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Sports Calendar for 8/11

August 11, 2012
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Youth Sports

Cape Youth Storms Football Registration - Storms Complex; still registering players ages 5-7 for fall contact football teams. Info: Frank Connelley (239) 292-4709.

Aug. 6-Sept. 7

Cal Ripken Fall Ball Registration - Cape Coral Parks & Recreation office, 1015 Cultural Park Blvd. (city hall); registration for ages 4-12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays or online; cost $60 per person, $30 (T-ball/coach pitch); season runs Sept. 17-Nov. 17. Info: Bernie Howard (239) 242-3485; Web:

Fall Baseball Registration - Cape Coral Parks & Recreation athletic

office, 1015 Cultural Park Blvd. (city hall), 8 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays;

registering players age 13-18 for Junior, Senior & Big League fall

baseball program that runs September through November; cost $70 per

player. Info: Ryan Robbins (239) 242-3489.

Aug. 11, Aug. 14

North Fort Myers Soccer Club - Williams Road soccer field off Bayshore Road; fall registrations 9-11 a.m. on Aug. 11 for U-6 and U-8; and 6-7:30 p.m. on Aug. 14; registration fee $95. Info: Shiela, 284-3170.

Aug. 18-19

Southwest Florida Baseball Workouts - Boston Player Development Complex, 4301 Edison Ave.; 9 a.m. both days; registration fee $20 for 14U & 15U teams, $50 registration fee for 16U, 17U & 18U teams (includes college recruiting seminar). Info: Rich Calderone (14U) (239) 738-5585; Pete Saez (15U) (239) 745-9439; Clint Montgomery (16U) (863) 990-5429; Dan Smith (17U) (239) 340-9478; Ryan Horton (18U) (321) 303-0302.

AJGT Grand Bear Junior Golf Classic - Saucier, Miss.; junior golfers age 11-18 invited to compete in four age divisions, two-day, 36-hole tournament ranked by National Junior Golf Scoreboard; entry deadline noon Aug. 15. Info: (318) 402-2446; Web:

Aug. 25-26

AJGT Copper Mill Junior Golf Classic - Zachary, La.; junior golfers age 11-18 invited to compete in four age divisions, two-day, 36-hole tournament ranked by National Junior Golf Scoreboard; entry deadline noon Aug. 22. Info: (318) 402-2446; Web:

Saturday, Sept. 1

SWF Crusaders 10-Under Baseball Tryouts - Pelican Field, 9:30 a.m.; Saturday preseason practices/tryouts for new 10-under travel baseball

team. Email:

South Florida Cobras 14-U Traveling Baseball Team Tryouts - Experienced 14-under players invited to try out for upcoming travel season, all positions; call for tryout dates. Info: Casey (239) 878-9205, or Gene (239) 887-7407.

General Info

Cape Coral Bass Club - Meeting first Tuesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Caloosahatchee Moose Lodge 2395 on Cape Coral Parkway; men, women, children who love to bass fish welcome; tournaments held locally and out of town. Info: Jim Lewis 945-7188; Web:

Cape Coral Tarpon Hunters Club - Meeting third Thursday (March through September) each month, 7 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club; 40th anniversary year; club catches and releases all tarpon; social and competitive club, hosts rookie seminars, tournaments for youth and adults. Info: Gary Jackson (239) 898-2980.

Cape Coral Sailing Club - Meeting fourth Wednesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy.; adults interested in boating (sail or power), cruising or armchair are welcome. Info: Ron Miniter 945-7761.

Sailing Singles Club - Happy Hour gathering first Friday each month, 5 p.m., general meeting third Thursday each month, 7 p.m.; daysails & weekenders being planned; learn to sail with us; new members and captains with sailboats welcome. Info: Shannon (239) 541-0104.

Thursday, Aug. 16

Lee County Archers Open Range - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; 2-8 p.m.; 20-yard lighted covered pavilion, 30- to 80-yard lighted outdoor range plus 28-target field range; all skill levels welcome. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Aug. 17-18

Grouper Grab Fishing Tournament - Port Sanibel Marina; entry fee $700 per boat (team of four), additional anglers $100 each; proceeds benefit Blessings in a Backpack program; capatins' meeting 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at The Lighthouse Waterfront Restaurant; 6 a.m. Aug. 18 fishing two divisions (big boat over 30-feet, small boat under 30 feet), limit three grouper, two snapper per team to weigh scale. Info: Ron Riley (239) 671-9347, Kristi Riley (239) 850-1707; Web:

Sunday, Aug. 19

Lee County Archers 3D Archery Shoot - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; sign up 8 a.m., shotgun start 9 a.m.; roving field range of 20 3D target stations plus 14-station NFAA field course; shooting fee $10. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Sunday, Aug. 26

Fort Myers Sunday Morning Softball League - Registering teams for league play beginning Aug. 26 and runs through December; 12-14 game schedule plus playoffs; ASA rules; middle division teams only; fee is $490. Info: Tony 691-4817.

Sunday, Sept. 2

Lee County Archers 900 Round Event - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; 9 a.m.; all skill levels welcome. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Sept. 14-15

Fillet & Release Fishing Tournament - Matanzas Inn, Fort Myers Beach; captains' meeting 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Bahama Breeze; cash payout of $7,050 based on 30-boat entry, proceeds benefit Hope Hospice. Info: Amy Andrew (239) 940-4473; email:

Saturday, Sept. 15

Candlelighters Gold Ribbon Classic Golf Tournament - Bonita Bay East, Naples; 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, foursome scramble format; proceeds benefir children with cancer & blood disorders. Info: (239) 432-2223; Web:

SFABC/FABC Basketball Coaches Clinic - Bishop Verot High School, 9 a.m. registration, clinic 9:30 a.m., social & Q&A with great lineup of guest coach speakers 6 p.m.; cost $50 per person. Info: (email)

Friday, Sept. 28

Swings For The Sox Golf Tournament - Gateway Golf & Country Club, Fort Myers; 8:30 a.m. start, foursome scramble format; entry fee $500 (foursome), sponsorships start at $100; proceeds benefit the Red Sox Foundation: Info: (239) 226-4783; email:

Saturday, Oct. 13

FISH 10K Race - Sanibel Community House, start/finish for 4th annual 10K race; 7:30 a.m.; trade fair, refreshment tables & water stations for runners; proceeds benefit food shelf stock and other services for Friends In Service Here of Sanibel. Web:

Nov. 2-3

Caloosa Grand Finale - Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Myers Beach; lines in water 7 a.m. Nov. 3, weigh-in 5 p.m.; entry fee $300 per angler (50 team limit); target species redfish plus mystery fish announced at captains' meeting Nov. 2; cash prizes $10,000redfish bonanza, separate entry $250, 100 percent payout. Web:

Nov. 2-4

RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Tournament - Naples Yacht Club, Goodland & Everglades City; open to all amateur anglers, awards in four divisions plus largest fish, grand slam, corporate team and top female; kickoff party 5:30 p.m. Nov. 2, fishing 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3-4, awards ceremony 6 p.m. Nov. 4; online registration limited to first 60 teams, sponsorships available, proceeds benefit Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Info: (239) 403-4219; email:; Web:

Monday, Nov. 12

Children's Hospital of SW Florida Golf Classic - Pelican Nest Golf Club; 18-hole foursome scramble format; entry fee $175 per player, sponsorships available; proceeds benefit Pelican Landing Fund which supports Children's Hospital of SW Florida. Info: Larry McPherson (239) 992-8810; email:

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