Booneville Senior Legion Tryouts n When: Tuesday, 5:30 p

BASEBALL
Booneville Senior Legion Tryouts
n When: Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.; Where: NEMCC baseball field; Contact: Shane Sanderson 416-0961
Lyle Hansberger Sportsplex Tournament
n What: Tournament for ages 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U; When: May 29-30; Where: Pontotoc; Info: Entry fee is $150 per team and deadline to register is May 26; Non-sanctioned, all teams welcome; Contact: Adam Patterson 296-8127.
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.
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.
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.
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.
District I State Games Tryout
n What: Tryout for 2010-11 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.
ICC Baseball Camp
n When: June 8-12 (day camp), June 14-18 (overnight camp); Where: Itawamba Community College, Fulton; Info: For age 8 through high school seniors; Cost: boarding $200 early/$215, day camp $120/$135, both include camp short, booklet and lunch; Contact: Rick Collier 862-8118.
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.
Ole Miss Summer Camp
n When: Grades 1-8, June 22-26; Grades 1-12, July 13-16; Grades 1-12, July 20-23; Where: Oxford; Contact: 915-6643 or www.olemissbaseballcamps.com.
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).
Individual Hitting Instruction
n Who: Rick Collier, head coach at Itawamba Community College; What: Individual hitting instruction; Info: By appointment; Contact: 862-8118.
USSSA U12 Tupelo Tornados
n What: Seeking players for 2009 season. Players cannot turn 13 before May 1, 2009. Contact: John 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).
15U Teams Needed
n What: Games needed to be scheduled for 15U teams on Monday, Thursday nights in June; Contact: Richie Taylor 416-1433.
BASKETBALL
Baldwyn Spend-the-Night Camp
n What: Basketball camp for youngsters first through seventh grades; When: May 28-29; Info: $35 fee, includes T-shirt, basketball and trophy; Contact: Jason McKay 255-2095.
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.
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.
MSU Lady Bulldog Summer Camp
n What, when: Day camp for grades 1-6 June 22-25); Elite camp for high school players (June 21-23); Individual camp for girls grades 6-12 (June 7-10); Position camp for girls grades 6-12 June 10-11); Shooting camp for girls grades 3-12 (June 11-12); Info: Team camp open to junior high, high school and AAU teams; Where: Mississippi State University, Starkville; Info: There’s more at the women’s basketball page at www.mstateathletics.com.
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; Check or money order may be mailed to Gerald Snider, P.O. Box 684, New Albany, MS 38652; Players should bring their own shirt, shorts, socks and shoes; Contact: Gerald Snider, 534-6175.
Juco/Unsigned Senior Workout
n When: July 25, Noon; On-site registration 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; Where: Rugg Arena, Belhaven College, 1500 Peachtree Street, Jackson; Info: $75 registration fee for each player; Check or money order may be mailed to Gerald Snider, P.O. Box 684, New Albany, MS 38652; Players should bring their own shirt, shorts, socks and shoes; Contact: Gerald Snider, 534-6175.
Salvation Army Tournament
n When: May 15-16; Where: Salvation Army, Tupelo; Info: $130 registration fee per team; Double elimination; Contact: Gregg Humphrey 891-0541 or Prince 679-0371.
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 entering fourth through 12th grade; When: June 2-5; Where: Davis Event Center, Fulton; Info: Regstration fee is $125; Contact: Will Kollmeyer, 862-8274.
Northeast Boys Camp
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: Both camps will run from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Sundays and 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on weekdays; 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: David Robbins, 720-7241 and wdrobbins@nemcc.edu.
Northeast girls’ camp
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: 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.
Cheerleading
Northeast Mini-Cheer camp
When: May 29-20, 9 a.m.-noon; Where: Northeast Mississippi Community College, Booneville; Info: Open to grades pre-kindergarten and up; Contact: Jennifer Johnson at 662-416-2221 or e-mail jjkreyger@hotmail.com
Equestrian
Jumpstart Riding Academy Summer Camp
What: Horse Riding Camp for ages 8-14; When: June 6-12 or July 6-10; 9a.m-noon or 7:45 a .m.-5:30 p.m. Where: Tupelo; Info: Daily horse riding lessons and games (horse shoes, etc.); each child will receive a T-shirt, 5×7 photo with their horse, and a certificate of horsemanship achievement. Cost is $150 or $225 for the week; limited space. Contact: 407-0627 or hsg.michelle@yahoo.com
GOLF
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.
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, Amory; Info: 8 a.m. shogtun 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, or forms available at River Birch and at Cottage Boutique or JC Designs in Amory.
RUNNING
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
Jack and Jill Tournament
When: May 29-30; Where: Saltillo City Park; Info: Registration fee $125, proceeds go to ICC Health Occupations Students of America Organization; Contact: Jonathan Hood 322-6461, Nena Scott 210-2805, Robyn Hood 231-0313, Ricky Hood 401-4161, Charlotte Tidwell 397-3556.
Northeast Fast-pitch Camp
n What: Northeast Mississippi Community College fast-pitch softball camp; When: May 26-28; Where: Booneville; Info: $80 fee, includes t-shirt and insurance; Contact: Jody Long 662-720-7305 or email at jwlong@nemcc.edu.
Itawamba CC Camp
n What: Camp for ages 7 to high school junior; When: June 3-5, 8 a.m.-Noon; Where: ICC campus, Fulton; Info: Pre-registration fee is $65, while on-site registration fee is $75; Contact: Chad Case 862-8159.
8-under girls tourney
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 the Mid-South Make a Wish; Contact: Jody Long 728-0995 and Wendi Long 419-1132.
Lyle Hansberger Sportsplex Tournament
n What: Tournament for ages 8U, 10U, 12U; When: May 29-30; Where: Lyle Hansberger Sportsplex, Pontotoc; Info: Entry fee per team is $150 and deadline to register is May 26; Non-sanctioned, all teams welcome; Contact: Adam Patterson 296-8127.
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
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: Jack and Jill tournament 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.
Coca-Cola Women’s Classic
n What: ASA sanctioned 14-team tournament; When: May 9; Info: Only 14 teams accepted; $150 entry fee per team; Deadline to register is May 2; Send entry fee to Corinth City Park, P.O. Box 1372, Corinth, Miss., 38835; Contact: Jerome West 423-2235, JC Hill 287-8878 or 286-3067.
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: May 14-17; 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.; Where: Rob Leake City Pool. Info: $10/month. Contact: Amy Williams, 841-6440.
Shockwave Aquatic Team
n What: Swim team sign ups for summer session. When: May 18-21, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at City Park pPol on Joyner Ave. Info: Must be able to swim at least 12 feet unassisted. Contact: www.shockwaveaquatics.com
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.
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 May-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 Noble 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