, Muskogee, OK


February 2, 2014

Sports calendar

The Sports Calendar runs in print each Sunday and Thursday and is for non-profit community organizations or events sponsored by non-profit community organizations, Send entries by fax to (918) 684-2865, mail to 214 Wall Street, Muskogee 74401, bring by the Phoenix anytime Monday through Friday or email it to Information will not be taken by phone. Items to run in Sunday’s paper must be submitted before noon Friday, and for Thursday’s paper, noon on Tuesday.



• Fort Gibson Youth Baseball will be holding sign-ups on  Feb. 8 from 9-11 a.m. at Fort Gibson City Hall. League is for boys and girls ages 4-12, cost is $75 per player. Season runs from April 28 to  June 20. Contact: Jennifer Jones, 918) 478-4856.

• Muskogee Youth Baseball will meet at the Muskogee Public Library, 6 p.m. Feb. 6 to elect board members and discuss the 2014 season.  Coaches or people who wish to coach are encouraged to attend this meeting (no children please). Contact: Marie Gassaway,




• Oktaha Annual Alumni Basketball game, 6 p.m. Feb. 20. Contact: Kia Holmes, (918) 616-2464


•  Swag Classic, Feb. 8, one-day tournament. Grades 1-8 girls and boys (at Coweta). Contact: Mark, (918) 869-8831.



• Muskogee Men’s Golf Association four-man scramble, Cherry Springs Golf Course, 11 a.m. March 15. $25 green fee and $10 tournament entry. More info at Enter by email, or phone, (918) 869-2422, by March 14.



• Fort Gibson United Methodist Church Cupid Shuffle 5K and Fun Run, 2 p.m. Feb. 15. All proceeds go to support church mission projects. T-shirts;; early bird registration $20 before Feb. 3. Register at    

• Safari Run: Destination Uganda  5k Trail Run and 1 mile Fun Run/walk at Three Forks Harbor, 9 a.m. Feb. 22. All proceeds will go towards the New Hope Assembly's Uganda mission trip.  Pre-registration is $25 and includes Safari Run T-shirt. Registration information available at

 • Crystal Run in downtown Okemah (401 West Broadway), benefiting the historical Crystal Theatre, is 1 p.m. Feb. 22. Cost: 5K $30 and 1K $20 but register before Feb. 14 and receive a $5 discount on both. Contact: Tessa Russell at or Online registration is open at



• Oktaha Fastpitch Summer league has openings for teams in the middle school division and high school division. School teams and non-school teams are welcome to participate. Games will be on Tuesday afternoons/evenings. May 27-June 24, two or three games each evening. Contact: Kia Holmes, (918) 616-2464.

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