Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Sports

Weeki Wachee High's Hornet Golf Outing is Feb. 25

The Weeki Wachee High School athletic department will have its second annual Hornet Golf Outing at Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks on Feb. 25.

The shotgun start will be at 8:30 a.m. Food and prizes will be provided during and after play. Current and former professional athletes will be among the participants. There will be time for autographs and pictures.

The cost for the event is $100 per person or $300 per foursome. Businesses may sponsors holes or prizes.

For information, call Weeki Wachee athletic director Mark Lee at (352) 797-7029, ext. 230, or send email to [email protected]

WOMEN'S SOCCER LEAGUE: The Hernando County Women's Soccer League will conduct registration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through Jan. 13 at Rookies Sports Bar & Grill, 3095 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill.

Credit card, check and cash payments all will be accepted. Personal checks will be held if needed, upon request.

Also, the league is hosting a womens 30-and-over Mother's Day tournament May 10-13. The format is 11-versus-11.

Twenty-two-player rosters play at Ernie Wever Park in Brooksville.

For information, call Alyson Kraft at (352) at 442-4540.

HIGH POINT LADIES GOLF: Members of the High Point Ladies Golf League competed on Dec. 26.

The nine-hole play was an exhibition, so scores were not recorded officially.

The players of 18 holes competed in a handicap game, where golfers dropped their two worst holes.

BiBi Arbona (60) took first place in Flight A, with Donna O'Keefe (61) a close second. Fran Lynch (54) took the crown in Flight B, with Linda Roper (56) as the runnerup.

SPRING HILL DIXIE SOFTBALL: Spring Hill Dixie Softball has scheduled registration at Anderson Snow Park for its spring season.

Volunteers will be present from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 14 and 21 and from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at the park office.

A copy of the child's birth certificate is necessary for registration. The fees cover all games, insurance and trophies. Any signups after Jan. 21 are subject to a $20 late fee.

For information, send email to Paul McGee at [email protected]

SPRING HILL DIXIE BASEBALL: Spring Hill Dixie Baseball has scheduled registration at Anderson Snow Park for its spring season.

Volunteers will be present from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 14 and from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 12, 16 and 18 at the park office.

The county has instituted a $3 player fee for park maintenance this year, and the league has gained control of Little Red Schoolhouse field in Spring Hill. With Spring Hill Dixie handling all maintenance and costs for the field, there will be an increase in fees.

The cost is $105 for the first child and $100 for each additional child. On Jan. 12, a discounted rate of $95 per child will be available. A copy of the child's birth certificate is necessary for registration. The fees cover all games, insurance and trophies. Any signups after Jan. 18 are subject to a $20 late fee.

Each family is also being asked to work three hours in the concession stand during the season. In lieu of working, a family may make a $30 donation to the league.

For information, call Joe Abbadessa at (352) 263-4488 or send email to [email protected]

UMPIRE CLINICS: The Hernando-Sumter Umpires Association has scheduled a set of baseball/softball umpiring clinics.

The clinics are designed to train anyone who wants to become an umpire, and the sessions also can help seasoned umpires improve. Clinics will take place Sunday and Jan. 22 at the Anderson Snow Sports Complex in Spring Hill and Jan. 29 at Ridge Manor Park in Ridge Manor.

The sessions are open to men and women age 16 and older. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the clinics starting at noon. 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 email to [email protected]

HERNANDO HURRICANES BASEBALL: The Hernando Hurricanes will have an open tryout Jan. 15 for its 13-and-younger travel baseball team. The tryout will be from noon to 2 p.m. at Anderson Snow Park in Spring Hill.

The Hurricanes, a select travel baseball organization, has its own training facility. The team competes in the West Coast Florida League in the spring and in tournaments around the state sanctioned by United States Speciality Sports Association and Nations Baseball.

For information, call Jeff Lewis at (352) 442-2370 or send email to [email protected]

FIRST TEE GOLF: The Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department is holding its First Tee golf program starting Jan. 17 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 are also needed. Donations are welcome, including youth golf clubs, bags and balls. For information, call Miles Groff at (352) 540-3835 or send e-mail to [email protected]

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

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