Sports briefs — August 8, 2018
Turning Stone billiards event starts Aug. 23
VERONA — Mike Zuglan’s Joss Northeast 9-Ball Billiards Tour and Turning Stone Resort Casino will present the Turning Stone Classic XXX 9-Ball Open on Aug. 23-26.
The event will take place in the Event Center and will include a field of 128 players.
During the week of the tourney, matches begin on Thursday at 4 p.m., 6, 8 and 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m., 12 noon, 2 p.m., 4, 6, 8 and 10 p.m.and Sunday at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. leading up to the finals at 7 p.m.
Besides the finals running on Sunday, there will be another “second chance” tournament held beginning at 10 a.m. The event is for non-pro players eliminated from the main event.
The event admission is free, and there will be promotional giveaways.
A complete list of players and additional information is available online at: www.joss9balltour.com