Smithfield: Sports

Meet the Spartans event is Friday

A “Meet the 2014 Spartans” event is planned at Hibbett Sports in Smithfield on Friday, Aug. 22. The event, running from noon until 2 p.m., will feature the SSS football team, cheerleaders and marching band the day of the team’s season opener.

There will drawings for prizes from numerous area businesses, autographed items from the Spartans and a mock press conference where fans can ask SSS Head Coach David Lawhon and Spartan players questions.

There is no charge to attend. For info, contact Hibbett Sports at 919-934-2654 or Bruce Barrett at 919-631-9659.