Originally created 11/27/03

Area 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 are accepted. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. The announcements will be published weekly.


  • 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.
  • Rodney Hennon's Eagles Baseball Camp will hold winter sessions Saturday, Dec. 6-Sunday, Dec. 7 (skills camp), and Saturday, Dec. 13-Sunday, Dec. 14 (hitting camp). For more information, call (912) 871-1331 or go to athletics.gasou.edu/bbcamp.html.
  • Saturday, Dec. 13-Sunday, Dec. 14: STaF Athletics, a premier college-prep baseball organization, will hold tryouts from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for their 2004 summer scout 14-and-under, 15-and-under, 16-and-under, showcase teams. On Sunday, tryouts for 17-and-under and 18-and-under teams will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at North Cobb Christian High School in Kennesaw, Ga. For more information, call Anthony Fedele at (770) 517-6919.
  • The National Amateur Baseball Association and the Olive-Harvey College Baseball Team will hold a Dallas/Puerto Rico recruit day exposure showcase tournament, on Wednesday, Nov. 26-Sunday, Nov. 30 and Monday, Dec. 22-Tuesday, Dec. 30. The event is open to the top high school baseball players in the U.S. and players 20-and-under. For more information, call (773) 291-6265.
  • The Georgia Carolina Travel Baseball Association will hold a fall league for travel teams. The league is sanctioned by USSSA and Southern Sports and is for ages 10-, 12- and 14-under. For more information, call Gary Webb at (706) 556-2662 or Rick Davis at (706) 554-0293.
  • The East Georgia Travel Baseball Association is looking for players for its 10-and-under and 12-and-under teams. For more information, call Gary Webb at (706) 556-2662 or Rick Davis at (706) 554-0293.
  • The East Georgia Blaze 13-and-under travel team is looking for three pitchers. For more information, call Gary Webb at (706) 556-2662 or Chad Wiggins at (706) 771-1600.
  • Basketball

  • Basketball leagues are forming for open, industrial and church. For more information, call Roger at the Augusta Recreation & Parks Department at (706) 842-2682.
  • Boxing

  • Thursday, Jan. 8-Sunday, Jan. 10: 2004 East Coast Silver Gloves Boxing Championships at May Park Gym. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for children and area available at Augusta Boxing Club. Each night will start at 7 p.m. For more information, call (706) 733-7533.
  • Fencing

  • The Augusta Fencers Club will hold two new classes - one adult and one youth - in beginning foil fencing. The youth class will meet on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. The adult class will meet on Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. Ten-week course is $100. For more information, call Dr. Rudy Volkmann at (706) 722-8878.
  • Hockey

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

  • Saturday, Dec. 6: Registration for the 5k run/walk Depot Dash is now being held. The race begins at 9 a.m. in downtown Thomson. Entry fee is $15. For more information, call the McDuffie County Chamber of Commerce at (706) 597-1000.
  • Softball

  • The Martinez-Evans Sting girls fast-pitch 14-and-under team is looking for two players to complete its fall 2003-2004 roster. For more information, call Jerry at (706) 868-9614.
  • The 14-and-under Augusta Flash fast-pitch travel team is looking for three replacement players for the 2004 season. For more information, call Jeff Towe at (706) 868-8485.
  • Taekwondo

  • Saturday: Taekwondo Master Michael L. Weintraub has been appointed to produce a "Taekwondo Kids Power Hour" for television. The project begins at 9 a.m. at Blackbelt USA with an open call for boys and girls 5-17 to interview and audition to participate in the pilot. For more information, call Weintraub at (803) 649-0028.
  • Tennis

  • MACH Academy, Inc. will hold education, tutoring and technology sessions Mondays-Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at May Park Community Center and Fleming Tennis Center. Tennis instruction and fitness activities are held Mondays-Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at May Park, and Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Fleming Center. For more information, call (706) 796-5046.
  • The Weeks Tennis Center offers group lessons, private lessons, leagues and tournaments for various skill levels. For more information, call the Weeks Tennis Center at (803) 642-7739.

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