Leader Blues

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

SPORTS EVENTS >> 4-14-10

COACHES CALL US

The Leader would like to hear from all coaches in all sports in our coverage area. Please e-mail results, statistics or information to leadersports@arkansasleader.com or fax to 501-985-0026 or call 982-9421.

PANTHER EDUCATION FOUNDATION SETS GOLF TOURNEY AT GREYSTONE

The Cabot Panther Education Foundation will hold its third annual golf tournament on Monday, April 26 at Greystone Country Club. The tournament is in need of sponsors and donations for prizes and auction. For information call Debbie Walters at (501) 743 3530 ext. 1132 or send e-mail to debbie.walters@cps.k12.ar.us or to www.pantherfoundation.net. The foundation is a not for profit corporation founded in 2006 to enhance and support the Cabot Public School District.

SERTOMA CLUB TO HOLD CANFIELD MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT

The Jacksonville Sertoma Club will sponsor the James Canfield Memorial Golf Tournament on May 14. Registration for the four-person scramble begins at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Lunch will be served at noon. Entry fees include green fees, cart and lunch. Single hole sponsorship is $100, a hole and team sponsorship is $300 and a four-person team is $250. Gift certificates will be awarded to the top three finishers in each flight and Gwatney Chevrolet will sponsor hole-in-one prizes on the par 3 holes. Contact Rose Glover, 880 N. Redmond, Jacksonville, AR 72076; humpty@Centurytel.net; 501-982-5181

CHARITY GOLF EVENT, HUG HEATHER AGAIN, AT HICKORY CREEK

Hickory Creek Golf Course at Arrington Road in Jacksonville will be the site of the Hug Heather Again charity golf tournament May 8 at 8:30 a.m. The tournament will benefit Heather Keister, 12, of Cabot, who has been through a series of surgeries at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and will soon undergo her 29th procedure and is anticipating an 8-10 week recovery period. The tournament is seeking sponsors and donations. Call (501) 744-7910 or (501) 563-2505 for information.

JACKSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL RUNS HERSHEY'S YOUTH TRACK MEET

Jacksonville Parks and Recreation and Hershey’s Track and Field are sponsoring a track and field event at Jacksonville High School on April 22 at 4:30 p.m. Kids ages 9-14 can compete in basic track and field events with a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the North American Final Meet held annually in Hershey, Pa. Beginners and enthusiasts are welcome. Visit hersheytrackandfield.com for details. For volunteer information and to preregister call (501) 982-4171.

DUPREE PARK HOSTS MLB PITCH, HIT AND RUN COMPETITION

The Jacksonville Parks and Recreation Department will host a free Aquafina Major League Baseball pitch, hit and run competition May 1 at 11 a.m. at Dupree Park in Jacksonville. Competitors in age groups 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 12-13 and have a chance to advance through four levels including team championships at Major League parks and the national finals at this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Individual championships and an all-around championship will be awarded, with the age group winners advancing to sectionals. Participants must bring a copy of their birth certificates and fill out a registration/waiver from. Call Josh Mayes at (501) 982-4171 for information.

AFCU CLASSIC BENEFITS ARKANSAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS

The Arkansas Federal Credit Union will hold a four-person golf scramble to benefit Arkansas Children’s Hospital at the Greystone Country Club Cypress Creek Course on April 22. Prizes go to the top three teams in two flights, closest to the pin and longest drive. Registration is 11:30 a.m., shotgun start is 1 p.m. and awards are at 6 p.m. For information call (501) 533-2259 or (800) 456-3000 ext. 2259. E-mail info@afcu.org.

MILLICAN GOLF SCRAMBLE WILL BENEFIT DU GREEN WINGS

Foxwood Country Club in Jacksonville will be the site of the Michael Don Millican Memorial Golf Tournament on May 24. The event, hosted by the Millican family and friends and sponsored by ABC Financial Services, is an 18-hole, four-person scramble. Fee is $300 per four-person limit and the tournament field is limited to the first 25 paid teams. Lunch is incuded in the fee.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. with lunch at 11:30 a.m. and the shotgun start at 1 p.m. For information call Bill Millican at (501) 350-5118 or e-mail wmillican25@comcast.net or call Casey Kemp at (501) 960-0110 or e-mail caseyk@abcfinancial.com.