MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

August 25, 2013

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 sports@muskogeephoenix.com. 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.

 

Baseball

LEAGUES

• Fall baseball, Muskogee Youth Baseball Association, will consist of two groups. Pool games Sept. 8, bracket play Sept. 22; Pool games Sept. 29 and bracket play Oct. 6. Each of these will cost $150. Deadline for former is Aug. 30 and for the second, Sept. 22. Contact: http://oklahomausssabaseballtournaments.com/okusssa/tournamentinformation/tournentry or Marie Gassaway at baseballlady@suddenlink.net.



Rowing

TRAINING

• The Tulsa Rowing Club Juniors looking for athletes eighth grade and up to join competitive high school program. Basic training program for beginners from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Aug. 26 to Sept. 6 at Rogers Point Park in Catoosa. No cost. Register online at www.tulsarow-ing.org/juniors  or call (918) 906-5233.



Running

EVENTS

• Hometown Hope Run, 8 a.m. Sept. 7 at the Gospel Rescue Mission. All proceeds go will go towards the Gospel Rescue Mission.  Register at hometown-hope.eventbrite.com. Pre-register by Aug. 30  to get an event t-shirt. Cost: $25 for 5k, $20 for Fun Run.  Contact: hometownhope@yahoo.com.

• Run Gore 5K and Fun Run, 8 a.m. Sept. 21, sponsored by Gore Chamber of Commerce  to be held at Gore Landing. Early registration is $20, deadline of Sept. 11. Race day fees are $25 for the 5K and $15 for the fun run. Register online at rungore.eventbrite.com or email rungore@gmail.com.

• Superhero 5K and Fun Run, 5 p.m. Sept. 21 at Honor Heights Park. Cost: $30 for adults, $25 for children 12-and-under. All proceeds go to Corey Coleman, wife of Muskogee High softball coach Keith Coleman, who is battling cancer. Superhero costumes encouraged but not required. Prizes will be given for best costumes. Register at http://muskogeesuperhero5k.eventbrite.com or contact: chelsi.wallingford@gmail.com.

• The Castle Zombie 5K, obstacle course run, Sept. 14. Entry $40 through Aug. 31, $50 to race day. Proceeds benefit the WISH House. Additional info at okcastle.com. Contact: (918) 687-3625.



Softball

TOURNAMENTS

• Native American World Series softball, Sequoyah Fields, Sept. 27-29. Men’s fastpitch and coed slowpitch divisions. Must have 10 teams in each division. Hoodies, bats, possibly uniforms among praises. Native American qualifications according to playnsa.com. Contact: Randy Steed, (918) 931-9463.



Tennis

TOURNAMENTS

• 23rd Dice Dawson International tournament, Spaulding Park, Sept. 21. Cost: $14 for singles, $22 for doubles. Contact: (918) 260-0070 or rolldice_99@yahoo.com.