, Muskogee, OK

April 10, 2013

Sports calendar

By Mike Kays

— 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.




• Agility program to be held locally for ages 6-15, June 3-Aug. 3. Focus on running, jumping, throwing, strength building, speed and more. Space is limited. Deadline: May 1. Early registration receives 10 percent discount. Lunch provided. Contact: (918) 348-0352 or email



• Bill Muse Cowboy Basketball Camps for boys at Connors State College. Day camps, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17-20 and July 15-18. Shooting Camp for boys and girls July 19-20. Register before May 15 to receive a free basketball. Contact: (918) 463-6231.


• Banshees Pre-Nationals Tune-Up sponsored by Fayetteville, Ark., Banshees Elite 2017. Cost per team: $175; $125 multi-team discount, June 22-23 in Fayetteville. Information: or contact: Nathan Sadler, tournament director, at (501) 815-3449 or Lee Shannon, co-director, at (479)  790-6970 or by email at


• Bacone College men’s basketball team, April 23, Palmer Center. Players to meet at PC at 2 p.m., tour campus at 2:30 p.m. and begin tryouts at 3 p.m. Contact: Josh Nichols at (918) 781-7420



• “Red and White Rumble” alumni style game between Hilldale and Fort Gibson alum, 2 p.m. May 5. Any graduate from either school is eligible to play. Cost of $40 includes a T-shirt, mouthpiece and insurance. Each team will provide equipment, unless you choose to use your own. Proceeds will benefit both Hilldale and Fort Gibson programs. Hilldale registrants contact Mike Jacobs, (918) 816-0734; for Fort Gibson, Jordan Kelly, (918) 232-8175.




• FFOP Fundraiser, April 18 at The Woods, Coweta and locally April 19 at Eagle Crest and April 20 at CobbleStone. Cost: $100 per person. Morning and afternoon tee-times at The Woods and Eagle Crest. Two-man scramble, four-man teams. Contact: (918) 816-6741.

• Golf Fore-Char-I-Tee, 11 a.m. May 3, Muskogee Country Club. Presented by the Service League of Muskogee. Lunch starts at 11, shotgun start at 1 p.m. Mulligans, 50/50, hole games and door prizes. All proceeds will be distributed as scholarships to local high school graduates. Information:

• Bedlam Golf Challenge vs. Youth Scholarship Drive, 10 a.m. May 11 at Fountainhead Golf Course. Proceeds benefit Platinum Tee Scholarship Fund. Contact: Ron Venters (918) 361-1259, Tony Peters (918) 520-4688 or Jo Coleman, (918) 689-3209.


• Connors State athletic department scramble, June 8, CobbleStone Golf Course. Entries limited to first 36 teams. Proceeds will fund student athletic scholarships. Four-person entry is $100 per person which includes fees, cart and lunch. Cash prizes. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Contact: Bill Muse (918) 463-6231.



• Muskogee Run 5K, 15k and 1-mile fun run, 8 a.m. April 13 at Honor Heights Park. Entry fees are $35 for 15k, $25 for 5k, $20 for Fun Run. Proceeds go to support Muskogee Running Activities & Facilities. Contact: Joel, (918) 684-6302, ext. 28.

• Hulbert Hustle 5K and Fun Run, 8 a.m. April 20. Cost: $20, $25 for late or race-day registration. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Hulbert. Register at hulberthustle5k. com.

• Indian Capital Technology Center Tech Trek 5k & fun run, ICTC campus,  8 a.m., April 27.  All proceeds go towards ICTC Foundation.  Contact: Shannon Barnes (918) 348-7931 or email



• Connors State College free softball clinic, ages 8-13 from 9 a.m. to noon April 13. Participants will work with Connors coaches and softball players on developing softball skills. Contact: Rick Carbone (918) 463-6291.


• Men’s and women’s fastpitch, 7-3 coed tournaments, May 24-26 at Claude Cox Omniplex, Okmulgee. Deadline: May 22. Entry fee: $150. 44 core 375 on ball for coed, 47 core for fastpitch. Minimum of 10 teams needed. Text or contact: Randy Steed, (918) 931-9463.

• Laney Benefit Coed  (7/3) tournament, April 27 at Hatbox. Cost: $150 per team. Contact: Jody, (918) 351-4028 or Gail, (918) 616-3744.



• Little Diggers Clinic, April 22-24, 6-8 p.m., Muskogee High School volleyball gym. Cost: $40, includes a T-shirt. Contact: John Hammer (918) 348-8180.