FIRST PITCH BANQUET
The Walker Valley Mustangs baseball team will host the First Pitch Banquet in teh WVHS cafeteria March 3 to kick off the 2013 season. Former major league pitcher Lee Guetterman will be guest speaker. A silent auction will be held at noon with lunch served at 1 p.m. Following the presentation of the 2013 team, two former Walker Valley players will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. The cost is $10 per person. RSVP by Feb. 27. For more information, contact Delores Haynie at 400-8060.
13U & 14U SELECT TEAM BASEBALL TRYOUT
The Game Seven (G7) Sharks are holding a workout to find players in the area to fill their rosters for this upcoming summer select teams. Sharks baseball is looking to add talented players wanting quality instruction in a competitive environment. For each, 13U &14U teams, eligible players can't turn 13/14 before May 1, 2013. The team will be coached by Jason Sewell, who has coached at Cleveland State, as well as AAU National Championship teams and worked as a professional instructor at Chet Lemon's School of Baseball. Workout will be held Feb. 24 at the CSCC field. If interested in trying out, please call Sewell at 614-8744 for workout time.
UA FIRE will be holding fourth-grade tryouts for an AAU basketball team at 6 p.m. on Feb. 21 at Calhoun Elementary School.
For more information contact Larry Eaton at 506-1991 or Nathan Cox at 618-0942.
YMCA FLAG FOOTBALL
The Cleveland Family YMCA is currently accepting registrations for flag football for boys and girls in grades K–5. Participants will have one practice during the week and play games on Saturdays. The eight game season will run from April 4 until June 1. Evaluations will be held Feb. 23 and March 2. For more information, email the YMCA sports department at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 476-5573.
POLK COUNTY RUGBY TEAM
The Polk County High School Rugby Club is seeking athletes from all of Bradley County to participate in another a season of rugby. The team will practice in Benton three to four times a week and play all home games in Charleston at the elementary school. The season runs from late February through mid May. The club sport is looking for male players from eighth through the 12th grade. Experience is not necessary. Visit our facebook page at The Polk County Rugby Football Club "War Pigs" and leave a message or call (423)744-4226 for more information about the club, practice, games and insurance.
ASA UMPIRE MEETINGS SET
The Bradley/Cleveland Softball Umpire Association is recruiting umpires and scorekeepers for the 2013 ASA season and has set their preseason meeting dates and times. The group will meet on Feb. 21, as well as March 3, 14 and 24. The Sunday meetings will be held at 2 p.m., while the two Thursday meetings will start at 6 p.m. the meetings will be held at the Cleveland Community Center on South Church Street. For more information contact Randy Moore at 504-3839 or Rita Hannah at 559-3322.
ADULT SOFTBALL LEAGUES MEETINGS
Anyone interested in putting a team in the spring and summer softball leagues must attend the meetings being held Feb. 26, March 12 and March 26. All meetings will be held at the South Cleveland Community Center, on South Church Street, beginning at 6 p.m. For more information call 559-3322.
LEE YOUTH SOCCER
Registrations is now open for the Lee 4v4 Youth Soccer League will begin March 12 at Lee University. Early registration goes through March 2. The recreational league is for boys and girls ages 5 through 12 and is open to players of all skill levels from beginning to advanced. The league will go for six weeks and will be run by Lee coaching staff and players from the men’s soccer team. Skill clinics and training will be held on Tuesdays with matches played on Saturday mornings. Players and teams are selected according to age and ability. For a brochure and more information, go to http://goleeflames.com and click on “camps” or call 614-8158.
The Greater Cleveland Soccer Association is currently holding registration for the upcoming season. The leagues are for boys and girls ages 4-12. On site registration will be held at the GRCSA complex on Feb. 24 from 2-4 p.m. or players and parents can go online at www.GRCSA.org to sign up.