The 2012 Forbush Coed Basketball Camp will be held June 18-20 at the high school. Sessions for rising third- through fifth-graders will run from 8-11 a.m. Sessions for rising sixth- through ninth-graders will be from noon until 3 p.m.
The West Wilkes Lady Blackhawk Basketball Camp will be held June 4-7. The camp is open to players in grades 1-8. Sessions will run from 1-4 p.m. each day. The cost is $30.
The Westfield Booster Club is holding sign-ups for its summer basketball league until June 2. The league is for players in middle school and high school. The cost is $60 for one player or $45 for more than one player per family.
The Mount Airy girls basketball team will be holding its annual camp from June 18-21. This camp is being held to provide instruction for the fundamentals of basketball.
Registration for the first season of Elkin Mighty Mites football and cheerleading will be held Monday, May 21 from 6-8 p.m. in the gym at the Elkin Recreation Center. The football and cheerleading program is for rising first- and second-graders.
North Surry will hold its annual basketball camp June 11-14 for boys who are rising third- to ninth-graders. The camp consists of fundamental stations, skills contests and league games. The early registration fee is $75 until June 1. For more information, contact Coach Travis Gammons at 789-5055 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The annual East Wilkes summer baseball camp will be held June 4-6 from 8 a.m. until noon at the high school baseball field. The camp is open to grades 3-8. Basic fundamentals and skills of baseball will be taught — throwing, pitching, hitting, fielding and base-running. There will be daily competitions for East Wilkes baseball prizes.
The first Heal The Hurt Football Combine will be held Saturday, June 2 at Starmount High School. The rain date is June 9. The cost is $10 per athlete, and all money raised will go to the medical needs of Starmount student-athlete Christian Hurt, who suffered a serious neck injury in a football playoff game last November and is awaiting a special surgery.
The annual Cardinal Youth Basketball Camp will be held at East Wilkes High School on June 11-14. Sessions are open to boys in grades 3-8 (excludes rising high school freshmen) and will run from 8 a.m. until noon in the high school gym.
The second-annual Champion Skills Camp for basketball players will be held July 16-19 at Pilot Mountain Middle School. The four-day camp will be split into two sessions. The cost of the camp is $60 if paid by June 25 and $65 after June 25.
The fourth-annual Risings Stars Starmount Basketball Camp will be held July 18-21. Sessions will run from 9 a.m. until noon each day at Starmount Middle School. Participants will receive daily instruction from coaches and players on fundamentals of the game.
The Carolina Power girls youth softball program will have tryouts for the 8U team on Saturday, April 21 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Lowes Park at Rivers Edge. All interested players should bring a copy of their birth certificate.
Huntsville Baptist Church will hold a building fund golf tournament fund-raising event on Saturday, May 5 at Silo Run Golf Course.
Congratulations to Benjamin Combs, gage vestal10 and Frank Miller. That trio finished 1-2-3 in our second annual Bracket Mania contest, picking up prize money for their efforts. Combs, a student-athlete at Starmount High School, had already wrapped up the top prize of $100 before the Kentucky-Kansas game even tipped off Monday night.
Kentucky and Kansas haven’t played for the national championship yet, but we already have a winner in our Bracket Mania contest.