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Thursday, June 30, 2011 Sports &Fitness A , ® 69,,,,m W SOFTBALL Lady Demon alumni game set Aug. 5 The Perkins-Tryon Lady Demons softball program will host a varsity-alumni game on Friday, Aug. 5, begin- ning at 6 p.m. Alumni players will play the varsity team in a seven-inning contest. Also during the event, there will be other activities such as bat race competitions and T-shirt tosses. A full concession stand will also be available. Admission will be monetary donations or contributions of other items such as first aid supplies, Oxiclean, Dawn dish soap, hand towels, and bug spray. Alumni wishing to play, are asked to call head coach Carla Hart at (405) 742-4076. CALENDAR Thursday, June 30 • Stillwater American Legion baseball host Brad Holt Memorial Tour- nament through Sunday. Friday, July 1 • Perkins Round-Up Club Rodeo, 8 p.m. Saturday, July 2 • Perkins Round-Up Club Rodeo, 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 5 -OK Kids Baseball Midget Regional Tour- nament, Dickson Park. Tournament continues through Saturday, July 9. Wednesday, July 6 • Stillwater American Legion baseball host Edmond Sante Fe, 6 p.m. Friday, July 8 • Stillwater American Legion baseball at Clare- more, 7 p.m. Monday, July 11 • Stillwater American Legion baseball host Lawton, 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 • Stillwater American Legion baseball at Ada. 4p.m. Friday, July 15 • Stillwater American Legion baseball host Moore, 7 p.m. Saturday, July 16 • Stillwater American Legion baseball host Cla- remore and Three Rivers, 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 19 • P-THS football at Southwest Air Quarter- back Camp at Putnam City West High School through Thursday, July 21. • Stillwater American Legion baseball host Midwest City, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug 1 • P-THS fastpitch soft- ball preseason practice begins, 9 a.m. • P-THS football senior- led team workouts begin, 7 p.m., Mcllvain Field, through Thursday, Aug. 4. Tuesday, Aug. 9 • P-THS football pre- season practice begins, 4p.m. You're outt Perkins-Tryon second baseball Kristen Chappell applies a tag on a Davenport ba'serunner during last Tuesday's fast-pitch game here. The visiting Lady Bulldogs spoiled the home date for the Lady Demons by taking home the win. Journal photo by Kyle Lomenick Ready to relay Perkins-Tryon shortstop Logan Mullins steps on second base to get a force out before attempting a relay throw to first baseman Chance Bunch in the foreground against Dover here last Monday. It was the first of three scheduled games as part of a triangular that included Bristow but it was called early because of strong thunderstorms that rolled through the area. The Demons did defeat Dover. Journal photo by Kyle Lomenick Annual rodeo begins Friday The 57  Annual Perkins Round-Up Club Rodeo will be held Friday and Saturday at the organization's arena on west Freeman Street. Performances begin at 8 o'clock nightly. There will be several events for rodeo fans to enjoy. They include the bareback and saddle bronc riding, ladies break away calf roping, tie down calf roping, junior barrel racing for participants age 15 and under, open barrel racing, team roping, and bull riding. The Rockin' R Rodeo Company will provide the stock for the event. Admission is $7 for adults age 16 and up, children are $4 and kids age 6 and under are free. Field is set for OK Kids tournament The field has been set for next week's OK Kids Baseball Regional 4 Midg- ets Tournament at Dickson Park. The event will begin Tuesday and continue through Saturday, July 9. The Perkins Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with the Cimarron Baseball Asso- at 8 p.m. Four games will also be played on Wednesday beginning with losers' bracket action. At 2:45 p.m., the losers of Games" 3 and 4 will play Game 5. In Game 6, the losers of Games 1 and 2 will play at 4:30 p.m. Winners' bracket games will follow with the ciation will be hosting the winners of Games 3 and 4 event. This will be one of seven regional sites around the state. Other regional tourna- ment sites are Elk City, Elgin, Blanchard, Chan- dler, Durant, and Panama. The winners of each will advance to the OK Kids state tournament. All eight teams will begin first round action on Tuesday. Game 1 will start at 2:45 p.m. with the Agra Bearcats playing the Drum- right Tornadoes. In Game 2, the Cushing Tigers will play the Kingfisher Jackets #1 at 4:30 p.m. Game 3 will start at around 6:15 p.m. with the Cleveland Cardinals playing the Okarche Warriors #1. In the final game, Game 4, the Perkins Mustangs will play the Cashion Wildcats playing in Game 7 at 6:15 p.m. In Game 8, the winners of Games 1 and 2 will play at 8 p.m. Only three games are scheduled for Thursday, July 7. The afternoon will begin with two losers bracket games at 4:30 an 6:15 p.m. The winner' bracket semifinals will follow at 8 p.m. Two m o. elimination games wi|l be played Friday, July'8; beginning at 6:15 p.m. tournament will wrap up Saturday, July 9, with the championship game ate4: 30 p.m. An "if necessary" game will be played at 6: 15 p.m. There is still time for local businesses to sign on as a corporate sponsor for See OK KIDS Page B2 Pioneer Soccer Academy set next week Viewing the Stillwater Pioneer landscape, while preparing for the start of the 20th annual Brad Holt Memorial American Legion Baseball Tourna- ment tonight. XXX SHS varsity coaches have been busy with instructional camps this summer and the camps continue into July. The fifth annual Pioneer Soccer Academy will be held July 5-8 at the Still- water JuniOr High field. The camp, which will be held from 9 a.m. until noon daily, is for boys and girls in first grade through eighth grade for the upcom- ing school year. Academy director is .... . ;...+>-. %,# %.# %... ..... i. :..::: ByRon Holt Seth Condley, the head boys coach at Stillwater High, while the assistafit academy director is Gavin Hentges. Condley has guided the Pioneer soccer program for eight years. The Pioneers had their first winning season in 15 years during Condley's first season at the helm. He has coached 10 All- State players and has had 10 players play on the col- legiate level. After a successful high school soccer career, Cond- ley was a kicker on the col- legiate level for Oklahoma State's football Cowboys. Hentges, a graduate of Stillwater High, was an assistant coach at SHS for five years. In addition to coaching at SHS, Hentges has coached several club teams. Youngsters attending the camp will receive instruc- tion in fundamentals of the game. The instruction will be close and personal. XXX First-year head football coach Tucker Barnard and his staff have been busy with individual football camps at SHS. The first of this week, a two-day camp was held for youngsters in grades first through third, with boys going into grades fourth through seventh were tutored in a another camp, which ends today. Campers were intro- duced to fundamentals and techniques of the game. XXX The Pioneer Summer Pride program is entering its second month in July. The program, which is for youngsters in sixth grade through 12th grade, is conducted to help improve the student-athletes speed, strength and endurance while under the supervision of the coaching staff. Workouts are scheduled from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday for ninth through senior grades and from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Tues- day and Thursday for sixth through eighth grades. XXX The annual Pioneer Playday Golf Tournament, played this past Friday at the Stillwater Country Club, was another success- ful event. The tourney is an annual fund-raiser for the SHS ath- letic department and helps pay for items in all sports at SHS that might not other- wise have the funding. Perkins Branch O: Lobby Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to Noon Drive-thru Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 7:30 a.m. to Noon 830 N. Main Street • to (405) 547-1199 • .. .... , - W' "] ' ..... ;'  I"'lll"r ",11)' r111ill !]I1TIItIt!I]II.I ITIIIH!ilIIIINMUll - , =- ..... " --m -- :