyn Hartsook at (541) 909-0569, email [email protected], check out @shhuskiessoftball on instagram or visit @SweetHomeSoftballAssociation on Facebook.