Sports Briefs

The Poteau Spirit Center will have two fun camps for girls over the next two weeks.There will be a cheer camp from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday through Saturday.There will be a dance camp from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 14-16.The entry fee is $65 per camper, and each camp will conclude with a performance on the camp's final day.For additional information, call (918) 647-3547 or go online to— — —Any church interested in playing in the 2012 Poteau Coed Church League this summer needs to call Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.Entry Fee is $400 per team. Deadline for entry is June 28. There will be two divisions if enough teams enter.All teams must pay before their team will be entered into the league. The season will begin on July 9.— — —Northeastern Oklahoma State University is having several baseball/softball camps this month.The NSU High School Baseball Prospect Camp will take place June 19 and Aug. 11. The camp is open to high school baseball players who graduated in May or who will graduate in 2013-16.The sessions at each camp will be from 1-5 p.m. at Thomas Rousey Field. Registration will begin at noon that day. Cost is $60 per camper.The NSU Hitting Intensity Camp will be July 9-10 at Thomas Rousey Field. The camp is open to baseball players who are from age 12 up through 2013 high school graduates. Cost is $50 per camper.For additional information, call NSU Coach Travis Janssen at (918) 444-3910 or (918) 316-9195, or by email at— — —The sixth annual Mark “Mud Duck” Sullivan Memorial Junior Golf Tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Monday at Choctaw Country Club.Age divisions for boys and girls will be 8 and younger, 9-11 and 12-14. Registration will be from 8 to 9 a.m. Monday.All age groups will play nine holes from age specific tees. The entry Fee is $15.For additional information or to sign up, call Choctaw Country Club at (918) 647-3488.— — —The Eastern Oklahoma State College Baseball Tryout Camp will take place at 2 p.m. June 18 at the EOSC baseball field. Cost is $50 for a single-position player, and $75 for a two-way player.Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. June 18.For additional information, call EOSC Coach Craig Price at (918) 465-1704 or by email at— — —The Talihina "Gym Rat Basketball Camp" will take place June 19-21 on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.The camp is open to boys who will enter grades two through eight next school year. The entry fee is $40, which will include a free lunch daily in the Talihina High School cafeteria.For additional information, call Darian Dickson at (405) 779-1421.— — —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— — —There will be a IFA/VTD age 10-and-younger super regional July 6-8 at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.The entry fee is $250 per team. There is a four-game guarantee.The top three teams will receive trophies, while the championship and runner-up team will also receive T-shirts.The deadline to enter is July 3. For additional information, call Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.— — —The Sam Bradford Football ProCamp presented by Chesapeake Energy and in partnership with The Oklahoman will be July 10-11 at the University of Oklahoma Intramural Fields.Bradford will be on site the entire camp to direct camp activities and provide instruction. He will be joined by a selection of the top prep and college coaches from the Norman area.The camp is open to boys and girls ages 7 to 14 and focuses on the team concept and fundamentals of football.Groups will be small to ensure that each camper gets personalized instruction.Bradford, a former OU quarterback, Heisman Trophy winner and current St. Louis Rams quarterback, will also give daily talks highlighting the finer points of the game of football and beyond.Each camper receives an autographed camp team photo with Bradford, camp T-shirt, goodie bag and the opportunity to win additional prizes.Spots are limited, so campers are encouraged to register early. Cost of the ProCamp is $199.Additional information and registration is available at or calling (888) 389-CAMP (2267).— — —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 Holiday Island (Ark.) Rotary Club Dettwiller/Lehr Golf Tournament will take place Aug. 25-26 at Holiday Island County Club.Entry fee for each two-player team is $300, which includes both rounds of golf with golf carts, lunch both days and a reception/dinner on Aug. 25.For additional information, call Allen Huffman at (479) 981-0654 or email him at