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Lebanon Clowns Negro League baseball team celebration The Roy Bailey African American Museum and History Center will celebrate the legacy of the Negro League baseball players, honoring the Lebanon Clowns baseball team at 4 p.m. July 28 at Pickett-Rucker United Methodist Church. Rev. Charli...
Jul 17, 2013

Lebanon Clowns Negro League baseball team celebration

The Roy Bailey African American Museum and History Center will celebrate the legacy of the Negro League baseball players, honoring the Lebanon Clowns baseball team at 4 p.m. July 28 at Pickett-Rucker United Methodist Church. Rev. Charlie Edward McAdoo will be the guest speaker. The Chris Price Athletic Award, named in memory of a former Lebanon High two-sport athlete and Middle Tennessee State baseball player, will be presented. Admission is free, though donations would be appreciated.

LGSA fall signups Saturday

Registration for the Lebanon Girls Softball Association's fall season will be held from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the league's Baird Park clubhouse. Online signups for the 6U, 8U, 10U and 14U league may also be completed online at www.lebanongirlssoftball.com. Players must be 4 by Aug. 1 of this year. Registration fee is $30 per player. Email questions to lebanongirlssoftball@gmail.com or call Wayne Oakley at 305-4590.

Wilson United Soccer signups coming up

The Wilson United Soccer League will have signups for the fall season for recreational youth [ages 3-up], adult and select players, from 9 a.m.-noon July 20 and 27 at Byars Dowdy Elementary School, 906 Hickory Ridge Rd. Signups will also be held during those hours Aug. 3 at Byars Dowdy and at Dick's Sporting Goods in Mt. Juliet. For more information, call 443-4833 or go online to register at www.wilsonunited.org.

Wilson Central girls hoops camp upcoming

The Wilson Central Lady Wildcats will hold their Camp of Champions on July 22-23 from 8 a.m. until noon for second- through eighth-graders. The camp is $35 through July 12 early registration or $45 afterward.  The first 20 campers to register will get a basketball.  To register or for more information, contact coach Bud Brandon at 615-453-4600, ext. 1089 or brandonr@wcschools.com

Southside Middle to hold baseball tryouts  

Southside Middle School will have baseball tryouts July 26 from 5-7 p.m. and July 27 from 9-11 a.m. at the baseball field. Sixth- through eighth-grade players are encouraged to attend.  For tryouts, players should be dressed in proper baseball attire – baseball pants, T-shirt, hat, glove and cleats. Also, players must bring a copy of a current physical exam. Contact John Guethlein at 615-290-3204 or jguethlein@bellsouth.net for additional details.

Lebanon Jr. Pro Football signups underway

Signups for the City of Lebanon Junior Pro Football League are underway online at lebanoncitysports.com. An in-person signup day will be held at the Harold Dean Greer Recreation Center in Baird Park from 9-11 a.m. July 27. Pre-registration is also available before July 27 at the rec center from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. [closed from 11 a.m.-noon] weekdays. A copy of the child's birth certificate and the $40 registration fee are required at signups. The program is for children ages 6-11 [as of Aug. 1 of this year] who live in Wilson County. For more information, call Nancy Lee at 449-0303.

Hunters Point Men's Invitational Aug. 3-4

Hunters Point's 36th annual Men's Invitational will be held Aug. 3-4. Entry fee is $110, which includes green fees for practice round and two tournament rounds [carts not included], prizes and lunch Saturday night. It will be pre-flighted. For more information or to register, call 444-7521 or visit www.hunterspointgolf.com

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