published Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Sports Calendar

Wednesday, June 15, 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

  • Fury Summer Exposure Classic tournament: June 16-18, Bryan College, Dayton; 17-/18-under teams; entry $400 plus 1 dozen NFHS balls; college/pro scouts to attend. Contact Ruston Pierce at tnfurybaseball.com or 619-9488.
  • Chattanooga State youth camp: June 20-23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; ages 8-12; $75. Call coach Greg Dennis at 697-2418 or Joe Wingate at 298-8484.
  • McCallie School camp: June 20-24, grades 2-5; 9 a.m.-noon; $160. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.
  • Big League Dreams father-child camp: June 23-25, AT&T Field, 9 a.m.-noon; ages 7-12, with fathers, uncles or other father figures encouraged to take part; headed by Chattanooga State assistant coach Joe Wingate; presented by First Things First; $120. See firstthings.org or call 267-5383.
  • Amateur Baseball Association National Championships: June 23-26, Rossville Park; national champions to be crowned in age groups 6 to 16; entry 99 cents per team, $25 ABA registration; ABA is brand created for baseball by Amateur Softball Association. Call 423-313-2102 or 423-421-2595.
  • Elite catching camp: June 26-28, Carson-Newman College; led by CN head coach Tom Griffin; all aspects of the position for high school catchers; $125. Call 865-471-3465.
  • Prospect Watch tryout camp: July 6, 1 p.m., Bill Evans Field, College Park, Ga.; for players who played in college in 2010 or ’11 or independent or affiliated leagues in 2010 trying to find a pro league for this year. Call 404-869-7966.
  • Tennessee Dizzy Dean 13-14 state tournament: Starting July 8, location TBA. Call Roy Hindman at 423-715-1436.
  • 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.
  • 14-under Chattanooga Yankees: Seeking 3 pitchers/players to complete roster; can’t have turned 15 by May 1. Call coach Waldo Odens at 443-0741.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • 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.
  • GPS camp: June 20-23, 9 a.m.-noon; ages 6-12, $145. Register at www.gps.edu/camps or call 634-3457.
  • Soddy-Daisy First Baptist Church camp: June 20-23, 9 a.m.-noon; grades 4-12 boys & girls; headed by former national champion UTC coach Ron Shumate, assisted by Wayne Dixon, Christy Harding, Jeff McKnight, others; $25, deadline June 19. Applications online & in church office.
  • 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.
  • McCallie School camps: July 5-8 & 25-29, grades 2-5, 9 a.m.-noon, $160/$170; July 11-15 & 18-22, grades 5-9, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $210. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.
  • 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

  • Chickamauga Battlefield bicycle tour: June 18, 9:30 a.m., from visitors center; leisurely 6- to 8-mile ride with interpretive rangers explaining park history; bring own bike or borrow one from Outdoor Chattanooga fleet. Call 706-866-9241.
  • Adaptive rides at Tennessee Riverpark: June 27, Aug. 8 & 22, Sept. 12 & 26, 6 p.m., from Hubert Fry Center; volunteers needed to ride with people with various disabilities. Call Elaine Adams at 697-1345 to reserve equipment. Also, free ride for ages 55-older; email kassi@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-7880.

DODGEBALL

  • 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

  • Chris Johnson youth camp: June 18-19, Battle Ground Academy, Franklin, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CDT; boys & girls ages 7-14; overseen by the Titans Pro Bowl running back, joined by top college & high school coaches in Nashville area; $199, less $20 for campers from Chattanooga area. See chrisjohnsoncamp.com or call 513-793-2267.
  • Soddy-Daisy Trojan camp: June 20-23, 9 a.m.-noon; $50 ($60 1st day of camp). Call SDHS coach Kevin Orr at 298-7851.
  • McCallie School camp: June 20-24, grades 6-9; 9 a.m.-noon; $160. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.
  • Titans high school coaches clinic: June 21, Baptist Sports Park, Nashville, 11 a.m. CDT (check-in at 10); led by Titans coach Mike Munchak & his staff; participating high school coaches urged to suggest topics when registering; $30. See www.titansonline.com.
  • TSSAA officials information meetings: June 28 & July 11, 5:30 p.m., downtown YMCA; seeking people wanting to officiate youth, middle school & high school games in the Chattanooga area. Call Warren Diegel at 503-0767.
  • Northwest Georgia officials association seeking members: Meetings begin in July in Dalton & Calhoun. To learn more about officiating high school football, call Todd Britton at 706-217-9690, Greg Norton at 706-633-8096 or James O’Neil at 423-413-9017.
  • 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.
  • UTC women’s clinic: July 29, Finley Stadium, 7 p.m. (Stadium Club opens at 6 for registration & social hour); includes on-field instruction, positions/plays/penalties demonstrations, locker-room tour, discussion panel with UTC coaches’ wives, Q&A with head coach & his wife; $30 till July 15, then $40 ($25 for UTC students, faculty & staff); proceeds to Huesman’s Huddle to provide game tickets to underprivileged. See www.gomocs.com for registration form or contact Erika Lerum at erika-lerum@utc.edu or 425-2257.
  • 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

  • Tennessee PGA Junior Academy: Weekly sessions through 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.
  • McCallie School camps: June 20-24, beginner/intermediate, $385; June 27-21, intermediate/advanced, $435; 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; grades 6-9 boys & girls. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.
  • 100 Black Men of Bradley County tournament: June 25, Chatata Valley, 8:30 a.m.; $60 per player, proceeds to help 100 BMBC in its mentoring, education, health/wellness & economic development emphases. Call Avery Johnson at 593-4418.
  • Lee University camp: June 28-30, 4-7 p.m., Cleveland Country Club. See www.leeuniversity.edu/athletics or call coach John Maupin at 310-5427.
  • CDGA junior tournaments: June 30-July 1, Dan Tribble Chattanooga PGA Junior, Creeks Bend; July 11-12, William Bryan Memorial, Lookout Mountain; July 18-19, City Junior, Champions at Hampton Creek; Aug. 1, WindStone; Aug. 3-4, Chattanooga Junior Classic, Honors (qualifiers only). Email Jeff Craig at hooptiepga@pga.com.
  • 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: Summer, fall & spring tours in Knoxville area for boys & girls ages 14-under; 1-day events. See www.championsjrgolf.com.

LACROSSE

  • McCallie School camps: June 20-24, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., ages 8-13, beginner/intermediate, $225; June 26-30, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., ages 11-15, intermediate/advanced, $275 (extended day camp till 8 p.m. $425, boarding camp $550). Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • 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.
  • Mocs Anglers Bass Classic: June 18, out of Chester Frost Park, safe light 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.
  • McCallie School sailing camps: June 20-24, ages 8-16; July 11-15, ages 8-13; 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Privateer Yacht Club; boys & girls; $310. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.
  • SCLMRA/NHRA mower racing: June 25, Autism event, Savannah Valley Speedway, Highway 58 in Meadowview Community, 5 p.m.; July 16 & Aug. 20, Taylor Ruritan Club, Cleveland, 6:30; Aug. 27, Jasper, 8 p.m. EDT; Sept. 10, SVS Summer Nationals, Savannah Valley, 1 p.m.; Sept. 11, Knoxville Summer Nationals, 1 p.m.; Oct. 8, Savannah Valley Speedway, 1 p.m.; Nov. 26, Gobbler Mowdown, SVS. Call Buster Hogan at 667-4905.
  • 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.
  • McCallie School paintball camps: July 11-15, 5-8 p.m., $300; July 18-22, noon-5 p.m., $400; grades 5-9. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.
  • 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

  • Full moon paddle at Harrison Bay: June 15, beginning 7 p.m.; leisurely tour of the bay’s islands and sloughs at night; $45 includes equipment and transportation from Greenway Farm; for adults and youths 14-older accompanied by adults; pre-registration required. Email tiffany@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 842-6629.
  • Open-water swimming: Wednesdays, 5:15 p.m., Tennessee River; meeting under Market Street Bridge in Coolidge Park; ages 18-older; paddlers needed to accompany swimmers. Email Karah Friberg at karahnazor@gmail.com.
  • Downtown kayak adventures: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., from Outdoor Chattanooga, Coolidge Park; 2-hour, beginner-friendly trips for adults & ages 8-older with adults; $35; equipment and guides provided; pre-registration required. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.
  • South Cumberland State Park hikes: June 17, 2 p.m. CDT, moderate 5-miler from Savage Gulf ranger station on Savage day loop; June 18, 9 a.m. CDT, strenuous 10-miler from Savage Gulf ranger station; 10 a.m., easy 2-miler from Grundy Forest parking area on day loop; June 19, 2 p.m. CDT, easy 2-miler from Grundy Forest parking area on day loop. See www.friendsofscsra.org.
  • Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race: June 17-19, 18 miles on Raccoon Mountain, 22 on Lookout, 20 on Signal; part of Rock/Creek Trail Series. See www.rockcreek.com.
  • Mocs Anglers Bass Classic: June 18, out of Chester Frost Park, safe light 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.
  • Chickamauga Battlefield bicycle tour: June 18, 9:30 a.m., from visitors center; leisurely 6- to 8-mile ride with interpretive rangers explaining park history; bring own bike or borrow one from Outdoor Chattanooga fleet. Call 706-866-9241.
  • GPS sailing camp: June 20-24, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Privateer Yacht Club; boys & girls ages 8-15, $300. Register at www.gps.edu/camps or call 634-3457.
  • McCallie School sailing camps: June 20-24, ages 8-16; July 11-15, ages 8-13; 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Privateer Yacht Club; boys & girls; $310. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.
  • GPS rowing camps: Weekly through July 18, 9 a.m.-noon; grades 6-12, $145. Register at www.gps.edu/camps or call 634-3457.
  • RiverRocks Race training paddles: Mondays, 6 p.m., from under Market Street Bridge at Coolidge Park; all skill levels invited for at least 1-hour sessions on the river. Email jimbofarmer@gmail.com.
  • Nickajack bat cave paddle: June 23, starting 6:30 p.m.; leisurely dusk/night trip. Email tiffany@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 842-6629.
  • Western North Carolina paddling adventure: June 24-26, includes camping near Nantahala River; Outdoor Chattanooga’s Terri Chapin will teach and guide on 3 rivers in 3 days; $150. Contact Chapin at terri@outdoorchattanooga.com or 842-6629.
  • Adaptive bicycle rides at Tennessee Riverpark: June 27, Aug. 8 and 22, Sept. 12 and 26, 6 p.m., from Hubert Fry Center; volunteers needed to ride with people with various disabilities. Call Elaine Adams at 697-1345 to reserve equipment. Also, free ride for ages 55-older; email kassi@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-7880.
  • East Tennessee Pointing Dog Association: 2011-12 dues due by June 30; $12 single, $15 family, $10 associate (more than 75 miles from Spring City); mail checks (payable to ETPDA) to Bill Barber at 1324 Sherwood Shores Dr., Spring City, TN 37381. Email 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.
  • Outdoor Chattanooga summer camp: July 23-29, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Greenway Farm; ages 7-15; biking, hiking, disc golf and canoeing included; $200; pre-registration required. Email tiffany@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 842-6629.

RUNNING

  • Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race: June 17-19, 18 miles on Raccoon Mountain, 22 on Lookout, 20 on Signal; part of Rock/Creek Trail Series. See www.rockcreek.com.
  • BlueCross BlueShield Riverbend Run 10k & 5k: June 18, 8 a.m., from Golden Gateway.
  • 5k Run for Ringgold: June 25, 8 a.m., Robin Road off Alabama Highway, adjacent to Northwest Georgia Bank in Ringgold; registration starts 7 a.m.; proceeds to help Ringgold High School athletic department & band after tornado destruction; course goes by damaged high school & middle school. Register at active.com, email president@chattanoogatrackclub.org or call 423-842-6265.
  • Rainsville Freedom Fest 10k/5k: June 25, Rainsville, Ala.; $30 to pre-register, $40 day of race. Contact Jerry Clifton at cliftonj35986@gmail.com or 256-717-5650.
  • Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon: July 10, downtown; 1.5-kilometer swim, 42k bike ride, 10k run; $95 to June 15, then $125 till July 6, if not sold out (2- or 3-person relays $170/$195). See team-magic.com/events/waterfront/index.html.

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.
  • North Georgia YMCA sunshine indoor play: June 18-July 30, Saturday mornings, Fort Oglethorpe United Methodist Church gym; boys & girls ages 5-21 with exceptional needs; $35, deadline June 18. Email ngaymca@ymcachattanooga.org or call 706-935-2226.
  • Premier Soccer Academy camps: June 20-24, under-16 to -18 boys; June 27-July 1, u-10 to -12 girls; North River YMCA, 8-11 a.m. half camp, $130 ($20 discount for PSA players); tryouts during June-July camps & practices. Call Pedro Kozak at 718-8049 or 847-6565.
  • McCallie School camps: June 26-30, grades 5-9 boys & girls, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $220 (extended day camp till 8 p.m. $310, boarding camp $450); July 5-8, grades 2-5 boys & girls, 9 a.m.-noon, $160. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.
  • Chattanooga Football Club camps: June 27-30 & July 18-21 (boys & girls ages 5-14); July 11-14 (advanced, 1 year of select play required); 75 maximum each camp; $80 early registration, then $100; team discounts available. See www.chattanoogafc.com.
  • 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

  • SSAA Tennessee state youth tournament: June 18, Fairgrounds complex, McMinnville; ages 10-, 12-, 14-, 16- & 18-under boys & girls teams; $125. Contact Mike Mason at mikenginny@hotmail.cm or 931-761-5878.
  • North Georgia USFA girls tournaments: June 18-19, Tinsley Park, Cleveland; June 24-26, Heritage Point Park, Dalton; 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.
  • Lee University girls fastpitch camp: June 18-20, middle schoolers; Butler Field. Contact coach Emily Russell at erussell@leeuniversity.edu or 614-8456 or 614-8440.
  • UTC weekly instructional fastpitch clinics: Through summer & fall, in areas of hitting, pitching & catching; indoor training facility at Warner Park; 2-3 participants per 45-minute session, $30 each. Call Lee Dobbins at 552-0490.
  • Fury 2000 girls fastpitch team: Seeking an additional utility player & catcher to join team in preparing for ASA nationals in Johnson City. See eteamz.com/fury2000 or Facebook-Fury Millwood or call coach Steven Millwood at 760-8009.
  • 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.
  • GPS fastpitch camp: June 27-30, 9 a.m.-noon; girls ages 6-12; $145. Register at www.gps.edu/camps or call 634-3457.
  • Tennessee Dizzy Dean state tournaments: July 7-12, Jasper. Email rromito@comcast.net.
  • SSAA Slowpitch Youth World Series: July 14-17, Cane Creek, Cookeville; ages 10-, 12-, 14-, 16- & 18-under boys & girls teams; $250. Contact Mike Mason at mikenginny@hotmail.cm or 931-761-5878.
  • Athens Middle School tournament: Aug. 19-20, Athens Regional Park; no entry fee. Contact Jim Dodson at jbdodsontn@aol.com or 423-745-4448.
  • Southern Belles 12-under select team tryouts: Email SouthernBellesSoftball@hotmail.com.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • McCallie School swim lessons: Throughout summer, six 30-minute lessons per session, boys & girls all ages, $70. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886. For private 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

  • Manker Patten camps open house: June 18, 2:30-4 p.m.; information/demonstration for ages 7-17, including new Quickstart courts for 10-under; free. See www.mankerpatten.org/junior-news/ or call 266-6767.
  • North Georgia YMCA instructional session: Saturday mornings through July 30, Gilbert Stephenson Park, Fort Oglethorpe; boys & girls ages 7-14; $75. Email ngaymca@ymcachattanooga.org or call 706-935-2226.
  • Free lessons “in the park”: Through July 30, Warner Park courts; adult clinics Mondays 6-7:30 p.m. & Saturdays 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; youth ages 10-up Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-8 p.m.; ages 5-9 Wednesdays & Fridays 6-7 p.m. See www.chattanooga-racqueteers.org or call Michael Scott at 635-6254 or Sam Scott at 645-0579.
  • McCallie School camps: June 20-24, June 27-July 1, July 11-15 & 18-22, Aug. 1-5; boys & girls ages 7-older; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $285 (half-days 9 a.m.-noon, $175); $55 for ages 4-6, 3:15-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday starting June 6, ending July 21. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.
  • Manker Patten summer camps: July 5-8, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $140 members, $160 others; July 11-15 & 18-22, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $175 members, $200 others. Contact Renato Mizutani at renatotennispro@yahoo.com or 314-1961 or Olof Soydan at olof@mankerpatten.org or 917-723-1808.
  • 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.

VOLLEYBALL

  • Tennessee Volleyball Association coaching clinics: June 25, Nashville Christian School, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. CDT, $75; July 25, Nashville Christian School, 6-8 p.m. CDT, advanced for high school/high-level coaches, $40; July 26, Crockett County HS, 6-9 p.m., intermediate for all coaches, $30. See www.tennessee-volleyball.com/coaches.

WRESTLING

  • McCallie School camps: June 20-24, grades 5-10, 12:45-3:45 p.m., $160 ($295 with 9-noon football camp); June 27-July 1 & July 5-8, grades 2-7, 9 a.m.-noon, $160. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.
  • 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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TommyBM said...

That's pretty cool that there were paintball classes. And at that price? that's pretty cheap if you ask me. I would encourage the parents letting kids participate to check up on safety. There's a lot of info here: http://www.airsplat.com/airsoft-info.htm

August 1, 2011 at 7:12 p.m.
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