Local Notes 4-19

Posted 4/19/17



Cleveland State Community College assistant baseball coach Ryne Foster will be offering baseball instruction and lessons for individuals or small groups. Lessons …

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Local Notes 4-19




Cleveland State Community College assistant baseball coach Ryne Foster will be offering baseball instruction and lessons for individuals or small groups. Lessons will be offered on weeknights and weekends for hitting, catching, infield play, outfield play and pitching. For times and pricing, contact coach Foster at (317) 650-1064 or email rfoster01@clevelandstatecc.edu.


Cleveland State will host a series of summer baseball tournaments at Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland, Tennessee. June 3, 4; 16-under, enter by May 12. June 9-11; 18-under, enter by May 19. June 17, 18; 15-under, enter by May. June 24, 25; 14-under and 13-under, enter by June 2, 2017. The 15-under and 16-under tournaments will be three games of pool play and championship. The cost for the tournaments is $375. The 18-under tournament will be four games of pool play and championship. The cost for this tournament is $475. The 14-under and 13-under tournaments will be three games of pool play and championship. The cost for this tournament is $300. Tournaments will be played under the Tennessee high school rules. For more information, contact Jason Sewell at (423)614-8744 or go to: http://www.cscougars.com/x/v7eag. For the tournament entry form, go to: http://www.cscougars.com/x/gea8o


Cleveland State Baseball Coach Mike Policastro will conduct the following summer Baseball Camps: Youth Skills Camp, June 5-8 for ages 5–12. Camp hours will be 9 a.m.-noon. Campers will participate in group instruction and participate in a game each day. The cost for the camp is $80 and includes a camp T-shirt. Youth Pitcher/Catcher Camp, June 12-14 from 9:-11:30 a.m., and a Youth Hitting Camp, June 19-21 from 9-11:30 a.m. Both camps will be for ages 8 – 16. The camps will consist of advanced instruction on the fundamentals of pitching, catching and hitting. The cost for the camp is $60 and includes a camp T-shirt. There is a $5 discount per camp registration if a participant registers for more than one of the camps.For registration information contact Mike Policastro at (423)478-6219, or go to: http://www.cscougars.com/x/iuwc9. To register for one or more of the camps online, go to: http://www.cscougars.com/x/5rktt.



Former Bradley Central basketball standouts the Scotts — Alvin, Gloria, Terry and Levi — will be hosting a Learning Education Through Sports baasketball camp July 18-21 at Jim Smiddy Arena. The camp is free to boys and girls ages 8-15 and will run from 9 a.m. until noon each day. For more information or to sign up to participate or donate to help sponsor the event go online to letscamps.com.


Bradley Central will hold tyrouts for the 2017-18 freshman boys basketball team Thursday, May 25 at Jim Smiddy Arena from 6:00-7:30 pm for anyone interested in playing for the Bradley Bears.



The Bradley Central Boys’ Basketball Youth Camp will be held June 5-7 with an 8:30 drop off. Daily sessions will run from 9 a.m. until noon. Cost is $50 per person. Makes check payable to Bradley Boys’ Basketball. For more information contact coaches Chuck Clark at chclark@bradleyschools.org or Patrick Spangler at pspangler@bradleyschools.org


Lee men’s basketball coach Bubba Smith will host the Skills and Drills Basketball Camp June 12-15 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Basic skill instruction will be the focus through daily drill work. In addition to skill development, competitive and fun games will be played. Regardless of current level of skill, players will receive personal attention and instruction. The camp will provide the basic skills and drills of basketball to campers of all ages and skill levels. In addition to mastering the fundamentals, advanced skill development and game simulation will be a key component to camp. The cost for the camp is $135 and includes lunch, T-shirt and camp basketball. There is an early bird discount until May 1. Registration is open online at www.leeflamesbasketballcamps.com. For more information, call (423)614-8061.


Lee University Flames head coach Bubba Smith will host the program’s first Team Camp June 15-17. Games begin June 15 and continue all day Friday and Saturday, June 16th and 17th. The focus of the camp is to provide attending high school programs quality competition from across the Southeast. The camp will feature full length, stopped-clock games with high school officials from the local association. There will be flexible scheduling with the option to play the choice of days and choice of games each day. There will also be middle school, junior varsity and varsity divisions. Each team will receive Lee Flames T-shirts. Registration is open online at www.leeflamesbasketballcamps.com.


The Marty Rowe Skills and Drills Basketball Camp will be held at Lee University’s Walker Arena June 26-30 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily (Early drop off, late pick up available, Friday the 1st ends at noon). The individual basketball skills camp for girls ages 5-15. Cost is $150 and includes camp instruction, daily lunch, t-shirts, and prizes ($135 Early Registration – Before May 15th). Print Registration Online www.goleeflames.com – Women’s Basketball - Camps. Sibling Discounts Available, Contact jspangler@leeuniversity.edu or hgerma00@leeu.edu or call 423-614-8452 for more information.


The Lady Flames Elite Camp will be held at Lee University’s Walker Arena July 1st from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Advanced Skill Instruction and High Level Competition as well as exposure to numerous college coaches. Upcoming high school sophomores, juniors and seniors serious about playing college basketball. Cost is $100. For more information and to register go to www.ladyflameselite.com. Contact jspangler@leeuniversity.edu with any questions.


The Lee Flames men’s basketball program will host their Elite Camp Aug. 12. The camp is open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in high school who are serious about playing basketball at the collegiate level. Prospective student-athletes and their families will get to experience the Lee campus, get acquainted with the Flames coaching staff, and play with and against other quality prospects. Registration is open online at www.leeflamesbasketballcamps.com


Individual basketball instruction for male and female elementary, middle school, high school and post graduate athletes is being offered by former Junior College and University coach L.J. Kilby. Coach Kilby brings 10 years of head coaching experience as well as 30 years experience in junior college, NAIA and NCAA Division I basketball. For more information, contact Coach Kilby at (423) 596-2515.



The Cleveland Bassmasters meet the first Thursday of each month at South Cleveland United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. Cleveland Bassmasters includes boaters and non-boaters and are associated with FLW. The club fishes and holds tournament on Chickamauga Lake, Nickajack Lake, Lake Guntersville, Lake Weiss, Watts Bar and Neely Henry. Dues for the Bassmasters are $35 quarterly. Other fees include $35 FLW joining fee, $8 insurance, $20 per year for biggest largemouth or smallmouth bass and $15 for tournament largemouth or smallmouth prize. For more information, contact Dewayne Lowe at (423) 715-5772.



The 11th Annual Green Sock Classic golf tournament will take place May 7 at Chatata Valley Golf Course. The cost is $75 per player and includes cart, lunch, drink cart, goody bags, and door prizes There will be closest to the pin and long drive contests. For more information, contact Phil Griffin at pgriffin@gracepoint.church or call (423)284-8400.


The Blue Raider Football Golf Shootout will be held May 13 at Chatata Valley Golf Club. Lunch will be served at noon with a Shotgun start at 2 p.m. The cost for the tournament is is $240 per team. Hole sponsorships are available for $200. Deadline to register is May 5. For more information, contact Greg Redman at (423)716-1441.



Spring Swimming tune-up clinics will be held April 17-28 and May 1-12 at the Denning Center on Central Avenue. The clinics will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 4-5:30 p.m. Fridays. The cost for the clinics are $50 each. For more information, call (423)790-8384 or email Clevelandaquatigers@gmail.com.


Sign up for the Cleveland Aqua Tigers swim team will be held April 22 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Tinsley Pool. Swimming equipment suit vendors will be on hand. For more information, call (423)790-8384 or email Clevelandaquatigers@gmail.com.



The Kay McDaniel Tennis Clinics will take place at Lee University from June 5-9. There is no charge for the clinics for boys and girls ages 6-13. The girls clinics will run from 8-10 a.m. The boys clinics will run from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All skill levels from beginners up are welcome. Registration is under way and is online only for the 50 remaining spots. Participants will receive a confirmation email if accepted. For more information, visit www.kaymcdanieltennisclinics.com.



The Cleveland Ruritan Club will hold a turkey shoot the second Saturday of each month at 221 Old Kinser Road. The shoot begins at noon.



Bradley Central volleyball coach Christie McElhaney will hold tryouts for the 2017 team at Jim Smiddy Arena on May 25 from noon until 2 p.m. and May 26 from 7:30- 9:30 a.m.


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