Originally created 05/27/01

Area sports announcemnts



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

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

June 16: Georgia Games East District Sports Festival. For more information, contact Don Raley at (706) 796-2156.

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.

June 1-3: Evans Classic, Evans High School, four-game schedule. Cost: $250. For more information, contact Chris Segraves at (706) 863-1198 (work), (706) 855-8202 (home), (706) 833-57-7 (cell).

June 4-8: Terry Holder and Greenbrier High School camp, for grades 3-8, at Columbia County Recreation Department, Patriots Park. Cost: $100. For more information, call Julie Carter at (706) 650-6040 or Ed Williams at (706) 541-9070.

June 11-15: Columbia County Camp, half-day at Riverside Park, 9 a.m.-noon. Registration to be held 8:30-9 a.m., Riverside Park. Cost: $75. For more information, call Ted Miller at (706) 868-3712 or the Columbia County Recreation Department at (706) 863-7523.

BASKETBALL

Registration for adult full-court summer basketball begins June 19 at The Family Y, Wheeler Road. Open to players 16 and old. League play begins July 10 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost: $250 per team (minimum 10 players), plus $5 fee for each Family Y non-member. For more information, call Rod McAnnis at (706) 733-1030.

Tenth annual Evans High School camp, June 11-15 and July 16-20, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Pre-registration cost: $95 with lunch; $80 bring own lunch. For more information, call Kevin Kenny at (706) 863-1198 or 650-8008.

Twelfth annual Sure-Shot camp, Lakeside Middle School, June 11-15; Riverside Middle School, June 18-22. Fee: $75 for boys entering grades 6-9; June 18-22, Lakeside Middle School, for boys and girls entering grades 2-5. Fee: $70.

June 1-3: Georgia Games East District Sports Festival, girls basketball, ages 18-under. Patriots Park Gym. For more information, call Gary Tam at (706) 863-7523.

June 4-6: Camp Yes, Inc., for boys and girls ages 8-18, 9 a.m until 3 p.m., Curtis Baptist High School. Cost: $79 per camper. For more information, call Coach Wasden at (706) 738-0196.

June 23: "Take it to the House" tournament, men's and women's open 3-on-3, Odell Weeks Center. entry fee: $30 per team. Open to first 20 teams. Deadline for entry: 8:30 p.m, June 18, at Citizens Park. For more information, call Carlos Otero at (803) 642-7651.

BOXING

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.

CHEERLEADING

Camp at Sweetwater Activity Center, Whiteoak Road, Thomson, June 18-21 and June 25-28. Registration June 1-17 at Whiteoak Road office. Fee: $30. For more information, call (706) 595-2152.

CYCLING

June 2: CSRA Chapter of Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association will lead mountain bike ride during grand opening of 7-mile trail at Hickory Knob State Park. For more information, call (706) 860-0469.

DISC GOLF

June 9: Georgia Games East District Sports Festival, Patriots Park. For more information, call Brain Graham at (706) 736-8537.

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.

Three-day camps in June and July for David Usry Junior Golf Academy, North Augusta Country Club. Open to youths 7-16 years old. For more information and registration, call David at (803) 279-0704 or www.usrygolfacademy.com

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.

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 11: Aiken Lions Club's 10th annual charity tournament, Houndslake Country Club, four-player, Captain's Choice event. Entry fee: $45 per person or $180 per team. Entry deadline: June 7. Forms available at area pro shops or call Hines Hamilton at (803) 648-5962; Bill Finley (803) 642-5500; or Charlie Dixon at (803) 648-1705.

Coastal Youth Golf Tour, for male and female golfers ages 12-18, begins June 13 at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Statesboro, followed by 18-hole events at The River Club in North Augusta, June 26; the South Carolina National in Beaufort, S.C., July 11; and the two-day Savannah Junior Open at Savannah's Henderson Golf Club and Bacon Park Golf Club, July 24-25. Applications are available at area pro shops or by calling Chris Blaine at (912) 355-0652.

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

June 18: 17th annual St. Joseph Hospital Foundation tournament, Woodside Plantation, Aiken. Registration begins at 10 a.m., lunch at 11 and tee time at noon. For registration or more information, contact the foundation at 481-7402.

June 18-21: Thirty-sixth annual North Augusta Country Club/Sertoma Junior Invitational, North Augusta CC. The 54-hole medal play event limited to first 100 entries, ages 13-18 who qualify. Entry fee: $40, includes practice round and banquet. For registration or more information, call (803) 279-0704.

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

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

Greater Augusta Sports Council's Summer SportsFest 2001, July 9-13 and July 16-20, from 8:30 a.m. until noon, for boys and girls ages 11-15. Cost: $150 per athlete. Deadline for registration is June 26. For more information, call (706) 722-8326 or e-mail kobasiar@augustaga.org

SOCCER

USC Aiken Soccer Camp June 11-15; July 16-20 and Aug. 6-10. Two phases: introduction for youngsters 4-7 years old; and technical and tactical aspects of the game for ages 8-17. The cost of day camp is $180 or $90 for half-day. For more information, call Coach Ike at (803) 641-3717 or e-male ikeo@aiken.sc.edu

Columbia County Lady Patriots Soccer Club tryouts, June 4-5, from 6-8 p.m., Patriots Park on Columbia Road. Open to girls 10-18 years. For more information, call LouAnn Gubosh at (706) 860-3701 or John Whitelaw at (706) 651-1984 after 6 p.m. weekdays and anytime Saturday/Sunday.

SOFTBALL

June 2-3: USSSA Ebony Classic NIT, all classes, Citizens Park, Aiken. For more information, call (803) 643-7760, Jerome Coleman at (803) 532-3198 or email citizenspark@aiken.net

June 2: June Blast, ORA Softball Complex, for C, D and Church teams. Cost: $100 per team. For more information, contact Barry LaFavor at (706) 593-3666 or beeper 303-0165.

June 8-10: USSSA Girls Diamond Derby fast pitch and slow pitch NIT, all classes. For more information, call (803) 643-7760 or email citizenspark@aiken.net

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 15-17: ASA girls fast pitch, 10-under, 12-under, 14-under, For more information, contact Rick Meyer at (803) 441-4300.

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 18-21:Greenbrier fast-pitch softball clinic, Patriots Park. The clinic runs from 9-1 p.m. each day and the cost is $75. For more information, call Garrett Black at (706) 650-6040.

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.

June 23-24: "Show Me The Money" B, C and D Men's tournament, Citizens Park, Aiken, Contact Kristi Weed at (803) 356-5738.

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.

July 18-22: USSSA Girls 12-under Slo-Pitch World Series, Sweetwater Park. For more information, contact Bob Howard at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

July 28: USSSA Men's C & D Last Chance Qualifier, Fleming Complex. Entry fee: $155. For more information, contact Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

July 30-Aug. 5: USSSA Girls 13-under Fast-Pitch World Series, Sweetwater Park. Admission: $5 adults, $3 children. For more information, contact Bob Howard at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

Aug. 24-26: USSSA A,B,C and Church Mid-Atlantic Tournament at Sweetwater Park. For more information, contact Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

Sept. 15: USSSA Masters 40 and over State Tournament, Sweetwater Park. Entry fee: $175. For more information, contact Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136 or 595-2152.

TENNIS

May 31-June 3: CSRA Hard Court Championships, Newman Tennis Center, Adult Open and NTRP singles, doubles and mixed doubles; Juniors, ages 10-18, singles and doubles. Call (706) 821-1600 for information.

Monthly beginner adult tennis classes, Newman Tennis Center, beginning July; Junior development program for boys and girls, ages 5-17; US Team Tennis for adults, ages 19-up. For more information, call (706) 821-1600.

Nike Tennis and Sports Camp, Newman Tennis Center, children ages 7-17, June 18-22; June 25-29; July 9-13; July 16-20, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost: $225 per week. For more information, call (706) 821-1600.

VOLLEYBALL

June 16: "Kick My Grass II" tournament, men's and women's divisions, ages 13-up. The Family Y, Wheeler Road. Registration fee: $12 through June 11; $15 after June 11. For more information, call Rod McAnnis at (706) 733-1030.

July 16-19: Greenbrier High School volleyball camp, daily from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $50 for girls grades 6-9. For more information, call Debbie Born at (706) 650-6040 ext 220.