SPORTS CAL­EN­DAR

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EDITOR’S NOTE: All cal­en­dar items should be ad­dressed to the Texarkana Gazette sports depart­ment at P.O. Box 621, Texarkana, TX, 75504; emailed to sports@ texarkanagazette.com; or call the sports depart­ment at 870-330-7555.

BASE­BALL

Texas A&M Texarkana base­ball is hav­ing a show­case for in­com­ing fresh­man and se­cond year ju­nior col­lege play­ers on Oct. 7. There will be two ses­sions, one ses­sion is $65 and two ses­sions will be $80. First ses­sion is pitch­ing se­cond ses­sion is de­fense and of­fense. The pitch­ing and catch­ing ses­sions is from 9 a.m.-11, and the de­fense and of­fense ses­sion is from 11:45 a.m.-3.

FOOT­BALL

The Texarkana Hawks youth foot­ball pro­gram is in search of play­ers from the ages of 4-14 years of age for the 6u, 8u, 10u, 12u and 14u teams. Con­tact Ken­drick Rochelle to sign up at 409-504-9697 or email krk­endrick@gmail.com or krochelle775@gmail. com.

RUN­NING

The DeKalb Ok­to­ber­fest 5K is Sept. 30 at 8 a.m. at the State Bank of DeKalb. Check-in is from 7 a.m.-7:45, and there is no age limit. Any­one who can walk three miles may join in the fun. En­try fee is $10 per per­son be­fore Sept. 27, and is $15 after­ward. En­try fee with t-shirt is $20, and is $25 af­ter Sept. 27. Mail form and check to DeKalb Ok­to­ber­fest 5K, P.O. Box 112, DeKalb, Texas, 75559. Forms can be found at dekalb­tex­a­s­ok­to­ber­fest.com.

The Amanda Fus­sell Wood­man Me­mo­rial CASA Color­ful 5k will be held on Septem­ber 23 at the Trin­ity Bap­tist Church cross coun­try track. Reg­is­tra­tion be­gins at 8 a.m., with the kids’ run be­gin­ning at 8:30 and the adult run at 9 a.m. To regis­ter online, go to www.run­signup.com/casa­col­or­ful5k. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Stephanie Fus­sell at 903-792-1030.

SHOOT­ING SPORTS

Tick­ets are be­ing sold for $25 in the Bowie County 4-H 52-gun draw­ing. Tick­ets will be sold for 11 more weeks and are avail­able at D&D Guns in New Bos­ton, Texas. You may also email Cher­rie at cc-cur­tis@tamu. edu to find the clos­est 4-H mem­ber with tick­ets for sale.

SOFT­BALL

Texas A&M Univer­sity-Texarkana will host a youth soft­ball hit­ting and field­ing clinic Sun­day, Sept. 24, at Bram­lett Field at Spring Lake Park, 4303 North Park Road, Texarkana, Texas. There will be a free ses­sion us­ing an 11-inch soft­ball for youth

ages 6-10 from 9 a.m.-11 and only 40 slots are avail­able. The clinic for youth ages 10 to 8th grade us­ing a 12-inch soft­ball is set for 12-3 p.m. Cost is $45 and only 40 slots are avail­able. Par­tic­i­pants must bring a bat, glove, cleats and a wa­ter bot­tle. For reg­is­tra­tion de­tails, visit camps at tamutea­gles.com.

GOLF

Texarkana Log A Load for Kids will hold a golf tour­na­ment on Oct. 12 at Texarkana Golf Ranch to ben­e­fit the fol­low­ing Chil­dren’s Mir­a­cle Net­work Hos­pi­tals: Arkansas Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal of Lit­tle Rock, Texas Chil­dren’s of Hous­ton and Chil­dren’s Health of Dal­las.

En­try fee for a four-per­son team is $500 and in­cludes two mul­li­gans per player, one red tee, cart and greens fee, along with break­fast and lunch. Hole spon­sor­ships are avail­able for $300, and a $100 dis­count is avail­able to hole spon­sors who choose to en­ter a team. All checks may be made out to the hos­pi­tal of choice: Arkansas Chil­dren’s, Texas Chil­dren’s or Chil­dren’s Health. Please put CMNH - Log A Load for Kids in the memo.

Reg­is­tra­tion and break­fast be­gins at 7:30 a.m., fol­lowed by a shot­gun start at 8:30 a.m. For ques­tions or to regis­ter, email or call Grace Greg­son at 903-8247725 or grace.greg­son@ipa­per.com or Rick Ro­den­roth at 903-824-8745 or richard.ro­den­roth@dom­tar.com.

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