The Wilkes Wildfire Baseball 9u captured the USSSA Beast of the East championship in Greensboro on April 21 and the USSSA Carolina Classic Championship in Kernersville on April 29.
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 Town of Elkin will hold registration for its T-Ball and Machine-Pitch Baseball programs through March 16 at the Elkin Recreation Center.
Wilkes Wildfire Baseball 9u will be holding tryouts for the spring season on Saturday. March 3. Children must have been born on or after May 1, 2002 to be eligible to play. Coaches are looking for dedicated players with a love for the sport and a desire to learn. Travel ball and pitching experience is a plus but not a must.
The town of Elkin will hold registration for spring soccer and Cal Ripken baseball through Feb. 17 at the Elkin Recreation Center. Here is information:
A group of Yadkin County baseball all-stars is still alive in their quest for a Western North Carolina Cal Ripken state championship. Yadkin County is hosting the annual 11-and-under Cal Ripken state tournament at Yadkinville Elementary. The home team went 4-0 during pool play over the weekend and won its first bracket play match-up Sunday afternoon.
The Wilkes American League 7 & 8 year old boys coach pitch all-star team won the Little Tar Heel League District Two championship on Sunday, July 10. The team is coached by Chad Hayes. The Wilkes group will next compete in a 12-team double elimination state tournament in Smithfield starting July 21. The team would like to say thank you to all its parents and supporters.