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Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 12:10 am

British Soccer Camp
scheduled in Martin

Registration is open now for the Martin Soccer League’s British Soccer Camp set for June 20-24 at the Martin Recreational Complex.  
The British Soccer Camps provide players of all ages and abilities with the opportunity to receive coaching from a team of international players.  
Held every summer in Martin for many years, the British Soccer Camp is unique because guest coaches from Europe are hosted by Martin families and take the week to provide fun and instruction.
The camp will run Monday through Friday and each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s team of 1,000 British soccer coaches flown to the USA exclusively to work on these programs.
Martin Soccer Association is offering “British Soccer Camp” sessions to children ages 3-18. The cost to particpate differs for each age group and camp.
To register, go to www.martinsoccer.org.  
Brochures with registration information are also available at Parks and Recreation at City Hall,  the Farm Bureau Office of Weakley County on Broadway, the Century 21 Overton Real Estate office on Lindell, and C.E. Weldon Library.  
Additionally, interested parties can call camp coordinator, Leslie Haywood-Moore at 225-2619 for more information.  

Spicy 5K run/walk
in Gleason on Sat.

The Relay for Life team from Tumbling Creek Baptist Church in Gleason is hosting the “Spice Up the Fight” 5K walk and run.
The event is slated for Saturday.
Registration begins at 7 a.m. in front of Gleason School.
The race is scheduled to start an hour later.
The registration fee on Saturday morning is $25.
Each participant will receive a T-shirt.
 
Martin’s Turnbow
a gridiron All-Star

Martin Middle School seventh-grader Dalton Turnbow has been selected to represent the state of Tennessee on the gridiron.
Turnbow has been chosen  to participate in the second annual Football Tech, “Because Technique Matters” Future Stars Game.
The Tennessee All-Stars will be matched against the Kentucky All-Stars.
Turnbow will be reporting to camp on June 8 at Carson Newman College.
The actual game will be held on June 11 at Carson Newman College.
The team will also go on a trip to meet members of the University of Tennessee football team in Knoxville.

Class A baseball title
is again Riverside’s

The Greenfield baseball team can say it took the state champion to the limit.
Riverside, which de-feated G’field 1-0 in a Class A sectional game on May 20,  defeated Friendship Christian 6-1 on Friday morning to claim its second Class A state title in as many seasons.
All totaled, the Pan-thers outscored their opposition 50-9 in five games at the BlueCross Spring Fling’s Class A State Tournament.
The title game was the closest contest that R’side had at the state tourney.

wcp 5/31/11

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