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SOFTBALL: McCracken County High School will be conducting a softball clinic from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday, July 22-23. The clinic is for grades 1-5. The cost is $50 and each child will receive a T-Shirt.  For more information please call Tony Hayden at 270 366-4484.

FOOTBALL: Graves County Middle School will hold its first football practice for all incoming seventh graders who want to play. It takes place at the middle school football field at 5 p.m. on July 16. Prospective players are asked to arrive at that field by 4:45 p.m.

FOOTBALL: Graves County Middle School eighth grade football practice begins at 5 p.m. on July 23, at the middle school football field. All incoming eighth graders interested in playing should be at the field by 4:45 p.m.

SOFTBALL: The Graves County Middle School softball team will hold its second round of tryouts soon. Any player who was listed from the first round and any new player who wants to try out should participate. Players need to bring their equipment and should wear pants appropriate for tryouts. Those tryouts are scheduled on the high school softball field from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on July 25. To learn more, email coach Stan Waller at Stan.Waller@graves.kyschools.us or phone 270-705-8207.

GOLF: The Paducah Knights of Columbus, Holy Rosary Council 1055 will host its 8th Annual Charity Golf Scramble at Drake Creek on July 19 at 7:30 a.m. It will be a four person scramble and the entry fee is $260 per team which includes lunch. For further information call (270) 519-9990.

GOLF: Applications are now being accepted for the Adult-Youth Tourney at Drake Creek Golf Club on July 13. This is a 9-hole event with a 1:30 PM shotgun start. Lunch is provided. Call 898-4653 or visit www.drakecreek.com.

GOLF: The Drake Creek Golf Club is taking applications for its Double Couple Scramble, which will take place July 19-20. For more information, call 270-898-4653 or go to www.drakecreek.com.

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GOLF: The Ballard County Country Club will host its annual Drakes and Hens couples tournament on July 26-27. Entry fee is $100, which includes lunch both days, practice round the week before the tournament and range balls. For further information, call the pro shop at 270-665-5557.

GOLF: The Oaks Country Club will host the Calloway County Charity Golf Scramble on September 18. It will be a four-person scramble with an entry fee of $60 per person or $240 per team. For further information, call 270-753-6454.

GOLF: The Ballard County Country Club's Ladies Golf Association will host a ladies invitational tournament on August 12 at 9 a.m. This is individual play and the entry fee is $30.  For further information, call the BCCC proshop at 270-665-5557 or Barbara Chandler at 270-334-3166.

GOLF: The Drake Creek Golf Club is taking applications for the West Kentucky Junior Championship, which will take place July 14. Entry fee is $35. For more information, call 270-898-4653 or go to www.drakecreek.com.

BASKETBALL: Calloway County High School's new head boys basketball coach Terry Birdsong has announced the dates for this summer's Laker Basketball Camp. The dates are July 21-24 from 4:00 to 6:30 pm. Registration will be on July 21 starting at 3:15 pm. The cost of the camp is $45. This camp will be run by the Laker coaching staff and current team members. The camp is open for students entering grades 2-9. Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt. For more information call 270-293-7744.

GOLF: The Benton Country Club will host its Honeymooners Couples scramble on August 2-3. For further information, call the club at 270-527-9673.

GOLF: Calvert City Country Club will host a United States Junior Golf Tour tournament this Thursday and Friday.  It is an 18-hole event for boys and girls grades 1-4 and 36 holes for grades 5-12.  All USJGT events are eligible for AJGA Performance Based Entry status.  For more information, visit www.usjgt.net

SOFTBALL: McCracken County High School will conduct a softball clinic on July 22-23.  It will be for grades 1-5 and run from 6-9 p.m. both nights. Ccost is $50 and each child will receive a T-shirt.  For more information, call Tony Hayden at 270-366-4484.

SOFTBALL: The Trigg County Youth Athletic Association is hosting their third annual Summer Swat recreational league softball tournament July 10-12 in Cadiz. This tournament is geared for all-star and recreation league softball teams. There will be a tournament for U8 (machine pitch), U10 (machine pitch), and U13 live pitch. The entry fee is $150 per team. For more information, contact Scott Brown at 270-484-6919.

TENNIS: The Paducah Tennis Association will hold a four-week, adult-beginner clinic followed by four weeks of match play. The clinic will take place at the Chad Gamble Tennis Center at Paducah Tilghman High School from 9:30-11 a.m. The clinic dates are July 12 and 19. The match play dates are TBA. Participants must be USTA members (yearly fee is $44). Contact Priscilla Schiff at paducahtennis1@comcast.net for more information and to register.

SOCCER: Graves County High School girls' soccer practice begins July 15. Girls who will attend GCHS during the 2014-15 school year who are interested in trying out for the soccer team but are not yet team members should email the head coach at Mickey.McCuiston@graves.kyschools.us or phone him at (630) 561-0203.

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FOOTBALL: Graves County students who will be in grades K-6 for the 2014-15 school year can attend the Future Eagle Football Camp free-of-charge between 5-8 p.m. July 21, and Aug. 1, at the Graves County High School football field. Eagle head coach Lance Gregory leads the camp staff. All campers get a free camp tee-shirt. Snacks and water will be provided as well. Campers may preregister by mail or on the first day of camp. Liability and release forms must be signed the first day of camp. Parents and guardians must be on-site to sign their children into camp both days. Registration forms are available from Gregory and his staff. Forms may be submitted in advance. To learn more, contact a GCHS football player or coach or phone (270) 328-6242.

Please send your submissions for Purchase memos to sports@paducahsun.com, fax to 270-442-7859 or mail to Sports, The Paducah Sun, Box 2300, Paducah, KY 42003-2300.

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