Signs up sought for Youth Hub ball

More fifth and sixth grade girls are needed to sign up for the Snoqualmie Valley Youth Hub girls basketball program this winter.

The team currently has enough sign-ups for two small teams, down from five last year, so each girl that would like to play would be an important addition. To learn more about signing up, contact Si View Metro Parks at (425) 831-1900 or e-mail to

Snoqualmie Valley gymnasts place at 2008 fall state championships

Members of the Gymnastics East Level 5 girls team competed Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Fall State Championships in Bellevue, hosted by Gymnastics East.

Snoqualmie athletes who participated included Abby Weber, 10, who took sixth place with 8.95 in the vault, 8.8 on the bars, 8.675 on the beam, and 8.425 on the floor; Abi Zarate, 11, who took first place with 8.65 in the vault, 8.65 on the bars, 8.9 on the beam and 8.8 on the floor; Nicole Young, 11, who took eighth place with 8.475 in the vault, 7.85 on the bars, 9.025 on the beam and 8.75 on the floor; and Alexandra Retter, 12, who took 34th place with 7.8 in vault, 7.65 on the bars, 7.775 on the beam and 7.35 on the floor.

Falls Little League gets new name

Fall City Little League has a new name, meant to better reflect its geographical area.

The organization still offers baseball and softball for youth, but is now known as Falls Little League. For this season, the former Web site address,, will still be available for registration and general information. However, families may also access its new Web site at

The new league name reflects the league’s goal of combining Snoqualmie Valley communities to provide a safe, fun, positive, educational and fulfilling experience for boys and girls playing baseball and softball.

Online registration begins Thursday, Jan. 1. Families may register at both Web sites. For those who can not register online, in-person registration for Minors, Coast, Majors players ages 9 to 12. and Juniors ages 13-14 will be at the skills assessment on Feb. 7 and 8. Visit the Web site for exact times and location. In-person registration for T-ball for players age 5, Sluggers, and Crazy 8’s, for ages 6 to 8, will be on March 14.

New players enroll online, but are required to bring their original birth certificate to an in-person registration. League age is a child’s age as of April 30, 2009 for baseball and Dec. 31, 2008 for softball. Registration deadlines are Feb. 8 for Minors, Coast, Majors and Juniors and March 14 for T-ball, Sluggers and Crazy 8’s.

Minors, Coast and Majors players are required to attend the skills assessment on either Feb. 7 or Feb. 8.

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