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Sports Calendar, Feb. 17, 2013


Posted: February 17, 2013 - 12:15am


• A dinner and silent auction to benefit the Greenbrier High School cheerleading and softball teams is Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the high school. Cost for the spaghetti dinner is $8 and benefits the GHS band. The auction will feature items from local merchants. Contact Garrett Black at (706) 650-6040 ext. 150 or at gblack@ccboe.net.


• Registration for adult softball in the Columbia County Recreation League begins mid February with a meeting Thursday at 6 p.m. at Patriots Park for the team representative. There will be an open league, a co-ed league, a ladies league and a church league. Call Justin Goolsby or Johnny Swint at (706) 267-0725 or johnnyswint41@yahoo.com.

• Register for the Strength for Sawyer 5k/One Mile Fun Run on March 9, at 8 a.m. at Savannah Rapids. The fun run cost is $8; K-12 track team and family registration (4-7 members) is $100 and individual 5K registration is $25. Registration closing date is March 1. Money raised will go to the Children’s Organ Transplant Association, a national charity helping raise funds for Martinez third-grader Sawyer Mobley’s double lung transplant. Go to www.active.com and use the keyword sawyer.

• Register for the Great Wesley Chase 5KRun/Walk and Fun Run on March 16 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 825 North Belair Road in Evans. Early registration deadline is Feb. 27. Fun run cost is $12; Augusta Striders Club, student and military cost is $17. After Feb. 27, cost is $25. All proceeds will go to two Afghan children through Solace for the Children. Go to www.wesleyumc.net.

• Register for the Cloverleaf Duathlon, a two-mile run, 10-mile bike, and a two-mile run, March 16, at 8 a.m. at the Riverwood Plantation in Evans. Cost is $40 for individuals, $60 for a team of two, and $70 for a team of three, with prices increasing $10 on race day. Register at any Family Y or at www.thefamilyy.org. Contact Shonna Sargent at ssargent@thefamilyy.org.

• Martinez Evans Little League baseball registration for boys and girls 4-to-16 years old for the 2013 season is open at www.mellbaseball.org. Deadline for the minors is Friday and March 15 for wee ball, T-ball and coach pitch. Call (415) 246-0143.

• Registration is open for Marshall Family Y youth soccer for ages 3 to 12 at Evans and Grovetown locations. The season starts mid-March. Call (706) 364 3269.

Golf Tournament

• The Health Services Auxiliary is sponsoring the 17th annual Fort Gordon Fisher House Golf Tournament, Friday, March 22 at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $75 per player if registered by March 16, $85 after. All proceeds go to the Fort Gordon Fisher House. Contact www.tourneyevents.com/fhgt2013.

• The Columbia County Community Connections Golf Tournament is March 23 at the Bartram Trail Golf Course. A catered lunch is at noon with first tee-off at 1 p.m. Cost is $60 per person with proceeds going to CCCC, a local non-profit organization that works to make children safe, healthy and educated. Sign up individually or as a team at www.connectcolumbia.golfreg.com. To sign up or to become a sponsor, call Paul Miller at (706) 556-0609.

Players sought

• Columbia County Titans 11U travel team seeks experienced players for the upcoming season. Players must be 11 or under as of May 1. Contact Daniel Leeworthy at (762) 444-7598 or at danielleeworthy@yahoo.com.

• Players interested in playing in the 11U Columbia County baseball travel ball league and in Ga. baseball travel ball, call (706) 825-2269.

• CSRA Force Fastpitch softball needs 14-16 year old girls for its 16U 2013 roster. Call Wayne Wilson at (706) 564-5357.

• The 12U Columbia County Mudcats need players. Players can’t turn 13 until after May 1. Call Tripp Lonergan at (706) 825-6690.

• The 10U Georgia Lightning baseball team needs players for the upcoming season. Players can’t turn 11 before May 1. Contact Billy Kelley at (706) 825-9898.

• The Georgia Frenzy fastpitch softball needs a few girls for its 16U roster. Call Earl McKinley at (706) 825-1753.

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