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

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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...

MJCC Participates in the 'All Love, NOH8' Campaign

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (6/30/15) — On June 24, 2015, the Students Against Violence Everywhere Club chose to participate… Read More

Outdoor Movie Night Rescheduled Due to Forecast of Rain

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — Due to the forecast of rain for Wednesday, July 1, the 4thFest committee has announced… Read More

Most Read This Week

June 25, 2015 4412

Accused Synthetic Drug Traffickers Remain in U.S.…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4322

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3362

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3289

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3255

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44826

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 19, 2015 11237

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin

Stories Trending Now

June 29, 2015 3255

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 3127

Earlington Man Faces Multiple Charges after…

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 1349

Hope2All Food Bank Opens in Drakesboro

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1342

Police Seeking Public Help in Locating Subject…

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 1288

KRS Accounting Fraud Created Pension Crisis

by Dr. William F. Smith
June 30, 2015 1162

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 953

Another ‘Welcomed’ Sign

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 01, 2015 906

Goodman Revival Fills 'Praise in the Park' with…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 890

Juried Art, Photography Exhibit Open at Glema…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 860

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News