Fort Mill resident and senior forward for Charlotte Christian Maggie Sullivan was named as a third team All-American by the National Christian School Athletic Association. She will play basketball at Catawba College in the fall.
Marshall wins two races
Drew Marshall won both the 1,500 meter and 3,000 meter races in the youth boys division at the Mt. Pleasant Track Club Developmental Meet May 31. His times of 4:45.51 in the 1,500 meter race and 10:02.04 in the 3,000 meter race were both personal bests. Marshall's time in the 3,000 meter race qualifies him for the USATF Youth Outdoor Track and Field Championships to be held in Charlotte, N.C., June 24-29.
Jr. Tennis teams
USTA Junior Team Tennis is now forming in York, Chester and Lancaster counties. Boys and girls compete together on teams, learning the game by playing it. Weekly matches consist of singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Teams will be formed based on age and ability. All ability levels welcome, ages 8-18. Six week season begins mid-June at various locations. Cost: $35 after June 1, plus $18 USTA membership for non-members. For more information contact Lissa Johnston, (803) 802-4365.
Yellow Jackets football camp
The Fort Mill varsity football coaches and players will hold a football camp for elementary and middle school age kids. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to noon June 16 for those rising fourth graders and fifth graders. This camp will focus on the basics of football including receiving, tackling (with dummies), pursuing, throwing, kicking, running, and punting. Athletes will participate in "team concept" football: they will learn how to line up in the base sets of the Fort Mill offense and defense, and learn the proper drills that go along with the schemes. The camp is a non-contact camp. The total cost is $125 and the camp will be at the Fort Mill practice fields.
For more information, contact Joey Blathen at 548-3516 or go to email@example.com.
Girls hoops camp
Future Lady Jackets basketball camp is open for any girls entering grades 4-8 next year. Camp dates are July 8-11 from 9 a.m. until noon. The Fort Mill High School coaching staff and players will give instruction on fundamental skills and competition. Cost for the camp is $70, which includes a custom ball. To register for the camp, please visit the FMHS Athletic website, http://fmhs.fort-mill.k12.sc.us , or pick up a form at your school. Space is limited, so make sure to register by Saturday, June 14.
If you have any questions, contact Coach Todd Bowser at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort Mill High School's varsity cheerleaders are asking all girls ages 4-12 to join them this summer, June 16-19, for some cheerleading fun. If you are interested in registering your child for this camp, contact Bailey Jackson at email@example.com.
The Fort Mill Wrestling program will offer a youth/high school combo camp this summer. It will be held in the Fort Mill High School gym from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 - Thursday, June 19. Wrestlers will be broken into two divisions and training areas, (Elementary and Middle/High School) to ensure technical comprehension and understanding. Technicians will focus on the most critical areas of a wrestler's development, as these are the building blocks of an elite wrestler's success. Core areas of concentration are -- neutral position, control position, defensive position, drilling, mental and physical preparation. The camp will feature an outstanding group of technicians who bring years of valuable experience to the mat. The 2008 staff will include four former division one college wrestlers. The cost of the camp is $55. The cost for paid members of USAW Fort Mill Wrestling Club is $35. For more information, contact Chris Brock at firstname.lastname@example.org, at 548-1900 or at 487-0187.
The Indian Land High varsity basketball program will hold basketball clinics from 8:30 a.m. to noon 1-4:30 p.m. June 23-26 for rising grades 3-6 and for rising sixth graders through freshmen. The camp is $60 per attendee. For more information, contact either girls varsity coach Tamara Jacobus or boys varsity coach Nate Smith at 547-7571.
The Fort Mill High baseball program will be putting on a youth baseball camp for kids age 6-12-years-old. The camp will be in Tega Cay from 8 a.m. until noon June 30 until July 2. Camp members will get a t-shirt as part of the camp.
For more information or to register go to www.tegacayrec.com/
Charity golf tournament
There will be a charity golf tournament to benefit the Humane Society of York County at noon July 16 at the Tega Cay Golf Club. The entry fee is $90 per player with a shotgun start. The tournament is a four person captain's choice format. For more information contact Erik Baddeley at 547-0170.
Bands golf tourney
The Fort Mill area high school bands are holding a golf tournament at 10 a.m. July 31st at Regent Park Golf Course. Registration for the event is at 8:30 a.m. the morning of and cost $500 for a foursome or $125 for an individual. The money raised in the event is to provide scholarships and and purchase instruments for students. For more information, call (704) 277-3230.
Fall sports registration
The Tega Cay Parks and Recreation fall sports registration has begun and will run until Aug. 8. Sports offered will be football for ages 6-12, soccer for ages 3-16 and baseball for ages 5-15. You can register online at www.tegacayrec.com. For more questions, contact Joey Blethen 803-548-3516 or at email@example.com.
Business support needed
The Indian Land Athletic Booster Club is looking for businesses and volunteers to support the "Meet the Warrior's Night." This event will kickoff the 2008 football season by giving the community the opportunity to come out and meet the players, coaches and their families. The event is still in the planning stages, so now would be a great time to get involved. Contact David Helms at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or want to get involved.
Bricks for Baseball
The Indian Land High School baseball team is selling two sizes of engraved bricks that will be displayed on a new brick wall backstop for the standard bricks and a walkway area for the larger 8 x 8 bricks. The money raised from the sale will help fund various projects such as the new backstop, installing fencing around the batting cage, new infield dirt and landscaping around the outside of the field. The standard bricks will sell for $50 and $75 for the larger bricks. Forms are available on our website www.indianlandbaseball.com and through the athletic department at the school. You can make your check out to the Indian Land Booster Club - Baseball Fundraiser.
Warriors Odd Jobs
Do you have an odd job that you never seem to have the energy or time toget done? The Indian Land Wrestling Team is sponsoring an Odd Jobs Fund-raising program. Wrestling parents will link enthusiastic wrestlers with homeowners and employers looking for casual help. Casual jobs can last from a couple of hours to a week, and may range in activities from lawn care to painting to indoor housework. The odd jobs you have around your home or office may be bothersome to you, but to a wrestler, they help pay for their wrestling camp and provide valuable experiences that help wrestlers prepare for the work force. All the tools and materials must be provided and the wrestlers will provide the labor. All potential homeowners and employers need to contact our parents to get every job set-up. Donations are accepted for all jobs. Checks must be made payable to: Indian Land Wrestling. Checks are due after jobs are completed. For more information, contact wrestling coach Mike Kersey at email@example.com or 548-2916.
Playball is teaming with Leroy Springs to offer sports classes, beginning in February, to students enrolled in the FLYERS after school program. Playball is an international child development company that has been coaching children for over 20 years, and their programs are now run in a dozen countries around the world. Classes are for boys and girls of all abilities and utilize a variety of activities and games to teach skills used in basketball, baseball, football, soccer, hockey, tennis and volleyball.Parents of FLYERS' children can register for Playball through the Leroy Springs Recreation Complex, either in person or by calling (803) 547-4575. Registration for Playball is on a monthly basis and the cost is $35 per month. Age-appropriate classes will be held weekly at each elementary school -- Monday at Gold Hill, Tuesday at Fort Mill, Wednesday at Springfield and Riverview and Friday at Orchard Park. You can also find out more about Playball by calling Derick Wilder at (803) 487-4687.
For self defense, sport, fitness and fun, try this ancient martial art offered at Leroy Springs Recreation Complex. Learn body movement and control involving the skilled application of punches, kicks, blocks and dodges with the hands and feet. Start working on achieving your black belt status now. Charles Lingerfelt's American Freestyle Karate Club was established in 1976 and is the oldest American Freestyle Karate Club in the United States. Renshi Charles Lingerfelt has been training since 1973.Kicking Dragons (ages 4-7 years of age) meet Tuesday/Thursday 6:15-7 p.m. Beginner class are Tuesday/Thursday 7 p.m., advanced classes are Tuesday/Thursday 8 p.m. Fee is $45 a month for members month and $55 for non-members.
Total Golf Adventure
TGA Program offered at Leroy Springs Recreation Complex is designed to make golf fun and easy to learn. Students will be introduced to the game of golf and taught rules and etiquette. As your child's passion for the golf game grows, it will also expand and improve your child's motor skills and coordination, build their confidence and self esteem. In addition, our "Play the Fair Way with TGA" Character Development Initiative ensures that students learn values in the TGA's program that will positively impact their lives on and off the course. Instructor Champ Detamore is a PGA Professional. All equipment is provided. Children meet one hour each week for a six week session. Check the member service desk for upcoming classes. Fee is $90/members and $100/non-members per six week session.
Swim lesson programs
Students work their way through several levels; skills taught will include breath control, unsupported movement, underwater exploration, compact diving, safety around the pool, coordinated front and back crawl and stroke development. Classes limited to 12 per session (ratio student to instructor 6:1) to offer more individualized lessons. Classes meet Monday-Thursday for two-week sessions. If you have any questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 547-1054. Check monthly listings for dates at the member service desk at Leroy Springs Recreation Complex.
Adult swim lessons
This class held at Leroy Springs Recreation Complex is an introduction to the water for the beginner swimmer ages 13 to adult. The class will teach you how to float, glide, rhythmic breathe and become comfortable in the water. The class will also teach you the front crawl and back stroke. This class is excellent for those who have a fear of the water. Class meets Monday-Thursday for two weeks from 7-7:30 p.m. Check monthly listings for dates and times or call the Complex at 547-4575. Fee is $39/members and $49/non-members.
Leroy Springs offers classes
Leroy Springs Recreation Complex is located on 971 E. Tom Hall St. in Fort Mill. The complex offers a gymnasium, indoor swimming pool, weight room, dance studio, aerobic studio, two racquetball/ handball courts, craft/ceramic center, two classrooms, and a large meeting room. Outside facilities include six lighted tennis courts, two softball fields, one little league field, one soccer field and two playgrounds. The complex is membership based but anyone can come and use the facility for a daily guest fee. For more information, call 547-4575.
--compiled by Mac Banks