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WWE Smackdown coming to Greensboro.

WWE Smackdown coming to Greensboro Coliseum

GREENSBORO — The WWE Friday Night Smackdown will make a tour stop on Nov. 26 at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Tickets for the 7:45 p.m. Smackdown start at $20. They are on sale at noon Friday at and the Greensboro Coliseum box office.

The Smackdown's superstars will be broadcast to the world from the Greensboro Coliseum.

The lineup, which is subject to change, is expected to include Roman Reigns, Becky Lynch, Bianca Belair, Sasha Banks, Rey Mysterio, Seth Rollins, The Usos, Big E, Baron Corbin, Dolph Ziggler, Finn Balor, Kevin Owens, King Nakamura and Sami Zayn.

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Youth Sports Officials Wanted

Anyone interested in officiating middle school, junior varsity, or varsity basketball should report to the Rockingham County High School on Monday night, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. The Central Carolina Officials Association will be having the first rules clinic of the year. For more information call Jerry Talley at 336-344-2224.

Kiwanis Club Golf Tournament

The 34th Annual Kiwanis Club Tournament with be held on Saturday, Oct. 2 at the Monroeton Golf Club. The tournament is a captain's choice format with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The cost is $55 per golfer and includes all golf fees, a biscuit breakfast and pizza lunch, prizes and goody bags. Registration and breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. Four person teams are welcome as well as individuals who will be placed on a team. There will also be a putting contest following the tournament. To sign up, text 336-587-3640.  All proceeds will go to fund various youth programs in Rockingham County. 

NBA G League's Greensboro Swarm to open season in November

The Greensboro Swarm's NBA G League schedule for the 2021-22 season will start on Nov. 5. Here's what you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets affiliate and their playing dates:

Key dates

Nov. 5: Birmingham (Pelicans), 7 (season opener)

Dec. 31: Windy City (Bulls), 1

Jan. 17: Capital City (Wizards), 1

March 31: Maine (Celtics), 7 (final home game)

April 2: At Raptors 905, 2 (final game)


The Fieldhouse at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex

Home games: 26 (17 on Fridays or Saturdays)

Away games: 22

Winter Showcase neutral site: 2

Showcase Cup

The season's first 14 games will be part of a new event, the Showcase Cup, which will end with a championship at the Winter Showcase Dec. 19-22. Teams will be separated into four regional pods, playing 12 games, with the teams with the top winning percentages in each pod and the four teams with the next-best winning percentages advancing to a single-elimination tournament at the Winter Showcase.

After the Showcase

Team records will be reset, and a 36-game regular season will begin Dec. 27. Only records from the 36-game season will determine the playoff field.

For more information and full schedule visit or call (336) 907-3600.


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