York football standouts kick off college careers
YORK Former York Comprehensive High School quarterback Spencer Carroll is one of eight quarterback candidates at Limestone College.
The Saints play their first game at 1 p.m. Saturday against Wingate at The Reservation in Gaffney.
Carroll, the son of Cougar head football coach Bobby Carroll, is expected to get a close look from head coach Bobby James and his staff.
Carroll will be joined by former Cougar mainstays Ty Currence and Rhyheem Rushing. Currence is a 5-foot, 11-inch, 230-pound linebacker and Rushing is listed as a 6-foot, 3-inch, 220-pound defensive lineman.
Former Cougar Beau Nunn is the starting left guard for Appalachian State. His brother, Hunter Nunn, is listed as the Mountaineers’ No. 2 H-back.
Ryan Moore, another former Cougar standout, played for Youngstown State against Illinois on Saturday.
Former York offensive lineman Shuler Littleton is a freshman for Campbell this season and former Cougar offensive lineman Thomas Broom is playing at Presbyterian College.
Former Clover quarterback playing at The Citadel
CLOVER Former Clover quarterback Aaron Miller is the starting quarterback for The Citadel Bulldogs of the Southern Conference.
Miller made his presence felt against rival Coastal Carolina, rushing for 49 yards and completing a 19-yard pass.
Clover girls’ tennis defeats Nation Ford, York
CLOVER The Clover High School girls’ tennis team defeated Nation Ford 5-1.
In No. 1 singles action, Nation Ford’s Suzanna Goss defeated Clover’s Harriet Hall 7-5, 3-6, 10-6.
The Lady Blue Eagles were victorious in the remaining singles matches, with No. 2 Corey Brom prevailing 6-4, 6-2; No. 3 Grace Miller besting her opponent 6-3, 6-3; No. 4 Anna Miszkiewicz winning 6-2, 6-2; and No. 5 Anna Drechsler prevailing 6-0, 7-5.
The CHS girls’ No. 2 doubles team of Tiffany Mendez and McKenzie Martin won in three sets 2-6, 6-2, 10-6.
The Lady Blue Eagles defeated York 6-0, winning all singles and doubles matches.
Lady Cougar tennis team defeats Chester
YORK The York Comprehensive High School girls’ tennis team opened the season by defeating Chester 6-0.
Singles results included No. 1 Heather Bomar besting her opponent 6-0, 6-2; No. 2 Kaitlin Pruitt prevailing 6-1, 6-3; No. 3 Kaitlyn Felske winning 6-1, 6-0; No. 4 Katherine Wilkins cruising 6-0, 6-0; and No. 5 Mikayla Madden defeating her opponent 6-1, 6-0.
Playing No. 2 doubles, Gracie Arnold and Ally Morales overpowered their opponent 6-0, 6-0.
The Lady Cougars fell to defending region champion Clover 6-0, with the Lady Blue Eagles winning all of the matches.
“We have an outstanding group of girls,” said Lady Cougar head coach Rusty Graham. “I have seven returners and nine first-timers.”
The roster includes seniors Wilkins, Felzske, Aubrey Wood and Marley Littleton; juniors Bomar, Pruitt, Madden, Arnold and Brook Lester; sophomore Emma Funderburgh; freshmen Vanessa Wolfe, Emily Brown and Samantha Makar; and eighth-graders Morales, Leah Bosson and Jenny Workman.
YCHS volleyball falls to South Pointe
YORK The York Comprehensive High School volleyball team lost to South Pointe 26-24, 25-22, 25-18.
York’s Makoya Jones had eight kills and Carrie Lee Lancaster finished with three kills. Mahoganey Setzer had six aces.
YCHS Booster Club looking for new faces
YORK The York Comprehensive High School Athletic Booster Club is reaching out for new members to generate more volunteer help and funding for the school’s athletic teams.
“New memberships help enhance all of the athletic programs at YCHS,” said booster club membership chairwoman Gwyn Zara.
“The purpose the athletic booster club is to support all of our athletic teams by raising money and volunteering our time,” said Zara.
“We raise money for all sports by operating football concession stands and encouraging new booster club membership donations,” she said.
Zara said the booster club funds athletic banquets after each team’s season and provides meals for away games for YCHS teams.
“We also provide scholarships for seniors headed to college and meet other athletic needs for our students and teams that are not within the York School District One budget,” she said.
She said those who are unable to attend meetings or volunteer can still join and give a donation.
The athletic booster club meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the YCHS physical education classroom.
Go to yorkathletics.org and click on boosters to access a membership form, or email Zara at firstname.lastname@example.org.
York offers tennis lessons
YORK The York Parks and Recreation Department is offering tennis lessons for boys and girls ages 7 to 15 for beginners and intermediates.
The lessons will be 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays beginning Sept. 8 at the York Middle School upper tennis courts. The cost is $30 for six lessons.
Lessons are provided by Phil Davis. A minimum of eight participants is needed and there is a maximum of 14 participants.
Registration is at York Recreation Center on White Rose Lane from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays. For information, call 803-417-1953.
Introduction to yoga workshop set for Sept. 24
CLOVER An introductory yoga workshop will be held Sept. 24 at the Clover Community Center, 120 Bethel St.
The workshop will be from 6 to 7:15 p.m. The cost is $10 in advance, $12 at the door.
The workshop will focus on four areas: a breakdown of poses; balancing of the body, mind and spirit; basic yoga terminology; and breathing techniques.
Yoga instruction will be provided by Sara Cain-da Costa, a yoga alliance registered teacher. She was the first Steele Creek-area and Fort Mill power yoga instructor. She also is a certified health coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.