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Wednesday, May 23,  2001

School summer rec programs start next week

Registration for the Pecos-Barstow-Toyah summer athletic programs will get underway with tennis, golf and track sign-ups next week, with golf, tennis and weightlifting starting next week and track, basketball, swimming and volleyball in June.

The program is open to all P-B-T students and fees are $5 for one child, $8 for two and $10 for three or more in a family.

The first session of the USA 1-2-3 summer tennis program is scheduled to begin, with registration set for next Tuesday. There will be two sessions, with the first running from May 29 through June 8 and the second from June 11-22.

Pecos High School tennis coach Bernadette Ornelas is course instructor, with each day's activities divided up by grades. Kindergarten and first graders will go from 8 to 8:30 a.m., second and third graders from 8:30 to 9 a.m., fourth through sixth grades from 9 to 9:45 a.m., junior high students from 10-10:45 a.m. and high school players from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.

Students need to bring a racquet, water jug, hand towel, sunscreen and a cap or sun visor.

Also on Tuesday registration for the P-B-T summer golf program will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Crockett Middle School Gym. Classes begin on Wednesday, May 30 with Tina Hendrick as instructor.

They will run Monday through Thursday until the end of June at the Crockett Field. Times are 8-8:45 a.m. for Grades 1-2; 9-9:45 a.m. for Grades 6-7; and 10-10:45 a.m. for Grades 3-5.

Students in grades 8-12 will go from 11 to 11:45 a.m. on Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 12 noon on Friday at the Reeves County Golf Course. Fees are the same as for tennis, and players have to provide golf clubs, three golf balls, tees, and a cap or hat. Water bottles are optional.

Registration for the summer track program is also set for Tuesday, May 29, from 8 a.m. to noon, but the first practice will be on Monday, June 4 and run Monday through Thursday from 8 to 10 a.m. for ages 6-10 and from 10 a.m. to 12 noon for ages 11 and up

Shelly Ackers will be the instructor, and the program also is scheduled in include summer track meets at Crane, Kermit and Iraan, along with the summer regional meet.

Summer volleyball is also scheduled to begin on June 4 and run on designated weekdays through July. Becky Granado will be the instructor for the course and students can sign up the first day they participate.

The annual summer clinic will be on June 18-22, with seventh and eighth graders going from 8 a.m. to 12 noon and ninth graders from 1 to 5 p.m.

Summer weightlifting will get underway at the PHS field house this coming Monday and will run through June 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and from June 18 through Aug. 3 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the exception of the Fourth of July weekend. Head football coach Gary Grubbs will be the supervisor.

Summer basketball camp will be from June 11-15 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon for Grades 4-6 and 1 to 3 p.m. for Grades 7-9. Open gym will be July 17, 19, 24, 29 and 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. with Tino Acosta as supervisor.

Summer swimming begins Tuesday, June 5 with family nights from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost is $1 per swimmer and 50 cents for children under the age of 3. All swimmers 14 years and under must by accompanied by a parent.

Carnival seeks to boost tennis for P-B-T kids

Elementary school students turned out at the Pecos High School tennis courts on Tuesday evening for the annual Tennis Carnival put on by Pecos Eagles' coach Bernadette Ornelas in cooperation with the U.S. Tennis Assocation.

The carnival consisted of both lessons in fundamentals and tennis related games, and ran for about 90 minutes.

"It's for elementary students and is sponsored by the USTA to promote tennis at all levels," Ornelas said. "What we're trying to do with the kids is to teach them some fundamental techniques and make things fun for the kids."

Ornelas said Tuesday's event was a warm-up for the 1-2-3 Summer Tennis program, which is also done in conjunction with the USTA and begins next Tuesday at the PHS tennis courts.

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