Community Sports

  • Local soccer team wins world title
    from Zeljko Cvitkovic/Calvary United 3v3 soccer team A local soccer team clinched the world title for three-versus-three soccer in January. The Calvary United team won the 3v3 under-11 world championship Jan. 16 at Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.   The team, which includes Jackson Peterson, Hayden Brown, Isaiah Reid, Aaron DiGiacomo, Alex Pratt and Ethan Cvitkovic, is coached by Zeljko Cvitkovic of Indian Land. The players are from Charlotte Soccer Academy and Discoveries Soccer Club in Rock Hill.  
  • Sports Shorts 3-21-12
    Couch to 5k Plan kicks off The Lancaster Runs Club will hold an eight-week Couch to 5k Plan to get participants ready for the May 5 Lancaster Literacy Race. The program is at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and at 9 a.m. Saturdays in the parking lot of the Carole Ray Dowling Center. A printout of the plan will be provided in case you cannot attend every training session. The workouts begin at 20 minutes and will go up to 30 minutes in the final weeks. For details, visit www.lancasterruns.com.
  • Sports Shorts 3-14-12
    4-Star Athletic Auction Friday The first 4-Star Athletic Auction to benefit all four county high schools’ athletic programs will be Friday, March 16, at the Fairway Room at the Lancaster Golf Club. Doors open and silent auction begins at 6 p.m. Live auction begins at 8 p.m. To attend, you must sponsor the event. Sponsorship levels are senior level ($5,000, 12 tickets for 24 people), junior level ($2,500, eight tickets for 16 people), sophomore level ($1,000, four tickets for eight people) and freshman level ($500, two tickets for four people).
  • Sports Shorts 3-7-12
    Little League coaches to meet today A mandatory meeting for all returning Little League Baseball coaches, as well as those who may be interested in coaching, will be at 7:30 p.m. today, March 7, at Springdale Recreation Center, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. For details, call (803) 285-5545.
  • Sports Shorts 2-29-12
    Register now for flag football leagues
  • Sports Shorts 2-22-12
    ILMS athletic awards banquet Thursday Indian Land Middle School will hold its fall and winter athletic awards banquet at 5:30 p.m.  Thursday, Feb. 23. Awards program begins at 6:30 p.m. The school will recognize its outstanding student athletes in football, basketball, volleyball and cheerleading. Guest speaker will be  Brian Good, Wingate University men’s head basketball coach.
  • Sports Shorts 2-15-12
    Soccer dinner today, jamboree Saturday The Lancaster County youth recreation spring soccer coaches dinner meeting is 6:45 p.m. today, Feb. 15, at the Springdale Recreation Center, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. The spring soccer jamboree is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Buford Recreation Center, 4073 Hurley Walters Road, Lancaster. The day includes pictures and a half-game scrimmage. For details, call (803) 285-5545.
  • Sport Shorts 2-1-12
    Adult hoops league meeting today, Feb. 1 The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Department will hold an organizational meeting for the 2012 Adult Basketball League at 7 p.m. today, Feb. 1, at Springdale Recreation Center, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. League fees, rules, divisions and starting dates will be discussed. Team representatives should attend this meeting. For details, call (803) 285-5545.  
  • ILMS wrestler wins state championship
    Indian Land Middle School wrestler Dalen Byerley brought home a state title from the 2012 Carolina Invitational Middle School state wrestling championship Saturday, Jan. 21, in Columbia. Byerly went 3-2 to win the 107-pound weight class, beating Mikey Bell of Oakbrook, Landon Rojas of Rainbow Lake, Trevor Adair of Chesnee and Luke Newton of Emerald Lake middle schools.
  • Sports Shorts 1-18-12
    Register now for youth soccer Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission has set spring soccer registration for boys and girls, ages 5-13 as of Sept. 1, 2012. The fee is $45. Register online at www.mylancastersc.org/parks or at one of these sites: • Indian Land Recreation Center, 8286 Charlotte Highway – from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, and Friday, Jan. 20