Covington YMCA accepting flag football signups
Volunteer coaches still needed
The 2007 Covington YMCA flag football season has almost arrived.
Deadline for signups is September 16. Volunteer coaches are still needed.
Players will learn the fundamentals of the game, including the value of teamwork and fair play, while improving their skills.
Participants must be at least four years old and no older than 13. Rules state that every child must play at least half of each game.
The member rate is $65, while non-member rates are $75 per player. Financial assistance is available. Game jerseys are provided by the YMCA.
Practices begin on or after
8 a.m. on September 8 at the Covington Police Department.
The race includes two events, starting with the “Fun Run” at 8 a.m. followed by the 5K at 8:30 a.m. In fact, it has been voted best 5K in Georgia for the past four years.
There are 16 different age groups, giving each runner an equal opportunity.
Each participant will receive a top quality short sleeve race shirt (guaranteed to pre-registered runners only).
Proceeds from the race will benefit the “Police Who Care” fund.
To register online, visit the Web site at www.active.com or www.covingtonpolice.com.
For more information, call (770) 385-2145. we went up against were very skilled and had excellent players. We are still a young squad, but we are getting some game experience and improving with each match.”
The Lady Eagles are 2-5 overall this season. Their next match is against Dacula at noon on September 8.
GOLF B.C. Crowell Scholarship Tournament announced
The 2007 B.C. Crowell Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at 10 a.m. September 21 at the Oaks Golf Course.
Golfers from Newton County and surrounding areas are invited to participate in the tournament.
Three scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to a student from each of the local high schools — Alcovy, Eastside and Newton. The scholarship fund has a local board and is administered by The Community Foundation.
The event is currently accepting sponsorships, which will not only provide companies with an economical vehicle for advertising but also support the on-going commitment to the education of the youth in Newton County.
For a contribution of $100 that is tax deductible, the Newton Recreation Commission will make a sign with the company’s name or individual’s name. The sign will be placed on a green at the Oaks Golf Course. To sponsor a team of two, the fee is $150.
The registration cost is $150 per team (two-man scramble). It includes a cart, greens fee, lunch and prizes.
For additional ways to help sponsor this special event, call Newton Recreation Commission Director Tommy Hailey at (770) 786-4373 ext. 11.