Bloomington Sun Current Sports Shorts for May 4

Jason Olson
Sports Editor

Jags girls soccer camp
The 2017 Jags Summer Camp is set for June 12-15 from 9-11:30 a.m. for girls entering fourth through eighth grade at Jefferson High School grass fields. Jefferson girls soccer head coach Steve Vuolo runs the camp with the assistance of players from the high school program. Campers learn skills, improve their technique and have a blast at the same time. Cost is $65 and includes a camp t-shirt. Info:

Jags girls soccer alumni game set
The Jefferson girls soccer program will host its inaugural alumni game from 6-8 p.m., Monday, August 21 at the Jefferson turf field.

Free sports-qualifying physicals
Registration opens June 5 for a spot at one of eight Twin Cities Orthopedics locations. Physicals are available July 24-27 (Jule 24 in Waconia and Otsego; July 25 in Edina and Coon Rapids; July 26 in Maple Grove and Lake Elmo; July 27 in Burnsville, Eden Prairie. Info:

Women’s tennis league
Bloomington Parks and Rec is accepting registration for the 2017 Bloomington Women’s Tennis League through May 15. The doubles ($42) and singles ($20) league plays June-August. Doubles play matches Wednesday and Thursday evenings on reserved courts at Valley View, singles can play anytime. A spring mixer is scheduled for May 20 from 9-noon at Valley View Park and no registration is needed. Register at or call Barb Shields (952)563-8877.

Olson Middle School Volleyball camp
Olson Middle School Volleyball Club director Todd Anderson is organizing volleyball camps Monday-Thursday from 8:30-10:30 a.m. the weeks of June 12, 19, 26 and July 3, 10 and 17 at Ridgeview Elementary School. Cost is $80 per week or $320 for all six weeks. Info: search: volleyball.

Kennedy youth football camp set
Bloomington Kennedy football will host its annual youth football camp (grades 3-8) at the high school turf field from 2-4 p.m. July 24-25. Cost is $20. The Kennedy coaching staff along with current and former players will run the non-contact camp where fundamentals and technique is the focus on all three phases of the game. Camps will get instruction related to the position they would like to work on as well as kicking, returning and long snapping. Campers will also work on fundamentals that will help keep them safe. Equipment to bring: athletic shoes or cleats, shorts and a t-shirt and a water bottle. Register online at the Kennedy football website (Google: Bloomington Kennedy football) or email coach Jon Anderson with questions at [email protected]

Fastpitch clinic set
Bloomington Fastpitch Association will host a clinic at Dred Scott and Kelly Fields, 10 a.m. to noon, June 12-14. Cost is $65 with varsity coaches Jim Hanson and Jim Leicht leading players grouped by 8-and-10-year-olds and 12U-and-up. Info:

High School Volleyball camp July 10-12
Members of the St. Cloud State volleyball program will run a high school camp (grades 9-12) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (one hour break for lunch), July 10-12 at the Jefferson Activities Center. Registration is $125 and is due before June 15. Info:

Youth volleyball camp
Jefferson coach Crystal Dohlman is organizing a youth camp July 17-19 at the Jefferson Activities Center. Grades 2-5 will meet from 8-10 a.m. ($80 fee). Grades 6-8 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ($90 fee). Registration is open until June 15. Info:

BAA baseball/softball sign-ups set
There is still time to register to be part of the Bloomington Athletic Association this spring.
Late baseball and softball registration remains open at

BAA track sign-up
Bloomington boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade can participate in two BAA Citywide track and field meets. No fee or preregistration required. Jefferson hosts its meet from noon-2 p.m. on Saturday, May 13. Questions or volunteer contact Betsy Longley or Jesse Longley at [email protected] or Paul Roach at [email protected]

Youth football camps
Jefferson’s Father/Son football camp is set for Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Jefferson practice fields. The camp is open to kids in grades 3-7 and fathers of all ages. The camp is free and there is no registration.

Jefferson youth football camps
Jefferson head coach Tim Carlson along with current and former Jaguar football players will staff two camps this summer open to boys in grades 3-8.
A quarterback camp is June 13 from 1-3:30 p.m. and a summer camp July 25-27 from 1-3:30 p.m.
Registration for both camps is $75 or $25 for the QB camp and $60 for the summer camp.
Preregistration at or email Coach Carlson at [email protected] for more information.

Legion baseball tryouts set
Tryouts for Junior and Senior American Legion, Gold and Blue will be at Red Haddox Field. Gold will host tryouts from 9 a.m. to noon, May 6 (if rain, tryouts will be at the same time May 7). Blue will host tryouts May 7 from 12:30-4 p.m.
If a second rainout date is needed, both Gold and Blue will tryout on May 14.
To pre-register for Bloomington Gold tryouts, contact Stephanie VanDerBeek at 952-888-6026 or [email protected] To pre-register for Bloomington Blue tryouts contact coach John Bannigan at 612-600-7588 or email [email protected]
For more information contact Ron Nenovich at 952-297-6705 or [email protected]

Editor’s Note: Please send all Bloomington sports releases to sports editor Jason Olson at [email protected]