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Sports briefs for June 26, 2014

Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 3:32 pm

Open gym
The City of Kissimmee, in partnership with the 360 ESAH Foundation, is offering Open Gym basketball at Denn John Middle School for teens ages 13-18.
The dates are Friday and July 11, 18 and 25. The gym is open from 6 to 10 p.m.. Denn John Middle School located at 2001 Denn John Lane. The cost is $1 per person each visit.
Open Gym Basketball gives teens in Kissimmee an opportunity to practice their skills while they gather with friends for a fun and safe Friday evening.  All dates may be subject to change due to scheduling conflicts.
For more information or to volunteer, please contact Jamie Paul at 407-518-2599 orjpaul@kissimmee.org.
OHS full contact football camp
The Osceola High Full Contact Football Camp for children ages 9-14 is July 24-26 at the high school.
The camp runs from 6 to 8 p.m. July 24-25, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 26 (snack and lunch provided).
The fee is $60 for Kissimmee Youth Football League players and $85 for others before June 15. the fee is $85 for members and $100 non members from June 16 to July 13.
Registration is from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the KYFL practice field at 320 N. Beaumont Ave. in Kissimmee.
OHS summer  volleyball Camp
Osceola High Coach Carrie Palmi and her staff of current and past players (including those with collegiate playing experience) will hold the annual Osceola Summer Volleyball Camp June 30 through July 2 at the OHS gym.
The camp, for boys and girls ages 6 and up, runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fee before Monday is $90, $110 after.
Each camper receives a free T-shirt and will learn fundamentals of the game including hitting, defense, blocking, serving, setting, passing and game situations.  Camp ends with a fun and competitive tournament.
Space is limited.  E-mail Osceolavolleyball@ aol.com for a registration flyer or call 321-663-3645.
  Osceola Senior  Softball
Osceola Senior Softball welcomes players ages 55-over. All skill levels are welcome. The games are played at the Fortune Road softball complex.
For more information, call 407-957-6188, email osc55sb@gmail.com or visit www.55plussoftball.com.
 Tough Mudder
The Tough Mudder adventure challenge comes to Osceola County for the first time Nov. 8-9 at Trophykart Ranch on Poinciana Boulevard.
Participants have until Nov. 7 to register, but early bird discounts are in effect through Oct. 9.
Tough Mudder endurance challenge tests participants’ toughness, fitness, strength, stamina, mental grit and teamwork over a 10- to 12- mile course. Tough Mudder will host more than 60 events in countries worldwide this year.
For more information about Tough Mudder visit ToughMudder.com.
Magic draft party
The Orlando Magic will host a 2014 NBA Draft Watch Party at the Amway Center today from 6 to 9 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public.
The 2014 NBA Draft Watch Party will feature opportunities to meet Magic talent, STUFF the Magic Mascot, Magic Dancers, along with Magic Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw.  Fans can download free tickets to the Draft Watch Party at www.orlandomagic.com/draftparty.

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