Fort Mill Times

Sports briefs - June 2, 2009


Gators jump in for first meet Thursday

The Landing Gators have about 115 swimmers with Katie Dorn as head coach and assistant coaches Amanda Voges, Luke Elston, Moriah Slavens and Rachel Hester.

Tina Rulevich is president of the Landing Gators and the Metrolina Swim League.

Here is the schedule of meets beginning this week:

• June 4 at Springfield

• June 8 at Tega Cay

• June 11 at home vs. Rock Hill Country Club

• June 15 at Baxter Village

• June 18 at home vs. Shiland

• June 22, reserved for make-up meet if necessary

• June 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m.: Invitational Meet and Championship meet at Rock Hill Aquatic Center

• June 28: Team party at The Landing pool


Club seeks players

Tega Cay-based Carolina Select Soccer Club, one of the state's most successful competitive youth soccer programs, is seeking a few more players to round out its program. Though tryouts have been completed, a couple teams can add players. Carolina Select's of teams are coached by trainers and coaches with both national and international experience.

The U15 Boys Gold Team is seeking at least two more players. The team is made up of 13 and 14 year olds, and previous competitive experience is preferred. E-mail

The club competes each fall and spring season in the South Carolina Youth Soccer Association League. For more information, visit

Camps slated for ages 7-16

Pantuosco's Soccer Camp will be held for ages 7 to 16 from 9 a.m. to noon June 22-25 at Harold C. Johnson Middle School in York and July 6-9 at Clover Community Park.

Registration fee costs $80.

Extended camp hours for ages 10 and older is from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration fee costs $125.

Call 803-524-6772 or e-mail


Camp begins June 8

The Clover Blue Eagle Basketball Camp for grades kindergarten through sixth will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 8-12 at the Clover High School gym.

Camp costs $60 and includes 15 hours of instruction, a T-shirt and prizes. Advance registration is recommended, or register first day of camp.

Call 803-222-4591 or e-mail


Summer sessions set

River Hills Country Club's summer program will consist of eight weeks of junior golf instruction that will cover all facets of the game, along with a program to get children ready for the golf course.

Programs will be held from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. with ages 10 and older beginning June 10 and ages 9 and younger beginning June 11.

The summer series costs $100 for members or $150 for non-members.

Individual sessions cost $20 per week for members or $25 per week for non-members.

To sign up or for more information, e-mail or


Junior camps to begin

River Hills Country Club is offering the following summer Junior Tennis Camps:

• For ages 4-6: 9-10 a.m. June 15-18, June 29-July2, July 20-23 and Aug. 3-6.

• For ages 7 and older: 10 a.m.-noon June 15-18, June 22-25, June 29-July 2, July 20-23, July 27-30 and Aug. 3-6.

Cost for age 4-6 is $50 per week or $12.50 a day. Cost for ages 7 and older is $100 per week or $25 a day. For more information, 803-831-1493.


B&B Arena ready for July rodeo

Clover's B&B Arena will host a rodeo July 10-11 and is looking for athletes to compete in bareback riding, barrel racing, steer wrestling, goat tying, break-a-way roping, team roping, calf roping and bull riding. Call in Monday July 6.

Children's games will open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Admission costs $10 for adults, $6 for ages 4 to 12 and is free for children 3 and younger.

The arena is located at 1159 Beamguard Road. For more information, call 803-222-4924 or 803-222-3060.