Local Notes 6-30

Posted 6/30/20

BASEBALLLEE BASEBALLADVANCED SKILLS CAMPCoach Mark Brew and the Lee University baseball team will hold an Advanced Skills Camp at Larry Carpenter Stadium at Olympic Field June 29-July 1. This …

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Local Notes 6-30

Coach Mark Brew and the Lee University baseball team will hold an Advanced Skills Camp at Larry Carpenter Stadium at Olympic Field June 29-July 1. This camp for ages 8-15, focuses on the advanced instruction of hitting, pitching, and catching. Each camper will receive instruction as well as participate in the same drills that are given daily to college level athletes. Cost is $70 for hitting, $55 for pitching and catching, or $115 for both sessions. Each participant will receive a T-shirt. Camp capacity may be limited by CDC, state, or local guidelines, but registration will continue until that limit is met. Walk-up registrations will not be held this year. Contact: Coach Mark Brew at mbrew@leeuniversity.edu
On July 13-16 the Lee University Flames will host Youth Day Camp from 9 a.m. until noon. The camp is designed for ages 5-15 and will focus on the main skills inside the game of baseball including, fielding (infield/outfield), throwing, hitting and base running. Cost of the camp is $115, which includes a T-shirt. You can register with the downloaded form or we have on-line registration at www.leeflamesbaseballcamps.com.  
Lee University head coach Bubba Smith will host a Skills and Drills Camp has been moved from its original June date until July 20-23.  For those that have already registered online for the original June date and have a conflict with the rescheduled time refunds will be issued at your request. For more information and links to registration please visit leeuflames.com.
The Flames will host two separate Elite Camps on Aug. 8-9. Camp is a one-day session limited to the first 60 registrants, with two sessions available. Top prospects from the region will be in attendance to be evaluated by our coaching staff. Elite Camp is offered to young men who are rising sophomores to rising seniors (Classes 2021-23). For more information, contact assistant coach Cole Rose at crose@leeuniversity.edu.  Registration is open online at leeflamesbasketballcamps.com.
Veteran Lee University Lady Flame head coach Marty Rowe will head the basic skill instruction which will be the focus of this camp through daily drill work. In addition to mastering the fundamentals, advanced skill development and game simulation will be a key component. Regardless of current level of skill, players will receive personal attention and instruction. Cost is $90 per camper. The camp will run from 9-11:30 a.m. on July 13-16 and is open to K-8th grade participants. To register or for more information please visit ladyflameselite.com
This camp is open to upcoming 9-12 graders who are serious about playing college basketball. This is a unique opportunity for players to experience the campus of Lee University while competing at a high level. This camp is $100 and includes a T-shirt and lunch. Details on dates and registration will be updated at ladyflameselite.com.  Contact: Coach Jan Spangler at jspangler@leeuniversity.edu
The 20th annual Cleveland Blue Raiders Camp of Champions for athletes in grades one through eight will take place July 14-17 at Cleveland High School from 9 a.m.-noon. The camp will be a non-contact camp with no pads. Cleats are optional. The camp will be instructed by Cleveland High and Cleveland Middle School coaches. The cost for the camp is $80 per camper. There is a sibling discount of $20. For more information, contact Mike Connolly at (423)504-5519 or email mconnolly@clevelandschools.org.
Statement from CCS: "Cleveland City Schools encourages all members of of our school community and visitors to our campus to practice safe social distancing, exercise proper personal hygiene and wear appropriate personal protective equipment. However, please be advised that anyone choosing to voluntarily enter campus does so at their own risk and acknowledges that Cleveland City Schools cannot guarantee a virus free campus or warrant the protection of any visitors to campus from the coronavirus."
10th annual LEDFORD
For the 10th straight year, the Dustin Ledford "Live Wide Open" Scholarship Foundation will hold a benefit golf tournament to raise funds for graduates at all three local high schools. Set for Aug. 15 at the Chatata Valley Golf Course, the four-man select shot event will tee off at 8 a.m. Bojangles' providing breakfast and Shane's Rib Shack , where Dustin was an employee, supplying lunch. Don Ledford  Automotive Center will give away for a new 2020 vehicle for a hole in one. Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and last places, as well as door prizes. Hole sponsorship can be purchased for $125, with all donations tax deductible. The cost to play in the 18-hole event is $60 per player, with mulligans available for purchase the day of the event. For more information contact Kim Ledford at (423) 715-3157 or at kimledford5060@yahoo.com. 
Set for July 6-10, campers will be divided into teams, and they will train and play with their teams during the week. Each of the first four days will be divided into three basic sections: 1. Group activity for approximately 30 minutes. 2. Skill work, fun games, and team training for approximately 60 minutes. 3. 4 v 4 games for approximately 60 minutes (1-2 games per day). There will be a small award ceremony on the last day. Registration will be limited to 48 participants per section. Ages 4-7 will go from 9-11:30 a.m., while ages 8-12 will come from 5:30-8 p.m.
Set for July 20-24 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., this teaching camp for ages 7-12 is designed for players of all skill levels. Campers are challenged to improve in a positive and fun environment. Each morning will begin with a technical session helping players learn the essential skills of passing, receiving, dribbling, turning, and shooting. These skills are then built upon throughout the day with small-sided games, individual competitions, and ladder games. Each afternoon will conclude with small scrimmage games. All staff are current Lee Men’s Soccer coaches or players and all have full background checks completed prior to the start of camp. For more information or to register, visit //info.abcsportscamps.com/potteigersocceracademy. For more information contact Coach Derek Potteiger at dpotteiger@leeuniversity.edu.
Lee University head coach Andrea Hudson and the Lady Flames' volleyball team have announced that their annual VolleySkillz Camp will take place July 8-11 inside Walker Arena. The sessions will run from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 9-11 a.m. Saturday. The cost of the camp is $125, with a sibling discount available. The camp was originally scheduled for April, but due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the camp was postponed. All players not already registered need to complete the registration form on the camp website and bring it with you. If players are not already registered Coach Hudson asks that they also please call her office at 423-614-8453 so camp numbers can be adjusted. Players, ages 9-14, will learn the fundamentals of the game from Lee coaches, Andrea and Kevin Hudson and current Lady Flame players. For more information or to register visit leeuflames.com.


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