Golf tournament to benefit Wounded Warrior Project
The Wounded Hero Golf Classic will be held March 30 at Riverwood Golf Course. The captain’s-choice event begins with a 1 p.m. shotgun start and includes dinner and prize eligibility. The entry fee is $50 per person. All proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. The tournament is the senior project of Corinth Holders High School student Becca Wilkins. For more info on the event, or to register, visit sites.google.com/site/woundedherogolf. For sponsorship information or to donate a door prize, call 919-515-8132.
Mudcats National Anthem tryouts are March 23
The Carolina Mudcats will be hosting National Anthem tryouts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, inside Five County Stadium. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. on the third base side of the stadium. Tryouts end at noon. All singers, including solo and groups, wanting to sing "The Star Spangled Banner" must tryout on this date, including those who have sang in years past. All auditions must be sung a cappella. All performers will sing the National Anthem on the field as if it were a real game. For more info, contact Lindsey Lynch at 919-269-2287.
Johnston Rotary Golf Classic
The 24th annual Four Oaks Bank Rotary Golf Classic presented by Chick-fil-A will be held April 19 at the Country Club of Johnston County. The four-person superball event begins with a noon start. Proceeds from the event fund scholarships for Johnston County students presented by the Rotary Club of Central Johnston County. Pre- and post-round meals will be served and prizes awarded to the top finishing teams and other individual awards. For more info, sponsorship opportunities or to register, contact Corina Knott at firstname.lastname@example.org or 252-412-1387.
Johnston Horse Show Series
The Johnston County Horse Shoe Series events will be held March 23, April 20, May 25, June 29, Aug. 3-4 (at Hunt Horse Complex), Sept. 21, Oct. 26 and Nov. 23 at the Johnston County Livestock Arena in Smithfield. Rings open at 8:30 for all events. Johnston County HUNTER Horse Series shows are Feb. 16, April 13, May 11, June 8, Sept. 7 and Nov. 9 at the Johnston County Livestock Arena. For more info, blaine-mclaughlin-stables.com or email@example.com.
N.C. Team Tournament Bass Trail
The Boats Unlimited N.C. Team Tournament Bass Trail is open for the spring season. There will be seven events and a championship event on June 22 at Falls Lake. Teams must compete in at least four events to be eligible for the championship and the $10,000 championship prize. For info, visit piedmontbassclassics.com or contact tournament director Phil McCarson at 919-471-1571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two-On-Two Basketball Tournament
The Famly Life Center Inc. will hold a two-on-two team basketball touranment for fathers and sons, brothers, uncles and nephews or mentors and proteges this spring in Smithfield. The cost is $25 per team to register. To register, or for more info, call 919-989-9441.
Archer Lodge announces youth baseball leagues
The Archer Lodge Community Center will offer spring T-Ball, coach-pitch and baseball leagues beginning in April. T-Ball for ages 4-5 will be held on Saturday mornings and will cost $40 per player. The focus is on the basics of the game and sportsmanship. There will be seven players per team. T-Ball for ages 5-6 will be played Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. and Saturday mornings. The program expands on hitting, throwing and catching techniques but remains strictly hitting off of the tee. There will be as many as 10 players per team. The cost is $40 per player. Coach-pitch is for ages 7-8 and will be played on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. and Saturday mornings. There will be as many as 12 players per teams and features parent volunteers for umpires. The cost is $50 per player. Baseball (with kids pitching) for ages 9-10 will be played Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. and Saturday mornings or early afternoons. The program is an introduction to “real” baseball with paid umpires. The cost is $65 per player. All seasons will conclude by late June. For a registration form or more info, visit archerlodge.org.
Hurricane Junior Golf Tour events in area
Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) will hold a regional event in the Triangle this spring. The tournament is scheduled for April 27-28 at the Lonnie Poole Course on the N.C. State campus. For more info, visit HJGT.org, call (904)-379-2697 or email email@example.com.
Local basketball camp scholarships offered
Wake Electric is accepting applications from middle-school students for scholarships to summer basketball camps on two of the state’s largest campuses: the Kellie Harper Basketball Academy at N.C. State (Aug. 1-4) and the Roy Williams Basketball Camp at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (June 15-19) through March 29. Students entering sixth, seventh and eighth grade are eligible to apply. Applicants sponsored by Wake Electric must live in Wake, Durham, Johnston, Vance, Granville, Nash or Franklin counties but do not have to live in households served by Wake Electric in order to win. More information and applications, which are judged on academics, extracurricular activities and an essay, is at wemc.com/basketball.aspx or by contacting Wake Electric at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 863-6312.
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