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The Hernando Oaks Woman's Golf Association is hosting its fourth annual Rally for the Cure Golf Tournament at 8 a.m. Oct. 21.

The tournament will be at Hernando Oaks Golf and Country Club on Delacroix Drive, south of Brooksville.

The registration fee is $65, which includes cart, buffet, contests and prizes. All proceeds benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Call (352) 796-4043 or (352) 345-4251.

YOUTH TENNIS: Registration for the United States Tennis Association's Junior Team Tennis continues over the next couple of weeks at Nature Coast Technical High School. Tuesday and Oct. 6, officials will sign up interested players. Match play is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for players ages 9 to 18.

Call league coordinator Louise Downey at (352) 666-0658 or send e-mail to

YOUTH BASKETBALL: Hernando Youth League is preparing for the basketball season.

Games will be played at Faith Presbyterian Church and the Jerome Brown Community Center, both in Brooksville.

Registration dates are each Saturday in September from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tom Varn Park in Brooksville.

Player evaluations or tryouts will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at Tom Varn Park. All potential coaches must be present.

Registration fees are $50 per player, and the league needs sponsors at $100 per team.

Call basketball director Mike Bennett at (352) 585-6596 or send e-mail to

YOUTH SOCCER:Sign up Saturday for the Brooksville United Soccer Association's upcoming youth soccer season. Register from 9 a.m. to noon at First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St., Brooksville.

Call Joseph Kierzek at (352) 799-5292.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Sign up for I9 Youth Sports flag football, soccer and cheerleading fall season. Children ages 4 to 15 are eligible to play, and all skill levels are welcome. There will be no tryouts.

Visit or call Marisa Santella at (352) 544-2995.

BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Nature Coast Technical High School will host its first Fall Ball Classic baseball tournament Oct. 8 to 11.

All teams will be guaranteed three games. The cost is $200 per team, and each entry must bring three baseballs per game.

Call Pete Ruiz at (352) 346-7973 or Izzy Fontanez at (352) 428-0035.

GOLF LEAGUE: Oak Hills Golf and Country Club is recruiting players for its Monday Men's League. Call director Mike Sussman at (352) 683-6830.

GOLF FUNDRAISER: Central High School's DECA organization is holding a golf fundraiser to help support Michelle Venezia's campaign to run for DECA national president.

Weeki Wachee mermaids will be on hand, along with other surprise guests. For $100 per golfer, participants can take part in the event at 1 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Southern Hills Plantation Club in Brooksville.

The fee includes golf, lunch and refreshments. Golfers can get their car washed while they play the course. There will also be an auction and 50/50 raffle.

To sign up, call campaign manager Nick Catroppo at (352) 585-6527 or send e-mail to

LITTLE BUDDIES: The Brooksville Recreation Department will host Little Buddies Athletics programs this fall.

Little Buddies Tennis, a program provided in conjunction with the United States Tennis Association's Smart Start, will be Mondays through Nov. 2 for ages 4 to 7.

All classes will be at the Jerome Brown Community Center, off Darby Lane in Brooksville. The $60 fee includes a T-shirt.

Call Tina Nichols at (352) 540-3835.

SPRINGSTEAD HOCKEY: The Springstead Ice Hockey Club begins its season Oct. 9. The team needs players from any high school in Citrus or Hernando counties to join the Eagles/Mustangs.

Call Springstead coach Rick Glass at (352) 346-8396.

To notify us of community sports achievements or upcoming events, Derek J. LaRiviere can be reached at or (352) 584-6337.