The Sports Calendar is published each Sunday by The Daily Journal. Announcements of coming events must be made by mail, in person or by facsimile (842-2233) by noon Friday. No announcements will be accepted over the phone. The Daily Journal reserves the right to reject or limit the number of times an item is submitted for publication. Mail items to: Sports Calendar, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, P.O. Box 909, Tupelo, MS. 38802-0909.

BASEBALL

Amory Railroad Festival Tournament - When: April 13-14; Where: Amory Concord Complex; Info: Ages 7-12, $75 entry fee, league teams, buddy ball, all-stars, AA, pool play, three-game guarantee, deadline April 7; Contact: Ken Randolph 256-5141 or 315-0634.

New Albany Springfest - When: May 18-19; Where: New Albany Sportsplex; What: 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U play; Info: $200 entry fee, trophies, individual awards; Contact: Keith Ball 685-0216, 507-3202 or email: kball@benchcraft.com

New Albany Springfest Coach-Pitch - When: May 18-19; Where: New Albany Sportsplex; What: 8U-CP play; Info: $125 entry fee, trophies, individual awards, HR derby; Contact: Keith Ball 685-0216, 507-3202 or email: kball@benchcraft.com

USSSA Starkville Tournament - When: April 20-22; Where: Starkville Sportsplex; What: 7U-8U, 9U-13U tournament; Info: Entry fee $225 for 7-8U, $280 9-13U, 3-game minimum; Contact: David McGee 324-3101, 418-3723, or khmcgee@gmail.com.

Gum Tree Invitational - When: May 18-20; Where: Tupelo; What: 8U ($175 entry fee), 9U-14U ($250 entry fee); Contact: Suzanne McCormick 841-6440.

Tupelo Schools Out Special - When: June 8-10; Tupelo; What: 8U ($175 entry fee), 9U-14U ($250 entry fee); Contact: Suzanne McCormick 841-6440.

Competitive 12-year-old team - What: Highly competitive team with travel goals of winning the state championship and/or the world series. This team may be a major team. Info: Cannot be 13 before August 1, 2007. Uniforms and tournament fees paid. Contact: 662-665-5838.

Competitive 8th grade team - What: A competitive team for middle school-age players is forming at Chesterville. Info: Cannot be 15 before May 1. Contact: For more information call coach Buddy Dickerson at 321-2310.

Competitive 13-year-old team - What: Competitive team forming, cannot be 14 before May 1; Contact: Rickey Reynolds 841-2868, Jeff Smith 401-1543.

Predators Team - What: 12-under AA team for fall, spring, summer; Contact Byron Ferguson 315-7136.

Tupelo Longhorns 14-U Team - What: Competitive team forming; Info: Cannot be 15 before May 1, 2006; Contact: Scott Symes 841-1522, Hugh Scribner 871-8146.

Chesterville Baseball - What: Competitive traveling team, 7-9th grades; Info: Cannon turn 15 before May 1, 2007; Contact: Buddy Dickerson 321-2310 or 841-1867.

Sherman Spartans - What: USSSA travel baseball 11-under, need two players with pitching or catching experience, 11-or-under as of April 30; Contact: Ben Logan 840-4900, 844-6547, 790-4744, email benlogan@bellsouth.net.

Mississippi Angels - What: USSSA 10-U and 11-U Tupelo-based team seeking players for 2007. For more information call John at 842-4500 or 255-7529.

USSSA 10-Under Tryout - When: 10 a.m., March 10; Where: Booneville City Park; Info: 10-under; Contact: 728-2720, 416-0064.

BASKETBALL

Snider Spring Showcase - When: March 17, noon-until; Where: Millsaps College P.E. Center; Info: $65 per player, grades 9-11; Contact: Gerald Snider 662-534-6175.

Hoops Tournament - When: March 9-10; Where: Carver gym, Tupelo; Info: $125 entry fee, slam dunk competition, 3-point shootout; Contact: Bro. Willie Morris 840-9724, Pastor Tony Hereford 823-7421/

Jennifer Howell Benefit Tournament - When: March 16-17; Info: $125 entry fee, trophies, MVP; Contact: Greg G-Hump Humphrey 844-7562, Margaret Billups 213-7187, Tonya Williams 365-7187.

Opponents Needed - What: Boys church league teams, ages 14U and 15-17, looking for opponents; Contact: Elder Melvin Morgan 767-8487, 213-3450.

Travel Basketball Team - What: 6-8th grade boys team forming; Contact: Benny Houston (662) 680-9460.

Team Needs Games - What: 9-under team needs games; Contact: Jason Mckay 365-7768.

CAMPS

Spring Break Clinic - When: 9 a.m.-noon, March 12-15; What: Baseball; Where:AdvantEdge Sports; Contact: 842-7765 or www.advantedgesports.com

Speed Clinic - When: 4-8 p.m., March 12-14; What: Speed work; Info: Fred Hadley, Jerrone Williams instructors; Where:AdvantEdge Sports; Contact: 842-7765 or www.advantedgesports.com

Speed Training - When: Monday and Thursday; What: Speed work; Info: Fred Hadley, Jerrone Williams instructors; Where:AdvantEdge Sports; Contact: 842-7765 or www.advantedgesports.com

Baseball Select Programs - When: April 23 tryout; What: 15U-16U baseball; Where:AdvantEdge Sports; Contact: 842-7765 or www.advantedgesports.com

Adalius Thomas Camp - When: April 21; Where: University of Southern Mississippi campus; What: Free football camp for boys ages 9-17; Contact: (601) 270-0762, or www.southernmiss.com, www.wdam.com, www.buscooksports.com.

GOLF

Calhoun City Fundraiser - When: March 17; What: 2-person scramble; Where: Pine Hills CC, Calhoun City; Info: $80 per team; Contact: Jamie Easley 628-0525, Kerry Easley 628-9137, Barry Black 417-9054.

Amory Kiwanis Scramble - When: March 24; Where: River Birch Golf Course; Info: 3-person scramble, $165 per team; Contact: 256-3419.

Itawamba 4-H Scramble - When: April 20; Where: Fulton Country Club; Info: 8:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. tee time; awards, hole prizes, door prizes; deadline for registration April 16; Contact: 862-3201.

Natchez Trace Twilight Golf - When: Tuesday-Friday after 3 p.m. and Sunday 7-11 a.m.; Info: $20 green-cart fee; Where: Natchez Trace Golf Club; Info: Collared shirt, must call for tee times, no exceptions. Contact: 869-2166.

Four-Man Scramble - Where: Bel-Air Golf Course, Tupelo. When: Every Tuesday, 5 p.m. Info: Golfers are paired into groups at 4:30 p.m. Contact: Jason Bowles, course manager, 841-6466.

SOFTBALL

Houston Tournament - When: March 9-10; Where: Houston Community; Info: $120 entry fee, 3-HR, trophies; Contact: 585-3148, 322-1285, 213-7314.

New Hope Tournament - When: March 16-17; Where: New Hope field, Amory; Info: 5 HR and out; Contact: 315-6641.

Sherman Men's Tournament - When: March 16-17; Where: Sherman City Park; Info: $125 entry fee, 5-HR then out, ASA umpires, rules; Contact: 256-3186, 640-2471.

Columbus Tigers Tournament - When: March 17; Where: Propst Park, Columbus; What: Men's, women's play; Info: $150 men, $120 women entry fee, HR limit; Contact: Quincey Henry 329-1966, 435-6619; Antwan Henry 251-2405, 328-3015; Jerome Duncans 574-0042.

Sherman Miken Challenge - When: March 23-24; Where: Sherman City Park; Info: $40 entry fee, 12-team limit, Miken and trophy first place, trophies second and third place; Contact: 256-3186, 640-2471.

Lady Indians Invitational - When: March 24; Where: Itawamba Community College, Fulton; Info: High school tournament, round-robin format; Contact: ICC coach Mary Robin Coggin (662) 862-8125, (662) 315-5993.

Crosstown Challenge - When: April 27-29; Where: Eastwood, Veterans complexes, Tupelo; Info: Men's Class C-D-Rec, women, ASA sanctioned $175 entry fee, $125 rec; Contact: Seth Gaines, Tupelo Parks and Recreation 841-6440.

J.T. Neely Scholarship Tournament - When: May 4-6; Where: Eastwood, Veterans complexes, Tupelo; What: Youth fast-pitch, 10U-18U; Info: $200 entry fee, ASA sanctioned; Contact: Seth Gaines, Tupelo Parks and Recreation 841-6440.

New Albany Springfest Fast-Pitch- When: May 18-19; Where: New Albany Sportsplex; What: 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U play; Info: $200 entry fee, trophies, individual awards; Contact: Keith Ball 685-0216, 507-3202 or email: kball@benchcraft.com

Mayday Mayhem - When: May 18-20; Where: Eastwood, Veterans complexes, Tupelo; What: Men's C-D-Rec, women; Info: $175 entry fee, $125 rec, ASA sanctioned; Contact: Seth Gaines, Tupelo Parks and Recreation 841-6440.

Springtime Slam - When: March 23-25; Where: Eastwood, Veterans complexes, Tupelo; What: Men's C-D-Rec, women; Info: $175 entry fee, $125 rec, ASA sanctioned; Contact: Seth Gaines, Tupelo Parks and Recreation 841-6440.

Tuneup in Tupelo - When: June 29-July 1; Where: Eastwood, Veterans complexes, Tupelo; What: Youth girls fast-pitch 10U-18U; Info: $175 entry fee, ASA sanctioned; Contact: Seth Gaines, Tupelo Parks and Recreation 841-6440.

TSA Fast-Pitch Classic - When: June 1-3; What: 10U-18U; Info: $200 entry fee, ASA sanctioned; Where: Eastwood, Veterans complexes, Tupelo; Contact: Seth Gaines, Tupelo Parks and Recreation 841-6440.

Gum Tree Classic - When: June 8-10; Where: Eastwood, Veterans complexes, Tupelo; What: Men's B-C-D-Rec, women; Info: $200 entry fee, $50 rec, ASA-WSL sanctioned; Contact: Seth Gaines, Tupelo Parks and Recreation 841-6440.

SWIMMING

Senior Aquatics - When: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 1:30-2:30 p.m.. Where: Rob Leake City Pool. Info: $10 per month. Contact: Amy Williams 841-6440.

Red Cross Lifeguard Training - When: Feb. 15-18; Where: Rob Leake City Park Pool; Contact: Amy Williams, Tupelo Parks and Rec 841-6440.

Shockwave Aquatic Team - Where: Rob Leake City Park Pool; When: Monday-Friday; Contact: Lucas Smith 213-4457, Amy Williams 841-6440.

TENNIS

Pontotoc CTA Spring Tournament - When: March 15-17; What: Adult/juniors play, singles, doubles, mixed doubles, juniors, adult 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 4.5; Info: Entry deadline March 13; Contact 489-0354, email kemorrow@yahoo.com.

USTA Adult League - When: Late Feb.-May; Info: Must be USTA member and at least 19; Contact: Nancy Palmer 287-1751 or Amy Williams 841-6440.

Adult Beginner/Advanced Lessons - When: Under way; Where: Rob Leake City Park; Contact: Amy Williams 841-6440.

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