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McClendon Tourney set for Friday

The 13th Annual Brett McClendon Memorial Baseball Classic will begin on Friday at Bear Pen Park.

The tournament will last through Sunday. There will be a tournament for girls coach pitch, boys coach pitch, boys 10 and under baseball and boys 12 and under baseball.

Registration fee is $125 for both the boys and girls coach pitch teams, while the registration fee for teams in the baseball divisions is $250.

For more information, contact Jim Salley at (662)-721-3260.

Driver Camp set for June 20

The Sixth Annual Donald Driver Foundation Football Camp will be held at Mickey Sellers Stadium at Cleveland High School for players ages 7-17 on June 20-21.

The campers will receive individual instruction in the details of rules of the game, passing, hand-offs, blocking, tackling and basic objectives of the game. The campers will also compete in flag football games.

The deadline for registration is June 17th and only the first 500 campers will be accepted. The cost is free for all. The free cost includes: admission and instruction, lunch daily, camp T-shirt (must be worn daily) and participation certificates. Campers need cleats or tennis shoes as well as practice shorts. Check in for campers will be 7 a.m. on June 20.

For more information, contact Inett Jackson at (662)-588-0082 or e-mail her at

DSU Individual Camp

The Delta State University men’s basketball team will be conducting an individual youth basketball camp titled the “Winning Edge Camp” for boys and girls in grades K-9 on July 29 through Aug. 1 at the Walter Sillers Coliseum.

The first camp will be for youth in grades K-3 and will last from 9-11:45 a.m. each day. The registration fee is $45.

The second camp will be for youth in grades 4-9 and will last from 1-4 p.m. each day. The registration fee is $65.

For more information, contact DSU men’s basketball assistant coach Jimmy Boone at (662)-846-4463 or (662)-588-0353.

Nothing but Net set for June 18

The Cleveland Hoops Club will be holding its “Nothing but Net” shooting camp on June 18-20.

The camp will be held at the Margaret Wade Gymnasium from 8-11 a.m. and it’s for girls ages 12-18.

Instructors at the camp will include MDCC women’s basketball coach Burnadette McDonald.

The registration fee for the camp is $60, and the registration will be on June 18 at 8 a.m. at the Margaret Wade Gymnasium.