ONGOING

WISD S&C Camp

The free Waxahachie ISD Strength and Conditioning Camp for WISD student-athletes entering grades 7-12 athletic programs is ongoing and will be held weekdays through July 31. No camp July 3, July 7-8 and July 20-21. Some dates may change. Age group, location and times are as follows:

• Girls grade 7-8 @ WHS IAC 7-8:30 a.m.

• Girls grade 9-12 @ WHS IAC 9-10:30 a.m.

• Boys grade 10-12 @ Lumpkins 8-10 a.m.

• Session I Boys grade 10-12 @ Lumpkins 9-11 a.m.

• Session II Boys grade 7-9 @ Lumpkins 11-12:30 a.m.

Visit hachiesports.org for full details. For questions, contact:

Girls, Dana Scott dscott@wisd.org

Boys, Todd Alexander talexander@wisd.org

Director of Sports Medicine, EJ Hairston ehairston@wisd.org

Director of Athletics, Greg Reed greed@wisd.org

WYAA football

and cheer registration

Waxahachie Youth Athletic Association is now registering for football and cheerleading. Those interested in signing up should visit https://bit.ly/2MHhIHd and click on the appropriate sport to register their child.

YMCA School Age Day Camp

The Waxahachie YMCA hosts its school age day camp through July 31. The first three weeks will be held at The Avenue Church in Waxahachie and the last four weeks will be held at the Waxahachie Family YMCA. Camp is for children ages 5-12 years old, from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Weekly rate for members is $130 and $156 for non-members. There will also be a $70 supply fee ($60 if you register online). Breakfast, a snack and lunch are provided to campers at no additional cost. For additional information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/3cNlBFl.

YMCA swim lessons

The Waxahachie YMCA is offering swim lessons for ages 6-months old through adult. Lessons are $65. For more information on dates, times and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2MJ91wf.

SATURDAY, JUNE 27

Summer Sizzler 5V5

The annual Summer Sizzler 5V5 will be held Saturday-Sunday, June 27-28, at the soccer fields, 4320 Alta Mesa Blvd., Fort Worth. Protected keeper, four onfield players, no overhead height ball, plenty of goals and lots of fun. Visit https://events.gotsport.com/events/default.aspx?EventID=79256. For questions, contact Antony Penna at 254-220-3284.

Equine workshop

4 C Stables will host a two-day Horsing Around: Ladies Weekend Workshop on Saturday, June 27, and Sunday, June 28. Saturday’s activities start at 9 a.m., with Sunday’s starting at 2 p.m. The stables are located at 1355 Ovilla Road, Waxahachie. Join us for a weekend of horsemanship, laughter and like-minded ladies who are interested in spending more time with their horse. This ladies only,  full-day Saturday and half-day Sunday experience equates to a weekend of fun. Bring your own horse or rent one of our lesson horses. Full schedule provided to participants. Activities include introduction to the facility’s ETHA certified obstacle course and practice, trail ride and more. Lunch provided both days. Limited to 10 participants. $225 with horse; $300 with 4 C Stables horse. For more information, call 972-814-3988 or email stacey4cstables@yahoo.com.

Kayak rental

What’s SUP + Kayak’s in Waxahachie rents out kayak and paddleboards at Boat Doc Park at Lake Waxahachie from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. each Saturday, June 27, and July 4. Call 214-755-2021.

THURSDAY, JULY 2

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 2, at the Waxahachie Sports Complex, 151 Broadhead Road. 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 will also serve as a kickstart to the July 4 weekend. Email Travis Smith at tsmith@kbec.com for sponsorship information.

Birthday Bash

The Texas Motorplex, located at 7500 W. U.S. Highway 287, Ennis, hosts Redemption, the Small Tire Birthday Bash, Thursday-Saturday, July 2-4. For more information, visit www.texasmotorplex.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 3

Dock Diving Trial

Dallas Air Dogs in Midlothian will host an NADD/AKC dock diving trial Friday-Sunday, July 3-5. Registration is now open. This trial will be run by splash times you sign up for. Pay for all splashes on check-in. No additions or changes to any splashes. For more information, visit https://northamericadivingdogs.com/portal/Event/overview/eventid/2760.

Rumble in the Jungle

Xtreme Raceway Park in Ferris hosts its Rumble in the Jungle at 3 p.m. Friday, July 3.

SATURDAY, JULY 4

Kayak rental

What’s SUP + Kayak’s in Waxahachie rents out kayak and paddleboards at Boat Doc Park at Lake Waxahachie from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, July 4. Call 214-755-2021.

MONDAY, JULY 6

Boys baseball camp

The Waxahachie ISD boys baseball camp will be held Monday-Wednesday, July 6-8, at the Optimist Baseball Field, 219 N. Patrick St, for incoming second-ninth grades. Registration form available at www.hachiesports.org/camps. For questions, contact Tracy Wood at 903-879-2195.

THURSDAY, JULY 9

Boys Pitcher & Catcher Camp

Waxahachie ISD hosts a Pitcher & Catcher Camp from 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, July 9, at Optimist Baseball Field, 219 N. Patrick St., Waxahachie, for incoming third graders through freshmen. The cost is $40 per player. Register at www.hachiesports.org/camps. For questions, contact Tracy Wood at 903-879-2195.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 972-937-9622.

Texas Truck Jam

The Texas Motorplex, 7500 W. U.S. Highway 287, Ennis, hosts the third annual Texas Truck Jam from 3-11:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7. Tickets at tickets.thefoat.com.

SATURDAY, AUG. 15

Fall flag football registration

Aug. 15 is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA fall flag football for youth (ages kindergarten through seventh grade), with July 31 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs from July 6-Aug. 7 (discount $10), with the season to run Sept. 15-Oct. 29. Regular fees range from $30-$90. For information, visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

Golf tournament

The Ennis Noon Lions Club will host a benefit golf tournament to support its charities beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at Country View Golf Club, 240 W. Beltline Road, Lancaster. Four man scramble; shotgun start; lunch served when all teams finish the course. Entry is $340 per team or $85 per golfer (will be paired to make a team). Trophies and prizes. Sponsorships available. Contact Ronny Doud at ronny.doud@longhornindsupply.com or 817-233-3343.

Equest volunteer training

Equest, located at Texas Horse Park, 811 Pemberton Hill Road, Building 4, in Dallas, will host a volunteer training from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15. For more information, visit www.equest.org/training.

SUNDAY, AUG. 16

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.

THURSDAY, AUG. 20

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, AUG. 21

Beat the Heat

The Texas Motorplex hosts a Beat the Heat Texas Challenge on Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 21-22. For more information, visit www.texasmotorplex.com.

SATURDAY, AUG. 22

Car show

Midlothian Classic Wheels Car Club hosts its Waxahachie Fun Run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Getzendaner Memorial Park. Rain date is Aug. 29.

Sparring seminar

Poteet Martial Arts in Midlothian will host sparring training with master Cody Sprinsguth from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, with a lunch break from noon-2 p.m. Cost is $40 per person. Ages 10 and older; yellow belt and above.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 5

Golf tourney

The Waxahachie Country Club will host the Go Gold on the Green Golf Tournament at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, benefiting Bellanne Butterfly Blessings and the fight against childhood cancer. To sign up or become a sponsor/donor, visit www.bellanebutterflyblessings.org.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 12

Wildflower Walk

The Master Naturalists will host a Wildflower Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Mockingbird Nature Park, 1361 Onward Road, Midlothian. Identify wildflowers on a one-half mile trail over the course of an hour.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 17

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, SEPT. 18

C10s in the Park Cruise-in

C10s in the Park Cruise-in presented by Hills Hot Rods will be at the Texas Motorplex, 7500 W. U.S. Highway 287, Ennis, at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 19

Horse show

The Ellis County Equine Association will host a horse show at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Sai Ranch on Old Buena Vista Road. Events include western pleasure, horsemanship, English pleasure, hunter hack, reining, ranch horse, halter and yearling events in five age groups: 10 & under, 11 to 13, 14 to 18, adult and open walk/trot. Exhibitors must be club members to earn daily and year-end prizes. Memberships are $35 each, $50 for a family or $150 to be a buckle sponsor, which includes a family membership plus advertising for your business.

The facility features a large covered arena, stalls and RV hookups.

Membership forms, show bills, entry forms, sponsorship forms and other information about the club is online at www.elliscountyequine.org.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 20

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.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 25

Fall volleyball registration

Friday, Sept. 25, is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA fall volleyball for youth (ages first through 12th grade), with Sept. 11 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs from Aug. 10-Sept. 18 (discount $10); the season runs Oct. 24-Dec. 12. Regular fees range from $30-105. For more information, visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

Golf tournament

The Red Oak Chamber of Commerce will hold its Classic Golf Tournament from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Thorntree Golf Club, 825 W. Wintergreen Road, DeSoto. For information about fees and registration, visit https://business.redoakareachamber.org.

THURSDAY, OCT. 1

23rd annual SAGU Golf Classic

The 23rd annual SAGU Golf Classic is slated for Oct. 1. Email alumni@sagu.edu for information.

THURSDAY, OCT. 8

Golf tourney

The Midlothian Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Southern Star Scramble from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, at Tangle Ridge Golf Course, 818 Tangle Ridge Drive, Grand Prairie. For details, call 972-723-8600.

SATURDAY, OCT. 10

Night Lights Event

The Texas Motorplex, 7500 W. U.S. Highway 287, Ennis, hosts the Night Lights Event: Dallas 2020 from 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. Tickets on Eventbrite. For more information, visit www.texasmotorplex.com.

THURSDAY, OCT. 15

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.

SATURDAY, OCT. 17

Hachie 50 Marathon,

Ultra and Relay

The Waxahachie Running Club and Waxahachie Lions Club will hold its annual 50-mile ultra, 50K ultra, full marathon, 50-mile ultra-relay and kids fun run/walk Saturday, Oct. 17. The 50-mile ultra and 50-mile ultra-relay begin at 5 a.m., the 50K ultra at 6 a.m. and the full marathon at 7 a.m. All races’ cutoff at 6:30 p.m. Races begin and end at Getzendaner Park. For more information or to register, visit https://Hachie50.com or contact race director Paul Box at paulbox80@yahoo.com.

SUNDAY, OCT. 18

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.

SATURDAY, OCT. 24

Horse show

The Ellis County Equine Association will host a horse show at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at Sai Ranch on Old Buena Vista Road. Events include western pleasure, horsemanship, English pleasure, hunter hack, reining, ranch horse, halter and yearling events in five age groups: 10 & under, 11 to 13, 14 to 18, adult and open walk/trot. Exhibitors must be club members to earn daily and year-end prizes. Memberships are $35 each, $50 for a family or $150 to be a buckle sponsor, which includes a family membership plus advertising for your business.

The facility features a large covered arena, stalls and RV hookups.

Membership forms, show bills, entry forms, sponsorship forms and other information about the club is online at www.elliscountyequine.org. The club also has a Facebook group.

PRCA Pro Rodeo

The Ellis County Livestock Show and Rodeo presents a PRCA Pro Rodeo performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Ellis County Expo Center, 2300 W. U.S. Highway 287 Bypass, Waxahachie. Gates open at 9 a.m. For tickets, visit www.ecyexpo.com. Prices are adults $25, children ages 4-11 $10, ages 3 and younger free. Parking is $5 a vehicle. All tickets include access to the rodeo after party featuring Sam Riggs, with The Cottonwood Crows opening.

THURSDAY, NOV. 5

Race event

The Texas Motorplex, 7500 W. U.S. Highway 287, Ennis, presents Redemption Rogue Prepped from 6-11 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5.

SUNDAY, NOV. 8

Drag racing

The Texas Motorplex hosts Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. Located at 7500 W. U.S. Highway 287, Ennis. For tickets, visit purespeedracing.com. Get behind the wheel of a real dragster; limited spots; book in advance.

FRIDAY, NOV. 13

No Prep Kings

The Texas Motorplex, 7500 W. U.S. Highway 287, Ennis, hosts Street Outlaws Live from 1-10:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13. Tickets at tickets.thefoat.com.

SUNDAY, NOV. 15

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.

THURSDAY, NOV. 19

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.

SUNDAY, DEC. 6

Import Face-Off

Import Face-Off and the Texas Motorplex, 7500 W. U.S. Highway 287, Ennis, hold a meet from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6. Tickets at importfaceoff.net.

FRIDAY, DEC. 11

Winter basketball registration

Dec. 11 is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA winter basketball for youth (ages kindergarten through ninth grade), with Nov. 27 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs from Nov. 2-Dec. 4 (discount $10), with the season to run Jan. 27-March 6. Regular fees range from $30-$90. For more information, visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

THURSDAY, DEC. 17

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, DEC. 18

Winter bitty basketball

registration

Dec. 18 is the registration deadline for Waxahachie Family YMCA bitty basketball basketball for your (pre-K age), with Dec. 21 the deadline to apply for financial assistance. Early bird registration runs from Nov. 9-Dec. 11 (discount $10), with the season to run Jan. 9-March 2. Regular fees range from $30-$90. For more info, visit www.waxahachieymca.org or call 972-937-9622.

SUNDAY, DEC. 20

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.

Let The Sun shine on your sports news! If your school, booster club, group or church is planning a sports-related event, please let us know and we will include it in our Sports Briefs’ listing. Email information to joann@waxahachiesun.com or call 972-316-7707.

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