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February 20th, 2013 5:11 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.

• THE CCYA COUGARS will be having their sign ups at Sullivan Central High School from 10 a.m. to noon on Feb. 23.  The signups 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.


• 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.

• GREENE COUNTY ADULT BASEBALL LEAGUE, now accepting players for a summer league. Players must be age 16 or over. For more information, call (432) 797-1651.

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
• 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.

• SHOOTING STARS SPRING INVITATIONAL, March 15-17 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.

• HILLTOPPER YOUTH CLASSIC April 5-7 at Science Hill. 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 Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. For more info call (423) 229-9459 or (423) 229-9460.



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.

• FIFTH ANNUAL RUN IN REMEMBRANCE 3.2-MILER, April 13 at Virginia Tech. The race honors those 32 individuals who lost their lives on Apr. 16, 2007. Individuals may run or walk the course or volunteer to work the event. The event is free and open to the public. To preregister go to Department of Recreational Sports website at  http://www.recsports.vt.edu/announce/32-run-remembrance-online-registration-open/mon-2013-02-11-1535.

• 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

• 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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