The Lady Owls’ Basketball Camp will be held May 16-19 at the LaFollette Middle School Gym. Hours will be 3-5 p.m. Registration will be May 16 from 3-3:20 p.m. The camp is for girls in grades K-8. All campers must have a registration form signed by parent or guardian. The camp fee is $50. Concessions will be sold daily. The camp will focus on the basic fundamentals of basketball and will include individual and team competitions. With opportunities to win awards. Each camper will receive a free t-shirt.
The Jacksboro Middle School Lady Eagles will host their annual basketball camp May 24-27 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. The registration fee is $50 and includes a free t-shirt. The camp is open to girls entering grades 3-8. Registration will be on May 10 during 5th grade night, May 22 at JMS from 3:30-6 p.m. and May 24 at 3 p.m. Contact Wanda Snodgrass at Jacksboro Middle School, 562-3773, for more information.
A men’s 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held on Saturday, May 21 at Wynn Elementary School. The gym will open at 8 a.m. Play will begin at 9 a.m. Entry fee is $40 per team. Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. For more information, call Don England at 423-784-2645. If there is no answer, please leave a message.
The Galilee Bible Camp Outdoor Adventure is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, beginning with breakfast at 8 a.m. A 3D archery competition will be held at 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. Afterward, participants will view an outdoor video. A trap shoot will begin at 2 p.m., followed by awards and closing at 4:30 p.m. There will be a youth and adult class for each event. Registration fee is $20 for adults and $10 for youths. All youths must be accompanied by an adult. Registration forms are available at the front desk of the LaFollette Press or by calling 423-562-4910. The deadline to register is May 18. This promises to be a fun-filled event for everyone: men, women and youths.
Tri-City Little League Football and Cheerleader sign-ups will be held on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center baseball field. Football players ages 7-12 and cheerleaders ages 5-12 are eligible to participate. Registration fee is $55 per child. For more information, call 423-566-1400.
A benefit basketball tournament for Talan Hooks will be held on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Valley View Elementary School. Talan is a 2-year-old boy who, earlier this year, was diagnosed with Leukoencephalopathy, a disease that occurs primarily in the white matter of the brain. Symptoms include problems with speech, vision, loss of mental function, loss of coordination, extreme weakness and fatigue.Tournament proceeds will help fund Talan’s medical expenses. The Campbell County Sheriff’s Department and LaFollette Police Department will have teams participating in the tournament.
The inaugural Officer Greg Cox Campbell County Cancer Association Benefit Softball Tournament will be held June 17-18 at Asbury Park in Caryville.On June 17, games will start at 6:30 p.m. On June 18, tournament play will begin at 9 a.m. Entry fee per team is $150. The tournament format will be double elimination. All proceeds will go to Officer Greg Cox’s family and to the Campbell County Cancer Association.The benefit will be hosted by the Jacksboro Police Department. For more information, contact Jeremy Goins at 423-494-2195.
The Jacksboro Middle School Lady Eagles will be conducting a girls’ basketball tryout on June 1 from 12:01 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Any girl that will be attending JMS in the fall is eligible to try out. There will not be another open tryout in the fall. Contact Wanda Snodgrass at Jacksboro Middle School, 562-3773, for more information.
A tryout day for the Lady Owls’ 2011-12 middle school basketball team will be held on May 27 from 3-5 p.m. Anyone interested in playing basketball next season must attend this tryout, as there will be none during the fall. There will be a mandatory meeting on May 27, immediately following tryouts, for parents of any player that makes the team. At least one parent has to be present at the meeting.