ROCKY MOUNT -- Nash Central High School will kick off its 2019 football schedule on Aug. 23 with a home game against the Southeast Halifax Trojans.
Nash Central's slate in the Eastern Plains Conference will begin Oct. 11 at home versus Farmville Central.
Central's complete worksheet is as follows, with home matchups listed in CAPS:
• Aug. 23 -- SOUTHEAST HALIFAX
• Aug. 29 -- at Southern Nash
• Sept. 6 -- EAST CHAPEL HILL
• Sept. 13 -- NORTHERN NASH
• Sept. 20 -- BERTIE
• Sept. 27 -- at Rocky Mount
• Oct. 11 -- FARMVILLE CENTRAL*
• Oct. 18 -- at SW Edgecombe*
• Oct. 25 -- WILSON BEDDINGFIELD*
• Nov. 1 -- at NORTH PITT*
• Nov. 8 -- NORTH JOHNSTON*
* -- Denotes Eastern Plains Conference Games
NASH PARKS: Registration for Youth T-Ball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, and Flag Football will run through July 31.
The T-Ball program will have two divisions: Minor T-Ball for ages 3-4 and Major T-Ball for ages 5-6.
For players participating in the Major Division, each child will be awarded three pitches from their coach.
If they are unsuccessful at making contact after the first three pitches, the "Batting T" will be brought into play. Player eligibility is as of January 1, 2020.
The Youth Baseball & Softball program will be offered for players ages 7-15.
The programs will be split into four leagues -- (8U Softball Machine Pitch & 8U Machine Pitch Baseball, 10U, 12U, 15U). Player eligibility for softball is as of January 1, 2020 and May 1, 2020 for baseball.
Youth Spring Soccer will be offered boys and girls ages 3-15 (as of August 1, 2019). Each age group will be separated by gender depending on participation numbers.
This sport is not only an enjoyable source of exercise, but it is an excellent place for participants to socialize with others of similar age.
The registration fee for all sports will be $35.
Citizens can register online at nashcounty.recdesk.com/community or they can go to the office, which is located on the 3rd floor of the Administrative Building in Downtown Nashville.
If there are any questions regarding the programs, feel free to contact the office at (252) 462-2628.
GOLF TOURNEY: The Carolina Hurricanes Foundation has announced plans for its 21st annual Carolina Hurricanes Foundation Golf Tournament to be held on Sept. 9.
By raising funds through events like the Golf Tournament, the Foundation awarded $450,000 to 25 different children's charities and youth hockey organizations in 2018-19.
The Carolina Hurricanes Foundation Golf Tournament presented by ThreeBridge Solutions will take place at Prestonwood Country Club on Sept. 9, with an 11 a.m. shotgun start.
Carolina Hurricanes players, coaches, broadcasters and management will join each participating foursome.
Each golfer will receive an exclusive player gift bag filled with Hurricanes gear.
Lunch will be served on-course with snacks and beverages available throughout the day.
Following the tournament, golfers will enjoy a dinner reception where prizes will be awarded to the tournament's top teams and individual-hole contest winners.
Additionally, participants will receive two tickets to a 2019-20 Hurricanes game and pre-game reception.
For tournament registration and sponsorship opportunities, contact Lindsay Robertson at email@example.com or 919-861-5474.
ALL-STAR GAMES: The annual North Carolina Coaches Association's East-West All-Star Games will be held this July in Greensboro.
Tickets for each game will be available at the gate.
Here is the event schedule:
• Girls Basketball -- July 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Greensboro Coliseum
• Boys Basketball -- July 15 at 8 p.m. at Greensboro Coliseum
• Girls Soccer -- July 16 at 6:30 p.m. at MacPherson Stadium at Bryan Park, Greensboro
• Boys Soccer -- July 16 at 8 p.m. at MacPherson Stadium at Bryan Park, Greensboro
• Football -- July 17 at 8 p.m. at Jamieson Stadium at Grimsley High School, Greensboro
NASHVILLE P&R: The Town of Nashville Parks and Recreation Department will conduct its 2019 football camp July 15, 16 and 18 at The Hornets Nest at Glover Park.
The free camp is open to youths ages 6-12. You need to attend this event if you want to play this fall for the Nashville Hornets.
For more information, call (252) 459-9796.
5-K: The Carolina Hurricanes Foundation has announced plans for its seventh annual Canes 5-K Race.
By raising funds through events like the Canes 5k event, the Foundation awarded $450,000 to 25 different children's charities and youth hockey organizations in 2018-19.
The seventh annual Canes 5-K will take place at PNC Arena on Sept. 8 at 9:30 a.m., and all proceeds will benefit the Carolina Hurricanes Foundation.
The event will include a 5k race around PNC Arena and surrounding areas, 100- and 200-yard kids' dashes, inflatables and appearances by Stormy and the Pepsi Storm Squad.
Carolina Hurricanes players, staff and alumni are also scheduled to participate.
For more information or to sign up for the Canes 5-K Race, visit www.Hurricanes.com/Canes5k.