Sports Calendar


Feb. 3: The Berkeley Baseball Academy will hold preseason workouts for

middle and high school baseball players from 1 to 3 p.m. For more

information, call Lou at 770-441-2242 or visit


Feb. 10: Renz Baseball will host a four week hitting and pitching clinic for

players ages 7-12 through March 2. Cost is $100 for one, $180 for two. For

more information or to register, call 770-271-4554.

Through February: Kansas City Royals minor-leaguer Brad McCann, a Duluth

grad, is giving private hitting and fielding instruction this offseason at

both the Windward Baseball Academy and at Chipper Jones' 10th Inning. McCann

is the brother of Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann. For more information,

call Windward at 770-619-3303 or 10th Inning at 678-714-1000.

Through February: The Renz Baseball Academy is holding an eight week winter

high school hitting and pitching program. Cost is $450 and the program runs

either Sunday-Wednesday or Monday-Thursday. Available times include 3, 4 or

5 p.m. For more information, call 770-271-4554 or visit Renzbaseball.com.

Through February : i9 Sports is holding registration for coed spring baseball

for children ages 4-9. For more information or to register visit

www.i9sports.com or call 678-472-2142.


Feb. 10, 17: The Georgia Hawks seventh and eighth grade girls basketball

teams will hold tryouts from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for seventh graders and 7:30 to

9 p.m. for eighth graders at Monarch School in Duluth. For more information,

call Paula or Mike at (770) 601-6464 and (770) 271-7068 or e-mail


Feb. 11: The Suwanee Sports Academy's SWISH! - a competitive shooting league

begins for boys grades 3-12 and girls grades 6-9. SWISH! is for teams of 3

to 5 players who will compete in a series of shooting contests against other

teams. Cost is $75 for an individual registration or $200 per team of 3 to 5

players. For more information, call Kirk Jones at 770-614-6686, ext. 123 or

visit www.ssasports.com.

Through February: The 13-and-under Georgia Hawks are holding tryouts for the

upcoming season. To register or for more information, visit

www.georgiahawks.net or e-mail georgiahawkhoops@aol.com.

Through February: The Georgia Titans basketball team is looking for players

for its 10-and-under to 16-and-under travel teams. For more information,

call Louis Smith at 770-845-2670, Danny Garcia at 404-246-3024 or visit


March 1, 2: The Georgia Elite 15-and-under girls basketball team will host

tryouts at Mt. Carmel Christian Church in Stone Mountain from 2-3:30 p.m.

Candidates will be required both days. For more information and directions,

visit www.leaguelineup.com/gaelitebball.com.

Through March 9: The Atlanta Celtics girls basketball team will hold tryouts

at the Doraville Arena in Doraville. For more information on tryout dates

and times, visit www.atlantaladyceltics.org or call Scot Waldrop at




Through February: i9 Sports is holding registration for cheerleading in

Suwanee and Sugar Hill for ages 4-10. For more information or to register

visit www.i9sports.com or call 678-472-2142.

Fan Clubs


July 12: The Buford Trout Hatchery in Cumming will host a beginning

fly-fishing clinic for boys and girls ages 10-15 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The clinic will provide everything from basic instruction, equipment, knots,

insect identification and fly-casting. Cost is $15 and lunch will be

provided, but the clinic is limited to the first 36 who register. For more

information or to register, call Carl Riggs of the Upper Chattahoochee

Chapter of Trout Unlimited at 678-371-7191, e-mail 7turns@bellsouth.net or

visit www.ucctu.org.


Feb. 2: The Georgia Force High School Football program will hold

registration for the 2008 season from 9 a.m. to noon at First Baptist Church

in Sugar Hill. For more information call Scott Willis at 770-531-1499 ext.

401 or visit www.forcehighschoolfootball.com.

Through February: i9 Sports is holding registration for spring coed flag

football for children ages 5-14. For more information or to register visit

www.i9sports.com or call 678-472-2142.


March 31: The 5th Annual Peachtree Ridge Lions Golf Classic will be held at

the TPC-Sugarloaf to benefit all schools in the Peachtree Ridge cluster. For

more information, call Lynn Brunatti at 678-957-3166. There is a special

early rate for teams that register before Feb. 15.


Feb. 2: The EXTERRA Trail Running Series will start its year with the

Runnin' the Rocks 10K Trail Run at the Georgia International Horse Park in

Conyers. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. with registration opening at 6:30 a.m.

Cost is $40. For more information e-mail Tim Schroer at tim@dirtyspokes.com

or visit www.dirtyspokes.com.


Feb. 2: The Lawrenceville Youth Association is holding its registration for

its spring softball season at Rhodes Jordan Park from 10 to 2 p.m. Cost is

$125 and includes uniform. Online registration available through Feb. 2 at

www.lyasports.com. The league is also seeking parents interested in coaching

this season. For more information, call Matt Hardin at 770-856-0657.


Feb. 23: Edgewater subdivision in Suwanee will host a round-robin tennis

tournament to help raise money for the Jarrett Boston Foundation at Georgia

College and State University. The men's division will start at 9 a.m., the

women's at 11:30 a.m. and an open division at 2 p.m. Cost is $50 and

includes a T-shirt, bag tags and a gift bag. Space is limited. For more

information, call Denise Young at 770-962-7098 or Mary Beth Greenstone at