Sports Shorts 6-19-19

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A weekly listing of area sports news and events

Springdale Complex closes for tourney
Lancaster County Parks and Recreation will host the Dixie Softball District 2 all-star tournament June 22-26 at the Springdale Recreation Complex, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster.
Admission will be charged as you enter the parking lot. 
Due to the high volume and limited parking, LCPRC officials will close the Springdale Recreation Complex, including the walking track, playground, open fields, etc., to the public for the duration of the tournament.
The closing days and times are listed below:
• June 22, closed all day
• June 23, closed noon- 10 p.m.
• June 24, closed 4-11 p.m.
• June 25, closed 4-11p.m.
• June 26, closed 4-11p.m.
ILHS Youth Softball Camp is June 24-27
Indian Land High School will host its Youth Softball Camp 9 a.m.-noon June 24-27 at the ILHS softball field beside Indian Land Elementary School.
The camp is for ages 5-12 and campers should bring their own equipment – glove, bat, face mask and tennis shoes or cleats.
A snack and Popsicle will be provided daily. Water coolers will be available, but campers are encouraged to bring their own water bottles.
The concession stand will be open to buy candy, water or PowerAde.
Cost is $60, with payment due between 8:30 and 9 a.m. the first day of camp. Cash or checks payable to ILABC only.
Pre-registration is required to ensure a spot at the camp. Register online at https://sites.google.com/lcsd.k12.sc.us/2019softballcamp/summer-camp-2019.
For details, email ILHS softball coach Monica Barfield at monica.barfield@lcsdmail.net.
Registration opens July 1 for fall sports
Registration for Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission’s fall sports programs opens July 1. This fall, LCPRC will offer:
• Cheerleading for girls ages 7-12– $30
• Soccer for ages 5-15 – $75
• Youth volleyball for girls ages 7-12 – $70
• Introduction to soccer for age 4 – $60
• Tackle football for boys and girls ages 9/10 and 11/12 – $95, plus $30 helmet rental
• Flag football for boys and girls ages 5/6 and 7/8 – $70
LCPRC has made changes in its football program this year. Call (803) 285-5545 and speak with Tyler Wozniak or Micky Taylor for more information.
The age cut-off date is Sept. 1.
Register at one of the following sites or online at www.mylancastersc.org/parks. 
• Springdale Rec Center: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays July 1-26
• Indian Land at Walnut Creek: 6:30-8 p.m. July 1, 9, 18, 23, 25
For details, call (803) 285-5545.
Panthers players to hold football camp
Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore and All-Pro linebacker Luke Kuechly will hold a youth football camp 2-5 p.m. July 8-9 at Ardrey Kell High School, 10220 Ardrey Kell Road, Charlotte.
At the D.J. Moore Football ProCamp with Luke Kuechly in partnership with Publix, campers will learn fundamental football skills and have the opportunity to meet and interact with the star athletes. Each participant will receive limited-edition camp T-shirt, a souvenir D.J. Moore autograph and a team photo with Moore.
Moore and Kuechly will be on-site to direct the event with prep and college coaches from the area.
The camp is open to boys and girls of all skill levels in grades one though eight.
Cost is $149, with group rates available by contacting Kyle at kvolp@procamps.com. For details or to register, visit MooreKuechlyCamp.com.
Gregory Family YMCA offers swim lessons

The University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Gregory Family YMCA, 512 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster, has set its summer swim lesson schedule.
Session 3 is July 8-18 and includes Aqua Infant, Wee Toddler, Aqua Tot and Levels 1-4.
Session 4 is July 22-Aug. 1 and includes Aqua Tot and Levels 1-4.
No classes will be held July 1-5.
Lessons are Monday-Thursday. Morning classes for Aqua Tot and Levels 1-4 are 10-10:30 and 10:30-11. Evening classes for Aqua Infant, Wee Toddler, Aqua Tot and Levels 1-4 are 5:30-6, 6-6:30 and 6:30-7.
To register for these lessons, visit www.upymca.org and click on the Gregory Location.
For details, call (803) 313-7102 or (803) 313-9622.
Camp GOTR at Lancaster YMCA
Camp GOTR (Girls on the Run) is 8:30 a.m-noon July 8-12 at the Gregory Family YMCA, 512 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster.
The theme is “Girls Have Heart.” Throughout the week girls in grades three through five will explore friendships with activities designed to discover what makes a good friend and how to be a good friend to others.
The $140 fee includes five lessons conducted by certified GOTR coaches (20 hours of instruction), a camp T-shirt, cinch backpack, camp conclusion certificate and goodie bag. Financial aid is available based on household income range.
The program is designed to address physical, emotional and social development through fun and engaging lessons. Through games, physical activity, interactive workshops and individual reflection, girls will learn valuable skills to help them build meaningful and positive connections with others.
For details or information on how to register as a volunteer or participant, visit www.gotrtricountysc or call (803) 620-3036, ext. 1.
Free family fishing clinic July 20
A free family fishing clinic will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 20 at Grandchildren’s Park in Sun City Carolina Lakes.
Instructors are resident volunteers who are members of the Sport Fishing Club. Bait, rods and reels, and tackle will be provided. The clinic is designed to introduce the basics of fishing to both young and old. Participants will learn how to tie fishing knots, rig rods, cast, fish and more. Space is limited. For details or to register, call (803) 737-8483, email aquaticed@dnr.sc.gov or visit www.dnr.sc.gov/aquaticed.

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