published Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Sports Calendar

Friday, April 22, 2011

This list is updated at least weekly. A short version including imminent events appears on Fridays in the sports section. Submit items by e-mail to sports@timesfreepress.com, by fax to 423-668-5049 or by mail to Sports Dept., Chattanooga Times Free Press, 400 E. 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403.

BASEBALL

  • Tennessee Dizzy Dean meeting: May 1, 2 p.m. EDT, Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative, Dunlap.

  • East Ridge 13-14-year-old signups: Ongoing at East Ridge Communtity Center for league play starting in May; $80. Call Shawnna Skiles at 580-1166.

  • ASA Make-A-Wish Classic: May 20-22, Tinsley Park, Cleveland; 9-under & older teams $150, free for 8-under with Make-A-Wish donation; 4-game guarantee. Call Mark at 715-5690.

  • Cleveland State youth tournaments: 16-under June 4-5 (enter by May 13), 18-under June 10-12 (May 20 deadline), 15-under June 18-19 (May 27 deadline), 14- & 13-under June 25-26 (June 3 deadline); $300 & 6 balls entry for 13- & 14-under, $350 & 6 balls for 15- & 16-under, $400 & 12 balls for 18-under. Contact Jason Sewell at www.clevelandstatecc.edu/departments/athletics/sports/baseball or 614-8744 or 435-5242.

  • Lee University Day School: June 6-10, 9 a.m.-noon, Olympic Field, Cleveland; ages 5-15; fundamentals of hitting, bunting, throwing & defense; $85 ($150 for brothers attending), special team rates arranged. Email mbrew@leeuniversity.edu or call 614-5638.

  • East Ridge youth all-star tournament: June 9-14; ages 5-12; $65 per team. Call Shawnna Skiles at 580-1166.

  • Lee University advanced camp: July 11-13, Olympic Field, Cleveland; hitting 9 a.m.-noon, pitching/catching 1-3 p.m.; ages 8-17; $55 for hitting, $45 for pitching/catching, $90 both. Email mbrew@leeuniversity.edu or call 614-5638.

  • Fury Academy lessons: New 12,000-square-foot, climate-controlled indoor facility with professional instructors available for pitching, hitting & defensive lessons plus strength/conditioning; open 7 days a week off I-75 near East Ridge. Call Coach Scott at 902-4011 or email furybb@gmail.com.

  • New team indoor rental, Fury facility: More than 7,500 square feet, 2026 Mack Smith Road; rates as low as $50 for 90 minutes; team instructor training available; other sports can use it, too. Contact Alan at 1101aw@comcast.net or 488-6186.

  • 10-under select team: Seeking catcher for 2011 season. Call 595-6107.

  • 10-under Tennessee Wolves: Seeking players who don’t turn turn 11 by May 1, 2011, from southeast Tennessee & northwest Georgia; planning for 8-12 tournaments in spring & summer. Call Mark at 715-5690.

  • 11-under Falcons: Seeking a couple of players to complete roster. Call Bill at 421-5509.

  • 11-under Tennessee Outlaws tryouts: Call Brian Spurgeon at 645-5751.

  • 11-under Chattanooga Chiefs tryouts: Seeking a few players who don’t turn 12 before May 1. Call Jeremy Reed at 320-4527 or Shane Austin at 994-7946.

  • 11-under Chattanooga Colonels: Tryouts soon. Call Coach Tim at 785-7155.

  • Burke’s Sports Academy instruction: Private hitting, pitching & skills lessons year-round for ages 5-18. Call Marvin Burke at 894-4293 or see www.pitchhit.com.

  • “Quicker, faster, stronger” camp: Monday-Friday daily sessions; ages 7-older; $35 a week, unlimited sessions. Call 870-1200.

  • Lessons for high school pitchers: Taught by former University of Tennessee pitcher Zane Stone; individual & group rates to improve and sharpen skills. Call 240-3337 or email zanecstone@yahoo.com.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit with 2-week projects. Call 706-508-4755.

BASKETBALL

  • Knoxville Lady Panthers AAU tryouts: Limited spots open for grades 8-11 teams. Call 865-387-1792.

  • “Blount Hoops” youth tournament: April 29-May 1, Eagleton & Maryville; 8- to 15-under boys & girls teams. Call 865-599-4981 or 865-995-0560.

  • Meigs County 3-on-3 tournament: June 4, Decatur City Park; all games half-court; 4-person rosters in male & female divisions for 6th-7th grade, 8th grade, high school, 19-up (males have 19-up competitive, 19-35 recreational & 35-over divisions); 3-game guarantee, deadline May 30. Contact Michael Malone at michaelmalone@meigscounty.net or 423-619-1477 or call Sammy Perkinson at 423-506-6155.

  • Hamilton YMCA youth skills academy: Beginning week of June 6; boys & girls ages 9-14. Contact Nathan Daugherty at ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org or 899-1721.

  • Lee University women’s camps: June 16-18, high school & middle school team camp; June 27-July 1, Marty Rowe Skills & Drills individual camp for girls ages 5-15. Contact Mindy Kiser at mkiser@leeuniversity.edu or 614-8452.

  • Hamilton YMCA men’s league: Deadline July 1 for Sunday league beginning July 10; $400 per team, 9-game minimum. Contact Nathan Daugherty at ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org or 899-1721.

  • TNXtreme AAU girls: Seeking coaches for multiple age groups. See www.tnxtreme.com or call Juan Hansford at 635-0999.

  • TN Swarm AAU girls: Seeking players in grades 4-5. Contact Bryan Kile at bryanyd@msn.com or 423-435-5818.

  • Elite AAU boys tryouts: Players sought; ages 11-15. Call 314-4230 or 544-4685.

  • Georgia Longhorns boys program: 3rd-grade (9-under) team seeking 2 players to fill roster; 6th-grade (12-u) team seeking post players. Contact Stacy Pardee at spardee@whitfield.k12.ga.us or 706-483-7246.

  • Lady Mustangs AAU signups: Seeking grades 6-7 girls. Contact Jack Skelton at jackskelton@hotmail.com or 593-1736.

  • Ages 13-15 AAU girls team tryouts: Call Johnny at 618-2647.

  • Personal training: By successful college coach Melvin Williams; boys & girls ages 7-18, individuals or small groups. Call Coach Williams at 322-5939.

  • Individual lessons: For boys & girls in grades 6-12. Call Grover Levy at 931-636-7311 or see www.askthepositivecoach.com.

  • Personal professional-level training: All ages, boys & girls, taught by current pro player. Call Tony Doyley at 308-9450.

  • Power Up training: Individualized high-level training for all ages. Call lead instructor Roy Pankey at 285-0334.

  • Intramural wheelchair pickup games: Washington Hills Recreation Center. Call 855-9741.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit with 2-week projects. Call 706-508-4755.

CYCLING

  • Ride the Bend historic bicycle tour: April 23, 2-4 p.m., beginning at Outdoor Chattanooga in Coolidge Park; for adults & ages 14-under with adult; bikes available at OC fleet. Contact ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or 643-6888.

  • 3 State/3 Mountain Challenge: May 7. See www.3state3mountainchallenge.com.

DODGEBALL

  • Adult tournament: May 7, Dalton; April 29 deadline. Contact Stacy Pardee at TheAttackballer@hotmail.com or 706-483-7246.

  • Ultimate championship 1: June 17-19, Hamilton Family YMCA; 8-v-8; $50 per team, 3 matches guaranteed. Contact Nathan Daugherty at ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org or 899-1721.

  • Hamilton YMCA adult coed league: Deadline June 22 for season beginning June 29; 8-v-8, 9-match minimum, Wednesday nights; $175 per team. Contact Nathan Daugherty at ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org or 899-1721.

FOOTBALL

  • Junior Rank’s elite national camp: June 3-5, McCallie School; for grades 6-12 interested in playing college football; NFL & NCAA instructors; Scout.com & MaxPreps evaluators will be present. See www.JuniorRank.com or call Brian locally at 421-2044.

  • Sports Committee dinner featuring Steve Spurrier: July 23, The Chattanoogan, 7 p.m.; Greater Chattanooga Sports & Events Committee members (Pro Level and up) have places reserved for a Spurrier meet-and-greet & the dinner; remaining seats on sale to general public at $95, or $825 for tables of 10. Call 756-8689.

  • Ready, React and Dominate clinic: 8-week program for speed, agility, quickness, explosive strength & sports-specific drills; $100 month, unlimited sessions. Call 870-1200 Monday-Friday.

GOLF

  • Porky’s Open: May 3, Council Fire, 12:30 p.m.; hosted by UTC Mocs Club to raise money for athletic scholarships; silent auction in conjunction; 4-person select shot, golfers can register individually, $250 each; sponsorships available, $200 to $25,000. Contact Brandon Potts at Brandon-Potts@utc.edu or 425-4233.

  • Stanley Butler Memorial Classic: May 4, Chatata Valley, 1 p.m. (sign-ins start 11 a.m.); 4-person select shot sponsored by Lee University Athletic Department, $90 per player; Helicopter Golf Ball Drop tickets also available, for $1,000 prize. Call 614-8440.

  • Lookout Valley Neighborhood Association tournament: May 7, 9 a.m., Moccasin Bend; 4-player select shot, $60 each; hole sponsorships $75. Call Ron Hughes at 825-5325, Joe Manning at 825-5665 or Jim Long at 825-5955 or e-mail ronlh@comcast.net.

  • TSSAA-SETFOA tournament: May 21, Champions Club at Hampton Creek, 1 p.m.; state athletic association & football officials group raising money for 2-3 scholarships for high school players; 4-person teams, $75 per player; $100 hole sponsorships. Contact Bill Fairbanks at bfairbanks17@gmail.com or 827-6712.

  • Girls Inc. Golf Open: May 24, Lookout Mountain, 1 p.m.; 4-person select shot, $150 each; hole sponsorships $100. See www.girlsincofchatt.org/events or call 710-3571.

  • Tennessee PGA Junior Academy: Weekly sessions May 29-July 14, Golf House Tennessee and Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin; ages 10-17. Register at www.golfhousetennessee.com/academy or call Gaylon Cude at 615-790-7600.

  • Northside Neighborhood House ladies tournament: June 3, Creeks Bend, 8 a.m.; 2-woman select shot, $75 each; sponsorships start at $50. Contact Lee Stout at lstout@nnhouse.org of 267-2217.

  • Little Angels tournament: June 11, Calhoun (Ga.) Elks Golf Club; benefiting Walter E. Boehm Birth Defects Center in Chattanooga. Call 423-778-2222.

  • Collegiate/Amateur Scramble: July 11, noon, Bear Trace at Harrison Bay; benefits Metropolitan Ministries; 5-person teams each include 1 college golfer tied to 54-hole State Farm Collegiate Open July 12-13; $125 per player; sponsorships available from $5,000 to $500. Send entry to Collegiate Players Tour, c/o Al Carrico, 6137 Shallowford Road, Suite 102, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

  • Champions Junior Tour: Fall, spring & summer tours in Knoxville area for boys & girls ages 14-under; 1-day events. See www.championsjrgolf.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Scenic City Flat Track Roller Derby registration: Under way at Chattown Skate Park; for women 18-older, training provided.

  • Chattanooga bike polo pickup games: Mondays, 4-6 p.m., First Tennessee Pavilion; all skill levels; bring or borrow a bike; helmets required; mallets provided.

  • Family fitness karate classes: Under way, North Georgia YMCA, 1733 Battlefield Parkway; adults & kids ages 6-up. Contact John Donahoo at jdonahoo@ymcachattanooga.org or 706-935-2226.

  • U.S. Elite Training sports specific programs: With Summit Physical Therapy, for all high school, club & AAU level athletes; using OptoJump system for measurement, analysis & efficiency of performance. Call 843-9511. Also, S.P.E.E.D., group & sport-specific training through Jason Wright at jwright@uselitetraining.com or 843-9511.

  • Chattanooga Oral Cancer Awareness Walk: April 23, First Tennessee Pavilion, 11 a.m. (registration & free oral screenings begin 9 a.m.); 3-mile walk, $25; live music by Roger Alan Wade; raffle & silent auction. Contact Jeanna Richelson at jeanna1255@aol.com or 894-9215.

  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life events: April 29-30, Red Bank High School; May 6-7, Camp Jordan Park; May 21-22, Tennessee Pavilion; fundraising teams encouraged along with individuals.

  • SCLMRA/NHRA mower racing: April 30, May 30 & Aug. 27, Savannah Valley Speedway, Highway 58 in Meadowview community; June 12, Stevenson (Ala.) Bug Blast (drivers meet 1 p.m. EDT; camping free, parade & cookout Saturday); Sept. 10 or 17, Scenic City 360 Summer Nationals, Savannah Valley. Call Barry Goodner at 423-310-0867.

  • Scenic City Youth Duathlon: April 30, Chester Frost Park. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

  • Scenic City Triathlon: May 1, Chester Frost Park. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

  • Big Orange Caravan dinner: May 11, 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6), Chattanooga Convention Center ballrooms H, I & J; $20, RSVP by May 4; hamburgers, hot dogs, sides, soft drinks, tea, water; cash bar; coaches from Tennessee football & both basketball programs; silent auction; proceeds to Hamilton County UT Alumni Chapter scholarship endowment for area students. Register at bigorangecaravan.eventbrite.com, call 865-974-3011 or email Rachel Nall at hamiltoncountyutaa@gmail.com.

  • Girls Walk for the Future: May 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (sign-in starts 8 a.m.), benefiting Girls Inc.; $7 for 10-under ($10 after May 5), $15 ($20) for ages 11-17, $25 ($30) for adults; Stroller Stride for Dads. See www.girlsincofchatt.org/events.

  • Chattanooga Walk4Hearing: May 14, 10 a.m., Chattanooga State & Tennessee Riverwalk (check-in starts 9 a.m.); tied to national effort; free food, hearing screenings, children’s activities in conjunction. Register at www.walk4hearing.org or email Betty Proctor at baproctor1@comcast.net or call Dick Twitchell at 894-3138 with questions.

  • Bulldog Road Tour stop at Dalton: May 19, 6 p.m. (program 7 p.m.), Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center; hosted by Whitfield County Bulldog Club for all UGA alumni & fans; coaches Mark Richt & Mark Fox will attend; $10, or table of 10 for $85; only tour stop in northwest Georgia; UGA merchandise will be available; light refreshments. Call Brian Cooksey at 706-279-1047 or 706-280-9476.

  • Mocs Anglers Bass Classic: June 18, out of Chester Frost Park, safe delight to 3 p.m., Chickamauga, Watts Bar & Nickajack lakes; $150 per 2-person boat, plus optional $10 for big-fish pot; proceeds to help UTC athlete scholarships; registration at UTC athletic department (McKenzie Arena), Sportsman’s Warehouse, East Brainerd Lumber. Call Brent Brady at 718-0326 or Andrew Horten at 425-5285.

  • Dick’s Sporting Goods help for Greater Chattanooga Sports & Events Committee: Through June 30; Sports Committee gets 2 percent of Dick’s purchases on ScoreCard Rewards cards assigned to committee; benefits still go to card-holder. See www.mydickssportinggoods.com for Play It Forward information & designation.

  • Sports Committee dinner featuring Steve Spurrier: July 23, The Chattanoogan, 7 p.m.; Greater Chattanooga Sports & Events Committee members (Pro Level and up) have places reserved for a Spurrier meet-and-greet & the dinner; remaining seats on sale to general public at $95, or $825 for tables of 10. Call 756-8689.

  • Seniors activities at Brainerd Recreation Center: Shuffleboard, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays & Fridays; badminton, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays; table tennis, Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. & Saturdays 2-4 p.m. Call 425-3600.

Also for badminton, call Gene Blaes at 624-0501.

  • “Table soccer”: Chattanooga Subbuteo League looking for players; easy to learn & play; equipment provided. Call (706) 965-6881 or see www.americansubbuteo.com.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit with 2-week projects. Call 706-508-4755.

OUTDOORS

  • Cloudland Canyon guided wildflower hikes: April 23 and 30, 10 a.m., starting at interpretive center at the state park; $1 plus $5 per car for parking, maximum of 40 participants. Call 706-657-4050.

  • Ride the Bend historic bicycle tour: April 23, 2-4 p.m., beginning at Outdoor Chattanooga in Coolidge Park; for adults & ages 14-under with adult; bikes available at OC fleet. Contact ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or 643-6888.

  • Bicycle ride for older adults: April 25, 6-7:30 p.m., from Fry Center on the Tennessee Riverpark; ages 55-older invited to bring their own bikes or borrow from Outdoor Chattanooga’s mobile bicycle fleet; some adaptive bikes available. Contact Kassi Webster at kassi@outdoorchattanooga.com or 643-7880.

  • Adaptive paddling workshops: April 26, 7:45-9 p.m. at UTC pool; April 28, 10 a.m.-noon at South Chattanooga Recreation Center; for people with disabilities to be able to canoe and kayak. Contact Tiffany Herron at tiffany@outdoorchattanooga.com or 842-6629.

  • Privateer Yacht Club free open house: April 30, noon-6 p.m.; learn about the various types of sailing and sailboats available in the Chattanooga area; watching racing, free rides, refreshments. Contact Michael Seeber at mrseeber151@msn.com or 899-3042.

  • Outdoor Chattanooga family campout: April 30-May 1, 2 p.m. Saturday till 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Greenway Farm in Hixson; $50 for family of 4, $10 per additional member. Contact Terri Chapin at terri@outdoorchattanooga.com or 842-6629.

  • 3 State/3 Mountain Challenge bicycle ride: May 7. See www.3state3mountainchallenge.com.

  • East Tennessee Pointing Dog Club membership meeting: May 7, beginning 10 a.m., Spring City (Gun Dog Development, 693 Hubb Swafford Rd., 37381); dog-training seminar featuring Gun Dog pro trainer Hunter Payne and Blaylock Lakes Plantation (Newnan, Ga.) head dog trainer Tom Perry, with one-on-one work with attendees’ dogs; grounds available for running dogs, quail available at $4 apiece; round-table discussion led by AKC hunt test judge Larry Ellision of Atlanta; event also includes constitution/bylaws review, plan updates and lunch with chili and hot dogs. Email questions or attendance plans to williambarber.1945@yahoo.com or call 423-365-6652.

  • Chattanooga Chapter of Tenn. Ornithological Society meeting: Second Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., Ascension Lutheran Church, 720 S. Germantown Road. Contact David Stone at rockyturf@comcast.net or 238-4234.

  • South Cumberland State Park hikes: See www.friendsofscsra.org.

  • Greenway Challenge Adventure Race: May 14. See www.northchick.org.

  • Children’s Hospital Dragon Boat Festival: May 21, Chickamauga Dam recreation area; teams of 20 paddlers in 46-foot boats; all ages, skill levels and physiques welcome. See www.chattanooga.racedragonboats.com.

  • Mocs Anglers Bass Classic: June 18, out of Chester Frost Park, safe delight to 3 p.m., Chickamauga, Watts Bar & Nickajack lakes; $150 per 2-person boat, plus optional $10 for big-fish pot; proceeds to help UTC athlete scholarships; registration at UTC athletic department (McKenzie Arena), Sportsman’s Warehouse, East Brainerd Lumber. Call Brent Brady at 718-0326 or Andrew Horten at 425-5285.

  • Outdoor Chattanooga youth camps: June 27-July 1 and July 25-29, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; ages 7-15; mountain biking, hiking, disc golf and canoeing included; $200. Email tiffany@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 842-6629.

RUNNING

  • “Run With the Lions” 5K: April 30, Belvoir Christian Academy, 9 a.m.; walk & kiddie race 9:15; benefiting BCA athletic boosters & Chattanooga Autism Center; $15 for 5k run or walk ($10 students), $5 for Kiddie K (ages 14-under). Register at www.active.com.

  • Scenic City Youth Duathlon: April 30, Chester Frost Park. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

  • Scenic City Triathlon: May 1, Chester Frost Park. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

  • Greenway Challenge Adventure Race: May 14. See www.northchick.org.

SOCCER

  • U.S. Elite Training youth academy: Classes under way at the indoor facility on Dayton Pike in Hixson; ages 5-8. Also, clinics for 4-year-olds Thursdays 4-5 p.m. & Fridays 11 a.m.-noon & 3-4 p.m; $10 per class. Call 843-9511.

  • Hamilton YMCA indoor youth league: Practice begins week of May 30; boys & girls ages 3-12; all games for ages 5-up at D1 Sports Training Facility. Contact Nathan Daugherty at ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org or 899-1721.

  • Elite Soccer Training annual summer camp: June 13-17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Finley Stadium & First Tennessee Pavilion; under-9 to -18 boys & girls; $30 per day ($120 total, or $100 if waiver & check mailed in by June 9, & half off for second player from 1 family). See www.elite-soccer-training.org.

  • High school player training: Focused on individual skills; sessions twice weekly. Call Richard Northcutt at 3143207.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit. Call 280-0440.

SOFTBALL

  • North Georgia USFA girls tournaments: April 30-May 1, May 14-15, May 21-22, June 4-5, June 24-26, Heritage Point Park, Dalton; May 7, May 28-29, June 18-19, Tinsley Park, Cleveland; June 11-12, Jack Mattox complex, Ringgold; A & B-select divisions in 8- to 18-under age groups. See www.NorthGeorgiaSoftball.com or contact Garry Headrick at Garry_Headrick2001@yahoo.com or 706-483-1346.

  • UTC Mocs Club “Breakfast With the Coach”: April 30, volunteer assistant Lindsey Ubrun speaking; 8:30 a.m., Wally’s Restaurant on McCallie Avenue; public invited, order off menu.

  • Tennessee Dizzy Dean meeting: May 1, 2 p.m. EDT, Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative, Dunlap.

  • Free college recruiting seminar: May 1, 6 p.m., Fury Academy; open to all fastpitch players & parents interested in college opportunities. See www.furyfastpitch.net or call 423-505-9527.

  • Summer all-skills fastpitch clinic: June 20-22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday; Frost Stadium & UTC indoor facility at Warner Park; girls ages 7 to high school seniors; hands-on instruction by UTC coaches & players & visiting coaches for beginner, intermediate & advanced skill levels; $120 until June 13, then $140. Email Lee-Dobbins@utc.edu or call 425-2109.

  • North Georgia Umpire Association: For slowpitch & fastpitch. Contact David Martin at keith.martin50@yahoo.com or 423-595-0146.

  • North Georgia/Chattanooga USFA umpires: Contact Rick Hazelwood at rnhazelwood@comcast.net or 423-364-6813 or Garry Headrick at Garry_Headrick2001@yahoo.com or 706-483-1346.

  • North Georgia Storm 02 Select B girls team: Seeking 2 A/B-level players. Call coach Benny Carroll at 423-605-9691 or e-mail northgastorm10@yahoo.com for tryout information.

  • Fury 2001 girls fastpitch team: Seeking committed players born in 2001 to help reach the ASA nationals in Johnson City, Tenn., and develop long-term with the Fury program. Contact coach Robbie Boles at bolesrobbie@yahoo.com or 595-6203.

  • 10-under Georgia Twisters girls fastpitch team: Seeking a shortstop/third baseman. Call Chris at 423-593-1194 to set up a tryout.

  • 10-under Cleveland Cyclones girls fastpitch team: Seeking 2 seasoned pitchers born in 2000 or ’01 to complete roster. Call Laurel Smith at 423-284-2955.

  • 12-under girls fastpitch team seeking players: Need pitcher among 3-4 open roster spots. Call Wes Caldwell at 715-0177.

  • New 12-under girls fastpitch team: Seeking a few players to complete roster. Contact Stacie at stasee313@yahoo.com or text her at 423-605-6962.

  • Georgia Rage 97 seeking 2 players: Pitching or outfielding experience preferred but not mandatory; strong A/B-level team planning very competitive 2011 schedule, with indoor-facility access & year-round practice; all inquiries confidential. Call Joey or Angie Adkins at 706-271-8557.

  • Burke’s Sports Academy fastpitch instruction: Private hitting, pitching & skills lessons year-round for ages 5-18. Call Marvin Burke at 894-4293 or see www.pitchhit.com.

  • Lee University individual/group lessons: Pitching, catching, fielding, hitting & slapping instruction from Lee coaches & players. Contact coach Emily Russell at 614-8456 or erussell@leeuniversity.edu.

  • Fury Fastpitch Academy training: Pitching, hitting, slapping, defensive skills, catching. Call Jill Higdon at 423-504-5970 or see furyfastpitchacademy.com.

  • New team indoor rental, Fury facility: More than 7,500 square feet, 2026 Mack Smith Road; rates as low as $50 for 90 minutes; team instructor training available; other sports can use it, too. Contact Alan at 1101aw@comcast.net or 488-6186.

  • Fastpitch lessons from Ginger Jones: First-team All-American at Alabama now instructing in this area; small hitting or pitching groups or entire teams. E-mail jcrawfordh@yahoo.com or call 504-5970.

  • Fastpitch lessons from Jessica Penney: All-conference Shorter College pitcher from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe. Call 423-260-2510.

  • Private hitting & catching lessons: By Lee University assistant coach Jeff Martin. Contact him at 488-8316 or JMART14@comcast.net.

  • Fastpitch pitching lessons: By Jalayne Mongar. Call 421-9830.

  • Fastpitch pitching, hitting & fielding lessons: By Kerilyn Mongar. Call 321-2111.

  • “Quicker, faster, stronger” camp: Monday-Friday daily sessions; ages 7-older; $35 a week, unlimited sessions. Call 870-1200.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit with 2-week projects. Call 706-508-4755.

SWIMMING/AQUATICS

  • Summer swim team training: Mondays through May 16, South Chattanooga Recreation Center. Call Peggy Grall at 697-1385.

  • McCallie School swim lessons: Call Stan Corcoran at 493-5536 or see swimscac.com.

  • Baylor School swim lessons: See www.baylorswimming.org, e-mail swimminglessons@baylorswimming.org or call 267-8506, ext. 630.

  • Baylor Swim Club: Year-round competitive program. See www.baylorswimming.org, e-mail brian_gill@baylorschool.org or call 267-8506, ext. 630.

  • SCAC competitive swimming: Year-round, all ages and abilities; homeschool program available; first 2 weeks free. Call John Woods at 634-7606 or see swimscac.com.

  • Baylor Diving Club: Affiliated with USA Diving, open to anyone. Contact John Bonds at jbonds@baylorschool.org or 267-8506, ext. 654.

TENNIS

  • Hamilton YMCA year-round lessons: Group, family & private sessions for ages 4-over from 2006 and ’09 USTA Tennessee pro of the year Murtala Habu. Call 899-1721 or e-mail ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org.

WRESTLING

  • UTC kids program: “Iron Sharpens Iron” sessions, beginner to intermediate youth learning fundamentals, body awareness principles, techniques, combative wrestling; $65. Also, weekly elite training sessions Wednesdays, 6 p.m.; supplemental training for elementary & middle school wrestlers; $5 per practice. Call Mike Hatcher at 303-0760.

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