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TYFL signups this week

Staff Report

Tallassee Youth Football League registration is this week for players and cheerleaders. Kids in Tallassee who are between the ages of 5-12 on Aug. 1 are eligible.

TYFL president Kerry Cole has been affiliated with the youth program for a decade.

"We encourage our young men and women to participate," he said. "This is the building ground for them going to play on Friday nights at the high school. This is where we try to teach the funadmentals; how to block and how to tackle."

There is a cap on the number of players each division can accept.

"According to the bylaws of the East Alabama Youth Football League, we can only have 30 kids per team," Cole noted. "We try to encourage people to come out as early as possible."

The divisions are: Freshmen (5/6), Sophomore (7/8), Junior (9/10) and Senior (11/12). The cost is $120 for football and inclues the uniform and $40 for cheer with the uniform being purchased separately.

Registration times are from 6-7:30 p.m. on April 29, 30 and May 2. Football signups will take place at the Dixie Youth Baseball pavilion. Cheer signups will be held at the Softball Complex pavilion.

For more information, call Cole at 334-339-1195.