Fort Mill Times

Sports briefs - April 14, 2009


Clinics set to begin April 25

Sign-ups for Lacrosse Clinics are ongoing at the Fort Mill YMCA, 857 Promenade Walk. Clinics will be taught by Planet Lacrosse and are open to children aged 5 to 10. Clinics will be held from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Saturdays, April 25-May 30. Cost is $75 for members, $95 for non-members. Call 803-548-8020.


Free clinics set

Free 2009 Spring Season Kickoff Tennis Clinic will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. for ages 4-12 and 4 to 5 p.m. for ages 13 to adult April 18 at Davis Park tennis courts in Belmont. The events include prizes, giveaways, instruction from area pros and coaches, and fun games. Space limited. Call 704-756-8671.

League forming

USTA Mixed Doubles adult tennis teams are forming. The season runs May 16-July 18. Cost is $20, plus applicable court fees. USTA membership is required. Call 803-222-7792 or e-mail


Help Hospice

Charlotte Singles Golf Association annual tournament for Hospice & Palliative Care-Charlotte Region will be held April 18 at Tega Cay Golf Club. The entry fee costs $75 per golfer, including lunch. Hole sponsorships and naming rights for the tournament are still available. A portion of the entry fee is tax deductible. A live auction includes a Pinehurst golf print signed by film director Ron Howard. E-mail

Help Red Cross

The 21st annual Choice USA/American Red Cross Golf Tournament will be held April 30 at Gaston Country Club. Shotgun start is at 1 p.m. With the help of premier sponsor Choice USA/Sun-Drop, this event is the Gaston County Chapter's largest fundraiser. Cost is $500 per team with survivor kits available for $100 per team. There will be hole-in-one and putt-for-cash opportunities. Price includes a box lunch and awards banquet. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Call 704-864-2623.

Lions tourney set

River Hills Lions Charities Golf Tournament & Business Expo will begin with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. May 8 at River Hills Country Club. Cost: $100, RHCC golf members; $145, non-members. Proceeds benefit River Hills Lions Charities. Call the River Hills Country Club Pro-Shop at 803-831-2249 or Lion Anita Rounds at 803-831-8683 for an entry form.

Support AAL

York County-based Animal Adoption League's second annual Wishes for Whiskers Golf Classic will be held May 16 at Glen Oaks Golf Club, 245 Golf Course Road, Maiden, N.C. Cost is $75 per golfer. All proceeds benefit AAL. Sponsor levels begin at $20. For information, call 704-879-4157 or visit


Hall of Fame induction May 5

Tickets for the 2009 York County Sports Hall of Fame induction to be held at 5:30 p.m. May 5 at Baxter Hood Center on Anderson Road in Rock Hill are on sale at the following locations: South Carolina Bank and Trust at 1127 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill; 801 Liberty St., York; and 808 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill.

Don Arrant, Sam Foster Jr., John Godbold, Hank Hammond and Jay Killen are the 2009 inductees. Bobby Richardson, former New York Yankees second baseman, will be guest speaker.

Tickets cost $25. Sponsorships are available. Call 803-324-1711 or 803-322-7451.