Sports Briefs

Published 1:48 pm Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Milltown Classic

The 23rd annual Milltown Classic takes place Saturday, June 29 at Cassidy Park.

Check-in and raceday registration for the run/walk 5K race begins at 6 a.m. and the race gets under way at 7 p.m.

Those who are preregistered by Thursday, June 25 pay $20. Raceday signups are $25 and children under 12 are $7.

Awards are for each 10-year age group and each participant gets a T-shirt.

For more information, visit the Facebook page, ‘Rotary Club of Bogalusa.’

Preregistration will be available on soon.

If you are interested in sponsoring the event, contact a Rotarian.

For more information, call Brad Lewis at 985-735-9003.


Washington Parish Golf League

The Washington Parish Golf League takes place this summer at the Franklinton Country Club.

The league is under way, but is still open to any Washington Parish resident who is between 10 and 18 years of age.

The league has two more tournaments. They take place July 8 and 22.

Participants can compete in one or all of the tournaments.

Awards will be given to the top three from each age following the tournaments.

There will be an overall award, following the final tournament. Golfers will receive points based on where they finish in each tournament and that goes toward the overall award. The overall award is not based on age.

The league has three age groups, 10-12, 13-14 and 15-18, and they will play a different number of holes.

The 10-12s play five holes while 13-14s compete on nine holes and 15-18s are going all 18.

The cost is $10 to $20 per tournament per child depending on their age and that includes their range balls.

For more information about the league, call League Director coach Aaron Lott, who is Bowling Green School’s golf coach, at 601-329-9002.


Varnado basketball camp

Varnado High School is hosting a basketball camp on Friday, July 12 at the school’s gym.

The clinic runs from 8 a.m. until noon and focuses on defensive fundamentals, offensive fundamentals, proper stance, footwork, rebounding, ball handling, shooting and individual moves.

The camp is open to all boys and girls ages 5-15 and the cost is $23 per participant.

Former Covenant Christian Academy basketball coach and current youth speaker with the group Brothers at Peace, Ronald Scott will speak at the camp.

For more information, call Varnado High School at 985-732-2025.