Local Sports

AUGUST 24 — Deadline to register for the fall T-ball (ages 3-5) and 6U coach’s pitch league in Van Buren. T-Ball is for both boys and girls and the 6U coach pitch softball league is for girls. All games will be held at the Field of Dreams on Saturdays (Sept. 7-Oct. 19). Cost is $35. Register on or call, 479-208-1201.

AUGUST 24 — Deadline to register for the fall fastpitch softball league at the Field of Dreams. Leagues include 8U Machine Pitch, 10U Machine Pitch, 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U. There will be a doubleheader one night week (Sept. 3-Oct. 18). Team cost, $350. Register on or call, 479-208-1201.

Local Tournaments

JULY 13 — The 2nd Annual Mountainburg Athletic Department golf tournament at Winn Mountain Golf Course in Mountainburg, 8 a.m. shotgun start. Format is a 2-man scramble, cost $50 per player. For more information visit and click on the link for golf tournament information and registration. Contact Randy Hoelscher for additional information, to make a donation or be a hole sponsor, (479) 462-6167.

UAFS Camps

Camp applications for the following are available at the athletics administrative office (Stubblefield Center) or online at

MEN’S BASKETBALL — Individual skills camp for those entering grades 1-9. Session II: July 15-17, 9 a.m.-noon. Cost is $80 per camper, includes camp T-shirt.

MEN’S BASKETBALL — Shooting camp for those entering grades 3-12, Aug. 1-2, 9 a.m.-noon each day. Cost is $60, includes T-shirt.

Email your sports calendar items to (Put "Sports Calendar" in the subject line); call, Monday-Friday (8 a.m.-3 p.m.), 479-474-5215; fax 479-471-5607; snail mail, Alma Journal Sports, P.O. Box 369, Van Buren, AR, 72957.