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Community Sports

  • Sports Shorts 5-22-19
    SCCL Blue Angels auction off seat for flyover Sun City Carolina Lakes resident Bill Crothers is auctioning off a seat in his plane during a flyover at the Memorial Day veterans softball game at 1 p.m. May 27 at the Waters Edge Park athletic complex, 3181 Sun City Blvd., Indian Land.
  • Sports Shorts 5-15-19
    Free family fishing clinic May 18 A free family fishing clinic will be held 1-4 p.m. May 18 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. Space is limited. For details or to register, call (803) 737-8483, email aquaticed@dnr.sc.gov or visit www.dnr.sc.gov/aquaticed.
  • Sports Shorts 5-8-19
    VFW Golf Tournament May 8 at Ballantyne Indian Land VFW Post 12136 will host a Memorial Golf Tournament on May 8 at The Golf Club at Ballantyne Resort, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte.  Entrance fee of $135 includes cart, range balls, breakfast, lunch, contests and prizes. The Indian Land VFW Post is made up of veterans in south Charlotte and upper Lancaster County. Proceeds will help buy land and build or find an existing facility to serve the needs of all area veterans.
  • Sports Shorts 5-1-19
    Post 31 baseball team tryouts May 6-7 The 2019 American Legion Post 31 senior and junior baseball teams will hold tryouts and registration at 6 p.m. May 6-7 at Eggleton Field in Lancaster, adjacent to the Lancaster County Fairgrounds, 823 Kershaw-Camden Highway. The junior team tryout is May 6. Players must have been born between 2002-06 and must bring a copy of their birth certificate or driver’s license to the tryout. For details on the junior team, call Demarcus Howard at (803) 287-1966.
  • Indian Land captures KLS titles
    Indian Land High School ran away with the titles in the 13th annual KLS Running for Ryan Lancaster County track meet April 6 at the Lancaster High School track. The Lady Warriors topped the girls field with 116 points on 10 first-place finishes. Buford High School’s girls followed with 52 points, with Andrew Jackson High School at 39.5 points and host Lancaster with 35.5 points.
  • Sports Shorts 4-24-19
    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 at least 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.
  • IL youth wrestlers win state crowns
    Two Indian Land youth wrestlers brought home state championship titles this spring. Joshua Horn topped off an undefeated season in S.C. youth wrestling by winning the 2019 S.C. Youth Wrestling Association state championship for 10-under at 95 pounds. Joshua ended his season with a 47-0 record. Joshua is a fifth-grader at Indian Land Elementary School. He is the son of Ted and Carrie Horn of Indian Land and grandson of Linda Horn.
  • Sports Shorts 4-3-19
    Running for Ryan track meet April 6 The 13th annual KLS Running for Ryan track meet is April 6 at the Lancaster High School track. The annual meet, which features all four county track teams for girls and boys competition, is also held to promote a greater awareness of KLS – Klein Levin Syndrome. It is held in memory of Ryan McKinney, a former Lancaster High School track athlete who died in 2006 of cardiac arrhythmia. The three-hour meet begins at 10 a.m., with the opening ceremonies at 11.
  • Sports Shorts 3-27-19
    Gregory YMCA offers swim lessons The Gregory Family Center YMCA at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster has set its third session of swimming lessons. Session three is April 1-24 Monday/Wednesday, and April 2-25 Tuesday/Thursday.Class times are 6-6:30 p.m. or 6:30-7 p.m. Classes are taught by Aquatics Director Anne H. Small and members of her staff. For details, call (803) 313-7102. Discoveries Soccer girls tryouts April 7
  • Sports Shorts 3-20-19
    Laps for Lancers fundraiser March 23 The Laps for Lancers fundraiser begins at 8 a.m. March 23 at USC Lancaster, 476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster. The event will feature a 5 and 10K race, a non-timed 5K walk/run and a 5K stroller division. The entry fee is $30, which includes a pancake and sausage breakfast. To register, visit racingtoes.com. Gregory YMCA offers swim lessons The Gregory Family Center YMCA at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster has set its third session of swimming lessons.