The Dayton Youth Baseball signups for fall ball will be held every Saturday in August at the Jim Barnes Baseball Complex on Market Street in Dayton, from 10 a.m. to noon. The signup is for ages 5-and-up and the fee is $30.
Fall bowling leagues are forming now at Crystal Lanes Bowling Center, which begin on Aug. 12. Morning and evening leagues are available, so sign up today by calling Debbie or Amanda at 775-1547.
Signups for the Dayton Girls’ Softball Association [DGSA] fall ball will be held on July 29 and 30, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 8, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Aug. 12 and 13, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Every signup date will be held at Voight Field and any player who played in the spring just needs to fill out a registration form. For new players, there is a $35 registration fee. For more information, contact Scott Shadden at 423-618-2307 or firstname.lastname@example.org
On Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon, the DGSA will host a free 6U and 8U clinic at Voight and Riggs fields. Any players interested in participating are asked to preregister. For more information, contact Scott Shadden at 423-618-2307 or David Tidwell at 423-718-3546.
Dayton Girls’ Softball will host a fall tournament on Sept. 6 and 7. Registration for teams will be $40 and first and second place teams will receive team trophies. 6U and 8U will get participation awards. For more information, please contact Scott Shadden at 423-618-2307, Karlie Taylor at 423-883-1681, David Tidwell at 423-718-3546 or Adam Ervin at 423-827-3365. G.I.R.L.S. rules will apply.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency [TWRA] will conduct a Hunter Education Class on Aug. 5, 6, 8 and 9, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Aug. 10, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., in the little theater at the old Rhea County High School, which is now known as Rhea Middle School, in Evensville.
Interested persons must be 9-years-old and must attend every class to be certified. Must pre-register online at www.register-ed.com/events/view/34470
Any questions, contact Burton Capps at 423-693-6831.
The Rhea Family YMCA is now taking registrations for the Fall Youth Soccer League for ages 3-13. A coaches’ meeting will be held on Aug.15, at 6 p.m. and a parents meeting will be on Aug. 19, at 6 p.m.
Practices will begin on Aug. 27, and games will start on Sept. 7 and will run through the end of the season on Oct. 26. For more information contact the Rhea Family YMCA at 423-775-0821.
Former UT football coach Phillip Fulmer and former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden are scheduled to host An Evening for Champions, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Friday, Aug. 9, with doors opening at 7:15 p.m. and the program starting at 8 p.m.
The event will take place at the Tennessee Theatre at 604 South Gay Street, in Knoxville. Tickets are $52 per person and sponsorships are also available. To purchase tickets, sponsorship or for additional details, visit www.stjude.org/eveningforchampions
or call 615-760-8023.
The Rhea County High School [RCHS] bowling team will host a benefit tournament on Saturday, Aug. 17, beginning at 2 p.m., at the Crystal Lanes Bowling Center.
There is room for only 16 teams, so sign up now. Five-member teams of any age or sex are accepted in this non-sanctioned tournament. The cost is $20 per bowler or $100 per team. Door prizes will be given to everyone who enters the tourney. All proceeds will benefit the RCHS bowling team for its upcoming inaugural season this fall.
For more information, contact coach Steve Williams at 276-494-2779 or Debbie Carter at 423-775-1547.
The Rhea County United Way will host the Fish the Chick Bass Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 31, beginning at 6:30 a.m., with weigh-ins beginning at 3 p.m. Anglers will launch out of the Dayton Boat Dock on Lake Chickamauga.
The tournament is open to men and women anglers and the entry fee is $50 per boat, with a $10 per boat Big Fish Award pot (optional). Early registration by Aug. 23, includes: Entry fee and Fish the Chick tee shirt.
First place prize is $1,000, to be awarded to the top finishing boat. A Day at the Spa, provided by Expressions, will be awarded to the top lady angler.
For online registration visit www.fishthechick.com
or contact Jenny Nevans at 423-413-3834 and email@example.com
For further details or information, contact the United Way of Rhea County at www.rheaunitedway.org
or call 423-775-5633.
Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent’s or legal guardian’s permission and signature to participate in this fishing challenge.
The Rhea Medical Healthcare Foundation is gearing up for the 8th Annual Timothy Morrow Memorial Golf Tournament scheduled for Wednesday, September 4, at the Dayton Golf & Country Club. Funds raised from this event will be used to support the healthcare of Rhea County through the provision of state-of-the-art equipment, programs and services delivered through Rhea Medical Center.
Following a delicious breakfast and/or luncheon, golfers will take to the links where several hole-in-one prizes await. In addition there will be very special prizes for the top three winning teams, longest drive, straightest drive and closest to the pin.
“This is always a great event,” said chairman Butch Morrow. “There are a number of ways to show your support. You could enter a team, become a sponsor or provide a prize. We would certainly appreciate any assistance you were willing to provide.” For more information, call 423-775-8580.