River Region Sports Notes GOLF TOURNAMENT SET
Published 12:00 am Monday, May 16, 2005
LaPlace area junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the Emerald Bay Junior Classic at Emerald Bay Golf Club in Destin, Fla. on May 14-15. 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 7 at 6 P.M. Call 850-243-6333 or register to join the tour online at www.arrowheadjgt.com http://www.arrowheadjgt.com .
FRISCO FEST RUN SET
The second annual Frisco Fest 5K/mile run is set for May 22 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. 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 and 22 in Vidalia, La. The tournament will offer five age divisions of play (8U machine pitch, 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U).
Entry Fee is $200 with a three game guarantee. To enter or for more information contact Glenn Carroll (601) 597-1797 or William Barnes at (601) 446-6122.
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 16 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.
The River Parish Hawks semi-pro baseball team will host the Delisle Yellow Jackets on Sunday, May 15, at East St. John High School stadium. Game time is 3 p.m., and ticket price is $4 per person.