Friday, July 1, 2022

Youth Athletic Camps Available this Summer

Want to stay active but still have fun while doing it? No problem! The Southlake Parks and Recreation has tons of great camps and activities going on to keep you busy this summer and improve your athletic skills.

TGA Premier Jr. Golf Camp (Ages 6-12): TGA makes golf accessible by bringing our unique curriculum to the schools and community. We hope to instill confidence, build life values and offer a fun education experience. All equipment is provided but students are welcome to bring their own clubs.

Speed Sports Camp (Ages 7-12): This camp features a tough, but fun curriculum developed by our training coaches at Bowmen Sports. All drills are age appropriate. We teach proper technique and coach with positive reinforcement. Improve your speed and over all conditioning for the next level of play. Take home your 5-10-5 agility and 40 yard time on a certificate. Groups divided based on ages. Please bring a snack, water and gym shoes.

Dodgeball Camp (Ages 7-12): Our ultra-popular program that includes several versions of Dodgeball. The emphasis is on fun, teamwork and exercise. We will play many different versions of the classic game using the new coated foam balls. These balls are perfect for safe FUN play! Groups divided based on ages. Please bring a snack and gym shoes.

Beginner Basketball Camp (Ages 5-7): A super-fun clinic designed for players of all skills and abilities. Program time will focus on dribbling, passing, shooting and rebounding. This is a skill-based program which utilizes drills and games to reinforce the skills being taught. Part of each class time will be used for game scrimmages. Bring a snack, water and gym shoes.

Basketball Tech Camp (Ages 6-12): A super-fun clinic designed for players of all skills and abilities. Program time will focus on dribbling, passing, shooting and rebounding. This is a skill-based program which utilizes drills and games to reinforce the skills being taught. Part of each class time will be used for game scrimmages. Bring a snack, water and gym shoes.

Volleyball Camp (Ages 8-15): This all-skills volleyball camp will ignite and excite students about the fun competition of volleyball. Players develop fundamental skills including serving, passing, setting and hitting. Skill based drills, as well as 3 vs 3 and 6 vs 6 wave competition drills, will be used to apply these skills at a fun pace. Players can demonstrate all these skills in game situations during scrimmage style games at camp.

Lacrosse Camp (Ages 8-15): Interested in learning the game of lacrosse? This camp is perfect for beginner and intermediate players looking to learn all the fundamentals of stick handling, cradling, passing, and shooting, all in a fun and friendly environment. Our staff of current and former players will ensure that campers not only learn the sport of lacrosse, but also important life skills such as respect, teamwork, and discipline. Every athlete will come away with a deep understanding of the game and its traditions.

If you are interested in signing your child up for any of these programs, you can register online or at the Parks and Recreation office located at 1400 Main St, Suite 210.

For more information please contact (817) 748-8019 or visit

O’Neal Honored as District 5-6A’s Most Valuable Player

Carroll Lady Dragons-2Carroll Lady Dragon junior volleyball player Asjia O’Neal (pictured above) was selected Most Valuable Player in District 5-6A.

She helped lead the Lady Dragons to a co-championship in 5-6A and the district’s No. 1 seed in the playoffs. O’Neal, who has committed to Texas, was also chosen all-state along with teammate and USC signee Haley Hallgren (pictured right).

Lady Dragon Nailah Gordon also earned one of the district’s top accolades as Blocker of the Year. Hallgren, Lisie Kit and McKenzie Nichols were first-team all-district. Rachel Meyne, Abby Carlile and Kendall Gilpin were second-team selections.

Sheridan Webb, Annabelle Smith, Alli Bliss and Lauren Johnson were honorable mention.

Nichols was also recognized at the state level as Newcomer of the Year by the Texas Association of Volleyball Coaches.

Academic All-District selections included the following:
Abby Carroll
Ava Elia
Sabrina Monaco
Asjia O’Neal
Alli Bliss
Abby Carlile
Nailah Gordon
Haley Hallgren
Lauren Johnson
Mellanie King
Lisie Kit
Rachel Meyne
Sheridan Webb
Annabelle Smith
Kennedy Erickson
Kendall Gilpin
McKenzie Nichols
Raven Rolle
Berkley Brooks
Kasey Sullivan
Blaine Van Hoosier

Lady Dragon Volleyball Season Ends in the 6A Region I Final

volleyball isolatedGLEN ROSE – The Carroll Lady Dragon volleyball team’s season ended one victory shy of the UIL State Tournament.

The Lady Dragons fell to district mate Hebron 3-0 in the Class 6A Region I final at Glen Rose. It was the fifth meeting of the season for the teams that finished as co-champions in District 5-6A. Carroll was the district’s top seed after it defeated Hebron in a playoff seeding match before the playoffs started.

Hebron advances to the state meet and looks to defends its title from a year ago. Carroll lost 25-18, 25-21 and 25-22.

The Lady Dragons finished the season 43-7.

Lady Dragon Volleyball Headed to Region Tourney After Sweep

LAKE DALLAS – The Carroll Lady Dragon volleyball team continued its outstanding postseason play Tuesday.

The Lady Dragons earned their second consecutive playoff sweep winning 3-0 against Allen in the Class 6A Region I quarterfinal at Lake Dallas High School. Carroll won 25-13, 25-21 and 25-21 to advance to the Region I tournament.

Carroll (42-6) will face El Paso Coronado at 8 p.m. in Glen Rose. The other regional semifinal matches Hebron vs. Keller. The winners of both games meet in the Region I final on Saturday with a berth to the state tournament on the line.

The Lady Dragons celebrated a victory Tuesday night and on Wednesday morning seven senior signed scholarships.



Lady Dragon Volleyball Nets First Round Playoff Victory

AUBREY – The Carroll Lady Dragon volleyball met a familiar playoff foe on Tuesday.

The Lady Dragons faced McKinney Boyd in the Class 6A bi-district playoffs and avenged last year’s Region I quarterfinal loss with a thrilling victory to advance. This was again a hard-fought match between the teams as Carroll won in four games Tuesday at Denton Braswell High School – 25-16, 17-25, 25-23, 25-23.

The Lady Dragons improved to 40-6 on the season and advance to face Copperas Cove at 6:30 p.m. Friday at West High School.


Lady Dragons Earn Top Seed, Face McKinney Boyd in First Round

The Carroll Lady Dragons earned a big victory last week before the start of the playoffs.

Carroll defeated defending state champion Hebron in four games in a District 5-6A seeding playoff. With the victory, the Lady Dragons (39-6) earned the No. 1 seed out of 5-6A and face McKinney Boyd (37-9) on Tuesday. Boyd knocked Carroll out the playoffs last season.

Start time is 6:30 p.m. at Denton Braswell in this Class 6A Region I bi-district playoff. Braswell is located at 26750 E. University in Aubrey.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Lady Dragons Conclude District Action Tuesday

The Carroll Lady Dragons will complete District 5-6A action on Tuesday with a title on the line.

With a victory, the Lady Dragons will clinch at least a share of the district title. If Hebron wins, the teams will finish as Co-Champions. The teams are tied for first and split their head-to-head matchups in district – each winning on the road.

Carroll plays at Trinity on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The Lady Dragons are 37-6 overall and 12-1 in district.

Lady Dragon Volleyball Keeps Rolling in District Action

The Carroll Lady Dragon volleyball team continues its hot streak in District 5-6A action.

The Lady Dragons are 33-5 overall and 8-0 in district and play at Lewisville on Friday at 6:30 p.m. Carroll is coming off a sweep against L.D. Bell on Tuesday. The Lady Dragons won 25-17, 25-12 and 25-16.

Next Tuesday, the Lady Dragons will host middle school night on Tuesday at CSHS. All Carroll and Dawson Middle School teams will be announced on the court between games. The night will include prizes and giveaways. Wear a Lady Dragon camp T-shirt or jersey with jeans. It will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Lady Dragon Volleyball Stays Undefeated in District 5-6A

The Carroll Lady Dragon volleyball team remained perfect in District 5-6A action last week.

The Lady Dragons swept Marcus on Tuesday and Flower Mound on Friday to improve to 30-5 overall and 5-0 in district. Last Friday’s victory against Flower Mound was 25-14, 25-17 and 25-16.

Carroll travels to face Byron Nelson on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

Follow the Lady Dragons on Twitter @LadyDragonVball.