The West Wilkes Lady Blackhawk Basketball Camp will be held June 4-7. The camp is open to players in grades 1-8. Sessions will run from 1-4 p.m. each day. The cost is $30.
The Westfield Booster Club is holding sign-ups for its summer basketball league until June 2. The league is for players in middle school and high school. The cost is $60 for one player or $45 for more than one player per family.
Registration for the first season of Elkin Mighty Mites football and cheerleading will be held Monday, May 21 from 6-8 p.m. in the gym at the Elkin Recreation Center. The football and cheerleading program is for rising first- and second-graders.
The annual East Wilkes summer baseball camp will be held June 4-6 from 8 a.m. until noon at the high school baseball field. The camp is open to grades 3-8. Basic fundamentals and skills of baseball will be taught — throwing, pitching, hitting, fielding and base-running. There will be daily competitions for East Wilkes baseball prizes.
The first Heal The Hurt Football Combine will be held Saturday, June 2 at Starmount High School. The rain date is June 9. The cost is $10 per athlete, and all money raised will go to the medical needs of Starmount student-athlete Christian Hurt, who suffered a serious neck injury in a football playoff game last November and is awaiting a special surgery.
The annual Cardinal Youth Basketball Camp will be held at East Wilkes High School on June 11-14. Sessions are open to boys in grades 3-8 (excludes rising high school freshmen) and will run from 8 a.m. until noon in the high school gym.
The second-annual Champion Skills Camp for basketball players will be held July 16-19 at Pilot Mountain Middle School. The four-day camp will be split into two sessions. The cost of the camp is $60 if paid by June 25 and $65 after June 25.
The Carolina Power girls youth softball program will have tryouts for the 8U team on Saturday, April 21 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Lowes Park at Rivers Edge. All interested players should bring a copy of their birth certificate.
Huntsville Baptist Church will hold a building fund golf tournament fund-raising event on Saturday, May 5 at Silo Run Golf Course.
Here is a calendar of high school sporting events involving teams from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conferences. Please send corrections, changes or additions to Eric Lusk at email@example.com or post on our Facebook page
In addition to the 350-plus players participating in Bracket Mania this year, our 20 advertising sponsors have a couple contests of their own. Each business has been asked to pick who they think will win the national championship. If they are correct on their pick, they will receive discounted advertising in a Yadkin Valley Sports magazine of their choice for 2012-13.
Surry Central High will host a softball clinic for youth players this Saturday, March 17. The skills camp will run from 9 a.m. until noon. The pitchers and catching session will run from 1-3 p.m.
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament tips off in earnest on Thursday at noon, so you only have a few more hours to make your picks for our second annual Yadkin Valley Sports Bracket Mania contest.
Forbush High men’s soccer team and South Oak Ridge Baptist Church are organizing a 5K run/walk event and a one-mile fun run for May 5. The race will be called Nehemiah’s Challenge. The aim will be to provide a great day of racing as well as help raise money for youth mission trips and Yadkin Christian Ministries.
The Town of Elkin will hold registration for its T-Ball and Machine-Pitch Baseball programs through March 16 at the Elkin Recreation Center.