Community Sports Bulletin Board

Baseball

Hitting instruction: Wyoming Youth Baseball Foundation is offering individual private hitting lessons this summer from Reed Thompson at the organization’s north Cheyenne indoor practice facility. Thompson, a former player at Murray State University, is current the assistant varsity coach of the Cheyenne Mustangs.

The one-on-one lessons will be customized to the individual player, and will include instruction on all aspects of hitting, including fundamentals, mechanics, timing, bat speed, mental approach, pitch selection, practice drills and more.

Lessons will be available by appointment to all players ages 8-18. For more information, or to schedule a lesson, call Reed Thompson at 307-214-4476.

Mustangs clinic: The Cheyenne Mustangs will hold their annual youth baseball clinic Tuesday, July 16, at Powers Field.

The camp is for players 7 to 14 years old, and runs from 9 a.m. to noon. The registration fee is $25. That fee includes an arm sleeve and treat following the clinic.

For more information, or to register, visit www.cheyennemustangs.com.

Pitching instruction: The Wyoming Youth Baseball Foundation is offering pitching lessons this summer from pitching coach Sheldon Baxter. Baxter is a former pitcher at Murray State University and is currently the head varsity coach of the Cheyenne Mustangs.

Lessons will be available by appointment to all players ages 8-18. For more information, or to schedule a lesson, call Sheldon Baxter at 352-249-8316.

Basketball

Central girls camp DATE CHANGED: The date for the Cheyenne Central girls youth basketball camp has been changed to July 30-31.

The camp is for students currently in the fourth through eighth grades. The camp for fourth- through sixth-graders runs from 8-11 a.m. The camp for seventh- and eighth-graders runs from 1-4 p.m.

The cost is $45 per camper.

For more information, contact Glen Kirkbride at glen.kirkbride@laramie 1.org.

Cheerleading

Central clinic: The Cheyenne Central spirit squads will host a youth football cheer and dance clinic Friday, Aug. 30.

The clinic is for children between 3 and 13 years old, and will be held in the Central High commons area.

The cost is $45 per participant, and includes T-shirt, pom poms, tutu, snack and parent/sibling entrance into the Sept. 6 Central varsity football game, where the participants will perform the routine they learned.

Pre-registration is required, and can be completed by emailing whitney.whitworth@laramie1.org. In order to ensure poms, T-shirt and tutu, registration must be completed by today.

South clinic: The Cheyenne South spirit squads will hold their annual summer youth cheer clinic July 17-18.

The camp runs from 6-7:30 p.m. in the South High commons area both days.

It is for girls and boys as young as 4 years old. The cost is $80, with a discount for siblings. Participants will get a T-shirt, poms and a bow.

Registration must be received by June 17 to ensure shirts, poms and bows. Payment can be made the first day of the clinic.

Children will be taught basics of cheer, routines and three songs that will be performed as they march in the Cheyenne Frontier Days parade July 20.

For more information, contact Kim Robért at kim.robert@laramie1.org.

Football

Central camp: The Cheyenne Central football team will conduct a youth football camp Aug. 5-7 at Riske Field.

The camp runs from 8-11 a.m. each day, and is for players currently in the third through eighth grades. The cost is $60 per camper, and includes a T-shirt and football.

For more information, contact Mike Apodaca at michael.apodaca@laramie 1.org.

Lacrosse

Youth camp: The City of Cheyenne will host an introductory youth lacrosse camp Aug. 3 and 4 at Sun Valley Park.

The camp is for girls and boys going into kindergarten through sixth grades. Sticks and equipment will be provided.

The registration fee is $25. The camp run from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 3, and noon-2 p.m. Aug. 4.

Registration can be completed at the Kiwanis Community House, 4603 Lions Park Drive, or by contacting David Contreras at 307-637-6425.

Rugby

Women’s team: The Cheyenne Lady Outlaws women’s rugby team is looking for players for the upcoming season.

The team welcomes all women 18-99 years old, regardless of their fitness level or rugby experience.

Anyone interested in playing can drop by practice at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Forum 619, 619 S. Greeley Highway.

For more information, contact Lisa Ansell at 307-414-0043.

Softball

Extreme tryouts: The Cheyenne Extreme girls fastpitch softball organization will host tryouts for the 2020 season on Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Converse Softball Complex.

Registration starts at 5:30 p.m. Tryouts run from 6-8 p.m. There is a $100 tryout fee that will be returned if the player doesn’t make a team.

The program is also seeking coaches. Applications are due Monday, July 15. Résumés can be sent to adam.galicia@gmail.com.

Fearless tryouts: The Wyoming Fearless girls fastpitch softball organization will host tryouts for its 2020 teams Wednesday, July 31, at the Converse Softball Complex.

Registration starts at 5:30 p.m. Tryouts run from 6-8 p.m. There is no tryout fee.

For more information about the tryouts, or to express interest in coaching, contact Fred Barrandey at 505-508-6617 or Heather Kammerman at 307-630-9946, or email wyomingfearless@gmail.com.

WyCo tryouts: The WyCo Academy is holding tryouts for its 2020 girls fastpitch softball teams Thursday, July 18, at the Converse Softball Complex.

The under-10 tryout starts at 5 p.m. Under-12 tryouts start at 6 p.m., while under-14 tryouts start at 7 p.m. There is no cost for the tryouts.

Registration starts 30 minutes prior to the tryouts. Players should bring a glove, bat and batting helmet.

For more information, contact Carrie Barker at carriebarker13@gmail.com.

If you have an item for the Community Sports Bulletin Board or the Active Calendar, email the information to sports@wyosports.net, fax it to

307-633-3189 or contact WyoSports’ Cheyenne office at 307-633-3137.

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