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Renovations close Quarry Golf Course

The city of Brooksville's Quarry Golf Course will be closed until Nov. 1 for renovations.

The course, along with the batting cages on the property, will be shut down for the summer months for improvements. Along with the improved course, the city, in association with the Hernando County Enrichment Center, will open a new emergency shelter/enrichment center/golf pro shop that will commemorate the historical significance of the mining industry in the area.

Call Mike Walker at (352) 540-3830 or visit cityofbrooksville.us.

HEATHER KICKOFF WEEKEND: The Toscana Crossing Golf Course at the Heather, 7406 St. Andrews Blvd., Weeki Wachee, will host a Kickoff the Holiday Weekend Breakfast Buffet and Golf Outing on July 3.

Prior to the golf outing, beginning at 8:30 a.m., a breakfast buffet will be available for participants. The golf will begin with a 10:30 a.m. shotgun start. The entry fee for golf will be $3 to cover prizes, plus the cost of greens fees and cart rental. Tickets are needed for the breakfast buffet; they are $7 and are available at the clubhouse.

For information, contact Barbara Phillips at (352) 596-5344 or send e-mail to toscanacrossing@tampabay.rr.com.

ADULT BASEBALL: The Pasco-Hernando Area Senior Baseball League is looking for players for its 2010 season.

Players ages 18 to 65 are eligible. All games will be at Pasco-Hernando Community College in New Port Richey and other facilities in the area. The league plans to field six to eight teams, with a 15-game schedule on Sundays beginning Aug. 1.

Plans for the Labor Day Classic, Sept. 4-6, call for a double-elimination tournament. Games will be played at PHCC, as well as at Frank Tack Park and Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater. Registration is limited to eight teams. Discounts up to $100 are available for early registration.

Call (352) 683-1692 or send e-mail to conradbaseball@bellsouth.net.

Y.E.S. BOWLING EXTRAVAGANZA: The Hernando County Sheriff's Office Youth Education Services' 10th annual Bowling Extravaganza is scheduled July 17 at Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way.

The $150 team entry fee covers four bowlers, a lane sponsorship, three games of bowling and shoe rentals. Register by July 2 to have team shirts printed. Businesses can sponsor a lane individually for $100. To enter without lane sponsorship, the fee is $75 for four bowlers. Individual bowlers can enter for $20.

Proceeds for this event benefit the Hernando County Sheriff's Office Youth Education Services, a nonprofit organization that develops programs for young people in the community.

Call Sue Raffensperger at (352) 754-6830, ext. 53660. A printable registration form is also available at hernandosheriff.org.

HERNANDO COUNTY SUMMER CAMPS: The Hernando County Recreation Department is holding nine summer camps through August.

Athletic camps include basketball at West Hernando Middle School (June 21) or at Challenger K-8 School (July 5), bowling at Mariner Lanes (June 21-Aug. 14), football at Delta Woods Park (July 12), soccer at Ernie Wever Youth Park (June 21), fast-pitch softball at Anderson Snow Park (June 21, July 12 or Aug. 2), baseball pitching clinic at Anderson Snow Park (June 21, July 12 or Aug. 2), tennis at Delta Woods Park (June 21) or at Hernando Park (July 26), and volleyball at Challenger K-8 School (June 28 or July 19).

All camps are open to children ages 8 to 14. Enrollment fees vary from $20 to $135, depending on the camp.

Call the Recreation Department at (352) 754-4031 or visit www.hernandocounty.us .

BROOKSVILLE SUMMER CAMPS: The Brooksville Recreation Department will have eight weeklong summer camps at the Jerome Brown Community Center in Brooksville through August.

For $60 per camper, including lunch daily, kids have a choice of athletic camps: tennis (June 21-25), golf (June 21-July 2), sandlot sports (July 6-9), basketball (July 12-16), soccer (July 19-23), flag football (July 26-30) and volleyball (Aug. 2-6).

All camps are open to children ages 7 and older, except for the tennis camp, which has two sessions. The 9 and older clinic is at the Jerome Brown Center; the younger than 9 clinic is at Bud McKethan Park.

After-camp care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional cost of $25. A late fee of $10 will be charged if registration is not paid one week before the start of camp.

Call Tina Nichols at (352) 544-3835 or visit cityofbrooksville.us.

YMCA SWIM TEAM: The Hernando County YMCA swim team is part of the PYP Piranhas Swim Club, a USA Swimming Club. It is a year-round competitive program designed to improve swimmers' skills.

There are two teams. The youth team, ages 7 to 13, will practice from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The high school swim team, ages 14 to 17, will practice from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

The monthly fee for either team is $60 for facility members and $80 for program members. The fee includes 1½ hours of practice time and one meet a month.

All participants must be able to swim 100 yards of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke.

Contact Lisa Cunningham at the Y at (352) 688-9622 about tryouts. On the Web, visit www.suncoastymca.org.

WEST HERNANDO COUGARS: The West Hernando Cougars will have sign-ups for youth football and cheerleading from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd.

Youth ages 5 to 16 can participate. The season includes 10 football games, with playoffs and a super bowl. All cheerleaders compete in several competitions.

The cost for cheerleading is $225. Provided all volunteer hours are met, participants get to keep their uniforms, shoes, practice uniforms and competition turtlenecks. The cost for football is also $225 and participants keep their helmets, game jerseys and game pants.

Call Bob McFarland at (352) 585-6524 or (352) 592-2190.

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

Renovations close Quarry Golf Course 06/16/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 7:23pm]

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