Friday, May 17, 2013Author: Ernie Harris
(Last modified: 2013-05-18 20:49:34)
Source: The Herald-News
The Rhea County Soccer Camp will be four days of soccer fun from Monday, June 3, through Thursday, June 6. Camp hours will be from 8 a.m. until noon daily at the Rhea County High School [RCHS] soccer practice field, which can be accessed by turning left behind Eagle Stadium.
The cost is $35 per person, which includes breakfast and lunch, as well as a camp T-shirt while they last. The camp will be directed by the RCHS coaching staff and athletes.
Campers will need to bring tennis shoes, cleats, shin guards and a water bottle. Registration will be on opening day of camp. On June 6, campers need to wear clothes that can get wet/muddy. For more information or questions, contact coach Justin Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rhea County High School is forming a bowling team for boys and girls, which will begin their season in the fall. Bowling has been a sanctioned TSSAA sport for several years where many other high schools statewide have competed, complete with playoffs and state championships.
To help get the program off the ground, the team is sponsoring the First Annual Golden Eagle Tournament to be held at Crystal Lanes Bowling Center on Friday, May 17, and run through Saturday, May 18. All proceeds will benefit the new team.
The adult tournament will feature singles and team doubles events, where the entry fee will be $15 per event. For more info or sign up for the tournament, call Steve at 423-285-4834 or Debbie at 423-775-1547.
Tryouts for the new RCHS boys and girls bowling teams will be at the Crystal Lanes Bowling Center on Wednesday, May 29, and Thursday, May 30, from 4:30-6 p.m. All RCHS students and incoming freshmen are welcome to tryout.
The Tennessee Hills Golf Club will host a 9-hole potluck select shot tournament on Sunday, May 19, with tee off set for 2:30 p.m. EST. Call 423-447-2304 no later than 1:30 p.m. EST on May 19 to register.
Please sign up early if you plan on playing so organizers may plan for food and you are insured a spot. Organizers understand circumstances change and you may have to withdraw, but everyone is welcome, including kids, ladies, old timers and young limber backs.
Guest green fee with a cart is $15, with a $5 prize/expense fee and $1 closest to the pin fee. Bring your favorite dish or pay $5 to eat. Please advise if you plan on bringing a dish and if you are planning to eat or not.
Teams to be arranged by management, couples may play together and kids can play with parents. Try not to make a whole team from family, as the idea is to meet and play with different people.
You don�t have to be a golfer (few of us are), just have a great day enjoying the game and companionship.
The Rhea Middle School softball team will hold tryouts at Rhea County High School on Monday, May 20, and Tuesday, May 21, from 5-7 p.m. Interested girls that will be in sixth through eighth-grades in the fall are welcomed to attend. Must pass a physical examination by a doctor and bring a signed copy of approval with you to tryouts.
The RCHS Kid�s Cheer Camp will begin on Monday, June 3, and will run through Friday, June 7, from 9 a.m. until noon daily. The cost is $50 per camper, which includes a snack and T-shirt. Ages 4-and-up are welcomed to register at the door on the first day of camp.
For more information contact RCHS cheer coach Deana Arnold by email at
Rhea County High School wrestling starts now. Summer wrestling practice will be held from Monday, June 3, through Friday, June 21, from 3-6 p.m. for all returning wrestlers and upcoming freshmen wrestlers.
Week one will include competitive practice with CAK and Kingston in attendance. Week two will include competitive practice with CAK and Kingston in attendance. Week three will include technique and transition training. New physicals are required for the 2013-2014 season.
Following the TSSAA dead period (June 23rd-July 6th), the RCHS wrestling workouts and open facility time will begin for wrestlers not participating in other high school sports. There will also be a parent meeting at the Rhea County High School field house on Monday, May 20, from 6-7 p.m.
The Rhea County High School volleyball team will hold tryouts for the fall 2013 team on Monday, June 3, and Tuesday, June 4, from 2-4 p.m. at RCHS. Interested girls who will be in the ninth through 12th-grades this fall are welcomed to attend. Must pass a physical examination by a doctor and bring a signed copy of approval with you to tryouts. For more information contact coach Suits at email@example.com
The 18th Annual Spring City Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, June 5, with registration beginning at noon and tee-off slated for 1 p.m. at the Dayton Golf and Country Club.
It will be a four-person select shot tourney with cash prizes going to the first, second and third-place finishers, along with great hole-in-one prizes. There will be door prizes and goody bags and prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin.
The cost is $60 per player or $240 per team. For more information, contact the Spring City Chamber of Commerce at 423-365-5210.
Rhea County High School [RCHS] head boys� basketball coach Mike Phillips will host a boys� basketball skills camp, which will begin on Monday, June 10, and run through Thursday, June 13, at RCHS.
The camp will be divided up into two age groups. Camp A will run each day from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. for ages 6-10, and Camp B will run from 11 a.m. till 1:30 p.m. for ages 11-14.
The fundamentally designed skill camp will emphasize footwork, shooting, passing, ball handling and man to man defense, where Phillips will lead the campers each day in a 2.5 hour Golden Eagles� basketball practice. Phillips� purpose for the camp is to promote the game of basketball, and he hopes players will learn and have fun playing the game. Instructors will provide the appropriate fundamentals for each age level.
The cost per each camper will be $50, which provides 10 hours of instruction, awards and a t-shirt. Phillips� camps have sold out over the past 15 years, so reserve your position today because there is a maximum of 40 participants per camp. To pre-register and for more information, visit www.rheacountybasketball.com or contact Phillips at Michael.Phillips2022@gmail.com.
The Dayton Golf and Country Club will be offering a golf camp from June 17-19 for ages 7-14. The time will be 9 a.m. to noon daily. The cost is $30 for first child and $50 for two children from the same family. Contact Ray Talley at 423-775-5361 or Nathan Talley at 423-488-5070 for further info.
The GOLDEN EAGLE TENNIS CAMP will be held Monday, July 8, through Thursday, July 11, with Friday, July 12, set aside for rain date if needed. Rhea County High School tennis coaches Nathan Talley and Lil Andrews are directing the annual tennis camp for boys and girls, ages 6-17 at the Delaware Avenue tennis courts in Dayton.
The daily hours for the camp will be 8:30�11:30 a.m. Various age and ability groups are accommodated on separate courts. Breakfast and lunch, as well as snacks and prizes, are provided. The cost is $50 per camper, or $90 for two siblings and $120 for three or more siblings. Registration forms are available at the Delaware Courts, firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 423-488-5070, 423-718-9319 or 423-775-5950.
The RCHS Touchdown Club is sponsoring the Rhea County Golden Eagle Football Golf Tournament on Wednesday, July 17, at the Dayton Golf and Country Club, with registration and lunch at 11:30 a.m. and tee-off at 1 p.m.
The four-person select shot tournament will present prizes to the first, second and third-place finishers, along with door prizes and goody bags and prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin.
The cost is $60 per player and $240 per team. To sponsor a hole, a player or a team, you may pre-register by contacting Anthony Loden at 423-618-7288 or email at email@example.com
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