Free physicals for Early athletes on Saturday

Free physicals for Early High student-athletes will be conducted from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 28 at the high school.

Student-athletes must present a completed physical form at the time of their physical. Those forms can be picked up at the athletic office.

For more information, call 643-4593.

Bangs Little Sparks dance camp to begin on Monday

The Little Sparks mini-dance camp, hosted by the Bangs Flames dance team, will take place Monday, July 30 through Thursday, Aug. 2 at the Bangs High School gym.

Sessions will be divided into 4- through 8-year-old girls from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and 9- though 13-year-old girls from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The cost for the camp is $35 for one girl or $60 for two girls in a household. The fee includes a T-shirt and the girls will perform prior to one of the Bangs Dragons’ home football games this season.

For more information, call Yvonne at 752-1110 or Renaee at 642-8964.

Lady Jackets basketball camp to start Monday

The Howard Payne University women’s basketball team will be hosting a basketball fundamentals camp for girls entering third through ninth grade.

The camp will run from Monday, July 30 through Thursday, Aug. 2 and will be broken into two sessions. Seventh through ninth graders should attend the 9 a.m. to noon session, while the 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. session is for third through sixth graders.

The cost of the camp is $60. Camp brochures can be downloaded from the Howard Payne women’s basketball Web site at

For more information, call the women’s basketball office at 649-8110 or the HPU athletic secretary at 649-8100.

Lady Lions volleyball camp slated to begin Monday

The Brownwood Lady Lions volleyball camp will take place Monday, July 30 through Friday, Aug. 3 at Warren Gym on the Brownwood High School campus.

The camp, which costs $30, will be broken up into two sessions. The first will be from 9 a.m. to noon for incoming 10th, 11th and 12th graders. The second will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for incoming seventh, eighth and ninth graders.

Checks made payable to the BHS Volleyball Camp can be mailed to head coach Mary Steed at Brownwood High School, 2100 Slayden, Brownwood, Texas 76801.

Early Belles dance camp to start on Aug. 13

The Early Belles Dance Team will conduct a mini-camp from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 13 through Wednesday, Aug. 15 at the Early High School gym.

The camp is open to girls entering kindergarten through fifth grade and the cost is $35, which should be paid prior to Aug. 6.

Campers will receive a T-shirt, a picture will a Belle and will perform in a pre-game performance before the first varsity football game.

Checks made payable to and in care of the Belles Dance Camp can be mailed to Early High School P.O. Box 3315, Early, 76802.

For more information, call Tammy Bannister at 641-0281 or Marie Algiere 646-5003.

Cen-Tex Soccer Association registration under way

Cen-Tex Soccer Association registration is under way will run through Saturday, Aug. 11. On Saturday, Aug. 4 and Saturday, Aug. 11, registration sessions will be held at the Cen-Tex Soccer complex from 10 a.m. to noon.

The registration fee is $35 per child and forms can be picked up at Weakley-Watson.

The season will run from Sept. 8 through Nov. 3.

For more information, call 641-2961 or visit the Web site

Registration for Little Lions program continues

Registration for the 2007 edition of the Little Lions program is under way and will continue through Friday, Aug. 10. The entry fee is $15.

Little Lions will be matched with a varsity football player and will receive a T-shirt with their varsity player’s name and number. No requests will be honored.

The Little Lion will meet their Big Lion at the annual “Meet the Lions” event at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27 at Gordon Wood Stadium. Entry forms are available at Weakley-Watson and Wal-Mart.

For more information, call Debbie Pachall at 643-2935.

Texas Youth Football League early registration continues

Early registration for the upcoming fall season of the Texas Youth Football League is now under way.

Registration forms for the third and fourth grade and fifth and sixth grade leagues are available at Weakley-Watson Sporting Goods.

The fee to register in July is $85 and $105 in August. Registration ends on Sunday, Aug. 12, and the season will begin in mid-August and conclude in late October.

Teams from Brownwood, Early, Bangs, Brady, Coleman, Comanche, San Saba and Goldthwaite will comprise the league, with all games being played on Saturdays. The majority of the games will take place in Brownwood.

For more information, call Bryce Ratliff at 643-9562 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.