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Flag football league to begin in September

The Parks and Recreation Department will offer a 4-on-4 flag football league beginning Sept. 10 at the Holiday Recreation Complex at 2380 Gulf Trace Boulevard. The league will have a preseason, a 10-game schedule and a single-elimination tournament. Cost is $225 per team, and the registration deadline is Aug. 27. For more information, call (727) 934-4198 or (727) 942-7439.

SOFTBALL: Brooksville Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a double elimination co-ed softball tournament Saturday and Sunday.

The tournament will be at the adult fields adjacent to the Jerome Brown Community Center in the Tom Varn Park Complex in Brooksville. The cost is $300 per team with a minimum of 12 players per roster. No sponsor fee is required. For information, call (352) 544-5498.

MORE SOFTBALL: Nature Coast High School Athletics is hosting a men's double-elimination softball tournament Saturday and Sunday at Nature Coast Technical Baseball Field.

The cost is $210 per team, and teams must bring their own softballs. There's a three-home-run limit, and trophies will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place teams. For more information or to register, contact Mark Beal at (727) 534-8776.

AND MORE SOFTBALL: Reaching Our Community's Kids, a Christian-based sports program, will begin its adult co-ed softball league for ages 16 and older July 7.

The league will consist of eight teams of 12 to 15 players, and the season will run through Aug. 23, with games played Mondays and/or Fridays. Four women must be playing at any given time, so it's recommended that each team has a minimum of six women.

The registration fee is $17 per player, and each team will be responsible for its own uniforms, bats and softballs. The registration deadline is July 1, and team slots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

A mandatory meeting for participants will be held at 7 p.m. on July 1 at Oasis World Outreach, 35636 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. For more information or to obtain a registration form, contact the ROCK sports office at (813) 715-7901.

BOWLING: Gulf Regional Hospice will host "Bowling at the Tropics" at Pinchasers, located at 6816 Gall Blvd. in Zephyrhills on July 12 from 1-4 p.m. Cost is $35 per adult and $15 for kids 12 and under. Teams will be made up of six bowlers, or single bowlers will be placed on teams.

All proceeds will benefit the Hospice, and lane sponsorships are available for $200. For more information, call Jennifer York at (727) 845-5707 or e-mail at jennifer.york@grhospice.org.

TENNIS: The Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department will offer men's and women's singles tennis starting Sept. 10.

Matches will be at the Holiday Recreation Complex at 2330 Gulf Trace Blvd. The cost is $10 per player, and the league is open to players 16 or older. Registration will be Aug. 6-Sept. 1. For information, call (727) 934-4198 or (727) 942-7439.

MARTIAL ARTS: Mang Ho Jujitsu Karate Style holds an ongoing program at the Jerome Brown Community Center in Brooksville. Classes are taught by Jay and Robert Blanton on Mondays from 7:30-8:30 p.m. for adults 17 and up. Cost is $35 per month. For more information, call (352) 544-5498.

WRESTLING: River Ridge Middle School is hosting the USA Wrestling Southeast Regional Grappling Qualifier on Friday and Saturday. The age groups include kids (born 1994-1997), high school (1988 and after, plus must be enrolled in grades 9-12), senior men (1990 and earlier) and senior women (1991 and earlier). There are novice and advanced skill levels, with the top winners qualifying for the 2008 Grappling World Team Trials.

Optional registration and weigh-ins are from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, and registration and weigh-ins begin at 7 a.m. Saturday. Competition begins at 11 a.m. For information, contact Russ Schenk at (727) 992-7229 or rschenk@pasco.k12.fl.us.

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

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