Originally created 03/25/01

Area sports announcements



Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga., 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number. No phone calls will be accepted. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. The announcements will be published each Sunday, and must be in the office by the Thursday prior to publication.

ARCHERY

May 18-30: 12th annual Southeastern Traditional Championship in Elbert County, Ga. For more information, call John Hood at (706) 283-4878 or (706) 746-9987.

BASEBALL

The Aiken County Parks and Recreation Department needs Dixie Youth umpires. For information, call Steve Gavin at (803) 648-4240.

Registration for The Family Y's coed youth baseball program for children 4-14 years is scheduled March 26-April 14 at Wheeler Center. For more information, call (706) 738-6678.

Quality 10-and-under boys to play travel baseball needed. If interested, contact Donnie Hutchins at (706) 863-4978.

BASKETBALL

April 7 and April 8: One-day Senior Shootout, Walter Williams Recreation Center, Milledgeville, Ga. Boys to compete on April 7, girls on April 8. For more information, contact JoAnn Lunsford at (478) 452-7990.

BOOSTER CLUB

May 3: Georgia Southern Greater Augusta Eagle Club spring banquet, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 6:15 p.m. Football coach Paul Johnson will be guest speaker. Advance tickets only. For more information, contact Tammy Shepherd at (706) 855-0671 or e-mail TammyGShepherd@alumni.gasou.edu

The CSRA Sports Fan Club will sponsor a trip to the Atlanta Braves Spring Training Facility in Orlando, Fla., March 15-18. Cost: $275 per person/double occupancy, which includes transportation, two games and three nights hotel accommodations. For more information, call Greg Brooks at (706) 860-8583.

BOXING

March 31: USA Boxing official's clinic, Augusta Boxing Club, 1929 Walton Way, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Clinic, given to certify new and recertify existing officials in Olympic style amateur boxing, will be presented by Linda De La Paz, USC Boxing national official. For more information, call Ms. De La Paz at (706) 733-4862 (home) or (803) 557-4313 (work).

March 31: "Fight Night at the Fort," 7:30 p.m., Gym 1, Fort Gordon. Tickets available at door or call (800) 841-3216 for more information.

FLAG FOOTBALL

The United Carolina Flag Football is taking registration for its summer and fall leagues. For more information, call (864) 284-6633 or e-mail www.ucffl.com. Individuals interested in becoming a UCFFL referee can call (864) 297-1752.

FOOTBALL

March 31: Pop Warner CYFL football and cheering signup for ages 8-13. Registration fee: $40. Coaches also needed. For more information, call (706) 855-2351 or e-mail www.eteamz.com/cyflpopwarneraugusta

Summer all-star camps planning trips and camp packages for boys ages 13 to high school seniors. Deadline is April 15. For more information call (706) 736-8443.

May 3, June 21: USSSA Golf World qualifier, Goshen Plantation. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Entry fee for March and May tournaments is $300 per team; June 21 event is Georgia USSSA state tournament, entry fee $350 per team. Entry deadline: March 19, April 30, June 21. For more information, contact Bob at (706) 595-2152 or 595-8136.

March 26: Sixth annual Triple Crown Classic, Woodside Golf Course. Shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Entry fee: $100 per player or $400 per foursome. Entry forms and fees must be received by March 21. Field will be divided into two flights based on total team handicaps. Flight One will play Wisteria Course and Flight Two will play the Plantation Course. Proceeds benefit the American Red Cross, Helping Hands and Tri-Development Center. For more information, contact either of the agencies or call (803) 641-4152.

March 31-April 1: Two-man scramble, best ball, The Boulders Golf Club, Warrenton, Ga. Entry fee: $60. Deadline: March 28. For more information, call (706) 465-2577.

April 19: Publix Golf Classic, Midland Valley Country Club, to benefit United Way of the CSRA. Registration and lunch: 11 a.m.; shotgun start at noon. For more information, contact Jerry Sapp or Derek Blankinship at (706) 731-5200.

April 25: Lauderdale tournament for St. Stephen's Ministry, Goshen Plantation, 9:30 a.m. start. For more information, contact Allen Williamson at williams03@aol.com; Tena Austin at (706) 722-7092 or Angela Hillesland at (706) 731-9000.

May 21:First Chamber Golf Classic, The River Club, North Augusta. Captain's choice format with 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. shotgun starts. Fees: $300 per team for Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce members; $400 for non-Chamber members. For more information, contact Amy Bryan at (706) 821-1300.

MISCELLANEOUS

June 18-22: Southeast Junior Games, for boys and girls (separate competition), ages 6-18. Individual sports - golf, swimming and road race; team sports - basketball, soccer, boys baseball and girls softball. For more information, call (803) 278-2434 or e-mail Ctheace@aol.com

ROAD RACING

April 28: Twenty-fourth annual Rose City 10K Run, Thomasville, Ga. The 10,000-meter run begins at 8 a.m. Pre-registration ends April 14; Fee: $14. Race-day registration, 6:30-7:30 a.m.; late fee: $15. One-Mile run for runners 12-under and 50-over begins at 9:30 a.m. Pre-registration fee: $8. No late registration or race-day registration. For more information, call (912) 226-9878.

ROLLER HOCKEY

Roller Hockey of Augusta is now registering players for the Summer Adult League (April-August). Interested players, 16 years and older, can register Sunday mornings from 10 a.m. until noon at the RHA rink on Central Avenue behind Daniel Village. For more information, contact Jim Menghi at (706) 868-1672.

ROWING

April 14: Atlantic Coast Challenge Rowing Regatta, at Langley Pond, sponsored by the Aiken County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department. Starting time: 8 a.m. No charge for spectators. For more information, call (803) 642-7559.

SOCCER

April 2-6: Masters Week Soccer Camp, Family Y on Wheeler Road, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $100. For more information, call (706) 854-0149 or e-mail www.augustasoccer.com

SOFTBALL

March 30-31: St. Luke Christian Invitational, South Commons Complex, Columbus, Ga. Double-elimination tournament (guaranteed three games) for men's and women's church teams. Entry fee: $165 per team. Entry deadline: March 27. For more information, contact Ray Davis at (706) 568-9129 or www.stlukesports.com

March 30-31: April Fool's Tournament, Trenton, S.C., Entry fee: $110. For more information, contact Tim Turner at (803) 445-7965.

April 6-8: Rose City Men's Open Invitational, Thomasville, Ga. Entry fee: $160 per team with deadline of 5 p.m. March 29. Twenty-four teams to compete. For more information, contact Gloria Robinson at (912) 226-3446.

April 7: Sixth annual Spring Fling for B-C and D-E teams. Entry fee: $150 per team. For more information, call Joey at (706) 796-7239.

April 14: USSSA Men's C, D, E Flag City Warmup, Diamond Lakes Complex. Entry fee: $155. For more information, call Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

April 21: USSSA Men's D and E April Showers, Sweetwater Park, Thomson. Entry fee: $155. For more information, call Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

April 27-29: USSSA Flag City Shootout, Class A NIT at Sweetwater Park, Thomson, Ga.; Class B at Diamond Lakes Complex, Augusta. Entry fee: $200. For more information, call Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

April 28: Baby Rose tournament, Thomasville, Ga. Entry fee: $140. For more information, contact Gloria Robinson at (912) 226-3446.

SWIMMING

Aiken-Augusta Swim League is conducting swim clinics for anyone interested in learning more about strokes, turns and starts. Clinic I will be April 9-12 at USC Aiken from 4-5 p.m. and at Augusta State from 6-7 p.m. Clinic II will be April 22, 29 and May 6 and 13 at USC Aiken 3-4 p.m. and at Augusta State from 5-6 p.m. Cost: $40 for four sessions. For more information, call (803) 613-0202 or see www.swimasl.org

VOLLEYBALL

Registration for The Family Y adult volleyball leagues begins March 19 at Wilson Center. Open to beginner-advanced players 16 years and up. Games begin April 16. For more information, call (706) 733-1030.

WRESTLING

The West Augusta Wrestling Club will meet on Mondays and Thursday, beginning March 5, at Lakeside High School field house from 6:30-8 p.m. Individuals 7-18 (or older), male or female, are invited to attend. Cost: $20 for club costs for one year and $25 to join USA Wrestling. For more information, call club director Randy Hill at pager 821-9132.