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Jack Williams Memorial Golf Tournament

YADKINVILLE — The annual Jack Williams Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on May 21 at the Yadkin Country Club. Shotgun start is slated for 1 p.m. The tournament is Captain’s choice, with four-man teams. Registration fee is $200 per team, lunch is included. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winner, the four closest to the Pin (ProV1x Golf Balls), and the longest drive (ProV1x Golf Balls). To sign up, call Matt Pruitt at 336-469-9512. All proceeds support the local high school golf programs.

Wilkes Chamber Foundation Golf Tournament

WILKESBORO — The Wilkes Chamber Foundation will host a golf tournament on May 26. Tee-off is set for 1 p.m. with registration and lunch starting at 11:30 a.m. The tournament will take place at Oakwoods Country Club, located at 541 Clubhouse Road, Wilkesboro. Lunch and goody bags will be given out to all eligible players. Rain date is May 31. To download the registration form, go to chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/334/File/Dana/2016GolfTournament.jpg.


Volleyball camp slated for Yadkin County

BOONVILLE — Catawba Volleyball Coach Ginger Hamric will be hosting a volleyball camp at the Family Life Center at Richmond Hill Baptist Church on June 6 and 7. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch. The camp is for rising fourth- to ninth-graders. To register for the camp, participants can show up at the Family Life Center on June 6 at 8:30 a.m. All participants are asked to make a donation to the Richmond Hill Building Fund in place of a registration fee.

East Wilkes Junior Cardinal Football Camp

RONDA — East Wilkes High School will hold its fourth annual Junior Cardinal Football Camp June 8-10. The camp will be held on the campus of East Wilkes High School and run from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Early registration is encouraged but walk-up registrations will be accepted on June 8. Walk-up registration begins at 8 a.m. on June 8. The camp is run by the East Wilkes coaching staff and players. Each camper will learn the basics and fundamentals of each position including stance, footwork, and position specific drills. Cost of the camp is $40. Contact East Wilkes High School with any questions at 336-651-7200.

Lady Cards hosting basketball camp

RONDA — The East Wilkes Lady Cardinals are holding a basketball camp June 13-15. Girls ranging from third grade to ninth grade are eligible to attend. The camp will take place in the East Wilkes High School gym. The purpose of the camp is to improve basketball skills in a fun environment. Those attending should bring basketball shoes, gym shorts, T-shirts and a great attitude, according to organizers. The camp will be held daily from 9 a.m. to noon, and cost is $45. Registration forms can be picked up at East Wilkes High School. For more information or concerns, contact Coach Campbell at 336-651-7200 or campbellm@wilkes.k12.nc.us.

2016 Blue Ridge Basketball School

DOBSON — East Wilkes head basketball coach, Brad Davis, will be hosting a basketball camp at Surry Community College June 13-6. The camp will be for boys and girls, rising third through ninth grades. The camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost of the camp is $100. More information can be found at blueridgebasketball.com.

Youth soccer camp at Forbush High School

EAST BEND — Forbush High school’s soccer program will be hosting a summer skills soccer camp on June 20-23. The camp is available for youth soccer player ranging in age from 7 through 13 years. Forbush Coach Seth Davis, and Guilford College starting defender Robert Cornelius will be the instructors for the camp. Cost for the camp is $50. Each player will receive a soccer ball and a T-shirt. Participants are asked to contact Seth Davis at 336-469-0240 or seth.davis@yadkin.k12.nc.us with any questions.

Basketball skills clinic scheduled

BOONVILLE — The Yadkin Valley Basketball Academy and Starmount Basketball will host an Ultimate Skills Clinic on June 27 and 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for rising fourth- through 12th-graders. The cost of the camp is $55. Campers who register and pay by May 27 will receive a free basketball. Yadkin Valley Basketball Academy (YVBA) was created to give players the tools they need to become better basketball players. Using the skills and drills from today’s ELITE high school, NCAA and NBA players. YVBA also offers 1-on-1 and Small Group training sessions with gym locations in Surry and Yadkin counties. For information about camp and how to register, visit www.YadkinBball.com or email YadkinBball@gmail.com.

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