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BASEBALL

U.S. BASEBALL ACADEMY

U.S. Baseball Academy will offer a My Pro Day for ages 6-18 at Cleveland State Community College, under the direction of CSCC head coach, Mike Policastro Aug. 6 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Cougar Field. A complete description of the program, registration forms and deadline information may be obtained at www.MyProDay.com or by contacting U.S. Baseball Academy at (866)622-4487.

FALL INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE

The Cleveland State Baseball program will offer a five week fall instructional league for high school aged players beginning Aug. 12 through September 15. Players will have the opportunity to further develop baseball skills through instruction and games. For more information. contact Mike Policastro at (423) 478-6219 or email mpolicastro@clevelandstatecc.edu.

CSCC TOURNAMENTS

Cleveland State Community Collegewill host fall baseball tournaments for 14- and 18-under high school select teams at Cougar Field. The 14-under tournament will be held Sept. 14-15 (2013 league age). There is an eight team limit. Deadline for entry is Sept. 6. The cost is $300. Teams will be required to supply a dozen baseballs. The 18-under tournament will be held Sept 28, 29. Deadline for entry is Sept. 20. The cost is $350. Teams will be required to supply a dozen baseballs. There is an eight team limit. For registration information, contact Aaron Bryant at Cleveland State Community College at (423)473-2445 or email abryant@clevelandstatecc.edu.

BASKETBALL

FAST BREAK BASKETBALL

Fundamental basketball skills development training conducted by Vincent Yarbrough will be available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday for the duration of the summer at Cleveland High School. Sessions will last 90 minutes. Yarbrough, a former Cleveland Blue Raider, was a 1998 McDonald’s High School All-American and was All-SEC at Tennessee. He was drafted by the Denver Nuggets of the NBA. The cost is $25 for membership and $50 per month. For more information, contact Chuck Condo at (423) 242-8640 or email fastbreakbasketballclub@yahoo.com.

FALL SPORTS

BrADLEY/CLEVELAND REC FALL SIGN UPS

The Bradley County/Cleveland Fall Sports Registration will be held Aug. 2 and 3 at the Bradley County Recreation Park on Urbane Road. The Saturday sign ups will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., while the Friday evening session will run from 6-8. The fall program includes football and cheerleadering, as well as baseball and softball. The cost for football, which is for ages 7-12, is $80, while baseball and softball, ages 5-12, is $45. For more information go to www.bradleyparks.com or call 728-7035.

FOOTBALL

COLLEGE HILL FOOTBALL

The College Hill Recreation Center football program is currently holding registration through Aug. 4. Teams will be divided into ages 5-6, 7-8, 1-10 and 11-12. The cost it $50 per child. For more information, contact Trese Curry at (423) 457-3776 or (423) 479-6370.

GOLF

GARY SMITH MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT

The annual Gary Smith Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Aug. 10 at the Chatata Valley Golf Club on Benton Pike in Cleveland. The event which benefits the Bradley Central Bear and Bearette basketball programs, will have an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start with registration beginning at 7:30. Lunch will immediately follow morning play. The two-man select shot format will have two flights with a nine-hole blind draw to determine flights. First and second place awards from each flight, as well as prizes for the longest drive, straightest drive, closest-to-the-pin and door prizes will be given out. The cost is $50 per person. For additional information contact coaches Patrick Spangler (715-2898), Chuck Clark (284-3605) or Jason Reuter (284-2135).