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Signup continues for MHS basketball camp

Registration for the Neil Bailey Middlesex Basketball Camp is continuing. The camp will be held July 21-24 at Middlesex High School.

“The goal of our camp is to provide instruction to boys and girls in the fundamentals of basketball in a fun environment,” said Bailey, the head boys basketball coach at MHS. “Campers will have the opportunity to play 5 on 5, 3 on 3, and skills competition, as well as stations and drill work.”

The camp is open to both boys and girls. The camp sessions are from 8:30 a.m. to noon for rising 4th through 7th graders; and 1 to 4:30 p.m. for rising 8th through 10th graders.
The camp fee is $75. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt.

Checks should be made payable to: Neil Bailey Middlesex Basketball Camp. Please enclose a deposit of $20 to ensure a child’s place, as spots are limited. The balance is due at check-in. Mail registration and deposit to: Neil Bailey Middlesex County Basketball Camp, 454 General Puller Highway, Saluda, VA 23149.

Camp brochures with registration forms are available from the physical education teachers at the three county public schools, at the Middlesex YMCA, and at the Southside Sentinel office in Urbanna.

For more information, call Coach Bailey at (804) 627-2548 (cell) or 776-7627 (home).

In three years at Middlesex High School, Coach Bailey has led his team to one Tidewater District regular season title and two tournament championships. He has a 152-52 overall record in eight years as head coach at Middlesex High School and previously at Oak Hill Academy. Bailey has worked with numerous professional and collegiate players helping to develop talent and nurturing a love and appreciation for the game. He was a national finalist in 2008 for the Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach of the Year Award, which recognizes coaches who promote positive values through sports.

posted 07.02.2008

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