American Legion Tryouts
Wilkes County Post 31 American Legion baseball will be holding sign-ups for its 2015 team at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 17 at the Wilkes Central High School baseball field.
Players born in 1998 or later are eligible.
If you have any questions, contact Bob Beeson at (336) 984-8266.
Yellow Jackets football sign-ups
Sign-ups for the Wilkes Yellow Jackets football teams will take place on the following days at VFW Park or by signing up at www.wilkesyellowjackets.com:
Thursday May 21, 6-7:30 p.m.
Friday May 22, 6-7:30 p.m.
Saturday May 23, 9 a.m.-Noon
The Wilkes Yellow Jackets will field three teams: 1st & 2nd(full contact tackle football), 3rd & 4th and 5th & 6th. Any Wilkes County students in grades 1st thru 6th are eligible to play. This includes public, private, Christian and home schooled.
Coaches for the teams are as follows:
1st & 2nd Grade: Coach Kevin Hamilton, 336-927-4537, Lovemylife8784@gmail.com
(Full Contact Tackle Football)
3rd & 4th Grade: Coach Ricky Moore 928-0529, firstname.lastname@example.org
5th & 6th Grade: Mark Whittington Home (336) 670-3177, Work (336) 838-2061, Cell (336) 262-0765, email: email@example.com.. Cheerleading (Grades 1-through-6: Amanda Hamilton 336-452-2394.
For more information contact Mark Whittington: Home (336) 670-3177, Work (336) 838-2061, Cell (336) 262-0765, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
New twist to this year’s Wilkes Central-West Wilkes Alumni soccer game
Wilkes Central and West Wilkes high schools will join forces in the third annual alumni soccer game on Saturday, May 16 starting at 5 p.m. at West Wilkes High School.
This year’s festivities will see the two schools play against an all-star team from the PASL out of Winston-Salem.
The alumni soccer game was organized in order to benefit the James F. Caudill Traumatic Brain Injury Foundation. This organization was created by Joey Caudill, former West Wilkes defender, after his younger brother, James Caudill, suffered a severe head injury from a tragic accident in late 2012.
Admission to the game is $5 for adults and kids wearing their Wings of Wilkes jerseys will be admitted for free. Cconcessions will be available.
For more information, please visit www.cfoundation.wordpress.com
Second Annual Run to the Nest 5K
The Wilkes Central Athletic Boosters will be holding its 2015 Run to the Nest 5K race on Saturday, May 23 at 8:30 a.m. at Wilkes Central High School.
Cost of the race is $20 and you can sign up until the race date. All proceeds go to the WCHS Athletic Booster.
You can register online at https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Wilkesboro/RuntotheNest5k
You can register by mailing an entry form and check (made out to Wilkes Central High School ABC) to:
Wilkes Central High School
C/O Eagle 5K
1179 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Any questions, contact Jamie Susi at (704) 999-9169.
Blue Ridge Basketball School
East Wilkes Head Coach Brad Davis will be conducting a basketball school for rising 3rd-9th boys and girls on June 15-18 from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the East Wilkes High School gym.
Cost of the camp is $100 (campers will receive a camp T-shirt) and is open to eligible child in Wilkes County.
A family discount of $10 for each additional child (immediate family) enrolled. Campers should bring a bag lunch.
The Camp will focus on individual offense and defensive concepts of the game of basketball. There will also be a number of other drills and strategies discussed throughout the week, quality fundamental instruction.
Practice sessions will help campers learn how to work individually to improve basketball fundamentals.
You can register by mailing a n entry form, and check to:
Blue Ridge Basketball School
Attn: Brad Davis
13315 Elkin Hwy 268
Ronda, NC 28670
If you have any questions, contact Coach Brad Davis at email@example.com.
Junior Cardinal Football Camp
East Wilkes High School will be holding its 3rd Annual Junior Cardinal Football Camp on June 8-10 from 8 a.m.-to-noon at Ebb Tharpe Field on the campus of East Wilkes High School.
The camp is open for grades K-rising 8. Cost of the camp is $40 and you can pre-register or pay at the door.
Camp age groups are as follows, K-2, 3-5, 6-8.
This camp is designed to teach fundamentals, discipline and technique to our campers.
For more information, contact Coach Bradley Hayes at firstname.lastname@example.org visit the East Wilkes High School website for registration information.
Wilkes Central Boys Basketball Camp
Wilkes Central will be conducting its Boys Basketball Camp for rising 3rd-through-8th graders on June 15-18 from 8-to-11 a.m. at Wilkes Central High School gym.
Cost of the camp is $50 and flyers can be found at all Wilkes Central High feeder schools.
If you have any questions, contact Coach Matt Hagaman at (336) 984-1571 or Coach Greg Davenport (336) 452-1440.