Originally created 04/08/01

Area sports announcement



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

April 7-8: C.J. Stewart clinic, Master City. Fees: Ages 5-10: $30; 11-15: $30; 14-and-up: $40. Checks must be received by April 5 to avoid $5 late registration fee. Mail checks to C.J. Stewart Baseball, 322 Hillside Village Dr., SE, Atlanta, Ga. 30317-3147. For more information call 404-373-0706.

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.

BASKETBALL

Final registration now being held for The Ten Star All-Star Summer Camp, boys ages 8-19 and girls ages 10-19. By invitation only. For evaluation form, call (704) 568-6801.

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

BOXING

April 21: South Carolina USA Boxing Championships, North Augusta Police Athletic League gym, Aiken-Augusta Highway, Clearwater, S.C. Admission: $5 donation at door, children under 6 free. For more information, call (803) 593-6382.

June 12: Augusta Boxing Club Scholarship Banquet, 6 p.m., Julian Smith Barbecue Pit, Milledgeville Road.

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

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.

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 21-22: Regions Cup, Savannah Lakes Village Classic.

April 21-22: Bird Dog Invitational, Waynesboro, Ga., Country Club. Entry fee: $70. Senior division is included. For more information, call Kim at (706) 554-2262.

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.

April 30: Jessica Lynne Carpenter Memorial Tournament, The Aiken Golf Club. Four-person Captain's Choice format with shotgun start at 10 a.m. Entry fee: $50 pre-registered by April 23, $55 after April 23. For more information or to register, contact Steve Smith at the Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department by email at asmith@aikencounty.net or call (803) 642-7558.

May 3, June 21: USSSA Golf National qualifier, Goshen Plantation. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Four-man scramble (open, no handicap required) and four-man handicap. Entry fee for May tournament is $300 per team. For more information, contact Bob at (706) 595-2152 or 595-8136.

May 19-20: Regions Cup, Gordon Uhl/Golf Capital Invitational, Midland Valley Country Club, Graniteville, S.C.

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.

June 9-10: Regions Cup, Camellia Classic.

June 16-17: Regions Cup, Jones Creek Classic, The Club at Jones Creek.

June 20-22: Regions Cup, Persimmon Hill/North Augusta Exchange Club Classic, Persimmon Hill Country Club, Saluda, S.C.

Aug. 4-5: Regions Cup, Augusta City Amateur

Aug. 11-12: Regions Cup, Perry Watson Memorial

Aug. 18-19: Regions Cup, Orville White Cup, Midland Valley Country Club, Graniteville, S.C.

Aug. 25-26: Regions Cup, W.M. Gregory Classic, North Augusta Country Club.

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

POWERFIFTING

April 21: Iron Warriors Powerlifting Championships. For more information, contact Tee Meyers at (706) 790-3806.

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.

April 21: USA Track and Field, Georgia Association, Masters Championships, Savannah. Track and field events for men and women, 30 years and older. Out of state competitors welcome. For entry form, schedule of events, information, contact Joyce Hodges-Hite at (478-982-4881 or fax )478) 982-9984.

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.

RUGBY

The Augusta Rugby Club is holding practice every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 p.m., to 9 p.m., at the Richmond Academy practice field on Baker Avenue. No previous experience is necessary. More information: (706) 860-3072.

SOFTBALL

April 13-14: SEEDS Softball Bash. For more information, contact Will Kearse at (803) 266-2341.

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 14: Masters Day tournament, classes C, D, E and Church, Harrison-Caver Park, Clearwater, S.C. Entry fee: $109. Hit own ball. Two home runs, then equalizer. For more information, contact Joe or Jeffrey at (803) 593-4698.

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.

May 12: USSSA Men's B, C, D May Jam, Diamond Lakes Complex. Entry fee: $155. Contact Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

May 26: USSSA Men's C and D Powerade Classic, Sweetwater Park. Entry fee: $155. Contact Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

June 9: USSSA Men's C and D, Diamond Lakes Complex. Entry fee: $155. Contact Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

June 16: USSSA Men's B, C and Church NIT, Sweetwater Park. Contact Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

June 22-23: USSSA Men's B & D NIT, Sweetwater Park. One World berth awarded in each class. Entry fee paid in world tournament. Contact Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

July 7-8: USSSA Girls Fast Pitch NIT, all ages, Sweetwater Park. Entry fee: $225. Contact Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

July 13-14: USSSA Men's D Church State and Women's A&B Church State. Contract Norman Bryan at (770) 982-9935 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

July 14: USSSA Men's B, C & D Firecracker Classic, Diamond Lakes Complex. Entry fee: $155. Contact Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

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