‘Canned Food’ games set for Nov. 23-27

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 15, 2002

The East Suffolk Federated Civil League will be holding its 18th annual &uot;Canned Food Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament&uot; Nov. 23-27 at Booker T. Washington Recreation Center. Eight teams of ages 9-12, 13-17, and 18-and-above will be allowed. Teams may have a maximum of 12 players. All team deposits or registration fees must be paid by Nov. 9. All team members are required to bring a canned food to each game. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Suffolk Rescue Squad and all food will go to non-profit organizations.

For more information, contact Johnnie Edwards at 539-6069, David Baker at 539-9407 or William Goodman at 539-0726.

Soccer, basketball signups start Oct. 26

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Registration for the Parks and Rec. Department indoor soccer and basketball leagues will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays from Oct. 26 to Nov. 23 at the Mack Benn, Oakland, King’s Fork, and Northern Shores Recreation Centers.

The cost is $35 for novice (5-7) and $40 for Pee-Wee (8-10) and Midget (11-13). A volunteer coach’s meeting will be held at Birdsong Rec. Center on Oct. 22. For more information, call 923-2360.

Wrestling legends to visit NN on Oct. 20

Longtime wrestling rivals &uot;Beautiful&uot; Bobby Eaton of the &uot;Midnight Express&uot; and Ricky Morton of the &uot;Rock and Roll Express&uot; will square off in the 3rd Annual Virginia Champion-ship Wrestling Anniversary show at the Mitty’s nightclub in Newport News on Oct. 20.

The Barbarian, a former WWF and WCW superstar will be on the card, which will begin at 6 p.m. VCW champion Sean Lei will defend his title against Phil Brown, For more information, call 246-4580.