Originally created 12/14/03

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 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.
  • Today: STaF Athletics, a premier college-prep baseball organization, will hold 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.
  • Georgia Tech will have its Pitcher-Catcher and Hitting camps for boys ages 8-18 this winter. Sessions run Dec. 20-21, Dec. 22-23, Jan. 17 and Jan. 18. Two-day camps cost $150; one-day session is $75. For more information, call (770) 475-1159.
  • 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.
  • Ten Star All-Star Basketball Camp is accepting applications for boys and girls ages 10-19 are now being evaluated. The camp is by invitation only. For more information, call (704) 373-0873.
  • 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.
  • Disc Golf

  • Jan. 17, 2004: Augusta Disc Golf Association's Ice Bowl at Lake Olmstead. Cost is $20 and donation of canned goods for Golden Harvest Food Bank. All players welcome; event is never cancelled by weather. For more information, call Sue Anne Beym at 737-6095.
  • Miscellaneous

  • The Greater Augusta Sports Council is accepting nominations for the 2003 GAMES Awards for all-around male and female, amateur star, outstanding male and female, para-Olympic star and rising star. Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 9. Nominees must be residents of Aiken, Columbia, McDuffie or Richmond County. For more information, call (706) 722-8326.
  • Soccer

  • Dec. 27: Round robin alumni tournament for area high schools to benefit Jenny Clark Scholarship Fund. Alumni from Aquinas, Lakeside, Evans, Greenbrier, Richmond Academy and Westside invited to play. Cost is $35 per player, includes T-shirt. For more information, contact Ann Heigle at 650-0641 or aheigle@comcast.net.
  • Jan. 5-10, 2004: Signups for 2004 Winter 11 on 11 League. Contact Mike Fox at 284-9119 or email izeezuwa@hotmail.com.
  • Saturday, Feb. 7: The Lakeside Panthers will hold a women's alumni match at 2:30 p.m. at Panther Stadium. Cost is $25. For more information, call Donny Rogers at (706) 863-0027 or e-mail donny.rogers@ccboe.net.
  • Softball

  • Inaugural Children's Miracle Network men's open class tournament. Entry fee $160; hit your own .44 core, .375 compression ball with USSA bat restrictions. Home run derby and fastest-man competitions planned. For more information, contact Rocky Cross at (706) 306-7445.
  • Volleyball

  • Augusta Juniors will hold Tuesday night clinics at Westside Baptist Church beginning Jan. 6, 2004, from 7-9 p.m. For middle school and high school players; pre-registration required. For more information, contact Mrs. Cupp at (803) 279-2215 or augustajuniors@yahoo.com.

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