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Sports briefs for Sept. 18, 2011
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Golf tourney for Brandon Hellgren

A golf tournament to raise funds for Brandon Hellgren, a 7-year-old who has been diagnosed with leukemia, will be Oct. 8 at Cherokee Rose Country Club.
The John E. Smiley Jr. “Jay Bird” Memorial Golf Tournament has established Team Brandon to help support Hellgren, the son of Bradwell Institute baseball coach Rhett Hellgren.
All proceeds will go to help cover costs associated with Brandon’s care. Entry costs are $50 per player or $200 per team. Hole sponsors also are sought.
The format is four-person scramble. Prizes will be awarded. For more information, call Angie Dixon at 977-0226, Tracey Howard at 977-1860 or Kelly Jackson at 294-1317 or go to

Fundamentals camp at St. James

The St. James Sports Center will host a free fundamentals camp Oct. 1. It is open to boys ages 12-14 and players in fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades.
Participants can check in from 9-9:45 a.m. Camp is from 10 a.m.-noon.
The top 24 campers will be selected to participate in an all-star game, which will be videotaped. All-star players will receive free jerseys. Campers must bring shorts and shoes.
For more information, call 980-4559 or 884-3016 or go to The St. James Sports Center is at 1140 Holmestown Road in Midway.

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