Originally created 08/15/04

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.


  • Terry Pendleton Baseball will hold 2004 Tryouts in August. The developmental program is for 12U to 16U and the Division 1 Prospect Tour is for high school juniors and seniors. For more information, call (678) 957-0855 or go to Pendeltonbaseball.com.
  • The Terry Pendleton Division 1 Prospect Tour will host a tryout at Augusta State University today from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Cost will be $30. Players chosen will compete this fall at six major college sites. For more information, call Roger Wilkinson at (678) 957-0885 or go to www.pendletonbaseball.com.
  • The Columbia County Stars 14U USSSA traveling baseball team will hold tryouts Aug. 28-29. Tryouts are for 13-14 year-olds who will not turn 15 before Aug. 1, 2005. For more information, call Billy Gamblin at (706) 798-6226 before 5 p.m., (706) 556-1035 after 7 p.m.
  • STaF Athletics will hold tryouts for 2004 Fall and 2005 Summer Baseball Scout Showcase Teams. Top players from around Georgia are sought to fill 18u, 17u, 16u, and 15u teams. Tryouts are open to all players interested in playing baseball at the collegiate level. Tryouts will be held Aug. 21 for 18u and 17u players from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., 16u, and 15u players will tryout on Aug. 22 from 1-6 p.m. Tryouts will be held at North Cobb Christian High School in Kennesaw, Ga. For more information, call Anthony Fedele or Gil Navarro at (770) 424-4621 or (770) 517-6919, or go to www.STaFathletics.com.
  • Registration for Masters City Little League on Phinizy Road, for ages 5-125, will be held today, Aug. 21, and 28 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. A high school team will also be put together. For more information, call Rick Lamie at (706) 792-1189.
  • Football

  • Volunteer Players and Coaches are needed for a minor league football team. For more information, call Coach Jenkins at (706) 798-0264 or pager (706) 794-2882. Volunteer cheerleaders are also needed. For more information, call Robert at (706) 798-0264 or (706) 830-6306.
  • Golf

  • The Georgia Tech Club of Augusta will hold its eighth annual golf tournament Aug. 28 at Forest Hills Golf Club. The format will be four person Lauderdale with at 9 a.m shotgun start. For more information or to sign up for the tournament, call Don Thorstad at 724-5756 or 733-6263.
  • The ninth annual John de la Howe School Open Golf Tournament will be held at Savannah Lakes on Aug. 28. Registration is $60 per player and includes greens fees, cart rental and a meal following play. The field of play is limited to 30 four-man teams. The shotgun start will begin at 1 p.m., and the tournament will be played in the Captain's Choice, Team Handicap format. Proceeds will benefit needy children in care at John de la Howe School. For more information, call Tammy Hill at 864-2131, ext. 124.
  • Gymnastics

  • Gymnastics classes will be offered at the H.O. Weeks center for beginner and intermediate gymnasts on Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. The class is for boys and girls ages 4-12. Cost is $30 per month, with an additional fee charged to those who live outside of the Aiken city limits. For more information, call 642-7631.
  • Karate

  • Karate classes are held on Mondays from 7:15-8:15 at the H.O. Weeks center for ages 5 and up. Cost is $50 with an additional fee for those who live outside of the Aiken city limits. For more information, call 642-7631.
  • Miscellaneous

  • Personal training sessions are available for ages 18 and older at the H.O. Weeks Center. Cost varies depending on training session type. Training times are flexible. For more information, call 642-7631.
  • Registration is now being taken for two new ten-week classes in beginning foil fencing, with all competitive equipment provided. The youth class for 11-14-year-olds will be held on Tuesdays from 5:30-6:20 p.m. The Adult class will meet Thursdays from 6-6:50 p.m. All activities will meet downtown at the facilities on Ninth Street between Broad and Reynolds. Fees for classes are $100. For more information, call 722-8878.
  • The Augusta Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor an Adult Co-Ed Kickball league at Diamond Lakes in September. The league meeting will be held Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Aquatics Center. For more information, call (706) 842-2682.
  • Running

  • The Briar Creek 10K Run/Walk will be held Sept. 18 at 8:30 a.m., beginning at the intersection of Mims Road and Rocky Ford Road in Sylvania. Entry fees for applications received before Sept. 15 will be $15. Entries received after Sept. 15 will be $25. Medals and cash prizes will be awarded. For more information, Nancy Edenfield at (912) 564-7878.
  • Softball

  • USSSA East Georgia State Series for Men's C, D+, D, and E teams will be held Aug. 14. For more information, call Cap at 738-0723 or Bob at 595-2152.
  • USSSA Men's D, E, and Women's will be held at Diamond Lakes Aug. 21. For more information, call Cap at 738-0723.
  • USSSA Men's 40 and Over State Tournament will be held at Sweetwater Park Aug. 21. For more information, call Cap at 738-0723 or Bob at 595-8136 or 595-2152.
  • Tennis

  • The H.O. Weeks Tennis Center is offering tennis lessons for children and adults of all skill levels. The Tennis Center offers group lessons, private lessons, leagues, and tournaments for various skill levels. For more information, to register for a clinic, or to reserve a court, call 642-7739.
  • The CSRA Tennis Association will hold fall registration for adult an senior leagues Aug. 17-31. League season will begin Sept. 13. For more information, go to www.csratennis.com.
  • The CSRA Junior Tennis League will hold open registration for ages 8-18 for the fall season Aug. 21 through Sept. 1. To register, go to www.csratennis.com. Current USTA membership is necessary to register. To obtain a USTA membership, go to www.usta.com or call USTA at (800) 990-8782. League fee is $20 plus a $2 TennisLink fee. League will run Sept. 19 until Nov. 21. All matches will be played on Sundays at 2 p.m. For more information, call Sandy Ferguson at (706) 651-1797 or Dave Gleason at (706) 863-4018.
  • Wrestling

  • Crown Christian Center will present "Legends of Georgia Championship Wrestling" on Aug. 17 at 8 p.m. at the Aiken Municipal Building in the Alley. A fan-fest meet and greet will be held 6-8 p.m. Performers will include Ole Anderson, Jimmy Valiant, and Ricky Martin (of the Rock and Roll Express). Wrestling matches will begin at 8 p.m., with free admission. Fan-fest tickets can be purchased by calling the Crown Christian Center at (803) 502-0010, or at Patterson Signs and Art in New Ellenton, Mean Gene's Texaco in Beech Island, or Gift Blitz on Whiskey Rd. in Aiken.

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