published Thursday, May 17th, 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

Tennessee Valley National Adult Baseball Association: Seeking players ages 18-over; wood bat league; season runs till mid-August, most games on Sundays, 15-20 games per team. Email chattanooganaba@gmail.com.

TriState men’s recreational league: Games generally once a week till August; ages 18-over, all skill levels (current ages 18-55); wood bats & BBCOR bats only; check as individual or team. Email tristatebball@gmail.com.

16-under Chattanooga Yankees: Seeking 2 players to complete 2012 roster; could not turn 17 before May 1. Call/text coach Waldo Owens for a tryout at 443-0741.

Nations organization youth tournaments: May 18-20, June 8-10, June 22-24, July 6-8, Future Stars “Elite World Series” July 19-22; Upper East Tennessee parks; 8-under coach-pitch $50, 8-u kid-pitch $100, 9- to 12-u $250, 13- to 15-u $300; multiteam discounts. Email chadalford05@yahoo.com or call 423-833-4500.

Hixson Black & Gold all-star tournament: Starts May 24; no select teams, just all-stars; $75 per team. Register at hixsonyaa.org or call Alan Bailey at 421-1366.

Fury Baseball youth tournaments: May 25-27, June 8-10, June 22-24 & July 6-8 for 8- to 12-under teams; May 18-20, May 25-27, June 15-17, July 6-8 & July 13-15 for 13- to 14-under. Email tnfurybaseball!@gmail.com or call Ruston Pierce at 619-9488.

Tiger Classic youth tournament: May 26-27, Jack Mattox complex & area high schools; 6- to 18-under divisions. Call John Riley at 423-313-8990.

Cleveland State youth camps: June 4-7 skills camp, ages 6-12, 9 a.m.-noon, $75; June 11-13, pitcher/catcher camp & hitting camp June 18-20, ages 8-16, advanced instruction, $60 for each ($5 off to register in more than one camp). Call coach Mike Policastro at 478-6219.

McCallie School camps: June 4-8, grades 2-5; June 11-15, grades 5-9, 9 a.m.-noon, $160; June 18-21, ages 10-up, 9 a.m.-noon (Monday-Tuesday advanced hitting, Wednesday-Thursday advanced pitching/catching), $80 each. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

East Ridge all-star tournament: June 7-12, Camp Jordan Park; recreation teams ages 5-14, $65 per team. Call Shawnna Skiles at 580-1166.

Harrison Purple and Gold tournament: Starts June 7; deadline June 5; all-star teams only, $65 each, 3-game guarantee; gate fee $2 Monday-Thursday, $3 Friday-Sunday. Call Roger Stevens at 508-4267, Pete Lowe at 847-7138 or Deanne Hanks at 779-8022.

Cleveland State summer youth tournaments: June 8-10, 18-under (deadline May 18); June 16-17, 15-under (deadline May 25), June 23-24, 14- & 13-under (deadline June 1); 14s & 13s cost $300 & 6 baseballs; 15s cost $350 & 6 balls; 18s costs $400 & 6 balls. See www.clevelandstatecc.edu/departments/athletics/sports/baseball or call Jason Sewell at 614-8744 or 435-5242.

Lee University Baseball School: June 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon, ages 5-15, fundamentals, $90 ($160 for 2 brothers); July 9-11, advanced hitting/pitching/catching, 9 a.m.-noon hitting, 1-3 p.m. pitching or catching, ages 8-17, $60 for hitting, $45 for pitching/catching, $95 for morning/afternoon. Email mbrew@leeuniversity.edu or call 614-8638.

Elite catching camp: June 24-26, Carson-Newman College; in-depth camp for high school players, covering every aspect of catching. Call coach Tom Griffin at 865-471-3465.

2012 11-under select team in Hamilton County: Seeking players. Call 883-3876.

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

2012 10-under Fury Baseball seeking player: Well-rounded player who can pitch; cannot turn 11 before May 1, 2012; competitive travel team. Contact Doug Campbell at djcampbell@epbfi.com or 762-2068.

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.

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

BASKETBALL

$1 night for high school students: Wednesdays, 8-10 p.m., through May; Fort Oglethorpe United Methodist Church gym; must show student ID. Email ngaymca@ymcachattanooga.org or call 706-935-2226.

North Georgia YMCA 30-older open gym: Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fort Oglethorpe United Methodist Church; free, but must pre-register with the “Y” each week. Email ngaymca@ymcachattanooga.org or call 706-935-2226.

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

Cleveland State youth camps: May 28-30 ($50) & July 16-19 ($60), 9 a.m.-noon; ages 6-15, learning fundamentals through drills & team play. Contact coach Lee Cigliano at 614-8706 or www.clevelandstatecc.edu/departments/athletics/sports/mbasketball.

Ooltewah Lady Owls camp: June 4-7, noon-3 p.m.; grades 3-8; volleyball camp those mornings; $60, deadline May 30. Contact Elaine Peigen at vbcoachp@yahoo.com or 314-6331 or Randy Crawford at Crawford_randy@hcde.org or 432-3352.

UTC boys’ camps: Teams June 8-10 & 11-13; individuals June 2, June 24-28 & Aug. 11. See GoMocs.com or call 877-254-0028.

Red Bank youth camp: June 11-14, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; Red Bank High School; boys & girls ages 11-16, all skill levels; includes Super Six self-improvement stations as well as shooting, rebounding, ball-handling, passing/catching, footwork/agilities/defensive stance fundamentals & 1-on-1, 2-on-2, 3-on-3 & 5-on-5 drills. Contact coach Corey Lazenby at lazenby_c@hcde.org or 874-1900, ext. 2140.

GPS camp: June 18-21, 1-4 p.m.; ages 6-12, $145; combo with softball (9 a.m.-noon), $250. Register at www.gps.edu/pages/Summer-Programs or call 645-3457.

McCallie School camps: July 2-6 or 23-27, 9 a.m.-noon, grades 2-5, $170; July 9-13 or 16-20, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., grades 5-9, $210. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

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.

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.

Chickamauga Battlefield tours begin: May 19. See www.outdoorchattanooga.com/2911.htm

Chattanooga Tour de Cure: May 19, 7:30 a.m., from Finley Stadium; ride 10, 18, 24, 62 or 100 miles as part of a fundraising team fighting diabetes. Contact Wendi Mullins at wmullins@diabetes.org or 865-524-7868, ext. 3343.

Christina Genco Memorial Ride: June 3, from Blake Community Center on Sand Mountain; registration starts 7 a.m. CDT; sponsored by Alabama Wheelmen bicycle club to raise money for the foundation honoring the Bike & Build ride leader who was killed while passing through Fort Payne last year; 110-milers to start at 8:30 a.m. CDT, 80-milers at 9, 38-milers at 9:30; $25 donation. Contact James Dawson at jadawson@hiwaay.net or 256-509-2388.

FOOTBALL

Eric Berry defensive skills camp: June 8-9, Chattanooga; led by the NFL star & former Tennessee All-American for D1 Sports; June 8, D1 Chattanooga, ages 15-18, 8-11:30 a.m. or 1-4:30 p.m. (each limited to 30), $75 for D1 members, $100 others; June 9, McCallie School, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., ages 7-14, $25 D1 members, $50 others. See D1Chattanooga.com or call 499-9818.

McCallie School camp: June 11-15 or 20-24, grades 1-8, 9 a.m.-noon, $160; July 9-11, padded camp, grades 1-8, 6-8 p.m. ($60 with own pads, $90 if provided by McCallie). Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

GOLF

Alhamba Shriners benefit tournament: May 19, Brainerd. Call Joe Swaney at 315-3516 or A.C. York at 313-3604.

Chattanooga Chapter PGA pro-ams: May 21, Cleveland CC; June 25, Champions Club at Hampton Creek; July 2, Bear Trace at Harrison Bay; July 9, Lookout Mountain; 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.

C.H.I.P.S. program: May 22 & 29, Brown Acres, 5:30 p.m.-dusk; for people with disabilities who can play 9 holes independently; $5 per date, but register at least 3 days prior. Contact Elaine at adams_e@chattanooga.gov or 697-1345.

Tennessee PGA Junior Golf Academy: Five-day weekly sessions May 27-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.

Northside Neighborhood House Ladies Classic: June 1, Creeks Bend, 8 a.m.; 2-person select shot, $75 each; sponsorships available. Register at nnhouse.org or contact Lee Stout at lstout@nnhouse.org or 267-2217.

Chicken Dinner tournament: June 16-17 (rain dates June 23-24), LaFayette Golf Course; 4-member groups in multiple flights, all from No. 1 tee; 1st ones tee off at 7:30 a.m.; $125 per person; Saturday only, No. 14 hole-in-one wins 2012 automobile & chicken dinner noon-4 p.m. Call 706-639-1580 for tee times.

McCallie School camps: June 25-29, beginner/intermediate, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., boys & girls grades 6-9, $385; July 9-13, intermediate/advanced, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., boys & girls grades 6-9, $435. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

Champions 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

McCallie School camps: June 18-22, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., beginner/intermediate, ages 8-13, $225; June 24-28, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., intermediate/advanced, ages 11-15, $275 (extended day camp 9 a.m.-8 p.m., $425; boarding camp $550). Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

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.

Scenic City Lawn Mower Racing Association races: May 19, 2 p.m., & June 16, 6 p.m. (registration 2 hours earlier), Savannah Valley Speedway, North Hwy. 58 at Meadowview Community; June 2, 2 p.m., Taylors Ruritan Club, Old Kinser Road, Cleveland. Call Buster Hogan at 667-4905.

Highland Forest Triathlon: May 19, Cohutta, Ga., from Highland Forest neighborhood, adult race 8 a.m., junior race noon; intermediate/senior race 1 p.m.; parking at Varnell United Methodist Church with shuttles to race site; entry deadline 11:59 p.m. May 17; quarter-mile swim, 12.4-mile bike ride, 2-mile run; for ages 9-15, 100-yard swim, 4-mile bike, 1-mile run; for ages 6-8, 50-yard swim, 2-mile bike, half-mile run; part of proceeds to Run for God junior triathletes program. See www.runforgod.com/evens_hft.

Scenic City Triathlon: May 20, hosted by Scenic City Multisport. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

Kickboxing classes: Wednesdays, 9 a.m., Chattanooga Fitness Center; $1. Call 697-1321.

Christina Genco Memorial Ride: June 3, from Blake Community Center on Sand Mountain; registration starts 7 a.m. CDT; sponsored by Alabama Wheelmen bicycle club to raise money for the foundation honoring the Bike & Build ride leader who was killed while passing through Fort Payne last year; 110-milers to start at 8:30 a.m. CDT, 80-milers at 9, 38-milers at 9:30; $25 donation. Contact James Dawson at jadawson@hiwaay.net or 256-509-2388.

Soddy-Daisy spirit camp: June 4-7, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Soddy-Daisy High School; cheerleading instruction for grades K-8; $60. Call Vicki Jackson at 544-4797.

McCallie School all-sports camps: Cross training for grades 6-8, June 4-7, 11-14, 18-21, 25-28 or July 9-12 or 16-19, 7:45-8:45 a.m. or 1-2 p.m., $80 (1-4 p.m. $120); McCallie First or day camp, June 4-8, 11-15, 18-22, 25-29 or July 9-13, 16-20, ages 5-6 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., grades 2-5 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $235 ($200 for each added session). Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

McCallie fly-fishing camp: June 11-15 or 18-22, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., boys & girls grades 5-9, $260. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

McCallie School paintball camp: June 11-15 (beginner/intermediate) or July 16-20 (intermediate/advanced), grades 5-9, noon-5 p.m., $400. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

GPS sailing camp: June 18-22, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Privateer Yacht Club; boys & girls ages 8-15, $300. Register at www.gps.edu/pagesSummer-programs or call 645-3457.

McCallie sailing camps: June 18-22, boys & girls ages 9-16; July 9-13, boys & girls 9-13; 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $300. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

GPS rowing camp: July 9-13 (beginner) & July 16-20 (experienced), 9 a.m.-noon, boys & girls grades 6-12; $145. Register at www.gps.edu/pages/Summer-Programs or call 645-3457.

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 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.

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

Chattanooga Tour de Cure: May 19, 7:30 a.m., from Finley Stadium; ride 10, 18, 24, 62 or 100 miles as part of a fundraising team fighting diabetes. Contact Wendi Mullins at wmullins@diabetes.org or 865-524-7868, ext. 3343.

Soddy-Daisy chapter of Tennessee Trails Association hikes: May 19, Upper Leggett Road trailhead to Retro Hughes Road; May 22, Harrison Bay State Park; May 26, Prentice Cooper State Forest, Pot Point loop trail. Contact George Bonneau at george.r.bonneau@gmail.com or 842-3619. May 29, Possum Lake, call Nance Jo Ogozalek at 256-509-1541.

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, check-ins at 5:30 and 6:30, Greenway Farm quarry; beginners welcome; first visit free, $50 per year for individuals, $75 for families; $5 per session for those providing their own boats. Contact Terri Chapin at chapin_t@chattanooga.gov or 643-6882.

Family canoe trip: May 17, 6-8 p.m. from Greenway Farm; for adults and kids ages 5-older accompanied by adult; $8 per person, reservations required. Email terri@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

Nickajack bat cave kayak trip: May 18, to see endangered gray bats at dusk; for adults and teens ages 14-up with adults; $35, covers equipment/guides; reservations required. Email terri@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

Scenic City Trail Marathon & Half Marathon: May 19, 8 a.m., TVA’s Raccoon Mountain property; part of Salomon Rock/Creek Trail Series. Registration closed.

Competitive horse trail ride: May 20, Hidden Hills Farm & Saddle Club; untimed with 6 judged obstacles in junior (ages 17-under), pleasure and open divisions. Call 488-3993.

Wilderness First Responder recertification course: May 20-22; pre-registration required. Contact Ann Reynolds at annreynolds@southern.edu or 236-2023.

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.

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

LW Boards Riverbend Adventure Challenge: June 9, 8 a.m., Coolidge Park; 4-person men’s, women’s and coed teams climb Walnut Street Bridge, stand-up paddle to Audubon Island, run 1.8 miles of trails, SUP back to Coolidge; $225. See www.L2boards.com or register at active.com.

Spring paddlesports festival: June 9, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Chickamauga Dam recreation area; Outdoor Chattanooga invites public to learn about kayaking, canoeing, standup paddleboarding, dragon boating, even sailing; clinics & demos. Contact Terri Chapin at terri@outdoorchattanooga.com or 643-6888.

NWTF Cherokee Chapter sporting clays tournament: June 9, Montlake Classic Clays; 9:30 a.m. (sign-ins start 8:30), scholastic and adult divisions; parent/student team event after 1 p.m. lunch, with students 18-under in grades 6-12; adults $65, youth $40, parent/student $100, proceeds to Soddy-Daisy High School clay target team. Email Trev054@aol.com or call Trevor Fuller at 243-8868 or Montlake Classic Clays 332-1195.

McCallie fly-fishing camp: June 11-15 or 18-22, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., boys & girls grades 5-9, $260. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

GPS sailing camp: June 18-22, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Privateer Yacht Club; boys & girls ages 8-15, $300. Register at www.gps.edu/pages/Summer-Programs or call 645-3457.

McCallie sailing camps: June 18-22, boys & girls ages 9-16; July 9-13, boys & girls 9-13; 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $300. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

GPS rowing camp: July 9-13 (beginner) & July 16-20 (experienced), 9 a.m.-noon, boys & girls grades 6-12; $145. Register at www.gps.edu/pages/Summer-Programs or call 645-3457.

RUNNING

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

Scenic City Trail Marathon & Half Marathon: May 19. Registration closed.

Viola Valley Half Marathon: May 19, 8 a.m., Viola, Tenn.; Warren, Grundy & Coffee counties included in the course. See www.violavalleyhalfmarathon.com.

Highland Forest Triathlon: May 19, Cohutta, Ga., from Highland Forest neighborhood, adult race 8 a.m., junior race noon; intermediate/senior race 1 p.m.; parking at Varnell United Methodist Church with shuttles to race site; entry deadline 11:59 p.m. May 17; quarter-mile swim, 12.4-mile bike ride, 2-mile run; for ages 9-15, 100-yard swim, 4-mile bike, 1-mile run; for ages 6-8, 50-yard swim, 2-mile bike, half-mile run; part of proceeds to Run for God junior triathletes program. See www.runforgod.com/evens_hft.

Interfaith Hospitality Network 5k To End Homelessness: May 19, Tennessee Riverwalk, 9 a.m., beginning at shelter 3 under C.B. Robinson Bridge; 1-mile fun run also; race-day registration starts at 8. Register at www.ihnchattanooga.org.

Scenic City Triathlon: May 20, hosted by Scenic City Multisport. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

Fast Break Athletics Chattanooga Chase: May 28, 8k run at 8 a.m., new competitive 1-mile run at 10, from Riverview Park; 45th running; $25 early registration for 8k, then $30; $15 then $20 for 1-miler; $35 then $40 for both. Register at www.active.com or see www.chattanoogatrackclub.org.

GPS camp: July 16-20, 9 a.m.-noon; grades 6-8, $145. Register at www.gps.edu/pages/Summer-Programs or call 645-3457.

SOCCER

Elite Soccer Training open group sessions: May 17, 24 & 31, All Saints Academy, under-8 to u-10 4:30-6 p.m., u-11 to u-13 6-7:30 p.m.; May 20, u-8 to u-10 12:30-2 p.m., u-11 to u-13 2-3:30, u-14 to u-18 3:30-5; May 22 & 29, u-8 to u-10 5:30-7 p.m., u-14 to u-18 7-8:30 p.m.; high school open sessions 7-8:30 p.m. (May 16 & 23 at Bright School, May 30 at downtown Sports Barn). See wabango.com/krisray or www.elite-soccer-training.org.

East Ridge Futbol Club tryouts: May 22, 24 & 29, 5:30 p.m., for under-8 to -12 boys & girls; June 5 & 7, 5:30 p.m., & June 9, 10 a.m., for u-13 & older, Camp Jordan Park.

Premier Soccer Academy camps/tryouts: June 4-8 (under-10 to -14 boys), June 11-15 (u-15 to -18 boys), June 18-22 (u-10 to -14 girls), June 25-29 (u-15 to -18 girls), location TBA; $130 (half camp 8-11 a.m.), $20 discount for PSA players; PSA tryouts during camps & practices. Call Pedro Kozak at 847-6565.

GPS camp: June 5-8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., ages 4-14; $250. Register at www.gps.edu/pages/Summer-Programs or call 645-3457.

Elite Soccer Training summer camps: June 12-15, Finley Stadium; June 19-22, Grace Academy, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; under-8 to -14 boys & girls; technical training 9-11:30, tactical training 1-3:30, each with small-sided games; $30 per day ($120 total, $90 for half-day campers), half off for second family member. Download form from elitesoccertraining.blogspot.com or contact Kris Ray at Kris4futbol@aol.com or 240-5737.

McCallie School camps: July 8-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., boys & girls ages 5-9, $225 (extended day camp 9 a.m.-8 p.m., $310; boarding camp, boys only, $450); July 16-20, 9 a.m.-noon, boys & girls grades 2-5, $160. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

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

SOFTBALL

Tennessee Dizzy Dean tournament: May 18-20, Harrison fields; teams can arrange for Dizzy Dean sanctioning; all qualify for World Series in Southaven, Miss. Contact Rusty Romito at rromito@comcast.net or 280-0615.

Senior slowpitch league: Seeking players ages 65- and 70-over for new weekday morning league. Call Larry Davis at 238-4357.

North Georgia ASA girls fastpitch tournaments: May 26-27, June 9-10, June 23-24 & June 29-July 1, Heritage Point Park, Dalton. See www.NorthGeorgiaSoftball.com or contact Garry Headrick at Garry_Headrick2001@yahoo.com or 706-483-1346.

Nations organization girls fastpitch tournaments: June 8-10; June 23; July 7; all qualifiers for Nations World Series July 19-22; all at Upper East Tennessee parks; $150 for 1-day divisions, 3-game guarantee; $225 for weekend, 4-game guarantee; multiteam discounts. Email chadalford05@yahoo.com or call 423-833-4500.

GPS camp: June 18-21, 9 a.m.-noon; ages 6-12, $145; combo with basketball (1-4 p.m.), $250. Register at www.gps.edu/pages/Summer-Programs or call 645-3457.

Georgia Outlaws 04 select girls team: Seeking 1 more strong player with 2004 birthday. Call Michael Langston at 423-605-8565.

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

USFA tournament umpires needed: Good pay, plenty of work; training available. Call David Martin at 595-0146.

Fury Academy’s summer fastpitch camp: June 5-7, ages 7-12; $135. Register at www.furyacademy.net.

Senior women’s exhibition game: June 9, 2 p.m., AT&T Field; Lady Lookouts (ages 50-54) vs. The Big Dogs (55-59); $1; concessions available. Call 902-3384.

Northwest Whitfield HS/Emory University fastpitch hitting & offense clinic: June 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Northwest softball field; all ages & levels; featured instructor Lee Dobbins from Emory staff, covering offensive philosophy, swing breakdown, power game & base-to-base style, drills & offensive tips, etc.; $50. Contact Northwest coach Shane Ramsey at shane_ramsey@whitfield.k12.ga.us or 706-483-9185.

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.

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.

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.

Baylor Diving Club summer registration: May 31, 6-7 p.m., Baylor School natatorium lobby; no experience necessary, other than being a confident swimmer; affiliated with USA Diving & open to anyone. Contact John Bonds at jbonds@baylorschool.org or 267-8506, ext. 654.

Signal Mountain summer diving registration: June 2, noon-2 p.m., entrance of Signal Mountain town pool; part of new Chattanooga Area Diving League. Contact John Bonds at @baylorschool.org or 267-8506, ext. 654.

GPS diving camp: June 4-8, 9 a.m.-noon; boys & girls grades 3-8, $145. Register at www.gps.edu/pages/Summer-Programs or call 645-3457.

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).

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

McCallie School camps: May 28-June 1, June 4-8, June 11-15, June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; boys & girls ages 7-up, $285 ($175 9 a.m.-noon); also, ages 4-6, 3:15-4 p.m., June 4-7, 11-14, 18-21, 25-28 or July 9-12, July 16-19, $55. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

Tennessee Valley Open Championships: June 7-10, Manker Patten; public invited to watch. See www.tvoctennis.com or www.mankerpatten.org/tvoc-tournament or call 266-6767.

Racquet Club Junior Tennis Academy: Sessions June 11-14, June 18-21, July 9-12, July 16-19; ages 4-5 9-10 a.m. ($50 per week for members, $60 for others), ages 6-12 9 a.m.-noon ($120, $155), ages 12-18 9 a.m.-3 p.m. ($180/$220); deadline noon Friday before each camp session. Call 842-9622.

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

Ooltewah Lady Owls camp: June 4-7, 8:30-11:30 a.m.; grades 3-8; basketball camp those afternoons; $60, deadline May 30. Contact Elaine Peigen at vbcoachp@yahoo.com or 314-6331 or Randy Crawford at Crawford_randy@hcde.org or 432-3352.

Tennessee Volleyball Association teaching: June 11-15, setter & hitter specialty camps; June 12, MNPS coaches clinic; June 18, advanced coaching clinic; June 18-20, middle & high school all-skills camps; June 23, coaches clinic; July 9-11, setter/hitter camp; July 16-20, middle school camp.

GPS camp: July 9-12, 10 a.m.-noon, grades 3-8, $145. Register at www.gps.edu/pages/Summer-Programs or call 645-3457.

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.

McCallie School camps: June 25-29 or July 2-6, 9 a.m.-noon, grades 2-7, $160. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.


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