Monday, July 25, 2016

SPORTS EVENTS >> 7-23-16

JMS VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS AUGUST 1-3
Jacksonville Middle School coach Susan Cheatham is holding volleyball tryouts Aug. 1, 2 and 3 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Jacksonville Middle School, which is the former North Pulaski High School.

Athletes are to wear red shorts, white top and tennis shoes.


MIGHTY VIKINGS FOOTBALL/CHEER STILL REGISTERING

The Jacksonville Mighty Vikings youth football and cheer teams are now taking registrations for prospective athletes and cheerleaders ages 5 through 12.

Registration fee is $75 and parents must bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate. Register on site starting July 15 at the Mighty Vikings Football Field on Ray Road in Jacksonville.

Summer practice is going on now from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. More information can be found at mightyvikingsonline.com, the Mighty Vikings social media pages on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, or by calling 501-985-2697 or 501-413-7683.

 
HELP HENDERSONS GO TO RIO OLYMPICS

McAlmont’s own Jeff Henderson, a 2007 graduate of Sylvan Hills, won the U.S. Championships and Olympic Trials in the men’s long jump, and will compete for the USA in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics next month. Family members are asking for help to fund a trip to Brazil to watch him compete in the milestone event.

A Go Fund Me page has been created called “Road to Rio 2016 Jumping Jeff.” For more information or other ways to donate, contact Andrew Henderson-Johnson at 501-765-2665 or Dominique Henderson-Tillman at 501-266-2625.


CABOT LIONS CLUB HOSTING CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

A day on the golf course can help the Cabot Lions Club continue its vision screening for the Cabot community, buy a pair of eyeglasses for a local child or assist a local adult to receive much-needed eye care. The Cabot Lions Club will host its annual Memorial Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 12 at Rolling Hills Golf Course in Cabot.

The event is a 4-person scramble and entry fees are $400 per team. That includes greens fees, cart, steak dinner, two mulligans and many door prize opportunities. Deadline for entry is Sept. 6.

Opportunities are also available for corporate sponsorships. For more information on the tournament or how to become a sponsor, contact the Cabot Lions Club at 501-920-2122.