Hole-in-one for LaFarlette
Dennis LaFarlette of Sebring, Fla., made a hole-in-one at the Fort Mill Golf Course Dec. 3. He used a seven iron to score the ace on the 132-yard hole 10.
The feat was witnessed by club member Don Garrett.
Falcons' JV wins
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The Nation Ford High School JV basketball team defeated Northwestern's JV in the opening round of the South Pointe invitational 40-30. Stingy defense by the Falcons helped them to the win. Nation Ford was led by Jay Jay McCullogh's 11 points. Austin Hicks had eight points and Dedjrik Jeffries and Gary Pence both chipped in seven.
The Falcons improved to 7-0 on the season.
Spring tennis teams forming
USTA spring 2009 tennis teams are forming now in York County. The cost is $20 for the season, plus any applicable court fees. USTA membership is required. For more information, send an e-mail to email@example.com or call 835-0530.
Victory hoops to hold sign-ups
Victory Sports basketball for students in grades four through high school will begin registration for its upcoming season Monday, Jan. 5. For more information, visit wwww.victorysportsoutreach.org, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 547-7301.
Pop Warner organizing
York County Pop Warner is looking to expand into Fort Mill and Tega Cay in 2009. A league meeting for those interested will be held in January.
For more information, call 389-8176 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Calling all umpires and referees. Leroy Springs Recreation needs officials for baseball, soccer and softball in the spring. Contact David Green at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the complex at 547-4575.
Sign up for Tega Cay youth, teen sports
Tega Cay Parks and Recreation is running spring registration until Saturday, Feb. 14. Sign up for Little League Baseball (ages 3-15), ASA Softball (8-12) and Youth Soccer (3-15). All registration is done online at tegacayrec.com. For more information, call Joey Blethen 548-3516 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
-- compiled by Editor Michael Harrison
Officials needed for baseball, soccer
Tega Cay Parks and Rec is in search of Little League Umpires and Soccer Officials. Application should be at least 14 years old. Compensation varies from $15 to $30 depending on experience and sport. Free training clinics will be held. For more information, call Joey Blethen 548-3516 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Showmars helps Indian Land teams
Showmars in Indian Land has partnered with the Indian Land Athletic Booster Club again this year to offer Booster Club Nights. A portion of their proceeds from these nights are donated to the club and used to fund scholarships to student athletes at Indian Land High School. The dates are: Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, April 21, and May 12.
Bricks for baseball
The Indian Land High School baseball team is selling two sizes of engraved bricks to be displayed on a new brick wall backstop and walkway. Proceeds will help fund the new backstop, new fencing around the batting cage, new infield dirt, and landscaping around the field. Standard bricks will sell for $50, $75 for larger bricks. Forms are available at www.indianlandbaseball.com and through the athletic department. Make checks out to: 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 to get 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 details, e-mail wrestling coach Mike Kersey at email@example.com or call 548-2916.
Playball has teamed up with Leroy Springs Recreation Complex to offer sports classes to students enrolled in the F.L.Y.E.R.S. afterschool program. Playball is an international child development company coaching children for more than 20 years. 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 F.L.Y.E.R.S. children can register at the complex, either in person or by calling 547-4575. Registration costs $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 the 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 U.S. 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 classes are Tuesday/Thursday, 7 p.m. Advanced classes are Tuesday/Thursday, 8 p.m. Fee: $45 per month for members and $55 for non-members.
Total Golf Adventure
TGA Program offered at the 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 lessons at LSRC
Swim lessons are available at the Leroy Springs Recreation Complex. 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 are limited to 12 per session (ratio student to instructor 6:1) to offer more individualized lessons. Classes meet Monday-Thursday for two-week sessions.
For details, 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 aged 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.
Classes meet Monday-Thursday for two weeks from 7-7:30 p.m. Check monthly listings for dates and times or call 547-4575. Fee is $39/members and $49/non-members.
Leroy Springs offers other classes, too
The Leroy Springs Recreation Complex, located on 971 E. Tom Hall St. in Fort Mill, 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 details, call 547-4575.
--compiled by staff