Sports Bulletin Board
East Central Community College Basketball Camp
East Central Community College will hold a basketball camp for junior high boys, (four through eighth grades), June 3-June 5. A senior High (ninth through twelth grades) will hold a camp June 9-12; Junior High Girls (grades four through eighth grades) June 16- June 19 and a senior high girls (ninth through twelth grades) June 23-26. Cost is $145 per camper, full time and $110 per camper for day campers. Contact coach Billy Smith or coach Brad Hodge, at 635-2111 or call (877)-462-3222, ext. 243 or 372 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
All-Star Basketball Clinic
The third annual Tara Barr Armistead's All-Star Basketball Clinic will be held June 5-7, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., for girls grades 8-12, at the Choctaw County High School Gymnasium in Butler, Ala. All proceeds from the Tara Barr Armistead's Basketball Clinic are donated to the Choctaw County Public Library Summer Reading Program for children. Cost is $50 per person.For more information call 205-459-5966.
East Mississippi Sportsman Association 32nd Fishing Rodeo
The East Mississippi Sportsmen Association will host its 32nd annual fishing tournament. There will be a $5,000 guaranteed prize money for first through 10th place, with lunker bass a 100 percent pay back. The fishing tournament will be May 18, at Lake Okatibbee, with fishing hours 5:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Entrance fee is $80 per boat, two person minimum. For more information call Denny Goynes during the day, 483-2229 or Don Delaney evenings at 485-5219.
MSA Beginning Swimming
Meridian Swim Association offers beginning swimming for young children the basics in swim development and to have fun in water. no water experience necessary. Small individualized classes are available every two weeks starting May 20 and running throughout the summer. Contact Chris Engledow to register at 681-4511 or 604-1440.
MSA – The Swim Team
The Meridian Swim Team teaches competitive swimming, and if a child can negotiate one lap of the pool on his own, the coaches will teach the four basic strokes ( free style, back stroke, butterfly and breast stroke) and the principles of competitive swimming. Prospective team members are encouraged to try MSA WEEK at the MCC pool the week of May 6-10 or at the Highland Park Pool the week of June 3-7. For more information call coach Chris Engledow at 681-4511 or 604-1440.
MSA – MASTERS SWIMMING
The Meridian Swim Association offers individualized swim instruction for any adult over 18 years of age. Summer schedule will offer classes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 6:30 a.m.- 7:30 a.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-9 a.m. at the Highland Park pool. For more information call Chris Engledow at 681-4511 or 604-1440
Heart of Dixie Triathlon
The 23rd annual Heart O'Dixie Triathlon will be held Saturday, July 27, 2002 at 6:30 a.m. at Lake Tiak O'Khata in Louisville. This is the oldest triathlon in the continental United States. The race consists of a .5 mile swim ( five second staggered start); 27.5 mile bike ( no drafting); and finishes with a seven mile run. This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon and is designated as the Mississippi State Championship. For more information call Bob Posey, Race Director at 656-5521 (day) or 656-0210 (night) or David Moody, Registration Coordinator at 650-9900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult Tennis Tournaments
May 24-26, The Century 21 of Diamondhead NTRP at Diamondhead Tennis World, Deadline is May 18, 2002. For more information contact Steve Garman at 228-255-5030.
May 24-26, Cool Jelly NTRP Summer Classic will be held at Parham Bridges Tennis Center. Deadline is May 20, 2002. For more information contact Ray Sahag at 956-1105.
May 29- June 2, Candy Classic NTRP, Shiloh Ridge Golf and Racquet Club. Deadline for registration is May 26, contact William D. Cole, 3303 Shiloh Ridge Road Corith, Ms. 38834, 662-924-8000.
May 31- June 2, Cascades NTRP Spring Challenge, Cascades Racquet Club, Deadline to register is May 29. Contact John Dotson, 60 Cascades Circle W. Clinton, Ms. 39056, 924-2705.
June 7-9, Bobby Anderson Memorial Closed NTRP at the Bay Bluff Tennis Club in Gulfport. Deadline to enter is June1, contact Macky Dominguez at P.O. Box 6205m Gulfport, MS. 39506 or call 228-896-9166.
June 21-23, State Games of Mississippi Deadline to enter is June 17. Contact Dave Trebisky at 483-3536.
Mississippi Tennis Association Youth Events
May 24-26, Twin Rivers Junior Classic at Twin Rivers Recreation Association in Greenwood. Deadline is May 20, 2002. For more information contact Tripp Clark at 453-4969.
May 29-June 2, Candy Classic-Juniors, Shiloh Ridge Racquet Club Deadline is May 26, contact William Cole, 3303 Shiloh Ridge Road, Corinth,Ms.38834. call 662-286-8000.
June 1-5, MS Cabot Lodge Junior Qualifying Closed Championships, Ridgeland Tennis Center Deadline is May 25. Call Susan Tolar at 853-1115.
June 7-9, Pascagoula Junior I.G. Levy Classic. Deadline for entering is June 5. Contact Bo Bowman at 228-938-6757.
June 7-9, Tennis Center South Junior Novice, Tennis Center South, Jackson. Call Cleon McKnight at 960-1712.