Sports Briefs

Published 12:28 pm Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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YMCA Golf Tournament

The 16th annual YMCA Golf Classic takes place on Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Bogalusa Country Club.

The two-person scramble has registration at 8 a.m., tee time at 9 a.m. and lunch at 11 a.m.

You can drop off registration or mail it to 411 Ave. B, Bogalusa, LA, 70427.

The entry fee is $100 per player.

The cost includes carts, green fees, mulligans and lunch. Carts are limited, so if you have one, you are asked to bring it.

This is the YMCA’s biggest fundraiser.

For more information, call YMCA Program Director Toni St. Philip at 985-732-3741.

PRCC softball, baseball each hosting a summer showcase

Pearl River’s Community College’s softball and baseball programs are each hosting a summer showcase.

The softball showcase is for unsigned high school athletes.

The Wildcat staff will welcome rising high school freshmen to graduated seniors to Wildcat Stadium on July 11.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the clinic will run from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Following a lunch break, games will commence at 2:30 p.m.

During the clinic, athletes will be tested on home-to-first and around-the-bases sprint speed, catcher pop times and pitcher velocity and spin rates.

Participants are asked to bring their own softball gear.

To register, visit Pre-registration is discounted at $50, while walk-up participants will pay $60.

The baseball showcase takes place on July 7.

The event at Dub Herring Park is open to rising sophomores to unsigned seniors who have graduated (Class of 2020 to 2023).

The goal of the showcase is to give participants an opportunity to display their skills in front of college coaches. The clinic is structured like a pro-style workout, which will allow coaches to evaluate each camper in all areas of the game from speed and hitting to defense and pitching.

Registration is $100 and begins at 10 a.m.

To register, visit Anyone with questions can contact assistant coach and camp coordinator Brandon Pennington at

PRCC camps

Pearl River’s men’s and women’s soccer programs are hoping to have a busy summer after announcing upcoming youth and ID camps.

The programs will host joint boys and girls youth camps June 29 to July 2 and again July 20-23. The camps, open to children 4-12, will focus on a number of skills and drills. The registration fee is $100 and includes a camp T-shirt. Campers should be dropped off by 9 a.m. and picked up at noon. They should also bring cleats and shin guards.

The ID camp is available to any players with 2001-2006 birthdays who have not signed with a college.

Sign-in runs from 9-10 a.m., with technical training and small sided games 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. After a lunch break, participants will compete in 11-v-11 games from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Registration is $90.

For more information and to register, visit

For the latest on Pearl River Community College athletics, follow PRCC on Twitter (@PRCCAthletics) and Facebook (PRCCAthletics).

Legends All-Pro Football Camp canceled

The annual Legends All-Pro Football Camp has been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This would have been the 18th year.

The clinic plans to return for 2021.

Sports Work Academy Basketball Camp canceled

The Sports Work Academy Basketball Camp has been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The annual clinic has been held for 13 years.

They plan on coming back in 2021.

Co-Camp Director Michael Galloway said they plan on doing something in the fall, not to replace the camp, but as a community event.

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