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BASEBALL: Lone Oak Youth Baseball Softball Association will be holding its final registration for the Fall Ball Season on July 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Boardroom in the Ballpark.  Details on the season can be obtained from www.loybsa.org.

GOLF: Metropolis Country Club will be hosting the Metropolis Invitational Men's Golf Tournament on July 26-27. Entry forms are available from the club website (www.metropoliscountryclub.net/Events.php) or by contacting the club at 618-524-4414.

SOFTBALL: The Paducah Lady Storm softball team will hold tryouts for its 12-under team on July 26, at Stuart Nelson Park on Stuart Nelson Park Rd in Paducah. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with tryouts from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Girls with 2002 and 2003 birth dates are eligible. Contact Terry Pierce at 270-871-5260 or Keith Collier at 618-559-8211 for more information, or visit our Facebook page: Paducah Lady Storm.

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.

GOLF: The Calvert City Country Club will host the Junior Redbird golf tournament this Thursday. The tournament is open to boys and girls ages 6-18.  Entry fee is $35 and includes lunch.  For more information go to www.calvertcitycountryclub.com or call (270) 210-7069

TENNIS: The Ruff Park Tennis Complex will host a USTA-sanctioned tournament for adults and juniors on August 1-3. Registration can be done online at www.usta.com and deadline is July 27. For more information, contact Lori Harper at 270-889-5434 or lori.harper@rogersgroupinc.com or Richard Winsatt at 270-484-0471 or richardwinsatt@bellsouth.net

BASEBALL: The Central City Youth Athletic Association will host a Back-to-School Classic for 8-under, 9-under and 10-under baseball teams on August 1-2. Entry fee is $150 per team and each team is guaranteed three games. To enter, call Johyn Lovell at 270-543-2689.

GOLF: Silos Country Club will host The Silos Senior Summer Challenge on July 31. It is for seniors 55 and older and will be flighted after play. Entry fee is $35 and includes cart. Call  270-488-2182 to reserve a spot for a single or a group. Tee times will be between 10 a.m. to noon.

SOFTBALL:  Heath, Reidland and Lone Oak Middle School players wishing to tryout for middle school softball teams will need KHSAA physical to participate in try-outs. Reidland tryouts will be at RHS field July 28-29 6 to 8 p.m. Lone Oak tryouts will be at LOHS field July 30-31 6 to 8 p.m. Heath try-outs will be at HHS field August 4-5 6 to 8 p.m.

SOFTBALL: The 2014 Special Olympics West Kentucky Regional Softball Championships will take place at the Lone Oak Ballpark on August 9.  The tournament is seeking sponsors, volunteers, and donations.  Anyone interested in helping can contact Joel Speer at 270-210-6390. .

TENNIS: The Paducah Area Tennis Association will hold a free 18-and-over tennis play day on August 2, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Chad Gamble Tennis Courts at Paducah Tilghman High School. For more information, call Brad Gordon at 502-491-1290.

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. 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.


SOFTBALL: Open tryouts for the Downstate Rippers Softball Organization will take place August 3 at Ray Fosse Park in Marion, Ill. for teams 8-under through 18-under. For further information, go to www.downstaterippers.com.

BASEBALL: The Kentucky Prospects 14U Elite Major baseball team will hold tryouts for the 2015 season at the former Lone Oak High School baseball field behind Hendron Lone Oak Elementary School on Bleich Rd. (2501 Marshall Ave.) Tryouts will begin on July 29 at 6 p.m. and will continue on August 2 beginning at 10 a.m,.. Players may not turn 15 before April 30th. For more information contact Tremayne Donald at 270-366-6894 or Jim Grief at 270-564-4117 or see website kyprospectsbaseball.com.

BASEBALL: Murray-Calloway Co. Parks are hosting two upcoming youth baseball tournaments in Murray for all-star and travel teams. The 15th Annual West Ky. Invitational is July 25-27 and the 13th Annual Back to School Bash is August 1-3. The tournaments are open for age divisions 7u through 17u. The WKI is an unsanctioned event and the BTSB is USSSA sanctioned. Entry fee is $150 for machine pitch (7u and 8u) and $175 for all other divisions. For entry forms and rules visit www.playballmcc.com, email Tab Brockman at tab.brockman@murrayparks.org, or call the MCC Parks office at 270-762-0325.

TENNIS: The Paducah Tennis Association will hold a free, ages 18 and older Tennis Play Day on August 2, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Chad Gamble Tennis Courts.  The USTA KY board of directors, plus PTA volunteers, will be on site to give instruction to new and beginning players and to provide instruction and play for adults coming back to the game.

TENNIS: On August 1, the USTA board will host a town hall meeting with refreshments, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Paducah Tilghman High School. The public is invited.  For more information about tennis opportunities, friend Paducah Tennis Association or Paducah Junior Tennis on Facebook.

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

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