published Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Sports Calendar

Wednesday, May 18, 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

  • Harrison 13-14 & 15-16 signups: Monday-Friday, 6-8 p.m., Harrison Recreation center. Call Bobby Dunn at 596-1353 or Roger Stevens at 508-4267.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hixson Black and Gold All-Star Invitational: Begins May 26, Hixson youth fields; no select teams; $65 per team, 3-game guarantee. See www.hixsonyaa.org or call Alan Bailey at 421-1366.

  • Tiger Classic youth tournament: May 28-29, ages 6- to 13-under, Jack Mattox complex, Ringgold; ages 14- to 18-under, area high schools; 4-game minimum. Call John Riley at 423-313-8990.

  • Chattanooga State open tryout camp: June 3, for anyone with junior college eligibility; 11:30 a.m., pitchers & catchers in bullpens (registration begins 10:30); regular position players 1 p.m. (registration starts at noon), running 60-yard dashes, defensive work & hitting evaluations; bring appropriate gear. Call coach Greg Dennis at 697-2418 or Joe Wingate at 298-8484.

  • Brandon Turner camps at Walker Valley High School: June 6-7, advanced hitting; June 8-9, advanced infield; 9-11 a.m.; ages 12-18, 30 maximum; $50 for each camp, $75 for both; after starring at Walker Valley, Turner was a Mississippi State All-American and a Florida Marlins minor leaguer, now Carson-Newman College assistant coach. Contact him at mbturner@cn.edu or 423-464-0320.

  • Chattanooga State youth camps: June 6-9 & 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.

  • Cleveland State camps: June 6-9, 9 a.m.-noon, youth skills, ages 5-14, $70; June 13-14, 9-11:30 a.m., pitching/catching, ages 8-16, $40; June 15-16, 9-11:30 a.m., hitting, ages 8-16, $40 ($70 for June 13-16). Call coach Mike Policastro at 478-6219.

  • 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.

  • McCallie School camps: June 6-10 & 20-24, grades 2-5; June 13-17, grades 5-9; 9 a.m.-noon; $160. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

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

  • Cleveland State youth tournaments: 18-under June 10-12 (enter by May 20), 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Georgia Northwestern men’s open workout: May 25, 2 p.m., Rossville Athletic Complex; for anyone eligible & interested in playing for the Bobcats. Contact Don Foley at dfoley@gntc.edu or 706-764-3813.

  • 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.

  • East Hamilton youth camp: June 6-9, 9-11:30 a.m.; grades 4-8 boys & girls; run by East Hamilton middle/high school coaches & players. Contact Derek Morris at morris_derek@hcde.org or 893-3535, ext. 307, or Michael Stone at stone_michael@hcde.org or ext. 284.

  • North Georgia YMCA leagues: Men’s open June 6-Aug. 11, games Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays, Brainerd Baptist BX; Industrial league June 7-Aug. 11, games Tuesdays or Thursdays; $395 per team, deadline June 2. Email ngaymca@ymcachattanooga.org or call 706-935-2226.

  • 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.

  • 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 ride: May 21; 4-6 miles at leisurely pace, led by interpretive ranger; bring your bike or reserve one by calling 706-866-9241.

  • Ladies weekend mountain bike clinic: May 21-22, Chilhowee Campground overflow area in Cherokee National Forest; led by USA Cycling Level 1 coach and pro racer Kym Flynn, hosted by Chattanooga Trek Store; for riders of all levels; $50, includes meals and camping; pre-registration required. Email info@trekstorechattanooga.com or call 423-648-2100.

  • Ride the Bend free tour: May 22, 9 a.m.; 6-mile leisurely ride from Outdoor Chattanooga at Coolidge Park to historic Moccasin Bend, led by interpretive ranger; for adults & kids ages 12-older with adult; bicycles available from OC. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

  • Adaptive rides at Tennessee Riverpark: May 23, June 13 & 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

  • 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.

  • McCallie School camps: June 13-17, grades 3-6; June 20-24, grades 6-9; 9 a.m.-noon; $160. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Carson-Newman North Georgia tournament: May 26, Fields Ferry, Calhoun, 1 p.m.; 4-person select shot, $500 per team; proceeds to benefit athletic scholarships. Email elbrown@catt.com.

  • 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.

  • Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star tournament: June 6-9, WindStone; American Junior Golf Association event including many of the country’s top boys & girls golfers.

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

  • Candace Golf Classic: June 14, 1 p.m., WindStone; sponsored by National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Chattanooga Chapter; three flights; 4-person teams, $125 each; benefits scholarships & mentoring program. Call Barbara Scott at 505-4853.

  • Connie Hay Classic: June 17, Eagle Bluff, noon (sign-in 10:30); 4-person select shot, benefiting Central High School football team. Call coach John Allen at 593-5484.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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.

  • 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.

  • Girl Walk for the Future: May 21, 9 a.m., Chattanooga State/Tennessee Riverwalk; walk or run to commemorate Girls Inc. of Chattanooga’s 50th anniversary; stroller stride for dads; $30 adults, $20 ages 11-17; $10 10-under. See www.girlsincofchatt.org/events.

  • “A Day of Derby”: May 22, 6 p.m., U.S. Elite Training, 6246 Dayton Blvd. (doors open at 5; skaters can begin arriving at 3); 4 mini-bouts hosted by the new Scenic City Roller Derby women’s flat-track team: Kittens vs. Puppies 6-6:30, Old School vs. Hipsters 6:45-7:15, PC vs. Mac, 7:30-8, The Jedis vs. The Dark Side 8:15-8:45; entry fee $20; admission $5 at uselitetraining.org or $7 at door (ages 5-under free). Contact Ghetto Blaster at carlyhahn@gmail.com or 414-5226.

  • SCLMRA/NHRA mower racing: 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.

  • McCallie School paintball camps: June 13-17 & July 18-22, noon-5 p.m., $400; July 11-15, 5-8 p.m., $300; grades 5-9. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Fishing for the Future bass tournament: May 21, Chester Frost Park, safe daylight to 3 p.m. weigh-in; lakes Chickamauga, Nickajack & Watts Bar; $150 per boat, with $10 optional big-fish entry; meeting May 20, 6 p.m., at tourney sponsor East Brainerd Lumber & Supply. Contact Brent Brady at bbrady@dixielabels.com or 718-0326.

  • Children’s Hospital Dragon Boat Festival: May 21, Chickamauga Dam recreation area; teams of 20 paddlers in 46-foot boats; spectators welcome.

  • Iron Junior youth triathlon: May 21, 10:30 a.m., Flintstone; ages 13-under, even under 5. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

  • Ladies weekend mountain bike clinic: May 21-22, Chilhowee Campground overflow area in Cherokee National Forest; led by USA Cycling Level 1 coach and pro racer Kym Flynn, hosted by Chattanooga Trek Store; for riders of all levels; $50, includes meals and camping; pre-registration required. Email info@trekstorechattanooga.com or call 423-648-2100.

  • School sporting clays tournament: May 21, Montlake Classic Clays, 9 a.m. (check-in starts at 8); open to any middle or high school student with a valid hunter’s safety certificate; awards for teams and individuals; $30 for TNSCTP-registered shooters, $35 for others; rental carts available first-come, first-served; sponsored by the Cherokee Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and Gun Dog Development of Spring City. Email Trevor Fuller at trev054@aol.com or call 243-8868.

  • Chickamauga Battlefield bicycle ride: May 21; 4-6 miles at leisurely pace, led by interpretive ranger; bring your bike or reserve one by calling 706-866-9241.

  • Chattanooga Trekkers family hike to Coker Creek: May 21, noon; not strenuous; reservations required. Call Valerie Radu at 503-2318.

  • Ride the Bend bicycle tour: May 22, 9 a.m.; 6-mile leisurely ride from Outdoor Chattanooga at Coolidge Park to historic Moccasin Bend, led by interpretive ranger; for adults and kids ages 12-older with adult; bicycles available from OC. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

  • Flatwater Kayak Expo: May 22, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Ross’s Landing; hosted by Outdoor Chattanooga and Rock/Creek; public invited to check out recreational and sea kayaks. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

  • Adaptive bicycle rides at Tennessee Riverpark: May 23, June 13 and 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.

  • South Cumberland State Park hikes: May 27, 2:30 p.m. CDT, moderate 2-miler to Greeter Falls from Greeter Falls parking lot; May 28, 9 a.m., difficult 10-mile Mountain Oak loop trek from Savage Gulf ranger station; May 30, 8:30 a.m. CDT, moderate 5-miler on Savage day loop from Savage Gulf Ranger Station. See www.friendsofscsra.org.

  • Coosa River Basin Initiative 6-mile paddle: June 4, Chattooga River from Mt. Vernon Mills in Trion; part of program to bring attention to the Chattooga; suitable for beginners. See www.coosa.org or contact Alan Crawford at ibwheelin2@yahoo.com or 706-237-7268.

  • Tennessee Valley Canoe Club paddle school: June 4-6, O.A.R. campground along Ocoee River; deadline May 20; beginner whitewater and flat-water canoeing and kayaking classes for adults and kids ages 8-18; $65. See www.tvccpaddler.com.

  • McCallie School fly-fishing camps: June 6-10 & 13-17, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., grades 5-9 boys & girls, $260. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

  • GPS rowing camps: Weekly, June 6-July 18, 9 a.m.-noon; grades 6-12, $145. Register at www.gps.edu/camps or call 634-3457.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • East Tennessee Pointing Dog Club: Email williambarber.1945@yahoo.com or call 423-365-6652.

RUNNING

  • Scenic City Trail Half Marathon: May 21, Raccoon Mountain, 8 a.m.; from Laurel Point parking area; registration closed. See www.rockcreek.com/trailmarathon.rco.

  • Belvoir Christian Academy 5k: May 21 (rescheduled from April 30), BCA in East Ridge, 9 a.m.; 5k walk 9:15; $20; Kiddie K 9:30 ($5); family of 4 $55. Contact Emily Patton at BCAPTL@comcast.net or 629-9657 or Paul Hill at phill@bcalions.org or 622-3755.

  • IHN 5k Run to End Family Homelessness: May 21 (rescheduled from March 26), 9 a.m., Tennessee Riverpark shelter 3 at C.B. Robinson Bridge, $25; also 1-mile fun walk, $20; sponsored by Interfaith Homeless Network. Email janewebb08@yahoo.com or call 240-1648.

  • 44th Chattanooga Chase 8k: May 30, from Riverview Park, 8 a.m.; $30 ($25 early fee); 1-mile walk/run 8:05, $15 ($12). Email webb.charles87@yahoo.com or call 203-246-6681.

  • GPS camp: June 13-17, 9 a.m.-noon; grades 5-8, $145. Register at www.gps.edu/camps or call 634-3457.

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.

  • Chattanooga United Futbol Club select tryouts: May 31 & June 6, North River, under-9 to -13 girls 5-6:45 p.m., u-14 to -18 girls 7-8:30; June 1 & 7, North River, u-9 to -13 boys 5-6:45, u-14 to -18 boys 7-8:30; June 4, Redoubt, u-9 to -13 boys 9-10:30 a.m., u-9 to -13 girls 10:30 a.m.-noon, u-14 to -18 boys 1-2:30 p.m., u-14 to -18 girls 2:30-4.

  • East Ridge select teams tryouts: May 31 & June 9, 6-7 p.m., under-9 to -13 boys; 7:15-8:15 p.m., u-9 to 13 girls; June 2 & 7, 6-7 p.m., u-14 to -18 boys; 7:15-8:15 p.m., u-14 to -18 girls; June 6 & 13, 6:30 p.m., u-19 boys; Camp Jordan fields; multiple teams in some age groups. Email Andy Wishart at wishartusa@aol.com with questions.

  • North Georgia YMCA adult league: June 4-July 30, Saturday mornings, Heritage High School; ages 16-up; $400 per team, deadline June 1. Email ngaymca@ymcachattanooga.org or call 706-935-2226.

  • GPS camp: June 6-9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; ages 4-14, $250. Register at www.gps.edu/camps or call 634-3457.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • NSA girls fastpitch tournaments: May 21, Jack Mattox complex, Ringgold; May 28, Heritage Point Park, Dalton; 8- to 18-under, 4 games guaranteed. Email ngansa@windstream.net or call Mark McArthur at 706-260-1807.

  • North Georgia USFA girls tournaments: May 21-22, June 4-5, June 24-26, Heritage Point Park, Dalton; 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.

  • ASA girls Class C state qualifier: May 27-29, Athens Regional Park; 6-under $50, 8-u $75, 10- to 14-u $100; 3-game guarantee, balls furnished. Call Joe Bridges at 423-336-2332.

  • ASA girls state tournaments: June 3-5, Athens Regional Park; Class B, 8-under $100, 10- to 18-u $150; Class C, 8-u $75, 10- to 16-u $100; 3-game guarantee, balls furnished. Call Joe Bridges at 423-336-2332.

  • Little Tiger girls camp: June 6-8, Chattanooga State, 9 a.m.-noon; ages 5-7; $65 ($50 for KFA members). See kfasoftball.com or call Jamie Qualls at 421-7194.

  • Lee University fastpitch camps: June 6-9, girls ages 5-10; June 13-15, ages 9-18; June 18-20, middle schoolers; Butler Field. Contact coach Emily Russell at erussell@leeuniversity.edu or 614-8456 or 614-8440.

  • Chattanooga State fastpitch camps: June 13-15, pitching/catching 9 a.m.-noon; hitting/defense 1-4 p.m.; ages 8-18; $85 till June 1 ($65 for kfa members), then $110 ($90). See kfasoftball.com or call Jamie Qualls at 421-7194.

  • Ooltewah Youth Association girls tournament: June 16-19; 6- to 12-under, recreation teams only; 3-game guarantee; $60, deadline June 13. Call Mike Owen at 645-2929.

  • 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.

  • Athens Middle School tournament: Aug. 19-20, Athens Regional Park; no entry fee. Contact Jim Dodson at jbdodsontn@aol.com or 423-745-4448.

  • 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

  • CTA summer junior team tennis registration: Deadline May 18. See www.chattanoogatennis.com or call 843-2456.

  • McCallie School camps: May 30-June 3, June 6-10, 13-17 & 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.

  • North Georgia YMCA instructional session: June 4-July 30, Saturday mornings, Gilbert Stephenson Park; boys & girls ages 7-14; $75. Email ngaymca@ymcachattanooga.org or call 706-935-2226.

  • Tennessee Valley Open Championships: June 9-12, Manker Patten, multiple divisions; matches from 9 a.m. Thursday through Sunday; no charge to watch. See www.tvoctennis.com or call 266-6767.

  • 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

  • Lee University camps: Premier Camp, high school, May 30-June 1, $325, includes housing & meals; Premier camp, middle school, May 31-June 2, 9 a.m.-noon, $100; high school setters June 2-3, $175, includes housing & meals. Contact coach Andrea Hudson at ahudson@leeuniversity.edu or 614-8453.

  • GPS camp: June 11-14, 10 a.m.-noon; grades 3-8 girls; $145. Register at www.gps.edu/camps or call 634-3457.

WRESTLING

  • NWA “fan appreciation night”: May 20, 8 p.m., Soddy-Daisy Middle School; National Wrestling Alliance pro card; $5, ages 6-under free. Email Micah Hughes at nwachatt@yahoo.com.

  • 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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