Sports briefs for the week of March 24:



Beginner lessons set for ages 7 to 14


Garrison’s women to host annual spring meeting


Ellendale Ruritan hosting ham/turkey shoot


Turkey shoot set for March 28


Holy Cross spring season registration now open


Manning, Gitney win Cupid’s Chase 5K


Shamrock Scramble goes to Manning, Sanclemente


Skills camp and clinics for children in grades 3 to 8

GOLF
Beginner lessons set for ages 7 to 14
The Kent County Parks and Recreation Department is offering Beginner Junior Golf Lessons for ages 7 to 14 from noon to 1 p.m. Saturdays, March 27 to May 1, at Garrison’s Lake Golf Course, Smyrna.
Four classes will be held on the driving range and one will be on the course.

The fee is $65.

For more information, visit www.kentcountyrec.com.

Garrison’s women to host annual spring meeting
The Garrison’s Lake Women’s Golf Association will hold its annual spring meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 1, at the Golf Course Clubhouse, Smyrna.

Membership in the association is $24 annually.

For more information, email ajwilliams8@comcast.net.

HUNTING
Ellendale Ruritan hosting ham/turkey shoot
The Ellendale Ruritan will hold a ham/turkey shoot at 11 a.m., 10:30 a.m. sign-up, Saturday, March 27, at the Ellendale VFW, 14411 VFW Road.

Refreshments will be available and proceeds benefit the Ellendale VFW.

For more information, call 249-7025.

Turkey shoot set for March 28
The Diamond State Beagle Club will host a turkey shoot at 9 a.m. Sunday, March 28, at 1054 Beagle Club Road, Felton.

Prizes include turkey, hams, chicken, meat, shrimp and money.

For more information, call Rod at 492-8599.

VOLLEYBALL
Holy Cross spring season registration now open
The spring co-ed volleyball program at Holy Cross is now accepting registration for the 2010 season.

The program is open to third-graders through high school boys and girls, and participants do not need to be members of the Holy Cross parish. All practices and matches are held in the Holy Cross gym.

Evaluations will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 29, for third- to eight-graders, and at 7:30 p.m. the same date for ninth- to 12th-graders. Practices begin the following week.

The fee is $50 for the first child and $25 for each additional child. Walk-up registrations will be accepted up to an hour before evaluations begin.

Registration forms and information are available at the Holy Cross Parish office, 631 S. State St., Dover; or at the Holy Cross School website, www.hcs.pvt.k12.de.us/hcs/students.

For more information, call Stephanie Kruczkiewicz at 843-832-9987 or Jim Clougherty at 284-3683, or email pg99kp@yahoo.com.

FITNESS
Manning, Gitney win Cupid’s Chase 5K
The Cupid’s Chase 5K Run/Walk was held March 6 at Silver Lake Park, Dover.

The winners were: Overall: Jess Manning, 18:56, for males, and El Gitney, 23:33, for females.

Masters: Pete Gitney, 19:45, for males, and Amy Hoey, 25:23, for females.

Twenty to 29: Jessica Gondeck, 38:45, first for females.

Thirty to 39: Chris Hurd, 20:01, first, and Gregory Smith, 21:42, second for males; and Jennifer Raley, 26:32, first, Tiffany Manning, 28:03, second, and Oribel McFann-Mora, 28:06, third for females.

Forty to 49: Greg Massey, 22:16, first, Mark Groce, 25:26, second, and Timothy Horne, 25:58, third for males; and Sandra Krugh, 26:20, first, Lorna Thomason, 26:46, second, and Ronni Carney, 28:01, third for females.

Fifty to 59: Jack Coll, 25:28, first, and Jose Lukecart, 27:17, second for males.

Sixty to 69: Tom Keating, 23:41, first, Richard Grace, 25:10, second, and Robert Wolhar, 26:25, third for males.

Seventy and older: Lee Masser, 32:57, first for males.

Couples: El and Pete Gitney, first, Tiffany and Jess Manning, second, and Kris Richey and Chris Hurd, third, for the run; and Anne Brown and Rick Bush, first, for the walk.

Walkers: Rick Bush, 46:20, first, and Matt Andrews, 46:33, second, for males; and Catherine Dryden, 44:13, first, Debbie Johnson, 44:41, second, and Anne Brown, 46:20, third for females.

Shamrock Scramble goes to Manning, Sanclemente
The Shamrock Scramble 5K Run/Walk was held March 20 at Silver Lake Park, Dover.

The winners were: Overall: Jess Manning, 19:11, for males and Drew Sanclemente, 20:58, for females.

Masters: Pete Gitney, 19:44, for males and Amy Hoey, 25:06, for females.

Twenty to 29: John Lehne, 23:20, first, and Russell Michalak, 26:40, second for males; and Emily Maurer, 23:34, first, Gabrielle Lyons, 24:28, second, and Nicole Johnson, 24:31, third for females.

Thirty to 39: Gregory Smith, 21:18, first, Terry Lovin, 25:16, second, and John Martin, 33:31, third for males; Tammie-Lynn Best, 23:23, first, Jeanette Hammon, 23:33 second, and Emily Outten, 24:01, third for females.

Forty to 49: Greg Massey, 21:36, first, Harry White, 22:21, second, and Mike Gondeck, 23:37, third for males; and Sandra Krugh, 25:51, first, Lorna Thomason, 27:02, second, and Rose Ann Smith, 27:48, third for females.

Fifty to 59: John Durk, 27:07, first, Peter DiMaria, 29:51, second, and Scott Adkisson, 32:46, third for males; and Laura Vaughn, 28:32, first, Janella Newman, 39:04, second, and Diana Woodward, 46:47, third for females.

Sixty to 69: Tom Keating, 24:05, first, Richard Grace, 25:01, second and Robert Wolhar, 28:54, third for males.

Walkers: Brad Lane, 31:07, first, Bob Carroll, 36:56, second and Jim Lyons, 40:25, third for males; and Mary Galasso, 41:42, first, Catherine Dryden, 43:41, second, and Anne Brown, 43:49, third for females.

BASKETBALL
Skills camp and clinics for children in grades 3 to 8
The 302 Hoops basketball clinics and camps for boys and girls in grades 3 to 8 will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays throughout the spring, beginning March 27, at Campus Community High School, 350 Pear St., Dover.

Areas covered in the classes include shooting instruction, defensive technique, ball side and help side defense, stance and close-outs, ball handling, passing and receiving, rebounding, healthy eating, strength and conditioning, and more.

The instructors include Saint Thomas More Preparatory Head Coach Dean Burrows and Campus Community Head Coach Michael Fabber, as well as high school basketball players.

The cost is $20 per player, per session, with the option to purchase four sessions for the price of three.

For more information, call 858-9804.