SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS: Knights of Columbus free-throw contest set for Jan. 18 in Milford

Knights of Columbus to sponsor youth free-throw championship

All boys and girls ages 10 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2014 Knights of Columbus Free-Throw Championship. The local competition, sponsored by Council 14546, will be held Saturday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. at St. Mary School in Milford.

The Knights of Columbus Free-Throw Championship is sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local, district and state competitions. International champions are announced by the K of C international headquarters based on scores from the state-level competitions. All boys and girls 10 to 14 years old are eligible to participate and will compete in their respective age divisions. Last year more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in over 3,600 local competitions.

All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation in the event. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent. For entry forms or additional information contact Adam Baranowsky at 203.530.3636 or

Milford JML/Wasson Youth Baseball registration

Milford Junior Major League / Daniel S. Wasson Baseball offers its spring youth baseball program for all children ages 4-18. The program includes seven divisions consisting of Shetland 4 age 4 ($40), Shetland ages 5-6 ($60), Pinto age 7-8 ($60), Mustang ages 9-10 ($75), Bronco ages 11-12 ($80), Babe Ruth age 13 ($120), Babe Ruth ages 14-15 ($180), and Senior Babe Ruth ages 16-18 ($180). Games will start in April and continue through July.

Parent support for managers, coaches, and other assistance is also needed.

Registration will be held the following nights: Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Harborside Middle School from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Feb. 5 at Margaret Egan Center from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Monday, Feb. 10 at Harborside Middle School from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Feb. 19 at Margaret Egan Center from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Uncle Bob’s Storage from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 1 at Dick’s Sporting Goods from 12 noon to 2 p.m.; and Wednesday, March 5 at Margaret Egan Center from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, visit or contact Bob Wheway (203-877-3076) or Lou Mastriano (203-627-4770).

Milford Youth Lacrosse spring registration

Milford Youth Lacrosse is taking registrations for the upcoming spring season. The league is open to children from kindergarten to eighth grade. Go to and register for the upcoming season. Register before Jan. 18 to avoid late fees. Registration closes Feb. 1. Credit cards are now accepted online. For more information, contact Eileen Dirgo at or Sean McGinley at 203-507-9819.

Stratford Breakers seek players

The Stratford Breakers Fast Pitch softball organization has only a few positions open on their upcoming 12U and 18U tournament teams. If interested, contact Breakers president Mark Fawver at 203-243-9290 or email at