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• Farragut High School junior second baseman Nikki Delmonico and FHS junior pitcher Philip Pfeifer, both Class AAA All-state honorees helping lead the Admirals to back-to-back state tiles, are the only high school teammates in the nation named to the 20-man 18-and-under United States National Baseball Team for a Pan American tournament. The team will compete in Barquismeto, Venezuela, Sept. 24-Oct. 4.

• Farragut High School Baseball team will host its annual golf tournament Friday, Sept. 25, Willow Creek Golf Course. Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Win a 2009 Regal 1900 Boat for a hole-in-one. Call 712-8332 or 805-3686 for more information.

• Fourth Annual ESK 5-K Run/Walk will begin at 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Cove subdivision in Turkey Creek. Divisions for both male and female runners are: 11 and under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over. Cost of running is $20 for early sign-ups and $30 for registration the day of the race. Online and postmark deadline for early registration is Oct 1. Proceeds go to The Episcopal School Parents' Association. For more info, e-mail eskrun@gmail.com or visit www.esknoxville.org/es5k

• Bearden High School Baseball team is having a Fund-Raising Golf Tournament Saturday, Oct. 24, at Willow Creek Golf Club. Registration will be at 8 a.m. Cost is $125 per player or $450 for a team of four. Breakfast will be provided. Hole-in-One event included. To play or to sponsor a hole, call head coach Jack Tate at 865-924-8001 or Mark Keen 865-803-3919.

• Town of Farragut Parks and Leisure Services Department Fall Kickball Tournament begins at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park off Watt Road. Open to participants 21 and older; consists of coed teams with eight to 12 players each. Each team guaranteed four games. Tournament limited to first eight teams registered. Registration ends Friday, Oct. 2, or until the first eight teams are registered. For more information, visit www.townoffarragut.org. Entry forms and payment may be returned in person or by mail to the Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, Farragut, TN 37934 or by fax to 865-675-2096.

• Harvey Broome Group of the Tennessee Chapter of Sierra Club upcoming outings include: Saturday, Sept. 26, Public Lands Day, volunteer work. Location to be decided. Pre-register with Smithyman.

• Cadillac Invitational Golf Tournament benefiting the National Kidney Foundation of East Tennessee will be held at Holston Hills Country Club Monday, Sept. 28. This 18-hole best ball tournament consist of four amateur players whose combined USGA Handicap index is 43.0 or more. For more information, contact Tim Self at 865-688-5481 or tim.self@kidney.org.

• In memory of Jerry Hatmaker, Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. & Allied Toyotalift will host the Annual Goodwill Golf Classic from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19, at Holston Hills County Club. Tournament format is four-person scramble. Registration deadline is Monday, Oct. 12. On the day of the tournament, players need to arrive at 10 a.m. to check-in. To register or for more information, visit www.gwiktn.org and check the home page or call 865-588-8567.

• Third Annual St. Mary's Golf Tournament begins at noon, Oct. 8-10, at Centennial Golf Club with a 4-person scramble format. Individuals will be placed on a team. Registration will begin at 11:30, Lunch at noon, and shotgun start at 1 p.m. Women can compete in “Putt Putt - Bling Bling” Tournament at 1 p.m. For more information, call Tony Wright at 865-384-3753 or Nancy Howard at 965-966-7042.

• Fourth Annual Bruce Pearl Golf Classic begins with a 10:30 a.m. registration and silent auction Monday, Oct. 12, at Gettysvue Polo, Golf & Country Club. A 1 p.m. shotgun start follows an 11:30 a.m. lunch. A putting contest begins at 11 a.m. Pictures with Pearl, head coach of Tennessee Volunteers men's basketball team, begin at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit March of Dimes Golf for Babies. For more information, call Stephanie Moyers at 865-694-6003.

• A Farragut girls fastpitch softball team that would represent the Farragut Middle School area, grades 6-8, is holding tryouts for fall and spring seasons, 2009-2010. For more info: 865-919-8504 or 865-223-2310.

• 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 information, call 865-675-9894.

 

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