Local Sports

Local Sports Briefs

Elk’s monthly golf tournament
— The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club at 8 a.m. today. Cost is $30, which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872 @gmail.com or leave a message on 471-3295. Check in at the pro shop by 7:40 a.m.
Summer Tennis Camp
— The Highlands County Tennis Association will hold a summer tennis camp from June 9 to Aug. 2. Classes will be held Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. All levels of skill are welcomed to attend. Cost is $100 per week. For more information, contact Michael Reed at 414-1966.
HGMS Basketball Camp
— Hill-Gustat Middle School will host a basketball camp June 9-13. Cost is $65 per student. Camps for students finishing grades two through five will run from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Camps for students finishing grades six through nine will go from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Lunch will be provided along with a free T-shirt. All proceeds benefit the HGMS athletic department. Registration forms can be picked from the school. For information, contact Nick Brooks at brooksn@highlands.k12.fl.us.
Blue Streaks Golf Classic
— The 31st annual Sebring High School Blue Streak Golf Classic will be Saturday at Sun ‘n Lake Golf Club. The four-person scramble opens with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. Fee includes continental breakfast, drinks, lunch, one mulligan and a goodie bag. Bill Jarrett Ford is sponsoring the chance to win a car with a hole-in-one. To register, email golfbluestreak@yahoo.com or contact Brian Lang at 381-0570.
Sunrise Rotary Golf Tournament
— The Sebring Sunrise Rotary will hold its 25th annual charity golf tournament June 7 at Sun ‘n Lake Golf Club. The tournament will utilize the Turtle Run course and begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The four-person scramble costs $240 per team, which includes cart, range balls, lunch and on-course beverages. Sign up online at www.sebringsunrise rotary.com.
Highlands County Softball
— The Lake Placid Temple Church of God will have two softball teams competing in the Highlands County Softball League. The women’s team plays Monday evenings at 6:45 p.m. and will start May 12. The men’s team plays at 6:45 Thursday and starts May 15. Rosters are open to all players 16 years or older. For more information, contact the church at 465-4931. Pastor D and Belinda, along with the local congregation, extend a special invitation to attend their services on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., and on Wednesday at 7 p.m.