Tryouts should last two to three hours, with pitchers and catchers being evaluated at 11 a.m. All positions open. All players should be accompanied by a parent or guardian and have a copy of a birth certificate.
If you are looking for a great team and have a love of softball, please come out and join us. To learn more, contact email@example.com.
FALL BALL: Fall registration for Big League Baseball players between the ages of 15-18 as of April 30, 2012, is open online through Sept. 2 at www.d4bigleague.com. Games will be played in Peachtree City and surrounding sites.
The season will run Sept. 16-Nov. 11. Traditionally, Big League has offered Sunday doubleheaders but may include Saturday and/or weeknight play this fall.
Big League Baseball is a division of Little League International. Background checks are conducted on all volunteers and safety of the players is regulated through pitch count and bat requirements. For more information, visit the website at www.d4bigleague.com or contact Linda at 404-394-1690.
HUNTER SAFETY: Quail Forever, in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources, Griffin Gun Club and Devotie Baptist Church, is offering free hunter safety courses at Devotie Baptist Church, 1355 Experiment St. in Griffin, as follows:
— Aug. 28 and 30 (two-night class) from 5:30-9:30 p.m.
— Oct. 2 from 6-8 p.m. Test Only
— Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m. Test Only
— Dec. 4 from 6-8 p.m. Test Only
Other classes will be taught at different locations as follows:
— Sept. 22, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (free lunch), at the Big Red Oak Plantation in Gay, Ga.
Pre-register online for all of these courses at: gohuntgeorgia.com. For more information, call (478) 751-6415, (770) 355-3072 or (770) 468-8004.
GSHF NOMINATIONS: Do you know of a stellar athlete, coach or contributor in any sports arena who deserves recognition? The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame (GSHF) is calling for nominations of individuals, who may be living or deceased, to be considered for induction into the Hall of Fame. Nomination categories are 1.) Athlete, 2.) Coach/Manager, 3.) Contributor, 4.) Senior, or 5.) Multi-Sport/Combination.
All nominees go through a three-tiered screening process by committees composed of GSHF Authority members and representatives from across the state in all areas of sports. Nominations must be submitted on nomination forms provided by GSHF and returned to: Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 4644, Macon, GA 31208.
To obtain a nomination form, call GSHF at (478) 752-1585 or email Managing Director Ben Sapp at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit www.gshf.org to see if your nominee has already been inducted into the Hall of Fame and to learn more about GSHF. The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Macon is the country’s largest state sports museum. The 43,000-square-feet state-of-the-art museum houses over 3,000 artifacts.