Garner Cleveland: Sports

Sports Notes

N.C. Wiffle Ball Tournament

The 25th annual N.C. Wiffle Ball Tournament will be held July 20-21 at Smithfield Community Park. The tournament field is made up of four-man teams, and trophies are awarded for first and second place, as well as MVP and an All-Tournament team. Bats and balls are provided, as are umpires for all games. The entry fee for the double-elimination event is $60 per team. To enter or for info: Jeff Davis at 919-915-2280 or visit

Wake Warriors 11U baseball tryouts

The Wake Warriors travel baseball team will hold tryouts for the 11U (11th birthday after May 1, 2013) fall season. Tryouts are from 6-8 p.m. on July 17 at the Pilot Fields (38 Pilot Bypass Road) in Zebulon. The team primarily plays Top Gun-sanctioned tournaments during the fall season. Visit for more info.

Corinth Community Youth Football

Registration for youth football and cheerleading with Corinth Community Recreation is open online at The fee is $90 for the first child and $80 for each additional child in the same family. Walk-up registration will be available at the practice field beside Corinth Holders Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 20 and 27, and Aug. 3. A free conditioning camp will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5-9. Practices begin Aug. 13. For more info, call Greg Parrish at 919-796-8226.

Smithfield Tennis Camps

Tennis camps for ages 5-7 and 8-14 will be held July 22-24. Camp for ages 5-7 runs from 6-7 p.m. and 8-14 camp is from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the Smithfield Community Park tennis courts. The cost is $30 for ages 5-7 or $50 for ages 8-14, payable to Doug Simmons. Info: visit or 919-934-2148.

Johnston Horse Show Series dates named

Johnston County Horse Show Series events will be held Aug. 3-4 (at Hunt Horse Complex), Sept. 21, Oct. 26 and Nov. 23 at the Johnston County Livestock Arena near Smithfield. Rings open at 8:30 for all events. Johnston County HUNTER Horse Series shows are May 11, June 8, Sept. 7 and Nov. 9 at the Johnston County Livestock Arena. For more information, email or

Cheerleading camps in Smithfield

Cheerleading camps for grades 1-5 and 6-12 will be held twice this summer. Camp for grades 6-12 is from 9 a.m. to noon July 22-24 and costs $70 per session. Camp for grades 1-5 is from 10 a.m. to noon June 27-28 and July 25-26 and costs $35. Camps are held at the SRAC gym and payments are to Jessica Brank. Info: visit or 919-934-2148.

Camp Chillin’ camps

The Polar Ice House in Garner will offer weekly summer camps – Camp Chillin’ – for ages 5-12. The camps will focus on skating techniques in their choice of ice skating, hockey basics, shooting and more. Info: Visit or 919-861-7465.

South Johnston volleyball camp

The 2013 South Johnston Volleyball Camp is from 9 a.m. to noon July 29-31 at South Johnston High. The fee is $50. Info: Matthew Adams at 919-846-3146 or


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