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East Texas area summer sports camps

From Staff Reports
June 6, 2014 at 12:13 p.m.


<h3>Football</h3><ul>

<li><strong>LONGVIEW:</strong> Texas Tech will conduct a football camp for juniors and seniors at Longview High School on Tuesday. Registration begins at 1 p.m. at the LHS turf room, and the camp will begin at 2 p.m.</li>

<li><strong>TRENT WILLIAMS:</strong> Former Longview Lobo and current Washington Redskins standout Trent Williams will hold a youth football camp from 8 a.m-2 p.m. on June 28 at Lobo Stadium. The camp is for students entering grades 5-12. Lunch and drinks will be provided, and there is no cost for the camp. For information: (903) 381-3950.</li>

<li><strong>PINE TREE:</strong> Coach David Collins and the Pirate coaching staff will conduct two camps this summer. The first camp, for grades K-6, is set for 8-10 a.m. June 9-11 at Pirate Stadium. Cost is $40, and cambers should wear cleats, shorts, shirt, baseball cap and sunscreen. Pads will not be needed. There will be a $10 late registration fee after May 23. The second camp, for grades 7-9, is set for 8-10 a.m. Aug. 4-6 at the Pine Tree High School field house. Cost is $50. For information: (903) 295-5142 ext. 210 or kchadwick@ptisd.org.</li>

<li><strong>GLADEWATER:</strong> Camp for grades 2-9 will run from 9 a.m.-noon July 30-31 at Jack V. Murphy-Bear Stadium. Cost is $20 (plus $5 for additional family members). For information: berryj@gladewaterisd.com or (903) 845-5591 or (903) 844-3847.</li>

<li><strong>UNION GROVE:</strong> Union Grove football camp is set for 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 9-11 at the Union Grove field house. The camp is open for incoming grades 5-9. Cost is $20 cash or $25 check, and participants may pay the first day of camp. Participants will learn basic skills of football (offense, defense, kicking), football drills to increase agility, flexibility and overall speed and weight room safety and exercises. There will be games at the end of each day. Participants will receive a T-shirt and drinks. Please have participants bring cleated shoes and regular sneakers (in case of bad weather). For information: (903) 844-3913.</li>

<li><strong>KILGORE COLLEGE:</strong> A camp for boys ages 7-15 is set for 8 a.m.-noon June 9-12 at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium. Check in is from 7-9 a.m. on Monday. Cost is $100.For information: (903) 983-8268.</li>

</ul><h3>Baseball</h3><ul>

<li><strong>PINE TREE:</strong> Pine Tree's Hardball two-day camp for incoming grades 3-9 is set for June 9-10 at Pine Tree's Field of Dreams. Registration will take place at the camp. Cost is $40 (those who also attend football camp on June 9-11 will receive a $10 discount. Football camp is noon-3 p.m. on June 9-11). Hardball camp instructors will be Pine Tree head coach Lance Standley and assistant coaches. Participants should bring a baseball glove. If possible, campers should also bring a baseball bat, baseball pants, batting gloves and helmet. Gatorade will be sold at camp. For information: (512) 734-0407.</li>

<li><strong>KILGORE:</strong> Kilgore Bulldog baseball camp for ages K-8 is set for 9-11 a.m. June 9-11 at Driller Park in Kilgore. The camp will feature drills for hitting, throwing, defense, infield and outfield and baserunning. Cost is $60 per camper, and each participant will receive a T-shirt. Concessions will be available all three days of the camp. Participants may register beginning at 8:30 a.m. on June 9.</li>

<li><strong>GLADEWATER:</strong> The camp for age 7 through grade 9 will run from 10 a.m.-noon June 16-18 at the high school baseball field. Cost is $35 ($30 for more than one camper). For information: lindseyb@gladewaterisd.com, hodgesj@gladewaterisd.com, (903) 235-6228 or (903) 539-9532.</li>

<li><strong>LETU:</strong> Coach Aaron Gentry will conduct a Baseball All-Star Camp from 8 a.m.-noon June 9-12. Cost for the camp is $125, and the camp is for males in grades 2-7. For information: aarongentry@letu.edu or (903) 233-3736.</li>

</ul><h3>Basketball</h3><ul>

<li><strong>LONGVIEW BOYS:</strong> Lobo basketball camp is set for June 9-12 at Forest Park Middle School. Cost is $50, with breakfast, lunch and T-shirt included. The camp will run from 8:30 a.m.-noon daily. Camp is for grades 2-9. For information: (832) 656-3320, (903) 663-7108 or bgoffney@lisd.org.</li>

<li><strong>DAVID WESLEY:</strong> Former Longview Lobo and NBA star David Wesley has announced plans for the 12th annual David Wesley Basketball Camp, set for June 20-21 at Forest Park Middle School in Longview. Campers will participate in performance training, dribbling and shooting skills, defensive work, team building and game practice with instruction from a veteran coaching staff and Wesley himself. The free camp runs from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 20 and from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday. Camp is open to ages 8-17, but space is limited to the first 100 participants. Pre-registration is required at www.thedavidwesleyfoundation.org/events.html. For information: (903) 452-1439.</li>

<li><strong>UNION GROVE:</strong> Union Grove's Lion and Lady Lion Basketball Camp is set for 9-11:30 a.m. June 16-17 at Union Grove High School. Cost is $30. The camp is for grades 3-9. For information: (903) 220-1912.</li>

<li><strong>SFA:</strong> Brad Underwood's SFA Basketball Camps are set for June 22-25 (summer camp), June 27-28 (team camp) and Summer Camp II (July 29-Aug. 1). For information, visit www.bradunderwoodbasketballcamps.com.</li>

<li><strong>LONGVIEW GIRLS:</strong> Lady Lobo Basketball camp is set for 8:30 a.m.-noon June 9-12 at Lobo Coliseum. The camp is for incoming grades 3-9, and will cover shooting, ball-handling, individual offense, defensive footwork, proper footwork/form and will include hot shot, layup and free throw contests along with games. Each camper will receive a Lady Lobo basketball and certificate. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Cost is $50 for the camp or $75 if the camper goes to the basketball and volleyball camp (1:30-4 p.m.) the same week at the same location. For information: (903) 663-7107 or ksmith@lisd.org.</li>

<li><strong>SPRING HILL GIRLS:</strong> Lady Panther Basketball Camp is set for 8:30-11:45 a.m. June 9-12 at the Spring Hill High School gymnasium. The camp is for girls entering grades 4-9. Cost is $50 ($30 for each additional sibling). The camp will be conducted by Spring Hill coach Allan Pope. Each camper will receive a T-shirt and basketball. Campers may register the first day of the camp beginning at 7:30 a.m. For information: (903) 446-3331.</li>

<li><strong>SABINE:</strong> Sabine High School's "No Excuses" basketball camp for boys is set for June 23-26 at Sabine High School. The camp, under the direction of head coach Chris Grotemat, will hold two sessions. Incoming grades 6-9 will work from 9-11:30 a.m., and incoming grades 2-5 will work from 1-3:30 p.m. Camp tuition is $45. All campers will receive a basketball and backpack. Team and individual competitions will be held, and team and individual awards will be presented. A concession stand will be available all week. For information: (903) 452-9125 or cgrotemat@sabineisd.org.</li>

<li><strong>GLADEWATER:</strong> The camp for boys and girls grades 2-9 will run from 10 a.m.-noon June 10-12 at Gladewater High School's Bill Waters Gymnasium. Cost is $25 ($20 for additional family members). For information: lewisj@gladewaterisd.com, berryk@gladewaterisd.com, (903) 522-3032 or (318) 237-5332.</li>

<li><strong>KILGORE COLLEGE:</strong> A boy's basketball camp for ages 6-17 is set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 7-11 (9 a.m.-noon on Friday) at Masters Gymnasium. Cost before June 30 is $100. Cost after June 30 is $120. For information: 903) 983-8604.</li>

<li><strong>LETU MEN:</strong> Dan Miller and Michael Lewis will conduct a camp for males in grades 3-6 from 8:30 a.m.-noon July 7-10. Cost for the camp is $110. A camp for grades 7-12 is set for 1-4 p.m. July 7-10. Cost is also $110. A camp for grades 1-3 is set for 5:30-6:30 p.m. July 7-10. Cost is $45. For information: <a href="mailto:DanMiller@letu.edu">DanMiller@letu.edu</a> or michaelelewis@letu.edu or (903) 233-3738.</li>

<li><strong>LETU WOMEN:</strong> Markeith Brown will conduct camps for girls in grades 3-6 from 8 a.m.-noon and for girls in grades 7-12 from 1-5 p.m. on June 9-12. Cost for each camp is $110. For information: <a href="mailto:markeithbrown@letu.edu">markeithbrown@letu.edu</a> or (903) 233-3724.</li>

<li><strong>WILEY COLLEGE:</strong> Wildcat Basketball Skills Camp is set for June 16-18. The camp is for boys and girls entering grades 3-5. Cost is $75. Emphasis will be placed on developing ball handling and passing skills as well as shooting. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt. For information: (903) 927-3069 or (903) 923-1619.</li>

</ul><h3>Tennis</h3><ul>

<li><strong>SPRING HILL:</strong> Spring Hill's Tennis camps are scheduled for June 9-12 (incoming grades 2-4) and June 16-19 (incoming grades 5-8) at the Spring Hill tennis courts. Cost for the camp is $40, and camp will run daily from 6:15-7:30 p.m. The camp will be under the direction of Holly Ford and Jami Jones. For information: (903) 720-2429, (903) 738-6840, hford@shisd.net or jjones@shisd.net.</li>

<li><strong>GLADEWATER:</strong> Coach Butch Clay will run camps during the summer at Gladewater High School (call or contact Clay to schedule times). Cost is $5 per hour for a group, $10 per hour private or $15 per hour for one hour, 30 minutes. For information: clayg@gladewaterisd.com or (903) 738-1484.</li>

<li><strong>LETU:</strong> Suzanne Merritt will host a tennis fundamentals camp from 8 a.m.-noon June 9-13 for boys and girls in grades K-7. She will also host an intermediate camp for boys and girls grades 2-9 June 23-27. Cost for each camp is $155. For information: suzannemerritt@letu.edu or (903) 233-3729.</li>

</ul><h3>Volleyball</h3><ul>

<li><strong>MARSHALL:</strong> Marshall Lady Mavs Volleyball Coach Madeleine Harris has scheduled two volleyball camps this summer to be held in Maverick Gym. The Lady Mavs Volleyball Skills Camp will be held June 23-25, with a session for ages 9-11 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. followed by a session for ages 12-14 from 1-3 p.m. All campers will receive individual instruction on the basic fundamentals of serving, passing and hitting. The camp will also provide the opportunity for young athletes to learn what it means to be a Lady Mav by demonstrating pride, good sportsmanship, character and hard work. Registration for the Skills Camp is $40, and each player will receive a camp T-shirt. The Lady Mavs Junior High/High School Camp for incoming 8th-12th grade players will be on July 21-23. The camp will be for players in grades 8-12 and will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.Registration for the camp is $65, and each player will receive a camp t-shirt. Campers need to bring knee pads and water bottle, and should be dressed in clothing suitable for volleyball. Registration forms and payment information are available at the Maverick Athletic Complex at Marshall High School. Payments can be made by cash or money order only to Lady Mav Volleyball at the Athletic Complex, or by mail at 1900 Maverick Drive, Marshall, TX, 75670, ATTN Athletic Office. For more information regarding the Lady Mavs Volleyball Summer Camps, contact Coach Harris at 903-926-2187.</li>

<li><strong>GLADEWATER:</strong> Camp for grades 2-5 will run from 5-7 p.m. July 28-29, and amp for grades 6-9 will run from 5-7 p.m. July 30-31 at Gladewater Middle School. Cost is $25 (plus $5 for additional family members). For information: mauldinm@gladewaterisd.com or (903) 407-0693.</li>

<li><strong>LETU:</strong> Sandra Campbell will host a junior high camp (girls, grades 6-8) from 8 a.m.-noon on June 9-12. Cost is $95. Other camps at LeTourneau are a Volleyball Prep Camp for high school athletes (grades 9-12) from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 14-17 ($170) and an overnight Volleyball Prep Camp for grades 9-12 July 14-17 ($310). For information: sandracampbell@letu.edu, scottpeluso@letu.edu or (903) 233-3787.</li>

<li><strong>PANOLA:</strong> The 2014 Fillies Volleyball mini camp and skills clinic is set for June 30-July 3 at the Panola College Fitness Center gymnasium. The camp is for young athletes entering grades 3-12. Registration begins at 8 a.m. for mini-campers, with camp times from 9 a.m.-noon. Skills clinic registration is at 12:15 p.m., with camp from 1-5 p.m. Campers should bring volleyball shoes, socks, knee pads, T-shirts and money. Cost for the mini-camp (incoming grades 3-5) is $50. Cost for the advanced skills clinics (incoming grades 6-12) is $100 for all sessions or $30 for individual sessions. For information: (903) 693-2007 or panolacollegevb@gmail.com.</li>

</ul><h3>Softball</h3><ul>

<li><strong>SOFTBALL FOR A CURE:</strong> Sabine High School softball players will conduct the first Softball for a Cure camp for girls entering grades 2-6 from 8 a.m.-noon on Friday, June 13 at the Sabine girls softball field in Liberty City. Cost is $30 (due by June 8). All proceeds from the camp will benefit the American Stroke Association. Water and Gatorade will be provided, and campers will receive a T-shirt. For information: (903) 746-1900.</li>

<li><strong>MARSHALL:</strong> The 2014 Marshall Lady Mavs Softball Camp will be held June 9-11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lady Mav Field at Marshall High School. The camp's first session, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., is for players entering grades 1-6. Players entering grades 7-9 will attend the second session from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All campers will receive individual instruction in basic fundamentals of catching, throwing, hitting and baserunning. The camp will also provide the opportunity for young athletes to learn what it means to be a Lady Mav by demonstrating pride, good sportsmanship, character and hard work. Early registration for the camp is $40, with same-day registration on the day of the camp at $50. All campers will receive a camp t-shirt. Campers need to bring their own glove, bat (if you have one) and dress in clothing suitable for softball. For more information, contact the MHS Athletic Department at 903-927-8809.</li>

<li><strong>GLADEWATER:</strong> Camp will run from 10 a.m.-noon July 22-24 at Gladewater High School for grades 2-9. Cost is $25 (plus $5 for additional family members). For information: mauldinm@gladewaterisd.com or (903) 407-0693.</li>

<li><strong>CARLISLE:</strong> Carlisle Lady Indian softball camp is set for noon-3 p.m. June 9-11 at the Carlisle softball field in Price. The camp is for girls entering grades 2-9. Cost for the camp, which will be directed by coach David Minnix, is $55. For information: (903) 245-3959.</li>

<li><strong>PITTSBURG:</strong> Henderson State University will hold camps on June 17 and 18 at Broach Park in Pittsburg. The June 17 camp is for graduating classes 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Cost is $50 (if pre-registered by June 13) or $60 after June 13. Cost includes a camp T-shirt. Camp times will be from 9-11 a.m. (baserunning and hitting), 12:30-2 p.m. (defense) and 2-3 p.m. (scrimmage). Lunch (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) will be available for $5. The June 18 camp is for 10U players through 14U players. Cost is $50 (if pre-registered by June 13) or $60 after June 13. cost includes a camp T-shirt. Camp times are 9-11 a.m. (pitching, catching and baserunning) and 12:30-3 p.m. (hitting and defense). Lunch (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) will be available for $5. Instruction will be given by Henderson State University coaches, players and former players. For information: (870) 703-5208 or kimbell6_@hotmail.com.</li>

<li><strong>KILGORE COLLEGE:</strong> A softball skills camp is set for June 10-11 at Stream Flo Field for grades 6 through high school. Participants should bring a glove, cleats, bat, helmets and catching gear for catchers. Cost is $65. For information (903) 983-8268.</li>

</ul><h3>Soccer</h3><ul>

<li><strong>GLSA:</strong> The Greater Longview Soccer Association will host a British Soccer Camp from June 16-20 at the GLSA practice fields. Each participant will be coached by a member of Challenger Sports' elite 1,200 British soccer coaches. Camps are for ages 3-4 ($80) from 9-10 a.m. or 5-6 p.m.; ages 5-6 ($93) from 10:30 a.m.-noon or 6:30-8 p.m.; ages 6-16 ($125) from 9 a.m.-noon or 5-8 p.m. and ages 10-16 ($177) from 9 a.m.-noon and 5-8 p.m. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt, soccer ball and poster. For information or to register: nrundell@challengersports.com, (469) 713-2737 or visit www.challengersports.com.</li>

<li><strong>LETU MEN:</strong> Matthew Haesecke will conduct a camp for boys grades 2-6 from 8 a.m.-noon June 9-12. Cost is $165. For information: matthewhaesecke@letu.edu or (903) 233-3725.</li>

<li><strong>LETU WOMEN:</strong> John Antonisse will conduct a camp for girls in grades 1-8 from 8 a.m.-noon on June 23-26. They will also host a camp for grades 9-12 from 4-8 p.m. June 23-26. Cost for each camp is $110. For information: <a href="mailto:jsantonisse@yahoo.com">jsantonisse@yahoo.com</a> or (903) 233-3725.</li>

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