Augusta Christian Schools' quarterback Lee Banks was named Player of the Week by the South Carolina Independent Schools Association for the opening week of the season.
Banks threw for 66 yards and two touchdowns to go with 87 yards and a score on the ground.
Banks led the Lions to a 28-24 win over previously top-ranked Colleton Prep.
The 12 and under Georgia Rockers girls fastpitch softball team is looking for several players for the 2005 season. Tryouts are Sept. 18. For more information, call Tom Tracy at 860-1917 or Darrell Hampson at 868-8546.
Beginner ice hockey clinics are being held at the Augusta Ice Sports Center. The clinics will run Saturdays throughout the month. The clinics are open to ages 4-12. For more information call, 863-0061.
The 14 and under Dominators fastpitch team will hold tryouts Sept. 18 for the 2004-05 season. Tryouts will be at Patriots Park from 10 a.m.-noon for girls 14 and under by Jan. 1, 2005. For more information call. Tuga Pearson, 541-1070.
Petersburg Racquet Club will be the host of the 2004 Banana Open Tennis Tournament Thursday-Sunday . Players will compete to qualify for the Banana Open Challenge in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Sept. 30-Oct. 3.
Divisions are Men's and Women's Singles and Doubles and Mixed Doubles.
Cost is $30 for first event, and $15 for the second event. Deadline for entry is Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 860-9288.
The 14 and under Grease Lightning Fastpitch travel team will hold tryouts Saturday for the 2004-05 season.
Tryouts will be at Riverside Park from 10 a.m.-noon and is open to all girls 14 or under by Jan. 1. For more information, call 533-3288.
Greater Augusta Swim League will hold tryouts for the 2004-2005 season Thursday. Ages 10 and younger will try out from 5-6 p.m. and ages 11 and up will go from 6-7 p.m. Attendance is required on each day. For more information, call Russ Eidman, 364-3107.
A Columbia County tournament baseball team is looking for players ages 11 and 12. For information, call Brad Thompson, 541-9726.
Also, a tournament team is seeking baseball players for U-13 tournament play. For information, call 541-0346.
Walton golf tourney
The 12th Annual Walton Foundation for Independence Golf Classic will begin with a golf-skills challenge at 10 a.m. Sept. 13 at Jones Creek Golf Club, and a Lauderdale/shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. For information, call 826-5809.
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