Local Sports Schedule

Local Sports Schedule for Wednesday, July 30th
Amateur Baseball
Region 13C Tournament
Second Round (Best-of-Three Series)
Game One
#4 Fairmont Martins at #1 Jackson Bulls-7:30pm
#3 Luverne Redbirds at #2 Wilmont Cardinals-7:30pm
--The winner of each series will clinch a berth to the Minnesota Class C State Amateur Baseball Tournament. The losers of each series will face one another in a series to determine the 3rd and final spot from the region at the state tournament.

YMCA Fun Run
The 32nd Annual YMCA Fun Run will be held tonight at Olson Park in Worthington. There will be 3 races held tonight: a half-mile, the mile run and the 5K. Registration begins at 5:30pm tonight with the half-mile being the first race, starting at 6:00pm. The cost is $13 dollars for YMCA members and $15 dollars for non-members and all participants will receive a Fun Run T-Shirt. For more info contact CJ Nelson at 507-376-6197

Worthington High School Eligibility Meeting
On Thursday, July 31, 2014 there will be a meeting for all athletes and parents participating in sports at Worthington High School for the 2014-2015 school year. The general meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. The agenda will include Minnesota State High School League rules, WHS academic eligibility rules, and attendance requirements for practice and game participation. Following the general meeting, each fall sport participant will meet their respective coaches to discuss team information, pay participation fees and sign the participation forms. All forms and fees must be turned in before the athlete will be allowed to practice.

Sanford Worthington is a proud supporter of Trojan athletics. As an added bonus this year at the eligibility meeting, Sanford Worthington physicians, rehab therapists, athletic trainer, nurses and support staff will be at the high school offering sports physicals to students who need them. From 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., your student can get a full sports physical at a low cost of $25. This will save you a trip to the clinic to have this done.

All 9th and 11th grade students must complete an ImPact Test (concussion) during the designated time for their sport.

Fulda Eligibility Meeting
Fulda is holding their Fall Sports Eligibility meeting on August 4th at the Fulda High School. Paperwork and payment of fees will begin at 6:15pm with the meeting to begin at 7:00pm

The Worthington Girls Basketball Association will be holding a basketball camp for girls coming into grades 1st through 8th on August 5th, 6th & 7th at Prairie Elementary in Worthington. The Worthington Girls Basketball Association invites girls of all skill levels in Worthington and the surrounding communities to attend this year's camp.

The Worthington Girls Basketball Coaching Staff works hard to provide each camper with a quality basketball experience. The Camp will focus on teaching basketball fundamentals and team building activities. The camp will be instructed by local coaches and will feature NCAA Division 1 Athletes.

There will be 2 session each day, with girls in Grades 1st through 4th to be in the first session from 8:00am until 11:00am and girls in Grades 5th though 8th to be in the second session from Noon until 3:00pm.

The cost of the camp is 50 dollars. For more information on the camp and for registration information contact Shelia Grimmius at 507-329-3563 or send an email at Shelia.Grimmius@isd518.net. You can also find more information and a camp brochure to register on Facebook by searching for the Worthington Girls Basketball Association

The annual Minnesota West Bluejay Golf Scramble is coming up once again. The Bluejay Scramble will be held on Saturday, August 9th at the Worthington Country Club, starting with a shotgun start at 10:00am. Its 5-person teams with a donation of $50 dollars per golfer. That includes golfing, lunch, prizes and beverages.

To sign up for the Bluejay Scramble, contact Mike Fury at 507-372-3407. The Bluejay Scramble is a fundraiser for the Minnesota West Athletics Department and is sponsored by the Bluejay Booster Club and Wells Fargo Bank. If you would like to reserve a golf cart for the event, contact the Worthington Country Club at 507-376-5142
--A great opportunity for area wrestlers in coming up in Inwood, Iowa in August. West Lyon will be hosting a wrestling camp on August 6th and 7th at the West Lyon High School in Inwood.

The camp is being taught by Joe Williams. Williams is a 10-time National Freestyle Champion, a 6-time U.S. Senior National Freestyle Champion and an Olympic place winner during his wrestling career. Learn all the techniques you possibly can such as the sweep-double, high-crotch, outside single, and many more. This camp will emphasize skills such as chain wrestling, various scoring holds, and the nonstop offense that many competitors fear. Joe will break down each step in the wrestling techniques and explain the WHY’s and the HOW’s, so athletes will be better educated and hit the right moves when it counts.
*Space is limited
This camp is for all grades. Contact Courtnie Fleshman at (712) 470-6483