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Mid-South Golden Gloves Boxing tournament starts tonight in North Little Rock

The Mid-South Golden Gloves Boxing Association and the North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Center will host the Mid-South Golden Gloves Championship Tournament from today, Friday and Saturday at the North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow St., North Little Rock.

Ray Rodgers is the tournament director.

Champions from Memphis, West Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas will compete in the tournament.

The winners of the Open Division of the Mid-South Tournament will advance to the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 12-17.

The bouts begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for students. For more information call the Community Center at 791-8541.

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