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Fundamentals will be focus of baseball camps

Pasco High School baseball coach Ricky Giles will host three different three-day camps during June. The instruction will focus on the fundamentals of the game including strategy, individual skills and team concepts. Academics and sportsmanship will also be stressed. Campers will be divided by age and ability level for group and individual instruction.

For more information, call Giles at (813) 714-0404.

BASEBALL: Wesley Chapel High School will have sign ups for its Wildcat Baseball camp May 17 at the school baseball field beginning at 10 a.m. For further information, call coach Charles Yingling at (813) 391-8182.

Wrestling: River Ridge High School will host Brandon wrestling coach Russ Cozart World Class Wrestling Clinic from June 16-20. For more information, e-mail Russ Schneck at

Weightlifting: The National High School Coaches Association will hold its National Weightlifting Championships today and Saturday in New Port Richey.

Boys and girls will compete in separate divisions and beginners are welcome. There will be a team title given to a school or club and team state awards. The club with the most competitors from the winning states will bring home the hardware.

For further information, call NHSCA director Bobby Ferraro at (610) 923-0900.

Cheerleading: The New Tampa Sharks Pop Warner cheerleading program will host summer registration at the Lee Roy Selmon's on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard in New Tampa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 31. For further information, visit the team Web site at or contact Kristen Casey at

Soccer: The Hudson Youth Soccer League will host competitive soccer tryouts from June 2-6 and its British Soccer Camp on June 9-13 at Veterans Memorial Park off Hicks Road. For more information, visit online at

Central Pasco United Soccer Association will host competitive soccer tryouts starting May 27 at the Land O'Lakes Recreation Center, located at 3032 Collier Parkway. For specific age group times, go to or contact Fran Reidy at

Basketball: Mitchell High School boys' basketball coach Larry Holden will run his basketball camp for the 22nd consecutive year. Campers will learn fundamentals coupled with hard work and each boy learns and plays in his own age group with an emphasis on individual instruction.

The camp is intended for boys in grades 3-12 and will be held June 23-27 at Mitchell High School. A fee of $75 includes a T-shirt. Registration is due before June 1. For more for more info, contact Holden at (727) 774.9200.

More Basketball and Cheerleading: I9 sports is conducting open registrations for its summer basketball and cheerleading programs, intended for ages 5-15, at the indoor courts in Hudson and Land O'Lakes. The season begins in mid June. The costs are $99 for basketball and $89 for cheerleading. Call Jimmy Barbarise (813) 532-1507 or visit

Basketball: Pasco High girls basketball coach John Edwards will host his Camp of Champions during two sessions: June 16-20 and July 14-18 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Registration is $80 and includes a camp shirt. Spots are limited to 25 children during each session. For more information, call Edwards at (813) 335-7680.

Volleyball: River Ridge High School will host morning and afternoon volleyball camps from June 11-14 at the school. For more information, call Heidi Castelamare at (727) 809-1710.

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