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What's happening, July 3


July 3, 2019

• The Dream Big Clovis Wildcat volleyball camp is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday at Rock Staubus Gymnasium.

The camp is separated into two sections. The morning session, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. will be for players entering grades 1-4 at a registration price of $30. The afternoon session is noon to 3 p.m. and will be for players entering grades 5-8 with $50 registration.

Registration will be 30 minutes prior to each Monday session.

Information: Ruth Chavez, 575-607-6071 or [email protected]

• The Jaye Rock Athletics Basketball Camp will be held July 10-12 at Yucca Middle School.

The camp has two sessions, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for campers ages 6-11 and 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. for campers ages 12-17.

Registration is $55 per camper, and covers lunch, drinks, a camp shirt and basketball and prizes. Payment can be made at the door or via PayPal to [email protected]

Information: 575-749-4530.

• The Clovis Softball Association will hold its annual Batting Out Cancer fundraiser tournament July 13-14 at Guy Leeder Softball Complex.

There will be a men’s division and a women’s division, with a $250 team entry fee. The fund will benefit Becca Gomez and Sunny Martinez, longtime members of the association.

Plaques will be awarded to the top four teams and T-shirts will be presented to the top two finishers in each division. If a team declines the T-shirts, $150 will be directed towards the fund.

Tuesday is the deadline to register, which can be done by calling tournament director Roger Jackson at 575-762-8977.

• The Clovis High Athletics office will begin sales of reserved seat season tickets July 22 for the upcoming Wildcat football season, according to a release from the district.

The sale will be open first to reserved seat season ticket holders from the 2018 season, who have until Aug. 15 to either renew their season tickets at $60 each or relinquish their seats.

Any remaining seats after Aug. 15 will be sold for $60, with a $20 discount to active duty and retired military.

Tickets may be purchased and picked up at the CHS athletic office at 1900 Thornton.

The tickets are good for all five regular-season home games, beginning Aug. 23 against Hobbs. Clovis will hold homecoming Oct. 4 against Sandia. If any are still available in-season, single-game reserved seat tickets will be $12 each at the gate.

General admission tickets are available in advance at the athletics office. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students, active or retired military (with ID) and senior citizens (62 or older). Family athletic passes are not accepted for football games.

Information: Cindy Gulley, 575-769-4350, ext. 1023.

n Colonial Park Golf Course will hold junior golf camps during the next two months.

The first camp will be July 8-11 for golfers ages 6-9, and the second is Aug. 5-8 for golfers 10-18.

Each camp goes from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. daily, with snacks and water provided. A limited amount of clubs will be available for players who don’t have any. Campers are asked to register in advance at the pro shop and arrive 15 minutes before camp each day.

The camps are $75 each, but participants pay $35 with the Blake Berry Memorial Scholarship fund covering the remaining amount.

Information: 575-762-4775.

• Eastern New Mexico University is hosting its Greyhound Football golf tournament July 20 at Portales Country Club.

Registration will be offered at 7 a.m. on the day of the event. Entry for the 18-hole scramble is $75 per person or $300 per four-person team. Registration fees cover all course fees, lunch and door prizes.

Information: Andrew McCraw at 575-704-0147 or via email at [email protected]; or Michael Walton, 325-656-5778 or via email at [email protected]

Sports events or sports-related activities to list? Call: 575-763-3431. Fax: 575-742-1349. Drop it off at 521 Pile St, Clovis. Email: [email protected]


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