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PRINCETON: Sports News and Notes

The Princeton Running Company will be holding staff-led evening training runs beginning at the Princeton Running Company, 108 Nassau Street in Princeton.
The runs leave at 6:30 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday and at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday and are held weekly rain or shine. There is no cost.
For more information, call 252-9110 or email princeton@therunningcompany.net. 
The Allentown High School baseball program will be hosting a Hot Stove Dinner on Friday, Jan. 22 from 6-11 p.m. at the Princeton Manor in Hamilton.
The evening will be hosted by Tom McCarthy, play-by-play voice of the Philadelphia Phillies. Special guest will include Phillies manager Pete Mackanin, Phillies announcer Ben Davis, and MLB Network analyst Dan Plesac. There will also be numerous auction items available including baseballs autographed by David Wright and Kris Bryant, jerseys autographed by Cody Ashe and Mike Schmidt, a Blake Bortles autographed jersey and more.
The cost of the dinner is $50. Food will be catered by Mafalda’s of Hamilton.
For more information, call (609) 416-3488. 
The Cranbury-Plainsboro Little League has opened registration for the upcoming baseball and softball seasons.
C-PLL is offering Little League baseball, softball and T-Ball for kids 3½ to 13 years old. The season will begin in April and play through the middle of June, with all activities on the fields throughout Cranbury and Plainsboro. T-Ball is open to kids 3½ to 7 years old and costs only $25. Baseball & Softball leagues are open to kids 7 to 13 years old. Plus, the league is always looking for any CPLL “alumni” ages 13 and up interested in umpiring. Umpires get trained and certified by Little League and it’s a great way to earn money.
Registration is online at www.cpll.org and will remain open through Feb. 17.
For more information, visit the website or email info@cpll.org. 
Princeton Pong is having an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 24 from 9 a.m. until noon Anyone is welcome to come and enjoy free open play and instruction from our coaches. As an added bonus, anyone who sign’s up for a monthly or yearly membership that day will have the initiation fee of $45 waived from the contract.
On Saturday, Jan. 30 Princeton Pong will be hosting the 2016 January OPEN Table Tennis Tournament. This is a 2-Star USATT-Sanctioned Tournament open to groups of all ages and skill levels. Entry deadline is January 28th.
For more information or to register call (609) 987-8500 or visit www.princetonpong.com. 
Baseball players from Montgomery High School will offer their services to local residents and businesses for leaf raking and other odd jobs. The proceeds from a donation of $10 per player per hour will be dedicated to improve Montgomery’s baseball facilities.
This program, which is entitled “Leaf the Raking To Us,” is being organized by the Diamond Club, the fundraising booster organization that supports MHS baseball. In recent years, the Club has successfully made many facility improvements including replacement of the backstop, infield dirt, and outfield fence at the varsity field; construction of new batting cages; and repair or older batting cages.
The overall goal is to increase involvement by the players while providing a valuable service to the community. The players will come equipped with rakes. Homeowners need only supply the leaf bags, a smile and, of course, a donation.
Further information and electronic sign up are available at www.mhscougarbaseball.com or by calling (917) 886-6444. 
Registration is now open for Lawrence Lacrosse Club’s 2016 spring programs. Programs are available for boys and girls in Pre-K through 8th grade from Lawrence Township and surrounding communities that do not offer lacrosse programs.
For the boy and girls 1st though 8th grade programs, the club has a few sets of equipment to lend on a first come, first served basis. Limited scholarships are also available.
Interested participants can learn more about the programs and register by visiting www.lawrencelacrosse.com. Early registration discounts apply before Dec. 19. For more information, email lawrencelacrosse@gmail.com. 

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