Sports Calendar

Sports Calendar

May 3rd, 2012 in Sports

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 May-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.

• Ooltewah 13-14-year-olds signups: May 5, 9 a.m.-noon; May 6, 1-3 p.m.; East Hamilton complex on Little Debbie Parkway, concession stand. Call Kenny McElroy at 240-0595 or Mark Hancock at 645-9923.

• Hixson 13-14-year-olds signups: May 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., HYAA fields; $90. Call Ron Bailey at 802-7875.

• Snow Hill 13-14-year-olds signups: May 5 & 12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., field house. See www.snowhillrec.com or 344-6625.

• Fury Baseball youth tournaments: May 11-13, 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.

• Nations organization youth tournaments: May 11-13, 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.

• Cleveland State summer youth tournaments: June 2-3, 16-under (deadline May 11); 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; 16s & 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.

• 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-

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

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 25th anniversary 3 State 3 Mountain Challenge: May 5, 8 a.m., from Finley Stadium; deadline past; 100-, 62- and new 90-mile options; longest includes Suck Creek, Sand and Lookout mountains; also a 25-miler on last part of 62-mile course, hills but no mountains, from Shellmound Park (riders transported there, leaving stadium at 9:30). See www.chattbike.com.

• Moccasin Bend guided tour: May 10, 6-8 p.m., interpretive ranger sharing history; free, open to adults & kids ages 16-over accompanied by adults; bikes available for borrowing from Outdoor Chattanooga. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

• Adaptive cycling ride: May 14, Tennessee Riverpark; conducted by Chattanooga Parks & Recreation's therapeutic recreation division & Outdoor Chattanooga; special equipment available. Contact Elaine Adams at adams_e@chattanooga.gov or 697-1345.

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

FOOTBALL

• Tennessee Titans Caravan visit: May 9, 6:30 p.m., Academy Sports + Outdoors, Hamilton Place; Jake Locker & Kenny Britt scheduled.

• Coaches' Roundtable: May 12, Maryville College, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; for youth to high school coaches; free, pre-registration not necessary; featuring MC staff & area high school coaches. See www.maryvillecollege.edu/athletics.

GOLF

• Brainerd Baptist School Classic: May 4, Champions Club at Hampton Creek, 1 p.m., after lunch by Carrabba's; $150 per player, $600 per team. Call Julie Prescott at 622-3873, ext. 163.

• Chattanooga Chapter PGA pro-ams: May 7, Signal Mountain; May 14, Moccasin Bend; 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.

• Special Olympics Georgia tournament: May 7, Bear Trace at Harrison Bay, 1 p.m.; 4-person scramble, $100 per player, benefits Special Olympians of Catoosa County; also, 10-11:30 a.m. free clinic (apart from tournament) with local touring pros Luke List & Bryce Ledford. Email blist@catoosa.k12.ga.us.

• C.H.I.P.S. program: May 8, 15, 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.

• LaFayette Elks tournament: May 12, LaFayette GC, 10 a.m.; team play, $75 per player. Call the Elks lodge at 706-638-3591 or Ched Jackson at the course at 706-639-1580.

• Jerry Green Memorial Scholarship tournament: May 19, Champions Club at Hampton Creek, 3:30 p.m.; 4-person select shot, $80 per player; deadline May 5; sponsored by Southeast Tennessee Football Officials Association. Contact Bill Fairbanks at bfairbanks17@gmail.com or 827-6712 or 332-9515 or Randy Fairbanks at rfairbanks@fairbankscpa.com or 834-3702 or 468-3791.

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

• 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.

• 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.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Chattanooga Ultimate summer league signups: Till May 9 for league starting May 22; games Tuesdays 6-8:30 p.m. at Camp Jordan Park; end-of-season tournament Aug. 11; limit of 12 coed teams with maximums of 10 males, 5 females; $50. Register at playultimate.net/league/registration.htm.

• 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 5 & June 2, 2 p.m., Taylors Ruritan Club, Old Kinser Road, Cleveland; May 19, 2 p.m., & June 16, 6 p.m. (registration 2 hours earlier), Savannah Valley Speedway, North Hwy. 58 at Meadowview Community. Call Buster Hogan at 667-4905.

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

• 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.

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

• Full moon backback to Bob Stratton Bald: May 5-6, 8-mile round trip in Cherokee National Forest, with side hike to Hangover; participants bring their own food, water and gear; pre-registration required. Contact Jeff Hunter at jeff@safc.org or 423-322-7866.

• Soddy-Daisy chapter of Tennessee Trails Association hikes: May 5, Stringer's Ridge; May 8, Greenway Farm; May 12, Heiss Mountain to Retro Hughes; May 15, Signal Mountain Middle/High School to Mushroom Rock; 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: Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., Greenway Farm quarry; beginners welcome; first visit free. 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.

• 25th anniversary 3 State 3 Mountain Challenge: May 5, 8 a.m., from Finley Stadium; 100-, 62- and new 90-mile options; longest includes Suck Creek, Sand and Lookout mountains; also a 25-miler on last part of 62-mile course, hills but no mountains, from Shellmound Park (riders transported there, leaving stadium at 9:30); $52, deadline April 25. See www.chattbike.com.

• Wilderness First Responder course: May 7-16, taught by Wilderness Medicine Institute through Southern Adventist University Outdoor Leadership; recertification class May 20-22; pre-registration required. Contact Ann Reynolds at annreynolds@southern.edu or 236-2023.

• 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.

• Moccasin Bend guided tour: May 10, 6-8 p.m., interpretive ranger sharing history; free, open to adults & kids ages 16-over accompanied by adults; bikes available for borrowing from Outdoor Chattanooga. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

• Tennessee high school fishing state tournament: May 12, Lake Nickajack from Shellmound ramp, 5:30 a.m. CDT takeoff, 2 p.m. weigh-in; 2-person teams (grades 9-12) with non-fishing boat drivers; mandatory check-in May 11, 5-6:30 p.m. CDT, Kimball Town Park, followed by rules briefing and dinner compliments of town of Kimball. Register at highschoolfishing.org or contact Alex Craw at alex@highschoolfishing.org or 580-765-9031.

• Upper Ocoee River opening: May 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., for recreational kayaking, canoeing and rafting; Class IV section for experienced paddlers only, but 2 dozen outfitters offer trips down the river.

• Dogs "snake avoidance" clinic: May 12, in conjunction with East Tennessee Pointing Dog Association membership meeting (9 a.m.) and election of officers, Gun Dog Development grounds near Spring City; clinic led by veteran handler Frank Hanwright. Contact Bill Barber at bandbarber@aol.com or 423-365-6652.

• Adaptive cycling ride: May 14, Tennessee Riverpark; conducted by Chattanooga Parks & Recreation's therapeutic recreation division & Outdoor Chattanooga; special equipment available. Contact Elaine Adams at adams_e@chattanooga.gov or 697-1345.

• Scenic City Trail Marathon & Half Marathon: May 19, TVA's Raccoon Mountain property. See www.rockcreek.com.

• 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; $195 till May 1, $225 after June 1. See www.L2boards.com or register at active.com.

RUNNING

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

• Whitfield Oil Trojan Run: May 5, 8 a.m., Chickamauga, Ga.; 5k run/walk starting at Gordon Lee High School baseball field; $25 ($30 race day), benefiting Chickamauga city schools; also, May 4, 6-10 p.m. at Gordon Lee HS, cookout ($7 adults, $3 kids) plus inflatables for children & live entertainment featuring Chris McDaniel and then The Gravel Road Band. Register to run at www.active.com or call Rick Wilson at 423-903-7768 or Cindy Roberts at 706-996-5222 or email glalumni2006@gmail.com.

• Bill Gregory Healthcare Classic 10k & 5k: May 5, 8 a.m., Bradley Wellness Center, Dalton (sign-in starts 7 a.m.); also a 2k; for runners, joggers, walkers, wheelchairs/strollers, dogs on leash; $20. Register at nghp.org or contact Ali Donahue at adonahue@hhcs.org or 706-272-6662.

• King of the Mountain Road Race: May 5, 8:15 a.m., Lookout Mountain Common; 4-mile race ($25), plus Mountain Mile fun run/walk ($20) at 9 a.m.; benefits scholarship fund at Good Shepherd School. Contact Denise Davis at Denise@goodshepherdlookout.com or 821-0044 or email jwilliams@millermartin.com.

• "Run With the Lions" 5k: May 5, Belvoir Christian Academy, East Ridge, 9 a.m.; also a 5k walk & kiddie K (ages 14-under); $20 for each 5k till May 4 ($25 race day), $15 grades 12-under, $5 kiddie k; benefits BCA Athletic Booster Club. Register at www.bcalions.org.

• See Spot Run K9 5k: May 6, 10 a.m., Collegedale Greenway starting at Veterans Memorial Par (sign-in starts 8:30); $15, proceeds to Angel Fund; participating dogs must be current on rabies vaccine & stay on a leash; Call 238-5870 or 596-3811.

• Raccoon Mountain 10k & 5k: May 12, 8 a.m., around the lake at the TVA Pumped-Storage Plant; access gate closes at 7:30; $20 at www.active.com till May 3, then $25; packet pickup at downtown Sports Barn May 11, 4-7 p.m.

• Strawberry Chase 10k & 5k: May 12, 8 a.m., Rhea Family YMCA in Dayton (sign-in starts at 7); $30; also 1-mile family fun run/walk 9 a.m. ($15). Register at totalrace.net/eventdetail.php?id=267 or call 423-775-0821.

• TB5K: May 12, 9 a.m., Camp Jordan Park; run & family fun walk (starting 10 a.m.) in memory of Tony Baughman, who died in a car accident in January, for a scholarship honoring him & driver's awareness for high schoolers.

• Scenic City Trail Marathon & Half Marathon: May 19. See www.rockcreek.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.

SOCCER

• Elite Soccer Training open group sessions: May 3, 10, 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 8, 15, 22 & 29, u-8 to u-10 5:30-7 p.m., u-14 to u-18 7-8:30 p.m.; May 13 & 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; high school open sessions 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays (May 9 & 30 at downtown Sports Barn, 16 & 23 at Bright School). See wabango.com/krisray or www.elite-soccer-training.org.

• 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.

• 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 http://elitesoccertraining.blogspot.com or contact Kris Ray at Kris4futbol@aol.com or 240-5737.

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

SOFTBALL

• Soddy-Daisy Veterans Park adult slowpitch leagues: Registration under way for men's, women's, church & coed teams. Call Jimmy Pickett at 544-5368.

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

• Lady Mocs appreciation dinner: May 3, Stadium Club, Finley Stadium, 6:30 p.m. (social hour starts 5:30; sponsored by Lady Moc RBI Club; $15; tickets will be sold at Furman-UTC games April 28-29, or contact Mike Burke at mike.lori@comcast.net or 877-2080.

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

• North Georgia ASA girls fastpitch tournaments: May 12, 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: May 12, May 18-20, 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.

• 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 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.

• Fort Oglethorpe Marlins signups: May 5, 9 a.m.-noon, & May 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Gilbert Stephenson Park; ages 6-18 boys & girls for CASL team; practice starts May 21, 6 p.m.; $90 ($75 for 2nd swimmer from a family, $65 each additional). Call Sean at 423-774-3165.

• Baylor Diving Club: Affiliated with USA Diving & open to anyone; current members' age range is 6 to 65. 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

• Racquet Club May kids clinics: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30-6 p.m.; ages 6-12; 10 sessions; $125 pre-pay for members, $175 for others, or $15/$20 per session. Call 842-9622.

• 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.

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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