Rangers camp June 10-14 at R.E. St. John
Kilgore College’s annual football skills camp will begin Monday, June 10 and run through Friday, June 14, at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium, here in Kilgore, on Harris Street.
The camp is for ages seven through 15, and is non-contact, meaning no tackling. Participants will be taught the fundamentals of football and given instruction in all phases of the game.
Cost for the camp is $100, and includes instruction, meals a KC football and camp certificate. Pre-registration is available, for $50. Registration for the camp is officially held from 7 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. on the first day, June 10. Cost and the balance is due the first day.
There will be lectures on motivation, self-discipline, drug abuse prevention, academics, strength and conditioning. Trainers will be on duty at all times, and there will be individual instruction by the KC football coaching staff.
Players will be divided into groups according to position, and there will be current and former Division I players on hand. Awards will be given out daily. Space is limited to the first 125 sign-ups.
For more information, go to the college’s website, kilgore.edu, and follow the football links, or see Kilgore College Sports Network on Facebook.
Jay Cox memorial tourney June 22
Jay Cox was a Kilgore High School student who loved all things outdoors, especially fishing.
Jay was in a car accident on April 29, 2017, and suffered a brain injury. He was in a coma, and passed away on June 17 that year. The family does everything they can to keep his memory alive, and what better way than fishing?
The second annual Jay Cox Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament will be Saturday, June 22, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Lake O’ The Pines’ Johnson Creek. Entry fee is $25, with a 50 percent payback.
All proceeds will go to the LiveLikeJay Foundation, which provides scholarships for graduating seniors and other aid to KISD students.
Check-in is from 6 a.m. until 7 that day, and lunch is included with registration ($7 if not fishing).
For more information, contact Abbie Cox at ALC326@gmail.com.
KHS tennis camps begin June 24, July 22
Kilgore High School is hosting a pair of tennis camps this break.
The regular summer tennis camp will be June 24-27, for third through fifth graders, and for sixth through 12th graders (in the upcoming 2019 school year). Third through fifth grade campers will attend each day from 8:30 a.m. until 10 a.m., at the cost of $50 per camper. Sixth grade through seniors will attend from 8:30 until 11, at the cost of $75 per camper.
On July 22-25, there’s a “get ready” tennis camp for sixth through 12th graders from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., at the cost of $50 per camper.
E-mail KHS tennis coach Jason Maroney at firstname.lastname@example.org for a registration flyer.
Sabine camp June 24-26
The annual Sabine Cardinals boys basketball camp for boys in grades three through six is June 24-26 at the Sabine Elementary gymnasium, from 12:30 p.m. until 2 each day.
The cost is $35 per camper and includes the camp instruciotn, a camp shirt and awards – discounts are available for siblings. Campers can contact coach Jason Heffner at Sabine Elementary, or register on the camp’s first day, prior to the camp start.
KC boys camp July 8-11
Coach Brian Hoberecht’s Kilgore College boys basketball camp will be here on campus at Masters Gymnasium on July 8-11.
The camp is for boys ages five through 17, and the registration is $100 per camper through June 30; it’s $120 per camper after that date. That includes instruction, a camp ball, a camp T-shirt, awards and lunch every day.
Registration will be at 8:30 a.m. the first day. There will also be concessions open during break time, with items at a low price.
Parents and guardians are invited to the end-of-camp game, which will be on the last day (Thursday, July 11) at 3:30 p.m. there at Masters. An awards presentation will follow the game.
A camp form can be downloaded on coach Hoberecht’s Facebook page.