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Hernando County Women's 500 Club plans bowling tournament Feb. 20

The Hernando County Women's 500 Club is having a 3-6-9 Tournament at Mariner Lanes in Spring Hill at 1 p.m. Feb. 20.

The event is open to all members of the Hernando County U.S. Bowling Congress, Women's Bowling Congress and the Women's 500 Club. The entry fee is $16 per bowler. There will be two divisions in the handicap event. The A Division will include bowlers with averages of 151 and above, and the B Division will include bowlers with averages of 150 and below.

The registration deadline is Feb. 14. Entry forms can be picked up at either Spring Hill Lanes or Mariner Lanes.

For information, call Sheila Wehrenberg at (352) 688-1575.

AMERICAN HEROES GOLF: Marine Corps League Detachment 1002 is sponsoring the American Heroes Golf Tournament at the Dunes Golf Club at Seville, north of Weeki Wachee, on Feb. 5.

There will be a shotgun start at noon, with registration beginning at 11 a.m. Proceeds from the tournament go to veterans programs offered through the James A. Haley VA Medical Center in Tampa, scholarship aid for veterans' children and other military programs in Hernando County.

The entry deadline for the tournament is Friday, with a fee of $65 per player. The cost includes range balls, a barbecue and entry into all contests. The dress code is collared shirts for men, and no denim is allowed.

Sponsors include Register Chevrolet, Autoway Ford, Skip Sponheim, and John and Sue McQuiston. There will be two $5,000 hole-in-one contests, sponsored by Crystal Chevrolet and CPA John Dougherty. There are more sponsorship opportunities available.

Call tournament director Rich Lee at (352) 650-0364 or send e-mail to rdlez@tampabay.rr.com.

ADULT BASEBALL: The West Central Florida Adult Baseball League, which plays games in Citrus, Hernando and Pasco counties, will begin its spring season Feb. 13 and is registering new players.

There will be workouts at 10 a.m. Saturday and Feb. 6 at Denton Avenue Park in Hudson. The league schedule should include 12 to 15 games, with four teams. The entry fee is $80 per player. The season will run through May.

For information, call Brian Moore at (352) 686-9936 or Charlie Strazzullo at (727) 808-7974.

JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS: The spring league of United States Tennis Association Junior Team Tennis is set to start from 10:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 5 at Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville.

Organized by Ace Performance Tennis, Junior Team Tennis age divisions range from 12-and-younger to 18-and-younger. Player levels vary from beginner to elite. The registration fee is $60, and players must be USTA members.

There will be a brief informational meeting and a continental breakfast, followed by open play. Scholarships for assistance with registration costs are available through the Nature Coast Tennis Foundation.

Visit louisedowney.usptapro.com or call Louise Downey at (352) 666-0658.

HBA SPORTING CLAYS: The Hernando Builders Association is sponsoring its fifth annual "Bang Bang" Sporting Clays Tournament on Feb. 19 at Tampa Bay Sporting Clays in Land O'Lakes.

Team entries and sponsorships are available at the HBA office at 7391 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. The entry fee is $99 per shooter, including coffee and doughnuts before the competition and a catered lunch and awards afterward.

A portion of the proceeds will go the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch. There will also be raffles, including one for a new shotgun.

Call HBA at (352) 596-1114 or visit hernandobuilders.com.

HYL DIXIE BASEBALL: Hernando Youth League Dixie Baseball will have signups for the spring season at Ernie Wever Park in Brooksville this weekend.

Officials will be available from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Registration is $65 per child and $60 for each additional sibling. Parents need to bring birth certificates and their children so uniforms can be sized.

Visit hylbaseball.com.

HERNANDO LACROSSE CLUB: The Hernando Lacrosse Club is conducting registration for the coming season through the end of January at its practices at Veterans Memorial Park in Spring Hill.

Practices are from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, and officials will be on hand to help parents fill out paperwork and let new players watch practices. Open divisions include youth, middle school, high school boys and high school girls. The registration fee is $145 per player.

Call Mike Peterson at (352) 279-2093 or visit hernandolacrosseclub.com.

To notify us of community sports achievements or coming events, contact Derek J. LaRiviere at derekjlariviere@gmail.com or (352) 584-6337.

Hernando County Women's 500 Club plans bowling tournament Feb. 20 01/25/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 4:39pm]

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