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PHS summer golf

PRINCETON — PHS summer golf practices continue Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Chapel Hill. The second PHS summer golf camp will be held July 23-26 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Chapel Hill.

For more information, contact coach Will Gross at 815-878-4623 or will.gross@phs-il.org.

PHS tennis practice

PRINCETON — PHS summer tennis practice will be held this week with varsity from 7:30 to 9 a.m. with the F/S to follow from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

PHS cross country

PRINCETON — PHS cross country is back to running official team runs this week at these times: Wednesday, 7 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m.; and Friday, 7 p.m.

Sauk Camp

DIXON — Sauk Valley Community College will hold instructional volleyball camps for girls in grades 3-8, Aug. 1-3, in the air-conditioned Sauk Gymnasium.

Link to sign up and release forms nay be found at svcc.edu/athletics or svcc.edu/volleyball. Mail form and payment to Jay Howell, 173 IL RT 2 Dixon, Ill. 61021 or bring them in the first day of camp. For more information, contact jay.p.howell@svcc.edu.

SVWC scramble

SPRING VALLEY —The Spring Valley Walleye Club will hold its golf scramble, Saturday, Aug. 11, at Spring Creek Golf Course with a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start. You do not need to be a Walleye Club member. Anyone can play. It is limited to the first 18 teams who pay their entry fee.

Entry fee costs $75, which includes golf, cart, fried walleye lunch and beverages. All proceeds will be used for the Illinois River fishing stocking program.

Entry forms and entry fee can be sent to SVWC, P.O. Box 154, Spring Valley, IL 61362. For information, call Bill Guerrini at 815-663-6141.

BC Blaze tryouts

MALDEN — Bureau County Blaze 16u girls fastpitch softball 2018-19 team tryouts will be held at Malden Grade School Diamond, on Saturday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information and to register, call Joe Bates at 815-303-8865.

IV River Bandits tryouts

LADD — The Illinois Valley River Bandits 14 year old boys baseball travel team is having tryouts for the 2019 season at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 29 at Kennedy Park at 900 E. Locust St. in Ladd. If there are any questions, email Pillion97@yahoo.com.

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