Originally created 08/07/03

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.


  • Today: The East Georgia Dawgs travel team will hold tryouts at 2 p.m. for ages 9-14 at West Augusta Little League, 1420 Eisenhower Drive. For more information, call Gary Webb at (706) 556-2662 or Jaime Clayton at (706) 556-8685.
  • Registration for Pete Meadows Baseball Program's fall instructional league runs through Aug. 18. For more information, call 869-0815 or go to www.petemeadowsbaseball.com.
  • Saturday-Sunday: A tournament at Frank Brown Park on Panama City (Fla. Beach is for ages 10-under through 14-under. Entry fee is $250 per team, with a four game guarantee. Register online at www.playbaseballinparadise.com.
  • The American Amateur Youth Baseball Alliance is looking for players 9 to 16 and coaches for the 2003 All-Star Nationals Program. For more information, go to www.aayba.com or e-mail clwjr28@aol.com.
  • Doyle Baseball College Prep Showcase has announced its locations for this fall in Georgia: Saturday, Aug. 16, at Southern Poly, Marietta; Sunday, Aug. 24, at Georgia State, Atlanta; Saturday, Sept. 6, Augusta State; Sunday, Sept. 14, Middle Georgia, Cochran. The event is designed to assist high school players and their parents with college recruiting and evaluate players' ability. Check-in is 8 a.m., and the event concludes at 4 p.m. For more information, call Anthony Fedel at 770-517-6919 or go to www.doylebaseball.com.
  • Basketball

  • Mid America Youth Basketball 2003 Summer Schedule is available at www.mayb.com. Youth tournaments for fourth- and 12th-grade boys and girls. For more information, call (316) 284-0354 or e-mail mayb@mayb.com.
  • Football

  • The UCFFL is holding registration for their fall adult flag football league. Season begins Sept. 7. For more information, call (864) 421-0843 or e-mail at www.ucffl.com.
  • Golf

  • Ed McIntyre Foundation, Inc. is offering 40 scholarships for primarily inner-city youth ages 8 to 17 to participate in The First Tee Golf Program. The program will teach the game social skills. For more information, call (706) 724-6788.
  • Monday, Sept. 8: The 11th annual Golf Classic at Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club. Registration at 10 a.m.; 10-noon skills challenge; 12:30 p.m. Lauderdale start. For more information, call (706) 823-8526.
  • Hockey

  • The Augusta Ice Hockey Association is looking for referees. For more information, call Dan at 556-9957 or 863-0061.
  • Lacrosse

  • The Aiken-Augusta Lacrosse Club will hold practices for men and women today at Citizens Park in Aiken. For more information, call (706) 733-4271 or (706) 854-1908.
  • Miscellaneous

  • The Columbia County Recreation Department will begin registration for football, cheerleading, baseball, softball and soccer Monday through Aug. 23 at Patriots Park. For more information, call (706) 863-7523 or go to co.columbia.ga.us.
  • The Thomson-McDuffie County Recreation Department will begin registration for football, soccer and cheerleading Monday through Aug. 22. For more information, call (706) 595-2152.
  • Rowing

  • Thursday, Aug. 21: The Augusta Junior Rowing Association will hold an informational meeting regarding the fall season for prospective rowers and their parents at 6:30 p.m. at the boathouse. For more information, call 821-2875 or 738-3991.
  • Soccer

  • The Columbia County Patriots are conducting select tryouts for the 2003-04 season. All tryouts will be conducted at Patriots Park Soccer Fields. Weekday tryouts begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday tryouts begin at 9 a.m. Tryouts are free. For more information including tryout schedules, call Phil Sines at (706) 860-1148, Andrew Hammer at 364-0414 or go to www.patriotssoccer.org.
  • Monday-Friday: The Augusta Arsenal Team Soccer camp for youth teams, middle school teams and high school teams. For more information, call (706) 854-0149 or go to www.augustasoccer.com.
  • The Family Y is offering soccer school for children 4-5 years old at the Southside Branch from Aug. 18-29. For more information, call (706) 364-3269.
  • Softball

  • Friday-Saturday: Harrison Caver Park will hold a 10-and-under and 12-and-under girls tournament. Entry fee is $200. For more information, call Jeff at (803) 593-4698.
  • Saturday: USSSA East Georgia State Series, men's class C, super D and D at Diamond Lakes. For more information, call 738-0723.
  • Saturday, Aug. 16-Sunday, Aug. 17: USSSA Men's A Church World Series, women's church World Series at Sweetwater Park in Thomson. For more information, call Bob Howard at (706) 595-2152 or (706) 595-8136.
  • Saturday, Aug. 23-Sunday, Aug. 24: USSSA Men's B and C Church Mid-Atlantic Tournament at Diamond Lakes. For more information, call Don Capitosti (706) 738-0723.
  • Tennis

  • Monday, Aug. 11: North Augusta High girls team will hold tryouts and practices at 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Riverview Park. Players must have a current physical on file in order to participate. For more information, call (803) 442-6100.
  • Volleyball

  • Monday-Wednesday: Tryouts for the North Augusta High School junior varsity and varsity teams will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at Paul Knox Middle School. For more information, call North Augusta High School at (803) 442-6100.

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