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.
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.
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 email@example.com or krochelle775@gmail. com.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Rick Rodenroth at 903-824-8745 or email@example.com.