Booneville Baseball Camp n What: Camp for grades K-8; When: May 21-23; Info: Register by Tuesday, forms available at Booneville H

BASEBALL
Booneville Baseball Camp
n What: Camp for grades K-8; When: May 21-23; Info: Register by Tuesday, forms available at Booneville H.S., Booneville Middle School and Anderson Elementary School, entry fee $50, $60 day of, or $20/day; Contact: Bo Sandlin 728-5445 or 397-0960.
Northeast tryout
n What: Northeast Mississippi Community College tryout for unsigned high school seniors; When: May 18, 1 p.m. (note change of date); Where: Harold T. White Field, Boonevile; Info: This is for those who did not attend the April 27 tryout camp, please arrive one hour before start time to fill out paperwork; Contact: Kent Farris 720-7309 or wkfarris@nemcc.edu
Tupelo 7U USSSA Tournament Team
n What: Travel team forming in Tupelo area for 7U; Contact: E.G. Capobianco 322-5343 or Harrison Magruder 213-0566.
North Pontotoc High Baseball Camp
n What: Camp for grades 1-8; When: May 27-30, 8:30 a.m.-Noon; Info: Cost is $45 per camper; Contact: Chad Anthony 489-5612.
Saltillo High Baseball Camp
n What: Camp for ages 7-10 and 11-14; When: June 1-4, Ages 7-10: 9 a.m.-Noon; Ages 11-14: 1-4 p.m.; Where: High School Field at Saltillo City Park; Info: Camp costs $40 per player if the player is pre-registered and $50 per player if the player is registered on the day of the camp; Checks are to be made payable to Saltillo Baseball; Contact: Johnny Bolen 869-5466.
Tupelo High Baseball Camp
n What: Camp for ages 7-12 and 13-15; When: June 1-5, Ages 7-12: 8 a.m-Noon; Ages 13-15: 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m.; Contact: GEENIS@tupeloschools.com.
District I State Games Tryout
n What: Tryout for 2010/2011 high school juniors and seniors; When: June 3, 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. start time; Where: Northeast Community College, Booneville; Info: Must bring parent release waiver form available from high school coach or stategames.org; Contact: Chad Anthony 489-5612.
Miles Taylor Memorial Tournament
n What: 11-12-year-old tournament; When: June 5-6; Where: Thrasher High School baseball field; Info: Entry fee per team is $150; Teams must provide two baseballs per game and are guaranteed two games; Contact: Richie Taylor 416-1433 or Durand Windham 415-9509.
Ole Miss Summer Camp
n When: Grades 1-8, June 22-26; Grades 1-12, July 13-16; Grades 1-12, July 20-23; Contact: www.olemissbaseballcamps.com or 915-6643.
Age 13-14 Chesterville Team
n What: Competitive spring/summer baseball; Info: Players can’t be 15 before May 1, 2009; Contact: Buddy Dickerson (321-2310) or Stace Beard (610-5638).
USSSA U12 Tupelo Tornados
n What: Seeking players for 2009 season. Players cannot turn 13 before May 1, 2009. Contact: John at 255-2525 or msbaseball@comcast.net.
New Albany 8U tourney team
n What: USSSA 8-U competitive tournament team looking for players; Info: Team based out of the New Albany area; Contact: 316-0478 (Mike) or 213-8124 (Shawn).
Northeast CC Youth Baseball Camp
n What: Camp for players first grade through age 12; When: May 26-28; Info: $65 fee, includes refreshments, camp t-shirt, insurance; Contact: Kent Farris 720-7309 or wkfarris@nemcc.edu.
Water Valley Dizzy Dean Warmup
n What: Tournaments for age divisions: 7-12; When: June 19-21; Contact: Lance Clement 473-7477 or Nat Dean 871-0049.
Thrasher Diamond Club Tournament
n What: Tournament for 11-12 year olds; When: June 19-20; Where: Thrasher High baseball field; Info: Entry fee per team is $150 and teams must provided two baseballs per game; Teams are guaranteed two games; Contact: Richie Taylor 416-1433 or Durand Windham 415-9509.
15U Teams Needed
n What: Games needed to be scheduled for 15U teams on Monday and Thursday nights in June; Contact: Richie Taylor 416-1433.
BASKETBALL
Salvation Army Tournament
n When: Friday-Saturday; Where: Salvation Army, Tupelo; Info: $130 registration fee per team; Double elimination; Contact: Gregg Humphrey 891-0541 or Prince 679-0371.
Blue Mountain Camps
n Where: Blue Mountain College; What: Girls day camp, grades 7-12, June 7-11, Cost: $135, $50 registration fee by May 16; Boys day camp, grades 7-12, June 14-18, Cost: $135, $50 registration fee by May 22; Girls shooting day camp, grades 6-8, June 22-26, Cost: $75; $25 registration fee by May 22; Contact: 685-4771 ext. 405.
Tupelo High Boys Camp
n What: Summer camp for boys grades 2-7; When: May 27-29, 9 a.m.-Noon; Where: Tupelo Middle School; Info: Registration at the door on the first day of camp; $50 registration fee per camper (make checks payable to THS Basketball Camp; Contact: Grant Pate, 687-1699 or jgpate@tupeloschools.com.
WBA Big Man Tryout Camp
n What: Tryout camp for men’s players 6-foot-8 and taller; Where: Decatur, Ga.; When: May 31; Info: Scouts for WBA, NBA Developmental League and Korean League will attend. Contact: 404-472-4410.
MSU Boys Camp
n When: Individual overnight camp, May 31-June 3 (boarder $285, day camper $245); Individual day camp ($160), June 15-18; Contact: Suzanne Cook 325-3800.
MSU Lady Bulldog Summer Camp
n What: Day camp for grades 1-6; Elite camp for high school players; Individual camp for girls grades 6-12; Position camp for girls grades 6-12; Shooting camp for girls grades 3-12; Team camp open to junior high, high school and AAU teams; When: Day camp, June 22-25; Elite camp, June 21-23; Individual camp, June 7-10; Position camp, June 10-11; Shooting camp, June 11-12; Team camp, June 18-20; Where: Mississippi State University, Starkville; Info: Complete information may be found at the women’s basketball page at www.mstateathletics.com.
New Albany Girls Camp
n What: Annual summer basketball camp for girls ages 6 to 14; Where: New Albany Middle School Gym; When: July 20-23; Info: The camp will run each day from 9 a.m. until noon; cost is $60 per camper with each player receiving a camp T-shirt and plenty of individual instruction; Contact: John Stroud 317-0404 or 538-0634.
Gerald Snider Boys Summer Showcase
n What: Recruiting showcase for boys grades 9-12; When: July 25, Noon; On-site registration 9:30 a.m.-Noon; Where: Rugg Arena, Belhaven College, 1500 Peachtree Street, Jackson; Info: $75 registration fee for each player; Contact: Gerald Snider, 534-6175.
Outdoors League
n What: Tupelo Parks and Recreation Dept. 4-on-4 and 3-on-3 leagues for various age groups (10-12, 13-14, 15-17) and adults, male and female; Where: Various parks in Tupelo. Contact: Gregg Humphrey, 891-0541.
Itawamba CC Girls Camp
n What: Camp for girls in fourth through 12th grade; When: June 2-5; Where: Davis Event Center, Fulton; Info: Registration fee is $125; Contact: Will Kollmeyer, 862-8274.
Northeast Boys Camp
n When: Tiger Cub camp (grades 6, 7), May 31-June 3, Tiger Pride camp (grades 8, 9), June 7-10; Where: Northeast Mississippi Community College; Info: Camps focus on fundamentals and essential skills; both camps will run from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Sundays and 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on weekdays; Cost $130 for overnight campers and $110 for day campers ($30 deposit with application); Registration deadline is May 25, limited to the first 96 applicants for each camp; Contact: David Robbins, 720-7241 and at wdrobbins@nemcc.edu.
Northeast girls’ camp
n When: June 4-6 (grades 7, 8), June 11-13 (grades 4-6) and July 6-8 (grades 9-12); Where: Northeast Mississippi Community College; Info: Camps focus on fundamentals and essential skills; all camps start at 8:30 a.m.; Cost is $130 for overnight campers and $110 for day campers ($30 deposit with application); Registration deadline is May 25, limited to the first 96 applicants for each camp; Contact: Contact: Ricky Ford, 720-7302 and rgford@nemcc.edu.
GOLF
Two-Lady Scramble
n When: Saturday; Where: Pontotoc Country Club; Info: $40 entry fee per player ($80 per team); Contact: Pro Shop, 489-1962.
Rebel Classic
n When: May 15; Where: Country Club of Oxford; Info: Registration 9 a.m., tee time at 10 a.m., four-man scramble will benefit Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi. Contact: 232-2777, megfrazier@msdiabetes.org.
TCC Women’s Golf Association Scramble
n What: Mixed couples scramble; When: May 16-17, 9 a.m. shotgun start; Where: Tupelo Country Club; Info: Registration forms available at TCC Pro Shop 840-2277 x4; $160 per couple plus cart or trail fee; practice day May 15 (please call for tee time); Contact: JoAnne Walls 842-5581.
Take a Swing at Cancer Benefit
n When: May 18; Where: Old Waverly, West Point; Info: Proceeds benefit the North Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Center Patient Assistance Fund, which provides approximately $220,000 annually for needy patients and their families; cost is $250 per player (includes cart, lunch, evening social) for the four-person scramble, with flights at 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.; Contact: 377-3613 or www.nmhs.net/hcf/take_a_swing.
Frank Rains/Marian Helms Memorial
n When: May 30; Where: Okolona Country Club; Info: Sponsored by Gumtree Civitan Club to raise money for scholarships; four-man team $200, sponsorships available; Contact: Mark Weathers 401-2074.
ICC Four-Man Scramble
n When: June 22, 11:30 a.m. lunch, 12:35 p.m. shotgun start; Where: Tupelo Country Club; Info: Deadline to register is June 15; field limited to 24 teams; Contact: Carrie Ball-Williamson 862-8123, Will Kollmeyer 862-8274, Will Bunch 862-8059 or Dick Lankford 862-8047.
Junior Auxiliary of Amory 3-Person Scramble
n When: July 25; Where: River Birch GC; Info: 8 a.m. shotgun start, cart and lunch provided, longest drive and closest-to-pin contests; entry fee $60/person, registration deadline July 22; Contact: Heather Nestor 419-7939; forms available at River Birch, Cottage Boutique or JC Designs in Amory.
RUNNING
Tie-Dye Invitational
n What: 5K Cross country race; When: 9:30 a.m., May 16; Where: Tupelo cross country trail, Ballard Park; Info: $15 prior to May 13, then $20 through race day; All pre-registrants guaranteed a T-shirt, Race Day Registration 8 a.m. Contact: 377-KIDS (5437).
Woodall Dash 5K/1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
n When: May 23, raceday registration 6:45 a.m.-7:45 a.m., 5K race begins 8 a.m., 1 mile fun run/walk to follow; Where: Tishomingo County Fairgrounds, Iuka; Contact: Diane Segars 424-9542 or 423-8813; diane.segars@yahoo.com, woodalldash@yahoo.com.
SOCCER
ICC Residential Soccer Camp
n What: Overnight camp for boys and girls ages 8-15; When: May 31-June 3; Info: $135 pre-registration cost until May 17; $155 from May 18 to May 31; Contact: Mike Sullivan, 862-8124.
SOFTBALL
8-under girls tourney
n What: 8-and-under girls coach-pitch tournament; When: May 29-30; Where: Nettleton; Info: Deadline, May 26; Contact: Kenneth Ray 995-2004 or 231-6972
Edge Sports Summer Softball
n What: Northeast Miss. development league for grades 7-12; When: Mondays and Thursdays, June and July; Info: Sign up as an individual or as a team, showcases and clinics will also be scheduled throughout the summer, cost $35 per athlete, sign up before June 1. Contact: 287-4417.
Booneville ASA qualifier
n What: 5th annual Racin’ Round Booneville ASA Qualifier Fast-pitch Tournament; When: May 22-23; Where: Booneville City Park; Info: Ages 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, deadline to enter is May 18, schedules will be given out May 20; Cost: $175 per team (will play at least 4 games); All profits will go to sponsor a wish through Mid-South Make a Wish; Contact: Jody Long 728-0995 and Wendi Long 419-1132.
Pontotoc Classic
n What: ASA-sanctioned tournament for ages 8U-18U; When: June 5-7; Where: Pontotoc Park; Info: Registration fee per team is $250; $150 for 8U team (credit cards accepted); Contact: Betty 489-1950 or 297-0455.
David Carnell Cancer Scholarship Fund
Tournament
n What: ASA qualifier; When: June 12-13, 2009; Where: Booneville City Park; Info: Girls 8U Coach Pitch, 10U Fast, 12U fast, 14U fast, 16U/High School teams fast-pitch; the event will raise money to begin a scholarship fund in David Carnell’s honor; Cost: ($200 per team (will play at least 4 games), deadline to enter is June 5, playing times and information will be ready by June 10. Contact: Jody Long 728-0995 or jwlong@nemcc.edu
Jack and Jill Softball Tournament
n What: Sponsored by Ingram Baptist Church; When: June 6, 9 a.m.; Where: Baldwyn City Park Softball Field; Info: Entry fee is $150 per team and deadline to register is May 24; Contact: Janie Moore, 791-9764.
Lady Cats Summer Classic
n What: Fast-pitch tournament for ages: 10U, 12U, 14U and high school; When: June 19-20; Where: Latimer Park, Baldwyn; Info: $200 entry fee per team; Contact: Jessica Spain Taylor 416-1525 or Kevin Martin 791-1128, 348-5438.
SWIMMING
Lap Swim Workout
n Where: Rob Leake City Pool, Tupelo; When: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Info: $35/month; Contact: Amy Williams, 841-6440.
Lifeguard Certification Class
n When: Thursday-Saturday; Where: Rob Leake City Pool, Tupelo; Contact: Amy Williams 841-6440.
Swimming Lessons
n Where: Rob Leake City Pool, Tupelo; Info: Different levels available; $55 per session; Contact: Amy Williams, 841-6440 or www.tupeloparkrec.com.
Senior Aquatics
n Where: Rob Leake City Pool; When: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Info: $10/month. Contact: Amy Williams, 841-6440.
Shockwave Aquatic Team
n Where: Rob Leake City Pool; When: Monday-Friday; Contact: Lucas Smith 213-4457, Amy Williams 841-6440.
Public Swimming
n Where: Rob Leake City Pool; When: Beginning May 23, Monday-Saturday Noon-6 p.m., Sundays 1-6 p.m.; Admission: $2/person.
TENNIS
Tupelo Summer Camps
n Info: $65 registration fee; Contact: Amy Williams 841-6440 or www.tupeloparkrec.com.
Junior Team League
n When: Captains’ meeting, Wednesday, 6 p.m.; Where: Tupelo High School; Info: Captains and parents who want to find a team for their child should attend; Cost is $65; Contact: Amy Williams 841-6440.
Charlie Close Tournament
n When: June 26-28; Where: Rob Leake City Park; Info: Register at www.mstennis.com.
USTA Adult League
n When: Captains’ meeting, May 26, 6:30 p.m.; Where: Tupelo Parks amp& Recreation Office; Info: Season runs through August; Contact: Amy Williams 841-6440 or Nancy Palmer 287-1751.
Sterne Agee Open
n Where: Pontotoc City Tennis Courts; When: June 4-7; Info: Full set of divisions for juniors and adults – singles, doubles and mixed doubles; Entry fees: junior singles $20, adult singles $25, junior doubles $35, adult doubles $40; entry deadline is noon on May 30; Contact: Kevin Morrow, 419-0532; Tommy Wood, 419-7495.
TRAINING
IronRobMan Speed Camp 2009
n What: Five-week camp for ages 8 and up; When: June 22-July 22, 6:30 a.m.-8 a.m.; Where: Tupelo Robin Nobel Field; Info: All campers must bring running shoes or track, football or soccer cleats, and towel and shorts; Campers can register upon arrival; Contact: Rob Barnes 346-9315.
WATER ACTIVITIES
Low-impact water aerobics
n Where: Rob Leake City Pool; When: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 -7:30 p.m; Where: Tupelo city pool; Info: Cost is $10/month, register at the Tupelo Parks and Recreation office in Ballard Park; Contact: 841-6440.
Birthday Parties
n Where: Rob Leake City Pool, Tupelo; When: Saturday or Sunday; Contact: Amy Williams, 841-6440.

John Pitts