ROYAL PREDATORS SOFTBALL AND T-BALL REGISTRATION will be held each Saturday through Feb. 20 at the Royal Community Center from 9 a.m. until noon each day. For more information, contact Heath Adams at 205-446-9575 or Billy Smith at 429-2074.



BLOUNT COUNTY YOUTH SOFTBALL REGISTRATION is being held at parks throughout the county. Contact the following parks: Appalachian, Blountsville, Cleveland, Locust Fork, Oneonta, Royal, and Snead for more information or email blountcountysoftball@
Registration is for girls ages 4 – 12.

ONEONTA YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION continues through Feb. 20. Players can register at the Oneonta Rec Center from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and at the Depot at the Oneonta Rec Park each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Cost is $95 per child. T-ball is coed. For more information, call 625- 3534. UMPIRES ARE NEEDED FOR UPCOMING SEASON of Blount County Youth Softball. If you are interested in umpiring, contact Mikey Yarbrough at 205-238-4814, Cyndi Patterson at 205-680-5737, or email blountcoun

ALABAMA AVENGERS, A SEMI-PRO FOOTBALL TEAM, is looking for the oldest living high school football player in the county. These men will be honorary captains for the team’s first three home games during the upcoming season. The team has several promotions scheduled for the upcoming season, including Letterman Jacket Day on Feb. 27 when anyone wearing a letterman’s jacket will be admitted to the game at half price. Advance tickets are now on sale. Season tickets are $30 for six home games; tickets at the gate will be $8 each and children 10-and-under will be admitted free. For more information, contact Dusty Thomason at 205- 353-2636.

BLOUNTSVILLE T-BALL, BASEBALL, AND SOFTBALL REGISTRATION continues through Feb. 20 at the Blountsville Town Hall. Registration will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The program is for children ages 4 through 12 (must be 4 by May 1). The fee is $90 per child.

SOUTHEASTERN YOUTH RECREATION ASSOCIATION has reformed and will hold registration for youth baseball and softball on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Southeastern School beginning at 10 a.m. Registration will also be held on Saturday, Feb. 27, for baseball only. Cost is $110 for baseball and $100 for softball – uniforms included. For more information, contact Kristina Butts at 205- 601-3519, Bill Burns at 205-675-8516, or visit www.southeasternrec. com.

APPALACHIAN YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION will be held each Saturday during the month of February from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the high school gym. Registration is for players ages 4-12. For more information, phone 205-281-1995.

OHS ATHLETIC BOOSTERS are preparing for their annual $10,000 cash giveaway. This year’s drawing (you do not have to be present to win) will be March 20 at 6 p.m. in the Oneonta High School lobby. Each $100 ticket offers the purchaser a chance at the $10,000 plus dinner for two, door prizes, and entertainment. Only 300 tickets are available so boosters urge those interested to purchase tickets early. Contact Chris Hubauer at 625-5049 to purchase tickets.