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A four-day wrestling camp would be tough enough, but set it outdoors and make the participants camp out can make things extra difficult. If that’s not enough, add a whitewater rafting trip and a two-day van ride from Arizona to Colorado.
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(BPT) - Whether it’s a cookout for friends or a quiet conversation with family, the backyard deck is the hot spot for summer living. So what’s trending now when it comes to making that space as stylish and functional as it can be?
With school letting out in southern Arizona this week, the D-backs are offering a fun and educational summer activity. The Arizona Diamondbacks will return to Tucson this summer (June 23 – 27) to teach aspiring big leaguers, ages 6 – 12, how to “Play the D-backs Way.” The D-backs Baseball Academy Summer Camp will be held from 8:00 – 11:00AM at Mehl Park, located on River Road between Alvernon and Swan. The five day camp features low player-to-coach ratios to maximize learning. They are designed to match every age and skill level. The D-backs Baseball Academy is a great way to spend the summer break while improving as a baseball player.
(BPT) - Long, cold months stuck inside can give any family cabin fever. Fortunately, winter is over and warmer weather has returned. That means it’s time to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors with your family.
Everybody wants to be in shape for bathing suit season, but all those fun seasonal activities -- from barbecues to vacations to baseball games -- can derail a diet.
(BPT) - Summer days lead to cherished family memories – whether they're spent splashing in surf and sand or picnicking in the park. Parents have a knack for creating magical summer moments for their kids. During these times they can also set an example for sun-protection smarts, and in doing so, they can become a sun-savvy role model for the whole family.
(StatePoint) Everybody wants to be in shape for bathing suit season, but all those fun seasonal activities -- from barbecues to vacations to baseball games -- can derail a diet.
For many sports fans “tailgate” is their favorite word of the season -- a time to party-hearty in the great outdoors, or at least in a huge stadium parking lot.
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For the first time this summer, Championship Sports, is going to be offering a variety of fun outdoor sports for boys and girls age 3-10.
Billy Crystal proved earlier this year that he’s still more than capable of hosting an Oscar telecast. The question that remains is whether or not the 64-year-old comedic legend still has what it takes to carry a feature-length film.
Pima Community College baseball coach Jason Hisey will host Camp Hisey, a two-day baseball camp at the West Campus on December 22nd and 23rd.
There is a lot of research that tells us that obesity is a growing health problem among children. Don Tringali, a retired lawyer and business executive, is doing something to combat childhood obesity by giving thousands of kids in Tucson opportunities to get involved in sports.
Starting Friday night, the 2012 high school football season will officially begin with some big matches for local teams. Ironwood Ridge will look to build on last season, Canyon Del Oro will look to carry a late-season run forward, and Marana, Mountain View and Pusch Ridge will look for a more positive outcome.
Youth summer programs are offered by some Tucson schools, businesses and institutions. Check websites for more information, or call for programs and schedules offered.
Baseball camp open to grades 1-12
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Baseball enthusiasts agree there are few things better than sitting around with fellow fans, tossing out stats and arguing over who was the best player of their era. Well, maybe one thing tops everyone's list of major league events, and that's playing ball with the pros themselves.
Jonathan Willey/Special to The Explorer, Most baseball fans dream of pitching to a major leaguer. Ken Fey got to live out that dream on day five of fantasy camp, when he faced legendary second-baseman Ernest Lee “Junior” Spivey.