Smithfield: Sports

Sports Notes

Johnston Horse Show Series dates named

Johnston County Horse Show Series events will be held Oct. 26 and Nov. 23 at the Johnston County Livestock Arena near Smithfield. Rings open at 8:30 for all events. For more information, visit or email

Semi-pro basketball team sets tryouts

The new Tobacco Road Basketball League's (TRBL) men's semi-pro team, the Neuse River Basketball Club, will hold a tryout from 7-9 p.m, Oct. 20, at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics. Player signing bonuses along with other player incentives are available. Email for more details.

Corinth Holders basketball, cheerleading sign-ups

Registration for basketball and cheerleading with Corinth Community Recreation will be held from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday nights in the concession stand behind Corinth-Holders Elementary School through Oct. 29. The cost is $50 per child, and children in Pre-K through eighth grade are welcome. All games are played at the Corinth-Holders Elementary School gym. Visit or search CCR Pirates on Facebook for more info and updates.


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