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Sports briefs

Shoot for heaven basketball camp

The Shoot for Heaven basketball camp will be held this 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.

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


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.