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Sports Shorts 8-28-19

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A weekly listing of area sports news and events

ILHS first golf tournament Sept. 14
Indian Land High School will hold its first golf tournament, Whack One “Fore” the Warriors, Sept. 14 at the Lancaster Golf Club, 1821 Springs Club Road, Lancaster.                                           
There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m. for the 18-hole tourney, which includes carts and food.
There will be a trophy for the tournament winner, a chance at a $5,000 prize for the hole-in-one winner and $25 for closest-to-the-hole on every par four.
The tournament is seeking teams and sponsors.
Teams must have four players. There is a maximum 30 teams/120 players. Registration fee is $300 per team or $75 per golfer.
Sponsorship opportunities include hole sponsors at $150, contest sponsors at $300, team and hole sponsor at $400, lunch sponsor at $1,000 and total tournament sponsor at $5,000.
Make checks payable to ILHS Golf Team. Registration/sponsorship/donation forms may be dropped off at the Indian Land High School main office (attention: Dennis Bivins), 8063 River Road, or mailed to: Michael Little, ILHS Golf Tournament, 5007 Tenacity Court, Lancaster, SC 29720.
The sign-up deadline is Sept. 7.
For details, contact Dennis Bivins at dennis.bivins@lcsdmail.net or Michael Little at miubehi@yahoo.com.
ILHS Warriors to watch on gridiron
Junior running back Brandon Britton, an all-region pick and the Warriors’ 2018 Offensive Player of the Year, leads the ILHS attack after rushing for 896 yards last season.
The Warriors offensive line is paced by Jesse Mace, Jason Connors and Michael Csuhta.
Jacob Cooley is a top receiver with 38 catches for 585 yards last season.
A.J. Jefferson, an all-region pick and the Warriors’ 2018 Defensive Player of the Year, leads the secondary with seven interceptions last season.
Desmond Ivey anchors the defensive line.
Miegwel Lewis and Samir Murphy are also key returnees on defense.
Rotary Open Golf Tournament Sept. 19
The 2019 Rotary Open golf tournament is Sept. 19 at the Lancaster Golf Club, 1821 Springs Club Road, Lancaster. Check-in at noon  for team assignments. The captain’s choice tourney begins at 12:30 p.m., with food and prizes at 5 p.m.
Team prizes are $600 for first place, $400 for second and $200 for third place.
Special prizes include close-ups on all par-three holes and longest drive on hole No. 12.
A player pack can be purchased the day of the tournament at $10. The bag will include a red tee, two Mulligans, prize ticket and an entry to the putting contest.
The tournament’s title sponsor is Founders Federal Credit Union.
All golfers will be assigned teams by the Rotary Golf Subcommittee. Golf teams not assembled by the Rotary Golf Subcommittee, including those formed by corporate sponsors, can play in the tournament, but may not be eligible for any cash prizes.
The entry fee is $75 for a single golfer. Checks should be made payable to the Rotary Club. The entry deadline is Sept. 1. For details, call Steve Sherrill at (803) 283-6915.
Free family fishing clinic Sept. 21
A free family fishing clinic will be 1-4 p.m. Sept. 21 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.
NAMI golf tourney Sept. 28 in Lancaster
The second annual NAMI Piedmont Tri-County golf tournament is Sept. 28 at the Lancaster Golf Club, 1801 Springs Club Road in Lancaster.
The format is a four-member captain’s choice.
First place is $500, with $300 for second place and $100 for third place.
Check in is at noon, with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m.
Entry fee, $260 per team, $65 per person, and includes thank-you gifts, snacks, beverages and dinner. Make checks payable to NAMI Piedmont Tri-County.
Mulligans are available at two for $10 per golfer. Men can buy a ladies/red tee box at $5 each with a limit of two.
For details, call Kim Perry at (803) 287-7799, or by email at kimberly.perry@lcsdmail.net.
Children’s Home Fall Flurry is Nov. 8
The ninth annual Fall Flurry, benefitting the Lancaster Children’s Home, is Nov. 8 at Meadow Wood Barn, 6012 Meadow Wood Farm Road in Waxhaw.
The event includes a morning flight, 8 a.m.- 12:45 p.m., and an afternoon flight, noon-3:30 p.m.
Nutramax is the 2019 Fall Flurry title sponsor.
The entry fee is $125 for a four-person team, or $150 for a single.
The registration fee includes 10-shot warm-up shells, ammo at station, meal and awards afterward.
Participants should bring shotgun, shooting glasses, boots and earplugs. Course includes shooting stations, including the Flurry.
Registration deadline is Nov. 4. Make checks payable to Lancaster Children’s Home.
For details or an entry form, call Melanie Harper, (803) 286-5277, or email lch@comporium.net.

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