Friday, February 23, 2018
Sports

Teen rolls a 300 at Spring Hill Lanes

Kyle Garvey, 16, rolled a 300 game over the weekend at Spring Hill Lanes for his first U.S. Bowling Congress honor achievement.

Garvey's series scores of 170, 221 and 300 gave him a 691 series in the Spring Hill Elite League on Saturday morning. The high school junior is having his best season after averaging 190 last season in the same league.

Garvey was a member of the Nature Coast Technical High School bowling team as a freshman and sophomore. During his sophomore season, when the Sharks came up just short of the state title, he was one of four bowlers on the team to average at least 200, finishing with a 204.

REALTORS GOLF TOURNAMENT: The WCR Realtor Golf Tournament will take place on April 14 at Brookridge Country Club.

The event starts with sign-in at 8 a.m.; tee-off is at 9. The registration fee is $40 and includes golf, lunch and chances to win prizes on special holes. Hole sponsorships are available.

For information, send email to Barbara Hahn at [email protected] or call (352) 596-1492.

QUICK START TENNIS: Ace Performance Tennis is holding Quick Start drills from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Delta Woods Park in Spring Hill.

The cost is $10 per player per week. Games are designed for beginners using the U.S. Tennis Association-approved strategies for 60-foot-court players.

Ace Performance Tennis is also offering Ladies Night Out from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Delta Woods Park. The cost is $10. Women of beginning and intermediate skill levels will learn to play in a fun social setting.

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

FIRST TEE SUMMER PROGRAM: The Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department will begin a First Tee golf program starting the week of June 11 at the Quarry Golf Course in Brooksville.

First Tee focuses on golf and life skills instruction. The juniors program strives to instill in participants the organization's nine core values: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment.

The cost is $60 per child per week, with ages 9 to 17 eligible. Classes will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day, Monday through Friday. Students are encouraged to bring a bottle of water with them.

Donations are welcome, including youth golf clubs, bags and balls. For information, contact Miles Groff at (352) 540-3835 or [email protected]

SOUTHERN HILLS 5K: The Red Mule Runners Club will have its fifth annual Run Through the Hills Southern Hills 5K on April 21 at Southern Hills Country Club in Brooksville.

The 5K run will begin at 8 a.m., while a 1-mile run will start at 8:45. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. Entry fees are $20 for the 5K and $10 for the 1-mile run. A $5 fee will be added for those who sign up the day of the race. T-shirts are guaranteed for everyone who preregisters.

Register online at raceit.com or visit redmulerunners.com for race information. All proceeds will benefit the Red Mule Runners Scholarship Fund and the Monique Burr Foundation for Children.

For information, call Chuck Boldt at (352) 688-6484.

WOMEN'S 500 CLUB BOWLING TOURNAMENT: The Hernando County Women's 500 Club will host an 8-pin no-tap handicap tournament April 15 at Spring Hill Lanes.

To compete, participants must be members of the Hernando County Women's 500 Club and the Hernando County U.S. Bowling Congress Women's Bowling Alliance. Entry forms are available at Mariner Lanes and Spring Hill Lanes.

The handicap at the event will be 100 percent of a 200 average. Check-in will be at 1 p.m. with a potluck lunch; bowling starts at 2 p.m. The entry fee is $17 per person with a deadline of April 9. Entries may be dropped off at either bowling center.

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

FIRST TEE GOLF: The Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department will begin a First Tee golf program starting April 10 and running for six weeks at the Quarry Golf Course, Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks and Silverthorn Country Club.

First Tee focuses on golf and life skills instruction. The juniors program strives to instill in participants the organization's nine core values: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment.

The cost is $60 per child, with ages 5 to 17 eligible. Preregistration is required. The program is accepting up to 10 participants per class.

Volunteers also are needed. Donations are welcome, including youth golf clubs, bags and balls. For information, contact Miles Groff at (352) 540-3835 or [email protected]

HYL FOOTBALL: Registration for the Hernando Youth League football season will be May 5, 12 and 19 and June 9 at Ernie Wever Youth Park in Brooksville.

Officials will be on hand from 9 a.m. until noon each day registering players. The cost is $128 per player, which includes a $3 county park usage fee. Payment may be made with cash, money order, debit card or credit card. All players must be present at registration so they can be fitted for equipment.

Space is limited, so participants are urged to sign up early. For forms and information, visit leaguelineup.com/hylfootball online.

For other information, call (352) 346-0000.

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

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