June 11, 2015 RSS feed / Sports

Stars basketball camp gets started with youngest group

Some 36 kids ages 5-7 years old kicked off this year’s Starz basketball camp, hosted by the Washington Wilkes Parks and Recreation Department, with two more age groups to go this summer.  More...

BASEBALL’S BEST

Celebrating baseball’s senior statesmen

It is a fascinating study for me to read about some of the oldest living major league players who seem to defy the wheels of time. One such player is the great Boston Red Sox hall of famer Robert Pershing “Bobby” Doerr. More...

W-WPRD outlines summer activities

Summer sports and activities going on through the Washington Wilkes Parks and Recreation Department include:  1. More...

Fall soccer league registration starts July 1 for all ages

The Washington-Wilkes Parks and Recreation Fall Soccer League registration will begin on Monday, July 1, for all five of its age divisions covering young athletes from 7-17 years of age.  The last day of registration will be August 21 and all pl More...

Training set for soccer coaches, officials June 13

Anyone interested in being a soccer coach or official for the Washington Wilkes Parks and Recreation Department is invited to attend an official training class on June 13 at the W-WPRD gym from 9 a.m.- noon.  Those interested should call 706- 67 More...

Opportunities, volunteers plentiful for anyone who wants to go fishing

Fishing together with your child and family can build some powerful memories, so make this a summer to remember. Don’t know how to fish? No problem. More...

Shotgun team competes in trap match at Rock Eagle

Wilkes County 4-H’ers competed in the Georgia 4-H Modified Trap Match at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center. More...

Planning for annual classic underway

The annual Amos Martin Invitational Golf Tournament, a mainstay at the Washington-Wilkes County Club for more than 85 years, will be played during the Independence Day weekend, July 4-5. More...

Anglers 55+ will enjoy fishing rodeo June 20 at Crawfordville park

For seniors 55 and older who love fishing, the annual Senior Fishing Rodeo will be held Saturday, June 20, at Lake Liberty, located in front of the A.H. More...