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• Harvey Broome Group, Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club, announces upcoming outings: May 15, Wildflower dayhike to White Oak Sinks in Great Smoky Mountains National Park; register with Linda Smithyman: or 865-335-3559. May 22, Wildlife Canoe/Kayak Float in Rankin Wildlife Management Area of Douglas Lake, guided by Michael Sledjeski; register with Ron Shrieves at ronaldshrieves@comcast.netor or 865-922-3518. May 29-31, backpack in the Sipsey Wilderness of Alabama; register with Will Skelton at or 865-523-2272. May 30, dayhike the Alum Cave Bluff trail to Mt. LeConte; register with Smithyman.

• Hardin Valley Academy’s 1st HVA Athletic Gala has lined up Phillip Fulmer, former Tennessee Volunteers football head coach, as guest speaker beginning with a silent auction at 6 p.m., Friday, April 30, a Rothchild Catering & Conference Center, 8807 Kingston Pike. Purchase tickets online at or at HVA front office.

• Bearden High School Foundation’s 8th Annual Bulldog Classic at Willow Creek Golf Course begins with a four-person scramble, after a noon lunch, at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 6. Honorary host is Bert Bertelkamp, former UT Vols basketball guard and current Vol Network game analyst. For more info: Robin Gold, or 865-470-9892

• Don Steffen Charity Golf Tournament to fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” begins with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start (scramble format) at Landmark at Avalon Golf Course, Saturday, May 1. Registration set for 11:30 a.m. For more information, call 865-986-4653. 

• “Throwback Night” for Farragut baseball is Thursday, April 29, at FHS’s John Heatherly Field versus Oak Ridge at 7:30 p.m. Bearden versus Karns begins things at 5 p.m. Teams wear old-style uniforms. Free admission. Food sold at greatly reduced prices. Proceeds benefit National Parkinson Foundation.

• The 11th annual Kenny Withers Sertoma Center Golf Challenge is Friday, May 14, at Landmark Golf Club at Avalon. Shotgun start is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. For more information, call 865-524-5555 extension 239.


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