Football Preview — Sept. 2
On Friday, two local teams are in action for the third week of high school football, and two teams have a bye week.
East Wilkes and Starmount will have a week off, while Forbush and Elkin will be back in action this week. Starmount’s next game will be Sept. 9 at home against cross-county rival Forbush. East Wilkes’ next game will be Sept. 9 at North Stokes.
This week, the Forbush Falcons will take on North Wilkes (1-1) at Falcon Stadium. The Falcons are off to a great start as they are 2-0 so far this season. They are looking to keep their undefeated season going and finally get a winning record in the books.
Elkin will be in action at undefeated Mount Airy (2-0). The Buckin’ Elks have struggled this season as they have yet to win a game. They’ll be looking to change their record, as they take on a strong Mount Airy team.
For live updates of both games, follow along on Twitter @YadkinElkSports.
Sports Briefs — September events
Race More for Macemore
YADKINVILLE — The annual Race More for Macemore 5K run/walk will be held on Sept. 7 at Collide Church in Yadkinville. The walk/run will begin at 9 a.m. and will go through downtown Yadkinville. This event honors Austin Macemore, who died at the age of 19 after a courageous race against cancer. On his inspirational legacy and passionate spirit to help others, Big A Ministries was founded. His ministry supports others battling serious health conditions, missions, the YMCA, athletics and scholarships for local college bound students. To register, go to http://www.active.com/yadkinville-nc/running/distance-running-races/race-more-for-macemore-2016.
Shrine Club golf tournament
BOONVILLE — The Elkin Jonesville Shrine Club will hold its annual golf tournament at Silo Run Golf Club in Boonville on Sept. 30. Tee time is set for 1 p.m. The tournament will be a four-player captain’s choice format. Entry fee is $240 per team ($60 per player), with cash prizes for the winning teams plus closest to pin and most accurate drive prizes. Lunch will be served for players from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Entry deadline is Sept. 23 at 5 p.m. For more information or to register, contact John Day, tournament chair, at 828-477-4031.
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