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All-Star Baseball and Softball is having a free demo bat day. That’s right the 2013 models have come in and you can swing them against the pitching simulators for no charge. Come to the cages Saturday, Dec, 8 from 12-5 p.m. and see which bat has the most pop in 2013. Discounts on all bats available this day only. All-Star Baseball and Softball is located at 135 Huddleston Road in Peachtree City. Phone 770-631-3303 or visit virtualcages.com
The Fayette County Parks and Recreation Department is bringing a fun-filled season of Youth and High School Volleyball Leagues to local residents this spring.
Girls, in grades 5-12, can register February 27 – March 9. Player fees are $40 per person or $60 per person if they live outside of Fayette County. Divisions are based on players’ grade level with Silver Division (Grades 5/6), Gold Division (grades 7/8) and HSVB Division (grades 9-12). The Recreation Department also offers a volleyball league for girls in grades 3 - 4 during the fall season.
The 6th annual Civitan “Leave No One Behind” golf tournament, will take place Apr. 13 at 9 a.m. at Braelinn Golf Club. The tournament is seeking golfers, sponsors and donated items for goodie bags. The entry fee is $100 per player - four person teams. Registration includes 18 holes of golf, cart, range balls, refreshments and post tournament lunch. There will be a chance to win $5,000 in the Hole in One international contest and auxiliary prizes on hole in ones on other par 3 holes.
Amateur athletes of every age, ability and passion can reach for medals again this summer at the 2011 Georgia State Games. Online registration is open now for all sports.
Athletes and Coaches can register to compete and get full details at: www.georgiagames.org Call 770-528-3581 for more information.
This year’s edition of the state’s largest multi-sport event will take place on various weekends this summer with 48 sports offered for competitors across Georgia.
Fayette County’s Adam Smith, a senior shooting guard, and Elem Ibiam, a senior power forward for the Lady Tigers, were both named to the Atlanta Tipoff Club’s Early Season All-Metro teams.
Northgate High School wrestling will be holding its 16th annual Caveman wrestling camp June 22 - 25 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Northgate High School, Newnan. Clinicians attending will be Brandon Veasey - 3 times state placer, two time state finalist, founder of Georgia National Wrestling Alliance; Coach Adrian Anderson, over 300 dual meet wins, coached multiple State Champions and placers; visiting clinician Clark Rich. Special emphasis on linking takedowns, bottom and top positions into fluid system of movement in all situations.
Starr’s Mill’s Panther Basketball Camp will take place June 22-25 at the Starr’s Mill gym. The fee is $75 and guest speaker Drew Barry will offer a one hour shooting instruction session. The deadline to register is June 12. Walk-up registration on June 22 will be $85. Applications can be downloaded at www.starrsmillhighschool.com
The 11th annual Starr’s Mill Panther Football Camp, June 8-11, is open to students in grades 2-8. The camp will focus on the basic fundamentals of the game. The camp will be under the direction of Starr’s Mill Head Coach Mike Earwood and the entire Starr’s Mill Staff, which collectively have well over a century of coaching experience. Former Panthers and current collegiate players Robbie Davis (Wofford) and Chad Gloer (UGA) will serve as guest instructors.
Session I: June 15-18 @ Whitewater ~ Session II: July 13-16 @ Fayette County. Camp is Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m., open to boys and girls rising 2nd-8th grade. Cost: $150 per camper. Campers must bring a lunch. Camp is lead by Coach Andre’ Flynn of FCHS & Coach Brent Jackson of WHS plus current and former players. To register call: 770-716-7844.
Sandy Creek’s volleyball camp, open to girls entering fifth through eighth grade, will take place at Sandy Creek High School June 8 and 9. Fifth and sixth graders will meet from 9 a.m.-noon and seventh and eighth graders will meet from 1-4 p.m. The camp will cover the fundamentals of volleyball and the fee is $60. The camp is a fundraiser for the Sandy Creek volleyball program. Registration can be completed through the Fayette Community School, 770-460-3990 ext. 470