Originally created 05/12/02

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 weekly.

BASEBALL

  • May 17-19: Georgia Games East District Sports Festival tournament, Patriots Park, for 10-under, 12-under and 14-under. Cost: $200 per team (guaranteed three games). For more information, call Kelvin Lampkin or Mike Brodhecker at (706) 863-7523.
  • May 27-31: 15th annual Bulldog Camp, for boys and girls ages 6-15, 9 a.m. until noon, at Harlem High School. Cost: $45. For more information, call Benji Moore at (706) 556-9136 or Jimmie Lewis at (706) 556-6659.
  • 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
  • July 22-26: 14th annual Clint Bryant camp, Riverview Park, North Augusta, S.C. Cost: $150. 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.
  • 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.
  • FOOTBALL

  • June 16-20: Georgia Southern offensive line camp, at Statesboro, Ga., grades 9-12. Cost: $280 overnight, $200 commuters. For more information, call Mark Williams at (912) 681-5522 or 5524.
  • June 23-27: Georgia Southern quarterbacks, receivers and backs camp, at Statesboro, Ga., grade 9-12. Cost: $280 overnight, $200 commuters. For more information, call Mark Williams at (912) 681-5522 or 5524.
  • 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 17: Fourth annual Hephzibah Lions Club tournament, Pointe South Golf Club, 2-man scramble/lauderdale format, 1 p.m. shotgun start. Entry fee: $45. For more information, call Frank Spinney at (706) 592-5618.
  • 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.
  • June 10-13: 37th annual North Augusta/Sertoma Club Junior Invitational. Fifty-four hole medal play tournament limited to first 100 entrants ages 13-18 who qualify. Entry fee: $40. For registration and more information, call (803) 279-0704.
  • 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 and July. Open to all youths 7-16 years of age. For more information, contact David at (803) 279-0704 or www.usrygolfacademy.com
  • HOCKEY

  • June 3-7: Hockey Masters ice hockey school for children of all ages, at Augusta Ice Sports Center. Professional players Scott Morrow, Judd Lambert, Wes Mason and John Whitwell will be instructors. For more information, call (706) 854-1314 or email hockeymasters@comcast.net
  • 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.
  • ICE SKATING

  • The Augusta Ice Sports Center is offering "Skate With Us" group classes for all ages. Eight-week session meets once a week for 30 minutes and includes one free public skate session per week. For more information, call (706) 863-0061, Ext. 5.
  • 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.
  • July 15-20, 22-27: Mountain High Running Camp, in western North Carolina, for high school cross country runners. Athletes train, under the supervision of elite American and Kenyan distance runners, on mountain trails at elevations over 5,000 feet. For more information, contact Scott Simmons at 800-777-0750 or visit mountainhighrunning.com
  • ROAD RACING

  • May 18: 10th annual Signal Corps Regimental Association Spring Challenge 10K, 8:15 a.m. Race will start at 25th Street and Lane Avenue and is open to the public. Registration deadline is May 17. For more information, call (706) 791-6553 or 791-1767.
  • ROLLER HOCKEY

  • 5/5 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) 771-5618 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
  • TENNIS

  • May 16 and 18: Free tennis lessons for beginning players or for people who have not played in a long time, at Petersburg Racquet Club. Adults: May 16, 7-8:30 p.m., and May 18, 10:30 a.m.-noon; Juniors, 18-under: May 18, 9-10:15 a.m. Membership in PRC not required. The program is part of USA Tennis 1-2-3 Program. PRC will offer a six-week followup program for interested adult players beginning May 23, and junior clinics begin May 20. For more information, call Dave Gleason, director of tennis, at (706) 860-9288.
  • 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.