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Silver Gloves tournament set for today through Saturday

The Arkansas Silver Gloves Boxing Association and the North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Center will host the Region 6 Silver Gloves Championship Tournament today, Friday, and Saturday at the North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow St. Ray Rodgers is tournament director.

State Champions representing Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas will compete in the tournament. The Champions from Saturday’s bouts will advance to the Silver Gloves National Tournament in Independence, Mo. on Jan. 29 through Feb. 1.

The bouts begin at 7 p.m. today and Friday, with bouts beginning at 1 p,m,. on Saturday. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students. For more information, call the Community Center at 791-8541.

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