, Muskogee, OK

June 19, 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.



• OK Kids fall league is now taking entries for teams. League will run from Sept. 5 through Oct. 16. Deadline to enter is Aug. 20. Please contact Neil Hays, (918) 617-5564 for more details.



• 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

• 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.  Contact: Bill Muse, (918) 463-6231.



• Oklahoma State High School Fishing Championship, June 21, Eufaula Cove on Lake Eufaula. Open to any high school two-person fishing team grades 9-12. For more information about this event contact the TBF National Youth Director Mark Gintert at (580) 716-4251 or (330) 993-0014.



• Native Tee golf instructional program for Cherokee youth, 9:30-10:30 a.m. on June 19 and 26 and on July 10 and 17. ages 6-17. Sessions limited to 20 kids. To register, call (918) 458-4294.


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


• Muskogee Men’s Golf Association tournament, Scissortail Golf Course, Claremore, noon on June 21. Register by June 20, info at

•  McIntosh County Shrine Club men and/or women four-person scramble, June 21, Fountainhead Creek course. Benefits Bedouin Shrine Transportation Fund. Cost: $60 per person. Contact: Keith Nelson, (918) 617-5916 or Jerry Grant, (918) 618-3730.  



• Footsteps of Faith 5k & Fun Run, 8 a.m., June 28, Western Hills Lodge at Sequoyah State Park.  5k pre-register by June 17 for $25 at  Proceeds go towards FBC Wagoner Children's Ministry.  Contact: Tony Hopkins (918) 781-9368.

• Port to Fort Adventure race, July 12, events starting at 7 and 8 a.m. 5K run, 10- and 20-mile adventure races (swim, run, canoe). Open to individuals or 3-person team. Contact: Joel Everett, Muskogee Parks Office, (918) 684-6302, ext. 28 or visit

• Superhero 5K and Fun Run, 5 p.m., Sept. 27, Honor Heights Park. Race proceeds to benefit Joey Fast, who battled head and spine injuries sustained in a 2000 car accident in Colorado.

Contact: Kristi Hoos, (918) 231-2130 or Holly Rosser Miller, (918) 348-9848. To pre-register go to and under the “find events” tab, enter “Superhero 5K.”



• Connors State softball coach Rick Carbone will be holding a softball skills camp on June 28 at the Cowgirls Softball Complex. The camp will be for girls between the ages of 8 and 18 and the cost is $60. Individuals can pre-register by contacting Carbone at (918) 869-2859 or (918) 463-6291.


• Non-sanctioned 8-under coach-pitch tournament, July 5-6 at Muskogee High Schoool. All games to be announced with music and hitting areas available before games. Entry $100. Contact: Keith Coleman, (918) 348-9904.



• Muskogee Parks and Recreation Summer Youth Tennis Clinic, July 7-18 for youth ages 8-13  Spaulding Park (McSpadden Tennis Courts). Program details and registration form at