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Tom Grashel Memorial Golf Scramble

The Portsmouth Athletic Boosters will be holding the annual Tom Grashel Memorial Golf Scramble May 11 at Shawnee State Golf Resort.


A $220 team fee will cover cart, 18 holes and lunch. Shotgun start is slated for 2 p.m.


Awards and door prizes will be handed out throughout the day. Hole sponsorship is $50.


To register or inquire about sponsoring a hole, contact Portsmouth athletic director Joe Albrecht at 354-2500.


SSU Baseball Prospect Showcase

The sixth annual Spring Prospect Showcase will take place May 19 at Branch Rickey Park.


This pro-style workout will be conducted by the Shawnee State baseball coaching staff for players ages 15-21. Registration will take place at 9:30 a.m. and a $75 fee is required. For more information, contact Chris Moore at 821-4351, cmoore@shawnee.edu or visit shawneestatebaseballcamps.com.


American Legion Post 23 Tryouts

Tryouts for the 2013 American Legion Post 23 baseball team will take place at 5 p.m. May 18-19 and 25-26 at the Wheelersburg High School field.


Prospective players must attend at least one session and should try to attend all tryouts. Players who are a part of a team that is still in the OHSAA tournament cannot participate in tryouts but should attend one tryout session to register.


The tryouts are for the Junior team for players ages 17 and under and the Senior team for ages 19 and under. Junior players cannot turn 18 and Senior players cannot turn 20 before Dec. 31.


This year, the Senior team has a 48-game schedule while the Juniors have close to 30 planned. High school coaches are encouraged to attend to help with evaluations. For more information, email coach Jack Branon at jkbranon@cs.com.


Post 23 Junior coaching search

This year, Post 23 is looking for a head coach and at least one assistant for the Junior team.


Qualified applicants should have coaching experience on the junior high, high school or higher level with a love for the game and the ability to work as a part of a team. All coaches must have a background check through a company retained by American Legion Baseball.


All interested applicants should email Post 23 senior coach Jack Branon at jkbranon@cs.com.


North American Youth Sports

North American Youth Sports has several openings in its annual spring youth basketball tournament at St. Albans High School in West Virginia on May 24-26. Students, grade 5-12, will be allowed to participate. The entry fee is $100, which guarantees each team will play a minimum of two games. The entry deadline is May 3 For additional information or for an entry form, please call the toll-free number at 1-866-352-5915, tournament director Scott James at 1-304-546-0785 or go to the NAYS website at www.northamericanyouthsports.org.


Red Cross Golf Scramble

The Jackson County Red Cross will be holding its second annual golf tournament fundraiser on Saturday, May 18 at Franklin Valley Golf Course. Early entry cost is $50 per person or $200 per (four-person) team. Event day entry cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded. To make a donation, or to register, please contact Kim Wortman at 1-740-517-2640 or via e-mail at Kim.Wortman@redcross.org. Donations or registrations may be mailed to: Jackson County Red Cross, 200 E. Main St., Jackson, OH 45640


Golf Scramble

Greenup County Habitat for Humanity will be hosting its fourth annual golf scramble at Oaks Golf Course in Flatwoods, Ky., Saturday May 18. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. The cost is $50 per person or $200 per team. Prizes will be awarded. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. For more information, visit greenupcountyhabitat.org, email greenuphabitat@gmail.com or call 606-836-0421.


Ryan and Tom’s Tennis Camp

The 23rd annual Ryan and Tom’s Tennis Camp will be held June 3-5 at Mound Park in Portsmouth. Ages 11-17 will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and cost $85. Ages 5-11 will take place 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and cost $65. To register for more information, contact Ryan Carter at 354-4942 or Tom Carter at 776-2868.


West Sports Complex

Junior high boys and girls are encouraged to attend the summer shootout league at West Sports Complex beginning June 6-7. Boys will play Thursday evenings and girls will play on Friday evenings. The cost is $40 per player. For more information, contact Steve at 740-352-1822.


Minford Boys/Girls Basketball Camp

The coaches for the Minford boys and girls varsity program will conduct a three day camp from 9 a.m.-noon June 10, 11, 13 and 14 for boys and girls in grades K through eight.


Registration fee is $30 and each camper will receive a T-shirt. Registration will take place 30 minutes prior to the start of camp.


For more information or questions, call 357-7685.


SSU Camps

Men’s soccer goalkeeper camp is set for Monday, May 13 6-9 p.m. Softball tryouts are set for Saturday, June 1 at 5 p.m. Women’s basketball, individual camp, is set for June 3-6 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $85 per person, grade 3-8. Women’s basketball, team camp, is June 10-12 at 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $55 per person. Men’s basketball camp, individual camp, is set for June 17-20 at 9 a.m.-3p.m. Cost is $100 per person, grades 3-9. For more information, contact Shawnee State’s coaching staff or visit SSUbears.com.


31st annual Tri-State Junior Golf Tour

The 31st annual Tri-State Junior Golf Tour (TSJGT) begins the first week of June. The TSJGT is played on area courses in Ashland, Huntington, Greenup and Portsmouth. Check your local courses for entry forms and schedule. For more information, call Jason VanDeusen at 740-285-5004 or visit www.TSJGT.com


3rd annual swimming camp

Notre Dame is hosting its third annual competitive swimming camp June 17-21 from 12-5 p.m. each day at SSU’s Warsaw Natatorium.


WPYSC Team Summer Basketball League


There will be a team summer basketball league that goes from June 1-July 28 at the West Portsmouth Youth Sports Complex.


There will be leagues for boys and girls teams in grades 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8. To enter a team or for more information, call Steve at 352-1822.

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