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Sports Bulletin Board: Feb. 17, 2012

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By Josh Cook

4H Shooting Sports meeting

Shelby County 4H Shooting Sports is having an organizational meeting, and new member sign-ups, at 6:30 p.m. March 6 at the Shelby County Extension Office. Boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 19 may participate in archery (recurve and compound), BB, pellet, .22s and trap. Club members learn about safety  and have the option to test their skills in competitions. Most equipment is provided. The season runs through the end of September.  Registration for 2012 is $3. For more info, contact the extension office at 633-4593 or e-mail Shelby4HShootingSports@gmail.com.

Max Power softball tryouts

Max Power will be holding tryouts for 8U and 10U girls’ fast-pitch softball travel teams at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Max Power Facility. For questions call Tammy Rannells at 639-2869 or Jim Axline at 379-9518.

Mount Moriah 5K walk/run

Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Mount Eden is sponsoring a 5 K walk/run from 8-10 a.m. March 24. Cost is $25 and all participants will receive a T-shirt. To obtain an application please email kallieconway@yahoo.com, or call 502-738-9620. All proceeds will benefit our mission trips to Haiti and Big Creek and the Annie Armstrong Mission offering.

Weissinger Hills extends season-pass offer

Weissinger Hills Golf Course has extended its discounted season passes. The season pass offers include individual weekday with, and without, a cart, and individual 7-day passes with, or without, a cart. There are also family passes and junior passes available. Golfers choosing to pay the entire cost of the selected season pass by the end of February will receive a 5% discount when paying by cash or check. For an individual 7-day pass with cart that could mean a discount of over $60. Golfers can also choose to pay half now for the passes, and the other half by May 1, but the discounts would not be applicable. Discounted range passes are also available. Although not a membership, a season pass does allow the holder to make tee times two weeks in advance. Applications are also now being taken for Weissinger Hills Golf Association memberships. This membership provides USGA Handicapping, monthly tournaments, Wednesday night league play, special activities throughout the season and an annual awards banquet. More info visit www.weissingerhills.com, call 633-7332 or e-mail slonepga@gmail.com.

Weissinger Hills offers junior head start program

Weissinger Hills Golf Course is offering an eight-week Junior Acceleration Program running March 6 through May 2. PGA Professional Bryan Slone will be conducting group instruction and lessons on ‘How to Practice with a Purpose,’ and still have fun. Classes for girls will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. on Tuesdays; boys’ classes will be from 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays. An orientation and registration evening for all interested participants will be from 6-7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the golf course, with pizza provided. Participants can also sign up by calling the course at 633-7332, or via email at slonepga@gmail.com. Class size will be limited to a maximum of ten per group, and cost for the 8-week Program is $100 per student.

Youth soccer sign-ups

Shelby County Parks and Rec. is offering sign-ups for spring soccer leagues. League games will be played mostly on Saturday mornings or Sunday afternoons. Leagues are as follows: Pee-Wee (4-6-year-olds), cost is $50; Under 8 (6-8-year-olds), cost is $75; Under 10 (8-10-year-olds), cost is $75; Under 12 (10-12-year-olds), cost is $75; Rec plus teams, cost is $100; Select teams, cost is $125. Sign-ups will end March 4. There will be a $10 late fee after that date. For more info visit www.shelbycountyparks.com or call 633-5059. 

Youth baseball sign-ups

Shelby County Parks and Rec. is offering sign-ups for spring baseball leagues. League games will vary between weekdays. Child’s age as of May 1, 2012 will determine their league. T-Ball (4-6-year-olds) cost is $50. Instructional (7-8-year-olds) cost is $75. Minor (9-10-year-olds) cost is $75. Major (11-12-year-olds) cost is $75. Babe Ruth (13-15-year-olds) cost is $75. Sign-ups will end March 4. There will be a $10 late fee after that date. For more info visit www.shelbycountyparks.com or call 633-5059.


Youth softball sign-ups

Shelby County Parks and Rec. is offering sign-ups for spring girls’ fast-pitch softball leagues. Child’s age as of Dec. 31, 2012 will determine their proper league. The 6-8-year-old league cost is $75. The 9-10-year-old cost is $75. The 11-12-year-old cost is $75. Sign-ups  end March 4. For more info visit www.shelbycountyparks.com or call 633-5059. 

Spring instructional b-ball league

First Baptist Church is having a spring instructional basketball league for boys and girls beginning March 24. The camp will be led by former Cornerstone Christian Coach Chris Armstrong and former Anderson County coach Wayne KIng and Campbellsville women’s basketball coaches. There will also be a guest speaker each week. The league will focus on individual instruction, offensive moves, ball handling and ball control, shooting, passing defensive techniques and agility. The ages and times are 9 a.m.-noon for 1st-5th graders; 1-4 p.m. for th-9th graders. Cost is $55 if paid and registered by March 10, or $65 after March 10. For more information call John Raizor 502-321-1599 or email jraizor@bellsouth.net. The league will run four weeks until April 21. There will be no games on April 7th.

Simpsonville youth soccer sign-ups

Simpsonville Parks & Rec is offering youth soccer sign-ups for ages 4-15. Cost is $50 for the Pee Wee league and $55 for all other leagues. Registration deadline is 4 p.m. March 30. Play will be April 16-May 26. Register at www.cityofsimpsonvilleky.com or call 722-8793. 

Simpsonville adult softball sign-ups

Simpsonville Parks & Rec is offering men’s, women’s & co-rec softball leagues for ages 18 & up. Cost is $400 per team. Registration deadline is 4 p.m. April 6. Play will be April 16-June 26. Register at www.cityofsimpsonvilleky.com or call 722-8793.  

Simpsonville youth baseball sign-ups

Simpsonville Parks & Rec is offering youth baseball sign-ups for ages 4-15. Cost is $55 for Tee ball and $65 for all other leagues. Registration deadline is April 6. Play will be April 23-June 29. Register at www.cityofsimpsonvilleky.com or call 722-8793.

Simpsonville youth softball sign-ups

Simpsonville Parks & Rec is offering youth softball sign-ups for ages 4-15. Cost is $55 for Tee ball and $65 for all other leagues. Registration deadline is 4 p.m. April 6. Play will be April 23-June 29. Register at www.cityofsimpsonvilleky.com or call 722-8793.