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Baseball, softball

Posted: April 1, 2012 - 12:10am

Baseball, softball

Registration is underway for T-ball at the Marshall Family Y. T-ball school for 4- to 5-year-olds costs $40 for members and $60 for non-members. T-ball league for 6- to 7-year-olds costs members $55 and non-members $75. Registration closes April 22. For information, call Justin Goolsby at (706) 922-9658 or (706) 840-0872.

Cycling

The Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation (SFBF) will hold its ninth annual Best Dam Bicycle Ride April 15 at 8:30 a.m. at J. Strom Thurmond at Clarks Hill Dam. It is open to cyclists of all ages and abilities and consists of 25-, 58-, 80- and 100-mile options. There will be a mountain bike course on the historic Bartram Trail. To register, visit Chain Reaction Bicycles in Martinez, or go to www.active.com. The cost is $35 per rider and children under 12 ride free if accompanied by an adult. All proceeds benefit the SFBF.

Disc Golf

Easter Seals East Georgia is partnering with the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) to host the “Easter Seals Disc Golf Classic” on April 28 at the PDGA International Disc Golf Center at Wildwood Park. Cost is $40 for individuals and $150 for teams of four, with proceeds benefiting those with disabilities. Awards will be given to the top five winners of each division. Lunch and dinner will be provided. Register at pdga.com. Contact Jillian Fritz at JRumbaugh@esega.org or (706) 667-9695.

Golf

The “Father D” Memorial Right-to-Life Golf Tournament will be held April 21 with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. at the Bartram Trail Golf Course. Tournament organizers currently are seeking hole sponsors. Sponsorships cost $100. Organizers also are seeking contributors for awards and prizes. Those interested should call Mike Hamilton at (706) 868-6067 or John Vigna at (706) 650-7618.

Lacrosse

Registration is underway for lacrosse at the Marshall Family Y. Boys and girls lacrosse for ages 7 to 15 costs members $55 and non-members $75. Registration closes April 22. For information, call Justin Goolsby at (706) 922-9658 or (706) 840-0872.

Rodeo

Rodeo Nights will be held April 20-22 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. Proceeds benefit the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation. Gates open April 20-21 at 5:30 p.m., with rodeo action starting at 7:30 p.m. Gates open April 22 at 12:30 p.m., with the rodeo beginning at 2:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids ages 5 to 12, free for kids under 5, and burn survivors are free. Tickets are available at BP locations in Augusta and Thomson, all Georgia Bank & Trust locations, Boots Bridles and Britches, Tractor Supply Co. in Thomson, SOHO Augusta in Surrey Center and online at www.crosscreekrodeo.com. Tickets purchased at the gate are $14 for adults and $8 for children. For more about Rodeo Nights or the Burn Foundation, call 706-650-2876.

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