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Sports Calendar

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Baseball
Rookie League Baseball: Registration for Rookie League Baseball will be held this year at Phil Hardin Park. All players must register, including last year's players. Registration fee is $45 and must be paid upon registration. New players must bring a copy of their birth certificate.
Registration will take place on the following dates: June 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 16, 10 a.m.-Noon
Basketball
Delta State Boys Team Camp: Delta State University boys' team camp, July 13-15 on the DSU campus. Fee is $125 for overnight campers and $75 for commuters. Each team will need $100 deposit to reserve spot in camp. Teams will play 10 games and will be seeded into a tournament. For more information, contact the DSU basketball office at (662)-846-4460, 4462 or 4461.
Erick Dampier Camp: Overnight basketball camp with former Mississippi State standout and current Golden State Warrior Erick Dampier stressing fundamental skills. June 21-23 at Millsaps College in Jackson. Boys and girls ages 7-18. Cost is $150. For more information, contact Don at (601)-264-9490. Tuition includes overnight dorm accomodations, meals, camp t-shirt, certificate of participation and an autographed picture of Dampier. Several high school coaches will assist in the instruction.
Ten Star Basketball Camp: Applications are now being evaluated for the Ten Star All-Star summer basketball camp. Applications are open to boys ages 8-19 and girls ages 10-19. Players are selected by invitation only. Past participants include Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, Vince Carter, Jerry Stackhouse, Grant Hill, Bobby Hurley, Antawn Jamison, Christian Laettner, Tom Gugliotta and Trajan Langdon. Camps located throughout the nation. College scholarships are possible. For an evaluation form, call (704)-568-6801 by July 15.
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.
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
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 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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