football hand 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/19/13) – Apollo High School is planning a flag football camp for special needs players ages 14-22. The camp is free for boys and young men with physical, developmental or intellectual challenges.

The camp will conclude with an exhibition game that is open to the public. The Apollo/ Independence Bank Eagles Bowl 2013 begins at 6:30 p.m. May 31. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted with proceeds benefiting Puzzle Pieces activity day center for individuals with intellectual disabilities; the Green River Area Down Syndrome Association; Special Olympics; and the local chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children.

The event is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. May 29 through May 31 at the high school, located at 2280 Tamarack Road. All participants will receive a camp T-shirt.

The flag football camp – the first of its kind in the area – is sponsored by the Apollo High School Football Program. AHS head football coach Dan Crume, who is overseeing the program, said the camp is designed to provide a positive experience for the participants while introducing the fundamentals of the game of football and creating an opportunity to play.

Parents/guardians who want more information or wish to register their son for the camp may contact any of the following individuals:

Coach Dan Crume - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - 270-852-7100
Amy Payne - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - 270-302-6496
Carla Wilson - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - 270-316-0615
Misty Tidwell - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - 270-852-7100

Registration is also available by visiting http://www.ihigh.com/apolloeagles/ or interested individuals may pick up information at Puzzle Pieces, Independence Bank or Apollo High School.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Lora Wimsatt
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Bend Gate Elementary to Host a Hoedown Fundraiser

HENDERSON, Ky. (4/24/15) — As part of their service learning project, Bend Gate’s second graders are organizing a… Read More

2015 Love What's Local! Business Expo May 7

HENDERSON, Ky. (4/25/15) — The 2015 Love What's Local! Business Expo will be 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7 at Ellis Park.… Read More
1 DOW 18,080.14
+21.45 (0.12%)    
2 S&P 2,117.69
+4.76 (0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,092.08
+36.02 (0.71%)    

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11904

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7483

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5778

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4869

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4078

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11904

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8800

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 24, 2015 4078

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1089

Career Fair Provides Students Information about…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 1074

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1037

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1027

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
April 24, 2015 984

Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 941

Baptist Health Holds ‘Walk in the Park’ as Part…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 935

Regional Eighth Grade Math Contest Held

by Joyce Riggs
April 24, 2015 919

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 901

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News