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• Farragut Lady Admiral Volleyball Camp for rising fourth- through eighth-graders runs 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., June 14-17, in FHS's Lynn E. Sexton Gymnasium. Cost is $100. Deadline June 7. Sign up at Knox Sports Center. For more information, call Annette Hartman at 865-806-8934 or e-mail hartman2114@

• Knoxville Figure Skating Club showed up in Nashville, 31 strong, for the 2010 Skate Nashville competition the weekend of April 23-26 and took home the gold. Emma Black (Intermediate, coach Constantine Baradakov) and Melin Craze (Novice, coach Sue Jackson-Wagner) led the charge with first place in two events each. Both girls are rising veteran members of KFSC with more than five years of skating experience. Emma won her short program by an eight-point margin with her technical score of 29.43 and won by almost four points in her free skate. First place skaters, ranging in age from 5 to 16, also included Lara Cherry, Gabrielle Fizman, Micah Foster, Katie Haremski, Perri-Hann Mafouz, Emma Phillips, Samantha Rey, Charlotte Rogers and Alia Smith.

• The 33rd Annual Tennessee Sports Medicine EXPO 10K/5K will take place at 8 a.m., Saturday, May 29, at the Civic Auditorium and Coliseum. Both the 10K and 5K will start is 8 a.m. for all runners and walkers. Pre-registration is open until May 15. Cost is $20 for runners. Late registration fee is $25. Late Registration and mandatory packet pick-up will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Runners Market at Western Plaza, 4443 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37919. For more information, contact Kristy Altman at 865-805.2008 or by e-mail at kaltmanruns@gmail.com.

• Town of Farragut Parks and Leisure Services Department announces only two team spots remain for Spring Kickball Tournament scheduled for Sunday, June 6, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park off Watt Road. Play will begin at 1 p.m. Open to participants 13 years of age and older, the tournament will consist of coed teams with eight to 10 players each, and each team will be guaranteed to play four games. Registration ends Tuesday, June 1, or until first eight teams are registered. Cost is $50 per team, which includes lunch for each player. For a complete list of tournament details and rules, as well as a registration form, visit www.townoffarragut.org. Entry forms and payment may be returned in person or by mail to Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, Farragut, TN 37934 or by fax to 865-675-2096.

• Farragut Baseball Camp, led by FHS varsity head coach Matt Buckner, runs from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday, June 7-10, at FHS’s John Heatherly Field. Camp is for ages 6 through rising high school freshman. Cost is $75 each. Call 865-368-3141 to sign up.

• Farragut High School varsity football spring practice culminates with the annual Blue-Gray Game beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 15, at Bill Clabo Field.

• 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; Linda Smithyman at lsmithymanhbg@yahoo.com to register 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 whshome@bellsouth.net or 865-523-2272. May 30, dayhike the Alum Cave Bluff trail to Mt. LeConte; register with Smithyman.

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

 

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