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Sports briefs …

September 26, 2013

Triathlon schedule has been set


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WHITE LAKE — Dates have been set for the 2014 triathlons at White Lake.


— The White Lake Half-Triathlon — a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride and 13.1-mile run — will be held April 12 starting at 9 a.m.


— The White Lake Sprint Marathon — a 750-meter swim, 14-mile bike ride and 5K run — will be held April 13 starting at 9 a.m.


— The White Lake International Triathon — a 1,500-meter swim, 45K bike ride and 10K run — will be held Sept. 6 starting at 8 a.m.


— The White Lake Dash for Divas Triathlon — a 250-meter swim, 7-mile bike ride and 2-mile run — will be held Sept. 7 starting at 8 a.m.


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Clarkton DYB Turkey Shoot


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CLARKTON — The Clarkton Dixie Youth Baseball Turkey Shoot continues every Friday and Saturday through Dec. 21 at the corner of Old Abbottsburg Road and Twisted Hickory.


The first weekends of the event have attracted good crowds.


The event benefits the players of the Clarkton DYB program.


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CRAF apps are available


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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications for the Community Recreation Assistance Fund.


The CRAF has been established to aid communities within Bladen County in setting up and conducting active sports programming in their communities for ages 17 and under.


To apply for CRAF, a set of eligibility requirements, participants’ responsibilities and a form application have been made available at the Parks and Recreation Department.


For information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 910-862-6770. Deadline for applications is Feb. 28, 2014.