DRBA openings — Dusty Rogers Baseball/Softball Academy has roster spots remaining for its teams for the 2020-21 season. For more information, or to schedule a tryout, call 563-231-3746, or email


Clarke Prospects Camp — The Clarke University men’s basketball team will host a prospects camp from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 at the Kehl Center. Cost is $75 and covers skill building, live play, a Q&A session about Clarke and the college recruiting process, an invitation to a team practice and a camp jersey. Twenty percent of the Pride’s roster has attended this camp. For more information on the camp, email head coach Jim Blaine at

Dubuque Senior 18th Annual Tri-State 3-on-3 Hoopfest — Dubuque Senior’s 18th Annual Boys Basketball 3-on-3 Hoopfest will take place on Saturday, Oct. 31 at Dubuque Senior High School. Separate divisions for grades 3-8 will begin at 8:30 a.m. Organizers plan to have two divisions play at 8:30, 10 and 11:30. Teams will only be at Senior High School for approximately 90 minutes. Teams will play three or four games in a row in the same gymnasium. Four courts will be set up in Nora Gym and four courts in Lower Gym.

There is a limit of eight teams for each division. The entry fee is $60 per team and the winning team in each division will receive championship t-shirts. Social distancing guidelines will be sent out to coaches prior to the tournament. Register your team at

For more information email Senior coach Wendell Eimers at

Bobcat Boys Basketball Classic — The Bobcat Boys Basketball Classic will be held in early November. Grade divisions 6th through 8th will play on Saturday, Nov. 7, and grade divisions 3rd-5th will play on Sunday, Nov. 8. All teams will be guaranteed three games.

Cost is $185 per team. Individual awards will be given to team champions from each grade level. There is a six-team limit for each grade level. For a registration form, email Brian Wilson at


Big 10 Tournament —The Eagle Point Software/Brunswick Big 10 men’s tournament, will take place at Cherry Lanes, beginning Saturday, Nov. 7. The 64-man, double-elimination tournament was formerly known as the Budweiser Big 10 and took place at Creslanes, which has since closed.

Qualifying for the tournament began on Saturday, Oct. 10, with one last session scheduled: Sunday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The cost to enter qualifying is $25.

Due to safety precautions involving COVID-19, the early weeks of the tournament will likely be split over Saturdays and Sundays to reduce the number of people in the center at one time. Cherry Lanes plans to continue the tradition of holding a Baker tournament on the day of the championship round.

Terry Cottrell will serve as the tournament director. For more information or to set up a qualifying time, call Cherry Lanes at 563-690-4823.


Double Cup Chili Open — Dubuque Golf & Country Club will host the Double Cup Chili Open on Sunday, Oct. 18. It will follow a four-person best shot with tee times ranging from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is limited to the first 30 paid team entries.

Entry fees are $45 for members, $60 for non-members, and includes golf, prizes and chili. Golf carts are extra. To sign up, call the Golf Shop at Dubuque Golf & Country Club at (563) 583-9150.


Dubuque Junior Saints registration open — Registration for the Dubuque Junior Saints youth hockey season is now available online. The organization plays at Mystique Community Ice Center on Chaplain Schmitt Island. For more information, visit

All players must be registered with USA Hockey prior to completing registration with DYHA. Visit to register.

Adult league starting — The Dubuque Senior Saints organization is seeking players over the age of 30 for its twice weekly organization. The group plays on Monday and Thursday evenings at Mystique Community Ice Center.

For more information, email


Theisen’s Learn to Skate — Theisen’s Learn to Skate program will begin in November at Mystique Community Ice Center, and organizers have taken steps to provide a safe environment in light of the coronavirus pandemic. That includes social distancing, skaters wearing gloves and facial coverings.

The Saturday sessions begin Nov. 7 and run through Dec. 19 from 8:30-9:15 a.m. Cost is $95. The Tuesday sessions begin Nov. 3 and run through Dec. 8 from 6:30-7 p.m. Cost is $80. Registration is now open for skaters ages 3 and up at For more information, call 563-275-6576 or email

Public skating — Mystique Community Ice Center will host public skating sessions from 4:15-6:15 p.m. each Sunday throughout the months of October and November.

Cost is $6 for adults and $4.50 for youths under age 12, with group rates available for more than 15 people. Skate rental is $3 per skater.

For more information, contact the ice center at 563-583-4949.


Adult tournament — Join the Dubuque Sports Complex for its Spook Fest Slowpitch tourney on Saturday, Oct. 24 and Sunday, Oct. 25.

Men’s and Co-ed divisions will take to the diamonds, with competitive and recreational classes for both. ASA rules will be observed, with pitching height range of six and 15 feet. A three home-run progression rule will also be in place.

For more information, please visit

DRBA Spooktacular — The Dusty Rogers Baseball/Softball Academy will host its Softball Spooktacular on Saturday, Oct. 24, and Sunday, Oct. 25. Teams will be guaranteed three games for $225. The 10u and 12u divisions will take place on Saturday, while 14u, 16u and 18u teams will take the field on Sunday.

For more information, contact: Shawn Pluemer by emailing, or call 563-239-1851. Register by visiting:

DRBA openings — Dusty Rogers Baseball/Softball Academy has roster spots remaining for its teams for the 2020-21 season. For more information, or to schedule a tryout, call 563-231-3746, or email


Loras hosting racial injustice webinar — The Loras College Sport Management program will host a webinar focused on racial injustice at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21. The event offers Black alumni and friends of the college the opportunity to share their stories as they navigate the business and sports worlds.

Dimitric Young, a Loras senior, will serve as event moderator for a panel made up by Loras alumni Parish Mason, Jeff Fredericks, and Franklin Griffin, as well as Rob Banks, a friend of the college. Anyone interested in attending the webinar can contact Matthew Garrett, Ph.D., professor of sport managemen at


Junior Mustang Club - The Junior Mustang Wrestling Club, coached by former Hempstead state champion Adam Gottschalk, starts practices on Oct. 27 in the Hempstead wrestling room. Entry fee for the club is $95 for one child or $150 for 2 or more. The practices will be held on Monday and Thursday nights. Beginner practice will be from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Advance practices will be from 6:30 to 7:45p.m.

Practices will run through March of 2020 and the state tournament. If you would like more information, please contact Adam Gottschalk at or call 563-564-6926.