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Soccer camp

A soccer camp will be held June 18-22 from 5:30-7 p.m. for U6 and U8 players and from 5:30-8 p.m. for U9 and older players. All professional coaches. The coordinator is Gary Wright from the Coastal Georgia Soccer Association. For more information go to and click on summer camps at the top. Or call Wright at 667-2253.

Basketball camp

The Annual Jimmy Hires Wildcat basketball camp will be June 11-15 at the Richmond Hill rec gym. The cost is $50. Early registration is recommended. The camp is for boys and girls ages 7-17. For more information call Hires at 756-2625.

Stacy Webb tourney

The Stacy Webb Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be June 16 at Black Creek Golf Club. Scholarships are used to benefit the Calvary Day School Athletic Department and award scholarship money to one senior each year.

Opportunities to donate include a corporate sponsorship of $400 or a hole sponsorship of $100. The cost is $80 per person to participate

Donations are also being accepted to fill "goody bags" for participating golfers

Please make checks payable to Stacy Webb Memorial Fund

Mail checks to Carl and Janice Webb, P. O. Box 583, Black Creek, GA 31308. For more information call Kevin Dick at 858-4653 or Carl Webb 858-4663.


Fishing derby

The Richmond Hill Exchange Club 16th Annual Fishing Derby is today from 8:30 a.m.-noon at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery on Hwy. 144. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with fishing beginning at 8:30 a.m. The derby is free of charge and open to children ages 15 and under, accompanied by their parents or adult guardian.

Over the past 16 years, thousands of children have participated, and the Exchange Club expects a large turnout again this year.

Awards for children 12 and under will be presented for several categories, including, First Fish Caught, Most Total Pounds (limit of 10 fish), and Heaviest Fish. $50 Savings Bonds and/or trophies will be awarded for the various categories based on age, 7 to 12, and 6 and under.

The savings bonds being awarded are donated by Bryan Bank and Trust, and the trophies are donated by the Exchange Club of Richmond Hill. All children will also be eligible for door prizes to be given away during the derby.


Girls Soccer tryouts

Tryouts for the Richmond Hill Soccer Club U-15 girls team will be held on Thursday June 14 and Tuesday June 19 from 6.30-8 pm at RH elementary school. For more information call David Kaye at 727-3064.


Select tryouts

Select soccer tryouts for high school age boys and girls will be held Monday, June 11, at 10 a.m. at the field behind Richmond Hill Elementary School. You cannot have turned 19 before Aug. 1, 2007, to be eligible to play. For more information, contact Laurie Regan at 727-4195.


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