Sports briefs: June 16

June 15, 2013 

Football, cheerleading registration opens

•  The Wendell Rams organization will hold a football camp, and registration for fall cheerleading and football at Thompson Field in Wendell on Saturday, June 22, from 9 a.m.-noon.

For more information, call Len Boykin at 919-291-8985.

•  Football and cheer registration for the Knightdale Dragons Pop Warner organization is now open.

The cost for flag football is $80, cheerleading is $100 and tackle football is $120 per player. The program is open to youth ages 5-13.

A registration form can be filled out online at www.knightdaledragons.com.

•  Registration is now open for the Knightdale Knights youth football and cheerleading program for children ages 5-12.

The cost is $50 for flag football or mascot cheer and $100 for tackle football or cheerleading.

For more information, or to register, visit www.knightdaleknights.org.

Boys & Girls hoops league opens

The Zebulon Boys & Girls Club’s summer basketball league registration is now open for two age divisions – ages 10-12 and ages 13-15.

The cost to register is $10. For more information, visit the club at 1320 Shepard School Road or call 919-404-1087.

Soccer club sets summer dates

The Tri-County Soccer Club summer league is scheduled to run from June 17-Aug. 2.

The first half of the session will consist of fundamentals training. The second half will be a game in which the players can apply the techniques and skills they have learned.

The registration fees vary from $75-90 for the league, offered to players ages 3-12.

Players ages 3-5 will meet Mondays from 6-7 p.m., ages 6-8 will meet Tuesdays from 6-7:30 and ages 9-12 will meet Thursdays from 6-7:30.

At least 10 children in each of the three age groups must sign-up in order for the summer league to be held.

The soccer club also plans to hold a summer camp July 8-12 for players ages 6-12. The camp will run from 1-6 p.m. each of those days and the cost is $100 per player.

The camp will also focus on fundamentals and game experience. At least 20 children must sign-up in order for the summer camp to be held.

Registration fees for the summer league and camp will be refunded if enough children do not sign up.

For more information, email tcsoccerclub3@gmail.comtcsoccerclub3@gmail.com.

Zebulon to host disc golf tourney

The Cha Ching ‘n Zing disc golf tournament will be held June 29-30 at Zebulon Community Park.

For more information, call David Mansfield at 252-433-0374.

Summer youth camps on horizon

A variety of youth athletic camps will be held in Wendell and Zebulon this summer. Remaining camps are as follows:

•  The deadline to register for an upcoming cheerleading and tumbling camp for ages 5-15 is June 17. The camp, instructed by Gene Steidl, Beverly Driver, Regan Steidl and Jenni Carlton, will run July 16-18 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The camps costs $70.

•  East Wake High School wrestling coach Brian Staples and members of his team will instruct a wresting camp for youth grades K-8 at the Wendell Community Center June 17–21 from 9 a.m.-noon each day. The cost of that camp is $50 per participant. Staples can be reached by email at bstaples3@nc.rr.combstaples3@nc.rr.com.

•  The East Wake Soccer Association plans to host a British Soccer Camp June 24-28 for youth ages 3-16. The cost of the camp ranges from $79-120 depending on age, and different age groups will meet at different times on those dates. Online registration can be completed at challengersports.com.

•  Wolfpack Cheerleading Camp for ages 6-12 will be held July 8-11 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Zebulon Community Center. The deadline to register for the camp, instructed by Edge Cheer & Dance, is June 30.

•  A volleyball camp for girls ages 9-12 will be held July 8-11 from 9-11 a.m. at the Wendell Community Center. The cost of the camp, led by Amber Bradshaw, is $50 per participant.

•  A gymnastics for ages 5-9 will run July 8-11 from 1-4 p.m. at the Zebulon Community Center under the instruction of Terry Keith. Registration ends June 28.

•  James Riedel will instruct a lacrosse camp for ages 7-12 July 15-18 from 9 a.m.-noon at Wakelon Elementary School. The deadline to register is July 5.

•  Hanshi Charles Mann will lead a karate camp for ages 5-8 July 15-18 from 1-4 p.m. at the Zebulon Community Center. The registration deadline is July 5.

•  Heritage High School coach Tony Piercy will lead a baseball camp for ages 7-14 at Wendell Park July 15-18 from 9 a.m.-noon. The deadline to register is July 12. The camp costs $60 per player.

•  Kim Vardy and staff will conduct a second round of fast pitch softball clinics beginning in July. Participants have the choice of six Tuesday sessions, which will run from July 16-Aug. 13, or six Thursday sessions, to run July 18-Aug. 15. The cost of those clinics vary based on the areas of the game participants choose to focus on. The topics include fielding, beginning pitching, catching, hitting, intermediate/advance pitching and conditioning. Vardy can be reached by email at kvardy@vardyhpc.comkvardy@vardyhpc.com, or by phone at 919-279-7892.

•  Monkey in the Middle camp for ages 9-14 will run July 22-25 from 1-4 p.m. at the Zebulon Community Center. Registration for the camp, led by Amy Skaggs, ends July 12.

•  East Wake High School coach Toni Vick will lead a basketball camp for ages 8-14 at the Zebulon Community Center July 29-Aug. 1 from 9 a.m.-noon. Registration ends July 19.

•  East Wake High School coach Melissa Bell will instruct a volleyball camp for ages 7-14 at the Zebulon Community Center Aug. 5-8 from 9 a.m.-noon. The registration deadline is July 26.

For more information on Wendell’s summer camps, call the Wendell Parks and Recreation Department at 919-366-2266. The Wendell Community Center is located at 601 W. Third St.

For more information on the summer camps in Zebulon, call the Zebulon Community Center at 919-823-0432. The community center is located at 301 S. Arendell Avenue.

Yoga meets in Knightdale

Knightdale Parks and Recreation is now offering Wednesday night yoga classes at the Knightdale Clubhouse.

The classes will run from 5:45-7 p.m. at a cost of $7 per class. Participants are asked to bring their own mat and bottled water.

For more information, call 919-217-2236.

Aerobics classes ongoing

Mandy’s Aerobics is an ongoing class held at the Knightdale Recreation Center.

Class are held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30-9 a.m. (abs) and 9-10 (step/sculpt).

Classes also meet Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m., and Sundays beginning at 6 p.m.

The cost is $5 per class, and all equipment is provided except for a mat or towel and water bottle.

For more information, call 217-2236.

Zebulon holds fitness classes

The Zebulon Community Center has several offerings for those interested in exercising.

•  Boot Camp PM meets on Tuesdays through Nov. 13 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Zebulon Community Center.

The six-week program is taught by Andrea Gravenhorst and is designed to benefit both athletes and fitness beginners.

The cost is $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents. For more information, call the center at 919-823-0432.

•  Beginners trekking will meet on Wednesdays from Nov. 7-28.

Those interested in some outdoor walking can meet at the Zebulon Community Center for the 10-11 a.m. sessions with Amy Skaggs. In the event of inclement weather, the program will meet inside the community center.

The cost of the six-session program is $18 per resident and $24 for non-residents. For more information, call the center at 919-823-0432.

•  Yoga classes are held Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. at the Zebulon Community Center under the instruction of Ganel Johnson.

The cost is $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents for seven sessions. For more information, call the community center at 823-0432.

•  Zumba classes are held on Mondays from 6-7 p.m. under the instruction of Jennifer Underwood.

The cost for seven sessions is $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents, or $5 for one class.

•  The Get Fit Pass is good for seven sessions of four different classes held at the Zebulon Community Center.

Zumba meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m., Trekking meets Tuesdays from 9-9:50 a.m., Pilates meets Wednesdays from 9-9:50 a.m., and Strength Training meets Thursdays from 9-9:50 a.m.

The cost for seven sessions is $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents.

Workouts in Wendell

The Wendell Community Center has several offerings for those interested in exercising.

•  Total Body Fitness with Beth Narron is held Tuesdays at 8 a.m. and Zumba is held Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

•  Bootcamp Fitness Class with Beth Narron meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and another round of Total Body Fitness is held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 a.m.

•  The community center weight room is open Monday-Thursday from 6 a.m.-9 p.m. and Friday from 6 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $10 per month for residents and $20 per month for non-residents.

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