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• Chris Eggert, former Farragut High School football standout receiver, recently signed as a future student/athlete with Cumberland College, Williamsburg, Ky.

• Farragut High School softball tryouts for the 2008 season will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. each day, July 23-25. Girls interested in trying out need to be in proper softball attire when arriving. For more information, contact FHS head coach David Moore at 865-947-5720.

• Farragut High School girls basketball will hold a donation car wash/yard sale fund-raiser “in front of FHS” according to varsity head coach Mike Driver beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, June 16.

• Knoxville Football Club Crush signups in the upcoming days are: Wednesday, June 13, rising U-15/U-16 ages: boys from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at Lakeshore Park, girls 7 to 8:15 p.m., at Lakeshore Park; Thursday, June 14, rising U-17 to U-19: boys from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at Lakeshore Park, girls 7 to 8:15 p.m., at Lakeshore Park. Age breakdown: U-15, birthday between Aug. 1, 1991 and July 31, 1992; U-16 (Aug. 1, 1990, July 31, 1991); U-17, Aug. 1, 1989-July 31, 1990), U-18, Aug. 1, 1988-July 31, 1989) and U-19 (Aug. 1, 1987-July 31, 1988). For more information, visit www.KFCCRUSH.com

• Farragut High School Lady Admirals Summer Volleyball Camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., June 18-22, in Lynn E. Sexton Gymnasium at FHS. It is open to girls who will enter grades 4 through 8 during the 2007-08 school year. Cost is $100. Registration forms can be picked up from Farragut Middle School and Farragut Intermediate School offices and Pak-Mail. Forms can be returned to Pak-Mail or mail registration and check to: FHS Volleyball/11083 Kingston Pike No. 308/Knoxville, TN 37934. Farragut head coach David Moore and assistant coach Brendon Cleer will lead this camp with the help of FHS volleyball players. For more information, call 865-777-1521.

• The June 20 deadline is quickly approaching for the seven open event competitions at this year’s Tennessee Senior Olympics state finals. Tennessee seniors can register to compete in archery, racquetball, cycling (5K/20K), the 5K and 10K runs, tennis or a one-mile power walk at the state finals July 20-26 in Williamson County. Events are open to seniors 50 and older; however, participants who are 49 years old are eligible to compete as long as their 50th birthday occurs before the end of 2007. For an entry form, download from www.tnseniorolympics.com, call 615-902-9261, or e-mail: tnseniorolympics@comcast.net. Additional information can be found at www.tnseniorolympics.com.

• CBFO Football registration for ages 5 to 14 continues from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 9, and from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, June 10, at 11609 Northshore Drive. Cost is $135 for each tackle football player (ages 7-14) and $50 for each flag participant (ages 5-6).

• As part of National Fishing Week, Free Fishing Day for adults and children is from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., June 9, at Concord Cove, 11808 S. Northshore Drive. Fishing licenses will not be required. For more info, contact Ola Cole at 865-215-6607.

• Open tryouts for the 2007 fall and 2008 spring seasons with Knox County youth soccer’s Diadora Impact competitive teams will take place June 7 (under 10-13) and June 14-15 (14-18). Youth interested should contact Jon Schneider, jon1919@comcast.net (865-936-4950); or Rex Mummey, soccerex0717@comcast.net, (865-455-7288). All tryouts except June 15 will be held at the U.S. Cellular field. Times are: June 4, U8-13 boys, 5:30-7 p.m.; June 4, U8-13 girls, 7-8:30 p.m.; June 5, U8-13 boys, 5:30-7 p.m.; June 5, U8-13 girls, 7-8:30 p.m.; June 7, U8-13 boys, 5:30-7 p.m.; June 7, U8-13 girls, 7--8:30 p.m.; June 14, U14-18 boys, 5:30-7 p.m.; June 14, U14-18 girls, 7-8:30 p.m.; June 15 (Impact fields) U14-18 boys, 5:30-7 p.m.; June 15 (Impact fields) U14-18 girls, 7-8:30 p.m.

• Bearden Baseball Camp is from 9 a.m. to noon, June 25-28, for ages 10-to-incoming freshmen. Site is Phil Garner Field at BHS. Cost is $75 per player. Participants must bring copy of insurance card. For more information or to sign up, contact BHS head coach Matt Buckner at 865-368-3141.

• Beginner Instructional golf clinics at Concord Park for ages 8 to 17 include a new skill taught each week along with one of The FirstTee 9-Core Values. Games and practice techniques are used to make the learning process fun and easy to follow. Fee is $5 per week. (Each session limited to 20 students). Sessions run from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturdays June 9, 23, 30; July 7, 14 (No clinics June 16); 6 to 6:45 p.m., Mondays June 4, 11, 18, 25 / July 9, 16 (no clinics July 2). Clinics for juniors ages 5-7 include basic instruction in a clinic format, parental involvement and supervision. Fee is $5 per week. Clinic is from 10:15 to 11 a.m., Saturdays June 9, 23, 30 (no clinic June 16). Limited to 12 students. To sign-up, call 865-966-9103.

• An Open Car & Truck Show in Blount County is set from 10 a.m to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 9, at the Parkway Drive-In Theatre, 2909 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway in Maryville. Registration fee is $20, with registration from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call Moore at 865-661-6658 or Kaye Kennedy at 1-888-884-9540 (toll-free).

 

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