Feb. 17: The Brookwood community plans to honor longtime Bronco athletic director and head football coach Dave Hunter with a celebration dinner on Feb. 17. All friends, colleagues and former players of Hunter are invited to attend the event, which will be at the Gwinnett Marriott on Pleasant Hill Road. For more information or to purchase tickets to the dinner, go www.brookwoodbroncos.org or contact Marc Cain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan. 20: Walk up registration for Collins Hill Athletic Association baseball will be from 9 a.m. to noon at Collins Hill High School. For questions, or to register online, go to www.chaasports.com. Late registration will be Jan. 26 at an increased price.
Through Feb 4: Windward Academy is hosting its Winter High School Camp for grades 8 through 12. The camp meets twice a week and is split up into three groups according to age. Group 1 for seniors and juniors meets Wednesdays and Sundays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Group 2 for sophomores and juniors meets Mondays and Thursdays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Group 3 for freshmen and eighth graders meets Tuesdays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Cost of the camp is $350. For more information send e-mails to email@example.com.
Through February: Windward Baseball Academy is offering private lessons for children 7 and older. For more information go online to www.windwardbaseball.com or send e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through February: A local umpire association is looking for baseball umpires for youth games in the Grayson area. Experience is helpful but not mandatory and training is available. All applicants must be at least 17 years old. For more information, call David Simmons at 404-502-6400.
Jan. 14, 21: FBC will be holding open house and early AAU and YBOA tryouts for ages ages 9 to 13 at Meadowcreek High School in Norcross. Tryouts for 9-, 10- and 11-under teams will be from 2 to 4 p.m. in the new gym and from 4 to 6 p.m. for 12- and 13-under teams. Please arrive 15 minutes early to complete the registration forms, including your insurance information and to get your tryout number. This open house tryout is for anyone who has a desire to play basketball at the next level. For more information, call either Brian Harmon at 678-478-0727 or Rodney Polnett at 678-481-9420.
Jan. 20, 27: The Atlanta Lady Celtics will be having tryouts for their spring AAU girls team for non-high school players at Bessie Branham Park. Tryouts for 11-and-under begin at 12:30 p.m, 13-and-under at 2:30 p.m. and 12-and-under at 4:30 p.m. For more information, including directions, go online to www.atlantaladyceltics.org or call 678-665-9976.
Jan. 18: Suwanee Sports Academy will be holding information sessions for the On Court Player Development program at 7 p.m. For more information, call Mike Brown at 678-541-0176 or visit www.ssasports.com.
Jan. 21: The Georgia Pistols will be having tryouts for their spring AAU girls team for non-high school players at Holy Innocents' School. Ages 8 to 11 tryouts begin at 4 p.m. and tryouts for ages 12 to 14 begin at 5:30 p.m. For more information, including other tryouts, tryouts for older ages tryouts and forms go online to
www.gapistols.com or call 404-364-2925.
Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11: The Georgia Hawks boys AAU Basketball Association will hold tryouts for all its 2007 boys teams from 1-5 p.m. at Richards Middle School in Lawrenceville. In order to try out, please register online at
Jan. 28 and Feb. 11: The Georgia Basketball Club will be hosting tryouts for its Atlanta Heat boys teams the include 9-and-under, 10-and-under, 11-and-under and 12-and-under. Tryouts will be held at the Victory Church Gynmasium located at 1170 N. Hairston Road in Stone Mountain from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information, call Roger Polk at 404-247-2355, or visit the Web at www.gabasketballclub.com.
Through Feb. 15: The Georgia Stars 10-and-under black AAU team is seeking players. For more information, e-mail coach Aaron Carter at email@example.com or call (706) 351-3553.
Feb. 19: On Court Player Development at Suwanee Sports Academy begins on Feb. 19. For more information, call Mike Brown 678-541-0176 or visit www.ssasports.com.
March 2: The Future Stars Basketball League at Suwanee Sports Academy for boys grades 3 through 10 and girls grades 4 through 9 begins March 2. This is a nine week program. For more information, call Mike Brown at 678-541-0176 or visit www.ssasports.com.
March 4: The Rising Stars Basketball League at Suwanee Sports Academy for boys in kindergarten to second grade and girls in kindergarten to third grade. This a week-long program. For more information, call Mike Brown at 678-541-0176 or visit www.ssasports.com.
June 4-8: The five-day Nike/Elite Hoops Basketball Camp will be held at Shiloh High School. For more information, call 1-800-NIKE-CAMP or go online to
Feb. 17: The Sleeping Giants program will hold a combine for senior football players from all Gwinnett County high schools and surrounding areas. The combine is specifically for football players looking to continue playing below the Division 1 level. No Division 1 coaches were invited to the event. For more information, visit www.sleepinggiants.org or call Mary Hinds at 404-326-2608.
Through March: Big Game Football is offering offseason football training, from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Former NFL players will be instructing the camp. The cost is $159 per month and space is limited. Call 678-939-1533 to register or send e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through March 15: The Peachtree Ridge Foundation is hosting its fourth annual Lions Classic Golf and Silent Auction at TPC Sugarloaf on March 26. This tournament serves as one of the vehicles to provide funding needed for schools in the Peachtree Ridge cluster. Register by Jan. 31 for the early bird discount. The Peachtree Ridge Foundation is a Georgia nonprofit corporation recognized as tax-exempt. For more information, call 678-957-3166.
Jan. 11, 16, 18: Georgia FC will be holding recreational soccer registration from 5 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 11, 16 and 18 at the Bethesda Park office. For further information visit the Web site www.georgiafc.com.
Jan. 13, 20: The Atlanta Fire United Soccer Association will hold open registration from 10 a.m - 3 p.m. for its fall team at Bunten Road Park. For more information, visit the Web site www.atlantaunitedsoccer.com.
Saturday, Jan. 20, 27: The Gwinnett Soccer Association is holding soccer registrations for its 2007 season from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the GSA Clubhouse in Lilburn, across the street from Parkview High School. Registration may also be completed online at www.gsasoccer.com. For more information visit www.gsasoccer.com or call Larry Green at 404-433-2800.
Through February: The U14 boys Georgia FC Challenge team is seeking field players for select spring soccer. Call Jose Carrera 678-343-5206 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.
Jan. 20: Walk up registration for Collins Hill Athletic Association softball will be from 9 a.m. to noon at Collins Hill High School. For questions, or to register online go to www.chaasports.com. Late registration will be Jan. 27 at an increased price.
Jan. 20: The Lawrenceville Youth Association registration for spring softball season for children ages 3-17 will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Winn Holt Elementary. People may also register online at
www.lyasports.com. For more information, call Anthony Pane at 770-513-1757 or Melissa Mcafee at 404-395-5754.
Through Jan. 27: A new majors 12-and-under fastpitch travel 'B' team in Duluth/Shorty Howell Park is holding tryouts. For more information, call 770-476-5581 or 404-388-1673.
Jan. 31: The Gwinnett Umpires Association is seeking ASA slow and fast pitch umpires.Training is available. For more information, send e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through Feb. 7: Collins Hill 14U fastpitch softball is looking for a strong position player and one pitcher to fill the '07 roster. Call Jack Shelton at 770-945-6262 or e-mail email@example.com for information.
Aug. 19: The Worth Cobras are hosting softball tryouts for ages 10 to 16 at Rhodes Jordan Park. For more information and for times call 770-331-2960 or 678-698-3294.
Feb. 7: The VolleyStars at Suwanee Sports Academy for girls and boys grades 6 to 8 begins Feb. 7. For more information, call Christy Howard at 770-614-6686 ext. 106 or visit www.ssasports.com.
Feb. 7: The High School Volleyball League at Suwanee Sports Academy for girls grades 9 to 12 begins Feb. 7. For more information, call Christy Howard at 770-614-6686 ext. 106 or visit www.ssasports.com.
Jan. 20-21: The Atlanta Fly Fishing Festival will be held at the Gwinnett Center.The weekend show highlights equipment, displays, guides, travel, tips and trips, boats, kayaks and pontoons,and new product debuts.
The show will run Jan. 20 from 9 am.-5 p.m. and Jan. 21 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $10. Children under 13 admitted free.For more information, visit www.castlow.com.