Henryetta and area youngsters have plenty to keep busy this week and for several weeks during the summer.
The Josh Heupel athletic and life skills camp started today at the HHS gym. It is open to boys and girls from third through eighth grades and will go through Wednesday from 8 to 3 p.m. A lunch will be provided. Bus transportation is provided.
The annual Henryetta tennis camp started monday with classes offered for beginners, intermediate and advanced players. Classes start at 9 a.m. at the tennis courts on West Main.
Young golfers can learn the game this week with the free camp at the Henryetta golf course. Classes start at 10 a.m.


1st place

Two strokes separated first and second place teams at the annual Henryetta Golf Club Spring Fling.
First place went to the team of Montie Broome, Rick Schleider, Chris Crosby, Terry Curd, Greg Johnson and Lance Nelson. They posted a 379 for the four rounds of play Saturday and Sunday.
In second place with a 381 score were Kyle Powell, Dustin Myrick, Dutch Vandenborn, Kenny McDonald, Dale Pendley and David Warden.
Third place was won by the team of Alan Johnson, Jon Ghani, Brian Lloyd, Jake Stapp,Brad Williams and Justin Ghani with a 385.
The fourth place team with a 388 was Mike Wilson, Tyler Lesley, Daren Lesley, B.J. Coy, Bruce Caffero and Heath Raetz.
The annual tournament raises funds to help defray expenses at the golf course.


basketball campers

Nearly three dozen young athletes learned how to either play the game or improve their basketball skills this past week. The youngsters received training from HHS coaches as well as some of the Knights who provided some great basketball action during recent seasons.

The annual Henryetta summer tennis program starts Monday morning at the Main Street courts. It will run through July 12.
tennis1Coach Dustin Mosco said the free lessons are available for children from four years old through 18. “We will have three different classes, one for beginners, another for intermediate players and an advanced class,” he said.
The beginners classes will be taught Monday through Thursday from 9 to 9:30 a.m. That will be followed by the intermediate lessons from 9:30 to 10:30.
Tennis players who have developed their skills and want to fine tune them will be in the advanced class starting at 10:30. The advanced classes will be taught Monday through Friday.
There is no charge for the lessons but everyone participating is asked to bring a tube of tennis balls.
softball camp
There were 20 young softball players who learned from the best this week at the Henryetta Lady Knights camp. The youngsters had instruction in throwing, fielding, base running and hitting from the best with members of the Lady Knights championship softball team acting as coaches. Even though weather kept some of the practice off the diamond, the future stars were able to pick up a lot of useful tips to take back to their respective teams.