Friday, April 20, 2018
Sports

Nature Coast women's golf outing; youth teams begin fall registration; Red Mule Runners Labor Day 5K

Spring Hill Dixie Softball has scheduled registration at Anderson Snow Park for its fall season.

League officials will accept signups under the pavilion. Officials will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 28 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 24 and Aug. 31.

Evaluation dates will vary, depending on six age divisions. Teams for the Sweeties (ages 4 to 6), Darlings (7-8), Angels (9-10), Ponytails (11-12), Belles (13-14), and Debs (15-18) divisions will all be available. Sweeties and Darlings or Belles and Debs may be combined into one division, depending the number of registrations.

Player fees are $125 per child at the time of registration, including a $25 refundable concession stand deposit. Families can receive this money back after volunteering with the league during the season. A copy of a child's birth certificate is necessary for registration. The fees cover all games, insurance and trophies.

Coaches and sponsors are still needed. Visit shdixiesoftball.com if interested.

For information, contact Dianne McClellan at (352) 442-3047 or [email protected]

NATURE COAST WOMEN'S GOLF OUTING: The Nature Coast Women's Golf Organization will host a golf outing on Aug. 29 at Crescent Oaks Golf Club in Tarpon Springs.

There will be a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m., with an entry fee of $42 that includes greens fees and prize money. The deadline for entries is Thursday.

For information, contact Joan Guilfoyle at [email protected] or Deborah Hall at [email protected]

KIWANIS GOLF INVITATIONAL: The Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill in association with the Kiwanis Club of Brooksville will host the eighth annual Children's Charity Golf Invitational on Sept. 14 at Southern Hills Plantation Club in Brooksville.

Registration begins at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The entry fee includes a light lunch prior to golf, a buffet dinner, awards and silent auctions. The Weeki Wachee mermaids will be on hand as special guests.

Interested golfers may visit springhillkiwanis.org. The entry fee is $110 per golfer or $400 per four-person team. The registration deadline is Sept. 6. Hole sponsorships are available for $150, with other sponsorship levels also available.

For information, contact Richard Sanvenero at (352) 263-7829 or [email protected]

WEST HERNANDO LITTLE LEAGUE: West Hernando Little League has scheduled registration for its fall season at 2313 Founder Road, off Deltona Boulevard, in Spring Hill.

League officials will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and on Aug. 30, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and on Aug. 31.

Signups will be for competitive baseball and softball for ages 4 to 18.

Visit westhernandolittle league.com. For information, call league officials at (352) 232-4671.

RED MULE LABOR DAY 5K: The 32nd annual Red Mule Runners Labor Day 5K will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday at McKethan Lake Park, north of Brooksville.

Awards will be given to overall male and female, masters male and female, grandmaster male and female and three-deep winners in each age division, and five deep for ages 14 to 19.

The entry fee is $20 in advance or $25 on race day. Race-day registration begins at 6:30 a.m. T-shirts will be guaranteed to all preregistered runners. Registration is available online at raceit.com.

For information, contact Ken Dent at (352) 382-4870, (352) 476-4736 or [email protected]

FIRST HERNANDO YOUTH SOCCER: First Hernando Youth Soccer Club has scheduled registration for its upcoming season on Saturday at Powell Middle School.

League officials will be on hand from 9 a.m. to noon to accept paperwork for ages 3 to 16. The cost is $100 for the under-4 mini division, $120 for the under-6 micro division, and $150 for all other divisions.

For information, visit first hernandosoccer.com.

NATURE COAST TENNIS DOUBLES TOURNAMENT: The Nature Coast Tennis Foundation is hosting its annual Mattie Smouse Memorial Adult Doubles Tennis Tournament from Sept. 27 to 29.

All entrants will be guaranteed a minimum of two matches for an entry fee of $25 per player ($50 per team). Players do not need to be U.S. Tennis Association members to participate. Entry forms are available by visiting nctf.usta.com or by sending email to [email protected] The registration deadline is Sept. 23.

For information, call tournament director John Downey at (352) 442-9362 or Phil Zee at (352) 263-9546.

HERNANDO SPORTSMAN'S CLUB: The Hernando Sportsman's Club is offering several special National Rifle Association classes over the next two months.

The NRA Basic Instructor Training course will be from 4 to 10 p.m. Wednesday. Students will receive the NRA trainer's guidebook. Cost of the course is $100.

The NRA Shotgun Instructor course will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Instructor candidates must have completed both the NRA Basic Shotgun-Student class and NRA Basic Instructor Training class.

The BIT class must have been completed within the past two years. Cost of the course is $200.

A two-day NRA Basic Muzzle-loading Rifle-Student class is set for Sept. 7 and 8. The class will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. The cost is $100.

A two-day NRA Basic Personal Protection in the Home course will be Sept. 28 and 29. The class will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. The cost is $150.

Preregistration is required for all classes. To preregister or for information, call the Hernando Sportsman's Club at (352) 597-9931 or visit hernandosports mansclub.com.

Contact Derek J. LaRiviere at [email protected] or (352) 584-6337.

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