Sports Beat for April 21, 2013

12:24 AM, Apr. 21, 2013  |  Comments
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The Wisconsin All-Stars 13-and-under tryout camp will be held Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 at Red Arrow Park in Oshkosh. Check in time is from 9 to 10 a.m. The team being picked will be a select group of 13-year-olds from throughout the state who will compete in Cooperstown, New York the week of August 8-13. For more information, call Michelle or Brian at 920-233-4305 or e-mail


Former Wisconsin and NFL star Al Johnson is running a youth and high school offensive and defensive lineman camp May 11-12 at Ashwaubenon High School. The cost for the youth camp is $199 and the high school camp is $225. Discounts are available. Youth camps (grades 5-8) are non-padded and focus on both offensive and defensive line fundamentals. The high school camps (grades 9-12) are padded and players must choose one position. For more information, contact camp coordinator Ryan Napralla at or 608-572-1436 or go to


The Bridgewood Golf Course Monday Afternoon Ladies Sundowners League has openings for players. The sign-up is Monday, April 29, from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. at the Bridgewood pro shop. The 16-week league starts May 6. For more information, contact Marian Kaufman at 920-660-9414 or

The Winagamie Junior Golf Academy is accepting online registration. The academy offers classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced players, three leagues, parent/child and grandparent/grandchild events and tournaments. The program uses two golf courses at Winagamie, the Highlands and the Twigs. Register online at and link to the junior golf program. For more information, call 920-757-5453.


The Combined Locks Horseshoe Club will hold its annual meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Combined Locks Civic Center, 405 Wallace St. All members are asked to attend the meeting. Interested new horseshoe pitchers and subs for the Monday and Thursday evening leagues can contact Brad at 920-788-9945, the Wednesday evening league can contact Ken at 902-788-1314 and the Tuesday afternoon senior league can contact Bill at 920-733-3591. All leagues use a handicap system.


Paper Discovery Duathlon will be held Sunday, May 5. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will start and end at Riverside Park in Neenah. To register, visit, or call 800-429-8044.


The Kohl's US Youth Soccer American Cup will be held at Scheels USA Youth Sports Complex on April 27. The tournament for U-9 through U-11 boys and girls will bring together 50 teams on seven fields. For more information, visit


The Fox Cities Triathlon Club will be offering a swim clinic for those considering doing a triathlon for the first time. The clinic is designed for novice and more advanced swimmers. Experienced swim instructors, coaches and "Tri Foxes" will help with swim technique at all levels. There will also be information on lessons, advanced clinics and other opportunities available. The clinic is April 28 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Neenah YMCA "Meter Pool." The cost is $15 per person. For more information and to register, email

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