Here are some upcoming events involving local high schools.
• The Gray’s Creek High School baseball team will hold a golf tournament fundraiser Saturday, March 17, at Cypress Lakes Golf Course.
Bear head baseball coach Jeff Nance said the format for the event is four-person captain’s choice.
The entry fee is $65 per person. The shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m.
There will be several events included with the tournament, among them closest to the pin, longest drive, holein- one prizes, food and beverages. Lunch will be catered by Fred Chason’s Grandsons restaurant.
The registration deadline is March 10, and entry fees should be made payable to Gray’s Creek High School, attention: Jeff Nance.
The mailing address is 5301 Celebration Dr., Hope Mills, NC 28348.
All the money raised by the tournament will be used to upgrade and improve the baseball program at Gray’s Creek.
• Terry Sanford High School will hold the fifth annual Bulldog Dash/Bash and Al Munoz Memorial 5K Saturday, March 17, at 8 a.m. at the school.
A portion of the proceeds will go to help cancer patients in the Cumberland County area.
You can register online at Active.com or get an entry form from the school. Mailed forms should be sent to 498 Windwoodon- Skye, Fayetteville, NC 28303 and sent attention: Bulldog Dash/Bash. All checks should be made payable to FTS Booster Club. The entry fee is $25 before March 2 and $30 after. The entry fee is not refundable.
A race packet distribution and late registration will begin the day of the race at 7 a.m.
For further information or to find out about large group registration, call Donna Johnson at 910-728-3702 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The recent string of snow/cold weather days causing school to be closed force some changes in the planned Play4Kay basketball fundraiser games scheduled by some of the Cumberland County Schools.
Following are the revised dates for some of the schools that had to move games.
Please contact each school before attending to make sure this is still a Play4Kay game.
Money raised at the games will be contributed to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in memory of the former N.C. State womens’ head coach.
Feb. 2 - Pine Forest at Cape Fear.
Feb. 5 - Pinecrest at Seventy-First.
Feb. 7 - Pine Forest at South View.
Photo: Jeff Nance, Gray’s Creek head baseball coach