Local sports briefs

Staff Report

June and July events

Local softball team looking for teams to play against

JONESVILLE — True Surviviors softball team is looking for several different softball teams which are willing to compete non-competitvely for the fun of the game. The team is looking for more than one team that can play on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, or Saturdays in the Jonesville area. Participants can be men and women, but they must be ages 18 and older. Contact the team captain, Dean Lambert, at 336-835-3952 with any questions or concerns.

Forbush Middle School volleyball camp

EAST BEND — Catawba Volleyball coach, Ginger Hamric, and FMS coach Anna Logan will be hosting a volleyball camp at Forbush Middle School July 11 through July 13. The camp will run from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The cost of the camp is $85, and each participant will receive a T-shirt. The camp is open to rising sixth- through eighth-graders. To register in advance, email Anna Logan at aklogan13@gmail.com with the camper’s name, T-shirt size, and emergency contact.

Youth coaches clinic scheduled

BOONVILLE — Starmount football will be hosting its annual Youth Football Coaches Clinic on July 24 at 6 p.m. in the library — it is free for all Starmount feeder school youth coaches. If there are questions, contact Scott Johnson at 336-468-2891 or at scott.johnson@yadkin.k12.nc.us.

Boys basketball camp slated for East Wilkes

RONDA — East Wilkes High School will be holding a basketball camp for rising second- through eighth-grade boys. The camp will run from July 25 to July 27 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The camp cost is $50 and will take place at the East Wilkes High School gymnasium. For more information on the camp, contact East Wilkes High School at 336-651-7200.

Starmount Football camp

BOONVILLE — Starmount football will be hosting its annual K-6 football camp on July 25-26 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the practice field — park in front of the school. The cost is $10 and door prizes will be given. If there are questions, contact Scott Johnson at 336-468-2891 or at scott.johnson@yadkin.k12.nc.us.

Three Upward camps slated

COURTNEY — Deep Creek Baptist Church will be sponsoring three days of various sports camps at Courtney Elementary on July 12, 19, and 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. On July 12, basketball will take place, July 19 soccer will be held, and July 26 softball will be conducted. The camps are opening to first- through eighth-graders. There is no charge for the camp. Contact Barry Orrell at barryorrell@aero8.net or call 336-408-1455 with questions.

Daily Tennis camp at East Wilkes

RONDA — Coach Aaron Simmons, along with current and former East Wilkes players, will be holding tennis clinics for rising kindergarten through high school students beginning June 21 and continuing through July 28. Clinics for rising kindergarten students through rising third-graders will be from 9 to 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Clinics for rising fourth-graders through rising eighth-graders will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Finally, clinics for rising ninth-graders through rising 12th-graders will be from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost of each clinic is $5 and no advanced registration is needed. Contact Aaron Simmons at 336-927-7391 for any questions.

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