Sports Briefs

May 27, 2013

To place an item in the calendar please email pdtsports@civitasmedia.com or call 740-353-3101 ext. 294.

New Boston Youth Soccer Registration

Children, ages 3-14, may register to play in the New Boston Youth Soccer Association, Saturday June 1 from noon to 2 p.m. at the New Boston Little League Park. Fees are $30 for the first child, $50 for the second child and $65 for three or more children. For further information, contact League President Kevin McQuithy at 250-8101.

American Legion Post 23 Tryouts

Tryouts for the 2013 American Legion Post 23 baseball team will take place at 5 p.m. May 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 jkbranon@cs.com.

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 greenuphabitat@gmail.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. Registration 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.

Northwest Boys Basketball Camp

The Northwest boys basketball coaching staff will conduct its annual summer camp May 28-31 at Northwest High School.

Camp will go from 9-11:30 a.m. for boys entering grades 3-6 this fall, while boys entering grades 7-12 will have camp from 12:30-3 p.m. Registration is $20.

For more information, contact Northwest boys basketball coach Rick Scarberry at 574-4827.

Basketball Camp

The West coaching staff will be holding a basketball camp this summer for boys entering grades four through nine on June 10-12 at the high school from 9 a.m.-noon. The cost will be $30 per camper and will include a t-shirt. For more information, contact Travis Bradford at 858-1413 or Bill Hafer at 357-2456.

South Webster Boys Basketball Camp

The South Webster High School basketball camp for grades 2-9 will take place June 3-5. This camp will be conducted from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the South Webster High School Gymnasium.

The cost is $30 per camper and each participant will receive a t-shirt and daily beverage. Campers will also receive intense instruction in the fundamentals of the game: footwork, defense, rebounding, finishing at the basket and ball handling. South Webster High School basketball players and coaches will push campers through drills and competitions to improve basic skills.

For more information or to register contact Coach Steven Ater, varsity head coach, at 740-778-2320.

South Webster Little Lady Jeeps Basketball Camp

Little Lady Jeeps Basketball Camp will be held on June 3-5 from noon to 3:00 p.m. The camp will be held in the South Webster High School Gymnasium. The cost will be $25 for each child. Players can register the day of the camp and each child will receive a t-shirt.

Questions or concerns can be directed to Coach Kristie Johnson at 778-2320.

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.

Bull Riding Classes

Slant Seven Bull Riding, in conjunction with the Hedeman Bull Riding Schools, will hold bull riding classes from June 7-9 at the Woodland Alters Resort in Peebles.

These classes are for all skill levels. For more information, call 937-763-7722 or 937-763-7732. Hurry as space is limited.

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 mmader@cdeducation.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.

SSU Camps

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.

Athens Ohio Youth Softball Tournament

The Athens Sandlot softball league will host two girls fast pitch softball tournaments for girls ages 8-12. The “Thunder in the Valley” on June 14 through June 16 and “Sixth annual Grand Slam Invitational” on July 4 through July 7. The tournaments will be round robin format with all teams guaranteed four games. Entry fee is $300. Contact John Pratt, 740-664-1807 or john.d.pratt@gmail.com.

Fighting Tiger Basketball

Third annual varsity boys summer shootout

The third annual varsity boy’s summer shootout will take place Thursday June 20-Friday 21 at Ironton High School. Cost is $110 per team per day or $200 for both days, players have the option. Teams are guaranteed four games minimum. Make Checks payable to Tiger Clan. Mail payments to Ironton High School, attn. Mark LaFon, 1701 South 7th Street, Ironton Ohio, 45638. Start time 10 a.m. For more information, contact Mark Lafon at 740-532-5235 or mark.lafon@tigertown.com.

Athens Ohio

Ninth annual Throwdown in A-Town

Youth Baseball Tournament

The Athens Sandlot Baseball League will host an 11-12 year old baseball tournament June 28 through June 30. The tournament will consist of four pools, with all teams guaranteed four games. Entry fee is $200 and the first sixteen paid teams will be reserve a spot. Contact Mike Wallace at 740-707-1375 or mikewallace17@frontier.com.

The 9-10 year old tournament will be held June 21 through June 23. Contact Mike Ginder at 740-707-3639.

The 7-8 year old coach pitch baseball tournament will be held June 28 through June 30. Registration information available at www.athenssandlot.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.

Portsmouth JH Shootout

The Portsmouth Boys Basketball Program will host a boys and girls junior high tournament June 15.

Each team will be guaranteed three games as teams will have pool play then participate in a single-elimination tournament. Games will be officiated by licensed high school officials.

A $100 entry fee is required for teams who register before June 7 with $125 fee after June 7. Contact coach Shane Rhea at 464-4215 with questions and send entry fee to:

Coach Rhea

1164 Kent Street

Portsmouth, OH 45662

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 bobandcarmela@msn.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.

Portsmouth West Varsity High School Soccer

Portsmouth West varsity high school soccer teams will be hosting a camp for any area student grades 3-8 at Portsmouth West soccer field.. The camp will be held May 29, 30 and 31. Students entering 3rd-5th grade will take place 8-10 a.m. and 6th-8th grade will be 10:15-12:15 p.m. Cost is $30 per student (cash or check only). Checks can be made out to PW High School Soccer. The cost includes a camp t-shirt. Registration forms are available at any of the Portsmouth West schools. Submit payments and registration forms by May 23 to Portsmouth West Elementary or Middle school. If you have any questions, you may contact Kim Keaton at 858-1116.