Officiating Program at York College

York College will host its eighth edition of the START (Students of Today are Referees of Tomorrow) program, designed to recruit college students and local fans into sports refereeing and officiating, on three consecutive Sundays, beginning Feb. 10. The programs offered in the Spring 2013 START session at York College will be based on interest/registration from the following options: field hockey, soccer, football, volleyball, track and field, baseball and softball. The program will be held in Room 102 of Diehl Hall, located on Grantley Road next to York College's athletic complex. The meetings will begin each night at 6 p.m. and last approximately 75-90 minutes. The program is open to anyone at least 18 years old. There is no cost to college students with ID cards. Other participants must pay the normal PIAA $30 registration fee. Candidates will be able to take the PIAA officiating test at the end of the Feb. 24 meeting. To register for the program, candidates should email Tom Byrnes and indicate which sport they're interested in.

Zions View Baseball/Softball Registration

The Zions View Athletic Association, home of Northeastern Little League Baseball and Girls' Fast Pitch Softball, is holding registration for ages 5 through 18. Northeastern Little League registration baseball fees are: T-Ball, ages 5-7, $40; Minors and Majors, ages 7-12, $70; and Juniors and Seniors, ages 13-18, $85. Girls' Fast Pitch registration fees are: new players ages 5-7, $40, and returning players, $5 plus uniform; new players ages, 8-18, $75, and returning players, $35 plus uniform. Parents or guardians must bring a photo copy of the player's birth certificate and proof of residency to register. An in-house registration will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Zions View Complex from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. You may also register at through Sunday, Feb. 17. For information on baseball, contact Jamie Snyder at 793-7114 or at For softball information, contact Jen Frey at 309-0164 or at


Springettsbury Flag Football

The YTP Youth Flag Football League will be held on Sunday afternoons, beginning in March, at Springettsbury and Cousler parks. The age divisions go from 5 through high school. The registration fee is $83 for an individual, or $78 per member for a team. A Spring Adult Flag Football League will be held at Springettsbury Park on Sunday mornings beginning in March. The team registration fee is $250. Teams are also responsible for weekly officiating fees. Registration for both leagues will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Toyota of York, 1885 Whiteford Road. For information on the youth league, visit or For information on the adult league visit Or for information on either league, call Julie at 717-676-6629.

West York Hitting Camp

West York will offer its third annual Winter Baseball Hitting Camp on March 2-3. For sixth through eighth graders, the camp will run each day from 2 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. For third through fifth graders, the camp will run from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. each day. The camp will be held at West York Area High School, 1800 Bannister St., York. The cost of the camp is $35, with checks made payable to the West York Baseball Booster Club. For information, call 845-6634, ext. 4, or email .

Youth Lacrosse Tournament

The second annual First Capital Lacrosse Tournament will be held on Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7, at Springettsbury Park. Team registration is $850. The age divisions are under-9, under-11, under-13 and under-15, both A and B Divisions. Included in registration are 18 T-shirts, officiating fees and trophies for champions and runners-up. For information, visit or call Julie at 717-676-6629.