Sports Shorts 1-24-18

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A weekly listing of local sports news and events

Donkey basketball game Jan. 27

The Indian Land Athletic Booster Club will hold its annual donkey basketball game, sponsored by Founders Federal Credit Union and Hwy 55 Restaurant, at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 at Indian Land High School. 

Tickets are $5 in advance at the ILHS main office or at the door. There will be a 50/50 raffle, half-time donkey rides for $2, and concessions from Hwy 55.

For details, call ILHS athletics director Tal Horton at (803) 547-7571.

Warriors spring sports tryouts

Indian Land High School tryouts for baseball, softball, boys and girls soccer and track are Jan. 29. Tryouts for boys and girls track are Feb. 5. All students who want to try out for a sport must have an updated physical dated April 1, 2017, or beyond. Students must have a planetHS account as well.

Call ILHS athletics director Tal Horton, at (803) 547-7571, if you have a question regarding PlanetHS.

Spring sports registration ending

Registration for Lancaster County Parks and Recreation spring sports ends Jan. 26.

Spring soccer for ages 5-13 (as of Sept. 1, 2018)  costs $65. 

Instructional soccer for age 4 (as of Sept. 1, 2018) is $50.

Girls softball for ages 7-12 (as of Jan. 1, 2018; but if a girl will be 7 by May 1, 2018, she can play), is $75.

Boys baseball for ages 7-12 (as of May 1, 2018) is $75.

Register online at www.mylancastersc.org/park through Jan. 26 or at one of these locations:

- Indian Land Recreation Center, 8286 Charlotte Highway – 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 24 and 25 

- Springdale Recreation Center, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster – 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays through Jan. 26 

For details, call Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Department at (803) 285-5545 or visit www.mylancastersc.org/park. 

Dixie Baseball sets registration

Lancaster Dixie Baseball will open registration for the 2018 youth baseball season Jan. 29 at United Forklift, 2175 McIlwain Road, Lancaster.

The first session of registration is Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Registration will also be Feb. 3 and 10, 9 a.m.-noon; and Feb. 5-9 and Feb. 12-16, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

For details, call Dale Laney at (704) 695-5730.


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