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Bowl-A-Thon will benefit Arc Nature Coast

The Arc Nature Coast will hold its 16th annual Bowl-A-Thon on July 11 at Spring Hill Lanes.

The event will be from 4 to 6 p.m. with registration beginning at 3:30. The registration fee is $125 for a five-person team and that includes T-shirts for the team. There will be raffles and gift certificates given away from area businesses. Each team member will be asked to collect at least $25 in pledges for the fundraiser.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Arc Nature Coast. The Arc, in conjunction with the United Way, aims to provide support to people with disabilities and their families.

For more information, call (352) 544-2322 ext. 109 or e-mail nstubbs@thearc-naturecoast.org.

FOOTBALL: Spring Hill Eagles youth football will hold registration for the upcoming season on the next four Saturdays at Veteran's Park in Spring Hill and Ridge Manor Park in Ridge Manor.

From 9 a.m. till noon on Saturdays through June 27, program officials will be at both locations to register potential players. Registration is $165 per child due at the time of sign-up. There is a $10 discount for each additional child registered for each parent.

Parents need to bring a copy of their child's birth certificate and a photo of the child. There are three divisions: ages 7-9 (120 pound maximum weight), ages 10-12 (150 pounds) and ages 13-15 (185 pounds).

For more information, contact Whes Fulkerson at (352) 835-6262 or Mike Zwaan at (352) 279-8379.

SUMMER CAMPS: The Brooksville Recreation Department is holding a series of athletic camps. The camps, at $60 each, run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

The sports include tennis (June 15-19 at McKethan Lake Park and Jerome Brown Center), baseball (June 8-12 at Tom Varn Park), golf (June 22-26 at Quarry Golf Course), volleyball (June 29-July 2 and July 6-10 at Jerome Brown), basketball (July 13-17 and July 20-24 at Jerome Brown) and flag football (July 27-31 at Jerome Brown).

Coaches and instructors include USTA representatives John and Louise Downey and former major league pitcher Mike Walker. Springstead High coach Darcy Hinton will instruct volleyball, with former Hernando High coach Marion Jones taking basketball. Fox Chapel Middle School coach Kelly Stacy will head up flag football.

For more information, contact the recreation department at (352) 540-3835.

BASKETBALL: Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church will host a basketball tournament in the church's gym on June 19-20.

The 3-on-3 tournament will have five-player teams. Registration forms are available in the church office and the cost is $80 per team.

The fee includes a T-shirt, lunch Saturday and a prize package for the winning team.

In addition to the tournament, there will also be a 3-point shooting contest and knockout contest for the first 16 players who sign up. Deadline to register and pay is June 16 at 5 p.m.

For more information, call Drew Taylor at (352) 796-4969.

SOCCER: The First Hernando Youth Soccer Club will host the opening qualifier of the annual 3 vs. 3 Soccer Invitational on June 27 at Anderson Snow Park in Spring Hill. (It was postponed from April 18.)

The tournament will set qualifiers for the regional event in Savannah, Ga. There are boys and girls age groups from U6 to U18, along with men, women and coed divisions.

The registration fee is $155 per team, which includes a tournament T-shirt and guarantees of at least four games per squad. The deadline to enter is June 20.

For more information or to register, visit www.3v3worldwide.com/schedule/Tampa/index_ E.html.

Submit upcoming events, registrations info to communitysports@tampabay.com.

Bowl-A-Thon will benefit Arc Nature Coast 06/04/09 [Last modified: Thursday, June 4, 2009 6:37pm]
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