WV HITTING & PITCHING CAMPS
The Walker Valley Hitting & Pitching Camps will be held Jan. 29, Feb. 5 and 12 at the WVHS hitting facility. Instruction will be provided for kindergarden through eighth-grade participants. The Cost is $100 for each camp or $150 for both. Registration will be held Jan. 8 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the hitting facility. For more information contact Joe Shamblin at 584-6494 or Mike Turner at 595-2640.
A Cleveland based, 16-under baseball team is looking for local players to play in Knoxville, Chattanooga and nearby North Georgia tournaments commencing after the high school season. The team is looking for a strong catcher, several skilled position players and quality pitchers. Tryouts will be held in February. For more information, email email@example.com.
U.S. BASEBALL ACADEMY
U.S. Baseball Academy will offer advanced hitting, pitching, fielding/baserunning and catching training programs and instruction at Cleveland State Community College, under the direction of Cleveland State Community College Head Baseball Coach, Mike Policastro.The instruction dates are Feb. 5, and 12.
The second annual Tryout Tune-Up will take place the on the final two Sundays in January. Robbie Winters, former Bradley Central, Cleveland State, and Lee University baseball player and former head coach at Lake Forest Middle School, will be directing the clinic. The tune-up will emphasize offensive and defensive fundamentals for each camper. All young men, ages 5-15, planning on playing baseball this spring are encouraged to attend. The date for the Tryout Tune-Up is Jan. 29 and will last from 2-5 p.m. For more information or to register, contact Coach Winters at 473-9645.
Tennessee Xtreme girls basketball tryouts for girls in grades three through eight will be held Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. at Arnold Elementary School, 473 8th Street, Cleveland, TN. For more information, contact Juan Hansford at 635-0999.
COUNTY UMPIRE MEETINGS
The Bradley County Softball Association is recruiting umpires and scorekeepers for the 2012 season. Meeting dates and times are; Sunday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4 at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 25 at 2 p.m. All meetings will be held at the South Cleveland Community Center. For more information or to sign up, contact Randy Moore at 504-3839 or Rita Hannah at 559-3322.
INDOOR SOFTBALL CLINIC
An indoor softball clinic with April Richards will run on Tuesdays during January at the indoor facility at Bradley Square mall. The clinic will focus on all basic skills of softball for ages 4-17. The cost $100 at the door. For more information, call Toye at 313-8891.
The 12th annual Bash-4-Cash softball tournament for classes C, D, E and women’s leagues will be held March 12 at The Summit softball complex. There will also be a co-ed tournament. The entry fee is $225 plus sanction fee. Teams may pre-register at www.softballwire.co. For more information, contact Billy Knight at (423)504-2574 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Anthony Nelson at (423)432-7100.
There will be an ISA youth softball tournament of teams 6-under through 16-under March 24 at Tinsley Park. Prizes will be awarded for first through third-place finishers. The cost is $50 per team for 6- and 8-under and $200 per team for 10- through 14-under. There is a four game guarantee. For more information, contact Billy Knight at 504-2574, 421-3285 or email email@example.com or Anthony Nelson at 432-7100.
OCOEE MIDDLE SCHOOL TRYOUTS AND CLINIC
Ocoee Middle School will be having volleyball tryouts on Jan. 28 in the gymatorium. The sixth-grade tryouts will be from 8 until 10 a.m. Seventh-grade tryouts will be from 10 until 11:30 a.m. and eighth-grade tryouts from 11:30 until 12:30 p.m. There will be a mini volleyball clinic on Jan. 27 from right after school until 5 p.m. The cost is $10. Participants may pay on on the day of the clinic. The clinic is not required to tryout. For more information, call Judy Pruett at (423)715-3483.