River Region Sports Notes, Events and Information
Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 11, 2005
ASCENSION OF OUR LORD SOCCER REGISTRATION SET
Registration dates are Sunday Aug. 7, 14 and 21 at the Ascension of Our Lord School lobby from 12:30-3 p.m. Any questions, please call our recreation director Mike Abbate at 652-5041.
SUMMER HOOPS COMING TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
NEW ORLEANS – For the fourth consecutive summer, the New Orleans Hornets will host free basketball clinics for children at locations throughout Louisiana and Mississippi. Sponsored by Ochsner Clinic Foundation and Hibernia National Bank, these clinics are open to children ages 7 to 14.
“Summer is a great time for us to share the game of basketball with kids”, said Hornets team president Paul Mott. “We’re pleased to welcome Ochsner and Hibernia to our Summer Hoops team, and with their help we look forward to once again reaching out to thousands of children across the region.”
Pre-registration is required, and forms are available at hornets.com, the Hornets Sales Center at the New Orleans Arena, and the locations listed below. Space is limited to 200 kids per half-day session, with 7-to-10 year-olds participating in the morning from 9:00 a.m. to noon and 11-to-14 year-olds participating in the afternoon from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
The Summer Hoops Tour will begin in New Orleans on July 11 at Joe Brown Playground and conclude at the Alario Center in Westwego on Aug. 8. A complete tour schedule is provided at nba.com/hornets.
LIONS CLUB CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT SET
On Monday, September 19 at 1 pm. and the Riverlands Golf and Country Club in LaPlace, the Lions Club of St. John the Baptist will hold a charity golf tournament, benefiting the Louisiana Lions Eye Foundation and Crippled Children Camp. Funds raised will be used to further help St. John the Baptist citizens. Everyone is invited to attend. Shotgun start, food and beverages included with four-person teams in a scramble format. Entry fee is $400 per team. Mail entries and make checks payable to Lions Club Charity Golf Tournament, P.O. Box 2235 Reserve, LA 70084, or fax entries to 985-652-9320.
CHEERLEADING AND FOOTBALL SIGNUP SET
FORCE Recreation is currently holding registration for football and cheerleading. Ages for football registration are 6-12. If you make 13 after July 31 you are eligible to play. You may register by coming to practice on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Glade School on Highway 51 in LaPlace, or by calling Paul Smith at 985-536-8534 or Danny Rome at 504-559-4014. Insurance provided. Come join the Tri-Parish Youth Football leagues 2004 league champions and Super Bowl Champion. Registration ends August 15th.
GOLF TOURNEY SET
The St. Charles Humane Society is set to hold its 6th annual Howl-In-One Golf tournament at the Ormond Country Club at 10 Villere Drive in Destrehan on Monday, October 24 at 12:30. The cost is $70/per player and that includes lunch, beer, soft drinks, water, and reception with food after tournament and prizes. The format is a four-person scramble with prizes for all. Money raised is to support spay/neuter, humane education and adoption of homeless animals. For more information, please contact Donna Nassar 985-764-4086.
ABC26/WB38 PRESENT KICK IT 3V3 SOCCER
ABC26 and New Orleans’ WB38 are proud to bring Kick It 3v3 Soccer to New Orleans. The tournament will be held on Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14 from 9 a.m-4 p.m. at the New Orleans Soccer Association fields near the UNO Lakefront Arena. The tournament was formerly called the “Got Milk” shootout.
Each participant will receive a 2005 Kick It T-shirt and play in a minimum of three scheduled games. There will be awards from the top three teams in each division and the top team in each division qualifies for the National Championship in Disney Orlando.
To register, go online to www.kickit3v3.com or pick up a registration from nine different A-1 Appliance locations or participating Papa John’s locations. For all the pre-event information, go online to www.kickit3v3.com on Friday, August 12 from 4-8 p.m.
Come out and join the fun at the 2005 Kick It 3v3 Soccer tournament!
PHENOM CAMP SET
The top 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade boy’s basketball players in the southeast United States are coming to Atlanta! The Georgia Regional Jr. Adidas Phenom Camp is set for October 1 and 2 for only $195 and it includes an Adidas Jr. Phenom uniform, exposure and coverage from top recruiting services. For more information please contact Camp Director Roger Hubbard at 678-777-1461, 678-933-6062 or log onto our website at www.southernbasketballchallenge.com.
PLAYOFFS SET FOR RIVER PARISH HAWKS
The River Parish opens up their playoffs on Sunday, August 14 against the Baton Rouge Cubs. Game-time is set for 3:00 at East St. John High School. Admission is $5.00. For more information, please contact Alvin “Peter” Brown at 504-462-4178.