WEEK OF EXCELLENCE CAMP
The ninth annual “Week of Baseball Excellence” baseball camp will be held from 9 a.m. until noon June 13-17 at the Bradley County Industrial Park Baseball Complex All children ages 5-15 are encouraged to attend. Baseball fundamentals will be taught in a relaxed and fun environment. Local high school and college players will serve as speakers and instructors throughout the week. The cost for the camp is $60 and includes a camp T-shirt and a fundamental drill notebook. Concessions will be available. The camp will be directed by former Lake Forest baseball coach, Robbie Winters. For more information, call coach Winters at 473-9645. Coaches, a special team rate of $50 per player if at least five players from your team attend.
BRADLEY BASEBALL CAMP
The Bradley Central Baseball Camp will be held May 31-June 3 at the McKenzie Baseball Complex. Players ages 5-12 are invited to to participate in the daily sessions at a cost of $75, which includes a camp t-shirt. Registration will be held the morning of May 31. In case of bad weather sessions will be held in the indoor hitting facility. For more information contact coach Travis Adams at 240-5882.
WALKER VALLEY CAMP
The annual Walker Valley Baseball Camp will be held May 31-June 3 at the Bradley County Recreation Park. With sessions running from 8-11 each morning the camp offers fundamental instruction for ages 5-12. The cost is $50 per camper with t-shirts provided for each camper. For more information contact Joe Shamblin at 364-6951 or Mike Turner at 618-1149.
LEE BASEBALL CAMPS
On June 6-10, the Lee Flames will host Day School at Olympic Field. The school will be for ages 5-15 and will run from 9 a.m. until noon The cost will be $85 or $150 for brothers attending. Teams can also call for special rates. All sessions will be conducted by the Lee baseball staff and players. Fundamentals stressed include hitting, bunting, throwing and defense. Games will be played each day. Each participant receives a T-Shirt.
LEE SESSIONS CAMP
Lee University baseball coach Mark Brew will conduct a Baseball School Sessions Camp June 6-10 at Olympic Field from 9 a.m. til noon. The camp will be held for ages 5 through15. The cost will be $85 for individuals or $150 for brothers. Call for special team rates. For more information contact coach Brew at 614-8638 or email email@example.com.
Cleveland State baseball coach Mike Policastro will conduct the following summer Baseball Camps: Youth Skills Camp, June 6-9 for ages 5-14. Camp hours will be 9 a.m. to noon. Campers will participate in group instruction and participate in a game each day. Cost will be $70.00, which includes a camp T-shirt. Youth Pitcher/Catcher Camp, June 13-14,and a Youth Hitting Camp, June 15-16, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each day. Both camps will be for ages 8-16. The camps will consist of advanced instruction on the fundamentals of pitching, catching and hitting. Cost will For registration information contact Mike Policastro at (423) 478-6219.
BRANDON TURNER ADVANCED HITTING CAMP
Former Mississippi State All-American, Florida Marlin Minor Leaguer, and current Carson-Newman assistant Brandon Turner will be conducting an advanced hitting on June 6-7 and an advanced infield camp for ages 12-18 on June 8-9 from 9-11 a.m. at Walker Valley High School. This will be a very advanced and beneficial camps for young players covering every aspect of hitting and fieldings. The camps will only be accepting 30 players. The cost is $50 for each camper or $75 for campers who attend both. For information or to register, contact Brandon Turner at 423-464-0320 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cleveland State will host a series of summer baseball tournaments in June: 15-under June 18, 19 — entry deadline is May 27; 14-under tournament, entry deadline is June 3. The 15-under tournament and 16-under tournament will be three (3) games pool play and championship. The cost is $350 and a six baseballs. The cost is $400 and a dozen baseballs. The 14-under and 13-under tournament will be three (3) games pool play and championship. The cost is $300 and six baseballs. For more information, contact Jason Sewell at 614-8744 or (423)435-5242 or go to
LEE ADVANCED CAMP
On July 11-13 an advanced hitting, pitching and catching camp will be held at Olympic Field. Two sessions will be held with the first beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at noon. It will focus on hitting instructions. The second session will begin at 1 p.m. and end at 3 p.m. The camp stress pitching and catching and is for youngsters 8-17 years of age. The cost will be $55 for hitting instruction and $45 for pitching and catching. Campers can attend both sessions (morning and afternoon) for $90. For more information, contact coach Brew at 614-8638 or email email@example.com.
A Cleveland-based 14-under select baseball team is seeking strong pitcher for local tournaments in Dalton, Rossville, Chattanooga and Collegedale. For more information, reply to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WVHS FRESHMAN TRYOUTS
Walker Valley freshman boys tryouts will be held at Walker Valley high school on May 26, 27 at 1 p.m. For more information, call call Coach Bob Williams at 829-6443.
The Bradley Central High School Bearettes Basketball Camp will be held May 31-June 2 from 8:30 a.m. until noon in Jim Smiddy Arena at BCHS. The camp is open to ages 5-14 and will teach basic fundamentals. The camp will be instructed by Bearettes coaches Jason Reuter, Kyle Copeland, Katie Nelson and the Bearettes basketball team. The cost for the camp is $55 per camper or $45 for campers attending two days. T-Shirts will be given to campers along with various camper awards. For more information, call 284-2135.
LADY RAIDERS CAMP
The Cleveland Lady Raiders Basketball Camp will take place May 31-June 2 from 8 a.m. until noon. The camp will be run by CHS head coach Rachel Moore and the CHS coaching staff, along with former and present players. Prizes will be given daily and all campers will receive a T-shirt. The cost for the camp is $50. For more info contact, coach Rachel Moore at 595-2664.
The Ocoee Middle School Shooting and Ball Handling Camp for girls and boys ages 6 and up will be held May 31-June 3 at OMS from 5 until 8 p.m. The cost of the camp is $50. The camp will cover the fundamentals of basketball and will be run by OMS coach Joe Spencer and assistants. All shots and shooting positions will be taught as well as ball handling. Free T-shirts will be given to all campers. Participants may register on the first day of camp.
MEIGS BOOSTERS TOURNAMENT
The Meigs County Boys Basketball Booster Club will be hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on June 4. The games will be held at Decatur City Park. All games will be half court. The entry fee is $100 per team and 4 players are allowed per team with a 3-game guarantee. The male groups will be sixth and seventh grade, eighth grade, high school, 19-35 Recreational division, 19-over competitive division and 35-over. The female groups will be sixth and seventh grade, eighth grade, high school and 19-up. The tournament is limited to the first 70 teams. The deadline to register is May 30. For more information, contact Michael Malone at 619-1477 or Sammy Perkinson at 506-6155, or e-mail email@example.com.
An open gym for rising sixth-grade girls interested in trying out for the Ocoee Middle Lady Colts basketball team will be held May 23-25 from 5 until 7 p.m. Tryouts for the sixth-grade team will be held June 9, 11,13,14. Tryout times will be posted on the OMS website by June 1.
BEARS BASKETBALL CAMP
The 15th annual Bradley Central Bears basketball camp for ages 6-14 will run June 6-8 from 8:30 a.m. until noon. The camp, conducted by Bradley coaches Kent Smith and Chuck Clark, plus current and former Bears will cover basic fundamental of basketball. The cost is $50 per camper and includes a free T-shirt. There will be team competitions, a 3-point shooting contest and awards for more information, call 476-0638 or 284-0148.
HEART OF A CHAMPION
The Colby Stansberry Heart of a Champion Challenge 3-on-3 will be held June 11 at Cleveland Middle School. Warm up will begin at 8:30 a.m. Starting time for the Challenge will be at 9. There will be a live auction, silent auction and bake sale the day of the challenge. Admission is free and all proceeds go to the Colby Stansberry Scholarship Memorial Fund. For more information, call 716-1687.
WV SKILLS CAMP
The Walker Valley Individual Skills Camp will be held June 13-16 from 9 a.m. until noon each day. The camp is for boys and girls through the eighth grade at a cost of $50. For more information contact coach Jessica Stone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cleveland High School will host an individual basketball camp for boys ages 6-15, June 13-16 from 9 a.m. until noon. The cost for the camp is $60 with a brother rate of $90. A discount is available for campers registered before May 23. Free T-shirts and a camp basketball will be given to all campers and concessions will be available. For more information, contact Jason McCowan at 618-2703.
LEE MEN’S CAMPS
Lee Univeristy men’s basketball coach Tommy Brown will be olding a pair of camps this summer at Walker Arena. The first will be a Mini Camp, June 13-15 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.at a cost of $85. The second will be a Full Week Camp, July 11-15 at a cost of $130. Both camps are open to ages 5-17 and will work on fundamentals, footwork, shooting and teamwork. Lunch will be provided each day. For more info contact Matt Sanders at 614-8461 or at email@example.com.
LEE WOMEN’S CAMP
The Lee University Women’s Basketball Team Camp will be held June 16-18 for high school and junior high teams. The Marty Rowe Skills and Drills Individual Basketball Camp for girls ages 5-15 is slated for June 27-July 1. For more information about either of these camps, contact Mindy Kiser at 423-614-8452 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Tennessee Express girls and boys AAU/YBOA youth basketball organization is hold registration for the 2011 summer league and travel team. For more information, call 310-7686 or 790-1555 or come by Premier Screen Printing to register.
Signups have begun for a sixth-grade girls AAU basketball team to be coached by Lee University head basketball coach Tommy Brown and former Lee University player and Atlanta area high school coach Richie Hughes. The team will be composed of current sixth-grade girls. The team will play locally and travel to area tournaments. Tryouts will be open to all girls that are currently in the sixth grade. For more information, call Richie Hughes (404) 569- 6173.
Girls interested in playing AAU basketball may contact Juan Hansford at 635-0999 for more information or visit www.tnextreme.com.
BRADLEY FOOTBALL CAMP
The Bradley Central Football Kids Camp will be held May 26-28. The camp is for kids in first through eighth grades. Daily sessions will run from 9 a.m. until noon. For more information, call 476-0602.
VIETNAM VETERANS TOURNAMENT
The 18th annual Vietnam Veterans golf tournament hosted by Edward G. Sharpe, No. 596, chapter of VVA Inc., will be held May 28 at Chatata Valley. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a 9:30 tee time. Lunch will be provided by Chick-Fil-A. The cost for the 2-person, select shot tournament is $60 per person, $50 for seniors 60 years old and up. Mulligans will be available for purchase. Hole sponsorships are $100 per hole. Plaques will be awarded for first, second and third places in three flights. There will also be prizes for longest drive and closest to the pin. For more information, or to register, call Bruce Barnes at 479-1118.
100 BLACK MEN TOURNAMENT
100 Black Men of Bradley County will host its annual golf tournament June 25 at Chatta Valley. Golfers will compete on 18 holes for chances to win cash, prizes and trophies. The tournament will begin at 8:30 a.m with a shotgun start. The ntry fee is $60 per golfer. For more information or to register, contact any member of the organization or call Avery Johnson at 423-593-4418.
DURKEE ROAD COGOP TOURNAMENT
Durkee Road Church of God of Prophecy will host a golf tournament at Chatata Valley June 25. All proceeds from the 2-person, select shot tournament will go directly to the building fund. The cost is $45 per player in registered by June 17, $50 per person after. There will be three flights with prizes awarded for first through third place as well as for a hole in one, closest to the pin and longest drive. Hole sponsorships are available. For more information, contact rev. Rick Brogdon at 504-8987.
Any athlete planning on playing sports at Cleveland High School next school year can get their required physicals June 6 from 1-3 p.m. at the Jones Wrestling Building. Needed forms are available at tssaa.org or from any CHS head coach.
CANDIES CREEK CAMP
Candies Creek Baptist Church will host its annual soccer camp “Kickin’ it at the Creek” June 13-17. The camp will last from 9 a.m. until noon each day. The cost for the entire week is only $10. The camp will be led by Ooltewah High School’s head men’s soccer coach Rick Adolph. Drills we will be run to get rid of bad habits and establish good form in passing, shooting and dribbling. The camp is open to children who have completed grades K - 6. Space in the camp is limited to the first 50 applicants. Registration forms may be found online at www.candiescreek.com or can be picked up in the church office at 294 Old Eureka Road in Charleston. Registrations may be mailed, droppp off, faxed (476-6607) or emailed (to Todd@candiescreek.com. For more information, contact the church office at 479-3731.
UPPER 90 SUMMER LEAGUE
Walker Valley soccer coach Tom Bayliss will once again be holding a Upper 90 Summer 7v7 League. Teams may have up to 12 players made up of current high school students (including 2011 graduates). A boys and girls league will play throughout the month of June at a cost of $300 per team. Teams should be registered by May 27. Contact Bayliss for further info at 715-9699.
LEE UNIVERSITY CAMP
The Lee University Summer Skills Softball camps directed by Lady Flames’ head coach Emily Russell for ages 5 through 10 will be held June 6-9 at Butler Field on the Lee University campus. The camp for ages 9 through 18 will be held June 13-15. For more information, contact coach Russell at 614-8456, 614-8440, email: email@example.com or visit www.leeuniversity.edu/athletics/camps/aspx.
The 97 Attitude select softball team is looking for a pitcher, shortstop and second baseman. For more information, contact Rick at 706-264-9457 or Tom at 645-5573.
The Cleveland Aqua Tigers summer swim sign ups will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at Tinsley Pool Pavilion or the first week of practice. No experience neccessary. The program is for ages four years through 12th grade. The first practice will be May 31 until July 22. The cost is $100 for the first child, $80 for the second and $50 for each additional child. The Aqua Tigers are coached by USA certified coaching staff. For more information, contact April at 503-8422.
WVHS OPEN GYM/TRYOUTS
Walker Valley High School will hold tryouts today from noon until 3 p.m. and May 25 from 9 a.m. until noon. Athletes must attend both days. For more information, contact coach Judy Pruett at 715-3483.
WVHS MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMP
The Walker Valley Middle School Volleyball Camp at Ocoee Middle will be held July 25-27 from Noon until 3 p.m. The cost for the camp is $30. Registration will be held on the first day of camp from 11:30 a.m. until noon. For more information, contact coach Judy Pruett at 715-3483.
LEE VOLLEYBALL CAMPS
Lee University volleyball coach Andrea Hudson has released the dates and times for summer camps to be held over the next two months. Premier Camp-High School: May 30-June 1. Camp limited to 20 players. Cost is $325 (housing and meals included). Premier Camp-Middle School: May 31-June 2, 9 a.m.-noon. Cost is $100. Limited to first 20 players. A day camp version of the premier over-night camp. Setters Camp: June 2-3, limited to first 20 players. Cost is $175 (housing and food included). Available for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Highly specialized training for setters, both in fundamental and advanced skills. For more camp information, call coach Hudson at 614-8453 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRADLEY CENTRAL TRYOUTS
The Bradley Central Bearettes volleyball team will hold tryouts today from noon-2 p.m. and June 6, 7 from 6-8 p.m. at Jim Smiddy Arena. Free sports physicals will be given at the arena May 16 at 4:30. For more information, contact Christie McElhaney at 309-8760 or Terry McElhaney at 240-8989.
LADY RAIDERS CAMP
Clevleand High volleyball coach Patricia Flowers will hold the 2011 Lady Raider Camp June 13-16 from 9 until noon each morning at the Cleveland Middle School gym. The camp is for 4th-8th grade girls. Cost is $50 for early registration or $60 the first day of the camp (ask about sibling and/or faculty discount). Make Checks Payable To: CHS Volleyball and mail to 850 Raider Drive; Cleveland, TN 37312 or contact coach Flowers at email@example.com or by calling the school at 478-1113.