Local sports briefs

Northwest Little League Board Elections

Northwest Little League will hold board elections Friday, September 30, 2016. The elections will take place at the Northwest Elementary Cafeteria at 5:30 p.m.

Minford Little League Board elections

Minford Little League will hold their annual elections for the 2017 Little League Board, Sunday, October 2, 2016 at the Minford Little League fields.

To be eligible to vote you must have volunteered at least eight hours at the fields, which includes, but is not limited to, managers, coaches, field maintenance workers, umpires, concession workers, board members and anyone else volunteering at least eight hours.

If you did not volunteer at least eight hours you can still run for the board but will not be able to vote.

Any questions concerning the Minford Little League Board elections can be directed to 740-285-2522.

American Legion Post 23 Tryouts

The Portsmouth Post 23 American Legion Baseball team will be conducting tryouts Saturday, October 8, 2016 for the 2017 summer baseball season. Tryouts will be held from 2-6 p.m. at historic Branch Rickey Park in Portsmouth, Ohio.

Post 23 will once again field a junior and senior legion team. To be considered for the junior legion team, players must not reach the age of 17 before January 1, 2017, while those trying out for the senior legion team must not reach the age of 19 by the same date.

All interested players are encouraged to attend the October 8 tryout, as there will not be another tryout held until the spring of next year.

Players need only to bring themselves and a glove to the tryout.

Additional information and answers to questions may be obtained by calling Matt Miller, 740-464-8785, Jeff Coakley, 740-935-1232, or Dean Schuler, 740-352-1742.