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Sports briefs for May 18, 2017

Bartlettonian’s photo wins spot in wildlife calendar

A Bartlett resident’s wildlife photo is among pictures chosen for the annual calendar issue of the Tennessee Wildlife magazine, which will be available in early July. Becky McRae’s photo was among the winning 2017-18 entries.

The calendar will cover August 2017 through July 2018. McRae’s photo of three fox kits will be featured for May 2018.

The staff selected the winning photographs from hundreds of submissions and had the challenge to narrow the entries to 13 photos. Other entries will be kept on file and could have the opportunity to appear in future agency publications and on the agency’s website.

Rules and deadlines for next year’s photo contest will appear in future issues of the magazine and also in the fall on the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s website, at tnwildlife.org. Photographers will again be invited to submit their best photos on fishing and wildlife species native to the Volunteer State, as well as and fishing and hunting scenes in Tennessee.

Tennessee Titans plan 6 youth football camps

For the first time, the Tennessee Titans will host summer youth football camps for kids ages 6-14. The programs will take place in six Tennessee communities with support from Tennessee Titans Alumni Heroes like Blaine Bishop, Donald Nicky, Derrick Mason, Neil O’Donnell and Al Smith.

Led by professional, USA Football-certified coaches, kids learn to run, throw, catch, defend and compete the Tennessee Titans way. Through safe, non-contact instruction, the program develops athletic skills, football skills and life skills.

Special camp features include attendance from Tennessee Titans Heroes, daily awards and prizes, Championship Friday and the prestigious Titans Camp Leadership Award to select players.

Camp prices range from $40 for single-day programs to $164 for full weeks. Register at TitansCamps.com or call (877) 226-9919.

Dates and locations are:

  • Franklin: 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 26-30
  • Memphis-Collierville, one-day camp: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 26
  • Hendersonville: 8:30-11:30 a.m. July 10-14
  • Knoxville, one-day camp: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 10
  • Mount Juliet: 8:30-11:30 a.m. July 17-21
  • South Nashville: 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 19-23

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