Friday, June 07, 2013Author: Ernie Harris
(Last modified: 2013-06-10 15:56:32)
Source: The Herald-News
The Dayton City School [DCS] football team will be having summer workouts beginning Monday, June 3 and running from 6:30-8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the DCS field behind the Rhea Family YMCA. All interested players are required to have passed a physical examination from a doctor before participating. The only equipment needed is shorts, shirts and cleats.
The Rhea County High School freshmen football team will have summer weight room workouts for incoming freshmen beginning on Tuesday, June 4, and running through the end of the month. The workouts will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-8 p.m. For more information contact Coach Scott Pendergrass at email@example.com
Signups for the Spring City Red Dog football season will be held every Saturday in June, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Red Dog football field for players and cheerleaders.
Sign up early to guarantee a spot and number because team rosters are limited to 22 players. For more information call Lance at 423-508-4710.
There will also be a free camp for boys and girls who want to give it a try from July 22-26, from 6-8 p.m.
The Rhea Family YMCA is holding swim lesson sessions this summer at Fort Bluff Camp.
There are four sessions in the morning from 11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Thursday each week and four sessions in the evening 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday- Thursday.
Ages are from 6 months old and up.
The dates for the sessions are as follows: session one - June third through June 13; session two - June 17 through June 27; session three - July 1 through July 12 and session four July 15 through July 25.
Please contact the Rhea Family YMCA at 775-0821 for more information.
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 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 [RCHS] boys’ basketball team will have a yard sale rain or shine on Saturday, June 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at RCHS.
Twenty-plus basketball families will sale items such as tools, sports equipment, furniture, clothing, household items, etc.
In the event of rain, the yard sale will be held inside the RCHS gym. While you are browsing, have your car washed for a donation to the program.
All proceeds will assist the team in their travels to Tampa, Florida on Jan. 2-4, to compete in the Buffalo Wild Wings Holiday Tournament.
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 Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency [TWRA], the town of Spring City and the Watts Bar Lake Association present the annual Chuck Copeland Memorial Kids Free Fishing Rodeo on Saturday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to noon, with registration beginning at 7 a.m.
The rodeo will be held, rain or shine, at the Spring City Veteran’s Park for kids 12-and-under. Kids are welcomed to use their own rods or use a loaner. TWRA will stock the cove with over 3,000 pounds of catfish before the rodeo.
Tackle boxes and T-shirts will be given away while supplies last. There will be plenty of food, drinks, snacks and bait for the kids, along with numerous door prizes. All prizes are given on a first come first served basis and will be distributed while they last. For more information or questions, call 423-476-1404.
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 Sale Creek High School Lady Panthers will host the First Annual Softball Clinic, beginning on Monday, June 19, and ending on Wednesday, June 19, running 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily.
The clinic cost is $65 per player and will be held at the Soddy Daisy Kids Club Softball Fields at 150 Depot Street, Soddy Daisy. 10-time state championship Sale Creek High School coach Clifford Kirk, along with Sale Creek coach Kendra Goforth and players from the 2013 Lady Panthers’ team will conduct the clinic.
The clinic/camp is developed to stress the skills and fundamentals that are necessary to be successful at any level of fast-pitch softball competition. The skills covered will include hitting, bunting, base running and fundamental and situational defensive play for infield and outfield. There will also be time for pitchers and catchers to learn from the Lady Panther’s coaches and players.
Participants should dress comfortably and appropriately each day. They should bring all necessary softball equipment: gloves, bats, batting helmets, cleats, visors/sunglasses, workout appropriate clothes, etc. If you do not have a bat or batting helmet, we will provide one for you. All campers should bring tennis shoes as we will go inside if necessary. We recommend that you label everything your daughter brings, as several players will have the same equipment. Bring a snack or lunch for the short break in the middle of the day.
Clinic fees include instruction and supervision during the appointed times, a camp tee shirt, and supplemental insurance. All checks should be made payable to Clifford Kirk. Registration form and payment must be received by June 12 to reserve your spot and guarantee you a t-shirt. Walk-ins are welcome the morning of the clinic, but t-shirts will not be guaranteed. To reserve your spot or for any questions, please contact coach Kendra Goforth at 423-582-9240 or email Mooneyham_K@hcde.org
The Dayton Little Eagles [DLE] will host a youth football camp from Monday, June 24, through Thursday, June 27, from 6-8 p.m. each night.
The non-contact camp is geared for kids ages 4-12 and all participants receive a camp T-shirt. There will be a special guest speaker each night.
Contact 423-504-2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a registration form or additional details.
Anyone interested in coaching for the Dayton Little Eagles please contact the league at email@example.com
All interested persons are asked to attend football camp on June 24-27 and fill out a coach’s application. Head coaching positions will be voted on following the league’s annual camp.
Feel free to contact Josh Pelfrey at 423-504-2135 with any questions. The DLE are now a member of USA Football and all coaches will be required to complete a coaches training and injury awareness clinic prior to start of season.
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
The Rhea County Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will host its annual camp at Rhea County High School from Monday, July 15, through Thursday, July 18, and will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and 5-9 p.m. on Thursday.
The cost is $40 per camper, which includes a t-shirt for the week and lunch daily. Campers will compete in various sports such as touch football, volleyball, basketball, baseball, and soccer. Campers will also participate in daily devotions and praise and worship time. Huddle leaders will be current and former RCHS players and coaches. For more information, contact Micah Ruehling at 423-883-1007 or Coach Steffan Holder at 423-309-8843.
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