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YOUTH SOCCER

General meeting today; fall

season sign-up starts July 14

The Kilgore Soccer Association will host its annual general meeting this Saturday morning, June 30, at 10 a.m. at The Back Porch in Kilgore. Everyone is invited to attend.

The KSA will begin registration for the fall season on Saturday, July 14, with other sign-up dates set for July 21 and July 28, all at the KSA complex just off of Highway 135. Registration will be held each of those dates from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Sign-up fee is $80 for the first child, and players should bring their birth certificates. The KSA ranges in age from three years old (must be three by July 31) to U-19.

For more information, see the Kilgore Soccer Association’s page on Facebook.

BASKETBALL

KC boys camp July 9-12

Kilgore College men’s basketball coach Brian Hoberecht invites area youth to come out to his annual basketball camp at Masters Gym at the KC campus on Monday, July 9, through Thursday, July 12.

The camp is for boys ages five through 17, and cost is $100 per camper through June 30; it’s $120 per camper after that date. 

Registration will be the first day, at 8:30 a.m. at Masters. The registration fee includes instruction by KC coaches, a camp basketball, a camp T-shirt, awards and lunch each day. There will be a concession stand open during break times, with items available at low cost.

Families are invited to the end-of-camp game on the last day, July 12, starting at 3:30 p.m.

FOOTBALL

KC football tryout July 14

The Kilgore College football program will hold an open tryout on Saturday, July 14, at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium, beginning with registration at 10 a.m.

Prospective players should bring cleats, workout clothes and tennis shoes, a copy of a physical exam from their high school if possible, and there is a $20 registration fee.

There will be a series of drills that include a 10-yard dash, a 40-yard dash, an L drill, pro agility drills, vertical jump, standing long jump and position-specific drills. This is a true combine.

Anyone who’d like to send game film prior to the tryout can do so – send it to J.J. Eckert at Kilgore College, 1100 Broadway, Kilgore, Texas, 75662, or e-mail it to coach J.J. Eckert at jeckert@kilgore.edu.

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