FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Ferrum College’s non-conference men’s soccer match against Methodist (North Carolina) University, scheduled for Wednesday, was postponed.

No make-up date has been announced.

Methodist closed its campus Tuesday for the remainder of the week in response to Hurricane Dorian, which is expected to hit coastal cities in North and South Carolina.

Ferrum (1-1) returns to action Saturday at home against Southern Virginia University. Match time is 6 p.m.

Fly Girls’ Dance Camp is set for Saturday

Franklin County Fly Girls Dance Team is conducting a Junior Dance Camp Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at The Essig Recreation Center.

The camp is open to all elementary-age students.

Cost is $20 and each participant receives a t-shirt and gets the opportunity to perform at Franklin County’s junior varsity football game against Magna Vista, scheduled for Thursday, September 19 at C.I. (Cy) Dillon Stadium-Fred M. Brown Memorial Field.

For information or for a camp registration form, contact the dance team by email: fcflygirls@gmail.com.

Cross country teams to race in Stuart

STUART — Franklin County’s boys and girls cross country teams are scheduled to compete in a regular-season meet Tuesday at Rotary Park in Stuart.

Race time is 5 p.m.

The Eagles’ squads, Benjamin Franklin Middle School’s boys and girls teams and Christian Heritage Academy’s cross country teams are scheduled to compete in Saturday’s Knights Crossing at Green Hill Park in Roanoke County.

Race time is 10 a.m.

Youth soccer clinic is slated for Saturday at Waid Park

SIX-MILE POST – Franklin County’s boys soccer program is conducting a youth soccer clinic Saturday, September 7 at Waid Recreation Area and Sports Complex.

The Eagles coaching staff and players are in charge of the clinic.

The clinic is for ages 4 to 12.

The clinic starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 11 a.m.

Cost is $20.

Registration takes place the morning of the clinic.

It is asked that checks be made payable to FCHS Boys Soccer.

Participants will be taught techniques for dribbling, passing, shooting and field positioning.

The clinic provides participants to receive specialized training as the sport’s fall season begins.

For information, contact FCHS head coach Bradley Lang by email: bradley.lang@frco.k12.va.us.

Benefit golf tourney is set for Saturday at The Westlake

HARDY — The Franklin County Eagle Golf Boosters tournament is set for Saturday, September 7 at The Westlake Golf and Country Club.

Format is four-player Captain’s Choice.

Registration is 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch at noon and a shot-gun start at 1 p.m.

Proceeds benefit Franklin County’s golf program.

Fee is $240 and includes tournament entry, gift bag, lunch and one mulligan per player.

A red tee and a toss can be purchased a registration for $10. Limit is one per player.

50-50 tickets drawing are scheduled with tickets available for purchase.

Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place and in the longest drive, closest to the pin and putting competitions.

Sponsorships are available at three levels: gold ($100), silver ($50) and bronze ($25); each features its own amenities.

For information, call FCHS head golf coach Mike Rogers (540) 493-5985 or contact him by email: michael.rogers@frco.k12.va.us .

Benefit golf tourney is set for September 14 at Mariners Landing

HUDDLESTON – Burnt Chimney Volunteer Fire Department is staging its annual benefit golf tournament Saturday, September 14 at Mariners Landing Golf and Country Club.

Format is four-player Captain’s Choice.

Shot-gun start is 9 a.m.

Fee is $240 per team.

Lunch will be served following the round.

Gift certificates will be available at each hole.

For information, call Everett Wilson (540), 493-9102.

Pure Pro wrestling returns to Franklin County YMCA

Pure Pro Wrestling returns to the Franklin County Family YMCA Saturday, September 14.

Bell time is 7:30 p.m.

Misty Mountain Wares of Rocky Mount is sponsoring the card.

Tickets are $12. Youth age 6 and younger are admitted free.

Front row tickets are available in advance at Misty Mountain Wares, 1455 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount.

Eagle Strut 5K is set for September 14

The Eagle Strut 5K race returns for its eighth year Saturday, September 14.

Proceeds benefit Franklin County High School’s senior class – they will be used to offset activity cost and provide aid to those class members who are most in need.

The race takes runners around the town of Rocky Mount.

The 3.1-mile course serves as a perfect introduction to running for novice participants and is enough of a challenge to keep advanced runners interested.

The race takes the starter’s gun at 8 a.m. from the steps of the Roy M. Law Building facing C.I. (Cy) Dillon Stadium-Fred M. Brown Memorial Field.

From there, runners take a right on Tanyard Road, a left on Pell Avenue, a right on North Main Street, a right on Greer Lane, a left on North Main Street, a left on Tanyard Road and finish at FCHS.

Clayton Stanford and Taylor Jones are the reigning men’s and women’s champion.

From 2014-2017, runners had the option to enter and compete in a 10K (6.2 miles) race.

Past champions are Mark Joyce and Emily Burgess (5K) and Dustin Spivey and Amanda Rucker (10K) in 2014; Quint Seagle and Julia Garcia (5K) and Luke Erikson and Martina Stevens (10K) in 2015; David Carter and Frances Lash (5K) and Rob Prom and Molly Philpott (10K) in 2016; and Spivey and Pam Rickard (5K) and Prom and Mary Ellen Philpott (10K) in 2017.

For information, contact Jennifer Bennett by email: Jennifer.bennett@frco.k12.va.us.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.