Sports Briefs

The Poteau Kiwanis Club's "Learn-to-Swim Program" will begin its three-week run next week at Twyman Pool.Class sessions will take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The final week of the program will be June 24, 26 and 27.Each session will be one hour in length beginning daily at 9, 10 and 11 a.m.There is no cost to participate, and the program is open to boys and girls of all ages.• • •The 49th annual Choctaw Country Club Invitational Golf Tournament will be June 21-22. This year, there is a new format for the tournament with fourball on Day 1 and a scramble on Day 2 for the two-man teams.Entry fee is $350 per team which includes the two rounds of golf, a practice round on June 20 and a steak dinner and entertainment on June 21. For more information, call (918) 647-3488.• • •The eighth annual Choctaw Country Club Church League season will begin at 6 p.m. Monday. The league will run every Monday for eight weeks until July 28.The entry fee is $45 per three-player team. There will be a $5 green fee per night for each player that is not a member of Choctaw Country Club.The teams will consist of three players, men and/or women and/or children ages 12 or older. Each player will get one mulligan per round, and teams will be flighted after Week 4 action.The league is open to the first 24 teams.For additional information, call Choctaw Country Club at (918) 647-3488 or Mike Thomas at (918) 839-0155.• • •The 2014 Choctaw Country Club Junior Golf Clinic will begin Tuesday and will run every Tuesday for eight weeks.The entry fee is $10 per child per week, which includes drinks each week. All ages are welcome.At the end of the eight-week clinic, there will be a tournament, a cookout and a pool party.For additional information, call (918) 647-3488.• • •The "Camp of Champions" basketball camp will take place from 8 a.m. to noon June 16-18 on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium at Talihina High School.Registration will take place at 7:30 a.m. June 16.The cost is $40 per camper, who will be provided the fundamentals on dribbling, passing, shooting, defensive and offensive strategies, sportsmanship and teamwork.For additional information, call Darian Dickson at (405) 779-1421.• • •The Greenwood [Ark.] Wrestling Camp will take place this month at the rock gym in Greenwood.The camp is open for students from kindergarten to 12th grade.The camp for the kindergarten to the third grade is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. June 16-18.The camp for fourth through eighth grade will be from 5 to 7 p.m. June 16-18The camp for high school students will be from 11 to 1 p.m. June 18-20.The cost is $60 per camper, or $40 per camper if there are more than one camper in the family going to attend the camp..• • •The 2014 Coed Church Softball League will begin play July 8 at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.The entry fee is $400 per team, and the deadline to enter is June 30.For additional information or to register, call Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.