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Nature Coast Disc Golf Club plans Labor Day weekend event

The Nature Coast Disc Golf Club will have a Labor Day Luau at Floral Park in Floral City from Sept. 2 to 4.

There will be a disc golf tournament for amateurs and pros, sanctioned by the Professional Disc Golf Association (C-tier) — two rounds of 20 holes for all participants.

Limited to 100 players, there will be five divisions. The fees are $25 for juniors, $30 for recreational players, $35 for intermediate players, $40 for advanced, and $45 for professionals. Online registration is available at iregisteredonline.com.

Pairings will be drawn Sept. 2 after sign-ins. Tee-off will be at 4 p.m. On Sept. 3, check-in will be at 8 a.m. with tee-off at 9:30 a.m. The festivities wrap up Sept. 4 with special events and the PDGA Super Class at 9:30 a.m.

For information, call Duane Laudermilch at (352) 263-4475 or send e-mail to naturecoastdiscgolfclub@hotmail.com

SPRING HILL DIXIE BASEBALL: Spring Hill Dixie Baseball will have registration for the fall season at Anderson Snow Park this month.

League officials will accept signups in the office at the park. Volunteers will be present from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 20 and from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 22.

All potential players must turn 5 years old by April 30, 2012. Participants cannot turn 15 years old before Nov. 23.

The cost is $65 per child. A copy of the child's birth certificate is necessary for registration. The fees cover all games, insurance and trophies.

For information, call Joe Abbadessa at (352) 263-4488.

MEN'S SOFTBALL: The Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department is holding a men's softball league starting the first week of September.

Registration is open to men age 18 and up. The fee is $569 per team ($335 sponsor's fee and $234 players' fee) for a 14-game schedule.

Games will be played starting at 6:30 p.m. on Fridays at Anderson Snow Park and Veterans Memorial Park in Spring Hill.

For information, call Harry Johnson at (352) 540-6356.

CREWS LAKE FOOTBALL: The Crews Lake Cowboys football and cheerleading program is looking for new players for the coming season.

Crews Lake Cowboys is a nonprofit organization interested in promoting leadership, learning skills, teamwork and discipline. The club is one of several Pasco Police Athletic League teams. The league is open to youths ages 5 to 14.

The 2011 season is starting shortly, and the Cowboys are looking for new or experienced players for football and cheerleading. The team is also looking for more coaches and volunteers. The cost is $180 for cheerleading and $160 for football. The team practices at 15480 Green Glen Lane in Spring Hill.

For more information, call Brad Surrency at (352) 556-8380.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES GOLF: Brooksville Golf & Country Club will host the seventh annual Catholic Charities Golf Tournament on Oct. 28.

The event will benefit the building of the Arnold Andrews Northern Counties Service Center, which will serve Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties.

Registration is scheduled for 7 a.m., when coffee and doughnuts will be served. The shotgun start is set for 8 a.m., with a buffet lunch at conclusion of play.

There will be prizes awarded for hole-in-ones, including a 2011 Buick-GMC courtesy of Rick Matthews, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle courtesy of Crystal River Harley-Davidson and a golf cart courtesy of Country Club Cars of Brooksville.

The registration fee is $60 per player. Sponsorship opportunities are available until Oct. 20.

For information, call Abby Evert at (352) 686-9897, ext. 25.

SENIOR SOFTBALL: The West Hernando Softball Club for Seniors League is looking for new members for the season that starts in September.

The league is open to players 55 and older. Games are played on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at Veterans Memorial Park in Spring Hill.

For information, call Tony Passanesi at (352) 686-6812.

MORE SENIOR SOFTBALL: The Senior Softball Invitational League will start its season in September and is looking for new players.

The league meets at 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Veterans Memorial Park in Spring Hill.

The fee is $60 for approximately 40 games, and a player must be 50 or older.

For information, call Sal Ficarra at (352) 688-1605.

ACE PERFORMANCE TENNIS: Ace Performance Tennis is hosting two events this summer.

QuickStart Drills will be offered from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Delta Woods Park in Spring Hill. The cost is $10 per class. There will be drills and games designed for beginning players, using USTA-approved strategies for 60-foot court players. Participants will learn to play tennis quickly with age- and size-appropriate equipment and modified courts.

Ladies Night Out will be offered from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Delta Woods Park. The cost is $10 per class. Women of beginning and intermediate skill levels will learn to play in a social setting.

For information, call John or Louise Downey at (352) 666-0658 or visit louisedowney.usptapro.com.

BROOKSVILLE BULLDOGS: The Brooksville Bulldogs are seeking players for the coming baseball season, which runs from September through February.

The team plays doubleheaders in Brooksville and tournaments in the Central Florida area. The two age divisions are 13-and-under and 14-and-under.

For information, call Bruce Price at (813) 714-1054 or send e-mail to bruce67price@hotmail.com.

UMPIRE CLINICS: The Hernando-Sumter Umpires Association has scheduled its annual baseball/softball umpires clinics.

The clinics are designed to train anyone who wants to become an umpire, and the sessions also can help seasoned umpires improve. Local clinics will take place at the Anderson Snow Sports Complex in Spring Hill on Aug. 21 and 28.

The sessions are open to men and women age 16 and older. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. each day, with the clinics starting at 1 p.m. There is a $20 charge for each participant, and everyone will receive a Major League Baseball rule book, along with other handouts.

Visit hernandosumterumpire.com to register. For information, call (352) 593-6998 or send e-mail to clinics@hernandosumterumpire.com.

ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUE: The Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department is playing host to an adult basketball league at the Jerome Brown Community Center in Brooksville, beginning Aug. 23.

The league is open to participants 18 and older. Games will take place at 6:30, 7:45 and 9 p.m. on Tuesdays. The registration deadline is Friday, and players will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost is $400 per team, with an eight-player minimum.

For information, call (352) 540-3835.

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

Nature Coast Disc Golf Club plans Labor Day weekend event 08/10/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 7:51pm]

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