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Sports Shorts 8-2-17

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A weekly listing of local sports news and events

County offers fall youth sports

Registration is now open for Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission’s fall youth sports. The county offers football, cheerleading and volleyball for ages 7-12; soccer for ages 5-15; and introduction to soccer for 4-year-olds.

Fees are $75 for football, $30 for cheerleading, $50 for volleyball, $65 for soccer and $50 for intro to soccer.

The age cut-off date is Sept. 1, 2017.

In the 4-year-old soccer program, each child will be introduced to the basic techniques of soccer, and receive a T-shirt and soccer ball. It will meet twice a week for about six weeks. 

Register online at www.mylancastersc.org/parks or at one of the following locations, dates and times:

- Indian Land @ Walnut Creek, 10521 Walnut Creek Parkway: July 31-Aug. 3, 7, 9, 10, 14, 16-17, 6-8 p.m.

- Springdale Recreation Center, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster: July 31-Aug. 18, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays

For details, call (803) 285-5545.

Family Fishing Clinic Aug. 19 in Sun City

A free Family Fishing Clinic is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 19 at Grandparents’ Park in Sun City Carolina Lakes. Instructors are SCCL Sport Fishing Club volunteers, trained by the S.C. De-partment of Natural Resources. The clinic will introduce the basics of fishing. Bait, rods and reels, and tackle will be provided. To register, call (803) 737-8483, email aquaced@dnr.sc.gov or visit www.dnr.sc.gov/aquaced.

Greenway golf tournament Aug. 19

The Lindsay Pettus Greenway Golf Tournament is 9 a.m. Aug. 19 at Lancaster Golf Club, 1821 Springs Club Road, Lancaster. It costs $200 for a four-man team and includes lunch, door prizes and gift bags. 

Prizes include $500 for first place, $300 for second place, $100 for third place and prizes for the closest to pin and longest drive. Teams may register at the golf course or email Katsul@comporium.net before Aug. 16.


Editor’s note: We welcome your submissions. Send sports information to Carolina Gateway, P.O. Box 640, Lancaster, SC 29721; fax it to (803) 283-8969; or email it to cgnews@thelancasternews.com. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday for the next week’s paper.