The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

June 3, 2013

Sports Briefs: Week of 6/3/13

Staff Reports
Palestine Herald-Press

Lady Elk volleyball garage sale

The Elkhart volleyball team is hosting a garage sale Thursday and Friday as a fundraiser.

The sale will be held in the Great American T-shirt parking lot (2005 Crockett Road in Palestine) from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day.

The sale will also be accepting items to be sold at the sale, and those items can be dropped off at 7 a.m. Thursday.

Iron Ore Classic in Rusk

Birmingham Forest Golf Club in Rusk will host the Iron Ore Classic June 8 and June 9.

This two-man scramble event costs $75 per player to enter, with cash prizes paid out in each flight.

First-place in each flight will win $500, with second receiving $300 and third-place winning $200.

For more information, contact the pro shop at 903-683-9518.

Adrian Peterson football camp

Local legend and reigning NFL Most Valuable Player Adrian Peterson will host his second annual football camp June 15 in Tyler.

The camp will be held at Lindsey Park (12557 Spur 364 West, Tyler, TX) and will begin at 10 a.m. Peterson will be present through all the sessions.

The camp is open to boys and girls from 9 to 17 years of age. Those 14 years old to 17 years old will be considered in the varsity group.

The camps first session will begin at 10 a.m., with the varsity group beginning at noon and a final session kicking off at 2 p.m.

Each session will consist of workouts a numerous instructional stations, coached by the staff of USA Football. After the groups finish their stations, they will have a chance to hear a personal message from Peterson.

All campers will receive a camp t-shirt, and the cost of the camp is $10.

For more information or to register online, go to or find the Peterson MVP Football Camp on Facebook. With questions, contact Steve Eudey at 903-922-0313.

7th annual Adrian Peterson Day

The 7th annual Adrian Peterson Day is set to be held June 22.

Peterson, a Palestine High School alum and reigning NFL Most Valuable Player, will be honored beginning at 10 a.m. with a parade starting in downtown Palestine.

After the parade, the festival will move to Davey Dogwood Park where the public is invited to bring chairs, blankets, food and drinks to help celebrate the NFL star.

There will be food vendors available as well, along with music, games and entertainment.

For more information on the event or on how to enter a group into the parade or festivities, contact Carol Pegues at 972-754-6734.

Westwood volleyball camp

The Westwood volleyball program will host its annual camp July 29 through August 1 at Westwood High School.

The camp is open to players entering fourth through 12th grade, and runs from 8 a.m. until noon daily.

The camp will be run by coach Janae Evans and her staff, as well as varsity lettermen Marialle Boles and Heather Wooden, who help guide the Lady Panthers to the regional quarterfinals in 2012.

Cost of the camp is $40.

Sign-up will be available on the first day of the camp, or forms can be downloaded at under the Athletics tab.

For more information, contact Evans via email at


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