Golden Gloves starting Friday
The Arkansas Golden Gloves Boxing Association and the North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Center will host the 78th annual Arkansas Golden Gloves State Championship Tournament on Friday and Saturday at the North Little Rock Community Center.
Boxers representing 23 Arkansas boxing clubs will compete in the tournament. The champions from Saturday’s bouts will advance to the Mid-South Golden Gloves Tournament in North Little Rock on April 6-8, with champions from west Tennessee, middle Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas.
The bouts begin at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for students. For more information, call the community center at (501) 791-8541.