The Winner's Edge will hold basketball instruction for boys and girls grades 5-12 starting April 11. Enrollment is limited. For additional information call Jon Daup at (614) 402-3287.

The Winner's Edge will hold basketball instruction for boys and girls grades 5-12 starting April 11. Enrollment is limited. For additional information call Jon Daup at (614) 402-3287.

The Columbus Premier U-9 travel baseball team is looking to fill a roster spot. For more information call Daren Neff at (614) 218-0676.

The Ohio Rally AAU girls basketball program is looking for players for its eighth-grade team. For more information or to join visit

The Girls Basketball Association will be host to over 45 tournaments this spring for girls ages 9-17. The tournaments are open to all AAU, YBOA, GBA and other teams. For a full listing of the tournaments available, call the GBA office at (740) 685-2468 or visit

The following schools are seeking coaches:

Dublin Jerome -- Varsity boys basketball. Send letter of interest and résumé to Nick Magistrale, Athletics Director, Dublin Jerome H.S., 8300 Hyland Croy Road, Dublin 43016 or call (614) 718-8261.

Hamilton Township -- Varsity football. Teaching positions are available. Send a letter of interest and résumé to Mark Beggrow, Director of Athletics, 1105 Rathmell Road, Columbus 43207 or e-mail The deadline to apply is today.

Hastings Middle School -- Girls volleyball. Contact Athletics Director Brian Shipley at (614) 487-5100 ext. 125.

Hilliard Darby -- Varsity volleyball, varsity boys soccer. Deadline to apply is Wednesday. Send cover letter and résumé to Chad Schulte, Athletics Director, Hilliard Darby High School, 4200 Leppert Road, Hilliard, 43026.

Johnstown-Monroe -- Varsity girls soccer, junior varsity softball, eighth-grade softball, seventh-grade softball. Send e-mail to Athletics Director Mike Carter at

River Valley -- Varsity football. Mail letter of interest, résumé and three letters of reference to Thomas G. Shade, Superintendent, River Valley Local Schools, 197 Brocklesby Road, Caledonia, 43314, or by e-mail at

The 33rd annual Police and Fire Games will be June 13-18 in Toledo. The purpose of these games is to support the physical and mental fitness of Ohio's active and retired law enforcement, firefighter and military personnel by offering a variety of events in which first responders can compete in an environment of good sport and camaraderie.

More than 30 sports will be included. New to the games are a safety forces challenge, women's 3-on-3 basketball, arm wrestling and a motorcycle poker run. Ice hockey is scheduled to return this year. A full list of the events, their descriptions, schedules and locations can be found at

All first responders are invited to participate in the games and to bring their friends and families to support them. All activities are open to the public to watch free of charge. For more information, contact Joseph A. Mahan, president of the Ohio Police and Fire Games, at (937) 335-4336 or e-mail

The 65th annual North-South Classic all-star football game will be April 23 in Ohio Stadium.

The South team will be coached by Dublin Coffman coach Mark Crabtree. Area athletes on the South include: C.J. Bryant (DB, Gahanna), Brett Buehler (LB, Dublin Coffman), Kyle Clinton (K, Dublin Coffman), Josh Hendershot (OL, Newark Catholic), Phil Huff (OL, Hilliard Davidson), Roosevelt Nix (DL, Reynoldsburg), Verlon Reed (QB, Marion-Franklin), Harrison Scott (DL, New Albany), Justin Stumph (OL, St. Charles) and Jack Tomlinson (WR, Westerville South).

The Positive Coaching Alliance, a non-profit organization based at Stanford University, offers a free Internet-based course on how to develop and promote positive youth sports programs for youth coaches, parents and league administrators. The program's goal is to raise the level of sportsmanship in youth sports.

For information, call (650) 725-0024, send an e-mail to or visit