The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

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July 8, 2013

Sports Briefs: Week of 7/8/13

Father/Son Golf Challenge

The Birmingham Forest Golf Club in Rusk will host its annual Father/Son golf challenge Saturday.

The cost to enter the tournament is $50 per team, which includes golf, mulligans, lunch and a team picture.

Tee times available are either 8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.

For more information or to register, contact the pro shop at 903-683-9518

Cayuga Juniors volleyball camp

The Cayuga Juniors volleyball camp will be held at the Cayuga High School gym July 15 through July 19.

The camp, which is open to girls from schools around the area, cost $40, and is open to girls’ entering third through sixth grade.

The third and fourth grade camp will be from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. daily, with the fifth and sixth grade camp going from noon to 2 p.m.

The camp will focus on passing and serving, and includes skills competitions and games.

For more information, contact Stephen Drinkard at 903-343-7528.

Y hosting volleyball camp

The Palestine YMCA will host a volleyball camp July 22 through July 26, and sign-ups are underway.

The cost to attend the camp is $55 for Palestine Y members, and $65 for non-members.

Sign-ups will continue until the first day of camp.

The camp will be run by former Westwood and Mildred volleyball coach Stephanie Taylor along with husband Scott Taylor, the founders of the Dogwood Juniors Volleyball Club.

The camp will focus on teaching fundamentals while teaching drills and skills for players to take with them when the camp ends.

The camp will be broken up into two sessions daily, with a beginners’ session from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and an advanced session from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, contact the Y at 903-729-3139.

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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