SPORTS BRIEFS: Stevens Center golf event set for Tobacco Road
The Stevens Center’s annual golf tournament is set for Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Tobacco Road Golf Club.
Four-person teams will play a captain’s choice format. Tee times are 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registration is $65 and includes golf, cart, beverages and lunch by Chick-Fil-A.
Please call (919) 776-4048 to check availability.
DRNVO fall baseball and softball registration under way
Registration for Deep River Northview Optimist fall baseball and softball is underway. Sign-up is available online at drnvobaseball.com now through Aug. 18 or at the ballpark in the clubhouse on the following dates: 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9 and Friday, Aug. 16 and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug. 17. Anyone registering after Aug. 18 will be placed on a waiting list.
The leagues being offered, with registration fee, are: 5-6 baseball (machine pitch) - $45, 7-8 baseball (machine pitch) - $50, 9-10 baseball (arm pitch) - $50, 11-12 baseball (arm pitch) - $50, 13-15 baseball - $50, 6-8 softball - $50, 9-12 softball - $50.
Each child will be required to purchase 15 $2 raffle tickets for fundraising for a cash drawing. This is being done in lieu of a fall feed fundraiser. This is necessary to raise funds to cover the costs of running the league’s programs as the registration fees do not cover overheads. Players will pre-buy tickets and sell them to recover their money.
Sanford Golf Course hosting Cape Fear Cup
Sanford Municipal Golf Course will be the host course for the second Cape Fear Cup Oct. 5-6. The Cape Fear Cup is a Ryder Cup-format tournament with Sanford golfers facing Harnett County golfers.
Sanford Golf Course will have a qualifier on Aug. 9 starting at 12 p.m. Eight qualifiers for the 12-man roster will be taken. The cost to play in the qualifier is $35 and goes to expenses for the weekend of the event.
For more information or to sign up, go to the Sanford Golf Course pro shop.
Gymnastics class sign-ups coming up
Lee County Parks and Recreation is holding fall gymnastics class registrations from 3-6 p.m. on Aug. 21-23 at Lee County Gymnastics at 221 Commercial Court, Sanford.
The courses are for ages toddler and older. Class sizes are limited. Call (919) 774-6445 for more information.