Umpires sought for baseball
The Augusta Baseball Umpires Association is recruiting umpires for the 2009 high school season. Umpiring experience and baseball knowledge are pluses. Classroom and field training will be provided. For information, contact Frank Harast at (706) 210-1412 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free-throw contest set
The Knights of Columbus Free-Throw Championship will be held Feb. 7 from 9:30 a.m.-noon at Patriots Park gym No. 1. Boys and girls ages 10-14 are eligible and will be assigned to their respective age divisions. Participants are required to show proof of age and parental consent. For entry forms and information, contact Bob Oellerich at (706) 831-1989.
Youth football registration
The Columbia County Area Youth Football Association will hold registration for the spring youth football season for the 9-11 and 12-13 age classifications. Participants must be 13 or younger on Sept. 1, 2009. Weight restrictions for the 9-11 age group will be 155 pounds (135 pounds for ball carriers), and the 12-13 age group will have a limit of 190 pounds (160 pounds for ball carriers).
Registration will be held Feb. 7 and Feb. 14 at Blanchard Woods Park from 9 a.m.-noon. Parents are asked to bring a copy of the player's birth certificate and pay a $55 registration fee. Players will participate in a short workout during registration. For information, contact Gary Yates or Buddy Rish at the CCAYFA office at (706) 993-6382.
5k run to benefit Fisher House
The Warriors Challenge Run will be held Jan. 31 at Barton Field on Fort Gordon. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. The run will include a timed 5k run and a formation run. All proceeds from the event go to Wounded Warriors and the Fisher House. For information, contact Audriana Llinas at (706) 288-5408 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Columbia County Recreation Department is registering for spring soccer. Registration will be accepted at the Patriots Park administrative office, via mail or online. For information, call (706) 863-7523.
The Marshall Family Y is registering youth soccer players ages 3-10 through Jan. 31. Register online at www.thefamilyy.org or at the Marshall Family Y in Evans. For information, contact Justin Goolsby at firstname.lastname@example.org or (706) 922-9658.
Travel softball players wanted
The Georgia Rockers 14U fastpitch team is seeking three or four girls to complete the team. For information, call Chuck Faulkner at (706) 373-3459.
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