Yellow Jackets football practice

The Wilkes Yellow Jackets football teams will begin practice on July 25 at VFW Park.

Any Wilkes County students in grades 1st thru 6th are eligible to play.

All players must have sports physical and permission form turned in before they are allowed to practice.   

For more information, call Mark Whittington at (336) 262-0765.

East Wilkes Boys’ Basketball Camp

East Wilkes will be conducting its boys’ basketball camp for rising 2nd-8th graders on July 25-27 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the East Wilkes High School gym.

Cost of the camp is $50. Pre-registration and camp flyers, along with sign-up sheets can be obtained at East Wilkes and all of its feeder schools.  

For more information, contact East Wilkes High School at (336) 651-7200.

Checks should be made out to East Wilkes High School and mailed to:

East Wilkes High School

ATTN: Justin Call

13315 Elkin Hwy .268

Ronda, N.C. 28670

Tennis lessons being offered

Perry Snipes, who coached boys and girls’ tennis for 28 years, will be offering tennis lessons for anyone who’s in middle school through adult this summer.

Lessons will consist of skill and strategy development for those aspiring to play high school tennis or just improve their social game.

For more information, contact Coach Snipes at (336) 466-3015.

Girls’ Volleyball Clinic

West Wilkes Head Volleyball Coach Steve Bryan will be holding a clinic for rising 3rd through 8th grade girls with a focus on the fundamentals.

The clinic will take place on Aug. 4 and 5 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the new and old West Wilkes High School gyms.

Cost of the camp is $30 and includes a free T-shirt. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. in the new gym on the 4th.

Information sheets are available at Millers Creek Elementary and West Wilkes Middle.

Contact Coach Bryan at (336) 838-3265 with any questions, to reserve your spot and give your T-shirt size. Limited space is available.

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