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By The Staff

Berry scheduled to compete at Junior Championships

Littleton’s AJ Berry will compete in the The Optimist International Junior Golf Championships July 27-29 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Berry, who is is the boys’ 14-15 age group, is one of 600 golfers who qualified for the week-long tournament at the PGA National Resort & Spa. He qualified by tying for second in the Colorado-Wyoming District tournament on June 20 at Flatirons Golf Course in Boulder. He carded a 2-over 72.
Junior golfers ranging in age from 10-18 will compete in seven divisions.
This the 18th consecutive year the national tournament has been played in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Professional golfers who’ve participated in Optimist-sponsored championships in the past include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, Davis Love III, Nancy Lopez, Brittany Lincicome and Michelle McGann.

Columbine hosting youth volleyball camps

Columbine High School’s varsity volleyball team and coaches are conducting a girls youth volleyball camp Aug. 5-6 for beginning to intermediate players and Aug. 7-8 for advanced players.
Both sessions are from 8 a.m. until noon in the school gym. The camp is open to all girls entering 5th-8th grade.
Pre-registration cost is $45 and includes a T-shirt. On-site registration is $50.
Players should bring court/tennis shoes, knee pads and a water bottle with their name on it.
To pre-register, e-mail Debra Powell at dpowell340@hotmail.com.
Registrations will be accepted at the door, but participants are asked to arrive by 7:30 a.m. to register.

Pre-tryout camp set for Dakota Ridge High School
Dakota Ridge High School will host the 2013 Gold Crown pre-tryout camp for students in grades 5-8 on Aug. 10, 17 and 31.
Cost is $20 per day or $50 for all three dates.
For more information and to register, visit www.dakotaridgesports.org. You can also e-mail Dakota Ridge head coach Nicki Kneuer at drhsvolleyball@gmail.com.

Lady Chargers hosting preseason camps at Chatfield
Chatfield Senior High’s volleyball team will be holding a camp for incoming 5th-8th graders from July 31-Aug. 2 in the school gym. The annual camp for incoming 9th-12th graders will be held Aug. 5-8 in the school’s gymnasium.
Cost is $50, which includes a T-shirt.
Forms and more information for both camps will be available soon on the team’s website www.chatfieldvolleyball.com.

Tryouts scheduled for the 2013 Lady Chargers
Tryouts for the 2013 Chatfield Lady Chargers volleyball program will be held Aug. 12-14 in the school’s main gymnasium.
Chatfield fields four teams — varsity, junior varsity, Level 3 and Level 4. A pre-tryout parent meeting will be held Aug. 6 in the Chatfield Senior High auditorium.
For more information, contact head coach Stephanie Schick at sschick@jeffco.k12.co.us.