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CCC hosts tennis, basketball camps

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The CCC kicked off its first year of summer tennis camp. Twelve participants learned the ropes with local tennis star Sawyer Landry (in photo above), who got his start in the CISD tennis program and is active in the tennis club at WTAMU. Campers ranging in age from third to eighth grades focused on the basics of tennis, learning the rules of the game, and how scoring works. “We appreciate Sawyer’s skills and enthusiasm,” said CCC Executive Director Ike Julian, “and we hope this is a skill participants can use for a lifetime. We also plan on making private sessions available for any age in the evenings.”
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Canadian hosts Tri-State Junior High Rodeo Finals

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Only one local competitor advanced to the Texas Junior High Rodeo Association state finals following last weekend’s two-day tri-state rodeo here. Flint Hill competed in saddle bronc steers, team roping, ribbon roping, and boys breakaway—and bought a ticket to the state finals in all four events. Jaylee Lane, of Morse, won All-Around Girl, and Clint Cross of White Deer was named All-
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Thursday Night Scrambles draw a crowd to the Canadian course

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On May 28, 55 players gathered at the Canadian Golf Course for Thursday Scrambles, which ended in a carry-over with 7 under par. Alan Witcher and Cassie McNees were winners of the men’s and ladies’ long drives, while Brandon Stroebel hit one closest to the pin on #2, and Gary Prater won closest to the pin on #8.
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Area athletes stranded when Classic Bowl canceled

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K101-Woodward’s Classic Bowl XXXII, originally scheduled for May 26-30, and then rescheduled for July 1-3, was finally canceled last week due to the difficulties created by the COVID-19 crisis. Six Canadian Wildcat football team members, one Lady Cat basketball player, and three Higgins Coyote basketball players had been invited to participate.
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After a long, dry spell this spring, the rodeo circuit fired back up

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After a long, dry spell this spring, the rodeo circuit fired back up last weekend in Canadian with the Tri-State High Sthool Rodeo finals. The Canadian Rodeo Arena hosted 67 contestants and their friends and families for three days of action in near-triple digit temperatures, that didn’t seem to phase either the contestants or the fans. This was the last round of competition before these riders headed to the Texas State High School Rodeo finals which were already underway in Abilene at the Taylor County Expo Center. Region 1 contestants will be competing starting at 8 am this morning (Thursday, June 11), and again at 2 pm. To watch the live feed, go online to victorylapclips.com. On June 20-21, the Canadian Rodeo Arena will host the Tri-State Junior High Rodeo. Spectators will have the chance to cheer those younger riders on before they head to the Texas State Junior High Finals in Gonzales. Region 1 riders will compete on Friday, June 26.