published Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Sports Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011

This list is updated at least weekly. A short version including imminent events appears on Fridays in the sports section. Submit items by e-mail to sports@timesfreepress.com, by fax to 423-668-5049 or by mail to Sports Dept., Chattanooga Times Free Press, 400 E. 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403.

BASEBALL

  • Prospect Watch tryout camp: Aug. 5, Bill Evans Field, College Park, Ga.; for 2011 college or 2010 independent or affiliated minor league pro players seeking minors or international placement this year. Call 404-869-7966.

  • 2012 9-under Chattanooga Baseball Club tryouts: Aug. 5, 6:30 p.m., & Aug. 7, 5 p.m., Ooltewah Youth Association fields on Little Debbie Parkway. Call Corey Savage at 421-1826.

  • Ooltewah youth fall signups: Aug. 6, Ooltewah Walmart garden center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • 2011-12 10-under Tennessee Sliderz tryouts: Aug. 6, 2 p.m. Call Gary Davenport at 595-9600 for location.

  • Chattanooga State fall league: Aug. 11-29, games 5:30-7 & 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays; evaluations Aug. 8, 5 p.m.; players in grades 9-12, grouped on teams by age & ability; instruction from Chattanooga State coaching staff; $150 for returning player, $225 for 1st-timer. Call 697-2418.

  • 2012 14-under Chattanooga Raiders tryouts: Aug. 14, 2 p.m., Baylor middle school field. Call Danny Baker at 593-0804.

  • 11-under Chattanooga Rebels select tryouts: Aug. 14, 3 p.m., Baylor softball field. Call Darryl Oliver at 316-2001.

  • 2012 Fury Baseball tryouts: Aug. 20, McCallie School; 2012 ages 12-14, noon-2 p.m.; ages 15-18, 2-4 p.m.; no tryout fee. Contact Ruston Pierce at tnfurybaseball@gmail.com or 619-9488.

  • Ringgold HS Baseball Academy signups: Aug. 22, 6 p.m., Richard’s Restaurant, downtown Ringgold; for 4-week Session I beginning Sept. 7, 6-7 p.m. for pitchers, 7-8:15 for other positions; grades 3-8; $100. Contact coach Brent Tucker at btucker.rhs@catoosa.k12.ga.us.

  • Cleveland State fall instructional league: Aug. 23-Sept. 26; high-school-age players. Contact coach Mike Policastro at mpolicastro@clevelandstatecc.edu or 478-6219 or David Miller at davbmiller@yahoo.com or 506-2799.

  • Cleveland State fall tournaments: Sept. 10-11, 16- & 14-under high school & select teams (deadline Sept. 2), 3-game pool play, entry $300 & dozen balls; Sept. 17-18 (wood bat), 18-under high school & select teams (deadline Sept. 9), 4-game pool play, entry $350 & dozen balls. Contact Aaron Bryant at abryant@clevelandstatecc.edu or 473-2445.

  • 2012 10-under Dalton Tigers seeking players: To complete roster for travel team. Contact Allen Coley at 706-428-1191 or daltontigers@yahoo.com.

  • Fury Academy lessons: New 12,000-square-foot, climate-controlled indoor facility with professional instructors available for pitching, hitting & defensive lessons plus strength/conditioning; open 7 days a week off I-75 near East Ridge. Call Coach Scott at 902-4011 or email furybb@gmail.com.

  • Team indoor rental, Fury facility: More than 7,500 square feet, 2026 Mack Smith Road; rates as low as $50 for 90 minutes; team instructor training available; other sports can use it, too. Contact Alan at 1101aw@comcast.net or 488-6186.

  • Burke’s Sports Academy instruction: Private hitting, pitching & skills lessons year-round for ages 5-18. Call Marvin Burke at 894-4293 or see www.pitchhit.com.

  • Lessons for high school pitchers: Taught by former University of Tennessee pitcher Zane Stone; individual & group rates to improve and sharpen skills. Call 240-3337 or email zanecstone@yahoo.com.

BASKETBALL

  • TN Swarm AAU girls: Seeking players in grades 4-5. Contact Bryan Kile at bryanyd@msn.com or 423-435-5818.

  • Elite AAU boys tryouts: Players sought; ages 11-15. Call 314-4230 or 544-4685.

  • Ages 13-15 AAU girls team tryouts: Call Johnny at 618-2647.

  • Personal training: By successful college coach Melvin Williams; boys & girls ages 7-18, individuals or small groups. Call Coach Williams at 322-5939.

  • Individual lessons: For boys & girls in grades 6-12. Call Grover Levy at 931-636-7311 or see www.askthepositivecoach.com.

  • Personal professional-level training: All ages, boys & girls, taught by current pro player. Call Tony Doyley at 308-9450.

  • Power Up training: Individualized high-level training for all ages. Call lead instructor Roy Pankey at 285-0334.

  • Intramural wheelchair pickup games: Washington Hills Recreation Center. Call 855-9741.

BOWLING

  • Seniors on the Move meeting: Aug. 9, 12:30 p.m., AMF Tri State Lanes; bowling starts Aug. 16; men & women ages 50-over. Call Betty Armstrong at 423-503-5119 or Pat Almany at 706-375-8178.

CYCLING

  • Adaptive rides at Tennessee Riverpark: Aug. 8 & 22, Sept. 12 & 26, 6 p.m., from Hubert Fry Center; volunteers needed to ride with people with various disabilities. Call Elaine Adams at 697-1345 to reserve equipment. Also, free ride for ages 55-older; email kassi@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-7880.

  • Chickamauga Battlefield bicycle tour: Aug. 20, 9:30 a.m., from visitors center; leisurely 6- to 8-mile ride with interpretive rangers explaining park history; bring own bike or borrow one from Outdoor Chattanooga fleet. Call 706-866-9241.

  • Booker T. Washington mountain bike race: Aug. 21. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

  • Moccasin Bend free bicycle tour: Aug. 28, 9:30 a.m., 6-mile guided ride from Outdoor Chattanooga in Coolidge Park. To reserve a bike, email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

FOOTBALL

  • East Lake Eagles youth (& cheerleading) signups: Under way; ages 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 & 11-12. Call 320-0451.

  • Rossville youth (& cheerleading) signups: Through Aug. 16, Rossville Athletic Center (301 Williams St.), Tuesdays & Thursdays 5-7 p.m. & Saturdays 9-11 a.m.; ages 5-12; $75 ($140 for 2 in a family, $200 for 3, $240 for 4). Call 423-463-4461.

  • Ooltewah youth (& cheerleading) signups: Aug. 6, Ooltewah Walmart garden center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • North Georgia youth league signups: Under way. See www.catoosarec.com/NGYFL.

GOLF

  • Red Bank High School tournament: Aug. 6, Trenton Golf Club, 8:15 a.m. shotgun start; 4-player select shot (choose your team), $60 per player. Call Ted Ledwell at 313-6190, Ken Livingston at 827-8675 or Tim Ledbetter at 240-2895.

  • Tennessee PGA’s Family Day kickoff: Aug. 7, 4-7 p.m. CDT, Little Course at Golf House Tennessee; instruction, clinics, games for prizes; families of all ages, skill levels welcome; family play will continue each Sunday in August, 4-6 p.m. CDT.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters 25th annual Classic: Aug. 12, Bear Trace at Harrison Bay, 1 p.m. shotgun start; 4-person select shot, $500 per team; sponsorships available; held in memory of Ed Jolley Sr. and Paul F. Brock. Contact Ansley Kellerman at ansley@bbbschatt.org or 698-8016.

  • McKamey Golf Weekend: Aug. 20-21, Champions Club at Hampton Creek; play at regular weekend prices & proceeds will benefit McKamey Animal Center; plus Outback and Hooters prizes for long-drive & closest-to-the-pin contests; tee times available starting 8 a.m. Aug. 13. Call 238-6812 and mention McKamey.

  • Chattanooga RMHC Verizon Wireless Classic: Aug. 29, Black Creek, morning & afternoon starts; 52 teams maximum, $300 per golfer; contests include hole-in-one grand prize paying $10,000 a.m. & p.m.; benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities. See www.rmhchattanooga.com or call 778-4300.

  • March of Dimes/Capital Toyota Classic: Aug. 30, Council Fire; pre-tournament party Aug. 29 at Manker Patten Tennis Club; team play; sponsorship opportunities. Email lgreenfield@marchofdimes.com or call 267-7172.

  • J.D. Powell Memorial Tournament: Aug. 30, Fields Ferry, Calhoun; held by Georgia Northwestern Technical College Foundation; teams $500, hole sponsorships $100. Call Jason Gamel at 706-764-3810.

  • Fraternal Order of Eagles tournament: Sept. 14, Brown Acres, 1 p.m. (final registration begins at 11:30); 4-person select shot; hosted by Aerie 945 & Ladies Auxiliary to fund charity projects; sponsorships available; entertainment until midnight follows at Eagles’ social hall. Call 894-9940 or Chuck Blow at 802-8993.

  • Champions Junior Tour: Summer, fall & spring tours in Knoxville area for boys & girls ages 14-under; 1-day events. See www.championsjrgolf.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Chattanooga bike polo pickup games: Mondays, 4-6 p.m., First Tennessee Pavilion; all skill levels; bring or borrow a bike; helmets required; mallets provided.

  • Family fitness karate classes: Under way, North Georgia YMCA, 1733 Battlefield Parkway; adults & kids ages 6-up. Contact John Donahoo at jdonahoo@ymcachattanooga.org or 706-935-2226.

  • U.S. Elite Training sports specific programs: With Summit Physical Therapy, for all high school, club & AAU level athletes; using OptoJump system for measurement, analysis & efficiency of performance. Call 843-9511. Also, S.P.E.E.D., group & sport-specific training through Jason Wright at jwright@uselitetraining.com or 843-9511.

  • Coed adult kickball fall league signups: Till Aug. 29; church & open teams, ages 15-up; $225 per team. See www.catoosarec.com.

  • Carson-Newman athletic scholarship banquet: Aug. 6, 6 p.m., Concord Baptist Church; longtime CN offensive coordinator Mike Turner to be roasted; silent auction; $25 (tables of eight can be reserved). Call Lamar Brown at 706-935-8236.

  • Chattanooga Mud Run: Aug. 20, Greenway Farm, 9 a.m.; 5-person teams in 5-kilometer race through mud pits, slippery hills, military-type obstacles; limited to 400 teams, $40 per person, benefit Habitat for Humanity; minimum age 14, at least 1 adult per team; participants get discount on Swamp Romp tickets at 6:30 p.m. at First Tennessee Pavilion, including low-country boil dinner, music & games. Register at www.chattanoogamudrun.com. To volunteer call Dawn Hjelseth at 756-0507, ext. 16.

  • SCLMRA/NHRA mower racing: Aug. 20, Taylor Ruritan Club, Cleveland, 6:30; Aug. 27, Jasper, 8 p.m. EDT; Sept. 10, SVS Summer Nationals, Savannah Valley Speeway, Highway 58 in Meadowview community, 1 p.m.; Sept. 11, Knoxville Summer Nationals, 1 p.m.; Oct. 8, Savannah Valley Speedway, 1 p.m.; Nov. 26, Gobbler Mowdown, SVS. Call Buster Hogan at 667-4905.

  • Hyperflite Skyhoundz World Canine Disc Championships: Sept. 24-25, AT&T Field; five divisions of world titles for teams from eight U.S. regions, Canada, Japan & numerous European & other countries; admission free.

  • Seniors activities at Brainerd Recreation Center: Shuffleboard, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays & Fridays; badminton, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays; table tennis, Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. & Saturdays 2-4 p.m. Call 425-3600.

Also for badminton, call Gene Blaes at 624-0501.

  • “Table soccer”: Chattanooga Subbuteo League looking for players; easy to learn & play; equipment provided. Call (706) 965-6881 or see www.americansubbuteo.com.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit with 2-week projects. Call 706-508-4755.

OUTDOORS

  • Open-water swimming: Wednesdays, 5:15 p.m., Tennessee River; meeting under Market Street Bridge in Coolidge Park; ages 18-older; paddlers needed to accompany swimmers. Email Karah Friberg at karahnazor@gmail.com.

  • Downtown kayak adventures: Fridays and Saturdays through August, 9 a.m., from Outdoor Chattanooga, Coolidge Park; 2-hour, beginner-friendly trips; equipment and guides provided; $35 for adults, $25 for ages 8-13; pre-registration required. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

  • South Cumberland State Park hikes: Aug. 5, 2:30 p.m. CDT, strenuous 3-miler from Collins West parking lot over rocky terrain to Suter Falls and view of Collins River; Aug. 6, 1 p.m., from Stone Door ranger station to Laurel Gulf overlook and Laurel Falls; 2:30, moderate 2-miler from Greeter Falls parking lot to swim at base of falls. See www.friendsofscsra.org.

  • Greenway 5-mile trail race: Aug. 6, Greenway Farm; introduction to trail running with proceeds going to Wild Trails’ work. Register at www.raceit.com/Register/?event=2159.

  • Tennessee Wild public outings in Cherokee National Forest: Aug. 6, Conasauga River snorkeling ($35 includes gear rental, lunch); Aug. 20, moderately strenuous 6-mile hike on Kirkland Creek Trail; Sept. 10, easy 4-mile hike on Brookshire Creek Trail to waterfall; Sept. 24, very strenuous 11.2-mile hike on Big Frog Trail. See tnwild.org or call Jeff Hunter at 322-7866.

  • Free standup paddleboard yoga classes: Saturdays, 8 a.m., and Mondays, 5:15 p.m.; L2 Boards store at Market and 1st streets. Email mark@l2boards.com or kim@l2boards.com or call 531-7873.

  • Chattanooga Sea Kayakers downtown paddles: Mondays, 6 p.m., from under Market Street Bridge at Coolidge Park; all skill levels invited. Email jimbofarmer@gmail.com.

  • Learn to Row classes: Aug. 8-20, hosted by Lookout Rowing Club at rowing center on Tennessee Riverwalk, 6-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9-11 a.m. Saturday both weeks; instruction in sculling in single or double shell; $200, counted as full credit toward club membership; ages 18-up, must be able to swim and tread water for 10 minutes; reservations required. Email powell.adriennel@gmail.com.

  • Rapid Learning kayak roll practice: Aug. 9, 5:30 p.m., Greenway Farm; beginners to experienced paddlers; first visit free, $5 after that; equipment, instruction provided; this time also includes potluck supper and about 7:30 a free slide show from kayaker Hunt Jennings. Contact Terri Chapin at terri@outdoorchattanooga.com or 842-6629.

  • Chattanooga Chapter of Tenn. Ornithological Society meeting: Second Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., Ascension Lutheran Church, 720 S. Germantown Road. Contact David Stone at rockyturf@comcast.net or 238-4234.

  • YMCA Strong Adventure Race: Aug. 13. See www.strongadventurerace.com.

  • Beginner whitewater kayak trip: Aug. 13, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $35 ($30 for Rapid Learning members), transportation and gear, if needed, included. Contact Terri Chapin at terri@outdoorchattanooga.com or 842-6629.

  • Full moon paddle at Harrison Bay: Aug. 13, 7-10 p.m.; $35, covers guides and instruction; pre-registration required. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

  • Chickamauga Battlefield bicycle tour: Aug. 20, 9:30 a.m., from visitors center; leisurely 6- to 8-mile ride with interpretive rangers explaining park history; bring own bike or borrow one from Outdoor Chattanooga fleet. Call 706-866-9241.

  • Booker T. Washington mountain bike race: Aug. 21. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

  • Moccasin Bend free bicycle tour: Aug. 28, 9:30 a.m., 6-mile guided ride from Outdoor Chattanooga in Coolidge Park. To reserve a bike, email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

  • Access-Life Expo for people with disabilities: Aug. 28, 3-7 p.m., Point Marina on Douglas Lake, Dandridge, Tenn.; bank fishing, boat rides, kayaking, archery, arts, crafts, games, food. See www.access-life.org or call 214-893-9056.

  • AKC handler/judges seminar: Sept. 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., La Hacienda restaurant, Spring City; sanctioned field-trial-judge instruction by AKC senior executive representative Gary Sadler for East Tennessee Pointing Dog Association; also for dog handlers wanting to know what judges look for; $30-$45, depending on enrollment. Contact Bill Barber at williambarber.1945@yahoo.com or 423-762-6007 or Hunter Payne at 770-401-2666.

  • StumpJump 50k & 11-mile trail races: Oct. 11; part of Rock/Creek Trail Series; 50k $70 till Sept. 1 ($60 for no T-shirt), 11-miler $55 ($45); add Wild Trails annual membership for $10. See www.rockcreek.com.

RUNNING

  • Sports Barn/Quintana Roo Sprint Triathlon: Aug. 7, 7 a.m., Chickamauga Dam recreation area; quarter-mile swim, 8.2-mile bicycle ride to downtown via Amnicola Highway, 2-mile run along riverfront & North Shore; $45 till Aug. 3, then $50 ($70/$75 per relay team); pre-registration required. Register by 5 p.m. Aug. 6 at www.sportsbarn.net or 266-1125.

  • John Bruner Memorial Missionary Ridge Road Race: Aug. 13, 8 a.m., Bragg Reservation; 4.7 miles; shuttle from First Lutheran Church at 2800 McCallie Ave.; $25; proceeds split between American Red Cross & Team Bruner. Register at www.active.com. For more info, contact Mark Wisdom at missionaryridgeroadrace@gmail.com or call 304-5258.

  • YMCA Strong Adventure Race: Aug. 13. See www.strongadventurerace.com.

  • Dalton Youth Tri: Aug. 13, 8 a.m. for 8-under (50-meter swim, 1-mile bike, 0.5-mile run), 8:45 for 9-12 (150-meter swim, 4-mile bike, 1-mile run), 10 a.m. for 13-17 (300-meter swim, 8-mile bike, 2-mile run); $55 at www.active.com; Aug. 12 registration 6-7:30 p.m.; kids clinic Aug. 8, 10 & 11, 4-5 p.m., Dalton High School pool area (each $30 or $50 for both). See www.ccacswimming.org.

  • Quintana Roo Booker T. Triathlon & Youth Triathlon: Aug. 20. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

SOCCER

  • U.S. Elite Training youth academy: Classes under way at the indoor facility on Dayton Pike in Hixson; ages 5-8. Also, clinics for 4-year-olds Thursdays 4-5 p.m. & Fridays 11 a.m.-noon & 3-4 p.m; $10 per class. Call 843-9511.

  • Redoubt fall recreational signups: Under way. See www.redoubtsoccer.com.

  • Cohutta youth league signups: Under way till Upward program league practice day Aug. 29, New Covenant Baptist Church; grades K-4. See sites.google.com/site/cohuttasoccerleague or call 706-694-8398.

  • High school player training: Focused on individual skills; sessions twice weekly. Call Richard Northcutt at3143207.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit. Call 280-0440.

SOFTBALL

  • Catoosa adult slowpitch league signups: Till Aug. 29 for men’s open, church & industrial & women’s & coed open & church leagues; ages 15-up; $400 per team. See www.catoosarec.com.

  • Soddy-Daisy men’s & coed leagues: Forming. Call Jimmy Pickett at 544-5368 if interested.

  • Camp Jordan adult slowpitch leagues: Men’s, coed & Wednesday 5-on-5-on-5 leagues to start week of Aug. 8. Call Pete Gates at 706-935-5100.

  • 2012 10-under Force Elite girls fastpitch tryouts: Aug. 6, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Northwest Whitfield High School; new team, all positions open; Dalton-based organization hopes to compete at ASA national level. Call Matt McCamy at 706-280-5606 or Chris Rymer at 706-270-2253.

  • Georgia Smash girls fastpitch tryouts: 14-under, Aug. 7 & 14, 2-5 p.m., Heritage Point Park, Dalton, for girls with 1997 & ’98 birthdays; 12-under tryouts Aug. 14, 2-5 p.m., for girls born in 1999 and 2000; all positions open, both teams. See www.smashsoftball.net or call 706-270-3653 for 12-u, 706-463-3848 for 14-u.

  • 10-under Georgia Twisters girls fastpitch tryouts: Aug. 13, 10:30 a.m., Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School. Call Kevin at 423-593-3556.

  • 12-under Fury ’00 girls fastpitch tryouts: Aug. 13 & 20, 9:30 a.m., Tyner fields; all positions open. Call coach Steven Millwood at 760-8009.

  • 14-under Force Elite girls fastpitch tryouts: Aug. 13, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (registration & warmups start 9 a.m.), Northwest Whitfield High School; seeking team-firstA-level players to compete at ASA national level; 24-7 access to indoor/outdoor facilities, coaches have proven record in reaching ASA nationals & helping players get Division I scholarships. Contact Scotty Kilgore at scottiekilgore@gmail.com or 706-217-7077 or Chad Poteet at chad@ccc7368.com or 706-260-7332.

  • Frost Falcons 01 girls fastpitch tryouts: Aug. 13, 6 p.m., Frost Stadium; looking for 2 utility players, no pitchers. Call Jay Haggard at 800-251-7768, ext. 7463.

  • Athens Middle School tournament: Aug. 19-20, Athens Regional Park; no entry fee. Contact Jim Dodson at jbdodsontn@aol.com or 423-745-4448.

  • Southern Belles 12-under select team tryouts: Email SouthernBellesSoftball@hotmail.com.

  • North Georgia Storm 02 Select B girls team: Seeking 2 A/B-level players. Call coach Benny Carroll at 423-605-9691 or e-mail northgastorm10@yahoo.com for tryout information.

  • Fury 2001 girls fastpitch team: Seeking committed players born in 2001 to help reach the ASA nationals in Johnson City, Tenn., and develop long-term with the Fury program. Contact coach Robbie Boles at bolesrobbie@yahoo.com or 595-6203.

  • Burke’s Sports Academy fastpitch instruction: Private hitting, pitching & skills lessons year-round for ages 5-18. Call Marvin Burke at 894-4293 or see www.pitchhit.com.

  • Lee University individual/group lessons: Pitching, catching, fielding, hitting & slapping instruction from Lee coaches & players. Contact coach Emily Russell at 614-8456 or erussell@leeuniversity.edu.

  • Fury Fastpitch Academy training: Pitching, hitting, slapping, defensive skills, catching. Call Jill Higdon at 423-504-5970 or see furyfastpitchacademy.com.

  • New team indoor rental, Fury facility: More than 7,500 square feet, 2026 Mack Smith Road; rates as low as $50 for 90 minutes; team instructor training available; other sports can use it, too. Contact Alan at 1101aw@comcast.net or 488-6186.

  • Fastpitch lessons from Ginger Jones: First-team All-American at Alabama now instructing in this area; small hitting or pitching groups or entire teams. E-mail jcrawfordh@yahoo.com or call 504-5970.

  • Fastpitch lessons from Jessica Penney: All-conference Shorter College pitcher from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe. Call 423-260-2510.

  • Private hitting & catching lessons: By Lee University assistant coach Jeff Martin. Contact him at 488-8316 or JMART14@comcast.net.

  • Fastpitch pitching lessons: By Jalayne Mongar. Call 421-9830.

  • Fastpitch pitching, hitting & fielding lessons: By Kerilyn Mongar. Call 321-2111.

  • “Quicker, faster, stronger” camp: Monday-Friday daily sessions; ages 7-older; $35 a week, unlimited sessions. Call 870-1200.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit with 2-week projects. Call 706-508-4755.

SWIMMING/AQUATICS

  • McCallie School swim lessons: Throughout summer, six 30-minute lessons per session, boys & girls all ages, $70. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886. For private lessons call Stan Corcoran at 493-5536 or see swimscac.com.

  • Baylor School swim lessons: See www.baylorswimming.org, e-mail swimminglessons@baylorswimming.org or call 267-8506, ext. 630.

  • Baylor Swim Club: Year-round competitive program. See www.baylorswimming.org, e-mail brian_gill@baylorschool.org or call 267-8506, ext. 630.

  • SCAC competitive swimming: Year-round, all ages and abilities; homeschool program available; first 2 weeks free. Call John Woods at 634-7606 or see swimscac.com.

  • Baylor Diving Club: Affiliated with USA Diving, open to anyone. Contact John Bonds at jbonds@baylorschool.org or 267-8506, ext. 654.

TENNIS

  • Racquet Club After-School & Quick-Start signups: Till Aug. 8 for Aug. 10-Dec. 16 clinics; all ages; morning classes available upon request. Call Ryan Reeves at 256-390-0897 or the club at 842-9622 for times & fees.

  • Hamilton YMCA year-round lessons: Group, family & private sessions for ages 4-over from 2006 and ’09 USTA Tennessee pro of the year Murtala Habu. Call 899-1721 or e-mail ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org.

TRIATHLON

  • Sports Barn/Quintana Roo Sprint Triathlon: Aug. 7, 7 a.m., Chickamauga Dam recreation area; quarter-mile swim, 8.2-mile bicycle ride to downtown via Amnicola Highway, 2-mile run along riverfront & North Shore; $45 till Aug. 3, then $50 ($70/$75 per relay team); pre-registration required. Register by 5 p.m. Aug. 6 at www.sportsbarn.net or 266-1125.

  • Dalton Youth Tri: Aug. 13, 8 a.m. for 8-under (50-meter swim, 1-mile bike, 0.5-mile run), 8:45 for 9-12 (150-meter swim, 4-mile bike, 1-mile run), 10 a.m. for 13-17 (300-meter swim, 8-mile bike, 2-mile run); $55 at www.active.com; Aug. 12 registration 6-7:30 p.m.; kids clinic Aug. 8, 10 & 11, 4-5 p.m., Dalton High School pool area (each $30 or $50 for both). See www.ccacswimming.org.

  • Quintana Roo Booker T. Triathlon & Youth Triathlon: Aug. 20. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

VOLLEYBALL

  • Hamilton YMCA girls league signups: Through Aug. 6 for Saturday matches; attend skills evaluation Aug. 2 or Aug. 6; ages 7-15. Contact Nathan Daugherty at ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org or call 899-1721.

WRESTLING

  • UTC kids program: “Iron Sharpens Iron” sessions, beginner to intermediate youth learning fundamentals, body awareness principles, techniques, combative wrestling; $65. Also, weekly elite training sessions Wednesdays, 6 p.m.; supplemental training for elementary & middle school wrestlers; $5 per practice. Call Mike Hatcher at 303-0760.

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