Fast Break: The weekend in gay sports

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Fast Break previews the weekend in Atlanta’s gay sports scene. If your event isn’t listed, e-mail me with details.

THURSDAY: The Decatur Women’s Sports League plays basketball. Tip-off is 7 p.m. at the Decatur High School gym. Dive into the pool at the Georgia Aquatic Center with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. Swimming practice at 8 p.m. Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club practice, 7 p.m. at Grayson Field in East Point.

FRIDAY: Atlanta Rainbow Trout holds swimming and water polo practice, 7:30 p.m. at Georgia Tech Aquatic Center. Hotlanta Volleyball Association opens its Spring League recreation matches, 7:30 p.m. at Agnes Scott College. The Atlanta Team Tennis Association also offers its Friday Night Drills at Glenlake Tennis Center, 6 p.m. Friends Friday bowls at Midtown Bowl, 6:30 p.m. Come Out Dancing offers lessons and a social dancing, 8 p.m. at Several Dancers Core Studio.

SATURDAY: The Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club continues its season with a 1 p.m. home match against the Birmingham Vulcans Rugby Football Club at Coan Middle School in Kirkwood. Quicksilver Country Dancers hosts its monthly dance, 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta. Front Runners Atlanta weekly run. 8 a.m. at Piedmont Park. The Atlanta Team Tennis Association offers open play for doubles, 1 p.m. at Glenlake Tennis Center.

SUNDAY: The Hotlanta Softball League hosts a sign-up for its upcoming season, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse. Front Runners Atlanta hosts a long run. 8 a.m. at Piedmont Park. Rise early for morning drills with the Atlanta Team Tennis Association, 9:30 a.m. at Glenlake Tennis Center. The Lambda bowling league begins at 1:30 p.m., Midtown Bowl. Or jump in the pool with the Atlanta Rainbow Trout. Swimming and water polo practice at 11 a.m.; diving at 4 p.m. Georgia Tech Aquatic Center.


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