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Sports briefs
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WCHS baseball coach Trice Powers has scheduled tryouts for Wednesday, July 31 and Thursday, August 1.

Shoot for heaven basketball camp

The Shoot for Heaven basketball camp will be held next week at Westwood Church. The event, which is open to children entering grades 1-5, will run from 9 a.m. until noon July 8, 9 and 11. The camp is free to all athletes. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Monday morning.

The camp will be run by WCHS assistant girls coach Mendy Stotts and several players from WCMS and WCHS. 

WCHS baseball tryouts

Tryouts for the WCHS baseball team are currently scheduled for Wednesday, July 31 and Thursday, August 1. Returning players are scheduled to try out from 4-6 p.m. July 31. New players will try out from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday and 5-8 p.m. Thursday.

Stars and Stripes 5K Registration

Registration is ongoing for the 38th annual Stars and Stripes 5K to be held downtown July 4. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m.

The cost to enter the event is $15. Athletes can take part in a 5K run, 5K walk or one-mile fun run (open to children ages 10 and under).

Sign-ups are open now at Three Star Mall at the McMinnville Civic Center's front desk. Registration will also be open on the day of the race, beginning at 6:30 a.m.

McMinnville youth baseball and 

softball fall sign-ups 

Registration will begin for the MYBS fall league Monday, July 8. Sign-ups will run until August 5. The cost for boys and girls ages 5-6 is $40. Leagues for boys and girls ages 7-14 will cost $50 per player. 

Drop-in registration is available at the Civic Center's location at Three Star Mall Mondays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m, with additional time (4-7 p.m.) on Thursdays. 

The league will play on Monday and Thursday nights starting in August and running through October.

For more information, contact Terry Beard at 473-1212. 

McMinnville Youth Soccer Registration

McMinnville Youth Soccer registration is now open. Players can be registered at the front desk at the Three Star Mall location or at 

The youth registration fee is $60 per player. The adult registration fee will be $25 per player. A $5 discount is available for multiple children.

Registration will end Saturday, July 13. A late registration will be held from July 15-20 with a $10 additional fee for youth players.

The league is tentatively set to begin play Sept 9. Games will be played on Saturdays, with weekday games also scheduled.

TYBA Championship tournaments

The Tennessee Youth Baseball Association will hold the TYBA baseball and softball championship tournaments July 12-14 and July 19-21 in Murfreesboro. Coaches can call 615-890-1540 or 615-319-8508 to register a team.

Pro Impact Football Camp

Boogie Allen will return to McMinnville Saturday, July 13 to hold an additional Pro Impact Football camp. The event will run from 9:30 a.m. until noon at Nunley Stadium and is open to players ages 6-17. Cost is $30.

A night camp will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. and is open to WCMS and WCHS players only.

Contact Charlie Boyd at 808-0017 or Steve Weeter at 931-414-0918 to register. Registration closes Monday, July 8.