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Sports: Summer camps holding info sessions, signups

The athletic department at Crews Lake Middle School will be holding an informational meeting for all parents of student-athletes entering the seventh and eighth grades interested in participating in football during the 2008-2009 school year.

The meeting will be at 6.30 p.m. June 12 in the Media Center at Shady Hills Elementary School. For additional information, contact Crews Lake Middle School at (727) 246-1600.

Football and Cheerleading: The West Pasco Prowlers Pop Warner Football & Cheerleading teams will host team signups June 21. Athletes 5-15 are needed for both teams. For more information, visit or call (727) 862-9099 or (727) 919-4130.

Softball: Lutz Leaguerettes Girls Softball is forming fast-pitch travel teams to compete this summer through December. The team needs experienced pitchers for all age divisions, from under 8 to 16. Tryouts will be at noon Saturday at the Oscar Cooler Sports Complex on Lutz Lake Fern Road. Practices will be during June with weekend tournament play to begin in July. Tournaments will primarily be held in Clearwater, Sarasota, Zephyrhills, Winter Haven, Lakeland and Lutz.

For more information, call (813) 269-4372 or visit the league Web site at

Running: Oppedisano Performance Training is hosting a four-week speed, agility and quickness program. Trainers work with athletes on every level (professional, high school and middle school). Athletes can look to improve their 40-yard dash times by two- to three-tenths of a second.

Individual rate is $345 and team rates are $175. For more information on times and locations, contact Rob Oppedisano at (727) 534-4510 or [email protected]

Baseball: Wesley Chapel baseball coach Chuck Yingling needs participants for his U15 July Tournament Team to compete in the national tournament finals in Fort Myers. For more information, Yingling can be reached at (813) 391-8182.

Basketball: Ridgewood High School will be hosting the 23rd annual Larry Beets Baseball Camp from June 10-12. Children 7-12 will attend from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and players 13-14 will play from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Each session costs $60. For further information, call 727-457-1032.

More softball: Pasco-Hernando Community College is holding a softball camp from 9 a.m. to noon on June 9-12 for ages 7-17. The camp focuses on fast-pitch softball. Cost is $100 per player.

For more info, contact softball coach Tom Ryan at (727) 816-3361 or e-mail at [email protected] For an application, log onto

More baskeTball: Saint Leo University men's basketball will hold three summer basketball day camps: June 16-19, July 21-24, and three-day session, July 7-9. Boys and girls in grades 2-9 and of all skill levels are welcome. Cost are $135 for a full day and $105 for half day and all players receiver a T-shirt and lunch. For more info, contact coach Mike Madagan at (352) 588-8224 or e-mail at [email protected] or log onto and click on the camps link.

More baseball: PHCC baseball coach Steve Winterling will host a baseball camp June 9-12 for kids 7-15 at the New Port Richey campus.

The camp will run 9 a.m. till noon and cost $100. For more info, contact Steve Winterling at (727) 816-3362 or [email protected]

Submit info, upcoming events and camps, registrations to [email protected]

Sports: Summer camps holding info sessions, signups 06/05/08 [Last modified: Thursday, June 5, 2008 7:48pm]
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