Sports Briefs

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 22, 2002

Lakeland to host youth basketball camp

A summer youth basketball camp for boys and girls ages 8 to 17 will be held from Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28 at Lakeland High School. The morning session will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Campers receive 15 hours of instruction and a basketball. The cost is $100. Registration forms are available at each city public schools or by calling Coach John Fuller at Lakeland High School at 925-5530.

Girls’ basketball tryouts to be held June 28, 29

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The Suffolk Department of Parks and Recreation is teaming with Sentara Family Care to promote regional basketball in the Hampton Roads area. Tryouts for girls ages 12-14 will be held at Birdsong Recreation Center on Friday, June 28 from 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday, June 29 from 4-6 p.m. Proof of age will be required. For more information, contact Tameka Dillard or Natasha Johnson at 923-2367.

Men’s softball league begins play in August

The Suffolk Parks and Recreation Department is forming a men’s softball league for men ages 18 and older. The cost is $300 per team, and the registration deadline is July 31. A meeting for coaches will be held on July 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Birdsong Recreation Center. For more information, contact Tameka Dillard at 923-2366.