A Spring City Youth Soccer meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church on West Jackson Avenue in Spring City. Organizers will be electing 2013-2015 Board Members and putting together an agenda. For more information contact Donna Stanton 423-802-5583.
Eagle Anglers - All students in the Rhea County School system that enjoy fishing are encouraged to see what the Eagle Anglers are all about. This is their third season and there are 34 student anglers already to fish when the season starts on Feb. 23 at Chickamauga Lake, out of Blue Water RV Resort and Marina in Dayton. Weigh-in will be promptly at 3 p.m. each week. The entire community is encouraged to come out and support what the Eagle Anglers of Rhea County High School are all about. For more information contact the sponsor and coach Brian Derlak at email@example.com
Rhea Greenwave BOYS AAU travel basketball will be holding FINAL OPEN TRYOUTS for BOYS ONLY at Rhea County High School on the following days: Monday, Feb. 25 – Fourth-graders from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., fifth-graders from 6:15 to 7 p.m. and sixth-graders from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26–Seventh-graders from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. and eighth-graders from 6:45 to 8 p.m.
This will be the last opportunity to tryout for Greenwave travel basketball this season. Players who make the team for their respective grade will be notified on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Rosters will also be posted online at www.rheagreenwave.com
All interested players should pre-register at www.rheagreenwave.com
if you have not already done so. If you have any questions please contact Greenwave Boys Director Luke Hathaway at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Rhea Family YMCA will hold an interest meeting on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 5:30 p.m. at the Fourth Avenue gym for a Women’s Basketball League.
The league will start March 2, and teams will play every Saturday in the evenings in March, in addition to a single elimination tournament on March 23. The league is open to any woman over the age of 18. Please have the following information ready at the team meeting: team name; team contact information and list of players. For more information call Lamont Singleton 423-775-5859 or email email@example.com
Youth basketball - On Thursdays, starting March 7 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Rhea Central Elementary School, K-3rd grade boys and girls are invited to attend a basketball skill development workshop hosted by Lebron Herd. The cost is $10 per session and is a come and go opportunity. Athletes will get skill instruction and scrimmage opportunities in each workout. For more information contact Lebron Herd at 423-618-2647.
Registration for the 2013 Dayton Dizzy Dean Baseball season, ages 3-16, will be held on February 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 10 a.m.-noon at the baseball complex.
Registration fees for ages 3-12 are $85 (including raffle tickets) for the first child and $80 for each additional child. Registration fees for ages 13-16 are $75. Please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate. Contact Rusty Tipton at 423-618-6033 for more information.
Spring City Dixie Youth Baseball will hold signups every Saturday in the month of February from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. at the baseball fields on New Lake Road in Spring City for the 2013 season.
Dayton City School teacher Trish Newsom will be running in the 2013 Boston Marathon with Team Hoyt of the Hoyt Foundation. Since Team Hoyt is a charity, a requirement for her to join the team is to raise $5,000. A year ago, she raised over $8,000 for the cause through several fundraisers.
Newsom and her supporters are again sponsoring a ‘Run with Trish 5K for Team Hoyt & Family/Kid 1-mile fun run/walk’ on Saturday, March 2, at 9 a.m., at the TN Riverpark, Pavillion No. 3, in Chattanooga.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. The 5K run/walk will cost $20 per person, $10 for children under 10. The 1-mile fun run/walk cost will be $10 per person. Race day registration increases to $25 per person and $15 for children under10. Exact cash or check only will be accepted.
Register online at www.active.com
or mail-in completed registration form and fees before Feb. 23 to Gina McDaniel (Run with Trish 5k), PO Box 734, Harrison, TN 37341. Make checks payable to “Run with Trish.” After Feb. 23, please bring entry form and fee on race day.
To learn more about Newsom’s fundraising goal please visit www.crowdrise.com/trishnewsom
and the event website is http://runwithtrish5kforteamhoyt.wordpress.com/.
; To learn more about Newsom’s journey please visit www.thenextmailboxboston.com
and to learn more about the Hoyt Foundation, visit www.teamhoyt.com