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The following is a list of upcoming events in The Meridian Star's coverage area. To get your information published, call (601) 693-1551, Ext. 3235; 1-800-232-2525, Ext. 3235, or E-mail the sports department at sports@themeridianstar.com.

By Staff
Cheerleading
JCJC Camp: The Jones County Junior College cheerleaders will sponsor their annual cheerleader camp June 11-13. Interested individuals, private squads, elementary and junior high school squads may attend. Camp runs June 11 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., June 12 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., and June 13 from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Cost is $55 per cheerleader, which includes instruction and camp T-shirt. Shirt sizes may not be changed after April 24. For more information, please contact Jennifer Smith at (601)-477-4039.
Football
Steve McNair Camp: Overnight football camp that will stress fundamental skills, headed up by Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair. For boys ages 9-18, June 14-16 at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Perkinston. Cost is $175 per player, and includes overnight dorm accomodations, meals, camp t-shirt, certificate of participation and an autographed picture of Steve McNair. Several top high school and community college coaches will provide instruction, with McNair and other NFL players also in attendance. For more information, contact Don at (601)-264-9490.
Derrick Mason/Blaine Bishop Camp: David Lipscomb University in Nashville, June 28-July 1. Open to boys ages 8 to 18. Featuring Derrick Mason, Blaine Bishop, Randall Godfrey, Chris Sanders and other Tennessee Titans' players, as well as college coaches from Virginia Tech, Memphis, Missouri, Kansas State and Oklahoma. For a free camp brochure, call (877)-548-9714.
Free Junior Golf Tournaments: The Meridian Junior Golf Association will be holding several free tournamens open to golfers age 10, 11 and 12 during the month of June. The format for the events will be 4-man scramble and prizes will be awarded. Refreshments will also be provided.
The dates and locations for the tournaments are as follows: Tuesday, June 5th at Briarwood CC Tuesday, June 12th at Northwood CC Tuesday, June 19th at Lakeview Monday, June 25th at Ponta Creek.
The tournaments are sponsored by the Downtown Optimist Club and area golf professionals. Parents and grandparents are welcome to accompany golfers. To register or for more information contact Jay or Wanda Haynes at 693-4593.
Second Annual Metro Ambulance Golf Tournament: will be held June 16 at Lakeview Golf Course. Three person Scramble. Fee is $35. Benefits go to St. Jude Children's Hospital. For more information call Clark Wilson at 483-2260. $10 mulligans, door prizes available.
Horse Shows
Southern Miss AQHA: 2001 American Quarter Horse Association Summer Show, May 31 to June 6 at the James Lynn Cartlidge Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center in Hattiesburg. For hotel information, directions, etc., please contact the University of Southern Mississippi, Division of Recreational Sports, Box 5155, Hattiesburg, Miss., 39406-5155, or call them at (601)-266-5405. For information on entries, stalls, etc., please contact show secretary Nancy Russ or show manager C.A. Russ at P.O. Box 159, Pearlington, Miss., 39572, or call them at (228)-533-7031.
Soccer
MLS Camps: Major League Soccer will hold summer soccer camps on the Delta State University campus June 18-22. Ages 2-4, times 9-9:45 a.m., $48 includes shirt and ball. Ages 5-6, times 9-10:30 a.m., $68 includes shirt. Ages 7-18, times 9 a.m. to noon, $110 includes shirt. Ages 7-18, times 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $155 includes shirt. All campers should bring shinguards and a water bottle. For more information, contact Sandy Ray at (662)-846-4027 or e-mail her at sray@dsu.deltast.edu.
Softball
Hattiesburg Police shootout: will be held June 2 at the Hattiesburg Parks and Recreation Complex. Men;s Division HR limit 6 and out Women's open. Entry fee is $150. For more information, please contact Danny Welch at (601) 264-0379 or 544-7900.
Vernon Men's Tourney: In Vernon, Ala., June 2. Entry fee is $100. HR limit, 3-foul. For more info, call 205) 932-2363. T-shirts and trophies available.
William Carey Fast-Pitch Camp: The second annual Carrie Byrd Fast-Pitch Softball Camp is set for May 31-June 2 on the William Carey College campus in Hattiesburg from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day. The camp features WCC head coach and camp director Carrie Byrd and assistant coach Heather Austin. Activities include detailed instruction in the areas of pitching and catching, defense, base-running and scrimmages. The camp is open to girls of all ages and skill levels. Day camp cost of $150 includes lunch, T-shirt and instruction. Overnight camp cost of $200 includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, dorm, T-shirt and instruction. Any application received after May 18 will be assessed a $75 late fee. The camp will be held at the Timberton Softball Complex. Applications may be obtained by calling (601)-582-6431 or (601)-545-2998; or by writing to Carrie Byrd, William Carey College, 498 Tuscan Aven., Box 185, Hattiesburg, MS, 39401.
Ole Miss Softball Camps: For girls ages 8-18 on the Oxford campus. Overnight hitting camp is June 2-3, with registration set for 9-10 a.m. on June 2. Fee for all campers is $150 with a non-refundable deposit of $50 accompanying each application. Summer residential camp is June 19-21, with registration set for June 19 from 9-10 a.m. No pitching instruction is offered during this camp. Fees are $200 for resident campers and $150 for day campers with a non-refundable deposit of $50 accompanying each application. Ole Miss softball coaches and players serve as camp instructors. For more information, contact the softball office at (662)-915-7186 or visit www.olemiss.edu/camps.
Tennis
Trebisky tennis camps: will be held daily from 9-11 at the Northeast Tennis Center, beginning May 28. The camps for juniors ages 5-17 will run through July. Fee for the camp is $45. For more information, contact Dave Trebisky at 483-3526 or 483-1288.
Miscellaneous
Mississippi Senior Olympics: Annual Senior Olympic games, June 6-9 and June 15-17 at Hinds Community College in Raymond; the Baptist Healthplex in Clinton; the Ridgeland Tennis Center; and the Indian Bowling Lanes in Clinton. Preliminary event to the National Senior Olympics, which are July 18-28 in Baton Rouge, La. Applications for Mississippi games are being taken now.
Events open to men and women age 50 or older, with seven age groupings and competition in both individual and team sports. For more information, call Joyce H. Anderson at (601)-925-7994 or 1-877-334-0880.
Requests for information may be mailed to Mississippi Senior Olympics, c/o Baptist Healthplex, 102 New Prospect Street, Clinton, Miss., 39056; or e-mailed to msseniorolym@aol.com.

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