Area Announcements

Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, 725 Broad St., Augusta, GA 30901, with a return address and phone number. No phone calls are accepted. Fax number is (706) 823-3408. The announcements will be published weekly.



● Former Chicago White Sox player and Curtis Baptist baseball coach Chico Valdez is holding tryouts for a 9-year-old travel baseball team. Players cannot have turned 10 before May 1. Call Van Dixon at (706) 830-2806 for information.

● Tryouts for the 9U Augusta Braves travel baseball team are being held the weekend of July 27. Players cannot have turned 9 before May 1. Contact Wesley Teston at (706) 306-4791 for more information and tryout location.


● The Micah Lancaster “I’m Possible Training” summer elite skills camp will be held July 29-Aug. 1 at Augusta Christian School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camp is open to boys and girls grades 4-12. Registration is $175 per camper. To register, contact John Harris at (706) 637-4528 or register online at


● The Riverside Middle School football camp is July 22-26 open to rising fourth through eighth graders. Cost is $75 per athlete. Contact Brett Cooper at


● The second annual Deputy JD Paugh Memorial Foundation Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 30 at West Lake Country Club. Tournament sponsorship and entry information can be found at For more information, call Tim Cieniewicz at (706) 840-2900.


● The third annual Walton Foundation Wheelchair Tennis Championship will be held on Aug. 2-4 at the Newman Tennis Center. For
more information, contact Alice Salley at (706) 826-5809.

● The Newman Tennis Center is having a Tennis and Swimming Summer camp through July 26. Camp is Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m for ages 7-17 at a rate of $180 per week. For children ages 4-6, quick-start camp will be held Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9-10 a.m. for $20 per week. Half days are available from 9 a.m.-noon for $80 per week. For more information, contact the Newman Tennis Center at (706) 821-1600.

● The Bulls Soccer club has a few openings in various age groups for the Fall 2013 season. For more information contact the Bulls office at (706) 550-2858 or via e-mail at

● Georgia Regents University and the August GreenJackets will host the inaugural GRU run for the GreenJackets on August 17 at 8 a.m. The 5k run will start and stop at Lake Olmstead Stadium. This is a fundraiser for the GRU cross country teams. Entry fee includes a ticket to that night’s GreenJackets game and a visor. Post-race refreshments will be provided by Marco’s Pizza, Harbor Seafood Inn and Kroeger. You can register online at For more information, contact Bill Levy at or Adam Ward at


● CSRA Force coach Wayne Wilson is putting together a 12-and-under A class fast-pitch travel softball team for the 2013 and 2014 seasons. For more information about future tryouts, contact Wilson at (706) 564-5357 or e-mail, or contact Kirsten Duncan at (678) 796-5797.


● Augusta Prep’s 11th annual summer volleyball camps are July 22-25. There are two sessions per camp. Middle school goes from 9 a.m.-noon and high school from 1-4 p.m. with a cost of $120. Contact coach Rich Bland at (706) 414-6145, or go to


● Registration for the Westside Wrestling Camp at Westside High School with Tim Mitchem, of Campbellsville University, is now open. The camp dates are July 22-24 from 9 a.m. to noon. The camp is open to boys and girls of all ages. The cost of the camp is $45 per camper and includes a camp shirt. Families of more than one camper will pay $30 for each additional camper. For registration and more information, call Kevin Waters at (706) 399-3154 or e-mail at