Sports Briefs

The first annual Carl Albert State College/Poteau High School Softball Camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday and Friday at the Poteau High School softball field.The camp was to have started Wednesday, but due to Monday and Tuesday rain showers, the field was unfit to have the camp begin today.Cost is $40 per camper. If a family has more than one child, it will be $35 a child, and a group discount of $35 a child for teams that send at least five or more off a team.The camp is for girls who will enter grades two through eight in August. Campers will need to bring gloves, bats, cleated shoes, water, sunscreen and money for concessions as the concession stand will be open.Any former players wishing to help out are encouraged to do so.For additional information, call (918) 839-0723 or (580) 704-4517.• • •The Poteau Quarterback Club Youth Football Camp will take place from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday through Friday at Costner Stadium and football fieldhouse.The cost is $25 per camper.Campers who register early will get the chance to request T-shirt sizes, or be at pre-registration at 7:45 a.m. today.For additional information, call (918) 647-1694.• • •Registration is now open for the 2013 LeFlore County Express Fall Soccer League.Registration can be done through the Internet at will end May 31.Cost is $35 per child registered until May 31. Beginning June 1, cost per child will increase to $40.Payment method details are available at the aforementioned website.• • •The LeFlore County Soccer Association will have a general meeting and mandatory coaches meeting at 5:30 p.m. May 30 at the Department of Human Services meeting room in Poteau.The new soccer facilities, the Fall 2013 season changes and an interaction time for suggestions and concerns to be shared are the key items on the agenda.For additional information, go online to• • •The 2013 Spiro Basketball Summer Camps will take place later this month at the Spiro Multipurpose Gym.The camp for those entering grades kindergarten through two will be from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through May 30. Cost is $30 per camper.The camp for those entering grades three through five will be from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through May 30. Cost is $30.Those who register by Thursday will be guaranteed a camp T-shirt. For additional information, call (918) 605-1840.• • •The 2013 Poteau Coed Church Softball League registration has begun.Any church that is interested in playing at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex this summer needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.The entry fee is $400 per team. Deadline to entry is June 26.League will begin play on July 8 or 9.• • •The Mark Sullivan “Mud Duck” Junior Golf Camp will be June 18-20 at Choctaw Country Club.The entry fee is $20.For additional information, call (918) 839-0155, (918) 649-5030 or (918) 647-3488.The accompanying Mark Sullivan “Mud Duck” Junior Golf Tournament will be June 24 at Choctaw Country Club.• • •The 16th annual Poteau Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will take place June 24 at Choctaw Country Club.There will be two rounds totally 18 holes of golf, one beginning at 8 a.m. and one at 1 p.m.Check-in will begin one hour before each round will begin.There is a 60-team limit for the two-player event. Entry fee is $50 per person or $100 per team.Early bird registration will end June 12, and the cut off date for registering will be 5 p.m. June 19. Those who register by June 12 will receive a Ping-style golf shirt.There will be a hole-in-one prize awarded.Breakfast and lunch will be served prior to each round.For additional information, call (918) 647-9178.• • •The Red Oak Basketball Camps will take place this week at C.C. Gillespie Fieldhouse.The camp for those campers going into grades kindergarten through third grade will be 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday and Friday, while the camps for those entering grades four through seven will be from noon to 3 p.m.Cost is $40 for the first child, and a discount of $35 per camper if there are two or more campers from the same family. Each camper will receive T-shirts.For additional information, call Trey Booth at (918) 448-5101 or Casey Butcher at (918) 448-8955.• • •The “Camp of Champions” basketball camp will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 11-14 on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium on the campus of Talihina High School.Cost is $40, with a $20 deposit for pre-registering.For additional information, call (405) 779-1421.• • •The Red Oak Softball Camps will take place June 27-28.The camp for those entering kindergarten through third grade will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. daily, while the camp for those entering grades four through seven will be 12:30 to 3 p.m. daily.Cost is $35 per camper.Besides Red Oak coaches Casey Butcher and Trey Booth running the camp, former Lady Eagle and Oklahoma Sooner softball player Javen Henson will be present. For additional information, call Butcher at (918) 448-8955.• • •The Choctaw Country Club will have its annual Church Golf League action starting July 1.League action will take place for eight weeks, and there is a limit of 18 teams.For additional information, call (918) 647-3488.