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Sports Briefs
UNA basketball camp
June 16-18
FLORENCE – The UNA women's basketball program will hold a commuter shooting camp Monday, June 16-Wednesday, June 18 from 8:30 a.m. until noon for girls in grades 3-12. Special camp features include a T-shirt and ball and UNA players as counselors for individual instruction. For more information, call (256) 765-4615 or (256) 765-4161.
Northwest-Shoals basketball camp
RHS Booster Club meeting
June 18
The Russellville High School Booster Club will meet Wednesday, June 18 at 8 p.m. at the RHS Field House. Members and prospective members are encouraged to attend. The club is now accepting new members and selling advertisements for the the annual media guide. A yearly membership costs $10, and includes a Golden Tigers window decal. Quarter-page ads are $50, half-page ads are $80 and full-page ads are $150. For more information or to purchase an ad, contact Joe or Nancy Foster at 332-1525.
Youth football sign-ups
June 21
The Russellville Youth Football League will hold registration Saturday, June 21 at the Russellville Park and Recreation Center from 9 a.m. until noon. The cost will be $65 for ages 5-12. The 5-year-olds will play on the new Micro Midget team. There are a limited number of spots available, and this will be the final sign-up. Please bring your child to be fitted for jerseys, along with a birth certificate copy if this is your child's first year to play. For more information, call Peggy Hipps at (256) 436-4074.
PCHS Booster Club meeting
June 23
The Phil Campbell High School Athletic Booster Club will meet Monday, June 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Phil Campbell Rescue Squad building. This is the first meeting of the 2008-09 year, and all parents, school alumni and supporters are invited to attend, and all parents with a child participating in sports at PCHS should be present. There will be a $50 gas card giveway at the meeting and new football coach Michael Parker will be the featured speaker.
RB Lady Tiger basketball camp
June 23-26
The annual Red Bay High School basketball camp for girls entering grades 1-9 will be held Monday, June 23-Thursday, June 26. Camp will run from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. for grades 7-9 each day and noon to 3 p.m. for grades 1-6. Cost is $40 per player, and each camper will receive a T-shirt if registration deposit and form is received by Friday, June 20. There will be individual instruction, 5-on-5 games and free throw, hot shot and 1-on-1 contests. The camp will focus on team concepts, sportsmanship, offensive and defensive fundamentals, stretching and form running. For more information, contact camp director and Red Bay varsity girls coach Donnie Roberts at 627-8570, 331-2280 or 356-9372.
June 23-24
MUSCLE SHOALS – Northwest-Shoals Community College will provide a summer basketball camp in the Patriot Center gym on the Shoals campus June 23-24 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The camp is for girls ages 7-17, and all participants will receive a camp T-shirt. Cost is $75 per individual and $60 for each additional famly member. Team discounts will also be given with three or more team members participating from the same school. To register, visit www.nwscc.edu or contact coach Kristy Ward at (256) 331-5370 or wardk@nwscc.edu.
Helen Keller Festival races
June 28
TUSCUMBIA – The 30th annual Helen Keller Festival will sponsor a 5-mile race and 1-mile fun run Saturday, June 28 at 8 a.m. at the Colbert County Courthouse. Both courses certified and registration is $15 (5-mile) and $10 (1-mile) through June 24 and $20/$15 from June 25-28. For more information, contact Joy Harbin at (256) 381-4706.