Springstead High School will host two youth football camps this summer in conjunction with Purpose Driven Sports and former Eagles coach Bill Vonada.
The first camp runs from 8 a.m. to noon June 10 to 12 and is for children ages 10 to 15. The cost is $75 per player.
The second camp, also for ages 10 to 15, consists of 12 sessions from 7:45 to 9 a.m. every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from June 17 to July 18. The cost is $75.
Registration runs through May 30. For information, contact Vonada at (352) 238-4392 or [email protected]
REGIS LIMA MARTIAL ARTS: Regis Lima Martial Arts represented Hernando County well at last month's Florida State Taekwondo Championships in Daytona Beach.
Medal-winning athletes qualifyed for the national competition in Fort Lauderdale in July.
Team Lima, headed up by master Regis Lima and coaches Pamela Towne, Denice Johnson, Katy Towne, Michael Sugg and Frank Martello, came home with 20 medals, including nine state titles.
Lima won gold in sparring, while Katy Towne (silver in sparring) and Pamela Towne (silver in forms) and Johnson (gold in sparring and silver in forms) also medaled.
Angelica Martello (bronze in forms, silver in sparring), Tayler Mondina (silver in forms, gold in sparring), Gage Suggs (gold in sparring, gold in forms), Brandon Poire (silver in forms, gold in sparring) and Sarah McKenzie (gold in forms, silver in sparring) each double medaled.
Kaira Raganas (gold in sparring), Ashia Mislay (silver in sparring), Trey Johnson (bronze in sparring), Camryn Hay (gold in sparring) and Chloe Mulyck (gold in sparring) won medals as well, meaning every member of the competition team advanced to nationals.
PHCC VOLLEYBALL CAMP: The Pasco-Hernando Community College volleyball team is hosting two volleyball camps for girls next month.
The Individual Skills Camp will be from 8 to 11:30 a.m. June 17 to 19 for girls ages 8 to 18 and will include training in each volleyball skill — passing, serving, hitting, setting, blocking, and defense.
The Specialty Camp will be from 5 to 8:30 p.m. June 17 to 19 for girls ages 12 to 18 and will include training in three positions: setting, hitting and defense. Each camp is $100 per player — or both for $175 — which covers all instruction and a T-shirt.
Kim Whitney, the PHCC coach, will be the instructor for the camps. In 2010 Whitney coached her team to a national championship. She has numerous coaching and player awards. She was a professional indoor player for fours year and played for the USA national team in 2001.
The registration form is available online at phcc.edu/athletics/summer-sports-camps. For information, contact Whitney at (727) 816-3341 or [email protected]
HYL FOOTBALL: Hernando Youth League is holding sign-ups for the 2013 football season.
The new registration process is online at hylfootball.com. Interested parents can click on the "Register" tab and choose "Player Registration." After creating a username and password, fill out the online registration form and make an online payment.
Parents will be asked to select a team for each child. Selections will be subject to age/weight verification in June. Anyone unsure of what team to choose may select the "How do I know which team to choose?" on the navigation sidebar.
Parents will need to print the 2013 physical form and 2013 player contract as well. Children and parents must sign the contract and have a physician complete the physical form.
Paperwork collection dates are on the website. In addition to the forms to be printed, parents will need to bring their children's final report cards. Players must accompany their parents so they can be weighed and photographed.
For information, contact Natalie Kahler at [email protected]
NATURE COAST BASKETBALL CAMP: Nature Coast Technical High School will host two summer basketball skills camps for both boys and girls from age 5 to seventh grade.
The camps will be June 17 to 20 and July 22 to 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The fee is $50 per child.
For information, call Nature Coast basketball coach David Pisarcik at (727) 385-2194.
JEROME BROWN GOLF CLASSIC: The Jerome Brown Youth Foundation will host a golf outing June 15 at Southern Hills Plantation Club in Brooksville.
Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The format is a four-person scramble. Sponsored by Bright House Networks, it includes awards for the three highest-placing teams.
The entry fee is $75 per golfer, including a lunch that begins at noon, greens fees, a cart and a golf cap. Golfers may enter as a team or as individuals.
For information, call Dianna Rusk Yoder at (352) 796-2526.
PARROTT FOOTBALL GOLF CLASSIC: The Parrott Middle School football program will have its Parrott Football Golf Classic on Thursday at Southern Hills Plantation Club in Brooksville. Proceeds will go to the Parrott football team for the fall season.
The registration fee is $75 per golfer or $300 per foursome. Platinum ($3,000), gold ($2,000), drink cart ($500) and hole ($125) sponsorships are available. Donations will also be accepted.
The entry fee includes greens fees, prizes and lunch. The shotgun start will be at 1 p.m., with a barbecue lunch provided at noon.
Rick Matthews GMC-Buick is sponsoring four hole-in-one prizes, including money, golf clubs, rounds of golf and a vacation package. There will also be a closest-to-the-pin contest, a longest-drive contest, a 50-50 raffle and door prizes.
For information, contact James Ellis at (352) 279-0055, Dionne Brinson at (352) 279-5982 or Clarissa Parks at (352) 282-6687.
FIREARMS CLASSES: The Hernando Sportsman's Club, on U.S. 19 north of Weeki Wachee, is offering firearms safety classes over the next few months.
The next class dates are June 5, July 3, July 20, Aug. 7, Aug. 17, and Sept. 4. Special "ladies only" classes will be on June 15 and Sept. 21. All classes run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The course covers lessons about the basics of firearm safety and the fundamentals of pistol shooting. The class includes practice time on the range.
Completion of the class provides the required documentation to apply for a Florida concealed carry permit.
Advance registration is required; fee is $60 per person.
National Rifle Association certification classes are also available throughout the months of June, July and August for registration fees.
For information, call (352) 597-9931 or visit hernandosportsmansclub.com.
Contact Derek J. LaRiviere at [email protected] or (352) 584-6337.