Sports Notes

March 9, 2014 

Area Shrine Bowl combine

South Johnston High School will host one of five area Shrine Bowl combines for rising seniors on April 26. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., followed by drills beginning at 10 a.m. (kickers) and 11 a.m. (all other positions). Players will be measured and tested in the vertical jump, 40-yard dash, agility shuttle and bench press reps (185 pounds) and evaluated using position-specific drills. The clinics give players the chance to showcase their skills for potential scholarship offers and possible Shrine Bowl selection. The cost is $20 per player (cash only). Coaches and fans are admitted free of charge.

Johnston Horse Show Series for 2014

The Johnston County Horse Show Series dates for 2014 are set. These are open horse shows dedicated to offering a fun and exciting show that is open to all riding disciplines and equine breeds. Dates for 2014 are April 5, May 10, June 28, Aug. 9-10 (at Hunt Horse Complex, Raleigh), Sept. 20, Oct. 25 and Nov. 22. Info: blaine-mclaughlin-stables.com, Johnston.county.horse.show@gmail.com or 919-934-1344.

Hunter Horse Shows for 2014

The Johnston County Hunter Horse Show Series dates for 2014 are March 15, May 24, June 14, Sept. 6 and Nov. 8. All riding disciplines and equine breeds are welcome. Info: blaine-mclaughlin-stables.com, Johnston.county.horse.show@gmail.com or 919-934-1344.

Senior golf tournaments

The Tarheel Seniors Golf Association is accepting applications for men and women ages 50 and older until April 15. Contact Jim Pearce at 919-215-7676 or visit tarheelseniors.com.

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