YOUTH BASEBALL UMPIRES NEEDED
Anyone interested in umpiring youth baseball this spring and summer for the local Parks and Recreation leagues, please contact Greg Geren at 240-8314 or at bearbase10@AOL.com.
A 13/14-under travel baseball team is forming for 2014 in Southeast Tennessee. Players must have at least played middle school ball to qualify. The traveling season will start after middle school ball is finished. For more information call Mark at (423) 715-5690.
Cleveland State Baseball Coach Mike Policastro will conduct the following summer Baseball Camps: Youth Skills Camp, June 2-5 for ages 5-12. Camp hours will be 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Campers will participate in group instruction and participate in a game each day. The cost for the camp is $75 and includes includes a camp T-shirt. Youth Pitcher/Catcher Camp, June 9-10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and a Youth Hitting Camp, June 11-12 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Both camps will be for ages 8-16. The camps will consist of advanced instruction on the fundamentals of pitching, catching and hitting. The cost of the camps is $40 per session and includes a camp t-shirt. There will be a $5 discount per camp registration if a participant registers for more than one of the camps. For registration information, contact Mike Policastro at (423)478-6219.
LEE UNIVERSITY CAMPS
The Lee Flames baseball team will host baseball camps in June and July. A day camp for ages 5-15 will take place June 9-12 at Olympic Field from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The cost is $110 per camper. A sibling discount and team rates are available. An advanced hitting, pitching and catching camp for ages 8-17 will take place July 7-9 from 9 a.m.-noon for hitting and 1-3 p.m. for pitching or catching. The cost is $70 for the hitting camp and $55 for pitching or catching. The cost for both camps is $110 for both sessions. The camps will be conducted by the Lee coaching staff and players. each camper will receive a free T-shirt. For more information, call (423)614-8638. or email email@example.com.
Cleveland State will host a series of summer baseball tournaments May 31-June 1 for 16-under teams (entry deadline May 9); June 6-8 for 18-under (entry deadline May 16); June 14-15 for 15-under teams (entry deadline May 23); June 21-22 for 14-under and 13-under teams (entry deadline May 30). The 15-under and 16-under tournaments will be three games of pool play and a championship. The cost for the tournaments is $350. The 18-under tournament will be four games of pool play and a championship. The cost for this tournament is $400. The 14-under and 13-under tournaments will be three games of pool play and a championship. The cost for this tournament is $300. Tournaments will be played under the Tennessee high school rules. For more information. contact Jason Sewell at Cleveland State Community College, (423)614-8744 or visit www.cscougars.com/information/camps.
OMS BOYS TRYOUTS
Ocoee Middle School will hold sixth-grade boys basketball tryouts May 21 and May 23 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Those trying out will need to bring a sports physical in order to participate. OMS will offer free sports physicals at OMS May 8 from 5-7 p.m. for those wanting to try out.
LADY RAIDERS SUMMER CAMP
The Lady Raiders Summer Basketball camp for rising first through eighth-grade girls will take place June 2-4 from 8:30 a.m.-noon at Cleveland Middle School. The camp is $50 per participant. Participants will receive individualized instruction and attention and campers will receive a certificate of completion and a camp T-shirt. For more information or to register go to www.ladyraidergirlsbasketballcamps.com.
CLEVELAND BASKETBALL CAMP
The Blue Raiders will host boys basketball camps for elementary school boys and middle school boys featuring Vincent Yarbrough in June. The camp for 6-10 year-old boys will be held June 11-13, while the camp for 10-15 year-old boys will be on June 18-20. Both camps run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost to attend the elementary school camp is $55 ($85 brother rate) and $5 will be taken off if registered by May 22. The middle school camp will only take the first 25 sign-ups and the cost is $65 (brother rate $100) and $5 will be taken off if pre-registered by May 25. Contact Jason McCowan at 423-618-2703 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ocoee Middle Basketball Camp for ages five through eighth- grade will be held May 19-21 from 5-8 p.m. at OMS. The camp will be conducted by Joe Spencer along with OMS assistants. The cost for the camp is $45 with registration on the first day of camp. Campers will receive free T-shirts.
POLK COUNTY GOLF TOURNAMENT
The Polk County High School golf team will be hosting their 5th annual tournament at Chatata Valley Golf Club on April 26 at 2 p.m. The tournament will be in a two-man, select shot format and all proceeds will benefit the Polk County High School golf teams. For more information contact Jason Adams 423-299-0078.
SHENANDOAH ACADEMY TOURNAMENT
Shenandoah Academy Baptist Academy will host a 4-person scramble golf tournament April 26 at Eagle Bluff. Tee time is 9 a.m. The cost is $75 per player and includes lunch. All proceeds go to help further Christian education at Shenandoah Baptist Academy. Prizes, including drivers, putters, irons, and bags will be awarded. Hole-in-one prizes include a Hawaii trip, set of Cleveland irons, $10,000 and a Kindle Fire. For more information, visit www.sbcministries.com/sbagolf.html or call (423)339-0992.
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 8 will host a golf tournament April 26 at Ridgewood Golf Club in Etowah. The cost for the 4-person, select shot tournament is $250 per team. First flight tee time is 8 a.m., second flight tee time is 1 p.m. For more information, call (423)331-6700 or email email@example.com.
TCPS GOLF CLASSIC
Tennessee Christian Preparatory School will honor the late Jim Rush at the 16th Annual Golf Classic May 5 at Cleveland Country Club. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will served at noon with tee time at 1 p.m. The entry fee is $125 per person or $500 for a team of four, which includes green fee, cart and lunch. There will be awards for first, second, eighth and 12th place. Contests will include putting, longest drive and closest to the pin. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information or to register, call Kris Berger at (423)559-8939.
LADY RAIDERS TOURNAMENT
The Cleveland Lady Raiders Golf Tournament to benefit the middle and high school Lady Raiders basketball teams will be held May 10 at Chatata valley Golf Club. Lunch will be provided at 12:30 p.m. with a shotgun start at 2. Entry fee for the 2-person, select shot tournament is $50 per golfer. Prizes and gift bags will be awarded. There wil also be prizes for longest drive and closest to the pin on select holes. Sponsorships are available. For more information, contact Amy McGowan at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mindy Kiser at email@example.com.
6th ANNUAL BRADLEY PIGSKIN OPEN
The 6th annual Bradley Pigskin Open will be played at Chatata Valley Golf Club on May 18. The four-person scramble will have a 2 p.m. shotgun start with lunch served before hand. The $75 per person cost includes cart and green fees, lunch (from Shane’s Rib Shack), closest to the pin and longest drive contests, driving range time (12:30-1:30), a mulligan and one red tee, plus door prizes and goodie bags. For more information on the Bear football program fundraiser contact coaches Damon Floyd (650-2566 or firstname.lastname@example.org) or Matt Moody (413-8737 or email@example.com).
The 21st annual Vietnam Veterans Golf Tournament will be held May 24 at Chatata Valley Golf Club. Registration begins at 11 a.m. with tee time set for 1 p.m. The cost for the 2-person, select shot tournament is $60 per golfer. Mulligans are available. There will be prizes for the longest drive, closest to the pin and hole in one. Hole sponsorships are available. For more information, contact Bruce barnes at (423)667-7698 or D.L. Wilson at (423)472-0903.
Waterville Golf Course will host free junior golf clinics for ages 6-14 on May 27 and June 24 from 8-11 a.m. Golfers must have their own clubs. For more information, contact the Waterville Pro Shop at 559-3348.
4TH ANNUAL DIXON DASH
The Polk County High School cross country teams will be hosting their 4th annual John Dixon Dash at Gee Creek Campground on April 26. There will be a 1 mile fun run at 9 a.m. and a 5K run/walk at 10. The race day fee is $25. Each pre-registered runner will receive a t-shirt and a limited supply of shirts will be available on race day. Proceeds benefit the PCHS cross country teams. For more information contact Coach Travis Carroll by phone at (423) 650-5279 or he can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Forms can be emailed or picked up at PCHS and the Benton IGA.
KAY MCDANIEL TENNIS CLINIC
Registration for the Kay McDaniel Tennis Clinics is underway. Of the original 400 spots, only 50 remain open. Boys and girls ages 6-13 of any skill level are able to participate in the clinics for no cost. The clinics will run from June 2-6, with the girls’ clinics going from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and the boys’ clinics going from 10:30 to noon.
AQUA TIGERS REGISTRATION
The Cleveland Aqua Tigers swim team will hold registration May 10 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and May 13 from 6-8 p.m. at Tinsley Pool. Online registration may be done at clevelandaquatigers.com. There will be a required parent/guardian meeting May 27 at Tinsley Pool. For more information, visit www.clevelandaquatigers.com or email email@example.com.