Sports Shorts 6-14-17

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A weekly listing of local sports news and events

Family Fishing Clinic June 17

A free Family Fishing Clinic is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 17 at Grandparents’ Park in Sun City Carolina Lakes. Instructors are SCCL Sport Fishing Club volunteers, trained by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR). Bait, rods and reels, and tackle will be provided. 

The clinic will introduce the basics of fishing to the young and old. To register, call (803) 737-8483, email aquaced@dnr.sc.gov or visit www.dnr.sc.gov/aquaced. 

Youth wrestling camp June 19-21

The Indian Land Warriors youth wrestling camp for ages kindergarten through sixth grade is 9 a.m.-noon June 19-21 at the Indian Land High School gym, 8063 River Road. Wrestlers should be dropped off at 8:30 a.m. and picked up at noon and bring their own snacks. 

The camp stresses foundation wrestling skills. Pizza and T-shirts will be provided the last day of the camp when a tournament is held. 

The camp costs $60 per person. For details, contact ILHS wrestling coach Leon Boulware at (803) 412-5986 or Leon.Boulware@lcsdmail.net.

Gregory Center offers swim lessons

The Gregory Health and Wellness Center pool at the University of South Carolina Lancaster is offering swim lessons for infants (6 months) to adult beginners. 

Morning and evening sessions are offered. The next session is June 19-29. Cost is $55-$60, depending on age.

The classes are taught by USCL Aquatics Director Anne H. Small and her staff.

To register, call (803) 313-7102 or (803) 313-7106.

County swimming pool offers lessons

The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation swimming pool, 106 S. Wylie St., Lancaster, offers swim lessons June 19-29 and July 10-20. Cost is $50 per person.

The county pool is open to the public 3-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday and 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday. It will be closed June 1, 5 and 15. 

For details, call (803) 285-5545 or visit www.mylancastersc.org/parks.

Youth softball camp June 24

The LA Elite will host a youth softball camp June 24 at the Lancaster High School softball field, adjacent to North Elementary School.

Camp registration is 9-9:30  a.m. The camp, open to girls ages 5-12, includes instruction for pitchers and catchers 9:30 a.m.-11. Instruction for batting, fielding and base running is 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. All skills will be taught by Lancaster area alumni softball players.

Cost is $15 for catching and pitching and $20 for batting, fielding and base running.

The camp will feature a closing session with water to help campers learn to slide. Hot dog plates, baked goods and camp T-shirts will also be sold.

Warriors baseball hosts youth camp

The Indian Land High School Warriors baseball team will host a youth baseball camp 8 a.m.-noon June 27-29. The camp is open to ages 6-12, with a cost of $60 per person. 

Register at the ilwarriors.com website. Checks can be made out to ILABC and mailed to Coach Joey Robinson, Indian Land High School, 8063 River Road, Indian Land, SC 29707, or dropped off at ILHS.

For details, call Robinson at (803) 547-7571.

ILHS offers volleyball camps

Indian Land High School, 8063 River Road, will host Premiere Volleyball Training Camps for rising ninth- through 12th-grade girls. Camp hours are 6:30-9 p.m. 

The July 10-11 hitting camp is for outside, middle and right side hitters. The July 17-18 digging camp will focus on serving, passing and digging. 

Camps cost $125 each. Make checks payable to ILABC, Attention: Tal Horton, Volleyball Camps, 8063 River Road, Indian Land, SC 29707. 

For details, contact Jim Seidel at coachjimvb@gmail.com or Tal Horton at (803) 549-1893 or Tal.Horton@lcsdmail.net.

Proceeds will benefit the ILHS volleyball team via the Indian Land Athletic Booster Club.

County offers Friday night basketball

Friday night basketball, open to players in grades 7-12, is held each Friday at the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Springdale Complex gym at 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with games to begin at 7. Games end at 9:45 p.m.

The fee is $3 per person. No book bags are allowed.

For details, call director Deuce Dunlap at (803) 287-6894.



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