Sports Shorts 1-30-19

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A weekly listing of area sports news and events

Register soon for youth ball sports
Registration for the following Lancaster County Parks and Recreation youth ball sports opens Feb. 25.
• T-ball for boys ages 4-5, as of May 1, 2019, costs $50. This group hits strictly off the tee.
• Swing league for boys ages 5-6, as of May 1, 2019, costs $50. This is coach pitch for the first three balls, then two off the tee if the batter fails to hit pitched balls.
• New Sweetee softball for girls ages 4-6, as of Aug. 31, 2019, costs $50. This league combines the girls T-ball and swing leagues. They will play with a 10-inch softcore softball. The girls will be allowed to hit off a tee and/or a coach pitch.
Call (803) 285-5545 for details. Register online at www.mylancastersc.org/park or at one of these sites:
• Springdale Recreation Center, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays Feb. 25- March 15
• Walnut Creek Facility, 10521 Walnut Creek Parkway off U.S. 521 North, Indian Land, 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 28, March 7, 12 and 14

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