Fort Mill Times

Score Board - July 2, 2008

Soccer camp

Higher Ground Church in Indian Land will host High Power Soccer Camp July 14th through 18th from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 5 to 10-years-old. The registration fee is $60 per child. This fee includes a camper bag, T-shirt, soccer ball, water bottle, camper booklet, Wordless Gospel Wristband and wrist sweatband. Space is limited so reserve your child's spot today by calling the church office at (803) 802-3189. Registration deadline is July 6.

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 31 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

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 For more questions, contact Joey Blethen 548-3516 or at

Wakeboard and skateboard camps

The Essentials, brought to you by SouthTown Riders, is currently hosting wakeboard camps on Lake Wylie. The clinics run Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. until Aug. 15. During a day at camp, there are five students on the boat. Each student receives two 30-minute sessions (one before lunch and one after) taught by a qualified instructor. Wakeboard camp is for students, ages 6 to 18 years old. However, if you do not apply to this small bracket--there are also private lessons for all ages.

SouthTown Riders also hosts skateboard camps at STR Skatepark. These are held Tuesday through Thursday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. throughout the summer. Private lessons are also available. Registration for both camps are available on our website at our offices for more information at (704) 225-3648.

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 if you have questions.

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 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 or 548-2916.

Playball program

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.

Karate classes

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 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

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