Strayhorn Fishing Rodeo set for Saturday
The Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department would welcome volunteers who can help with this weekend’s free Fishing Rodeo at the Strayhorn’s Pond.
The annual fishing event for kids 3- to 15-years old will be held at at the Strayhorn Farm (located at 2103New Hope Church Road) from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the farm. A free lunch begins at 11 a.m. Bring your own pole or borrow one from the hosts (limited availability). Only live bait is allowed, and bait worms will be provided by the recreation departments from Orange County and Carrboro.
Golden named academic all-American
Chapel Hill High School junior volleyball player Shea Golden has been named an academic all-American by the National High School Coaches Association.
A 5-11 outside hitter, Golden earned first-team all-conference honors after both the 2014 and last fall’s 2015 season. She led the Big Eight Conference in kills (313) during the regular season as Chapel Hill finished 13-11.
Golden has a GPA of 4.9, taking mostly Advanced Placement and honors courses this year. She is a member of the National Honors Society and the National Spanish Honors Society.
Orange Men’s Basketball League
Friday is the deadline to register for Orange Recreation’s adult men’s basketball league.
Teams will play one game on Sundays for at least nine weeks, June12-Aug. 28, at the Central Recreation Center in Hillsborough, and then will take part in a post-season tournament.
To register, the team captain must complete a team registration form and each player must complete an individual player waiver. The team fee is $415.
Tiger football workouts
Chapel Hill High School will begin summer football workouts on June 13, going from 5 to 7 p.m. Athletes should report to the weight room at 5 p.m. with both training shoes and cleats. The workouts, emphasizing fitness, are open to any student rising to grades 9-12 in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro school system.
Tiger Mini-Camp will be held July 25-29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day.
Personal athletics & fitness training
Jon Beyle, assistant track and field coach at East Chapel Hill High School, is offering speed, agility, strength and power training sessions this summer. All age groups are welcome and the sessions are appropriate for all sports. Beyle is certified by multiple sport and fitness agencies, and he has coached several different sports in Chapel Hill for 25 years. For more information, email Jon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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