Sports Briefs

The 15th annual Poteau Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. June 25 at Wolf Ridge Golf Course. Lunch and check-in will begin at noon June 25. The entry fee is $65 per person or $130 per two-player team. Two mulligans will be available for $10, with a limit of four per team. For additional information, call (918) 647-9178.— — —There will be an age 12-and-younger girls softball tournament June 23 at Cameron. The entry fee is $100 per team. First- through third-place teams will receive medals.Each game will be 1:10 in length, and the event is double elimination. For additional information, call (918) 654-3064 or (918) 658-5510.— — —The Red Oak Committee for Continued Growth (ROCCG) will have a coed softball tournament beginning June 29. The schedule will be determined by number of entries. There will be no entry fee. The deadline to enter will be June 25. T-shirts will go to the top two teams of the tournament. For additional information, call Dru Kauk at (918) 465-6717 or Krissy Martin at (918) 448-2118.— — —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 Tuesday 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 to 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 Eastern Oklahoma State College Baseball Tryout Camp will take place at 2 p.m. Monday 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. Monday. 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 Tuesday through June 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.— — —Seminole State College will be having its baseball tryout camp beginning at 8:30 a.m. June 25 at Oiler Field.Cost is $50. The camp is open to players who graduated last month or will graduate in 2013 and 2014.For additional information, call Cole Gordon at (405) 323-8097.— — —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 Smithville Lady Braves Softball Clinic will take place July 12-13. The guest instructor will be former Red Oak Lady Eagle and current Oklahoma Sooner third baseman Javen Henson, whose Sooners came in national runners-up to Alabama at this month's Women's College World Series.The fielding session will take place July 12, while the batting session will be July 13.The entry fee for one day is $20 or $35 for both days.The camp for ages 8-12 will be from 9 a.m. to noon each day, while the camp for ages 13-18 will be from 1 to 4 p.m. each day. For additional information, call Jana White at (580) 209-2310.— — —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