Arlington sports digest

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Arlington/Midlothian hockey

The Arlington/Midlothian varsity hockey team climbed into second place with a 3-2 victory over Birdville last Thursday, and now faces the toughest challenge of its summer season.

The team will face first-place Coppell at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Euless Star Center Green arena in each teams' season finale. With a victory, Arlington/Midlothian could pull into a tie for first place with Coppell, as each would finish the season with a 9-1 record.

The teams last met on June 6, when Coppell won 4-2.

Tanner Allen scored two goals in last week’s victory against Birdville, with Trison Wilson adding the third.

Landon Ruhde stopped 20 shots on goal to collect the win.

Arlington soccer Premier Invitational League

Registration ends Aug. 5 for participation in the Premier Invitational League through the Arlington Texas Soccer Association 2013/2014 fall and spring leagues.

League fees are $600, and the season begins Aug. 24.

Information: or e-mail

City of Arlington fall leagues

Registration begins soon for fall t-ball, coach-pitch baseball and outdoor soccer youth leagues.

The fee for each is $75, with registration running July 22-Sept. 4. Play in each league begains Sept. 28.

The city will follow up with basketball, cheer and indoor soccer leagues later in the fall.


Optimist Club youth football

Optimist Club of Arlington will be registering for fall youth football leagues for six consecutive Saturdays through July and August.

Sign-ups will be 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Aug. 10 at the Optimist Hut in Senter Park, 310 E. 3rd St.


— Stephen English

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