Franklinton to host jamboree

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Franklinton to host jamboree

FRANKLINTON -- Franklinton High School will host a football jamboree on Aug. 8 on the FHS campus.

In addition to the Red Rams, other participating schools will be Warren County, Wakefield and Carrboro.

The event will run from 6-8 p.m.

Tickets will be available at the gate.

FHS, under new head coach Jimmy Williams, will kick off its regular season schedule on Aug. 17 at home versus first-year school Vance County, which is a consolidation of Northern Vance and Southern Vance High Schools.

LHS SOCCER: Louisburg High School's 2018 boys soccer season will start Aug. 22 at home versus Warren County.

John Thomas will serve as the head coach for the Warriors after guiding the girls team in the spring.

LHS' complete ledger is as follows, with home matches listed in CAPS:

• Aug. 22 -- WARREN COUNTY
• Aug. 27 -- at Roanoke Rapids
• Aug. 29 -- at South Granville
• Sept. 5 -- at East Wake Academy
• Sept. 11 -- FRANKLINTON
• Sept. 12 -- VANCE COUNTY
• Sept. 17 -- at Oxford Webb
• Sept. 19 -- BUNN
• Sept. 24 -- at Granville Central
• Sept. 26 -- at Warren County
• Oct. 1 -- ROANOKE RAPIDS
• Oct. 3 -- SOUTH GRANVILLE
• Oct. 4 -- at Rocky Mount Prep
• Oct. 8 -- EAST WAKE ACADEMY
• Oct. 9 -- KIPP PRIDE
• Oct. 12 -- at Franklinton
• Oct. 15 -- at Vance County
• Oct. 17 -- OXFORD WEBB
• Oct. 22 -- at Bunn
• Oct. 24 -- GRANVILLE CENTRAL

NASHVILLE SOCCER: Registration is currently ongoing for the Town of Nashville's Fall Youth Soccer League.

Signups will end on August 17. Children ages 3-12 are eligible to participate.

Practices will start the week of August 27 and games will be played on Saturdays beginning September 8 at Glover Park.

There is no cost to register for city residents. Cost is $10 for out-of-town residents.

Registration is available by visiting the Nashville Town Hall on Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. or by calling (252) 459-9796.

Also, registration for the Town of Nashville Environmental Camp will end on August 10.

The event is open to children ages 5-11 and will be staged Aug. 13-15 at Stoney Creek Environmental Park. Times will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day.

Cost is $45 for in-town residents and $75 for out-of-town residents.

Call (252) 459-9796 for more information.

NC STATE FOOTBALL: North Carolina State University will kick off its 2018 football season on Sept. 1 at home against non-league opponent James Madison University.

Kickoff is scheduled for noon at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh.

NCSU's complete ledger is as follows, with home games listed in CAPS:

• Sept. 1 -- JAMES MADISON, Noon
• Sept. 8 -- GEORGIA STATE, 12:30 p.m.
• Sept. 15 -- WEST VIRGINIA, 3:30 p.m.
• Sept. 22 -- at Marshall, 7 p.m.
• Sept. 29 -- VIRGINIA, TBA
• Oct. 6 -- BOSTON COLLEGE, TBA
• Oct. 20 -- at Clemson, TBA
• Oct. 27 -- at Syracuse, TBA
• Nov. 3 -- FLORIDA STATE, TBA
• Nov. 8 -- WAKE FOREST, 7:30 p.m.
• Nov. 17 -- at Louisville, TBA
• Nov. 24 -- at North Carolina, TBA

SPORTING CLAYS: AgCarolina Farm Credit, Cape Fear Farm Credit, and Carolina Farm Credit will be hosting the second annual Pull for Youth Sporting Clays events benefitting NC 4-H and FFA.

The festivities will feature a fun day of sporting clays shooting at one of three great courses in our state.

Participants will help Farm Credit support the future of agriculture and rebuild rural America by giving back to NC 4-H and FFA.

Lunch will be provided, and there will be plenty of great door prizes and raffles.

One of the locations for the events will be at Rose Hill Sporting Clays in Nashville on October 5.

The registration deadline will be Sept. 21.

Agriculture is the number-one industry in North Carolina.

By providing funds to NC 4-H and FFA, the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina are working together to make sure tomorrow's leaders in agriculture have a bright future.

In their first year, the Pull for Youth Sporting Clays Events raised over $100,000 for North Carolina 4-H and FFA.

The events were made possible by the support of 150 sponsors, over 350 shooters, and 150 volunteers.

Individual shooter registrations are $100.

Pre-registration is required to participate in each of the three sporting clays events.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available and start at just $300.

Visit farmcreditofnc.com/pullforyouth for more information.