+ i9 Sports to offer flag football clinic for children
i9 Sports will offer a flag football clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. every Saturday from June 29 through July 20, at Tom Bennett Park.
Tim Frost, i9 Sports coach and founder of The Change Factor, will host the clinic, which is open to children ages 6 to 14.
Participants will work on positioning, ball-handling, passing, receiving, running and more through drills and scrimmages. All players will receive a T-shirt and mouth guard.
Spots are limited, and players must register by June 22. For information or to register, visit i9sports.com or call 312-2400.
+ Manatee County adult basketball league returns
The Manatee County Parks and Recreation Department will open its Adult Summer Basketball League June 17.
Games will be played through late August, at G.T. Bray’s gymnasium. Teams will play eight regular-season games before participating in a single-elimination tournament at the end of the season.
Cost is $465 per team, and official team rosters, which can include up to 12 players, are due upon registration. Teams must provide their own jerseys. Registration will be held from May 28 through June 7, at the G.T. Bray Park Recreation Center, 5502 33rd Ave. Drive W., Bradenton.
For information, contact Abby D’Arpino at 742-5923, Ext. 6062.
+ Coastline Volleyball summer camps upcoming
Coastline Volleyball will hold several summer camps for children in fourth through 12th grades.
Camps will be open to players of all skill levels, from beginner to advanced, and will differentiate the instruction accordingly. Players will focus on basic skills, high-level training, movements and strategy.
Individual camps include:
Cardinal Mooney Youth Camp
When: 9 a.m. to noon
June 10 through June 13
Where: Cardinal Mooney High and Coastline Training Center
Who: Grades four through nine
Info: Bring check made payable to Cardinal Mooney High School
Coastline Youth Camp
When: 9 a.m. to noon
July 15 through July 18
Where: Coastline Training Center
Who: Grades eight through 10
Braden River Pirate Camp
When: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. (grades four through seven) and 1 to 4 p.m. (grades eight through 12) July 29 through Aug. 1, at Braden River High School
Who: Grades four through 12
Cost: $100 (grades four through seven) and $150 (grades eight through 12)
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Tennis pro earns honors
Palm-Aire Country Club Director of Tennis Greg High has scored big with the U.S. Professional Tennis Association.
Petruff receives service award
East County resident and local attorney Patricia Petruff, a senior partner of the Dye, Deitrich, Petruff & St. Paul law firm in Bradenton, has been awarded the 2014 William C. Grimes Award for Lifetime Achievement in Community Service.
East County resident Julie Kean recently captured this photo of two fawns resting on Legacy Boulevard, near the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club’s tennis and fitness center.