River Region Sports Notes
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 11, 2005
GOLF TOURNAMENT SET
LaPlace area junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the Emerald Bay Junior Classic at Emerald Bay Golf Club in Destin, Florida on May 14th-15th. The two-day, 36-hole event is ranked by the National Junior Golf Scoreboard and hosted by the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour. Registration deadline is Saturday, May 7th at 6:00 P.M. Call 850-243-6333 or register to join the tour online at www.arrowheadjgt.com <
The second annual Frisco Fest 5K/mile run is set for May 22nd at 7:30 for the mile run and 8:00 for the 5K run at the San Fransico Plantation in Garyville, Louisiana. Entry fee is $12 before May 1st, $15.00 after. Ages 12 and under are free. Race amenities include a custom t-shirt, food, cold beer, free admission to browse around the fest featuring crafts, food and entertainment. For an application and more information contact Beverly Oubre and 985-535-7159.
BIKE RACE SET
The second annual Tour De’San Francisco bike run is set for May 21, 2005 at the San Francisco Plantation in Garyville, Louisiana. Check in time is 7:30 a.m. with a 8 a.m. Start. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. Your $20 entry fee for the 25-mile race includes a t-shirt, drinks and meal. Fee is
$25 after May 1st. For more information and an application contact Beverly Oubre at 985-535-7159 or Aleisha Accardo and Kim Fontenot at 985-535-2341.
BASEBALL TOURNEY SET
MISS-LOU CLASSIC baseball tournament will be held May 21 & 22 in Vidalia, La. The tournament will offer 5 age divisions of play (8U machine pitch, 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U).
Entry Fee is $200 with a 3 game guarantee. To enter or for more information contact Glenn Carroll (601) 597-1797 or William Barnes at (601) 446-6122.
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WANT TO MEET NEW LSU HEAD FOOTBALL COACH LES MILES????
The River Parish Tigers will hold a steak dinner presenting LSU head football coach Les Miles. The meeting will be on Monday May 16th at the East St. John High School Cafeteria at 5:30 pm with coach Miles speaking at 6 p.m.. Cost is $20.00 per person, advanced purchase required. Tickets- Quick Stop Carwash, or call 652-9744 or 225-869-8681.