Sports briefs — August 8, 2018

Published Aug 8, 2018 at 4:10pm

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: