Learn gridiron techniques at Wiregrass High camp

Wiregrass High School will host a football camp for kids in grades 6-12. The camp will be held at Wiregrass from 8 a.m. to noon July 27-30. The price is $60, which includes snacks and a T-shirt.

The camp features classroom instruction on positions, terminology and responsibilities. Players are grouped by position and participate in a structured environment. They will also be tested on 40-yard dash times and agility. Participants will need athletic shoes, cleats, a towel, extra clothes, a water bottle and a gym bag. Space is limited to 60. Registration deadline is July 17. Payments made out to Wiregrass Ranch High School must accompany registration forms.

For more information, call coach Jeremy Shobe at (813) 571-7271 or (813) 346-6191 or e-mail him at jshobe@pasco.k12.fl.us.

BASEBALL: The West Florida Young Guns U10 team and a newly formed U12 team are looking for players for the fall season. Players cannot be 10 or 12 prior to May 1. The Young Guns is an established club with the focus on fundamentals and development.

For more information, e-mail westfloridayoungguns@yahoo.com.

SOCCER: Ridgewood High School's soccer coaching staff will host a camp for boys and girls ages 8 to 15 at Ridgewood on July 20-24. The cost is $60.

Each camper will receive a soccer ball and a T-shirt. Individual soccer skills and team fundamentals will be stressed along with small-sided games. For more information, call Ed McComiskey at (727) 774-3860 or e-mail him at emccomis.1026@yahoo.com.

CAMPS: Seven Springs Middle School has camps open to kids on the west side of Pasco in grades 3-8.

A girls basketball camp will be Monday through July 2 from 9 a.m. to noon at the gym. The cost is $60 and includes a T-shirt. For more information, e-mail coach Flatley at cflatley@pascok12.fl.us.

A boys football camp will be Monday through July 2 at Seven Springs' fields and is $60. For more information, contact coach Boggess at (727) 698-6676 or e-mail at tboggess66@gmail.com.

There will be a girls volleyball camp from July 13-16 at the gym. The cost is $60 and includes a T-shirt. Camp is limited to 60. For more information, contact coach Aguis at (727) 244-2660.

Speed and agility: Speed coach Rob Oppedisano is hosting a four-week camp for athletes in all sports.

The camp will focus on speed and agility for athletes ages 11 and older, who will train for improvement in the 40-yard dash as well as their quickness and ability to cut. The cost is $175.

Oppedisano also will host a basketball skills development camp for athletes ages 11 to 18. The former college coach will give instruction that focuses on fundamentals for younger athletes and advanced techniques for older ones.

The camp will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday and July 7, 14, and 21 and costs $45.

For more information, including starts dates of the speed and agility camp, call Oppedisano at (727) 534-4510 or e-mail him at rob@opt4speed.com.

BASKETBALL: Pasco-Hernando Community College will have a basketball camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 16. The camps will take place from Monday to July 2 from 8 a.m. to noon. The cost is $75. Applications are available on the Web at phcc.edu.

MORE BASKETBALL: Edwards Basketball School of Champions will hold a camp from July 13-17 and another session from July 20-24 at the Pasco High School gym.

Each session will be from 8 a.m. to noon and the cost is $90 for the week. For more information, call coach Edwards at (813) 355-7860.

Submit upcoming events, registrations, info to communitysports@tampabay.com.

Learn gridiron techniques at Wiregrass High camp 06/25/09 [Last modified: Thursday, June 25, 2009 5:54pm]

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