American Legion baseball tryouts set for May 12 at Barton

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Wilson American Legion Post 13 athletic director Bob Walston announced that the senior and junior baseball tryouts will be held Saturday, May 12, at Barton College’s Nixon Field.

The tryout, which begins at 10 a.m., is for both the junior and senior teams. Players should bring their own equipment.

Beddingfield varsity baseball coach Noah Edens will be the coach of the Post 13 senior team while Bruins assistant coach Matt Balance will lead the Post 13 juniors this summer.

Wilson Jr. Golf Association to hold Pup’s fundraiser

The Wilson County Junior Golf Association will hold a fundraiser Wednesday, May 23, at Pup’s Steakhouse in Wilson from 6-9 p.m.

All money raised will go to support the 40th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championships, to be held July 30-Aug. 1.

The tournament will begin Monday, July 30, at Wilson Country Club and continue Tuesday at Wedgewood Public Golf Course and the final round Wednesday will be contested at Willow Springs Country Club.

The awards banquet will be at Willow Springs on the evening of Aug. 1 following the final round. Entry forms will be available at a later date at all four Wilson courses.