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07/27/2014 12:00 AM

07/27/2014 1:53 PM

Soccer camp at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill High School will host its annual summer soccer camp 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday this week on the CHHS campus. This will be the first camp led by new Tiger head coach Jason Curtis.

Tryouts for Chapel Hill High's soccer team begin Aug. 4.

For more information, contact Curtis at jcurtis@chccs.k12.nc.us.

Seniors shoot well at Landfall

The Chapel Hill duo of Gary Buck and Terry Barker combined to shoot a 77 Tuesday at Landfall in Wilmington and finished 10th in the top flight of the Carolinas Golf Association’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament. Henry Essey and Ron Johnston carded a net 75 to tie for ninth place in the tournament's Super Senior Division.

Wilmington's Eric Higgins and Leland's Bill James recorded a score of 69 to win the CGA event.

The tournament featured male golfers who had reached their 55th birthday.

In a separate four-ball tournament Monday at Prestonwood in Cary, Russell Walker of Chapel Hill teamed with Durham's Joseph Gucker to shoot 82 for eighth place in the 'B' flight.

The Wake County team of Joey Hatch and Lee Adams combined for a solid round of 67 to win the Cary event.

Panthers host football camp

Orange High School football will host a conditioning and skills camp 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday this week, and coaches strongly encourage the participation of all students interested in playing football this fall. Football practice starts statewide on Aug. 1.

Carrboro Rec seeks volunteers

Carrboro Recreation and Parks is seeking volunteers for the following activities.

• Youth baseball and youth basketball: Volunteer coaches are needed for the fall baseball teams (ages 6-12 years old) and basketball teams (ages 6-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-15). Coaches will organize team practices and should be able to communicate effectively with players, parents, and Recreation Department staff. They must also teach proper playing skills and proper sportsmanship.

To receive a volunteer coach’s application or additional information, please contact the Recreation Department at 919-918-7376 or cwolfe@townofcarrboro.org.

• Hispanic Tennis Carnival: The Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department needs help at the annual Hispanic Tennis Carnival, which this year is planned for Sunday, Sept. 14, from 3 to 6 p.m. The carnival consists of tennis games for ages 5 and up and a great prize court to end the event. No tennis experience required. If interested please contact Dana Hughes at dhughes@townofcarrboro.org or 919-918-7372.

Junior golf tournament

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour will be at UNC Finley Golf Course on Aug. 2-3 for the 11th of 16 College Prep Series tournaments this year. The 36-hole tournament is open to all golfers ages 11-18, The registration fee is $185 for HJGT members and $215 for others.

For more information, see www.HJGT.org, or call (904)-379-2697or email info@hjgt.org.

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