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Tom Fitzgerald Golf Classic at Northdale Country Club to benefit University of Tampa men's soccer

Wesley Chapel Athletic Association’s Tampa Tribe lacrosse team, shown here competing in a 2008 tournament, is seeking players for the new season.

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Wesley Chapel Athletic Association’s Tampa Tribe lacrosse team, shown here competing in a 2008 tournament, is seeking players for the new season.

Tom Fitzgerald was a pillar of the Tampa soccer community when he died in motorcycle crash in 2004. As a tribute to the former University of Tampa coach, a scholarship was set up in his name.

The Tom Fitzgerald Golf Classic returns this year to Northdale Country Club on Aug. 26. All proceeds from this event go to the University of Tampa men's soccer program, in the hopes of providing a scholarship to a student-athlete each year.

The cost is $85 per player. The event will start by shotgun at 12:30 p.m. For information, call UT soccer coach Adrian Bush at (813) 323-3933.

VOLLEYBALL: The J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex has put together a youth volleyball league for boys and girls ages 10-15. The league will play on Saturdays beginning Sept. 17, but the deadline to register is Aug. 31. Proof of age is required and the cost is $25 per participant. There will be a player evaluation on Sept. 3 and players are encouraged to sign up now as space is limited. For information, call (727) 942-7439 or (727) 934-4198.

MORE VOLLEYBALL: The J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex hosts Saturday morning adult volleyball for ages 18 and older that is open to the public. Participants are encouraged to bring entire teams or join others that already exist. The sessions run from 9:30 a.m. to noon and are free of charge. For information, call (727) 942-7439.

KARATE: The J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex hosts Isshinryu karate on Mondays and Thursdays for all experience levels. The cost is $45 per month per participant and $35 for each additional family member. Beginners ages 6-12 have class from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. while intermediate students in the same age group have class from 7:15 to 8 p.m. Adult classes for participants age 13 and older run from 8 to 8:45 p.m. For information, call (727) 942-7439.

Tennis: The J. Ben Harrill Recreation complex now also hosts coed Youth Group Tennis Lessons every Thursday for kids ages 7-12 that are of all levels of experience. The program focuses on fundamentals and skills. Participants are grouped by age and skill level. The cost is $40. Skill level is determined at the first lesson, with beginner sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. and intermediates from 7 to 8 p.m. For information, call (727) 942-7439.

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Lacrosse signups for fall upcoming

The Wesley Chapel Athletic Association's Tampa Tribe Lacrosse teams will have its fall signups at the Wesley Chapel District Park in the coming weeks. Players will participate in practices that are designed to develop individual lacrosse skills and improve fitness and conditioning. New players are encouraged to join. Signups for girls high school and middle school, boys Under 19, or U19, U17, U15, U13 and U11 will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 21. For information, visit, send an e-mail to Tampa or call (813) 994-6633.

Tom Fitzgerald Golf Classic at Northdale Country Club to benefit University of Tampa men's soccer 08/12/11 [Last modified: Friday, August 12, 2011 5:29pm]
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