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NBA camp director to speak at free YMCA clinic

There will be a free basketball clinic at the East Pasco Family YMCA on Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. that will include guest speaker Frank Lopez, a director for the Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets and Orlando Magic basketball camps.

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The clinic is for boys and girls ages 6-16 and will focus on fundamentals, game rules, and skill development.

Registration is open until Nov. 22 and forms are available in the welcome center of the YMCA.

For more information, e-mail camp director Shaun Brown at shaun.brown@tampaymca.org.

MORE BASKETBALL: The Holiday Recreation Complex, located at 2830 Gulf Trace Blvd., is hosting the Turkey Shoot on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This is a free basketball skills competition for ages 10-17.

For more information, call (727) 942-7439.

SOCCER: United Soccer Leagues will host USL SoccerFest Nov. 20-25.

The tournament offers a Five-a-Side Frenzy. The Super Y-League finals tournament puts USL Super Youth League-qualified teams against each other with the age groups starting at U-13 and going up to U-17.

Some U-16 and U-17 matches will be played at the Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex at 3032 Collier Parkway.

For more information, visit www.uslsoccerfest.com or call (813) 963-3909.

BASEBALL: R.O.C.K. (Reaching Our Community's Kids) Sports, a Christian-based youth sports league, is holding open registration for youth baseball/tee ball (boys and girls) for children ages 4 to 12. The cost is $75 and deadline is Jan. 8.

Teams will have one practice per week, on either Tuesday or Thursday evening, and all games will be held on Saturdays.

All events will be held at Davis Field, located behind Oasis World Outreach Church at 35636 State Road 54 West in Zephyrhills (across from Lake Bernadette).

Registration and information forms can be picked up in the Oasis World Outreach Church office.

For additional details, call (813) 715-7901, or send an e-mail to jr@oasisworldoutreach.org, or visit www.oasisworldoutreach.org/rock-sports.html.

SOFTBALL: The Lutz Lightning 14U fast pitch softball travel team is looking for competitive players for all positions.

Girls with birthdays in 1994 and 1995 are eligible. Tryouts for the 2009 season will be held on Sunday and Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Oscar Cooler Park on Lutz Lake Fern Road between Dale Mabry and U.S. 41.

For more information, contact Ron at rjscios@hotmail.com or Tina at JntTravis@aol.com.

FLAG FOOTBALL: The i9 sports league held its Super Bowl games for each division of flag football last weekend as it wrapped up its fall season.

The Bucs of the Mighty Mite Division won their second title in three years beating the Jr. Chargers 25-18.

The Bears of the Pee Wee division won their fourth consecutive title with a 29-26 victory over the Chargers.

On the Junior Division level, the Raiders were able to hold onto an early lead to beat the Eagles 33-26.

Registration for i9 sports' winter flag football and cheerleading is now available.

The league is offering new age divisions and has expanded to a six-on-six format. Boys and girls ages 4-14 are welcome to register.

There are no tryouts and the league has fields in Land O'Lakes, New Port Richey and Hudson.

The season will run from early January through the middle of March.

For more information visit www.i9sports.com or call (813) 532-1507.

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

NBA camp director to speak at free YMCA clinic 11/13/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 9:39am]
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