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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.


Baseball

● The Westside baseball camp is May 27-29 from 9 a.m.-noon. The camp is for students from grades 1-8. For more information, contact Gerald Barnes at (706) 868-4030.

● The Georgia Regents Junior Jaguar Camp will be June 23-26 and July 14-17 for boys ages 7-14. Camps will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Cost is $250. To register, visit www.USSportsCamps.com/baseball/nike or call (800) 645-3226.

● The 9-and-under Augusta Braves travel baseball team is seeking four players for the upcoming season. Players must be born between May 1, 2005 and April 30, 2006. For more information, contact Chris Halliday at (706) 691-6951 and/or Daniel Dykstra at (678) 358-8645.

● The 10-and-under Augusta Braves travel baseball team is seeking four players for the upcoming season. Players must be born between May 1, 2004 and April 30, 2005. For more information, contact Wesley Teston at (706) 306-4791.

● The 11-and-under Augusta Braves travel baseball team is seeking four players for the upcoming season. Players must be born between May 1, 2003 and April 30, 2004. For more information, contact Dykstra at (678) 358-8645.

Basketball

● The Sure-Shot Basketball Camp for second through seventh grades is June 2-6 at Lakeside Middle School from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $85. Contact Tom Weidenaar at (706) 631-6634 or Dave Pitock at (706) 627-0425.

● The 16th annual Dip Metress Basketball Academy will be held June 9-13 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Christenberry Fieldhouse. The camp is for boys and girls grades 1-11. Cost is $160. For more information, contact Metress at (706) 667-4765 or e-mail dmetress@gru.edu.

Football

● Augusta Prep will hold a summer football camp July 7-10 and students in grades K-12 are invited to attend. For more information, contact e-mail coach Bacheller at harry.bacheller@augustaprep.org.

Golf

● The Aiken-Augusta Wounded Warrior Charity Golf Classic will be held Monday at Woodside Plantation Country Club in Aiken. Entry fee is $100 per player. For more information, call Jack Morrison at (803) 295-2614.

● The McNair Cup Tournament will be held Friday through May 25 at the Aiken Golf Club. For more information, call (803) 649-6029.

● The Georgia Regents golf programs will play host to the Jaguar Golf Camp from June 2-5 at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House. The camp is for boys and girls ages 6-18. Cost is $200 for children 6-10 and $450 for ages 11-18. For more information, contact Jack O’Keefe at (706) 373-8403 or via e-mail at jokeefe@gru.edu.

Miscellaneous

● Augusta Prep will hold a summer football camp July 7-10 and students in grades K-12 are invited to attend. For more information, contact e-mail coach Bacheller at harry.bacheller@augustaprep.org.

● The Augusta Rowing Club will celebrate the 13th anniversary of National Learn to Row Day on June 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the boat house on the Savannah River. For more information, visit www.augustarowingclub.org or contact Kay Fletcher at lfletcher103@comcast.net.

● The Augusta Fencing Club will hold Introduction to Foil Fencing classes starting June 9. Cost for the 10-week course is $180, all competitive equipment provided. There is a $20 discount for paid preregistration. For more information, call (706) 722-8878.

● Ray Guy, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, will be the guest speaker for the Augusta Sports Council’s 23rd annual Greater Augusta Medals for Excellence in Sports Awards on June 12 at Augusta Country Club. Check-in and a social hour is set for 6 p.m., with dinner and program beginning at 7. Tickets are $45 for ASC members and $50 for nonmembers. To purchase tickets contact, Michelle Naval at michelle@augustasportscouncil.org.

● Augusta Prep’s summer volleyball camps are from June 16-19 and July 14-17. There are two sessions per camp, middle school is from 9 a.m.-noon (grades 5-8), and high school from 1-4 p.m. (grades 9-12). Cost is $130. Contact Rich Bland at (706) 414-6145 or at rich.bland@augustaprep.org or go to www.augustaprep.org/CampCavalier.


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