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Local Sports in Brief: Antelope Hills Golf Course to offer junior golf classes this summer in Prescott

Antelope Hills Golf Course to offer junior golf classes this summer in Prescott

Antelope Hills Golf Course, 1 Perkins Drive in Prescott, has announced dates for its Junior golf classes this summer. The group classes are for boys and girls ages 8-16 and will include basic golf fundamentals, golf course etiquette, and play on the course. The week-long classes are scheduled for the weeks of June 10, June 24, and July 15. The cost for the week of five lessons is $50 per person. Entry forms and information packets are available at the Antelope Hills Pro Shop. For more information, call Mack McCarley, PGA Professional, at 801-915-8391.

Prescott Valley Parks & Rec to offer ‘Be a Better Basketball Player’ camp in June

Are you the sweetest dribbler in your neighborhood, but you can’t shoot? Do you dream while using your basketball as a pillow? Got a case of the “Basketball Jones,” but no skills to satisfy it? No worries! Hoops instructor Roy Jenkins is again offering his “Be a Better Basketball Player” camp, starting June 12 and continuing June 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28 at Canyon View Preparatory, 9030 Florentine Road, in Prescott Valley. The camp is designed for those ages 8-12 and 13-17. Session times on the aforementioned dates are 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. for 8- to 12-year-olds and 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for 13- to 17-year-olds. Cost per participant is $30 for the entire session. Jenkins has coached high school basketball, operated basketball camps, and conducted basketball “Shooting Academies.” This is a great opportunity to improve your game. To register, visit the Prescott Valley Parks & Recreation office, 7501 E. Skoog Boulevard, or sign up on the internet at pvaz.net. For more information, call 928-759-3090.

Embry-Riddle women’s basketball’s youth summer camp June 3-6 in Prescott

Embry-Riddle’s women’s basketball program will conduct its boys and girls summer camp from Monday, June 3, through Thursday, June 6, at the ERAU Activity Center (Building 80), 3700 Willow Creek Road, in Prescott. Times on those dates will run from 9 a.m. to noon for players ages 7-11 and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for players ages 12-17. Registration fee costs $90 per participant. To register, visit: secure.touchnet.net/C20722_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=508&SINGLESTORE=true

or send an email to ERAU women’s basketball coach Michael Trujillo at: trujilm4@erau.edu.

Memorial Day weekend tennis tournament May 25-27 at Yavapai College

The PATA Memorial Day NTRP Tennis Tournament is scheduled for Memorial Day weekend, Saturday-Monday, May 25-27, at Yavapai College Tennis Center in Prescott. The Prescott Area Tennis Association is putting on the tournament, which is open to men’s and women’s 3.0-5.0 players in singles, 6.0-10.0 in doubles and 6.0-10.0 in mixed doubles. Cost is $38 for singles, $33 for doubles. For more information, contact David Hibbs at 406-871-0377, or email onehibbee@hotmail.com.

Chino Valley Youth Football and Cheer registration begins Chino Valley Youth Football and Cheer will conduct on-site registration for its 2019 season from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 8 and July 13 in the Lantana Plaza parking lot across from Ace Hardware, 1395 N. Highway 89. You can also visit Chino Valley Youth Football and Cheer’s website, http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/cvyfc, to register your athlete for the 2019 fall football and cheer season.

Prescott Valley Grand Prix scheduled for Memorial Day weekend

The fifth annual Prescott Valley Grand Prix motorized off-road race will take place Memorial Day weekend, May 25 and 26, outside of Findlay Toyota Center. Arizona Off-Road Promotions and the Town of Prescott Valley are playing host to the Grand Prix, which will feature motorcycles, quads and utility vehicles for all ages and skill levels. There will also be a pit bike race. Everyone is encouraged to register and attend. Registration starts Friday, May 24, outside of Findlay Toyota Center. Races will go all day on May 25 and 26, with tickets being sold at the gate. For more information on times, fees, classes and location, visit azopracing.com or email Kyle at kyle@azopracing.com.

Yavapai College baseball to host day camp June 3-5

At the Mile High Baseball School Day Camp players will learn skills from a new perspective with a fresh, dynamic approach to teaching baseball. The camp will include instruction on hitting, pitching, fielding and base running. This camp is for players between the ages of 5 and 12 with division of age groups throughout the program. The camp will take place from 8:30 to 11 a.m. each day. The fee for this camp is $75 with an additional $10 charge for late registration. The fee includes professional instruction and evaluation, as well as a camp T-shirt. The camp capacity is limited to 150 campers. For more information, call Yavapai College assistant baseball coach Kyle Wise at 928-776-2292, email him at kyle.wise@yc.edu.

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Embry-Riddle men’s basketball program to host youth summer camp June 10-13

The annual Embry-Riddle men’s basketball youth summer camp is scheduled for June 10-13 at the ERAU Activity Center in Prescott. Both boys and girls ages 7-11 and ages 12-16 are invited to participate. The 7-11 age group meets from 9-11 a.m. on the June 10-13, while the 12-16 age group meets from 12:30-2:30 p.m. on the 10-13. Cost is $90 per camper. This camp is run by the coaching staff for the Embry-Riddle men’s program, as well as the players from the team. For more information, contact coach Eric Fundalewicz via email at fundalee@erau.edu or assistant coach Doug Beilfuss via email at beilfusd@erau.edu.

Big Brothers Big Sisters’ BIG Swing Golf Tournament June 14 in Sedona

Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters is inviting the public to participate in its BIG Swing Golf Tournament from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 14, at Seven Canyons in Sedona. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit’s mission to be the “defender of the potential in all children.” Cost is $225 per golfer. For more information, including registration for playing, visit azbigs.org or call Cheryl Gray for sponsorship information at 928-634-9789.

Roughrider baseball program to host overnight camp July 14-17

At the Mile High Baseball School Overnight Camp you will learn skills from a new perspective with a fresh, dynamic approach to teaching baseball. The camp will include instruction on hitting, pitching, fielding and base running. Specialty areas will include speed, strength, conditioning and mental skills. The camp is for players between the ages of 10 and 18. Campers have the option of overnight stay in Yavapai College housing. Meals and activities will be included in the camp fee. Campers will be under adult supervision at all times. Registration and introduction for the camp will run from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 14. Camp will take place for the next three days, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fee for campers commuting to camp is $175. The fee for campers staying overnight is $400. An additional $10 will be added to the fee for late registration. The camp’s capacity is limited to 150 campers. For more information, call Yavapai College assistant baseball coach Kyle Wise at 928-776-2292, send an email to kyle.wise@yc.edu.

Trinity Christian School to offer summer sports camps

Trinity Christian School, 1077 Mogollon Road in Prescott, invites children and teens from the Prescott community to join the school’s 2019 summer sports camps in July. Members of Trinity’s coaching staff will coach the camps for basketball and soccer, which athletic director Bud Swanson says will focus on “fundamentals, fun, faith and competition.” There are a variety of sessions and age groups for consideration, including: Junior High & High School Girls Volleyball (7th thru 12th graders) June 25-28 from 9am to noon, $75 per student, coached by Jessica Sears; Junior High & High School Boys Basketball (seventh through 12th graders), July 8-12 and July 15-19 from 8-10 a.m., $75 per student, coached by Ben Blumstein; Elementary Co-Ed Basketball (third through sixth graders), July 8 to 12 from 10 a.m. to noon, $75 per student, coached by Ben Blumstein; Junior High & High School Girls Basketball (seventh through 12th graders), July 8-12 from noon-2 p.m., $75 per student, coached by Denise Steidinger; Junior High Co-Ed Soccer (sixth through eighth graders), July 16-19 from 7-10 a.m., $75 per student, coached by Seth and Kori Richter; Elementary Co-Ed Soccer (second through fifth graders), July 16-19, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $75 per student, coached by Seth and Kori Richter. A minimum of five and a maximum of 20 must be registered by the deadline of July 1, 2019. If a second child from the same family registers, their fee is discounted to $65. To register, contact Trinity Christian School at 928/445-6306 or go on-line at trinitychristianaz.com/athletics.

Hassayampa Golf Course celebrating its 100-year anniversary; club looks for memorabilia

With the Hassayampa Golf Course celebrating its 100th year of existence in 2019, Capital Canyon Club members are seeking out any memorabilia in reference to the club. Members are specifically looking for old score cards, trophies, pictures from 1919 to 1969, brochures, and or newspaper articles. If you have any items you would like displayed in the historical room at the club, contact John Oas at 928-515-2909, or email norsetigeroas@gmail.com.

Amateur tennis tournament Oct. 11-13 in Cottonwood

An amateur tennis tournament benefiting junior tennis development across northern Arizona will be played at Mingus and Sedona high schools Oct. 11-13. Event proceeds will be used to expand pathways for youth as young as 8 years old to learn and play tennis through adulthood in the Flagstaff, Prescott and Verde Valley areas. The event will feature three United States Tennis Association (USTA) sanctioned tournaments (adults, juniors and National Tennis Rating Program) played simultaneously. Players from ages 8 to 80 will have an event in which they can compete. The event will be played and directed by longtime Northern Arizona Tennis Association board members Larry Lineberry of Sedona and Scott Weber of Flagstaff. Lineberry is a master professional in the United States Professional Tennis Association and a 2017 inductee of the Southwest Tennis Hall of Fame. Weber is the founder and past president of the Flagstaff Tennis Association and is a certified tennis referee and recipient of the 2010 and 2017 USTA Southwest Grassroots Official of the Year. He is the head official of this event. To register for any of these tournaments, visit tennislink.usta.com/tournaments and enter tournament ID#: 750023619. For more information, call Lineberry at 928-300-5394 or email him at: lineberrytennis@gmail.com.

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