Houston Fullback Leach To Hold Camp, Garrard To Attend

Vonta Leach (AP)

Former ECU Pirate Vonta Leach will hold his annual football camp this weekend at South Robeson High School in Rowland. The Houston Texans' Fullback will also host a benefit basketball game Friday night with former Pirate teammate and Jacksonville Jaguar Quarterback David Garrard along with several other NFL players.

Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. and the cost of admission is $5 for anyone 17-and-under and $10 for adults. An autograph session with the NFL players is scheduled for halftime.

All proceeds from the event will go to the Vonta Leach Foundation, which will present seven $500 college scholarships to Robeson County students during the basketball game.

Leach, Garrard, and the NFL players will coach the kids in the camp wich starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at South Robeson. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and is free.