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+ Area schools announce tryouts
As of press time, Plant City and Strawberry Crest high schools have released tryout information for Fall sports.
The following PCHS tryouts are scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4: Volleyball (9 to 11:30 a.m., gymnasium); golf (boys and girls, 10 a.m., Walden Lake); football (6 p.m., fieldhouse); and swimming (boys and girls, 3:30 p.m., Walden lake pool).
Athletic packets are available in the main office.
The following SCHS tryouts are scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 5: Competitive cheerleading; cross country; football;swimming and diving; and volleyball. Golf tryouts will be held Aug. 13.
For more information, contact SCHS Athletic Director Jasmine Tramel at (813) 707-7522.
Because schools cannot give physicals before the fall semester begins, athletes are advised to visit a walk-in clinic.
+ FC Plant City to host skills camp
The final camp in FC Plant City’s summer schedule is set for Aug. 11 to 14, and registration for this special skills camp is open.
According to Technical Director Greg Petersen, who runs the organization’s camps, this Technique-Skills Camp will use a new program that “will revolutionize player development in this country.”
The cost per camper is $125, and boys and girls ages 4 to 18 are eligible. Each day will start at 8:30 a.m. and wrap up at noon. For more, fcplantcity.com.
+ Registration open for fall ball
Little Leaguers looking to play some fall ball are now welcome to register with Plant City Little League.
Online registration will be open until Aug. 15, and in-person registration may be done from 8 to 11 a.m., Aug. 16, at the PCLL board room. The cost per player for four-year-old tee-ball (co-ed) is $55, plus a $30 city fee. All other divisions pay $85 per player, plus the $30 city fee.
There also are discounts available for online registration, eteamz.com/PlantCityLL.