Community Sports

  • 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.
  • Sports Shorts 5-2-18
    Indian Land VFW golf tourney May 2 Indian Land Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12136’s Memorial Golf Tournament, honoring Silver and Bronze Star recipient U.S. Army Capt. John Monahan, is May 2 at The Golf Club at Ballantyne, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte. Entrance fee is $135 for individuals, $540 for teams. Cost includes cart, range balls, breakfast, lunch, contests and prizes. Proceeds will benefit local veterans. Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available. Donations are welcome and appreciated.
  • IL wrestling club wins five rookie state titles
    Five Indian Land area wrestlers won rookie state titles in a youth championship tournament Feb. 11 at White Knoll High School in Lexington. The Indian Land Wrestling Club team placed second overall in the tourney. All nine of the local wrestlers who competed placed in the top four in their youth weight classes. Jackson D'Ettore, Ryan Stuckitz, Lowden Kersey, Laurel Hutto and Lily Hutto won rookie state championships.
  • Sports Shorts 4-25-18
    Youth ball officials meeting April 29 Lancaster County Parks and Recreation will hold its seasonal meeting for anyone interested in umpiring youth T-ball, Dixie Sweetees or the Instructional Swing League at 2 p.m. April 29 at Springdale Recreation Center, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. Umpires must be at least 15 years old and have transportation. For details, call (803) 285-5545.   Register now for youth flag football