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York College will play host to its 13th edition of the START program, designed to recruit college students and local fans into sports officiating, beginning Sunday, Oct. 25, and continuing on Nov. 1 and Nov. 8. START stands for "Students of Today are Referees of Tomorrow." Sports offered during the Fall 2015 START program — based on interest levels from applicants — could be basketball, wrestling, baseball, softball and lacrosse. A minimum of five candidates in a sport should register before Friday, Oct. 16, for that sport to be included in the program. Late applicants will be included in any program that has enough candidates to run. The program will be held in Room 140 of the Humanities Center on York College's main campus. The meetings will begin each night at 6 and last approximately 75 minutes. The program is open to anyone at least 18. There is no cost to college students with ID cards. Participants without a current college student ID card must pay the normal PIAA $30 registration fee. Candidates will be able to take the PIAA officiating test at the end of the Nov. 8 meeting. To register for the program, candidates should send an e-mail to Capital Athletic Conference Commissioner Tom Byrnes ( by Friday, Oct. 16, indicating which sport they're interested in becoming a PIAA official.


Co-ed volleyball teams are now being accepted into the Coors Light RD Volleyball League. The league will begin play at Voni Grimes Gym on Tuesday, Oct. 27. The league is divided into two divisions: Division 2, which plays on Tuesday nights, and Division 1, which plays on Thursday nights. The deadline to enter is Thursday, Oct. 15. Both divisions are limited to the first 14 teams to enter. For entry forms or information, call York City Recreation and Parks at (717) 854-1587.


The Dallastown Area School District has the following coaching vacancies: diving coach, junior high basketball cheerleading coach, head varsity track and field coach and junior varsity boys' lacrosse coach. Clearances are required. Those interested apply online at by clicking the "Employment" button and then "Current Vacancies." Applicants should include a letter of interest and coaching resume with the electronic application.


York Catholic High School's Athletic Association is hosting Bingo on Sunday, Oct. 4 at the high school. The doors open at noon and games begin at 2 p.m. The cost is $30 at the door and includes 15 paper cards. Additional strips of three are available for $3 each. There are two jackpots of $500 and one $1,000 jackpot. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For information, call York Catholic High School weekdays from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at (717) 846-8871, ext. 11.