Sports Notes

May 5, 2014 

Three Little Ligs Triathlon in Smithfield

The Chick-fil-a Three Little Pigs Triathlon will be held in Smithfield on Saturday, June 14, with a 7:30 a.m. start. The race includes a 250-yard pool swim, a 14-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile run. The event starts and finishes at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center. Register online at fsseries.com (event 169) until the event is full. Both individual and relay team entries are being accepted.

Johnston Horse Show Series for 2014

The Johnston County Horse Show Series dates for 2014 are set. These shows are open to all riding disciplines and equine breeds. Dates for 2014 are May 10, June 28, Aug. 9-10 (at Hunt Horse Complex, Raleigh), Sept. 20, Oct. 25 and Nov. 22. For more information, visit blaine-mclaughlin-stables.com, email Johnston.county.horse.show@gmail.com or call 919-934-1344.

Concussion testing in Smithfield

Baseline concussion testing for athletes will be available May 21 at Neuse Charter School. Advanced Physical Therapy of Smithfield will offer the test with no fee. Students must have signed parental consent to take the test. For more information, call Dr. Daniel Skulavik at 919-300-5040.

Summer youth basketball program

The Johnston County Youth Development Basketball League will offer a summer program, partnering with Networks Basketball to provide sessions of basketball and life-skills development. The program will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 23-24 and July 7-8 bat locations in Clayton and Smithfield. The cost is $55 per player. An exhibition night of play will be held at 6:30 p.m. July 14 at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center. For more information or to register, email jocoyouthbasketball@gmail.com or call 919-934-2005.

Hunter Horse Shows for 2014

The Johnston County Hunter Horse Show Series dates for 2014 are May 24, June 14, Sept. 6 and Nov. 8. All riding disciplines and equine breeds are welcome. For more information, visit blaine-mclaughlin-stables.com, email Johnston.county.horse.show@gmail.com or call 919-934-1344.

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