Sports Shorts: April 10, 2019

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A weekly listing of area sports news and events

High school football officials sought
The District Three S.C. Football Officials Association is looking for interested people to call high school football games. Candidates are encouraged to contact an S.C. Football Officials Association District 3 officer by April 15 to schedule an interview to determine if you are eligible to join the association. Classes start at the end of April. Contact Chris Horton, district director, (803) 448-1707, or chorton1@comporium.net, or Brad Smith, assistant director, (704) 651-7813.
Sign up now for coed kickball league
The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation is holding registration for a coed kickball league for ages 16 and up.
Register online individually, or by team at www.mylancastersc.org/parks.  Cost is $30 per person with a minimum of 12 players on each team. Call Micky Taylor at (803) 289-6085 with your rosters, or if you are on a team and wish to pay with a credit card, please reference the head coach or team name.
The LCPR will provide team shirts, officials and balls for the league.  
Each team must have at least four girls on the field at all times; if not, it must play down a player. It must have at least two girls on the infield and two on the outfield while playing.
The registration deadline is April 19.  
The league begins play May 3. All games will be on Fridays at Walnut Creek.
If there is enough interest, LCPR will create a league in Lancaster and Buford. For details, call Taylor at (803) 289-6085.
Free family fishing clinic April 20
A free family fishing clinic will be held at Grandchildren’s Park in Sun City Carolina Lakes from 1-4 p.m. April 20. 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. Space is limited. For details or to register, call (803) 737-8483, email aquaticed@dnr.sc.gov or visit www.dnr.sc.gov/aquaticed.
LCPRC umpires meeting April 24
Lancaster County Parks and Recreation will hold an officials meeting for Swing League, Girls Sweetees and T-Ball at 5:30 p.m. April 24 in the conference room at the Springdale Recreation Complex, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster.
Officials must be age 15, must bring their Social Security number and be able to work Tuesday and Thursday nights and Saturday mornings. Teams will play in the Lancaster, Buford, Kershaw, Heath Springs and Walnut Creek areas.
If you cannot attend the meeting, call the office at (803) 285-5545 and ask for Morgan Blackmon or Tyler Wozniak.
Fore The Kids golf tourney April 26
The ninth annual Fore The Kids golf tournament to benefit the Lancaster, Chester and York county chapters of Child Evangelism Fellowship will be April 26 at Edgewater Golf Club.
A four-member team, which includes $75 per member, includes lunch, supper, prizes and a goodie bag.
Golfers can make their own team, or sign up and be assigned a team. Mulligans will be available.
Prizes will be awarded for top teams and through drawings.
The tourney will follow a schedule, which includes check-in and range open at 11:30 a.m.
Lunch is served at noon, with the shotgun start at 1 p.m.
Supper and awards are at 5 p.m.
A hole sponsor is $250 which includes a hole sign and name on banner. A company sponsor is $500, which includes 4-person team, hole sign and name on banner. A corporate sponsor is $1,000, which includes company sponsor items plus special recognition at the event, fall banquet and newsletters.
To register, email Skip Stutts at sstutts@comporium.net, or call (704) 614-1370.
Muschamp speaks at USC spring meeting
USC Gamecocks head football coach Will Muschamp will be the featured speaker for the annual Lancaster County Gamecock Club spring meeting April 29 at the Catawba Fish Camp in Fort Lawn. Dinner is at 6 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. A raffle, with each ticket at $5, will be held for two Gamecocks season tickets.
Tickets, at $20 each, are available from Joe Grier (285-4757), Glenda Powell (285-0441), Rusty Crenshaw (984-3464), Jason Riggins (802-2741), Doyle Roach (704-877-8357), Lester Terry (448-0443), Brian Casey (283-3866), John Bundy (320-0279), Randy Newman (416-9336), Kyle Rogers (289-0771), Tony Rollings (804-8059) and Randy Williams (320-7209).
IL Rotary Club golf tourney May 9
The 2019 Indian Land Rotary Club golf tournament is May 9 at Carolina Lakes Golf Club, 23012 Kingfisher Drive in Sun City Carolina Lakes. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 10 a.m.
The first-place team will win $200 and a trophy; second place will win $100; third place wins a $25 gift card and the last place team gets a prize, too. There will be closest-to-the-pin, longest-drive and putting contests, as well as a chance to win a new vehicle.
Mulligan packages are available and there will be a 50/50 raffle during the event.
Tickets are $440 per team of four golfers or $125 per person. The ticket price includes lunch, dinner and a free round of golf at Carolina Lakes Golf Club at a later date.
Lunch is provided by Jersey Mike’s; dinner provided by 521 BBQ, with a complimentary beer cart during the tournament.
The tournament raises funds for local Rotary projects, including collegiate scholarships for Indian Land High School seniors and dictionaries for all third-graders in Panhandle elementary schools.
The club is also seeking sponsors for the tournament, ranging from $125 tee box signs to the $3,000 titanium level.
To register or sponsor the event, visit www.indianlandrotary.com or contact tournament chairman Adam Cooper at drahcooper@gmail.com or (704) 807-3562.
Children’s Home benefit golf tourney May 21
The Carolina Traffic and Transportation Club will hold its annual golf tournament May 21 at the Lancaster Golf Club.
Registration is 9:30 a.m., with the shotgun start at 10:30 a.m.
Registration is $75 per player, which includes golf, on-course beverages, cookout and a ticket for a cash drawing. The cash prize drawing is after the tournament and you have to be present to win.
Mulligans, at $5 each, are optional, and limited to two per player. Non-golfers can pay $15 for the social hour and meal only.
A hole sponsorship is $100, with beverage cart sponsorship $200.
Event proceeds benefit the Lancaster Children’s Home.
For details, contact Gwen Byrd at (803) 320-2170 or gwenbrd55@gmail.com.

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