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Upcoming Events as of Feb. 12

February 13th, 2013 4:29 pm by staff report

Upcoming Events

The Upcoming Events list, a public service of the Times-News, runs on a space available basis and does not always run in its entirety. To list an event, e-mail to sports@timesnews.net, fax it to (423) 392-1385, or contact the sports department after 5 p.m. at (423) 392-1323 or 1-800-251-0328 ext. 323. The list normally is published on Tuesdays. Submissions must be received at least one week prior to the event and include sport, dates, deadlines, location and contact information:

Baseball
TRYOUTS/SIGNUPS
• KINGSPORT PARKS & REC is holding registration for youth baseball, softball and tee-ball. Registration deadlines are March 8 for boys ages 5-12 and girls 5-13, and March 29 for boys 13-15 and girls 14-17. Special last day of registration on March 9 and 29 at Dick’s Sporting Goods. Registration forms at the athletic office in the Civic Auditorium. For more information, go to kingsportparksandrecreation.org.

• GATE CITY LITTLE LEAGUE registration, Feb. 16 at Gate City Fire Department from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  Age divisions are: T-Ball 5-6; Baseball: Minor 7-8, Majors 11-12, Jr. League 13-14; Softball: Minor 7-8 and 9-10, Majors 11-12, Jr. League 13-14. Birth certificate and three documents proving residency required. Cost is $35 per child or $45 per family. For more information, contact Joey Rusek at (423) 765-6159 or Joey.Rusek@yahoo.com. Online registration is available at gatecitylittleleague.com.

• THE CCYA COUGARS will be having their sign ups at Sullivan Central High School from 10 a.m. to noon on Feb. 16 and 23.  The sign ups will be for the tee ball and  7u, 8u, 9u, 10u baseball teams.  For additional information, call Brian Ritz at (276) 791-3350 or go to facebook.com/CentralCougarsYouthAthletics.

• DANIEL BOONE LITTLE LEAGUE in Gray baseball signups, Feb. 23 at Crossroads Christian Church (beside Daniel Boone) 8 a.m. to noon. For ages 4-18. For more information, call (423) 262-7227, email davwine04@yahoo.com or go to eteamz.com/boone.

• LYNN GARDEN OPTIMIST signups, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lynn Garden Restaurant. Tee ball (3-4) and 5-6), girls softball (7-9 and 10-13), and boys baseball (7-9 and 10-12). Cost is $30 per player ($20 for sibling). For more information, visit LGOC baseball/softball on Facebook.

• 2013 KINGSPORT INDIANS 11U baseball team is looking for an experienced pitcher. For more information, contact Brian McDavid at (423) 502-1015.

• 9 UNDER KINGSPORT INDIANS are looking for players for the upcoming 2013 season. If interested contact Duffer Wallen 579-2437. Deadline is Feb. 23.

• TRI-CITIES BOMBERS are looking for players for summer season, particularly pitchers and outfielders. Must not turn 14 before May 1. For more information, call (423) 426-4108 or email jklong02@comcast.net.

Tournaments
• REBEL EARLY BIRD, March 9-10 at Rock Springs Elementary. Divisions and entry fee: 8u ($50) and 9u ($75). This is a USSSA points event. For more information, call Reid Osborne at (423) 956-4639.

• BPA SPRING BLAST, March 22-24 at Ridgeview. For ages 8-14; entry fee is $200. For more information, contact Greg Creech at (423) 378-4697 or gcreech@centurylink.net or go to netyouthsports.com.


Basketball
TRYOUTS
• TENNESSEE SHOOTERS, girls and boys basketball organization seeking players and coaches. For grades 3-12. Deadline is March 1. For more information e-mail: tennesseeshooters@gmail.com.

TOURNAMENTS
• EAST TENNESSEE YOUTH CLASSIC Feb. 15-17 at the YMCA in Erwin. Boys and girls, ages 9-14. $90 entry fee. For more information, call (423) 341-0133 or email ebarbaau@aol.com.

• ETABL SPORTS CLASSIC, Feb. 16-17 at Church Hill Middle School. Divisions: boy and girls, grades 3 and 8. Entry fee $75. For more information, call Jim Hosmer at (423) 895-5748.

• VALENTINE CLASSIC, Feb. 16-17 at Kingsport Boys And Girls Club. Divisions are boys and girls, grades 3-8; entry fee $100. For more information, contact Jody Dingus at (423) 782-9393.

• HARDWOOD RUMBLE, Feb. 22-24 at Lynn View Middle School. Cost is $50. For more information, go to modelcitysports.org or contact Lance at (423) 367-8888 and sawyervol1@yahoo.com or Kelly at (423) 306-9665 and kdmorton@chartertn.net.

• COEBURN LITTLE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT, Feb. 22-24. Division are boys and girls, grades 4-5, 6-7 and 8-9. The entry fee is $100 per team. For more information, contact Greg Powers at (276) 275-3844.

• MODEL CITY MADNESS, Feb. 22-24, in Kingsport. Boys and girls grades 3-8. Entry fee is $125. For more information, call Travis Leming at (423) 817-9996.

• OLE BARN RESTAURANT POSTSEASON TOURNAMENT, Feb. 22-24 at Happy Valley Elementary. Divisions are  13U, 11U, 9U and 7U; $100 entry fee. For more information, call Justin at (423) 307-2906 or Tommy at 773-5986.

• CHURCH HILL HARDWOOD CLASSIC, Feb. 23-24 at Church Hill Middle, Intermediate and Volunteer High Schools. Division are girls and boys, grades 3-6; $50 entry fee. For more information, contact Jeff gray at (423) 863-5518 or Jeremy Hutson at 384-0776.

• SHOOTING STARS YOUTH INVITATIONAL, March 1-3 at Erwin YMCA. Divisions are boys and girls ages 9-17. $90 entry fee. For more information, call (423) 341-0133 or email ebarbaau@aol.com.

• WAR ON THE FLOOR, March 1-3 at Daniel Boone High School. Divisions are boys and girls, grades 3-8. Entry fee is $100. For more information, contact Greg Creech at (423) 378-4697 or gcreech@centurylink.net or go to eteamz.com/kys-sports.

• MOUNTAIN MAGIC HOOPS CLASSIC, March 8-10 at Erwin YMCA. Divisions are boys and girls ages 9-17. $90 entry fee. For more information, call (423) 341-0133 or email ebarbaau@aol.com.

Miscellaneous

• KINGSPORT WIFFLE CLASSIC, hosted by Kingsport Parks & Rec, will be held Feb. 23 at the Kingsport Civic Auditorium. Entry fee is $30 per team (max of eight adult players per team). Only accepting eight teams for the tournament. Deadline to enter is Thursday, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. For more info call (423) 229-9459 or (423) 229-9460.

• KINGSPORT PARKS & REC is offering a free 30 minute lunch time calisthenics class on Tuesday and Thursdays from 11:30-12 p.m. at V.O. Dobbins, Sr. Complex. The class is open to anyone of any age and skill level and is focused on increasing muscle strength and flexibility through circuit training without the use of weights or equipment.




Running

• SURGOINSVILLE 10 MILER, Feb. 23 at Surgoinsville Middle School. For more information, go to RunTriCities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

• PHIPPS BEND RIVER RUN, March 23, at Phipps Bend Industrial District in Surgoinsville.
10 mile trail race. For more information, go to RunTriCities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

• LAUREL RUN ASCENT, April 20 at Laurel Run Park in Church Hill. 11 mile trail race. For more information, go to RunTriCities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

• THE RIVER MILE, June 2 at Laurel Run Park in Church Hill. For more information, go to RunTriCities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

• CASA 8K & MILE, June 22 at Crockett Spring Park in Rogersville. For more information, go to RunTriCities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

• FIRECRACKER 4 MILER, July 4 at Rogersville City Park. For more information, go to RunTriCities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

• WOLF RUN, July 16 at Bays Mountain Park in Kingsport. 7 mile trail race. For more information, go to RunTriCities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

• PHIPPS BEND 5K, Aug. 24 at Phipps Bend Industrial District in Surgoinsville. For more information, go to RunTriCities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

• BAYS MOUNTAIN TRAIL RACE, Sept. 14 at Bays Mountain Park in Kingsport. 15 mile trail race. For more information, go to RunTriCities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.


Soccer
TRYOUTS/SIGNUPS
• KINGSPORT SOCCER REGISTRATION (FC Dallas TRI soccer club) now though Feb. 28. Evaluations will be March 2. For more information, go to fcdallastri.org.


Softball
TRYOUTS/SIGNUPS
• DANIEL BOONE LITTLE LEAGUE in Gray softball signups, Feb. 23 at Crossroads Christian Church (beside Daniel Boone) 8 a.m. to noon. For ages 4-18. For more information, call (423) 262-7227, email davwine04@yahoo.com or go to eteamz.com/boone.

Swimming
• LIFEGUARD TRAINING CLASSES, offered by the American Red Cross of NET at Dobyns-Bennett. Students must be 15 years old by the date of the first class. There is a pre-test of swimming skills that must be passed in order to be eligible. Cost is $200. Sessions will be held Feb. 28-March 3, March 28-31, April 11-14, april 25-28, May 16-19, May 23-26 and June 6-10. For more information, call Jorge Blasini at (423) 967-4264 or e-mail jblasini@charter.net.

Tennis
CLINICS
• KINGSPORT PARKS AND REC 10U Clinic, March 2 at the Civic Auditorium. Cost is $15 before March 1, $20 day of event.


Volleyball
SIGNUPS
• INDIAN SPRINGS OPTIMIST volleyball signups for girls grades 2-8, Feb. 12 from 6-7 p.m. at the McDonalds at Exit 66 near Sullivan Central. For more information, contact Mike Gonce at (423) 323-5050.

• KINGSPORT YOUTH VOLLEYBALL  will have a spring volleyball league for girls in grades 2-7.  Registration will take place March 5 from 5-7 p.m. in the Dobyns-Bennett gym lobby and March 7 at 5 p.m. immediately before the Skills Camp from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the D-B gym. Cost is $60.  For more information, call (423) 378-8434, e-mail wbaker@k12k.com, or go to k12k.com/db.

 

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