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• CBFO Basketball League is considering beginning a 15-18 year-old boys division during the 2009-10 season if there are enough boys interested. Boys would have to be age 15 as of Sept. 1 to play in this division. If interested, contact Jeff Castor at or 865-776-6567, or TomAllen or 865-604-4391 for details.

• Satchel (all-stars) Traveling baseball team will be holding registration for its 2010 summer travel baseball team for youth and high school baseball players ages 13-15 and 16-19. Players selected would be given the opportunity to travel the entire summer playing in Lincoln, Neb., Omaha, Neb., Orlando, Fla., Dominican Republic and/or Puerto Rico, etc. All interested baseball players should call 888-833-7688 for more info or visit Web site at

• Smoky Mountain Junior Volleyball Club will hold tryouts for the following age groups at Hardin Valley Academy: age 12-and-under, 6-7:30 p.m., Nov. 2; age 13-14, 7:30-9:30, Nov. 2; age 15-16, 2–3:30 p.m., Nov. 1; age 17-18, 3:30-5 p.m., Nov. 1. Parent meeting for all age groups begins at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 25, at Farragut Presbyterian Church, 209 Jamestowne Blvd. For additional information, go to or e-mail Carmen Foster at

• Diamond 9U youth baseball tryouts begin at 3:30 p.m., Oct. 25, on Farragut Baseball, Inc. Field No. 2 along Northshore Drive. In case of rain, it will move to the Diamond Simcox Academy. 

• Denise Penzkofer, Pellissippi State Community College faculty member, was honored by her alma mater for sports achievement Oct. 16. Penzkofer, an associate professor who has taught at Pellissippi State since 1999, earned her undergraduate in physical education from Maryville College, where she is included on that school's Wall of Fame. While at Maryville, she was the recipient of J.D. Davis Award as an outstanding student-athlete. She is one of only two volleyball referees in Tennessee certified by the Professional Association of Volleyball Officials as a national volleyball official.

• Free lacrosse clinic for boys in grades 3-8 from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday., Nov. 7, at Farragut Middle School lacrosse field (behind FMS).  Players and coaches from Farragut High School will provide demonstrations and instruction.  Lacrosse sticks provided. No additional equipment required. To reserve a spot, contact Caren Hughes at carenhughes@hotmail. For more information, visit www.knoxvilllelacrosse.come

• Harvey Broome Group of the Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club upcoming outings include: Sunday, Oct. 25, day-hike, Rocky Fork/Bald Mountain Ridge Scenic Area near Greeneville. Pre-register with Will Skelton at 865-523-2272 or

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


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