Sports briefs: May 12

May 11, 2013 

Dragons open registration

Football and cheer registration for the Knightdale Dragons Pop Warner organization is now open.

The cost for flag football is $80, cheerleading is $100 and tackle football is $120 per player. The program is open to youth ages 5-13.

Registration will be held at the Knightdale Dick’s Sporting Goods Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

A registration form can also be filled out online at

Warrior football to hold golf fundraiser

A four-man superball golf tournament to benefit the East Wake High School football program and boosters club will be held May 17 at Zebulon Country Club.

The cost of $300 per team includes golf, gift bags, on-course food and beverages, and a barbecue chicken plate dinner will be held after the tournament. Tee box sponsorships are also available at a cost of $100.

The tournament is limited to the first 30 teams or 120 golfers to register. For more information, call Dan Carter at 919-795-2190.

Zebulon team wants swimmers

The Zebulon Dolphins swim team is looking for swimmers ages 3-18 to participate on the summer league swim team.

The swim team season begins May 20 and runs through July 25.

For more information on the team, or to join, contact Barnanne Creech at 919-269-2057 or email

Warriors to hold fundraiser

The East Wake wrestling team and Omega Championship Wrestling plan to host a fundraising wrestling show at East Wake High School on May 25 to help the Warriors purchase a new wrestling mat.

Tickets are now on sale for the event. For more information, call Brian Staples at 919-291-1871.

Football camps on horizon

The Knightdale Football Association plans to hold football camps June 8-9, from 3-5 p.m. each day.

The non-contact camps are open to any player in the local community ages 5-12, regardless of team affiliation.

The cost is $18.55 per participant and includes a T-shirt and a meal on the last date.

To register, visit and download a registration form.

Soccer club sets summer dates

The Tri-County Soccer Club summer league is scheduled to run from June 17-Aug. 2.

The first half of the session will consist of fundamentals training. The second half will be a game in which the players can apply the techniques and skills they have learned.

The registration fees vary from $75-90 for the league, offered to players ages 3-12.

Players ages 3-5 will meet Mondays from 6-7 p.m., ages 6-8 will meet Tuesdays from 6-7:30 and ages 9-12 will meet Thursdays from 6-7:30.

At least 10 children in each of the three age groups must sign-up in order for the summer league to be held.

The soccer club also plans to hold a summer camp July 8-12 for players ages 6-12. The camp will run from 1-6 p.m. each of those days and the cost is $100 per player.

The camp will also focus on fundamentals and game experience. At least 20 children must sign-up in order for the summer camp to be held.

Registration fees for the summer league and camp will be refunded if enough children do not sign up.

For more information, email

Yoga meets in Knightdale

Knightdale Parks and Recreation is now offering Wednesday night yoga classes at the Knightdale Clubhouse.

The classes will run from 5:45-7 p.m. at a cost of $7 per class. Participants are asked to bring their own mat and bottled water.

For more information, call 919-217-2236.

Aerobics classes ongoing

Mandy’s Aerobics is an ongoing class held at the Knightdale Recreation Center.

Class are held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30-9 a.m. (abs) and 9-10 (step/sculpt).

Classes also meet Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m., and Sundays beginning at 6 p.m.

The cost is $5 per class, and all equipment is provided except for a mat or towel and water bottle.

For more information, call 217-2236.

Zebulon holds fitness classes

The Zebulon Community Center has several offerings for those interested in exercising.

•  Boot Camp PM meets on Tuesdays through Nov. 13 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Zebulon Community Center.

The six-week program is taught by Andrea Gravenhorst and is designed to benefit both athletes and fitness beginners.

The cost is $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents. For more information, call the center at 919-823-0432.

•  Beginners trekking will meet on Wednesdays from Nov. 7-28.

Those interested in some outdoor walking can meet at the Zebulon Community Center for the 10-11 a.m. sessions with Amy Skaggs. In the event of inclement weather, the program will meet inside the community center.

The cost of the six-session program is $18 per resident and $24 for non-residents. For more information, call the center at 919-823-0432.

•  Yoga classes are held Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. at the Zebulon Community Center under the instruction of Ganel Johnson.

The cost is $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents for seven sessions. For more information, call the community center at 823-0432.

•  Zumba classes are held on Mondays from 6-7 p.m. under the instruction of Jennifer Underwood.

The cost for seven sessions is $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents, or $5 for one class.

•  The Get Fit Pass is good for seven sessions of four different classes held at the Zebulon Community Center.

Zumba meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m., Trekking meets Tuesdays from 9-9:50 a.m., Pilates meets Wednesdays from 9-9:50 a.m., and Strength Training meets Thursdays from 9-9:50 a.m.

The cost for seven sessions is $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents.

Workouts in Wendell

The Wendell Community Center has several offerings for those interested in exercising.

•  Total Body Fitness with Beth Narron is held Tuesdays at 8 a.m. and Zumba is held Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

•  Bootcamp Fitness Class with Beth Narron meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and another round of Total Body Fitness is held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 a.m.

•  The community center weight room is open Monday-Thursday from 6 a.m.-9 p.m. and Friday from 6 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $10 per month for residents and $20 per month for non-residents.

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