The Fayette Citizen-Sports Page

Friday, August 10, 2001

Sports Calendar

The Optimist Club of Peachtree City will offer a tennis clinic Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Peachtree City Tennis Center from 9 a.m.-noon. The clinic is open to ages 6-10 years old and 11-15 years old. There will be free lunch for all the participants. Phone Sharon Boldt, 770-251-4271 or Deanna Finn, 770-487-9340 to register.

Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz will sign autographs on Saturday, Aug. 11 for "Strike Out Hunger." Fans should bring 10 cans of food or $10 to Turner Field between the hours of 2-3 p.m.

The Peachtree City Tennis Center's ladies beginner tennis league is having registration for their upcoming season. The league is a great way to meet new players and to learn the game. The season begins August 17. Phone 770-486-9474.

Fayette County Middle School will have a volleyball club starting Aug. 20. The club will meet two afternoons a week at the New Hope Baptist Church sports facility and will be led by Joe Cockrell. The cost will be $80 per participant. Call 678-471-1041.

The Soccer Centre in Fayetteville announces registration for Fall Indoor Muppet Soccer, a league for four and five year oldsborn between Aug. 1, 1995 and July 31, 1997. The season consists of seven games played between Sept. 3-Oct. 19. The fee is $50 and the deadline to register is Aug. 24. Call 770-460-8785 or visit

The Soccer centre in Fayetteville announces registration for Fall Indoor Adult Soccer, which begins Aug. 24. The league is open to players above the age of 17 and the deadline to register is Aug. 17. The fee is $60. Call 770-460-8785 or visit

AFC Lightning is currently seeking boys for their U-11 Bronze team and U-12 Bronze team. Anyone interested in playing for the 2001-2002 seasons should contact the Lightning offie at 770-460-8070.

The 25th Annual Newnan-Coweta Festival Days Road Race will take place Sept. 1 at the new City Hall. The netry fee is $15 if received by 8-27-01 and $18 after 8-27-01. The 1 mile walk/run begins at 7:45 a.m. and the 5k race begins at 8 a.m. Phone 770-253-2270.

The first Tyrone Founders Day golf tournament will take place Sept. 8 at Whitewater Country Club. The fee is $65 per person or $260 per foursome. Hole sponsorship is also available. Call 770-487-0438 or 770-487-4694.

The Peachtree City Optimist Club is hosting its 12th annual golf tournament Sept. 10, at the Flat Creek Country Club in Peachtree City. Registration starts at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $70 prior to Sept. 1 and $75 on the day of the tournament. The lunch is at 11:30 and tee off is at 1 p.m. Phone Tom Burdg at 770-486-6231.

The 30th Annual Southeastern Charity Horse Show, Sept 19-22, at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers. Show times are Wednesday through Saturday at 7 p.m. with matinees on Friday at 11 a.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. Tickets for evening performances are $5 while matinee performances are free. Phone 404-261-7799.

The "Play It Again Pete" golf tournament in support of the Homeless Veterans program, will take place on Monday, Oct. 1 at Fort McPherson at noon. The tournament will be a Ft. Lauderdale scramble and teams will consist of four players. The fee is $75. Phone 404-347-4611 or 770-978-4147 to register.

The McIntosh Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will host a local golf tournament on Oct. 12 at The Links Golf Club in Fayetteville. The fee is $75 per person. Registration starts at 11 a.m. and shotgun starts at noon. Phone 770-460-9394 or 404-403-1660.

The Peachtree City Classic, a 5K race for men and women and the RRCA 15K national Championship, will take place Oct. 13. Register at or phone 770-487-1102.

System U Speed is now recruiting people interested in the highly competitive sport of inline speed skating. The team is currently practicing Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 4:30 to 6:30 at the Newnan Skate Palace. If you are 6+ years old and want to learn more about this exciting year round sport, then join us at a practice or call 770-251-7522.

The Fayette County Recreation Department will be accepting the names and telephone numbers of any adults who are interested in playing tennis for fun at the Kiwanis Tennis Courts on Redwine Road. For more information call 770-461-9714.


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