State Games in the Triangle
The Powerade State Games returns to the Triangle this year. More than 13,000 athletes and 750 teams will participate in 24 different sports at more than 30 venues across the Triangle. Registration for many sports is still available. For info: poweradestategames.org.
Bulldog Golf Classic
The inaugural Bulldog Classic Golf Tournament, a three-person superball golf tournament to benefit the Princeton High School football program will be held on Friday, July 24, at the Cardinal Country Club in Selma. The event features a 1 p.m. shotgun start and the entry fee is $180 per team. Included will be a putting challenge, longest drive, closest to the pin, hole-in-one and par-3 birdie awards, awards for the top teams and a post-round dinner. Info: Travis Gaster at 919-369-7685 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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State Games High School Baseball Showcase
The Powerade State Games High School Baseball Showcase will take place June 17-21 at the USA Baseball Complex, N.C. State University, Duke University and UNC Chapel Hill. The High School Baseball Showcase pits the best 20 underclassmen players from eight North Carolina regions against each other to battle it out in front of over 80 college and professional scouts for the gold, silver and bronze medals. Only high school underclassmen (2016-18 graduates) are eligible to participate. To register, view regional maps, view tryout dates & locations, or for other general information on the High School Baseball Showcase, please visit www.poweradestategames.org.
State Wiffle Ball Tournament
The 27th Annual state Wiffle Ball Championships will be held July 18-19 at Smithfield Community Park. Visit ncwiffleball.weebly.com or call Jeff Davis at 919-915-2280 for more info.
Piedmont Bass Classics tournaments
The Piedmont Bass Classics tournament trail fishing tournaments have been set for the season. Events are held at Shearon Harris, Jordan, Kerr, Falls and Mayo lakes. Visit piedmontbassclassics.com or email email@example.com for more info.
2015 Horse Show Series
The Johnston County Horse Show Series offers fun and exciting shows while still maintaining a down home atmosphere that encourages family participation. The shows, mostly held at the Johnston County Livestock Arena near Smithfield, are open shows that welcome riders and horses/mules from all riding levels, breeds and disciplines. JCHSS offers classes in Halter, Western, Working Western, Hunters & Jumping, Dressage Suitability, Trail, Miniature equines, Driving and English. Classes are placed through eighth place with 21 championship divisions per show. Show dates for 2015 are May 31, June 27, Sept. 19, Oct. 31 and Nov. 14. A three-day show is also set for Aug. 7-9 at the Hunt Horse Complex in Raleigh. A negative coggins test within one year is required. Info: visit blaine-mclaughlin-stables.com or contact Michelle McLaughlin at 919-934-1344 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tarheel Seniors Golf Association
The Tarheel Seniors Golf Association will hold 16 events this year across the area this spring and summer with events at The Neuse, River Ridge, Falls Village, Bentwinds, 12 Oaks, Zebulon Country Club, Lochmere, Devils Ridge and Eagle Ridge. Entry fees are $30-40 per event, which are usually held on Mondays. Four flights of play are offered. Visit tarheelseniors.com or contact Jim Pearce at email@example.com or 919-215-7676 for more info.
Real Heroes Wrestling Club
Local high school wrestling coach Kristian Stewart is resuming the Real Heroes Wrestling Club in Johnston County. The club is for kids of all ages interested in amateur wrestling in N.C. Wrestling Association and other regional events. The club will meet at Corinth Holders High School. For info, contact Stewart at 919- or firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-365-4344.
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