Originally created 04/22/01

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

Applications are being accepted for the 21st annual Robert Sapp Baseball Camp at Sweetwater Park in Thomson, Ga., May 28-June 1. The camp last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is for boys ages 7-14. Cost is $100. Call the Thomson Recreation Department at (706) 595-2152.

The Powerhouse Baseball Academy will be holding a five-day camp on June 24-28 at Florida's Cocoa Expo Sports Complex for players age 13-19. Contact Jordan Kern at (914) 767-0583 or www.powerhouseacademy.com.

BASKETBALL

April 29: The Brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. will be holding the Greek Basketball Challenge at 3 p.m. at the North Augusta High School Gym. Tickets are $3 at the door. There will be two games, one pitting Kappa Alpha Psi against Alpha Phi Alpha and the main event which pits Omega Psi Phi vs. Phi Beta Sigma.

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

May 8: The Augusta Georgia Bulldog Club will hold its annual meeting at Sacred Heart Cultural Center at 6 p.m. Football coach Mark Richt will be the featured speaker. Cost is $20 in advance and $25 day of the meeting. Call Philip Kelly at 736-1737 or Mike Harley at (706) 364-3234.

BOXING

May 4-5: Aiken Boxing Club is presenting the S.C. State Junior Olympic Championships at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and the event will be held at the Aiken High School Gym. Call Leroy and Wanda Green at (803) 641-6941.

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

June 16: East District Georgia Games championship, Warren Road Gym, 7 p.m. For more information, call (706) 733-7533.

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.

GOLF

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 28: Eighth annual Heritage Classic, sponsored by McCormick Chamber of Commerce, at Monticello Golf Club, Savannah Lakes Village. Captain's choice format with noon shotgun start. Cost: $50 per player or $200 per team. For more information, call the chamber at (864) 565-2835 or the Savannah Lakes Village pro shop at (864) 391-4115.

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: Fourth annual ASOC tournament, Forest Hills Golf Club, captain's choice format, 9:30 a.m. shotgun start. Cost: $55 (includes meal) - $60 after June 3. For more information, contact Charles Garner Jr. at (706) 868-0901 (work) or (706) 785-8899 (beeper).

June 9-10: Regions Cup, Jones Creek Classic at the Club at Jones Creek.

June 16-17: Regions Cup, Persimmon Hill/North Augusta Exchange Club Classic.

July 20-21-22: Regions Cup, Augusta City Amateur, Forest Hills GC

Aug. 4-5: Regions Cup, Perry Watson Memorial, Pine Ridge CC, Edgefield, S.C.

Aug. 11: The Georgia Tech Club of Augusta will hold its fifth annual golf tournament at Forest Hills Golf Course at 9 a.m. For more information, call Don Thorstad at (706) 733-6263.

Aug. 11-12: Regions Cup, Orville White Cup, Midland Valley Country Club, Graniteville, S.C.

Aug. 18-19: Regions Cup, W.M. Gregory Classic, North Augusta Country Club.

Aug. 25-26: Regions Cup, Midland Valley Senior Invitational, Midland Valley Country Club, Graniteville, S.C.

The Thomson-McDuffie Recreation Department is now taking registration through May 25 for its golf camp for boys and girls ages 9-10. Cost is $10 per person. Call the recreation office at (706) 595-2152.

MISCELLANEOUS

May 5: The USC Aiken Athletic Department will be holding a sports auction from 7-10 p.m. in the Student Activities Center. Cost is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Contact Brad Fields at (803) 641-3252.

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.

SOCCER

April 27-29: U-10 Soccer Tournament. For more information, call Jim Victor at (803), 641-4127.

SOFTBALL

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.

April 28: Men's C, D, E Softball Tournament, Clearwater, S.C. Cost is $109 per team. Call Joe or Jeffery at (803) 593-4698.

May 5-6: NSA Men's B, C, D, E; Coed All Classes Softball Tournament. Contact Roger Wolf at (803) 644-3224.

May 12-13: SSAA Men's C, D, E Invitational. Contact Joe Sheffield at (843) 662-2430.

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 19-20: NSA Men's C, D, E and Women's - All Classes Softball Tournament. Contact Roger Wolf at (803) 644-3224.

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.

May 26-28: USSSA Women's Spring Fling Softball NIT All Classes; Black American Men's Softball. Contact Danny Crews at (803) 755-3964.

SWIMMING

Aiken-Augusta Swim League is conducting swim clinics for anyone interested in learning more about strokes, turns and starts. 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

The City of Aiken Department of Parks and Recreation will hold a registration for swimming lessons (at Smith-Hazel Pool) at Citizens Park starting on May 16. Cost is $20 per session for in-city residents and there will be additional fees for out-of-towners. For more information, call (803) 642-7760.