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• AYSO Region 128 Farragut Fall 2007 Soccer registration and training will be held at Farragut Presbyterian Church, Jamestown Boulevard, only (none taken at Soccer USA), Saturday, Aug. 4, and Saturday, Aug. 11. Schedule runs as follows: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4 (early bird fee is $60 per child, $100 for two and $125 for three), and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 (regular fee after Aug. 4 is $85 per child, $125 for two and $150 for three). For more information, visit the AYSO 128 Web site: or call 865-675-AYSO (2976).

• CBFO Youth Football registration is still ongoing for the following age groups: flag football, ages 5 and 6, “a few” 7-year-old player openings, a coach for a new 7-year-old team and a “few” 11-year-old player openings, league commissioner Eddie Neely said. “Most of the other leagues are full, but people can call and check on availability.” For more information, call 865-455-2536.

• Oak Ridge X-treme Baseball teams will be holding tryouts for the Fall 2007 and Spring/Summer 2008 12U and 11U teams Aug. 6 at the OR city fields. ORXB try-outs are open to all boys with birthdates after April 30, 1995 and before May 1, 1997. The team rosters will have player limits but presently there are several positions to fill. Pitching, catching and other prior experience is a plus but not required. Mike Martin, former ORHS and Union College player, will be conducting the tryouts along with several current ORHS players. For more information, or to sign up, call 865-599-8503.

• Sign-ups for the fall baseball season for Farragut Baseball, Inc. have begun and will continue through Sat. Aug. 4. To obtain a form, you can go to Pak Mail, 11803 Kingston Pike (in Farragut Towne Square) or you can download the forms by going to (and look under the “handouts” section). Games will begin in late August. The 10-game season will conclude in October.

• Farragut West Knox Chamber Night at Smokies Park for Tennessee Smokies baseball begins at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 2. Each Chamber member company receives two free tickets to the Tennessee Smokies versus Montgomery Biscuits game while treated to a pre-game picnic consisting of hot dogs, hamburgers, cole slaw, beans, cookies, soft drinks, etc., and will be located along our first-base tent area prior to the game. Gametime is 7:15 p.m. Additional tickets (up to 8 per company) can be purchased for $8 per ticket. Quantities above can be purchased at $9 each if purchased in advance, or the regular price of $10 the night of the game. For more information, call 865-675-7057.

• The 11-U Tennessee Homers are having their tryouts for the 2008 season. Those interested cannot turn age 12 before May 1, 2008. Children who qualify and are interested can have their parent/guardian call 865-922-5662 for more information.

• Mandatory Farragut Middle School girls soccer tryouts are from 5:45 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, and from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday Aug. 11. Location to be determined. Be on the field ready to play at designated time. Plan to arrive a few minutes early to get checked in. Complete forms and receive tryout number before entering the field. All girls must attend tryouts. Important middle school soccer dates: regular season starts (and/or practice games) Monday, Sept. 10; league games start Monday, Sept. 17. Knox County Middle School Soccer Tournament is Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27-28. (Note this is the second weekend of Knox County Schools Fall Break. You will need to plan to be in town). For more info: (or)

• As one host site for the 2007 Knoxville Orthopedic Kick-off Classic, Farragut High School’s Bill Clabo Field will host five quarters (10 teams) beginning at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 17. Match-ups are as follows: first quarter, Powell versus CAK (7 p.m.); second quarter, Webb versus Karns; third quarter, Fulton versus West, (halftime activities); fourth quarter, Bearden versus Catholic; fifth quarter, Farragut versus South-Doyle. Central High School will host eight other Knox County teams (four quarters) beginning at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 16.

• Impact USA, one of Knoxville’s premiere soccer clubs, has announced a free Mini Soccer Camp program for boys and girls ages 6 to 10. The camp will run from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday and Tuesday evenings at the Impact Soccer Complex, 2809 Ball Camp Byington Road across from Smoky Mountain Tennis Academy. There are no fees or obligations to attend. For more information, contact: Rex Mummy at 865-455-7388 or e-mail: or John Schneider at 865-936-4950 or e-mail:

• Join Farragut Family YMCA Saturday, Sept. 29, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park off Watt Road for the Third Annual YMCA “Can You Dig It?” Volleyball Tournament. It is 6-on-6 coed play that requires two females on the court at all times. All participants must be 16 years old to participate. Space is limited to the first 16 teams that register. Teams may participate either in the recreation or competitive division. Teams that register prior to Sept. 17 contribute $150; otherwise it will be $200 per team if space remains. You may register at the Farragut Family YMCA at 10709 Kingston Pike. For more information, call 865-777-9622.


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