published Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Sports Calendar

This list is updated at least weekly. A short version including imminent events appears on Fridays in the sports section. Submit items by email 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

Harrison youth signups: July 26 & 31 & Aug. 2, 6-8 p.m.; July 28 & Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call Chris Johnson at 664-2994, David Harper at 779-8899 or Rusty Hanks at 618-2323.

East Brainerd fall youth signups: July 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. See EBYAA.com.

East Ridge fall youth signups: July 28 & Aug. 4, East Ridge Community Center, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; $55. Contact Shawnna Skiles at sskiles@eastridgetn.org, www.eastridgeparksandrec.com or 867-6406.

Ooltewah youth signups: July 28 & Aug. 4 & 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Ooltewah Walmart garden center; ages 4-13. See www.ooltewahyouth.com or contact Mark Hancock at 645-9923 or Bucky McCulley at 645-9250.

2013 10-under (2012 fall 9-under) Fury Baseball tryouts: July 28, 10 a.m., Ridgedale Baptist Church, Hickory Valley Road.; competitive travel team; 1 well-rounded player needed for fall; if tryout time doesn’t work, call for appointment. Contact Lester Norton at lester.norton@us.loomis.com or 595-5136.

Proformance Sports Academy tryouts & clinic: July 28, Dug Gap fields; ages 7-18, for North Georgia Lightning fall & 2013 teams; $20. Contact Allen Coley at psadalton@yahoo.com or 706-428-1191 or call Bart Rich at 706-537-3169.

2013 8-under Tennessee Sliders select team tryouts: Aug. 4 & 5, 2-4 p.m.; Ooltewah based; can’t turn 9 before May 1. Call Joe Smith at 432-8903.

2013 13-under Chattanooga Colonels tryouts: Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-noon, Brown Middle School; private tryouts under way. Call 605-7472.

Cleveland State instructional league: Aug. 13-Sept. 16; high-school-age players; instruction & games. Contact coach Mike Policastro at mpolicastro@clevelandstatecc.edu or 478-6219.

Fury Academy lessons: 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.

Team fundraising: Game Day Fundraiser; $300-plus per player in as little as 2 weeks. See www.gamedayfundraiser.com or call 280-0440.

BASKETBALL

Late Night Hoops: Thursday, Friday and/or Saturday nights, Howard high school gym; girls & boys 15- & 18-under divisions; awards for regular-season champs & tournament champs & runners-up; security provided by Chattanooga Police Dept. Contact Richard West at West_richard@chattanooga.gov or 643-6055 or 595-4540.

Wheelchair games: Saturdays, Washington Hills Recreation Center, 10 a.m.; free.

Elementary school boys & girls camp: Aug. 6-9, 6-9 p.m., Soddy-Daisy First Baptist Church gym; directed by former national champion college coach Ron Shumate; $25 per player or $200 maximum per team; free clinic for coaches/parents Aug. 9, 9 p.m. Call Shumate at 842-7058 or Shirley Rawlston at 332-2727.

UTC boys individual camp: Aug. 11. See GoMocs.com or call 877-254-0028.

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.

BOWLING

Seniors on the Move League meeting: Aug. 8, 12:30 p.m., Holiday Bowl Brainerd; bowling to start Aug. 15, weekly on Wednesdays; men & women ages 50-older. Call Betty Armstrong at 208-3076 or Pat Almany at 706-375-8178.

Chattanooga Men’s Classic League: Beginning Aug. 13, 6 p.m., Pin Strikes at Highway 153 & Lee Highway; 24 5-man teams, a few spots open. Call Scott Nesbitt at 421-1341.

CYCLING

Weekly SORBA-Chattanooga rides: Sundays, 10 a.m., from 5 Points Recreation Area on Lookout Mountain; all riders welcome, average ride length 12-16 miles. See sorbachattanooga.org.

Bicycle maintenance clinic: Aug. 16, 6-7:30 p.m., Outdoor Chattanooga, Coolidge Park; wheels; free, reservation not required. Call 643-6888.

Chickamauga Battlefield free bicycle tours: Aug. 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 20, 9:30 a.m., from battlefield visitors center; leisurely 5-6-mile ride with ranger giving Civil War history; for adults and kids ages 8-older; bring own bike or reserve one from Outdoor Chattanooga fleet by calling 706-866-9241; helmets required for all.

Beginning women’s bicycle clinics: Aug. 26, 2 p.m., Harrison Bay State Park; Beth Miller teaching; deadline Aug. 24. Email bikinbeth@gmail.com by 2 days in advance.

FOOTBALL

UTC Women’s Clinic: July 26, 7 p.m., Finley Stadium; social hour 6 p.m.; on-field coaching & instruction; demonstrations of positions, plays & penalties; Mocs locker-room tour; discussion panel plus Q&A session with UTC coaches’ wives; $40 ($25 for UTC students, faculty & staff), proceeds to Huesman’s Huddle program providing game admissions for underprivileged fans. Contact Erika Lerum at erika-lerum@utc.edu or 425-2257.

Boynton youth signups (& cheerleading): July 26, 6-8 p.m.; July 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Chattanooga Valley youth signups (& cheerleading): July 26 & 31 & Aug. 2, 7, 9, 14 & 16, 6-8 p.m.; July 28 & Aug. 4, 11 & 18, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; CVRA baseball complex, Flintstone.

Chickamauga youth signups (& cheerleading): July 26 & 31 & Aug. 2, 7 & 9, 6-8 p.m.; July 28 & Aug. 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Dan McNally Park. See www.chickamaugarec.com.

Harrison youth signups (& cheerleading): July 26 & 31 & Aug. 2, 6-8 p.m.; July 28 & Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call Roger Stevens at 508-4267 or Pete Lowe at 847-7138 (or if interested in helping coach).

East Brainerd fall youth signups: July 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. See EBYAA.com.

East Ridge youth signups (& cheerleading): July 28; also Aug. 4 for cheerleaders; East Ridge Community Center, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; $85 ($100 cheerleaders). Contact Shawnna Skiles at sskiles@eastridgetn.org, www.eastridgeparksandrec.com or 867-6406.

Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe youth signups (& cheerleading): July 28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; July 29, 12:30-2 p.m.; Aug. 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Aug. 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Barnhardt Circle polo fields. See www.lfora.org.

LaFayette youth signups (& cheerleading): Through Aug. 4, 638 South Main St., LaFayette. See www.cityoflafayettega.org

Ringgold youth signups (& cheerleading): July 26 & 31 & Aug. 2, 6-8 p.m.; July 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Poplar Springs gym. See www.ringgoldyouth.com.

Ooltewah youth signups (& cheerleading): July 28 & Aug. 4 & 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Ooltewah Walmart garden center; ages 4-13. See www.ooltewahyouth.com or contact Mark Hancock at 645-9923 or Bucky McCulley at 645-9250.

Rock Spring youth signups (& cheerleading): July 28 & Aug. 4 & 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; July 31 & Aug. 7, 6-8 p.m., Rock Spring ballfields.

Summerville youth signups (& cheerleading): Through Aug. 8, 220 Highway 100, Summerville.

Trion youth signups (& cheerleading): Through Aug. 8, 90 Dalton St., Trion. See www.trionrecreation.org.

Southeast Tennessee Football Officials Association: Seeking members. Call Warren Diegel at 503-0767.

Northwest Georgia Football Officials Association: Seeking new members to call varsity & JV games for more than 30 high schools. See www.nwgfoa.org or call Todd Britton at 706-217-9690.

Road Runner Rumble flag tournament: Aug. 11, starting 9 a.m., Ronald L. Nix fields (Dalton Parks & Rec); deadline July 27; 7-on-7 competition, 12 teams; fundraiser for Dalton State College athletics, $225, 3-game guarantee. Contact Garrett Burgner at gburgner@daltonstate.edu or Ryan Hollingsworth at 706-483-0319.

Citywide youth jamboree: Aug. 18, Tyner high school field; free, teams ages 5-12; sponsored by Tyner Raiders organization; reservations required. Contact Edmund Baulding at baulding3@aol.com or 314-4230 or Joe Durrah at 315-6700.

GOLF

Lee University Golf Academy: July 31-Aug. 3, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Cleveland Country Club; boys & girls ages 6-17; $125. Contact coach John Maupin at jmaupin@leeuniversity.edu or 310-5427 or call Chad Wilson at 706-537-3002.

Chattanooga Chapter PGA pro-ams: Aug. 6, Black Creek; Sept. 17, Bear Trace at Harrison Bay; Oct. 8, Cleveland CC; Oct. 15, Council Fire; Oct. 22, WindStone; Oct. 29, Partners Circle Day, The Farm.

UTC basketball golf tournament: Aug. 20, Black Creek, 12:30 p.m.; 4-person select shot; limited to 30 teams; hole-in-one prizes include new Ford; other contests sponsorships $250 to $1,500. Contact Cheri Thomas at cheri-thomas@utc.edu or 425-4592.

Tennessee PGA Junior Golf Academy: Five-day weekly sessions through July 8, Golf House Tennessee & Vanderbilt Legends Club, Franklin; for ages 10-17, all levels of experience & ability, taught by PGA professionals & NCAA coaches. Contact Gaylon Cude at gcude@pgahq.com or call 615-790-7600.

Junior Tour: Summer, fall & spring tours in Knoxville area for boys & girls ages 14-under; 1-day events; spring tour March 31, Baneberry; April 16, Green Meadow; April 29, River Islands; May 31, Gettysvue; June 5, tour championship, Graysburg Hills. See www.championsjrgolf.com.

LACROSSE

Chattanooga Lacrosse officials training: Email chattlax@gmail.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

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.

North Georgia YMCA Family Fitness karate: Tuesdays & Thursdays year-round, 5:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe; $20 per month for YMCA members, $50 for others ($5 each additional family member). Email ngaymca@ymcachattanooga.org or call 706-935-2226.

Free fitness classes: Thursdays till Aug. 1, 6 p.m., Outdoor Chattanooga at Coolidge Park; PX90 and Insanity programs led by Paul Mason, geared toward all fitness levels; Greenlife Grocery providing healthy snacks; pre-registration not necessary. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

Scenic City Lawn Mower Racing Association races: July 29, Foothills County Fair, Cleveland, meeting 1 p.m.; Aug. 11, Van Buren County Fair, Spencer; Aug. 25, Marion County Fair, Jasper, 8 p.m. EDT (registration 6). Call Buster Hogan at 667-4905.

Wendy’s High School Heisman nominations: Through Oct. 2; high school student-athletes scheduled to graduate in 2013; for athletic & academic achievement & community service involvement; 1 senior male & 1 female will be honored for each school & 10 of each for each state, leading to 6 male and 6 female national finalists receiving expense-paid trips to New York City for the awards ceremony; national winners will each receive $10,000 for his & her schools. Apply at www.WendysHeisman.com.

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.

Team fundraising: Game Day Fundraiser; $300-plus per player in as little as 2 weeks. See www.gamedayfundraiser.com or call 280-0440.

OUTDOORS

Chattanooga Open Water Swimmers swim: Wednesdays through October, 5:15 p.m., under Market Street Bridge; swimmers should have competitive backgrounds and be able to freestyle at least a mile in a pool; need kayakers for support. Email karahnazor@gmail.com.

Nickajack Cave kayak trip: July 25, 7 p.m.; adults & kids ages 14-older; chance to see gray bats emerge at dusk; $35, covers guides & equipment; reservations required. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

Nickajack Cave family canoe trips: July 26 & Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m. from Maple View Recreation Area; $8, covers guides & equipment; ages 5-up welcome with adults; reservations required. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

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.

Downtown kayak adventures: Saturdays & Sundays till Aug. 26, 9-11:30 a.m.; all skill levels, including no experience; reservations required, $35 per adult or $25 for children ages 8-13, includes equipment and instruction. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

Kayak and standup paddle excursions: River Canyon Adventures. See www.rivercanyonadventure.com or call 987-1711 or 488-1345.

Geocaching in Chattanooga city parks: See geocaching.com.

Soddy-Daisy chapter of Tennessee Trails Association hikes: July 28, Lula Lake Land Trust property on Lookout Mountain (contact Bob McGavock at kopperkritters@yahoo.com or 667-2960); July 31, Raccoon Mountain, Tennessee River Gorge Trail, possibly Laurel Point Trail (contact Nance Jo at ogo62no@zoho.com or 256-509-1541). Another chapter contact is George Bonneau at george.r.bonneau@gmail.com or 842-3619.

Beginning Birding Kayak OutVentures: July 28 & Aug. 4 to Hiwassee Refuge, 6:30 a.m.; field biologist Angie Langevin teaching about bird species at refuge; $45, covers equipment & guides; reservations required. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

Audubon Acres Owl Prowl: July 28, 8-10 p.m.; bring flashlight; $10. Registration required at ksimpson@chaas.org.

Weekly SORBA-Chattanooga rides: Sundays, 10 a.m., from 5 Points Recreation Area on Lookout Mountain; all riders welcome, average ride length 12-16 miles. See sorbachattanooga.org.

Rapid Learning Whitewater kayak roll practice: Two sessions each Tuesday, 5:30-7 and 7:30-8:30 p.m., Chester Frost Park; first-come, first-served; beginners welcome; first visit free, $50 per year for individuals, $75 for families; $5 per session for those providing their own crafts & equipment. Contact Terri Chapin at chapin_t@chattanooga.gov or 643-6882.

Adaptive kayaking: Last Tuesday of month, 7:30 p.m., UTC’s Maclellan Gym pool; Outdoor Chattanooga with Chattanooga Parks and Recreation’s therapeutic recreation services; equipment provided; all ages; reservations required. Contact Jessie Steele at steele_j@chattanooga.gov or 643-5716.

Adult Learn to Row class: Aug. 6-18, Monday-Thursday 6-8 p.m. & Saturday 9-11 a.m. each week; hosted by Lookout Rowing Club at William Raoul Rowing Center with Anders Swanson teaching essentials for sculling; $200, can be credited to LKC membership; pre-registration & basic swimming skills required. Call Diane Moore at dcm7167@gmail.com or 718-8865.

South Chickamauga Creek history canoe tour: Aug. 9, 6-9 p.m., Sterchi Farm Park, guided by interpretive ranger; adults and kids ages 8-older; $8, includes equipment; reservations required. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

Bicycle maintenance clinic: Aug. 16, 6-7:30 p.m., Outdoor Chattanooga, Coolidge Park; wheels; free, reservation not required. Call 643-6888.

Chickamauga Battlefield free bicycle tours: Aug. 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 20, 9:30 a.m., from battlefield visitors center; leisurely 5-6-mile ride with ranger giving Civil War history; for adults and kids ages 8-older; bring own bike or reserve one from Outdoor Chattanooga fleet by calling 706-866-9241; helmets required for all.

Wilderness First Responder course: Aug. 21-25, Sewanee, Tenn.; taught by Wilderness Medical Associates; $650, not counting lodging and meals; pre-registration required. Email Doug Cameron at dcameron@sewanee.edu.

Beginning women’s bicycle clinics: Aug. 26, 2 p.m., Harrison Bay State Park; Beth Miller teaching; deadline Aug. 24. Email bikinbeth@gmail.com by 2 days in advance.

RUNNING

Chattanooga Trail Runners group runs: See meetup.com/chattanoogatrailrunners.

Still Hollow Half Marathon/10k: Aug. 4. See www.wildtrails.org.

Missionary Ridge Road Race: Aug. 11, 8 a.m. from Bragg Reservation; 4.7 miles; no parking on site, but shuttle service 6-11:30 a.m. from McCallie School; $20 ($25 after Aug. 1), proceeds split between local American Red Cross chapter and Team Bruner. Sign up at www.active.com.

Chattanooga Mud Run: Aug. 11. See www.chattanoogamudrun.com.

SOCCER

Elite Soccer Training group sessions: Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m., Bright School, 3v3 & technical training for under-8 to -12 players; open u-13 to -18 training 7-8:30. Email Kris4futbol@aol.com or text 423-240-5737.

ERSA/Rossville Rec youth camp: July 27, 9 a.m.-noon, Rossville Recreation Center soccer field; headed by Tennessee Temple University coach Kenrick Liburd; $30. Pre-register at jkkelleyck@aol.com or arrive early Friday.

Express Regional Soccer Association youth signups: July 27 & Aug. 3, 6-8 p.m.; July 28 & Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; July 29, 2-4 p.m.; Rossville Rec center. See www.ersoccer.org.

East Ridge youth recreation signups: July 28 & Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., East Ridge Community Center; ages under-4 ($75) & older ($80) to u-19. Email sskiles@eastridgetn.org or call 867-6406.

Atlanta Silverbacks camp at Heritage High School: Aug. 1-3, 3:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, 8:30-11 a.m. & 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, 8:30-11 a.m. Friday (& chance to go on field Saturday night in Atlanta with Silverbacks); boys & girls ages 5-18, $165 (includes ticket voucher for any Silverbacks game). Register at www.atlantasilverbacks.com/pro/Camps.htm.

East Ridge coed over-30 signups: Aug. 4 & 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Aug. 16 & 23, 3-8 p.m., East Ridge Community Center; $80. Email sskiles@eastridgetn.org or call 867-6406.

School player training: Focused on individual skills; sessions twice weekly. Call Richard Northcutt at 314-3207.

SOFTBALL

NSA girls fastpitch tournament: July 28, Heritage Park, Dalton; 4-game minimum; $95 for 8-under, $195 for 10-u, $210 for 12- to 18-u. Email gansa@windstream.net or call or text Mark McArthur at 706-260-1807.

East Brainerd fall youth signups: July 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. See EBYAA.com.

8-under Frost Falcons ’04 girls team tryouts: July 28. Email FrostFalcons04@yahoo.com.

Georgia Flames 02 girls fastpitch tryouts: Aug. 5, 2-4:30 p.m., & Aug. 7, 6-8 p.m., LaFayette Middle School; seeking pitcher & catcher but will consider all positions. Call Alan Shepherd at 423-227-9776.

10-under Fury 02 girls fastpitch tryouts: Aug. 11, 9 a.m., Warner Park. Call Pete Hughes at 544-4424 or Kevin Thompson at 593-3556.

Frost Falcons 01 girls fastpitch tryouts: Aug. 11, 10 a.m., new Red Bank fields. Call Rusty Jenkins at 706-581-4428.

12-under Fury 01 girls fastpitch tryouts: Aug. 11, 11 a.m., Warner Park. Call Jimmy Hutchins at 619-0756.

Camp Jordan adult slowpitch league signups: Aug. 11, 18 & 25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., East Ridge Community Center; men’s, coed church, coed industrial; $450 per team for 12-game season & tournament. Contact Shawnna Skiles at sskiles@eastridgetn.org, www.eastridgeparksandrec.com or 867-6406.

Athens Middle School girls fastpitch tournament: Aug. 17-18, Athens Regional Park; no entry fee, 3-game minimum, entries limited. Also, junior varsity tournament Aug. 25-26. Contact Jim Dodson at jbdodsontn@aol.com or 423-745-4448.

New 2013 Tennessee Fury 16-under girls fastpitch tryouts: Aug. 18, 10 a.m., Frost Stadium. Call Jeremy at 505-9527 or Kim at 987-4402.

Loudon Lions Club Bash for Cash slowpitch tournament: Aug. 24-25, Loudon. Call Brian Collis at 865-705-3963.

Frost 03 Falcons Crawford girls tryouts: For fall & 2013 play, players with 2002 or ’03 birthday. Call Jamie Crawford at 280-7181.

16-under Tennessee Stealth girls fastpitch tryouts: Seeking 2-3 players to complete fall & 2013 roster for team with competitive schedule, including many college exposure events; 1996-98 birthdays considered. Email tnstealthfastpitch@gmail.com or call 423-902-9748.

10-under Georgia Blaze ’01 girls fastpitch team: Seeking pitcher or utility player with 2001 birthday to complete roster for Dalton-based team that plays mostly in Chattanooga, Ringgold & Dalton tournaments; good defensive skills & strong hitting desired. Email blaze2001@rocketmail.com or call Craig at 706-270-2880.

12-under Velocity girls fastpitch team: Seeking 1 or 2 experienced travel players born 1999 or 2000 to complete 2012 roster. Call Danny at 368-2396 or Jay at 802-1292.

Senior Olympics men’s team seeking players: Ages 64-69. Call Tom Yarman at 304-4295.

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.

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.

Team fundraising: Game Day Fundraiser; $300-plus per player in as little as 2 weeks. See www.gamedayfundraiser.com or call 280-0440.

SWIMMING/AQUATICS

Free water fitness classes: Thursdays, 7:15 p.m., Brainerd Recreation Center heated pool.

McCallie School swim lessons: Throughout summer, three 30-minute lessons per session, $40; boys & girls all ages. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886. Also, private lessons available (493-5536).

Signal Mountain diving team practices: Mondays-Thursdays, 9-10:30 a.m., Baylor School natatorium; member of Chattanooga Area Diving League. Contact John Bonds at jbonds@baylorschool.org or 267-8506, ext. 654.

Baylor Diving Club fall registration: Aug. 28 & 30, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Baylor School natatorium; classes start Sept. 4, 6 p.m.; affiliated with USA Diving & open to anyone (masters program for ages 21-up). Contact John Bonds at jbonds@baylorschool.org or 267-8506, ext. 654.

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

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

TENNIS

Racqueteers programs at Warner Park: July 28, tennis Olympic day; Aug. 27-Nov. 27, after-school program (days/times TBA); group & private lessons, head instructor Michael Scott (635-6254). Call Herb Barnett at 991-2855.

McCallie School camp: July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; boys & girls ages 7-up, $285 ($175 9 a.m.-noon). Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

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.

VOLLEYBALL

Georgia Northwestern Technical College tryouts: Aug. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16, Rossville Athletic Complex. Contact Don Foley at dfoley@gntc.edu or 706-764-3813.

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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