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.

Sand volleyball tournament

A 3-on-3 sand volleyball tournament will be held on Memorial Day, May 30, to support the Ellis County Juniors Volleyball Club. Juniors 12-14 will play at 8 a.m. while adults ages 16-up will play at 1 p.m. The cost is $20 per player, $60 per team.

There will be 12 teams per division. Entry deadline is Friday, May 27. Games will be played on a full-size beach court in Midlothian. To register or for more information, contact Melody Miller at 972-814-5524 or healthyhachie@sbcglobal.net.

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 yearís 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.

MHS summer basketball training and workouts

Offseason basketball programs for both the girls and boys teams at Midlothian are in the process of getting ready for the summer. This program is open to all current players and any incoming freshman planning to play basketball next season.

Cost of the training will be tournament registration fees and jerseys with nearly all practices to be conducted during open gyms at the high school. Spring league tournaments wonít be identified until later in March when all state playoffs are finished. Tournaments will start before school lets out and run throughout the summer.

Along with players, organizers are looking for team coordinators and coaches to help out. The hope is to have three boy and three girl teams for work this summer.

For more information, contact Karl Drusch at kdrusch@psgjets.com.

Midlothian ISD sports

summer camp dates

The Midlothian ISD athletic department has released its list of summer camps for this summer. Six different sports will host campers of all ages.

June 6 -9

Baseball - Contact: Ray Hydes

Ages 7-10 will be from 9 a.m.-noon and ages 11-14 will be from 2-5 p.m.

Soccer - Contact: Austin Guest

Grades kindergarten to fifth-grade (girls and boys) will be from 8:30-11 a.m and boys in grades sixth to ninth-grade will be from 1-3:30 p.m.

Football - Contact: Jimmy Spradley

First to sixth-grades will be from 5:30-8:00 pm

June 13-16

Boys basketball - Contact: Glenn Hartson

Grades third through fifth will be from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and grades sixth through ninth will be from 1-4 p.m.

Soccer - Contact: Austin Guest

Grades kindergarten to fifth-grade (girls and boys) will be from 8:30-11 a.m and girls in grades sixth to ninth-grade will be from 1-3:30 p.m.

Golf - Contact: Brant Bennett

The camp is open to golfers from ages 6-18 and will be from 9-11 a.m. at Tangle Ridge Golf Camp.

June 20-23

Girls basketball - Contact: Brooke Walthall

Grades third through sixth will be from 9 a.m.-noon and seventh- to ninth-grade will be from 12:30-3:30 p.m.

July 25-28

Volleyball - Contact: Rhonda Currey

Grades third to eighth will be from 8:30 -11:30 a.m. with ninth-graders going from 12:30 Ė 3:30 p.m.

July 25, 27-29 (No camp on Tuesday)

Football - Contact: Jimmy Spradley

Grades seventh to ninth from 5:30-8 p.m.

All registration flyers and information can be found online at www.midlothian-isd.net/athletics.

Red Oak High School

summer sports camps

The Red Oak High School coaches are sponsoring many athletic camps this summer beginning in June. The† list of† camps being offered and their dates are as follows:


June 6-9 from 8:30-11 a.m. for third- through eighth-grade at the practice fields behind the new high school.

July 18-21 from 8-11 a.m. for ninth-graders at the practice fields.

Girls Basketball

June 6-10 from 9-noon for all ages at the new high school gym.

Boys Basketball

July 11-15 from 9-noon for third- through sixth-grade at the high school gym.

July 11-15 from 1-4 p.m. for seventh- through ninth-grade at the high school gym.


June 10 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. for sixth- through eighth-grades at the high school sports complex tennis courts (behind the softball field).

June 13-17 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. for ninth-grade at the high school sports complex tennis courts.

June 20-23 from 9:30-11 a.m. for kindergarden through fifth-grade at the high school sports complex tennis courts. ?


June 13-16 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Session I beginner camp for seventh-grade at the high school gym

June 13-16 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Session II intermediate camp for eighth-grade at the high school gym?July 18-21 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. for sixth-grade and younger at the high school gym

July 18-21 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for ninth-grade at the high school gym

July 25-29 summer team camp with underclassmen in the morning and varsity in the afternoon at the high school gym


June 13-14 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for third- through eighth-grades at Buddy Groom field at the new high school.


June 13-17 from 9-noon for boys and girls of all ages at Billy Goodloe Stadium


June 20-24 from 9-11 a.m. for all ages at the high school athletic complex softball fields

For updated information and registration forms visit the Red Oak ISD Athletic web page at http://redoakisd.org/athletics and click on your campís registration link.

Got a sports happening in Ellis County? Send it to sports editor Chad Wilson at chad.wilson@wninews.com.