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Upcoming Events as of May 5

May 5th, 2014 8:42 pm by Staff Report

Upcoming Events as of May 5

The Upcoming Events list, a public service of the Times-News, runs on a space available basis and does not always run in its entirety. To list an event, e-mail to sports@timesnews.net, fax it to (423) 392-1385, or contact the sports department after 5 p.m. at (423) 392-1323 or 1-800-251-0328 ext. 323. The list normally is published on Tuesdays. Submissions must be received at least one week prior to the event and include sport, dates, deadlines, location and contact information.

Baseball
CAMPS/CLINICS

* CARSON-NEWMAN ELITE CATCHING CAMP, June 22-24 by Eagles baseball coach Tom Griffin. Camp will cover techniques including stances, calling the game, mental aspects, receiving drills, blocking drills, throwing, plays at the plate, bunts, pop-ups and wild pitches. Cost is $150 dollars. For more information or to signup, call (865) 471-3465 or e-mail tgriffin@cn.edu.

SIGNUPS/TRYOUTS
* EASTMAN SUMMER YOUTH BASEBALL/SOFTBALL for boys and girls ages 5-17. Deadline to register is May 17. Registration forms can be picked up at Eastman Toy F Reid Employee Center or online at eastmanrecreationclub.com. For more information, call (423) 229-3771 or go to website.

TOURNAMENTS
* WORTH HARDBALL CLASSIC, May 9-11 at Domtar Park in Kingsport. Divisions are 7-14U. For more information, contact Lance Sawyer at (423) 367-8888 and lance.sawyer@usssa.com or Kelly Morton at (423) 306-9665 and kelly.morton@usssa.com.

* KINGSPORT SUMMER BASH, May 16-18 at Domtar Park in Kingsport. Divisions are 7-14U. For more information, contact Lance Sawyer at (423) 367-8888 and lance.sawyer@usssa.com or Kelly Morton at (423) 306-9665 and kelly.morton@usssa.com.

* TRIBE CLASSIC, May 30-June1 at Domtar Park in Kingsport. Divisions are 7-14U. For more information, contact Lance Sawyer at (423) 367-8888 and lance.sawyer@usssa.com or Kelly Morton at (423) 306-9665 and kelly.morton@usssa.com.

* ETABL COMMUNITY PRIDE SCHOLARSHIP TOURNAMENT, May 30-June 1 at Volunteer High School, Age division are 13U-18U, cost is $400. For more information, contact Jim Hosmer at (423) 895-5748.

* ETABL BRING THE HEAT TOURNAMENT, June 6-8 at Volunteer High School, Age division are 13U-18U, cost is $400. For more information, contact Jim Hosmer at (423) 895-5748.


Basketball
SIGNUPS

* SHOOTING STARS SUMMER LEAGUE signups. Boys and girls divisions, grades 3-12. Games at Science Hill and Erwin YMCA; $250 entry fee. Deadline is June 24. For more information, contact (423) 341-0133 or email ebarbaau@aol.com.

CAMPS/CLINICS
* SULLIVAN SOUTH BOYS & GIRLS basketball camps June 9-11 from 9 a.m.-noon. Open to players ages 7-14. Registration fee is $40. Pre-register by mailing check, made out to Sullivan South, to Mark Pendleton, 1236 Moreland Dr., Kingsport, Tn. 37664. Open registration is Monday June 9 from 8-9 a.m. at South High School For more information, call (423) 354-1300.

* LADY EAGLE CAMP, June 9-12 in Holt Fieldhouse at Carson-Newman. The camp, run by women's coach Mike Mincey, staff and players, is for grades 3-8 and runs 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $70. For more information, go to www.cneagles.com or contact Ashley Tipton at atipton@cn.edu or (865) 471-3511.

* VIRGINIA-WISE CAMPS, June 13-15 for the team camp and June 16-20 for individual camp. Team camp features a seven-game guarantee. Individual camp will feature a full day for campers ages 7 and up and a half day camp for ages 5-7. For more information, visit www.uvawisecavs.com.

TOURNAMENTS
* TRI-CITIES YOUTH SPRING CLASSIC, May 9-11 at Erwin YMCA. Boys and girls divisions, grades 3-12. Entry fee is $90. For more information, call (423) 341-0133 or ebarbaau@aol.com.

* JUNIOR HILLTOPPER YOUTH INVITATIONAL, May 16-18 at Science Hill. Boys and girls divisions, grades 4-12. Entry fee is $90. For more information, call (423) 341-0133 or ebarbaau@aol.com.

* UNICOI YMCA YOUTH CLASSIC, May 23-25 at Erwin YMCA. Boys and girls divisions, grades 3-12. Entry fee is $90. For more information, call (423) 341-0133 or ebarbaau@aol.com.

* ERWIN YMCA YOUTH SPRING CLASSIC, May 30-June 1 at Erwin YMCA. Boys and girls divisions, grades 3-12. Entry fee is $90. For more information, call (423) 341-0133 or ebarbaau@aol.com.

* TOPPER YOUTH TOURNAMENT, June 6-8 at Science Hill. Boys and girls divisions, grades 4-12. Entry fee is $90. For more information, call (423) 341-0133 or ebarbaau@aol.com.

* UNICOI YMCA YOUTH CLASSIC, June 13-15 at Erwin YMCA. Boys and girls divisions, grades 3-12. Entry fee is $90. For more information, call (423) 341-0133 or ebarbaau@aol.com.


Football
CAMPS

* SENSABAUGH CAMP CLASSIC, June 14 at Dobyns-Bennett High School's J. Fred Johnson Stadium. The free clinic is for boys and girls ages of 6-17. Participants will receive personal coaching from former Dobyns-Bennett and Tennessee Titans player Coty Sensabaugh as well as numerous other NFL players, college players, and trained coaches. For more information about registration or becoming a sponsor, go to www.SensabaughCampClassic.com.

* CARSON-NEWMAN OFFENSIVE LINE CAMP, June 8-11. Run by Eagles offensive coordinator Mike Turner, the camp will focus solely on the fundamentals of offensive line play with campers divided into age and size groups. Cost is $250 for overnight, $150 for day campers. For more information, go to www.cneagles.com or contact coach Turner at mturner@cn.edu or (865) 471-3364.

* CARSON-NEWMAN TECHNIQUE CAMP, July 12. Camp will be run by the Eagles' entire coaching staff and will help high school players improve throwing, blocking, tackling, catching, etc. The cost is $35. For more information, go to www.cneagles.com or contact Aaron Hutsell at (865) 471-4794 or Paula Yokley at (865) 471-3466.


Golf
TOURNAMENTS

* KRESGE'S KREW CHARITY PRO-AM, May 10 at The Club at Ridgefields. 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, tickets are $1,000 per team or $2,000 with tour pro. Proceeds help the Kresge's Krew Foundation create awareness and fight autism. For more information, go to KresgesKrew.com.

* CARL KNOX MEMORIAL CLASSIC, May 17 at Baileyton Golf Course. 8 a.m. shotgun start, $55 per player. Proceeds benefit Cedar View Christian School athletics. For more information, call Tim Strickland or Mark Ferguson at (423) 245-6341.

* LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TENNESSEE SCHOLARSHIP PRO-AM and long drive shootout, June 5-6 at Graysburg Hills Golf Course. The pro-am entry fee is $800 per team or $200 per individual. For more information, call Laughlin Health Care Foundation at (423) 787.5117.

* FIRST FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH GOLF CLASSIC, June 7 with a 1 p.m. shotgun start at Elizabethton Golf Course. Four-person Captain's Choice/Select Shot format. Cost per player is $50. For more information, contact Gene Renfro at (423) 335-2076 or gerenfro@gmail.com.

* CARL KNOX MEMORIAL GOLF CLASSIC, Sept. 27 at 8 a.m. at Baileyton Golf Course. Cost is $55 per player, 4-person select shot. Proceeds benefit Cedar View Christian School athletics. For more information, call Tim Strickland or Mark Ferguson at (423) 245-6341.


Lacrosse
CAMPS

* SULLINS ACADEMY will be hosting two weeks of lacrosse camp for anyone who wants to try the sport. July 17-11 and 4-18 for ages 6-13. For more information, contact Donna Arnold at donna_arnold@ymail.com or go to www.sullinsacademy.org.


Miscellaneous
SUMMER PROGRAMS

* KINGSPORT PARKS AND REC SUMMER PROGRAM, May 27-July 17. Open to ages 6-14, participants are split into three age groups, and activities include swim days, theme weeks, sport camps, art camps, educational clubs, special trips, and onsite activities and games. $35 for city residents, $55 for non-residents. Extended hours $75 ($95). For more information, call (423) 224-2489, 341-1608 or 343-9723.


Running
* MEMORIAL FREEDOM 5K, May 24 at 8 a.m. under the Bristol VA-TN Sign. Race fee is $25 and $30 day of race. For more information or to register, go to www.gattonhonda5k.com or call (423) 968-5111 or email davebratton@gmail.com.

* CASA 8K & MILE, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Crockett Spring Park, Rogersville. For more information, go to www.runtricities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

* THE RIVER MILE, June 3 at 6 p.m. at Laurel Run Park, Church Hill. For more information, go to www.runtricities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

* FIRECRACKER 4 MILER, July 5 at 7 a.m. ay Rogersville City Park. For more information, go to www.runtricities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

* WOLF RUN 7 MILE TRAIL RACE, July 15, at 6:30 p.m. at Bays Mountain Park, Kingsport. For more information, go to www.runtricities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

* PHIPPS BEND 5K, July 26 at 8 a.m. at Phipps Bend Industrial District, Surgoinsville. For more information, go to www.runtricities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.

* BAYS MOUNTAIN 15 MILE TRAIL RACE, Sept. 13 at 8 a.m. at Bays Mountain Park, Kingsport. For more information, go to www.runtricities.org or contact Mark Skelton at (423) 272-4812 or markskelton@markskelton.com.


Soccer
CAMPS

* TRIBE SOCCER CAMP 2014, June 16-19 at Indian Highland Park. Open to boys and girls, ages 6-18.Cost is $80 and will run 5:30 to 8 p.m.. For more information, visit www.pitchero.com/clubs/kingsportdobynsbennetths or e-mail coach Blake Rutherford at brutherford@k12k.com.


Softball
CAMPS/CLINICS

* DOBYNS-BENNETT CAMP, June 5-6, 9 a.m.-Noon at Indian Highland Park. Camps is for ages 7-12, cost is $50. For more information, contact Andy Hubbard at (423) 502-1338.

* KING UNIVERSITY CAMPS: Skills camps, June 11-13 ($100) and June 16-20 ($150) for ages 8-12; pitchers and catchers camp for ages 8 and up June 23-24 ($75); advanced skills camp for ages 10 and up June 25-27 ($100). For more information go to www.kingtornado.com/sports/sball or contact assistant coach Travis McCall at (423) 652-4856 or tlmccall@king.edu.

TOURNAMENTS
EASTMAN MAY CLASSIC, May 16-18 at Domtar Park. Men and women divisions, USSSA rules, entry fee $200. Deadline is May 14. To sign up or for more information, call Joe Douthat at (423) 224-7544; or Jack Henry 384-1765.


Swimming
* MUTUAL OF OMAHA BREAKOUT! SWIM CLINIC, May 10 at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. Event is a four hour in-water stroke technique clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for ages 8-18. Cost is $60. The clinic features Olympians Davis Tarwater and Kate Ziegler. For more information or to register, contact Kathy Lupi at (423) 588-9620 or CoachKat@SWAPswimming.com.

* AQUA-TICK SWIM SCHOOL at Dobyns-Bennett High School is offering eight 30 min. swim lessons for $65 (ages 4 and above). The following dates are being offered: May 5-8 and 12-15 and June 2-5 and 9-12. For more information, contact Coach Lora Fowler at (423) 378-8551 or lfowler@k12k.com. Registration forms can also be picked up at the D-B Activities Office.

* KINGSPORT PIRANHAS LIFEGUARD TRAINING CLASSES, May 9-11, May 21-23 and June 6-8 at Dobyns-Bennett. Must be at least 15 years old, cost is $200, deadline is two weeks before each session. For more information, contact Jorge Blasini at (423) 967-4264, swimKingsport@gmail.com or go to www.KingsportPiranhas.com.

* KINGSPORT PIRANHAS DEVELOPMENTAL SWIM SCHOOL, June 2-30 and July 7-31 at Dobyns-Bennett. For ages 4 and over, cost is $100. For more inofrmation or to register, go to www.KingsportPiranhas.com or contact Jorge Blasini at 967-4264 and swimKingsport@gmail.com.


Tennis
* KINGSPORT PARKS & REC 12 & UNDER SPRING TENNIS, April 29-May 15 at V.O. Dobbins, Sr. Complex, 301 Louis Street, Kingsport. Cost is $30, classes Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, contact Tommy Wolterman at (423) 224-2489 or tommywolterman@kingsporttn.gov.

* MOUNTAIN EMPIRE TENNIS ASSOCIATION USTA ADULT LEAGUES at Liberty Bell Tennis Center in Johnson City and Borden Park Tennis Courts in Kingsport, starting May 26. Leagues are open to ages 18 and over and require a $25 league fee and membership in the USTA. For more information, contact Helen Smith at (423) 329-3847 or helenctsmith@gmail.com or go to www.meta-web.org.

* RIDGEFIELDS CLUB JUNIOR TENNIS CLINICS, June 3-July 24. Classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, match play on Wednesdays. Divisions: 4-6, 7-9 and 9-11, and tournament and high school (ages open). For more information, call Mike Norris at (423) 723-9991.

* RIDGEFIELDS CLUB JUNIOR TENNIS CAMPS for beginners and intermediate players. Camp I, June 3-6; Camp II, June 24-27; Camp III, July 8-11; Top Tier Tennis Academy (tournament players), July 28-31. Sports Camp I, June 17-20; Sports Camp II, July 15-18. Cost for tennis camps is $95, sports camps are $195. For more information, contact Mike Norris at (423) 723-9991.

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