By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times,
published July 8, 2001
SWIMMING: Peggy Hughes of St. Petersburg set a national record recently in winning her age division in the U.S. Masters National Championship 2-Mile Cable Swim in Indianapolis. Hughes, 80, swam the race in 1 hour, 41 minutes and 17 seconds. Robert Beach, 70, also competed, swimming 1:02.19. Hughes swims for the Florida Maverick Masters and Beach for St. Pete Masters.
BASEBALL: The second annual East Lake Baseball Fishing Tournament is today. For information, call Karl Lichtenberg at 943-7586.
SOCCER: MLS Camps, the official camp of Major League Soccer, will have two five-day camps in Pinellas County.
The first is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Lakewood Soccer Complex. It costs $92 for participants ages 5-10, $135 for players 11 and older. For information call Sue Tompkin (727) 864-2709.
The second camp is from 6 to 9 p.m. July 30-Aug. 3 at St. Petersburg College, Clearwater campus. It costs $105 per participant ages 6-18. For information call Allan Beaver (727) 536-9443.
Participants will receive an evaluation, Lego gift, soccer ball, T-shirt and companion ticket to an MLS game. Parents and coaches can attend a free coaching clinic during the week.
SOFTBALL: The Tampa Bay Nighthawks are seeking players for starting positions. Players who celebrate their 50th birthday in 2001 are eligible to play. Call Tony Edwards (813) 991-7408 or (813) 558-5976.
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