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Green Raiders Jr. Golf League
The Green Raiders Junior Golf League, which is open to 8-14-year-olds, will play at 2 p.m. Saturday at Clear Creek Golf Center. Cost is $5 per participant. For info call 633-0375.
Clear Creek Jr. Summer Golf Schedule
The schedule for Summer Junior Golf Clinics at Clear Creek Golf Center is as follows:
For ages 6-14: 6-7 p.m., June 18-21.
For ages 5 & under: 6-7 p.m., June 25-28.
Cost is $40 per participant. Clinics will introduce students to golf fundamentals and basic game play. To register call 633-0375.
Senior Tennis League forming
Preparations are underway to form a USTA Senior Tennis League in Shelbyville. If you are interested in playing contact Raymond Broussard at 633-5303 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reds baseball/softball camp
Sign-ups are underway for the Cincinnati Reds’ baseball and softball camps. The Lexington camp is June 18-22 and is open to boys and girls ages 6-14. The camp will run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. M-F and will include 30 hours of instruction as well as skill development, competition and camaraderie. “It doesn’t matter if your athlete is six and picking up a bat for the first time or fourteen and is the best shortstop for the tri-state’s top travel team, this camp will profoundly improve each player’s ability to play the game,” Tim Rappe, the executive director of the Reds Baseball Camps, said in a release. Campers will be given a full Reds uniform, four tickets to a 2012 Reds game and a special graduation certificate. On one of the five camp days participants will be transported by bus to Great American Ball Park for a VIP behind-the-scenes tour of the bullpens, dugouts, batting cages, media room, broadcast booths and clubhouse. The camp includes special instruction from a Reds coach plus a guest appearance by a current Reds star. Each camper will get to compete in a skills competition with the championship held at Great American Ball Park. Campers will also have their swing recorded and analyzed by the camp video specialist using the same technology employed by the Reds. Other camp dates and locations include: June 25-29 in Indianapolis; July 9-13 in Cincinnati; July 16-20 in Columbus, Ohio; July 30-Aug. 3 in Dayton, Ohio; and Aug. 13-17 in Cincinnati. To sign up, or for more information, visit www.reds.com/camps or call 1-855-846-7337.
Rockets basketball camp
The Shelby County boys’ basketball camp will be from 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 18-20. Cost is $40. For more info contact Shelby County Athletic Director Sally Zimmerman at 633-2344 or email@example.com.
Coach Cal’s camps at CAL
University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari will be holding a pair of camps June 21 at Christian Academy of Louisville. The camps, which will run 9 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4:30 p.m. are for students in kindergarten through the 12th grade. Cost is $75 per child. Online registration is available at UKathletics.com. Space is limited. For more info contact the UK Basketball office at (800) 852-2875.
British Soccer Camp
The Shelby County Parks & Rec will host a “British Soccer Camp” June 25-29 for ages 6-14. Each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s team of 1,100 British soccer coaches flown to the USA exclusively to work on these programs.
Here are the sessions: Half-day camp for ages 6-9: 9 a.m.-noon, cost $130; Half-day camp for ages 10-14: 9 a.m.-noon cost, $130; Golden-goal camp for ages6-9: 12:45-2:45 p.m., cost $40; Golden-goal camp for ages 10-14: 12:45-2:45 p.m., cost $40. Sign up at www.challengersports.com or, for more info please contact Grant Leckie at 513-407-6739 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shelby Christian tennis clinics
Registrations are now being accepted for the Shelby Christian Tennis Clinics. They’ll run from June 25-29. There will be different classes for ages 4-11. The cost is $30 for the week. For more info and registration forms contact Dennis Dove at 633-5975 or visit www.shelbychristian.org
Titan Football Youth Camp
Collins High School’s Titan Football Youth Camp will be 6-8 p.m. July 10-12 at Titan Stadium. The camp will be provided by the Collins coaching staff. Cost is $10 for those heading into kindergarten through eighth grade. Reistration forms are available at Sports Legends. For more information contact Coach Jerry Lucas at 682-6883.
July tennis clinic
Shelby County Parks & Rec. is offering tennis clinics for beginner and intermediate youth and adults July 10. Clinics are Tuesday and Thursday evenings for four weeks. Registration forms are available at the FAC, the Pro Shop or at www.shelbycountyparks.com. For more information contact Dee Maynard at email@example.com or 387-8551.
Collins, West Middle x-country
Anyone interested in running cross country for Collins or West Middle in the fall contact Coach Stephen Drawbaugh at 502-487-0874 or firstname.lastname@example.org to express interest. No prior experience necessary. Official practice will begin at 8 a.m. July 16 at Red Orchard Park.
Collins boys’ golf team tryouts
Tryouts for the 2012 Collins boys’ golf team will be held at 4 p.m. July 16 and 4 p.m. July 19 at Shelbyville Country Club. Boys must attend and play 9 holes both days to be considered for the team. Each participant will be required to provide an updated Sports Physical form before being allowed to tryout on July 16. For more info call Coach Mike Griffin at 502-548-5448 or send an email to email@example.com.
Travel team baseball tryouts
There will be open baseball tryouts for next year’s 6 & 7 & 8-year-old travel teams from 5:45-7:30 p.m. July 30 at Clear Creek Park’s Instructional Field. There will be two teams 6/7U and 8U and practice begins in January 2013. Date of births are May 2004-April 2005 for the 8U team and May 2005-April 2007 for the 6 & 7U team. For more infor call or text 502-220-2558 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2nd grade travel basketball team tryouts
There will be open basketball tryouts for a second grade travel basketball team 7:30-8:30 p.m. July 30 in the FAC gym at Clear Creek Park. Players must be entering the second grade in the fall. Practice will begin in September. For more info call or text 502-220-2558 or email email@example.com.
Cornerstone Christian basketball camp
Cornerstone Christian Academy will be have an instructional basketball camp for boys and girls July 31-Aug. 3. The morning session, for those entering first-fifth grades, will run from 9 a.m. until noon. The afternoon session, for those entering sixth-ninth grade, will run from 1-4 p.m. The cost is $60 if paid and registered by July 20. Cost is $70 after July 20. The camp will be led by former Cornerstone Christian Coach Chris Armstrong and current Cornerstone Coach Jason Bradshaw. There will also be special speakers each day. This year’s special speaker will be former University of Kentucky and Boston Celtics player Rick Robey. The camp will focus on individual instruction for offensive moves such as dribbling techniques, using screens to get open, shooting techniques, ball fakes, post moves and defensive techniques. The afternoon session will be attended by current NAIA coaches looking for future players. Each session is limited to the first 70 campers that sign up. Early registration is recommended because the last two camps filled up in the morning session. For more info call John Raizor 502-321-1599 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clear Creek Swamp Tromp
The Clear Creek Swamp Tromp, a 10K race that will feature 20-plus challenging obstacles, will be 9 a.m. Sept. 22 at Clear Creek Park. Register now at www.active.com or by calling 633-50-59 or at 8 a.m. on race day. For more info call the number above or visit www.shelbycountyparks.com.
USGA/GHIN Golf Handicap Service at Clear Creek
Clear Creek Golf Center is offering the USGA/GHIN Golf Handicap Service. Annual fees are $30 for adults and $20 for youth (must not turn 18 before Dec. 31, 2012). For more info call the golf shop at 633-0375.