Arlington sports digest

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Middle school track

Gunn Junior High’s seventh-grade boys track and field team claimed the city championship this spring.

The Gators took the top spot in the competition held at Cravens Field.

Team members were Zach Pippens, Noah Shack, Markel Burnett, Trey Plog, Tristan Ablola, Josh Hilton, Trey Felts, Nigel Jordan, Darrien Ruffin, Gerald Morris, Theron Bellard, Felix Gutierrez, D’Montae Davis, Chris Hudson, Jamiquai Smith-Hall, Tyrese Orji, Josh Bowen and Antonio Reed.

The Gators are coached by David Barrientes.

Optimist youth football

Optimist Club of Arlington will register for fall youth football leagues in July and August.

Sign-ups will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays beginning July 6 and running through Aug. 10 at the Optimist Hut in Senter Park, 310 E. Third St.


Goalkeeping camp

Next Level Goalkeeping will partner with JATO Athletics and One Soccer Schools to provide a five-day camp at UT Arlington in July.

The camp will focus on developing technical proficiency in shot-stopping, service into the box, breakaways, distribution, speed, power, agility and more.

Mornings and afternoons will be filled with drills and training sessions, while evenings will feature matches to simulate game situations, along with lectures and videos.

The session runs July 14-18.


YMCA youth sports

Registration for youth volleyball camp hosted by the Arlington YMCA ends Saturday.

Late registration is available Sunday for a $5 fee.

A camp for basketball is also registering through June 22.

Online registration is available.

Sign-ups can also be done in person at any Family Center or through the mail.


City adult leagues

Registration for the city’s adult basketball, volleyball and kickball leagues ends June 30.

Team fees: $220 for volleyball, $375 for basketball and $225 for kickball.


— Stephen English

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