published Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Sports Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 26, 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

  • RBI (Reviving Baseball in the Inner city) signups: Ongoing for season

starting starting April 4 at Warner Park & East Lake & Avondale rec.

centers; baseball/softball for boys & girls ages 5-14; sponsored by MLB,

Chattanooga Parks & Recreation, YMCA, Boys & Girls Club; $50 per player;

volunteers needed. Call Kenneth Simpson at 355-3021.

  • Athens youth signups: Through March 4; boys & girls, $55; ages 5-12 home

games at Regional Park, ages 13-14 in a league with Bradley County teams at

Charleston; skill assessment 2-4 p.m. March 5 at Regional Park (McMinn

County HS gym if weather bad) for new players & those moving up;

coach/volunteer applications due by Feb. 24. See

www.cityofathenstn.com/parks or call 423-744-2704 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Monday-Friday.

  • East Brainerd youth signups: Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; ages 3-4 T-ball

included. See ebyaa.com.

  • Harrison youth signups: Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., March 1 & 3, 6-8 p.m.,

field office; $75. See www.harrisonrecreation.org or call 344-3314, Bobby

Dunn at 596-1353 or DeAnne Hanks at 779-8022.

  • Lakeside youth signups: Feb. 26, March 5, 12, 19 & 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.,

Washington Hills Recreation Center; ages 4-16; $65. Call Willie Mosley at

362-0908 or Lonzo Martin 504-3250.

  • Ooltewah youth signups: Feb. 26, Ooltewah Walmart Garden Center, 10 a.m.-2

p.m.; March 5, late fee; ages 5-14, $75; T-ball for 3-4-year-olds. Call Mark

Hancock at 645-9923.

  • Snow Hill Recreation signups: Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., field house. See

www.snowhillrec.com.

  • Whitfield/Dalton youth leagues: Ages 8-12, Tuesday nights starting in

April; organized teams in northwest Georgia welcome. Call Brian Chastain at

706-463-3751, Steve Roberts at 706-281-1223 or WC Rec. at 706-226-8341.

  • Border Wars select tournament: March 4-6, Jack Mattox park; 4-game

guarantee; 8-under $150, 9- to 12-u $300. Contact Mickey Milita at

mickey.tbc@gmail.com or 423-827-2954.

  • Doyle Academy training camp: March 5-6, Camp Jordan; for players &

coaches; $85 till Feb. 25, then $105. Call Dewayne Trantham at 667-4185.

  • USSSA/Global Sports World Series qualifier: March 5-6, Sparta; 8-under

$125, 9- to 12-under $200. Contact Mark Lovrekovic at teamsysa@aol.com or

931-268-1202.

  • Tennessee Dizzy Dean meeting: March 6, 2 p.m., East Ridge Recreation

Center.

  • Boynton Recreation tournament: March 11-17. See www.boyntonrec.com.

  • U.S. Baseball Academy fielding & baserunning camp: March 13, Cleveland

State, 1-4 p.m.; directed by Cleveland State coach Mike Policastro. See

www.usbaseballacademy.com or call 866-622-4487 for details & registration

forms.

  • East Ridge youth preseason tournament: March 17-24; ages 5-12, recreation

teams only; $65, 4-game guarantee. Contact Shawnna Skiles at

sskiles@eastridgetn.org or 580-1166.

  • Select tournaments in Georgia: March 18-20, Rossville; April 1-3,

Sonoraville; April 8-10, Jack Mattox complex; ages 6-8 $50, 9-10 $200, 11-12

$225, 4-game minimums; 13-14 $250, 15-16 $275, 3-game minimums. Contact

David Moss at dhmoss@catt.com or 423-991-8947 or see www.openbaseball.net.

  • Fort Mountain Classic: April 2-3, Tunnel Hill; for AA, A & recreation

teams, ages 7- to 10-under; 3-game guarantee, $50. See

www.leaguelineup.com/furybb or call Brian Elrod at 423-421-2044.

  • Chick-fil-A Duel on the Diamond: April 15-17, Jack Mattox park; select &

recreation tournaments, 4-game guarantees: select $150 for 8-under, $200 for

9- to 12-under; rec. $50 for ages 5-6 & 7-8, Dizzy Dean rules. Contact Adam

Wilson at adam.wilson@catoosa.com or 423-903-2123.

  • ASA Make-A-Wish Classic: May 20-22, Tinsley Park, Cleveland; 9-under &

older teams $150, free for 8-under with Make-A-Wish donation; 4-game

guarantee. Call Mark at 715-5690.

  • 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 e-mail furybb@gmail.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.

  • Pitching lessons: Professional pitcher Stephen Pryor in Chattanooga area

this offseason. Call 615-969-5248.

  • 10-under Tennessee Wolves: Seeking players who don¹t turn turn 11 by May

1, 2011, from southeast Tennessee & northwest Georgia; planning for 8-12

tournaments in spring & summer. Call Mark at 715-5690.

  • 11-under Falcons: Seeking a couple of players to complete roster. Call

Bill at 421-5509.

  • 11-under Tennessee Outlaws tryouts: Call Brian Spurgeon at 645-5751.

  • 11-under Chattanooga Chiefs tryouts: Seeking a few players who don¹t turn

12 before May 1. Call Jeremy Reed at 320-4527 or Shane Austin at 994-7946.

  • 11-under Chattanooga Colonels: Tryouts soon. Call Coach Tim at 785-7155.

  • Burke¹s 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.

  • ³Quicker, faster, stronger² camp: Monday-Friday daily sessions; ages

7-older; $35 a week, unlimited sessions. Call 870-1200.

  • 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 e-mail zanecstone@yahoo.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.

BASKETBALL

  • Wheelchair pickup games: Feb. 26, Washington Hills Recreation Center, 10

a.m.; free. Contact Elaine at adams_e@chattanooga.gov or 697-1345.

  • Super Hoops intramural play: Feb. 28; March 7 & 14, North Chattanooga

Recreation Center; ages 12-up with intellectual disabilities; 5:30-6:30 p.m.

for Skill Level 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m. for Skill Level 2; $20 for the 8 weeks.

Call Lizzy at 643-5716.

  • Boys & girls tournament: March 4-6, Maryville Heritage High School; ages

8- to 14-under, hosted by Heritage baseball. Call 865-599-4981 or

865-995-0560.

  • AAU Chattanooga Bulls boys tryouts: March 6, 4-6 p.m., Tennessee Temple

University gym; grades 5-7, $5 fee. Call Keith Rawls at 316-1125.

  • Chattanooga Invitational Classic: April 1-3; registration deadline March

28; YBOA-sanctioned for girls & boys teams in age groups 8-, 9-, 10-, 11-,

12-, 13-, 14-, 15-, 16- & 17-under; 8 teams per division; $200, 3 games

guaranteed. Contact Book McCray at bookmc@clear.net or bookmc@peoplepc.com

or 227-7206.

  • Lee University women¹s camps: June 16-18, high school & middle school team

camp; June 27-July 1, Marty Rowe Skills & Drills individual camp for girls

ages 5-15. Contact Mindy Kiser at mkiser@leeuniversity.edu or 614-8452.

  • TNXtreme AAU girls: Seeking coaches for multiple age groups. See

www.tnxtreme.com or call Juan Hansford at 635-0999.

  • 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.

  • Georgia Longhorns boys program: 3rd-grade (9-under) team seeking 2 players

to fill roster; 6th-grade (12-u) team seeking post players. Contact Stacy

Pardee at spardee@whitfield.k12.ga.us or 706-483-7246.

  • Lady Mustangs AAU signups: Seeking grades 6-7 girls. Contact Jack Skelton

at jackskelton@hotmail.com or 593-1736.

  • 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.

  • 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.

FOOTBALL

  • Colt McCoy speaking at Boyd-Buchanan fundraiser dinner: March 12, 6:30

p.m., The Chattanoogan; Cleveland Browns and former University of Texas

quarterback who holds the record for major college wins (45) & was a

two-time Heisman Trophy finalist; tickets $100, 8 people per table,

available at www.bbschool.org or 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday at BBS business

office. Call 508-2212 or 622-6177.

  • North Georgia YMCA adult flag league: Registration deadline March 21 for

March 26-May 21 play; 18-older; team fee $395. Contact John Donahoo at

jdonahoo@ymcachattanooga.org or 706-935-2226.

  • North Georgia YMCA rookies flag signups: Deadline April 4 for April 16-May

21 league; boys & girls ages 3-5; $40. Contact John Donahoo at

jdonahoo@ymcachattanooga.org or 706-935-2226.

  • Junior Rank¹s elite national camp: June 3-5, McCallie School; for grades

6-12 interested in playing college football; NFL & NCAA instructors;

Scout.com & MaxPreps evaluators will be present. See www.JuniorRank.com or

call Brian locally at 421-2044.

  • Ready, React and Dominate clinic: 8-week program for speed, agility,

quickness, explosive strength & sports-specific drills; $100 month,

unlimited sessions. Call 870-1200 Monday-Friday.

GOLF

  • Collegiate/Amateur Scramble: July 11, noon, Bear Trace at Harrison Bay;

benefits Metropolitan Ministries; 5-person teams each include 1 college

golfer tied to 54-hole State Farm Collegiate Open July 12-13; $125 per

player; sponsorships available from $5,000 to $500. Send entry to Collegiate

Players Tour, c/o Al Carrico, 6137 Shallowford Road, Suite 102, Chattanooga,

TN 37421.

  • Champions Junior Tour: Fall, spring & summer 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.

  • Coed kickball signups: Feb. 28-March 25 for season starting April 18, Jack

Mattox park; open & church teams welcome; $225. See www.catoosarec.com or

contact Adam Wilson at adam.wilson@catoosa.com or 423-903-2123.

  • Family fitness karate classes: Begin March 1, North Georgia YMCA, 1733

Battlefield Parkway; adults & kids ages 6-up. Contact John Donahoo at

jdonahoo@ymcachattanooga.org or 706-935-2226.

  • FCA ³Road to Victory² banquet: March 1, 6:30 p.m., Chattanooga Convention

Speaker; guest speakers Jim (Pro Football Hall of Famer) and Jill Kelly.

Call Jay Fowler for ticket information at 877-3561 or 309-4255 or see

chattanoogafca.org.

  • FCA Lookout Mountain chapter banquet: March 8, 7 p.m., The Colonnade,

Ringgold; keynote speaker Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver Raymond Berry.

E-mail lookoutmountainfca@fca.org.

  • Chattanooga youth cycling team signups: March 9, 6:30-7:30, Chattanooga

Performance, 1421 Market St.; ages 10-18. Contact Andy at ics@optilink.us or

706-264-2738.

  • Colt McCoy speaking at Boyd-Buchanan fundraiser dinner: March 12, 6:30

p.m., The Chattanoogan; Cleveland Browns and former University of Texas

quarterback who holds the record for major college wins (45) & was a

two-time Heisman Trophy finalist; tickets $100, 8 people per table,

available at www.bbschool.org or 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday at BBS business

office; sponsorships available until Jan. 31. Call 508-2212 or 622-6177.

  • North Georgia YMCA Sunshine soccer & kickball signups: Deadline March 22

for March 29-May 19 league; boys & girls ages 5-21 with exceptional needs;

$35. Contact John Donahoo at jdonahoo@ymcachattanooga.org or 706-935-2226.

  • Chattanooga Oral Cancer Awareness Walk: April 23, First Tennessee

Pavilion, 11 a.m. (registration & free oral screenings begin 9 a.m.); 3-mile

walk, $20 till April 8 at www.chattanoogawalk.com, then $25; live music by

Roger Alan Wade; raffle & silent auction. Contact Jeanna Richelson at

jeanna1255@aol.com or 894-9215.

  • Chattanooga Quarterback Club meetings: Mondays, noon-1 p.m., till April

25, Stadium Club at Finley Stadium; $10 for hot meal, $2 to attend without

eating; annual membership fee $35. Call secretary Milly Farris at 266-0642

or president Doug Dyer at 265-5062.

  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life events: April 29-30, Red Bank High

School; May 6-7, Camp Jordan Park; May 21-22, Tennessee Pavilion;

fundraising teams encouraged along with individuals.

  • Dick¹s Sporting Goods help for Greater Chattanooga Sports & Events

Committee: Through June 30; Sports Committee gets 2 percent of Dick¹s

purchases on ScoreCard Rewards cards assigned to committee; benefits still

go to card-holder. See www.mydickssportinggoods.com for Play It Forward

information & designation.

  • Senior Olympics badminton practice: Wednesday & Saturday mornings;

Brainerd rec. complex. Call Gene Blaes at 624-0501.

  • ³Table soccer²: 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

  • Tennessee Wild hikes: Feb. 26, strenuous 8-miler along Rock Creek Trail to

Presley Cove and back in Little Frog Wilderness, with lunch stop (12

maximum); March 5-6, extremely strenuous overnight backpacking trail

maintenance trip along the Appalachian Trail in the Big Laurel Branch

Wilderness. Contact Jeff Hunter at jeff@safc.org or 322-7866.

  • Walking tour of Moccasin Bend: Feb. 27, 2-4 p.m., beginning at parking

area on Moccasin Bend Road just north of the mental health institute;

National Park Service historian Jim Ogden will talk about the bend¹s

significance in the Civil War.

  • Free climbing clinic for adults: Feb. 27, 7-8 p.m., Tennessee Bouldering

Authority. E-mail tbagym@tbagym.com or call 822-6800.

  • Outdoor Chattanooga free winter workshops: March 3, 6-7:30 p.m., OC center

at Coolidge Park; backpacks & tents, led by Rock/Creek¹s Katie Dishman.

E-mail minya@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

  • Snake Mountain mountain bike race: March 5, Pinhoti Trail; 34-mile,

6-mountain & 17-mile, 4-mountain options; participants shuttled from

Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center in Dalton; age-group,

Clydesdales & single speeders awards; run by Northwest Georgia SORBA.

  • Cherokee Chapter of National Wild Turkey Federation annual banquet: March

5, 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6), Chester Frost Park pavilion, Hixson. Call

Don Oscia at 595-4168 or Todd Rowden at 443-0594.

  • 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.

  • South Cumberland State Park hikes: March 11, 8 p.m. CST, easy 3-mile night

hike from Foster Falls parking lot; March 20, 10 a.m. CST, moderately

difficult trek to Hawkins Cove from visitors center; March 27, 3 p.m.,

moderate 3-miler to Sycamore Falls from Grundy Forest parking lot. See

www.friendsofscsra.org.

  • Booker T. Duathlon: March 12-13, run and mountain bike race. See

www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

  • Adaptive climbing clinics: Through March 17, Urban Rocks Gym, in

conjunction with Chattanooga Parks & Recreation Therapeutic Division;

experienced climbers needed to help with belaying and instruction. Contact

Elaine Adams at adams_e@chattanooga.gov or 697-1345 or 595-3314.

  • Rock/Creek River Gorge Trail Race: March 26; 10.2-mile (8:30 a.m.) and

6.5-mile (9 a.m.) options, Mullins Cove Loop in Prentice Cooper WMA. See

www.rockcreek.com/rivergorge.

  • Southern Mountain Bike Summit: March 27. See www.southernmtbsummit.net.

  • Paddlin, Pedalin & Pickin: April 16-17; conducted by New Echota River

Alliance; call Alan Crawford at 706-291-7449 about canoe/kayak launch at

noon Saturday from base of Carters Dam in Murray County, Ga., & Sunday

paddle from Foster Farm to Highway 225 boat ramp at New Echota in Gordon

County; bicyclists call Marcus at Cherokee Cycles, 404-293-0439, for the 2

days¹ rides; both groups will meet at 5 p.m. Saturday at Charlie Ralston¹s

Farm for a cookout with entertainment from the Georgia Mountain Music Club.

For sponsorship contact Dan McBee at mcbee.dan3@gmail.com or 706-263-4002.

  • East Tennessee Pointing Dog Club seeking members: Contact Bill Barber in

Spring City at bandbarber@aol.com or 423-365-6652.

RUGBY

  • Scenic City high school association: Seeking club teams for spring season,

beginning late March. Contact Nathan Daugherty at

ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org or 899-1721.

  • Hamilton youth flag league registration: Through March 5; skills

evaluation March 5, noon-2 p.m.; boys & girls ages 7-12; games on Saturdays

with a weekday practice. Contact Nathan Daugherty at

ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org or 899-1721.

RUNNING

  • Get Your Rear in Gear 5k: March 12, 11 a.m. (registration 9:30), Tennessee

Riverwalk at C.B. Robinson Bridge; 5k fun run/walk 1 p.m.; hosted by

University Surgical Associates with focus on screening for colon cancer; $25

till March 8 ($12 ages 12-under), then $30 ($15). See

www.getyourrearingear.com.

  • Gateway Bank & Trust 5k: March 19, 8 a.m., Ringgold; benefits Communities

in Schools. See www.chattanoogatrackclub.org.

  • 5k Race to End Family Homelessness: March 26, 8 a.m., Tennessee Riverwalk

shelter 3 (at C.B. Robinson Bridge); also a 1-mile timed race & 1-mile fun

run; $20 for run ($25 race day), $15 for walk ($20 race day). See

www.chattanoogatrackclub.org or www.ihnchattanooga.org/RUNWALK.

  • Rock/Creek River Gorge Trail Race: March 26. See

www.rockcreek.com/rivergorge.

SOCCER

  • Major League Soccer exhibition: March 6, Finley Stadium, 4 p.m.; New

England Revolution vs. Columbus Crew; hosted by Chattanooga Football Club;

tickets $10 at www.chattanoogafc.com or $15 at the gate (under-6 free).

  • North Georgia YMCA youth league signups: Deadline March 12 for March

26-May 21 play at Lakeview Middle School; boys & girls ages 3-12; $75.

Contact John Donahoo at jdonahoo@ymcachattanooga.org or 706-935-2226.

  • North Georgia YMCA Sunshine signups: Deadline March 22 for March 29-May 19

league; boys & girls ages 5-21 with exceptional needs; $35. Contact John

Donahoo at jdonahoo@ymcachattanooga.org or 706-935-2226.

  • Elite Soccer Training annual summer camp: June 13-17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.,

Finley Stadium & First Tennessee Pavilion; under-9 to -18 boys & girls; $30

per day ($120 total, or $100 if waiver & check mailed in by June 9, & half

off for second player from 1 family). See www.elite-soccer-training.org.

  • High school player training: Focused on individual skills; sessions twice

weekly. Call Richard Northcutt at 3143207.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how

to earn up to 75 percent profit. Call 280-0440.

SOFTBALL

  • RBI (Reviving Baseball in the Inner city) signups: Ongoing for season

starting starting April 4 at Warner Park & East Lake & Avondale rec.

centers; baseball/softball for boys & girls ages 5-14; sponsored by MLB,

Chattanooga Parks & Recreation, YMCA, Boys & Girls Club; $50 per player;

volunteers needed. Call Kenneth Simpson at 355-3021.

  • 12-under Smokn¹ Guns girls fastpitch tryouts: Fridays & Mondays; Fort

Oglethorpe-based team seeking a few more players; all calls, tryouts

confidential. Call Lee Parrish at 423-309-1511.

  • East Brainerd youth signups: Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; ages 3-4 T-ball

included. See ebyaa.com.

  • Harrison youth signups: Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; March 1 & 3, 6-8 p.m.,

field office; $75. See www.harrisonrecreation.org or call 344-3314, Bobby

Dunn at 596-1353 or DeAnne Hanks at 779-8022.

  • Lakeside youth signups: Feb. 26; March 5, 12, 19 & 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.,

Washington Hills Recreation Center; ages 4-16; $65. Call Lawrence at

400-1997.

  • Ooltewah youth signups: Feb. 26, Ooltewah Walmart Garden Center, 10 a.m.-2

p.m.; March 5, late fee; ages 5-14, $75; T-ball for 3-4-year-olds. Call Mark

Hancock at 645-9923.

  • Snow Hill Recreation signups: Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., field house. See

www.snowhillrec.com.

  • Fastpitch skills clinics for beginners: Feb. 26, pitching; March 12,

hitting; March 26, defense; 10 a.m.-noon, Fury Academy; each $15;

registration form at www.furyacademy.net. For more information contact Jill

Higdon at jcrawfordh@yahoo.com or 423-401-FURY (3879).

  • District 10 ASA umpires clinic: Feb. 26, Summit of Softball, 10 a.m.-2

p.m.; for anyone interested in learning to call fastpitch or slowpitch

games; $10. Contact Edward Rowe at coachrow@hotmail.com or 355-3002.

  • Catoosa County adult slowpitch signups: Feb. 28-March 25 for season

starting April 18, Jack Mattox park; open & church teams welcome; $415. See

www.catoosarec.com or contact Adam Wilson at adam.wilson@catoosa.com or

423-903-2123.

  • Chattanooga adult slowpitch signups: Through March 25 for 12-game season

starting April 4; games Monday, Tuesday & Thursday nights at Summit of

Softball; men¹s, women¹s, coed upper & lower, open, industrial & church

divisions; NSA- & ASA-sanctioned umpires, 2 per game; $450 per team

(includes postseason tournament). See

www.chattanooga.gov/parks&recreation/Sports or call Richard West at

643-6055.

  • Boynton recreation tournaments: March 3-10 & 18-24. Contact Lorri Carroll

at lorri91194@yahoo.com or 423-704-7681.

  • SEAA girls tournament: March 4-6, Willow Creek, Knoxville; 8-under

coach-pitch, $75, & 10- to 14-u fastpitch, $200; 7-game guarantee. Call

865-604-4000.

  • North Georgia USFA girls tournaments: March 5-6, March 19-20, April 2-3,

April 16-17, April 30-May 1, May 14-15, May 21-22, June 4-5, June 24-26,

Heritage Point Park, Dalton; March 12-13, March 26-27, May 7, May 28-29,

June 18-19, Tinsley Park, Cleveland; April 9-10, Summit of Softball; April

23, June 11-12, Jack Mattox complex, Ringgold; A & B-select divisions in 8-

to 18-under age groups. See www.NorthGeorgiaSoftball.com or contact Garry

Headrick at Garry_Headrick2001@yahoo.com or 706-483-1346.

  • Tennessee Dizzy Dean meeting: March 6, 2 p.m., East Ridge Recreation

Center.

  • Whitfield/Dalton youth leagues: Ages 8-12, Tuesday nights starting in

April; organized teams in northwest Georgia welcome. Call Brian Chastain at

706-463-3751, Steve Roberts at 706-281-1223 or WC Rec. at 706-226-8341.

  • ASA Make-A-Wish Classic: April 8-10, Cleveland; 10-under & older teams

$175, free for 8- & 6-under with Make-A-Wish donation; 4-game guarantee.

Call Mark at 715-5690.

  • Beth Keylon-Randolph¹s Preseason Blitz: 10-hour lesson package in pitching

($180), catching ($160) or all skills ($160) from the Chattanooga State

coach. Call Steve Jaecks at 400-3103.

  • North Georgia Umpire Association seeking umps: For slowpitch & fastpitch;

clinics, training, good pay. Contact David Martin at

keith.martin50@yahoo.com or 423-595-0146.

  • North Georgia/Chattanooga USFA umpires: Contact Rick Hazelwood at

rnhazelwood@comcast.net or 423-364-6813 or Garry Headrick at

Garry_Headrick2001@yahoo.com or 706-483-1346.

  • 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.

  • 10-under Georgia Twisters girls fastpitch team: Seeking a shortstop/third

baseman. Call Chris at 423-593-1194 to set up a tryout.

  • 10-under Cleveland Cyclones girls fastpitch team: Seeking 2 seasoned

pitchers born in 2000 or ¹01 to complete roster. Call Laurel Smith at

423-284-2955.

  • 12-under girls fastpitch team seeking players: Need pitcher among 3-4 open

roster spots. Call Wes Caldwell at 715-0177.

  • Georgia Rage 97 seeking 2 players: Pitching or outfielding experience

preferred but not mandatory; strong A/B-level team planning very competitive

2011 schedule, with indoor-facility access & year-round practice; all

inquiries confidential. Call Joey or Angie Adkins at 706-271-8557.

  • Burke¹s 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.

  • ³Quicker, faster, stronger² 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

  • Baylor School swim lessons: See www.baylorswimming.org, e-mail

swimminglessons@baylorswimming.org or call 267-8506, ext. 630.

  • Baylor Diving Club: Contact John Bonds at jbonds@baylorschool.org or

267-8506, ext. 654.

  • Baylor Swim Club: Year-round competitive program. See

www.baylorswimming.org, e-mail brian_gill@baylorschool.org or call 267-8506,

ext. 630.

  • Chattanooga Parks & Recreation swim lessons: Call Peggy Grall at 697-1385.

  • Water fitness classes for teens: Mondays & Wednesdays, under way, Brainerd

Recreation Center, 4:30 p.m.; ages 13-18. Call Demetrius at 425-3600.

  • McCallie School swim lessons: March 7-April 1 & April 4-29, McCallie

School, noon-5 p.m. Mondays & Wednesdays, 1-7:15 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays;

testing day for placement March 2, 5-5:30 p.m.; ages 2-up; 4 competitive

strokes taught; $80 for 8 half-hour sessions (plus $35 yearly registration

fee); private lessons available at $13 per 15 minutes. Call Stan Corcoran at

493-5536 or see swimscac.com.

  • 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.

TENNIS

  • USTA team junior tournament: March 5-6, Champions Club. Call Orlando

Lourenco at 870-4406.

  • Hamilton YMCA year-round lessons: Group, family & private sessions for

ages 4-over from 2006 and ¹09 USTA Tennessee pro of the year Murtala Habu.

Call 899-1721 or e-mail ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org.

VOLLEYBALL

  • Hamilton YMCA girls league signups: Through March 5; ages 7-14;

once-a-week practice plus at least 8 Saturday games; skills evaluation March

5, 9-11 a.m. Contact Nathan Daugherty at ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org or

899-1721.

  • North Georgia YMCA instructional signups: Deadline March 5 for March

19-May 21 play; girls ages 7-up; $60. Contact John Donahoo at

jdonahoo@ymcachattanooga.org or 706-935-2226.

WRESTLING

  • UTC kids program: Next session March 7-May 26 (Sunday, 5 p.m, Tuesday &

Thursday, 6 p.m.); ³Iron Sharpens Iron² 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.

  • NWA professional wrestling fundraisers: March 18 & April 15, Soddy-Daisy

Middle School (also March 18 & April 15); $10, ages 6-under free, part of

proceeds to SDMS. Call 618-5260 for information or tickets.

  • ³Too quick to stick² camp: Monday-Friday sessions, 8-week program; $35 a

week, unlimited sessions; ages 7-up. Call 870-1200.

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