John Stegeman, Sports Editor
May 9, 2013
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Tom Grashel Memorial Golf Scramble
The Portsmouth Athletic Boosters will be holding the annual Tom Grashel Memorial Golf Scramble May 11 at Shawnee State Golf Resort.
A $220 team fee will cover cart, 18 holes and lunch. Shotgun start is slated for 2 p.m.
Awards and door prizes will be handed out throughout the day. Hole sponsorship is $50.
To register or inquire about sponsoring a hole, contact Portsmouth athletic director Joe Albrecht at 354-2500.
SSU Baseball Prospect Showcase
The sixth annual Spring Prospect Showcase will take place May 19 at Branch Rickey Park.
This pro-style workout will be conducted by the Shawnee State baseball coaching staff for players ages 15-21. Registration will take place at 9:30 a.m. and a $75 fee is required. For more information, contact Chris Moore at 821-4351, email@example.com or visit shawneestatebaseballcamps.com.
American Legion Post 23 Tryouts
Tryouts for the 2013 American Legion Post 23 baseball team will take place at 5 p.m. May 18-19 and 25-26 at the Wheelersburg High School field.
Prospective players must attend at least one session and should try to attend all tryouts. Players who are a part of a team that is still in the OHSAA tournament cannot participate in tryouts but should attend one tryout session to register.
The tryouts are for the Junior team for players ages 17 and under and the Senior team for ages 19 and under. Junior players cannot turn 18 and Senior players cannot turn 20 before Dec. 31.
This year, the Senior team has a 48-game schedule while the Juniors have close to 30 planned. High school coaches are encouraged to attend to help with evaluations. For more information, email coach Jack Branon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Red Cross Golf Scramble
The Jackson County Red Cross will be holding its second annual golf tournament fundraiser on Saturday, May 18 at Franklin Valley Golf Course. Early entry cost is $50 per person or $200 per (four-person) team. Event day entry cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded. To make a donation, or to register, please contact Kim Wortman at 1-740-517-2640 or via e-mail at Kim.Wortman@redcross.org. Donations or registrations may be mailed to: Jackson County Red Cross, 200 E. Main St., Jackson, OH 45640
Greenup County Habitat for Humanity will be hosting its fourth annual golf scramble at Oaks Golf Course in Flatwoods, Ky., Saturday May 18. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. The cost is $50 per person or $200 per team. Prizes will be awarded. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. For more information, visit greenupcountyhabitat.org, email email@example.com or call 606-836-0421.
Harvest Christian 5K/Mile walk
Harvest Christian will hold its inaugural Warrior 5K and one mile walk at 9 a.m. June 1 along the same course as the Bear Run.
Early registration before May 15 is $20 and guarantees a free T-shirt. Registration after May 15 is $25.
Awards will be provided to the top three overall finishers and the winner of each age group. Proceeds go to the Harvest Christian athletic programs. Visit hcawarrior5k.com to register and questions can be directed towards Brenden Balestra at 606-922-2261.
Ryan and Tom’s Tennis Camp
The 23rd annual Ryan and Tom’s Tennis Camp will be held June 3-5 at Mound Park in Portsmouth. Ages 11-17 will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and cost $85. Ages 5-11 will take place 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and cost $65. To register for more information, contact Ryan Carter at 354-4942 or Tom Carter at 776-2868.
West Sports Complex Summer Shootout League
Junior high boys and girls are encouraged to attend the summer shootout league at West Sports Complex beginning June 6-7. Boys will play Thursday evenings and girls will play on Friday evenings. The cost is $40 per player. For more information, contact Steve at 740-352-1822.
Notre Dame Boys Basketball Camp
The Notre Dame boys basketball program will host two sessions of a summer camp June 11-12 at the NDHS gymnasium.
Session I will be for boys entering grades three through five from 9 a.m.-noon. Session II for boys entering grades six through eight will run from 1-4 p.m. Campers will need to be dressed in basketball attire and are encouraged to have a physical within the past year.
Registration is $35 with checks made out to Notre Dame Boys Basketball and includes a T-shirt. For more information or to register, contact Notre Dame boys coach Matt Mader at 357-8653 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minford Boys/Girls Basketball Camp
The coaches for the Minford boys and girls varsity program will conduct a three day camp from 9 a.m.-noon June 10, 11, 13 and 14 for boys and girls in grades K through eight.
Registration fee is $30 and each camper will receive a T-shirt. Registration will take place 30 minutes prior to the start of camp.
For more information or questions, call 357-7685.
Men’s soccer goalkeeper camp is set for Monday, May 13 6-9 p.m. Softball tryouts are set for Saturday, June 1 at 5 p.m. Women’s basketball, individual camp, is set for June 3-6 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $85 per person, grade 3-8. Women’s basketball, team camp, is June 10-12 at 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $55 per person. Men’s basketball camp, individual camp, is set for June 17-20 at 9 a.m.-3p.m. Cost is $100 per person, grades 3-9. For more information, contact Shawnee State’s team coaching staffs or visit SSUbears.com.
31st annual Tri-State Junior Golf Tour
The 31st annual Tri-State Junior Golf Tour (TSJGT) begins the first week of June.
The TSJGT is played on area courses in Ashland, Huntington, Greenup and Portsmouth. Check your local courses for entry forms and schedule.
For more information, call Jason VanDeusen at 740-285-5004 or visit www.TSJGT.com
Blue and Gold Swimming Camp
Notre Dame is hosting the Blue and Gold Swimming Camp from Noon-5 p.m. June 17-21 at SSU’s Warsaw Natatorium.
The camp is for individuals entering fifth through 12th grade. A $120 fee will be for each swimmer and $180 covers two swimmers per family.
This is a competitive camp that will help teach all four types of strokes as well as starts and turns. Lunches will be provided each day and campers will get a T-shirt for participating.
Campers will need to bring appropriate swimwear, goggles, towel, water bottle and a signed emergency treatment/medical history consent form that will be available at registration. Lifeguards will be on duty throughout the camp and coaches will instruct groups that have been separated by aged and skill level.
For more information or to register, contact Notre Dame coach John Taylor either at 456-6650, 285-3655 or email@example.com. Hurry because space is limited to the first 40 paid registrations.
WPYSC Team Summer Basketball League
There will be a team summer basketball league that goes from June 1-July 28 at the West Portsmouth Youth Sports Complex.
There will be leagues for boys and girls teams in grades 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8. To enter a team or for more information, call Steve at 352-1822.