BASKETBALL

KC men’s basketball tryouts today

Kilgore College’s men’s basketball program will hold a second tryout this afternoon at 1 p.m. at Masters Gymnasium, on the KC campus.

Registration is $20, and tryouts are open to any college-age basketball player with collegiate eligibility.

Registration begins at noon.

Water will be on hand, and players should wear rubber-soled basketball shoes, shorts and a T-shirt.

KC coaches, who guided the Rangers to a Region XIV Conference tournament championship and a berth in the NJCAA Men’s National tournament in the 2021 season, will evaluate the skills of each athlete and athletes will be contacted via phone by coaches. No decisions will be made on the day of the tryout.

Hoberecht’s boys camp starts Monday

The 2021 Brian Hoberecht Boys Basketball Camp is set to begin this coming Monday, July 12 and run through Thursday, July 15 at Masters Gym.

The camp is open to boys ages eight to 17, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each of those days, at a registration cost of $100.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. on the first day of camp (July 12). For the registration fee, campers get a camp ball, T-shirt, awards and lunch each day. Concessions will be open during break times and priced at a low cost.

The camp is directed by KC men’s head basketball coach Brian Hoberecht, and his assistant coaches. The KC men just played in the NJCAA men’s national tournament for the second time in eight years, and Hoberecht just finished his 13th season at KC. The remaining camp staff will be made up of other college coaches and current KC players.

Anyone wishing to go ahead and get in the camp application and fee can do so by going to kilgore.edu, then to the men’s basketball link, and to “summer camp” option. Checks should be made payable to Brian Hoberecht, and can be mailed along with an application to Kilgore College, ATTN: Brian Hoberecht, 1100 Broadway, Kilgore, Texas 75662.

Lees’ KC girls camp July 19-22

KC women’s basketball coach Addie Lees will welcome girls campers to Masters Gymnasium for the annual girls basketball camp July 19-22.

The camp is broken into two age groups: girls entering first through sixth grades will come to camp 10 a.m. until noon each day, and girls entering seven through 12 will camp from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.

Registration will be held 30 minutes before camp begins on the first day, July 19, at Masters Gym.

Registration fee is $40, and includes instruction and camp T-shirt. There will be awards presented daily. All campers should bring appropriate basketball clothing (gym shorts, shirt, socks and tennis shoes).

For questions, e-mail mlatin@kilgore.edu. There is a camp registration form online. Go to kilgore.edu, then to the women’s basketball link, and to “summer camp.” Checks should be made payable to Lady Rangers Basketball.

By sports editor Mitch Lucas

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