Sports coming events [Telegraph-Herald (Dubuque, IA)]
(Telegraph-Herald (Dubuque, IA) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BASEBALL
Loras Winter Hitting League swinging in January - The Loras College Baseball Winter Hitting League will return to the Graber Sports Center hitting cages in January. The league is open to players ages 12 and up.
The league will play Tuesdays and Thursdays on Jan. 8, Jan. 10, Jan. 15, Jan. 17, Jan. 22 and Jan. 24 from 6-10 p.m. each night.
Cost is $75 per player or $300 per team (per session). Each player must return a signed waiver and release of all claims form to be eligible to participate.
Online registration is encouraged and available at www.lorasbaseballcamps.com.
For more information, contact Loras coach Carl Tebon at 563-588- 7732 or Carl.firstname.lastname@example.org, or Duhawks assistant coach Dan Wellik at 563-588-7951 or email@example.com.
Officials needed for Winter Iowa Games
Volunteers are needed to officiate Winter Iowa Games basketball contests Jan. 26-27. Games run 8 a.m.-8 p.m. both days.
Officials do not need experience, no certification, no license, just a couple of hours and a willingness to help today's youth. Men and women of high school age and beyond are welcome. Officials will receive Winter Iowa Games T-shirts and lunch.
For information contact Al Stoltz at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Don Kelbick clinic playing March 15-17 at Courtside - Don Kelbick, a famed NBA development coach for such pro stars as Joe Johnson, Raja Bell and Carlos Boozer, will conduct a three-day skills camp for players 12 and over March 15-17 at Courtside in Dubuque.
Players registering before Jan. 31 will receive a 20 percent discount. The clinic is limited to the first 50 players.
Register at http://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/camps/ DubuqueCamp.html.
Tri-State Steam traveling boys AAU team tryouts today - TheTri- State Steam traveling boys AAU basketball program will hold tryouts for its upcoming 2013 spring season to fill teams for age groups 12U, 14U, 15U, 16U and 17U today at the Peosta Community Center.
Times are: 12U at noon, 14U at 1 p.m, 15U at 2 p.m, 16U at 3 p.m. followed by 17U at 4 p.m. There will be a $20 non-refundable tryout fee. Cash or checks are accepted.
For more information, contact program directors Carlos Pittman or Brian Oswald at email@example.com or Facebook at Tristatesteam.
Bellevue Community Y tournament playing Feb. 22-24 - The Bellevue Community Club's youth basketball tournaments will play Feb. 22-24 at Bellevue High School. The tournaments are open to boys and girls teams in grades 3-8. The boys tournament will play Feb. 22-23. The girls tournament will play Feb. 24.
The tournament is open to school teams only. AAU teams are not allowed.
Cost is $100. All teams are guaranteed three games.
For more information on the boys tournament, contact TJ Michels at 563-219-0246 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org,
For more information on the girls tournament, contact Jack Grutz at 563-872-4087 or email: email@example.com.
Registration open for 2013 Dubuque Leisure Service Alumni Basketball Tournaments - Registration is open for the Dubuque Leisure Services'19th annual Alumni Basketball Tournaments playing in March. Registration materials can be obtained by emailing the DLS at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling at 563-589-4263.
The Modern Division Tournament (open to players graduating in 2003 or since) will play March 15-17, the women's division (open to players graduating from any year) will play March 15-17 and the Classic Division (players graduating in 2002 or earlier) and Masters Divsions (graduating in 1992 or earlier) will play March 22-24 at locations throughout the city.
Entry fee is $68 per team. Entry deadline is Tuesday, March 12.
Tri-State Elite AAU team tryouts Jan. 12 at East Dubuque High School - The Tri-State Elite girls seventh- and eighth-grade AAU team will hold tryouts for the 2013 season Jan. 12 at East Dubuque High School, 200 Park Lane Drive, East Dubuque, Ill.
Tryouts will run from 3-5 p.m. both days.
The Elite are coming off a strong 2012 season in which they placed second in five of seven tournaments.
For more information, contact Brian Duster at 563-599-9583 or email@example.com or Wally Wernimont at 563-580-8330.
Cardinal Cage Classic playing Jan. 19 - The Maquoketa Athletic Boosters will hold their annual girls youth basketball tournament for girls in grades 4-8 at Maquoketa High School. There is a three- game guarantee.
The tournament is limited to school-based teams, no all-star teams. All upper divisions will have certified officials. Entry fee is $130.
For more information, contact Lisa Oetken at firstname.lastname@example.org or 563-357-7844.
Dubuque County Conservation Board Bald Eagle Watch Jan. 19 - The Dubuque County Conservation Board will hold a Bald Eagle Watch Saturday, Jan. 19 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Grand River Center. The day-long event is a celebration of the American bald eagle.
The watch's schedule includes:
" cents Children's activities: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
" cents Exhibitors and vendors: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
" cents Bald Eagle watching: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Lock & Dam No. 11.
" cents David Stokes program: 9:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 3 p.m.
" cents Illinois Raptor Center program: 11 a.m., 1:45 p.m.
For more information on the watch, contact DCCB naturalist Jenny Lawler Ammon at 563-556-6745 or visit www.dubuquecounty.org.
Dubuque 700 Club's 50th Classic Singles Tournament rolling today at Cherry Lanes - The 50th annual Dubuque 700 Club Classic Singles Tournament will roll today at 11 a.m. at Diamond Jo Casino's Cherry Lanes.
For more information or to register, contact Ken Klinge at email@example.com.
CHEER AND DANCE PROGRAMS
Clarke University youth cheer and dance clinic performing Feb. 2 - Clarke University will hold a youth cheer and dance clinic for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Kehl Center. The clinic will run from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cost is $25 and includes lunch and a T-shirt. Kids need to be registered by Jan. 17 to ensure a T-shirt. Walk-in registrations are welcome.
To obtain a registration form, or for more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DUBUQUE AUDUBON SOCIETY
Dubuque Audubon Society to host "Let's Go eBirding" Thursday - The Dubuque Audubon Society will present Dave Shealer's "Let's Go eBirding" Thursday at 7 p.m. at the EB Lyons Interpretive Center, 8891 Bellevue Heights Road, Dubuque.
The program is free and open to the public.
Dubuque Audubon Society to present "In Search of the Abyssinian Roller" Feb. 14 - The Dubuque Audubon Society will host Richard Fischer's program "In Search of the Abyssinian Roller" on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. at the EB Lyons Interpretive Center, 8891 Bellevue Heights Road, Dubuque.
DUBUQUE SPORTS COMPLEX
DSC Hit Zone offering free video swing and pitching motion analysis sessions - DSC Hit Zone is offering free video swing or pitching motion analysis sessions with instant feedback.
The Hit Zone staff will video tape your son or daughters hitting swing or pitching motion and offer instant feedback from our video software program on ways what they are doing correctly or area they need improvement in.
Sessions are by appointment only.
For more information or to schedule a session, call Dan Kennedy at 563-599-9215, Mike Edmonds at 563-213-3293 or email email@example.com.
DSC adult winter men's and co-ed snow softball tournament playing Jan. 19 - The Dubuque Sports Complex is hosting an adult Winter Men's and Co-ed Snow Softball Tournaments Saturday, Jan. 19.
Cost is $75 with a 100 percent payback. Teams may enter by calling Dan Kennedy at 563-599-9215 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dubuque Fly Fishers meeting Jan. 14 - The Dubuque Fly Fishers will hold their January meeting Monday, Jan. 14 at the Swiss Valley Nature Center.
HIGH SCHOOL HONORS
Dubuque Wahlert seeking nominations for Athletic Hall of Fame - Dubuque Wahlert Catholic High School is seeking nominations for the Wahlert Catholic Athletic Hall of Fame. Information and nomination forms/procedures can be found at www.holyfamilydbq.org/wchs/ halloffame or by calling 563-583-9771.
Nominees can be past athletes, coaches, or special contributors who achieved excellence in their sport(s) at and/or beyond Wahlert Catholic High School.
The nomination deadline is Jan 15. This year's induction ceremony will be held at the Grand River Center on March 23, 2013.
DCCB to present Whitetails: Treasure, Trophy or Trouble Jan. 20 - The Dubuque County Counservation Board will present Larry Stone's free program Whitetails: Treasure, Trophy or Trouble on Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Swiss Valley Nature Center.
A grant from Humanities Iowa, a private, non-profit state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, helped make the program possible.
For more information, call 563-556-6745.
Loras softball camps pitching tips in February - The Loras College softball program will offer pitching and skills camps for young players Feb. 3 and 10 at the Graber Sports Center, 1815 Loras Parkway, Dubuque.
The clinics'schedule are:
" cents Sunday, Feb: 3.: Open to players grades 4-7.
Pitching camp - 10:45-11 a.m.: registration. Cost: $25; 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.: Pitching camp
Skills camp - 12:30-1 p.m.: Registration. Cost: $45; 1-4 p.m.: Skills camp
" cents Sunday, Feb. 10: Grades 8-12
Pitching camp - 10:45-11 a.m.: Registration. Cost: $25; 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.: Pitching camp
Skills camp - 12:30-1 p.m.: Registration. Cost: $45; 1-4 p.m.: Skills camp
Camp registration information can be found at: http:// www.duhawks.com/d/2012-13/FebruaryCampweb.pdf
For more information, contact Duhawks coach Ashley Rogers at email@example.com or 563-588-7159.
TRACK AND FIELD
Loras College Track & Field Learn By Doing Clinic running Jan. 20 - Loras College will host a Track & Field Learn By Doing Clinic for high school boys and girls as well as high school coaches on Sunday, Jan. 20 from noon-3 p.m. (high jump, shot put or long jump/triple jump) and from 3:30-6:30 (distance, pole vault or sprints/hurdles/ relays). The clinic will take place on Loras'indoor track in the Graber Sports Center.
Clinic cost for students is $40 per session or $65 for both sessions. For coaches, the cost is $40 for the whole day. The clinic will be run by the Loras College track & field coaching staff and athletes as well as coaches from other colleges and universities.
For more information or to register, go to www.duhawks.com, go to track & field and click on 2013 Learn By Doing Clinic on the right.
For questions, contact Coach Bob Schultz at (563) 588-7491 or e- mail him at Robert.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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