Originally created 05/05/02

Area sports anouncements



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 weekly.

BASEBALL

  • May 27-31: 22nd annual Robert Sapp Camp, for boys and girls ages 7-14, at Sweetwater Park, Thomson. Cost: $110 per camper. For more information, contact Robert Sapp at (770) 287-3309 or the McDuffie County Recreation Department at (706) 595-2152. For more information, contact Robert Sapp at (770) 287-3309 or the Columbia County Recreation Department at (706) 863-7523.
  • June 3-7: Columbia County half-day camp, Riverside Park, 9 a.m. until noon. Pre-registration is encouraged. Cost: $75. For more information, contact Ted Miller at (706) 868-3712 or the Columbia County Recreation Department at (706) 863-7523.
  • June 10-14:11th annual Evans Knights Camp, for ages 6-14. Second session will be July 8-12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $100 with lunch provided; $85, bring your own lunch. For more information, contact Kevin Kenny at (706) 863-1198 or 650-8008.
  • June 24-30: USSSA state tournament, Sweetwater Park. Machine pitch, 10-under and 8-under; live pitch, 12-under. Cost: $220 per team. For more information, call Bob Howard at (706) 595-2152 or (706) 595-8136.
  • BASKETBALL

  • June 3-July 13:Second annual Comcast Summer Madness leagues, boys and girls ages 12-17, played at May Park, Warren Road and Garrett community centers. For more information, call Shaun Bradley at (706) 724-0505 or 786-5549.
  • June 10-13:Greg Wilson's Lady Jaguars Camp (team camp), $75 per person; June 24-28: Individual camp, $150 per person, at Augusta State athletic complex. Registration fee of $50 due May 15. For more information, call (706) 731-7909.
  • June 17-21: Mustang camp at Midland Valley High School gymnasium. Individual camp, boys and girls ages 7-12 from 8:30 a.m. until noon; ages 13-17, 1:30-5 p.m. Cost: $75 per person. For more information, contact Mark Wright at (803) 593-7100 or (803) 593-7105.
  • June 24-28:Camp for middle school-aged girls (grades 5 through 8), Augusta Prep's Boardman Gym. Cost: $150. For more information, contact Kevin Furtado at (706) 863-1906, Ext. 374 or www.Augustaprep.org/summer camp
  • July 22-26: 14th annual Clint Bryant camp, Riverview Park, North Augusta, S.C. For more information, call (706) 737-1627.
  • Augusta Pride girls AAU team is looking for girls in the 17-under, 16-under, 15-under age levels to compete in the Georgia Games, scheduled in Augusta in July. For more information, contact Ken Furtado at (706) 860-6723 or (706) 863-1906, Ext. 374.
  • BOOSTER CLUBS

  • May 6:Augusta Bulldog & Alumni Club annual meeting, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 5:30 p.m. Athletic director Vince Dooley, football coach Mark Richt and Loran Smith scheduled to speak. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 day of meeting. Ticket locations: Surrey Center Pharmacy, Ivan Allen Company, Tudor's Cleaners and WGAC Radio studios. For more information, call Bobby Bentley at (706) 855-9494.
  • BOXING

  • June 18: Fifth annual Augusta Boxing Club scholarship banquet, Julian Smith BBQ Pit, Milledge Road, 6 p.m. For more information, contact Tom Moraetes at (706) 733-7533.
  • CHEERLEADING

  • June 3-6: Mary Lynn Reese Camp at Sweetwater Activity Center, Thomson. Cost: $30. Two camps-girls ages 5-8 from 9 a.m. until noon; girls ages 9-12 from 1 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. For more information, call (706) 595-2152.
  • June 17-21: Second annual Evans High School camp at the school for grades Pre-K through fifth grade. Pre-registration cost: $80; late registration $90. For more information, contact Robin at (706) 650-1796 or Kelly at (706) 855-0699.
  • FENCING

  • Wheelchair fencing program with beginners' introductory class, ages 14 and older, Tuesdays, 8-9 p.m., beginning April 16. Six weeks of classes conducted by the Augusta Fencers Club at 126 Ninth St. For more information, call (706) 722-8878.
  • May 10:Fifth annual Augusta Southern Nationals lauderdale tournament, Forest Hills Golf Club, 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost: $65. For more information, call Ted O'Connor at (706) 724-2452.
  • May 13:Lower Savannah Senior Golf Tournament, captain's choice, Sumter National Golf Club. Participating golfers must be 50 or over. Play limited to the first 124 golfers. Entry fee: $45. Deadline for entries is May 1 at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Linda Holmes at Lower Savannah Council of Governments at (803) 649-7981.
  • May 13:Georgia High School Association Class A/AAAA Boys Golf State Championship, Forest Hills Golf Club.
  • May 25: Third annual Hephzibah High School Pigskin Classic, Applewood Golf Course, 9 a.m. Cost: $55. For more information, contact Todd Booker at (706) 854-1385 or (706) 592-2089, or Gary Fulcher at (706) 796-7565 or (706) 592-2089.
  • June 6: 11th annual Dick Flynt Memorial, sponsored by the Aiken Lions Club, at Houndslake Country Club. Four-man teams, captain's choice using set-aside format. Starting times will be from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Entry fee: $45 or $180 per team. Deadline for entries is June 3. For more information, call Hines Hamilton at (803) 648-5962; Bill Finley at (803) 642-5500; Charlie Dixon at (803) 648-1705; or the Houndslake CC pro shop at (803) 648-3333.
  • Youth golf registration at McDuffie County Recreation Department, May 6-24, for boys and girls ages 9-18. Cost: $10 per golfer. Golfers must provide own clubs. For more information, call (706) 595-2152.
  • Applications being accepted for the David Usry Junior Golf Academy at North Augusta Country Club, to be held during the months of June, July and Augusta. Open to all youths 7-16 years of age. For more information, contact David at (803) 279-0704 or www.usrygolfacademy.com
  • HOCKEY

  • The Augusta Lynx and the Augusta Ice Sports Center are forming a beginner's adult hockey league beginning June 6. An introductory meeting will be held May 30 at 8 p.m. at the Augusta ISC at 1249 Augusta West Parkway. League play will be every Thursday for June 6 through August 8. Cost is $120 plus $30 for USA Hockey membership and includes expert instruction from Lynx players. For more information, contact the Lynx at 724-4423.
  • MISCELLANEOUS

  • May 16: The Women of Excellence 2002 Reunion, with Girls Scouts, Central Savannah River Council, as host, at Augusta Country Club, 7 p.m. Featured speaker will be LPGA president and player Gail Graham and LPGA golfer Michelle Estill. For more information, call (706) 774-0505.
  • ROLLER HOCKEY

  • Roller Hockey of Augusta is now registering players for the 2002 Summer Adult League (May-September). Interested players can contact Jim Menghi at (706) 868-1672 or JMenghi@aol.com
  • SOFTBALL

  • May 18: USSA men's C&D Softball Bonanza Qualifier, Diamond Lakes Complex. Entry fee: $155. Contact Cap at (706) 738-0723 or Bob at (706) 595-8136.
  • First Impact is looking for players for a 14U fastpitch travel team. For more information, contact Jeff Towe at (706) 771-7618 or (706) 868-8485.
  • SOCCER

  • June 3-7:TST Camp, from 9 a.m. until noon at Patriots Park, for boys and girls ages 5-18. Cost: $100. For more information, call (706) 294-5033.
  • June 17-21:TST Camp, from 9 a.m. until noon at Sweetwater Park, for boys and girls ages 5-18. Cost: $80. For more information, call (706) 595-2152.
  • June 24-28:TST Camp, from 9 a.m. until noon at Citizens Park, Aiken, for boys and girls ages 5-18. Cost: $100. For more information, call (803) 642-7651.
  • July 22-26:TST Camp, from 9 a.m. until noon at Patriots Park, for boys and girls ages 5-18. Cost: $100. For more information, call (706) 294-5033.
  • July 22-26:TST Striker-Keeper Camp, from 6-8:30 p.m. at Patriots Park, for advanced, club, middle and high school players. Cost: $100. For more information, call (706) 294-5033.
  • July 29-Aug. 2:TST Camp, from 9 a.m. until noon at Citizens Park, Aiken, for boys and girls ages 5-18. Cost: $100. For more information, call (803) 642-7651.
  • The City of Aiken Recreation Department is seeking individuals, at least 16 years old, interested in officiating Youth Spring Coed Soccer (ages 6-18). For more information, contact Carlos Atero at (803) 642-7651.
  • Ike Ofoje's USC Aiken Soccer School, June 24-28, July 14-19, July 15-19, Aug. 5-9. Cost: Half-day $90, full-day $180, team overnight $385. For more information, call Ike Ofoje at (803) 641-3147 or e-mail ikeo@usca.edu
  • VOLLEYBALL

  • July 23-26:Second annual Greenbrier High School camp, for girls grades 6 through 9, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the high school gym. Camp limited to first 30 who register. Fee: $50. For more information, call Debbie Born at (706) 650-6043, Ext. 220.