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BASEBALL

FALL INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE

The Cleveland State Baseball program will offer a five week fall instructional league for high school aged players beginning Aug. 12 through September 15. Players will have the opportunity to further develop baseball skills through instruction and games. For more information. contact Mike Policastro at (423) 478-6219 or email mpolicastro@clevelandstatecc.edu.

D3 TRYOUTS

D3 baseball is hosting tryouts for the 2014 spring season August 24th at Bradley County industrial park on Urbane Road. This will be an open tryout for players that are ages 10-13. Registration will start at 9 a.m. Email d3stingers@yahoo.com for more information.

CSCC TOURNAMENTS

Cleveland State Community College will host fall baseball tournaments for 14- and 18-under high school select teams at Cougar Field. The 14-under tournament will be held Sept. 14-15 (2013 league age). There is an eight team limit. Deadline for entry is Sept. 6. The cost is $300. Teams will be required to supply a dozen baseballs. The 18-under tournament will be held Sept 28, 29. Deadline for entry is Sept. 20. The cost is $350. Teams will be required to supply a dozen baseballs. There is an eight team limit. For registration information, contact Aaron Bryant at Cleveland State Community College at (423)473-2445 or email abryant@clevelandstatecc.edu.

BASKETBALL

FAST BREAK BASKETBALL

Fundamental basketball skills development training conducted by Vincent Yarbrough will be available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday for the duration of the summer at Cleveland High School. Sessions will last 90 minutes. Yarbrough, a former Cleveland Blue Raider, was a 1998 McDonald’s High School All-American and was All-SEC at Tennessee. He was drafted by the Denver Nuggets of the NBA. The cost is $25 for membership and $50 per month. For more information, contact Chuck Condo at (423) 242-8640 or email fastbreakbasketballclub@yahoo.com.

FALL SPORTS

FALL SOFTBALL LEAGUE MEETING

Anyone interested in putting a Men’s or Co-ed team in the Fall Softball League should attend the final organizational meeting for the leagues on Thursday at the Cleveland Community Center on South Church Street. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. The games will bein in late August. For more information contact the Center at 559-3322.

GOLF

GARY SMITH MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT

The annual Gary Smith Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Aug. 10 at the Chatata Valley Golf Club on Benton Pike in Cleveland. The event which benefits the Bradley Central Bear and Bearette basketball programs, will have an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start with registration beginning at 7:30. Lunch will immediately follow morning play. The two-man select shot format will have two flights with a nine-hole blind draw to determine flights. First and second place awards from each flight, as well as prizes for the longest drive, straightest drive, closest-to-the-pin and door prizes will be given out. The cost is $50 per person. For additional information contact coaches Patrick Spangler (715-2898), Chuck Clark (284-3605) or Jason Reuter (284-2135).

RALLY AT THE VALLEY

The second annual Rally at the Valley golf tournament to benefit the American Cancer Society Bradley County Relay For Life will be held Aug. 17 at Chatata Valley Golf Club. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8. The cost for the two-person, select shot tournament is $75 per player or $150 per team. Mulligans will be available for $5 with a limit of four per player. Awards will be given for first and second place. For more information, contact, Tammy Leatherwood at (423)303-6950 or email tleatherwood@aol.com.