THURSDAY, JULY 9

POSTPONED - Boys Pitcher

& Catcher Camp

Waxahachie ISD has indefinitely postponed its Pitcher & Catcher Camp slated for July 9, at Optimist Baseball Field. For questions, contact Tracy Wood at 903-879-2195.

Home run derby

The first Ellis County home run derby hosted by KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM will be held from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at the Waxahachie Sports Complex, 151 Broadhead Road.

The event was rescheduled from July 2 due to rain.

The derby is open to all Ellis County baseball players from the class of 2020. The community event will honor all class of 2020 spring athletes and was originally to serve as a kickstart to the July 4 weekend. Email Travis Smith at tsmith@kbec.com for sponsorship information.

FRIDAY, JULY 10

Barrel racing

Lone Star Cowboy Church of Ellis County offers barrel racing practice in its covered arena at 6 p.m. every Friday through the third week in December. $10 per horse. For more information, visit https://lonestarcc.org/ministries/arena-ministry/. Current Coggins; service dogs only.

Midwest Pro Mod

Xtreme Raceway Park in Ferris hosts the Altered Showdown, Midwest Pro Mod Series, on Friday-Saturday, July 10-11.

SATURDAY, JULY 11

St. Jude’s Car Show

The Midlothian Classic Wheels Car Club will host its St. Jude’s Car Show from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at Getzendaner Park in Waxahachie.

MilSim weekend

878 Airsoft in Waxahachie hosts a MilSim event at 4 p.m. Saturdays, July 11 and July 18. Theme is Road to Narcomma.

#TexasNights II

The Texas Motorplex, 7500 W. U.S. Highway 287, Ennis, hosts its first Red List Series: #TexasNights II (Dig & Roll Racing) from 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, July 11. Tickets at tickets.thefoat.com or www.theredlistgroup.com/tickets. Race event with an exhibit car/truck show.

Ultimate Shootout

Paintball Fit in Waxahachie hosts the Ultimate Shootout Dallas Regionals starting at 6 a.m. Saturday, July 11.

MONDAY, JULY 13

Boys soccer camp

Waxahachie ISD will host a soccer camp Monday-Thursday, July 13-16, at the Waxahachie Sports Complex, 151 Broadhead Road for incoming kindergarten-ninth grades. Register/pay by June 30 and receive a T-shirt and Indian soccer bracelet. Registration form available at www.hachiesports.org/camps. For questions, email coach Seth Riley at sriley@wisd.org.

Roping lessons

Lone Star Cowboy Church of Ellis County in Red Oak hosts calf/breakaway roping lessons from 6-9 p.m. Mondays at its covered arena. Ground lesson is $10 per person; lessons on your own horse are $20 per person. Held through the third week of December. For more information, visit https://lonestarcc.org/ministries/arena-ministry/. Current Coggins; service dogs only.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15

Twilight League

Country View Golf Course in Lancaster kicks off its 10-week Wednesday Twilight League on July 15. Tee times from 4:30-6 p.m. Recreational team golf with a Best Ball format. Teams of four to be formed. Pre-registration required online at www.twilightgolfassociation.com.

League entry is $49 per person and $25 each round includes cart.

For more information, visit the website or e-mail play@twilightgolfassociation.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 16

ECEA meeting

The Ellis County Equine Association meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at White Rhino Coffee House in Waxahachie. Anyone interested in learning more about the club or helping is welcome to attend.

FRIDAY, JULY 17

Barrel racing

Lone Star Cowboy Church of Ellis County offers barrel racing practice in its covered arena at 6 p.m. every Friday through the third week in December. $10 per horse.

For more information, visit https://lonestarcc.org/ministries/arena-ministry/. Current Coggins; service dogs only.

Let The Sun shine on your sports news! Email information to joann@waxahachiesun.com or call 972-316-7707.

SATURDAY, JULY 18

Five-0 Team Challenge

Five-0 Fitness in Rice will host a team challenge starting at 7 a.m. Saturday, July 18. Teams of three will take on either the 5-mile course with 35 obstacles or the 3-mile course with 21 obstacles. Limited spots available. Visit https://www.fiveofitnessranch.com/ for more information.

Paintball action

Paintball Fit hosts an XTPL Challengers 3-man and 5-man competition at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 18. Sign up at https://pbleagues.com/event/6919.

Call 214-949-2242 or 972-935-6001 for questions.

Race action

TexPlex Park in Midlothian hosts its SXS Showdown beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 18.

Dallas Polo Club

The Dallas Polo Club hosts its Independent Pop Cup at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 18. Located at 730 Bent Trail in Red Oak; 214-979-0300.

SUNDAY, JULY 19

Yoga with horses

Equest Hooves for Heroes, a program located at Texas Horse Park, 811 Pemberton Hill Road, Building 4, in Dallas, offers free yoga with horses from 12:30-2 p.m. every third Sunday for active duty military, veterans and family members. Learn more at www.equest.org/events.

Texas Cup Challengers XBALL

XTPL Events and Paintball Fit in Waxahachie hosts the family-friendly Texas Cup Challengers XBALL beginning at 8 a.m. Sunday, July 19. Prizes and other activities. Sign up at

https://pbleagues.com/event/6902.

For questions, call 214-949-2242 or 972-935-6001. Located at 2217 Patrick Road, Waxahachie.

MONDAY, JULY 20

Roping lessons

Lone Star Cowboy Church of Ellis County in Red Oak hosts calf/breakaway roping lessons from 6-9 p.m. Mondays at its covered arena. Ground lesson is $10 per person; lessons on your own horse are $20 per person. Held through the third week of December. For more information, visit https://lonestarcc.org/ministries/arena-ministry/. Current Coggins; service dogs only.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22

Big Kids Camp

Lakeview Camp and Retreat Center in Waxahachie will host a Big Kids Camp for ages 8-11 from Wednesday-Saturday, July 22-25. Food, games, swimming, sports, skits, team activities and more. Register at https://christchurchfw.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/349568.

FRIDAY, JULY 24

Barrel racing

Lone Star Cowboy Church of Ellis County offers barrel racing practice in its covered arena at 6 p.m. every Friday through the third week in December. $10 per horse. For more information, visit https://lonestarcc.org/ministries/arena-ministry/. Current Coggins; service dogs only.

SATURDAY, JULY 25

Midnight Madness

4v4 Tournament

The Waxahachie Soccer Association will host its Midnight Madness 4v4 Tournament from 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25, to 3 a.m. Sunday, July 26, at the Waxahachie Sports Complex, 151 Broadhead Road, Waxahachie. For tickets, visit events.gotsport.com. Open roster 4v4 charity tournament benefiting the Waxahachie High School boys and girls soccer programs.

Benefit tournament

Waxahachie Gymnastics hosts a benefit tournament for Lexi Workman at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 25.

Xtreme Bracket Series

Xtreme Raceway Park in Ferris hosts its Xtreme Bracket Series at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 25.

SUNDAY, JULY 26

PATH certification

Register by June 24 for an on-site workshop and PATH International Registered Level Certification to be offered at Equest, located at Texas Horse Park, 811 Pemberton Hill Road, Building 4, in Dallas from Sunday-Wednesday, July 26-29. Learn more and register at https://www.equest.org/path-workshops.

Little Kids Camp

Lakeview Camp and Retreat Center hosts its Little Kids Camp for ages 5-7 from Sunday, July 26-Tuesday, July 28. Food, games, swimming, sports and more. Register at https://christchurchfw.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/349576.

Campference 2020

Register by Sunday, July 26, for Life Church Midlothian’s Campference 2020, which will be held Wednesday-Friday, July 29-31. The 2.5-half day camp will be held at the camp and is for all students, from incoming kindergarteners through graduated seniors. Cost is $50 per participant with an option to add a Hawaiian Falls ticket for an additional $25.

MONDAY, JULY 27

Charity golf tourney

Mentors Care will hold its inaugural charity golf tournament, “Driving for Success,” on Monday, July 27, at Mira Vista Country Club in Fort Worth. For more information, contact joni.haralson@mentors.care or 214-762-6741.

Roping lessons

Lone Star Cowboy Church of Ellis County in Red Oak hosts calf/breakaway roping lessons from 6-9 p.m. Mondays at its covered arena. Ground lesson is $10 per person; lessons on your own horse are $20 per person. Held through the third week of December. For more information, visit https://lonestarcc.org/ministries/arena-ministry/. Current Coggins; service dogs only.

FRIDAY, JULY 31

Fall T-ball registration

July 31 is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA fall T-ball for youth (ages pre-K through second grade), with July 17 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. The season runs Aug. 25-Oct. 6. Regular fees range from $30-$80. Visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

Ducks Unlimited banquet

Ducks Unlimited of Ellis County will hold its annual banquet at 6 p.m. Friday, July 31, at the Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane. Those with tickets for April’s postponed event will have those tickets honored. For those who cannot make the rescheduled dinner, refunds are available. For more information, message the organization’s official Facebook page at Ellis County Ducks Unlimited.

Barrel racing

Lone Star Cowboy Church of Ellis County offers barrel racing practice in its covered arena at 6 p.m. every Friday through the third week in December. $10 per horse. For more information, visit https://lonestarcc.org/ministries/arena-ministry/. Current Coggins; service dogs only.

SATURDAY, AUG. 1

Burnouts for Blake

Xtreme Raceway Park in Ferris hosts Burnouts for Blake, a benefit for the family of Blake Williams at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1.

MONDAY, AUG. 3

Roping lessons

Lone Star Cowboy Church of Ellis County in Red Oak hosts calf/breakaway roping lessons from 6-9 p.m. Mondays at its covered arena. Ground lesson is $10 per person; lessons on your own horse are $20 per person. Held through the third week of December. For more information, visit https://lonestarcc.org/ministries/arena-ministry/. Current Coggins; service dogs only.

FRIDAY, AUG. 7

Fall soccer registration

Friday, Aug. 7 is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA fall soccer for youth (ages pre-K through sixth grade), with July 24 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs from June 29-July 31 (discount $10), with the season to run Sept. 5-Oct. 17. Regular fees range from $30-$90. Visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-

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