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• Crosseyed Cricket near Lenoir City will host a fishing rodeo Saturday, June 20, to benefit Loudon County Habitat for Humanity. Guests of all ages are welcome to fish anytime between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Cane poles and bait to be provided, or guests may bring their own tackle and bait. No license is needed. Guests pay $4 per pound for all fish they catch. Volunteers will be available to help remove fish from hooks and to assist with lines and bait. Crosseyed Cricket staff will dress and pack fish in ice to take home. Souvenir T-shirts, snacks, and drinks available. Crosseyed Cricket is located off Old Highway 95, just north of I-40 at Exit 364. From Lenoir City, take Highway 321 toward Oak Ridge, crossing I-40. Watch for signs with the Crosseyed Cricket name and logo. For more info, call 865-986-5435.

• Missy Kane, Covenant Health fitness expert, and Legacy Parks Foundation are hosting a series of summer hikes on local greenways. Staff from Covenant Health's new BodyWorks community exercise program will be on hand with advice and information for having a healthy and fit summer. Cost is $10/hike or $45 for series, with proceeds benefiting Legacy Parks Foundation to preserve green spaces in Knox County. For more info, call 865-541-4500.

• CBFO Volleyball is now accepting registrations for fall season for boys and girls, rising third- thru 12th-graders. Registrations and schedules may be picked up at UPS store, 11130 Kingston Pike, Suite No. 1 or e-mail cbfovolleyball@charter.net to receive a form by e-mail. Deadline is Aug. 21 and spots filled first-come, first-served.

• Knoxville Warriors Lacrosse boys middle school team is sponsoring a summer league starting in June. This is a game-only league that will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays thru Aug. 4, at the lacrosse field behind Farragut Middle School. Players must have full gear, one season of playing experience and a current U.S. Lacrosse Membership. Visit www.knoxvillelacrosse.com for more information or e-mail tswil@aol.com.

• Area girls in grades four through 12 can participate in any or all of several lacrosse clinics this fall. No prior lacrosse experience is required. All athletes welcome. More information can be found at team’s Web site: www.knoxlacrosse.com or call coach Kurt Sichelstiel at 865-539-0432.

• Knoxville Track Club is hosting its annual summer track and field program for local East Tennessee youth through June 27. Open to all girls and boys between ages 5 and 18. Practices held Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at more than 20 schools in Knox area. Program also offers consecutive Saturday track meets June 20, and 27, at UT’s Tom Black Track. Register online, by mail, or on site at any practice location. For more information, call 865-406-4128, or www.ktcyouthathletics.org.

• U.S. Kids Golf Foundation upcoming tourneys: Thursday, June 30, Knoxville Golf Course, 3925 Schaad Road. Tee times begin at 11 a.m. Friday, July 8, Patriot Hills Golf Club, 735 Constitution Drive, Jefferson City. Tee times begin 9 a.m. For more info: Nicole Noe, 865-406-1661; nicolenoe@bellsouth.net or www.uskidsgolf.com

• Angela Floyd School for the Dancer offers a free exercise program for ages 55 and up Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. For more info: 865-675-9894.

• CBFO football sign-ups are underway for ages 7 to 14. For more info, call Brad Burkett at 865-936-1111.

• Town of Farragut accepting summer and fall sand volleyball league registrations at Mayor Bob Leonard Park, 301 Watt Road. Registration forms at Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, or www.townof-farragut.org or call 865-966-7057.

 

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