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Sports digest

Published October 19, 2007


Ballet: Registration for ballet class for ages 3 to adult is open at the Center for the Arts Ballet School at the Scottish Rite Center, 5500 Memorial Highway. Call 813 887-1979.

Basketball: Register for Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Winter Hoops 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Dick's Sporting Goods at Westfield Citrus Park. Signup is for boys and girls 6 to 15. The cost is $50 or $475 for a 10-person roster. Forms are available at Call (813) 239-4637.

Golf: The Putting Fore Friendships golf tournament is at 11 a.m. today at Cheval Country Club, 4312 Cheval Blvd. The event features contests, entertainment and an afterparty to benefit Best Buddies, which pairs intellectually disabled people to create friendships and job opportunities. The cost is $125 for singles and $400 for a foursome. Call (813) 254-9025.

Golf: The Tampa East Sertoma's 2007 Benefit Golf Classic starts at 12:30 p.m. today at the Eagles Golf & Country Club, 16101 Nine Eagles Drive, Odessa. The cost of $125 includes cart, greens fees and balls. Event benefits Achieve Tampa Bay, All Sports Community Services, Sertoma's Youth Ranch and others. Call (813) 960-5844.

Golf: The Wayne Odell Keystone Classic Golf Tournament is 9 a.m. Nov. 3 at Silver Dollar Golf Club, 12711 Silver Dollar Drive. It features a best-ball scramble and hole-in-one contest to benefit Keystone United Methodist Church. Register by Oct. 28. The cost is $60. Call (813) 920-5153.

Krav Maga: The Tampa Academy of Martial Arts will offer Krav Maga, "contact combat," classes from 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting Tuesday at the center, 12719 Race Track Road. Krav Maga is the official fighting style of the Israeli Defense Forces and is a combination of judo, jujitsu and other styles. Call (813) 855-6152 or visit

Volleyball: Club Storm Volleyball seeks qualified coaches for the upcoming season. The club teams are for girls ages 9 to 18. Coaches receive training. Practices are at the Bob Sierra Family YMCA, 4029 Northdale Blvd. Call (813) 767-9557 or visit

Volleyball: Club Storm Volleyball will have tryouts for its different club levels at Bob Sierra Family YMCA, 4029 Northdale Blvd. Elementary and middle school tryouts for girls ages 9 to 14 are from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and high school tryouts for girls ages 14, 15 and 17 are from noon to 3 p.m. and girls ages 16 and 18 have tryouts from 3:30 to 6:30 Nov. 18. Cost is $30 to tryout. Call (813) 767-9557 or visit

Tai chi: Beginner tai chi classes are at 6 p.m., and intermediate classes are at 7 p.m. Monday at the Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E Fowler Ave. Cost is $60. Call (813) 932-0241 or visit

Send sports announcements to or fax to (813) 269-5310.

[Last modified October 18, 2007, 07:04:00]

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