Sports calendar

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Basketball sign-ups
Youth basketball sign-ups will begin on Monday, Sept. 27 at the LaFollette Community Center. Girls and boys, ages 5 thru 12, are eligible to participate. Sign-up hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday until October 16.

Golf tournament
The 8th annual Community Health of East Tennessee Golf Tournament will be held Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 1 p.m. at The Greens at Deerfield. Prizes include $500 for first place, $300 for second place, $200 for third place and $100 for mystery place. For more information, call 423-563-1047.

Paintball tournament
A paintball tournament will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2 at Jellico beginning at 9 a.m. First place will receive a trophy, while second and third place finishers will receive ribbons. Speedball is $15 for a team of three. RPS Stinger Paint Ball 2000 is $36, while XO Spectrum Paint Ball 2000 is $36. For more information, call Randy Day at 423-912-9030. The paintball tournament is a fundraiser for the Jellico High School softball team.
Fun run and walk
The Glade Springs Baptist Church 5K for Christ Fun Run and Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning at 9 a.m., at Cove Lake State Park.
Check-in and day-of-event registration will start at 8:30 a.m. at the swimming pool shelter. Pastor Chris Stanley will give a devotional at 9 a.m., with the race immediately following. Refreshments will be served after the even. Pre-registered participants will receive a t-shirt at check-in on race day.
Late registrants can purchase t-shirts at the event, while supplies last, at a price of $10. The registration fee is $15. All proceeds will go to the Glade Springs Baptist Church building fund.
For more information or to request a registration form, call Michelle Garrett at 931-510-4780.