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Community Sports

  • Sports Shorts 6-13-18
    Greenway offers outdoors programs Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill will host the following outdoors programs: • Couch to 5K – 8:30 p.m. June 9-Aug. 11 at the Rush Pavilion, 2573 Lake Haigler Drive. The 10-week program is for those who are just starting out running or are looking to get back into it after some time off.
  • Sawyer wins Bristol half-marathon
    Indian Land runner Hannah Kate Sawyer, 16, won the Bristol Half & Half in Bristol, Va., on April 21. She ran the half-marathon (13.1 miles) in 1:42:45. She competed in the 19-and-under category. The Bristol Half & Half runs through the twin cities of Bristol, Va., and Bristol, Tenn., starting at Virginia High School and ending at Tennessee High School. The half marathon benefited the American Cancer Society.
  • Sports Shorts 6-6-18
    Family Fishing Clinic June 16 in Sun City A free Family Fishing Clinic is 1-4 p.m. June 16 at Grandparents’ Park at the intersection of Del Webb Boulevard and Kingfisher Drive in Sun City Carolina Lakes. Instructors are SCCL Sport Fishing Club volunteers, trained by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. The clinic will introduce the basics of fishing. Bait, rods and reels, and tackle will be provided. To register, call (803) 737-8483, email aquaced@dnr.sc.gov or visit www.dnr.sc.gov/aquaced.
  • Sports Shorts 5-30-18
    County pools offer swim lessons • The Gregory Family YMCA, 512 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster, will hold four summer sessions for youth swim lessons. Session one is June 4-14, session two is June 18-28, session three is July 9-19 and session four is July 23-Aug. 2.Classes are Monday-Thursday. Class hours are 10-10:30 a.m., 10:30-11 a.m., 5:30-6 p.m., 6-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-7 p.m. Cost is $45 for members and $60 for non-members. For details, call Kelly Steen at (803) 313-7006 or kellysteen@upymca.org.
  • Lancaster public pool opens May 26
    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation’s Wylie Street Swimming Pool, 106 S. Wylie St., Lancaster, opens May 26 for the 2018 season. Pool hours are 3-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Sunday. The swimming fees are a single-day fee of $3 per person (all ages), single-month pass $20 per person (all ages), single-season pass $50 per person (all ages), family month pass $50 (no more than a family of five) and a family season pass $100 (no more than a family of five). Pool rules
  • Sports Shorts 5-23-18
    ILHS youth baseball camp June 25-29 The annual Indian Land High School Warriors youth baseball camp is 9 a.m.- noon June 25-29 at the ILHS baseball field, 8063 River Road, Indian Land. The camp is open to ages 6-12. The fee is $60. For details, call coach Joey Robinson at (803) 547-7571.
  • Felder has new hoops home in New Mexico
    Rakym Felder, the former Indian Land High School star basketball player who played one season at South Carolina, has a new school. Felder, a 5-10 guard, has signed with New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, N.M. Gamecocks’ men’s basketball coach Frank Martin released Felder, twice suspended at USC, on April 23.
  • Sports Shorts 5-16-18
    Family Fishing Clinic May 19 in Sun City A free Family Fishing Clinic is 1-4 p.m. May 19 at Grandparents’ Park at the intersection of Del Webb Boulevard and Kingfisher Drive in Sun City Carolina Lakes. Instructors are SCCL Sport Fishing Club volunteers, trained by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. The clinic will introduce the basics of fishing. Bait, rods and reels, and tackle will be provided. To register, call (803) 737-8483, email aquaced@dnr.sc.gov or visit www.dnr.sc.gov/aquaced.
  • ILMS first Run for Warriors Saturday
    by Emily Pollok/for Carolina Gateway Compete for a cause in the Run for Warriors 5K on Saturday, May 12. The 5K, beginning at 8 a.m., and the fun run at 9:30 a.m. are organized by the Indian Land Middle School Athletic Booster Club, which was formed this year. The club aims to raise money for basic athletic needs that the county has been unable to fund. “We want to establish a base so that teams starting in the fall can have their needs met,” said Lisa Curtsinger with ILMS Athletic Booster Club.
  • Sports Shorts 5-9-18
    IL Rotary Club golf tourney May 10 The 2018 Indian Land Rotary Club golf tournament is May 10 at Carolina Lakes Golf Club, 23012 Kingfisher Drive in Sun City Carolina Lakes. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by invocation and rules at 9:45 a.m., and a shotgun start at 10 a.m. The first-place team wins $500, second place $300 and third place $100. The winners of the closest-to-the-pin and longest-drive contests will each receive $100.