Lady Green move on in regions
YORK COUNTY The Discoveries 01 Lady Green (under 13) recently qualified for Region III Premier A League, the highest league in youth soccer. The team went 6-1-1, to finish second in the South Carolina Youth Soccer Association Challenge League.
The Lady Green will now play the top two teams from Florida, South and North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia in the spring.
The team has also been invited to play in the top girls’ soccer tournaments in the country, and is a top 10 invitee in the prestigious Jefferson Cup held in March in Richmond, Va.
The team is made up of York County girls, including seven players from Lake Wylie. Team coach is Lou Pantuosco and assistant coach is Tim Reading.
Course opens in Clover
CLOVER The town of Clover and Clover’s Park and Recreation Department were expected to hold a grand opening Dec. 8 for the new 9-hole, par 3 disc golf course at Clover Community Park.
For information, visit cloversc.org.
Catfish tournament Dec. 13 at Wylie
LAKE WYLIE The Catawba Catfish Club’s fourth tournament of the season will be held Dec. 13 on Lake Wylie, launching and weigh-in at Buster Boyd Access Area.
Sign in is from 5-6:45 a.m. Fishing is 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Weigh-in begins about 3:30 p.m.
All club tournaments are open to the public. Entry fee is $30 per person with optional big fish pot of $10 per boat.
The top three finishers from each club tournament are qualified to fish the Cabelas King Kat Eastern Classic Oct. 2-3 on Lake Wateree.
Visit catawbacatfishclub.com for schedule information, rules and more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
New Charlotte facility celebration Dec. 13
CHARLOTTE The Charlotte Curling Association will hold a grand opening of its new facility 1-4 p.m. Dec. 13 at 6525 Old Statesville Road.
The celebration includes a bagpiper leading guests into the building. Following a brief welcome, visitors are invited to tour the facility, view live curling action, try throwing a curling stone, and sign up for discounted Learn-to-Curl sessions. Boone’s Bar-B-Que Kitchen on Wheels will be parked on-site with food for purchase.
The new 17,000-square-foot facility features 12,000-square feet of ice, plus locker rooms, a break room, and other amenities. This facility will allow expanded curling opportunities for participants of all ages, including women’s, men’s, college and youth leagues, in addition to opportunities for the visually impaired and disabled participants.
The club recently received a $6,000 grant from the U.S. Curling Association’s Darwin Curtis Fund to install a lift that will allow curlers with mobility challenges to access the ice surface.
The Charlotte Curling Association is a nonprofit founded in 2010 with a mission to raise awareness and participation in the sport of curling. It has grown to include more than 80 junior, adult and senior members.
For information, visit charlottecurling.com.
Youth players wanted
YORK COUNTY The Dragons are holding tryouts this month
The rugby team, for boys in ninth to 12th grades from York County and south Charlotte, is based at the Rugby Athletic Center on South Tryon Street in Charlotte, north of Fort Mill.
No experience is required. For more information, email email@example.com or visit rugbyathleticcenter.com.
Wylie area golfers take on Super Senior
SOUTHERN PINES, NC Carolinas Golf Association’s Super Senior Four-Ball Tournament of Champions held Nov. 18-19 at St. James Plantation in Southport, N.C. included several Lake Wylie area golfers.
• 65 and older Flight D: Dave Duncan and Harold Fisher, both Lake Wylie, finished 80-80 - 160.
• 65 and older Flight E: Harry Goff and Mike Shively, both of Lake Wylie, finished 80-86 - 166.
• 70 and older Flight C: Herb Towell, Lake Wylie, and Carlos Salas, Clover, finished 87-81 - 168.
The field was divided into five flights in the 65 and older age group and three flights in the 70 and older age group where gross and net prizes were awarded.
The tournament was open to any Super Senior division low gross or low net winner from the 2014 senior four-ball one-day tournament series.
For more information, visit carolinasgolf.org.
Clover High School
Clover seeks athletic booster support
CLOVER Clover High School Athletic Director Carroll Hester encourages Blue Eagle supporters to join the school’s Athletic Booster Club.
“The booster club benefits all sports teams at CHS,” Hester said. “With so many fundraisers, the booster club needs more volunteer help, especially the parents of athletes.”
“We hope more prospective members will join us today in supporting our CHS Blue Eagle athletic programs,” said Jeanine Schreiner, president of the CHS Athletic Booster Club. “Ask about one of our committees. It’s a great way to get involved.”
Other club officers are: Manny Rojas, vice president; Jamie McMackin, treasurer; Rich Bottini, secretary; Darlene Oldenburg, memberships; Burnett “Tiny” Jenkins, memberships at-large; and Lesa Jenkins, past president.