Baseball tryouts set for June 1 and June 2

Published 6:19 pm Friday, May 29, 2020

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AHOSKIE – A new baseball league has formed and includes a team from the Roanoke-Chowan area.

The RC Twin Rivers Redbirds will participate in the Independent Summer League. The team is open to anyone between the ages of 15-19 (cannot turn 20 in this calendar year) who resides in the four counties of the Roanoke-Chowan area (Bertie, Gates, Hertford and Northampton). They will play a 26-game regular season schedule that begins later this month.

The Redbirds – coached by David Ellis, Jonathan Hobbs and Bryan Merritt – will hold open tryouts at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 1 and Tuesday, June 2 at the Ahoskie Creek Recreational Complex.

For more info, contact Coach Ellis at 252-209-1103 or Coach Hobbs at 252-333-7866.


About Cal Bryant

Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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