Frankfort sports briefs

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GOLF
JHGA member-member is June 7-8

The Juniper Hill Golf Association member-member tournament will be played June 7-8.

The deadline to sign up is 5 p.m. Tuesday.

For more information, call the Juniper Hill pro shop at 875-8559.

Barnes Memorial Classic is Monday
The Thomas Carter Barnes IV Memorial Classic golf scramble will be Monday at Woodhaven Country Club in Louisville.

The scramble benefits G.O. Ministries.

Registration will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, and the scramble will have a shotgun start at noon, followed by awards and dinner at the clubhouse at 5 p.m.

The cost is $150 per person or $600 for a foursome and includes green fees, cart, beverages (non-alcoholic), golf shirt, a sleeve of golf balls, dinner at the clubhouse and special gifts and prizes.

Register online at www.gomin.org/news/golf.

RUNNING
Funnel Cake 5K is Friday

The second annual Capital Expo Festival Funnel Cake 5K will be at 6 p.m. Friday starting at the Capital Plaza Complex.

The entry fee is $25 with a T-shirt.

Packet pick-up will be Thursday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m.-noon at Cool Comfort Shoes, 1226 Hwy 127 S.

Late registration and packet pick-up will be from 1-5:30 p.m. Friday in front of the main stage (YMCA side) in the information tent.

Online registration is available at the website capitalexpofestival.com.

The race is being run in memory of Billy Noblitt, and donations from the race will go to WeWannaPlay.

Color Out Cancer 3K is June 20
The Franklin County Relay for Life is presenting the Color Out Cancer 3K June 20 at Lakeview Park.

The entry fee is $25. Registration includes entry to the 3K, a T-shirt and one color bomb if registered by Friday.

Participants registering after Friday will not receive a color bomb or a T-shirt. T-shirts and color bombs will be available for pick up at the race.

The race will begin at 7 p.m., and proceeds will go to the Franklin County Relay for Life.

For more information, contact Jeff Roberts at jrwriter68@gmail.com.

WESTERN HILLS
Basketball camp is this week

The Wolverine Basketball Camp will be Wednesday through Friday at WHHS’ Lapsley Cardwell Gymnasium.

The camp is open to boys and girls in the fourth through eighth grades and will focus on the basic fundamentals of basketball — shooting, passing, rebounding, defense and ball handling.

Campers will have the opportunity to participate in different competitions such as hot-shot, free throw and three-on-three.

The camp will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. each day and will be instructed by the WHHS coaching staff, and current and former players.

The cost is $40, and those attending may preregister or register the day of the camp.

For more information contact Geoff Cody at 502-875-8400 or Stephen.cody@franklin.kyschools.us.

FRANKFORT HIGH
FHS basketball camp is June 10-13

The Frankfort High Basketball Camp will be June 10-13 at F.D. Wilkinson Sports Arena.

The camp is for boys in grades 1-8 as of Fall 2014, and it will meet from 8 a.m.-noon each day.

Participants will receive a T-shirt, individual instruction, contests and awards, and lunch will be served daily from 11:30 a.m.-noon.

The cost is $60 for one child or $100 for two children from the same family.

Registration forms may be picked up at Second Street School or Frankfort High, and walk-ups will be accepted.

The camp will offer specific instruction on improving footwork, shooting technique, ball handling, passing, rebounding, and offensive and defensive individual and team concepts.

Instruction will be provided by the Frankfort High boys basketball coaching staff and volunteers.

For more information contact Nick Barton at 502-875-8655 email at Nick.Barton@frankfort.kyschools.us.

CROQUET
Season continues on Thursdays

After a successful initial season, croquet has returned to East Frankfort Park on Thursdays.

Two new courts have been laid out in East Frankfort Park and are open to everyone. The courts are adjacent to the tennis courts and the sand volleyball court.

Jacki Farney is managing the Thursday evening sessions, which began May 8.

Farney said the newer versions of croquet play faster and have fewer rules. The updated game has only seven rules, making it quick to learn and more fun to play. 

Experienced players, newer players and people who just want to try out the game are welcome. All equipment will be provided and copies of the rules will be posted. Play begins at 6 p.m.

For more information, call Farney at 502-330-1907.

TENNIS
Doubles league starts Monday

The Frankfort Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites Department will offer a social doubles tennis league beginning Monday and Tuesday at the Franklin County High School courts.

The open format, co-ed league will be open to adults and varsity high school players who want to play. Each Monday or Tuesday at 6 p.m. all players will assemble at the FCHS courts.

Players will rate themselves as beginners, intermediate players or advanced players, depending on experience. Players of comparable experience and ability will be paired randomly and will play another similarly matched pair. At the end of the first set, players swap partners and play another set.

Beginners and advanced players will play Mondays this year and intermediate players will be on court Tuesdays.

The Park’s fee for entry is $25 and is payable the first night a player participates. For more details, contact Arnett at 502-382-8542.

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