MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

April 5, 2014

Sports calendar


Phoenix Staff Reports

— 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

PLAYERS NEEDED

• Players needed for 9-and-under first-year kid pitch. Contact Danny at (918) 577-1994.

TOURNAMENTS

• OK Kids 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U tournaments April 26-27 at Love/Hatbox Sports Complex. Three-game guarantee - OK Kids Rules, entry fee $75 - $125. Contact: Neil Hays (918)617-5564.



Basketball

CAMPS

• Oklahoma City Thunder youth camp, ages 10-16, June 23-27 at Bishop Kelley High in Tulsa and three other statewide locations in June and July. Registration info is at thunder.nba.com.

• Bill Muse Cowboy Basketball Camp at Connors State College, June 16-19 and July 14-17. Boys 8 and up. Cost $100. Shooting Camp for boys and girls, July 18-19. Cost: $75. Register by May 15 and receive a free basketball. Contact: (918) 463-6231.



TRYOUTS

• Connors State College will host the Southwest Hoops College Workouts for 2014 unsigned high school seniors from 10:30 a.m.-noon April 19 at Melvin Self Field House. Cost: $35. Contact: Rick McCormick at rick.mccormick@cox.net.



Football

CAMPS

• Free camp offered for Muskogee Youth Football from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays on the practice field south of Indian Bowl. Grades 1-7 eligible.

 

Golf

LEAGUES

• Tuesday night men’s league at Eagle Crest. Contact: (918) 682-0866.

MEETINGS

• Muskogee Men’s Golf Association, noon April 19, Pryor Creek Golf Course. Info at muskogeemga.com.

TOURNAMENTS

• Kelly B. Todd Charity Tournament, May 19, benefits Kelly B. Todd Cerebral Palsy Center. Individuals can register for $100, and a four-member team for $400. Starting May 1, individual entries are $125 and team entries are $500. Online registration is available at www.mobilityplus-kbtgolf 2014.eventbrite.com. Contact: Shelly Hughey, (918) 687-2947.



Running

EVENTS

 • Muskogee Run, 15K, 5K and 1-mile fun run. Honor Heights Park, 8 a.m. April 12. Cost: $35 for 15K, $25 for 5K and $20 for 1-mile before April 1; additional $5 after. Registration can be sent to Muskogee Parks and Recreation, 837 E. Okmulgee Avenue, 74403. Contact: Joel Everett, (918) 685-0248 or jeverett@muskogeeparks.org, or Martin Updike at (918) 577-1956 or at Martinupdike@hotmail.com.



Softball

LEAGUES

• Men’s open league now forming. Deadline: May 1, entry is $350. Contact: Jody Fulton, (918) 351-4028 or Randy Fulton (918) 351-8538.



TOURNAMENTS

• OK Kids 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U tournament May 10-11 at Love/Hatbox Sports Complex. Three-game guarantee - OK Kids Rules, entry fee $100 to $150 Contact: Neil Hays (918)617-5564.

• Tulsa Shootout slowpitch tournament, Cherokee Nations Softball Fields, Park Hill, on April 5. Men’s and co-ed (5/5) divisions. Register by March 31. Cost: $150. Contact: Krystal Markwardt, (918) 693-0317 or Dana Cundiff, (918) 616-8092.



Swimming

EVENTS

• Four-time state champion Fort Gibson girls swimming team is selling T-shirts as part of their fundraising to purchase championship rings. To buy a shirt, or make a donation to the team, contact Connie Dean (918) 478-3619 or text or email Darla Cantrell at (918) 869-6547 or dgrcantrell@yahoo.com.