Women’s championship this week in Rock Hill
ROCK HILL The Independent Women’s Football League chose Rock Hill to host its 2014 IWFL World Championship this week, July 23-26, at Rock Hill’s District 3 Stadium.
The four-day event includes four major IWFL games, as well as several training and educational activities for girls interested in learning more about football and women who want to improve their skills. The Women’s Football Foundation events include a coach’s clinic, helmet free tackle clinic and a girl’s tackle football showcase game. The event will feature the first Women’s Football Foundation Banquet to honor past, present and future stars and will have an auction of autographed items from Franco Harris and a game used football from Super Bowl XLVIII.
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Championship week features the best female football players in North America. Youth players of Canada’s MGFA and IWFL All Stars and Champions will be present, giving fans a rare opportunity to see women’s football at its finest.
The Carolina Panthers’ Brian Wiggins coaches the Houston Energy and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Franco Harris co-owns the Pittsburgh Passion. These two teams meet for the championship.
Nearly 1,500 people are expected to attend the championship week activities. The full championship week agenda is at wff–champweek.com.
For more information, call Rock Hill/York County CVB at 803-329-5200 or Independent Women’s Football League at 512-215-4238.
LWAA registering for fall
LAKE WYLIE Lake Wylie Athletic Association is accepting registration for ages 3-14 for the fall soccer season.
Practices begin Aug. 20, with the first games Sept. 6. Playoffs are in early November.
Cost is $65, including uniform.
Register online at sports.bluesombrero.com/LWAA/Soccer.
In-person registration will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 26 and Aug. 2 at Bagel Boat, and 6-8 p.m. July 24, July 31 and Aug. 7 at Omega Sports in RiverGate shopping center.
LWAA registering for fall season through Aug. 10
LAKE WYLIE Registration is open for Lake Wylie Athletic Association’s fall baseball season through Aug. 12. Visit eteamz.com/lwaa/.
Youth, adult leagues forming in Belmont
BELMONT Belmont Parks & Recreation Department is holding registration for youth fall baseball for ages 6-14, youth girls’ volleyball for ages 9-15, and youth soccer for ages 3-15, through Saturday, July 26.
The registration fee is $50 for city residents or $75 for nonresidents. Sign up online at cityofbelmont.org or 37 E. Woodrow Ave. Call 704-901-2070 for information.
Registration for adult soccer runs through Aug. 22. Cost is $300 per team within the limits of Belmont, $350 per team out of city limits; or $40 for residents, $45 for nonresidents.
Fall 2014 youth athletics registration
CLOVER Registration for Clover Recreation youth baseball, softball and soccer runs through July 31 for all divisions.
Registration is for boys ages 3-15 and girls ages 3-15. The registration fee is $50 per child; $40 for children age 6 or younger.
Register 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday or 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday at Clover Community Center, 120 Bethel St., or visit cloversc.org.
Call 803-222-9493 for information.
Clover High School
Clover Athletic Booster Club seeks support
CLOVER The Clover Athletic Booster Club is reaching out to prospective members to bolster the organization’s support base.
“We hope you will join us today in supporting our CHS Blue Eagle athletic programs,” said club President Jeanine Schreiner. For details, email the group at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Booster club officers are: Julie Van Slambrook, vice president; Jamie McMackin, treasurer; Margaret Stevens, secretary; Beverly Archer, membership; Burnett Jenkins, membership at-large; Wanda Summit, football concessions; Alice Smith, basketball concessions; and Marybeth Shealy, past president.