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Sports Notes, Aug. 7

Tennis coaches needed for fall

Tennis coaches are needed for USTA Jr. Team Tennis for the fall season. Players at the 3.5 level will be trained as coaches. Teams are made up of youth ages 8 and under or 10 and under. Practices are held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays.

The position pays $12 per hour and $8.25 per hour for training and administrative duties.

For more information or to schedule an interview, email David Bell at david.bell@raleighnc.gov.

Junior golf tournament

The 24th annual Jack Ratz Jr. Memorial Junior Golf Tournament is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at Wildwood Green Golf Club, 3000 Bally Bunion Way, Raleigh. The event is open to junior golfers, ages 6-18, and costs $50 per person. The Ratz family will donate $1,000 to the Cardinal Gibbons High School memorial scholarship in the winners’ names. For more information, call 919-846-8376.

Cheerleading clinic at Southeast Raleigh

Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School will hold a fall cheerleading clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at the school, 2600 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh.

The clinic, for ages 5-13, will feature cheers, chants, dances, stunts and tumbling. A performance for parents will be held at 2:30 p.m.

The registration fee is $25 before Friday, Aug. 9 and $35 the day of the clinic. Bring a bag lunch, or purchase lunch for $5.

For more information or to register, visit www.srhscheerleading.webs.com

Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic

The Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic will be held Aug. 23-25 at the North Ridge Country Club, 6612 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. Participating celebrities include NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley and actor Anthony Anderson. Individual player sponsorships cost $4,500 and a four-player sponsorship costs $16,000. All proceeds will benefit The V Foundation for cancer research. For more information, visit www.golfclassic.org.

Bike ride and fundraiser

The fourth annual Raleigh Police Memorial Foundation’s Five-O 50K and 100K Memorial Rides will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Trek Raleigh, 10911 Raven Ridge Road. The 100K bicycle ride will begin at 7:30 a.m., followed by the 50K ride at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $35 in advance and $40 the day of the ride. Proceeds will benefit the Raleigh Police Memorial Foundation. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to register, visit www.RPDmemorial.org.

Basketball league registration

Registration for the Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department’s men’s basketball leagues and Dream League Basketball will continue through Friday, Aug. 30. The leagues are:

4-on-4 Men’s leagues: Two leagues are available for men ages 35 and younger, and men ages 35 and older. The entry fee is $200 per team and leagues will play on weeknights September through October.

Dream League: Dream League basketball is an adaptive basketball league designed for school-age children with special needs. League play is scheduled for Saturday mornings September through November.

The fee is $40 for residents and $80 for nonresidents. Registration forms are available at www.wakeforestnc.gov/parksrecreation.aspx or at Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest.

For more information, contact Athletic Coordinator Edward Austin at 919-435-9562 or eaustin@wakeforestnc.gov.

3K walk-a-thon in Raleigh

The Beauty Campaign will hold a 3K walkathon from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at Anderson Point Park, 20 Anderson Point Drive, Raleigh. The cost is $35 and includes a T-shirt. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.facebook.com/TheBeautyCampaign.

Big Muddy Challenge

The Big Muddy Challenge will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, in Raleigh. The cost is $72 for a parent and child team and includes a race shirt, headband and refreshments. For more information or to register, visit bigmuddychallenge.com/Events.html.

CZC Charity Golf Classic

The Annual Comfort Zone Camp for Kids Charity Golf Classic will be held Monday, Sept. 9, at the Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hills Drive, Raleigh. Individual players pay $200 and four-person team sponsorships start at $750. Proceeds will be used to send kids to CZC, a nonprofit bereavement camp. For more information, visit www.czcnc.org or call 919-609-8222.

Magnificent Mile Race

The eighth annual Magnificent Mile Race will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at 300 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. The event will feature competitive, recreational and kids’ races. The costs start at $25. Proceeds will benefit the Spastic Paraplegia Foundation. For more information or to register, visit www.magmilerace.com.

Pickleball open play

Play pickleball from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St., Raleigh. Pickleball is played on a badminton court with a lowered net, a perforated plastic baseball and wood paddles. It is easy to learn but can develop into a competitive game for experienced players. For more information or to register, contact Joe Vartanesian at retired17@gmail.com.

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