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first_imgRed Bank Catholic will be sponsoring summer sports camps for soccer, lacrosse and field hockey. The Green & Gold Soccer Camp will run July 31-Aug. 4 from 6 to 8:15 p.m.; the Green & Gold Girls Lacrosse Camp will run July 24-28 from 9 a.m. to noon; and the Green & Gold Girls Field Hockey Camp will run July 31-Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call the RBC Athletic Office at 747-1211. The Hazlet Olympians, a Monmouth-Ocean Soccer Association under-11 boys team, is seeking experienced players at all positions. For tryout information call Spiro Voutsinas at 739-1036, Dean Pease at 787-7682 or Hector Juarez at 888-3870. United Soccer Academy will be conducting summer camps for players 3 to 14 at various sites in the area, including Lincroft and Fair Haven, in July and August. For more information on the camps call (908) 781-8887 or check the Web at Brookdale Community College will be offering a girls lacrosse camp under the direction of Celine Cunningham, the coach at Columbia University. Cunningham is a former All-American and member of a national championship team at the University of Maryland. She has played for the U.S. National Team and was an assistant coach at Georgetown. The camp will focus on developing fundamental skills through drills, small-sided games and scrimmages. For information on the camp, call 224-2823. The 11th annual Jersey Shore Summer Duals team/individual wrestling tournament will take place July 17-20 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Matawan Regional High School The tournament is open to high school age wrestlers excluding this year’s graduating seniors. For more information, call 566-0154 or e-mail [email protected] Middletown Babe Ruth is conducting registration for its fall ball program. The baseball program is open to players ages 10-16 and softball is open to players ages 10-17. Both programs will play in September and October and the registration fee is $60. For more information or registration dates, call Al Auerbach at 495-6608. The league is limited to 400 children. Dwight Stones, a two-time Olympic bronze medalist and former world record holder in the high jump, will be among the world-class instructors participating in the On the Road Track and Field World Tour that will be making a stop at Lenape High School, Medford, July 8 and 9. This track and field camp is staffed exclusively by Olympians who will share their secrets to success with the campers. Joining Stones, the top-ranked high jumper in U.S. history, are the likes of Andre Phillips, Olympic champion in the 400-intermediate hurdles; Mike Tully, Olympic silver medalist and former world record holder in the pole vault; and Tom Petranoff, former record holder in the javelin and a two-time silver medalist at the World Championships. For more information or to register for the On the Road Track and Field World Tour 2000, call Mike Pascuzzo at (856) 231-9696, fax him at (856) 722-1789, or e-mail [email protected] Registration for the “Blazermania 2000 3-on-3 Shootout” will be held at the Matawan Community Center (located on the corner of Broad and Church streets in Matawan) tonight and next Wednesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The registration fee is $100 per team (maximum 4 players per team). Copies of birth certificates will be required for each player. The tournament will be played on July 8 and 9 in Cliffwood Beach Park and Midland Park, Matawan. The Holmdel Stallions U-15 (fall) boys soccer team is actively seeking skilled and dedicated players capable of playing at the Premier level for the fall/spring 2000/2001 seasons. For players with the desire and the appropriate skill level, a workout will be arranged with team members and field coach George Vichniakov, current Olympic Development Program U-17 boys coach and a former Russian National Team player. Contact Peter Ciszak at (732) 615-0545 or e-mail [email protected] for more information. Husky Indoor Soccer, in cooperation with Kroger and 5 a Day for Better Health, will host a soccer skills competition for players ages 8 to 13 at Matawan Regional High School as part of the National Youth Games on June 25. The event is free and registration may be done on the day of the competition at noon, on site. The top three finishers in the local competition will advance to the Dole sectional competition and will be eligible to qualify for the national finals in Honolulu, Hawaii. All competitors will be eligible to take the “Eat 5 Fruits and Vegetables a Day” challenge and win a trip for four to Hawaii. For more information on the event, contact Art Perri at (732) 566-0154 or e-mail [email protected] The Holmdel Summer Basketball League is accepting entries for the 2000 girls and boys fifth- and sixth-grade, and seventh- and eighth-grade leagues. All games will be outdoors and limited spots are available. The deadline for paid entry is June 30. For more information, call Tom Moreno at (732) 817-1000.last_img