MLB STANDINGS

AMERICAN LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 64 41 .610 —

New York 56 49 .533 8

Toronto 52 53 .495 12

Baltimore 49 55 .471 14 1/2

Tampa Bay 40 65 .381 24

Central Division

Detroit 60 44 .577 —

Cleveland 60 45 .571 1/2

Minnesota 54 51 .514 6 1/2

Chicago 48 57 .457 12 1/2

Kansas City 47 58 .448 13 1/2

West Division

Los Angeles 61 42 .592 —

Seattle 57 46 .553 4

Oakland 49 56 .467 13

Texas 46 59 .438 16

Monday’s Games

Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 4, 11 innings

Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1

Detroit at Oakland, late

L.A. Angels at Seattle, late

Tuesday’s Games

Baltimore at Boston, 6:05 p.m.

Texas at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m.

Toronto at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m.

Kansas City at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Seattle, 9:05 p.m.

Detroit at Oakland, 9:05 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

New York 59 46 .562 —

Philadelphia 56 49 .533 3

Atlanta 55 51 .519 4 1/2

Florida 49 57 .462 10 1/2

Washington 45 60 .429 14

Central Division

Milwaukee 57 49 .538 —

Chicago 55 49 .529 1

St. Louis 49 53 .480 6

Houston 46 59 .438 10 1/2

Cincinnati 45 61 .425 12

Pittsburgh 42 61 .408 13 1/2

West Division

Los Angeles 57 48 .543 —

Arizona 58 49 .542 —

San Diego 56 48 .538 1/2

Colorado 53 51 .510 3 1/2

San Francisco 45 58 .437 11

Monday’s Game

Philadelphia 4, Chicago Cubs 1

Tuesday’s Games

Colorado at Florida, 6:05 p.m.

St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m.

Cincinnati at Washington, 6:05 p.m.

Houston at Atlanta, 6:35 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Milwaukee, 7:05 p.m.

Philadelphia at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m.

Arizona at San Diego, 9:05 p.m.

San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.

Bangs Dragons football two-a-days start Aug. 6

The Bangs Dragons high school football program will begin two-a-day workouts on Monday, Aug. 6.

Workout sessions will be held weekdays from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Little Longhorns registration runs through aug. 9

Registration for the Early Little Longhorns, Mini-Belles and Spirit Sisters programs will continue through Thursday, Aug. 9.

The fee for each program is $25 and each participant will receive a T-shirt and spirit button, along with their Big Longhorn, Belle or Spirit Sister information during the first week of school. They will meet their Big Longhorn, Belle, or Spirit Sister at Purple Day on Saturday, Sept. 8.

Registration forms will include the child’s name, address, phone number, age and T-shirt size should be mailed to Mikeana Bailey, 210 Hanson Lane, Early, TX 76802.

If a child prefers a specific player or cheerleader, the program will attempt to match them, but there is no guarantee. Belles will be assigned.

Cen-Tex Soccer Association sign-up sessions Aug. 4, 11

Cen-Tex Soccer Association registration is under way will run through Saturday, Aug. 11. On Saturday, Aug. 4 and Saturday, Aug. 11, registration sessions will be held at the Cen-Tex Soccer complex from 10 a.m. to noon.

The registration fee is $35 per child and forms can be picked up at Weakley-Watson.

The season will run from Sept. 8 through Nov. 3.

For more information, call 641-2961 or visit the Web site www.centexsoccer.org.

Registration for Little Lions continues until Aug. 10

Registration for the 2007 edition of the Little Lions program is under way and will continue through Friday, Aug. 10. The entry fee is $15.

Little Lions will be matched with a varsity football player and will receive a T-shirt with their varsity player’s name and number. No requests will be honored.

The Little Lion will meet their Big Lion at the annual “Meet the Lions” event at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27 at Gordon Wood Stadium. Entry forms are available at Weakley-Watson and Wal-Mart.

For more information, call Debbie Pachall at 643-2935.

Texas Youth Football League registration ends Aug. 12

Early registration for the upcoming fall season of the Texas Youth Football League is now under way.

Registration forms for the third and fourth grade and fifth and sixth grade leagues are available at Weakley-Watson Sporting Goods.

The fee to register in July is $85 and $105 in August. Registration ends on Sunday, Aug. 12, and the season will begin in mid-August and conclude in late October.

Teams from Brownwood, Early, Bangs, Brady, Coleman, Comanche, San Saba and Goldthwaite will comprise the league, with all games being played on Saturdays. The majority of the games will take place in Brownwood.

For more information, call Bryce Ratliff at 643-9562 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Early Belles dance camp to start on Aug. 13

The Early Belles Dance Team will conduct a mini-camp from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 13 through Wednesday, Aug. 15 at the Early High School gym.

The camp is open to girls entering kindergarten through fifth grade and the cost is $35, which should be paid prior to Aug. 6.

Campers will receive a T-shirt, a picture will a Belle and will perform in a pre-game performance before the first varsity football game.

Checks made payable to and in care of the Belles Dance Camp can be mailed to Early High School P.O. Box 3315, Early, 76802.

For more information, call Tammy Bannister at 641-0281 or Marie Algiere 646-5003.