Waxahachie athletic camps

Summer is almost here and that means there will be plenty of athletic camps hosted by Waxahachie High School coaches. Registration forms and complete information on every camp can be found online at www.waxahachieindians.com.

The volleyball, football and softball camps will be held June 6-9 while the speed and strength camp will be held June 6-July 21.

June 13-16 the baseball, girls basketball and soccer camps will be held while the tennis and boys basketball camps will be held June 20-23.

WISD free physicals

Waxahachie ISD physicians will be conducting free physicals for WISD student athletes on May 17 and May 19 at Solis Gym on the campus of Waxahachie Ninth Grade Academy beginning at 6 p.m.  

All males athletes physicals will be conducted at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, and all female athletes physicals will be conducted on Thursday, May 19.  

Physicals are first come first serve. Students coming to physicals will need to have the WISD physical packet signed with all parents signatures and student signatures obtained on the forms before coming to physicals. The forms can be obtained at the Waxahachie High School main training room or through the head coaches of each of the sports that WISD offers.  

Physicals on both dates will begin at 6 p.m.    Students should report with their appropriate physical paperwork and signatures.   

WISD requires each prospective athlete to obtain a physical yearly for participation in athletics in grades 7-12. This will be the only time that WISD physicians will offer a free physical for the upcoming school year. 

For more information please contact David “Doc” Bowdoin or Nikki Furgerson at the WHS main training room, 972-923-4606.

Green and White game

The annual Green and White football game between the Waxahachie Indian varsity hopefuls will be held Thursday, May 12, at Lumpkins Stadium. The scrimmage will start at 5 p.m. and last until it gets dark as the lights are not in operation yet. The public is invited to attend with seating in the end zone near the field house/locker room.

Junior golf camps

Waxahachie Country Club is offering weekly golf camps in June, July and August. The camps are open to children from 6-16 years of age. This year’s camps include new golf and swim camps as well as advanced camps for experienced juniors. Call Devin Thomas at 972-937-3521 to sign up or get more information. Local school campuses also have brochures.

Green and White BBQ

The annual H-E-B Green and White Bar-be-que hosted by the Waxahachie Quarterback Club will be held May 20-21 with lunch plates being $6 and proceeds going to the Waxahachie Indian football program. Plates include sliced bar-be-que, beans, potato salad, onion, pickles and bread. Tickets are available from Indian football players, Waxahachie Quarterback Club members and WHS coaches. Special orders turned in to football@wisd.org by May 19 will be delivered to WISD schools or local businesses on May 20. From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, plates will be served at the Waxahachie Sports Complex.

Area baseball playoffs

Only three teams remain in the UIL baseball playoffs for Ellis County. Waxahachie, Red Oak and Palmer are still alive and will compete in area round action this week.

Waxahachie hosts Sherman Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Richards Park before playing in Sherman Saturday at 2 p.m. If a third game is needed it will be played in Sherman after game three.

Red Oak plays at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Red Oak before playing games two and three in Texarkana against Texas High on Saturday.

Palmer plays Troy at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Midllothian.

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