Local sports calendar
Posted: 07/05/2012 at 1:15 am
Elkhart Club Football: Elkhart Club Football will hold sign-up and informational meetings for its Elkhart Eagles high school team on July 9 and 17. The meetings will take place at 6 p.m. in Room 107 at Elkhart Christian Academy. Registration is open to students in grades 9-12 who attend ECA, are home-schooled or are students attending a high school that does not offer football. Cost is $175. Players will be required to provide a copy of their birth certificate at the meeting and will need a completed physical form prior to participating in practices. The team currently has games scheduled against eight other programs. For more information call 612-9098.
Concord camp: The Concord football camp for grades 4-8 is planned for July 9-12. Grades 4-6 will meet from 10 a.m. to noon and grades 7-8 from 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $35. Registration forms are available at all Concord schools or can be accessed at the Concord High School website. For more information call CHS head coach Tim Dawson at 875-6524, ext. 86004.
Concord Football League: CFL practice starts in July. Registration and equipment pickup will begin today, July 5, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. (for Concord High School campers only) and 5 to 7 p.m. July 12-19 for everyone else. Registration costs $65 per child. Practice begins July 23. For more information visit www.concordfootballleague.com.
Kerry’s Kids & Teens Try-Athlon: The eighth annual swim-bike-run event sponsored by the Goshen Parks and Recreation Department is scheduled for July 14 at Shanklin Park. Ages 5-12 will swim 25 meters, bike 1.2 miles and run half of a mile. Ages 13-18 will swim 75 meters, bike 1.2 miles and run 3.1 miles. Cost is $25 through Friday. For more information call 534-2901.
Eagle Lake Triathlon: The third annual event starts and finishes Aug. 4 at Eagle Lake Marine in Edwardsburg, Mich. The “short sprint” option involves an 800-yard swim, 17.1-mile bike and 5.1-mile run. The “long sprint” entails a 200-yard swim, 6.9-mile bike and 1.4-mile run. There are relay options for both courses. Each athlete receives a tech shirt and is invited to the post-race barbecue. Proceeds benefit Life Treatment Centers. For more information or to register visit www.eaglelaketri.com.
3-for-3 Triathlon: The inaugural 3-for-3 Triathlon is set for Aug. 26 in South Bend, and it entails an optional and free eight-week training program that began June 26. The event will benefit the Center for the Homeless, YMCA of Michiana Inc. and the Alcohol & Addictions Resource Center. There is a kayaking option for those ages 16 and older who prefer that to the swim portion. For ages 16 and older, the course features a 200-yard swim (or the kayaking), 10-mile bike and 2.5-mile run. Ages 12-15 will swim 100 yards, bike 3 miles and run half of a mile. Those younger than 12 will swim 50 yards, bike three miles and run half of a mile. Cost is $40 for adults and $20 for youths before Aug. 1. A late fee applies after that date. For more information call 287-9622 or visit www.michianaymca.org.
Central camp: New Central High School head boys basketball head coach Troy Noble, his coaching staff and current and former players will conduct a camp for grades 3-8 July 9-13 at Central. Grades 3-6 will meet daily from 8 to 9:30 a.m. for $30 and grades 7-8 will meet from 10 a.m. to noon daily for $40. All campers receive a T-shirt. Registration forms are available at blueblazers.org/athletic.htm. For more information contact Noble at 217-597-0000 or email@example.com or the Central athletic office at 295-4720.
ESC Elite summer camp: Elkhart Sports Center, in partnership with ESC Elite, will offer another basketball day camp for boys and girls entering grades 3-8. Camp 2 is from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily July 9-13. Will Coatie will direct. Cost is $195. To register go to www.elkhartsportscenter.com and click on Camps/Clinics, then click on the preferred camp.
Fairfield camp: Grades 2-8 for the 2011-12 school year are welcome July 9-13 in the Fairfield High School wrestling room — 1 to 2:30 p.m. daily for grades 2-5 and 3 to 4:30 p.m. daily for grades 6-8. Cost is $25, which includes camp T-shirt and awards. Entry deadline is Friday. For more information contact the Fairfield athletic office at 831-2184.
EYSA: The Edwardsburg Youth Soccer Association is registering players for the fall season at www.eysasoccer.org. Team are U10 through U15. Registration ends Monday. There are discounts for volunteering to be a head coach or assistant. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org with EYSA in the subject line.
Rieth Training Runs: The annual Rieth 5K Training Runs are continuing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 28. Sign-ins start at 5:45 p.m. at the tent in the area by the Rieth Interpretive Center. Access is off Plymouth Avenue south of Shanklin Park in Goshen. A donation of $1 per run or $10 for the season is requested. For more information contact Doug Yoder at 535-7495 or 202-7495, or the Goshen Park and Recreation office at 534-2901.
Uprising Stars tournament: A five-man flag football tournament for ages 9-11 and 12-14 is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday at Uprising Stars Field, 1111 Bristol St., Elkhart. NFL flag rules apply. Cost is $150 per team. For more information visit uprisingstars.teamopolis.com or contact Ondrace Malone at 849-2372.