Youth summer sports camps begin this month

by Staff reports

Youth sports camp for tennis and baseball will be held in July in Cherokee County.

Tribe tennis camps will be held June 7-10 and from July 19-22 at the Jacksonville High School tennis courts for youths entering grades 1-9.

Cost is $35 for one session or $60 for both, with a family discount of $5 per child offered. Participants must provide own tennis racket, towel and water/sports drink.

A three-day Lady Eagle basketball camp is set for July 20-22 in Rusk, with a 3-5 p.m. session for girls in grades 3-8 and from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for incoming freshmen. Cost is $20 per person. To learn more, contact girls head basketball coach Corinna Ford, 903-787-0763, or email