Sports Briefs

The eighth annual Mark "Mud Duck" Sullivan Junior Golf Camp will take place Tuesday through Thursday at Choctaw Country Club. The camp will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Wednesday, while the final day of camp will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday. The camp is open to boys and girls of all ages. Entry fee is $20 per camper.Instructors will be Poteau golf coaches Mike Thomas and Randall Wheat, along with Andy Perdue and the high school golf teams.For more information, call (918) 647-3488, (918) 839-0155 or (918) 649-5030.— — —The 2012 Poteau Cross Country Booster Club Running Camp will be from 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday through Friday at Costner Stadium. Entry fee is $40 per camper. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 5 through 12.Registration will also take place from 7:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.For additional information, call Tim Hall at (918) 839-3857 or Whitney Kirby at (918) 413-4200.— — —The Howe Basketball Camp will take place Monday through Wednesday at the Howe Gym.The camp is open to any students who will enter grades four through nine next school year.Entry fee is $40 per camper. For additional information, call Chris Brown at (918) 658-8256.— — —The sixth annual Jack Hall-Patrick Lynch Memorial Shrine Golf Tournament will begin with a 1 p.m. shotgun start on Monday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.Entry fee for the four-person scramble is $50 per person or $200 per team.Two mulligans may be purchased for $5, with a maximum of eight per team.The tournament will be open to the first 36 teams.Silver hole sponsorship is $50 and gold hole sponsporship is $100. For additional information, call Randy Bridgman at (918) 647-3243, Tommy Robertson at (918) 647-6119 or Brian Shore at (918) 647-6761.— — —The Wolf Ridge Women's Golf Association seventh annual 2-Lady Invitational Scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.Entry fee is $65 per golfer and $130 per team, which includes golf carts. For additional information, call Kay Chitwood at (918) 647-5859.— — —The 2012 Spiro Basketball Summer Camps will take place later this month.The camp for those who will be entering grades six through eight will be from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Thursday at the Spiro Gym.The camp for those who will be entering grades kindergarten through two will be from 9 a.m. to noon May 29-31.The cost $30 per camper. For additional questions, call Dustin Gist at (918) 605-1840.— — —The LeFlore County Youth Services Golf Tournament and Dinner will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at Choctaw Country Club, with registration beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday and lunch will be provided.The entry fee is $50 per person for the four-player scramble, which inlcudes one free mulligan. Extra mulligans will cost $5 each, with a limit of two per player. Entry forms can be picked up at the LCYS office or entry may be done prior to the start of the tournament.Special guest for the event is Baseball Hall of Fame relief pitcher Rich “Goose” Gossage, who will be at both the golf tournament and the dinner, which will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at The Community State Bank Ops Center. Tickets cost $25, and may be purchased at the LCYS office, the Poteau Chamber of Commerce or The Community State Bank.An auction will take place prior to the golf tournament for the opportunity to play with Gossage, who will be speaking and signing autographs at the dinner that night.There will be a silent auction at the dinner, with all proceeds benefitting LeFlore County Youth Services.For additional information, call (918) 647-4196.— — —The Billy Ray Hoffman Invitational will take place June 2-3 at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.The entry fee for the two-person scramble is $160 per person, which will include golf cart and a practice round on June 1. The deadline to enter is Friday. For additional information, call (918) 647-7274.— — —The eighth annual "Hooked on Fishin'" Kids Tournament will take place from 7 a.m. until noon June 2 at Long Lake Resort.Entry fee is $30 per boat.There will be two age divisions, ages 8 to 11 and ages 12 to 15. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.Trophies will be awarded to all 50 places, and prizes will be awarded for the top three finishers in each division.For more information, call Mark Goines at (918) 963-2409 or (918) 721-3818, Jody Adams at (918) 649-7387 or Kelly Cooper at (918) 649-4749.— — —The Choctaw Country Club Church League will begin play at 5:30 p.m. June 4 and will take place at the same time every Monday for eight straight weeks.It will be a three-player scramble. The league is limited to the first 18 teams. For additional information, call the pro shop (918) 647-3488 or Bobby Pickle at (918) 721-3492.— — —The second annual Duck Martin 14 Foundation PIT Camp Fundraising 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will take place June 9 at both Wister gyms.There will be eight teams in eight divisions, third-fourth grade boys, third-fourth grade girls, fifth-sixth grade boys, fifth-sixth grade girls, junior high boys, junior high girls, high school boys and high school girls.The deadline to enter is May 31. For additional information, call Creigh Smith at (918) 385-1043, Rodney Nobles at (918) 647-6272 or Casey Hemphill at (918) 413-2217.— — —The third annual Village 2 Village Golf Tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. June 23 at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.Entry fee for the four-man scramble is $280 per team. After June 16, the entry fee will increase to $320.Entry fee includes green fees, cart and a barbecue lunch.Mulligans will be available at $5 each with a limit of one per nine holes.There will be a putting contest, with the entry fee being $5 per putt or $10 for three putts.The first hole-in-one winner will win a car. For additional information, call (479) 785-3575 or go online to— — —The First Serve Tennis Clinics will begin June 4 in Fort Smith, Ark.The clinics are for children ages 5-16. The cost is $25. There are three weeks of clinics to choose from. For additional information, call Jane Plummer at (479) 649-8815 or go online to— — —The Boys and Girls Club of McAlester will put on a competitive baseball and softball league.It is believed sports encourages a healthy lifestyle in our youth, which is a rising concern to many.Sports also promotes high self esteem in children that will benefit them in many aspects.For additional information, call the Boys and Girls Club of McAlester Athletic Department at (918) 426-5144.— — —The Satchel Paige All-Stars Travel Baseball Team is looking for youth baseball players ages 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18 years old that would like to be a part of our 2012 Summer Travel Baseball Team that will include trips to Cincinnati, Omaha, Neb., Springfield, Mo., Orlando, Fla., and Puerto Rico.All interested players should contact Coach Mike Mayden for registration information at (773) 744-1040 or email to