The Georgia Games East District Sports Festival will feature youth baseball tournaments May 17-19 at Patriots Park. Age divisions include 14-under, 12-under, and 10-under. The entry fee is $200, and each team is guaranteed three games. Awards will be presented to first, second and third place winners, plus all participants will receive a T-shirt. For more information contact Kelvin Lampkin or Mike Brodhecker at 863-7523.
Petersburg Racquet Club in Martinez will be offering free tennis lessons on May 16 and 18. These lessons are for beginning players or for people who have not played in a long time. Adults are scheduled for Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Juniors (18 and under) are scheduled for Saturday from 9 to 10:15 a.m. You do not have to be a member of PRC to attend. This program is part of the USA Tennis 1-2-3 Program. Petersburg will offer a six-week follow-up program for interested adult players beginning May 23, with junior clinics beginning on May 20. For more information contact Dave Gleason, director of tennis, at 860-9288.
The Augusta Pride girls AAU program is currently seeking basketball players in the following age divisions: 17-and-under; 16-and-under; 15-and-under; 14-and-under. The Pride teams will compete in the Georgia Games, which will be held locally in July. For more information, contact Kevin Furtado at 860-6723 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A basketball shooting clinic is scheduled for June 7-8 at Augusta Preparatory Day School's Boardman Gymnasium. World-class shooting coach Tom Nordland will conduct the clinic, which is open to boys and girls sixth grade or older. The cost is $50 per player, or $65, which includes the "Swish" shooting video. The Friday and Saturday clinic features four sessions (9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 2-6 p.m. each day). Coaches and parents are welcome to observe. For more information call Augusta Prep coach Kevin Furtado at 863-1906 (work) or 860-6723 (home). Inquiries also may be made by e-mailing email@example.com.
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