Smith 4th in fishing event
Chris Smith of Fort Mill placed placed fourth in the inaugural 2009 Olympiad Fly Masters Tournament in Lake Lure, N.C., and Chimney Rock, N.C. held May 2-3. Sixteen anglers from across the Carolinas competed.
"The accuracy course presented competitors with every conceivable obstacle an angler might encounter while fishing - close targets, distance targets, targets blocked by obstructions and bonus targets - that tested the abilities of even the best casters," Smith said.
Ladies Cup winners named
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The 47th annual Ladies Springs Cup Golf Tournament was held Tuesday May 5, at the Fort Mill Golf Club. Teams from Chester, Lancaster and Fort Mill competed.
The event is scored using the point system, with three points awarded to the winner of a hole, two points for the second lowest score on a hole, and one point for the third lowest score on a hole.
The local winners for most points in their grouping were Pam Centea, Marcia Hardy and Dot Hicklin, all of Fort Mill. The team from Fort Mill won with 299 points - six more than second place Chester.
Tennis tournament this week
The Tega Cay Tennis Club Member-Guest Doubles Tennis Tournament will be held May 15-17. The cost is $20 per person first event, $12 for second event. Partner matching services available. For more information, call 835-0530.
The Upper Palmetto Futbol Club, along with Tega Cay Parks and Recreation, are holding free tryouts May 15-16 and May 31 for academy and select soccer teams.
For more information, please visit www.upperpalmettofsc.com.
Tennis clinic for kids 6 to 11
A tennis clinic for boys and girls ages 6-11 will be offered by the Nation Ford varsity girls and boys tennis players and Head Coach Matt Rohring on Saturday, May 16. The girls clinic is 9-11:30 a.m. and the boys clinic is 1-3:30 p.m.
The cost is $30 and includes a T-shirt and drinks.
The Nation Ford varsity girls and boys tennis teams are hosting a barbecue fundraiser 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the high school. Brisket, chicken and pork plates are available.
The cost is $6 for a plate that includes cole slaw and baked beans. Presale tickets are available from any varsity tennis player or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
--compiled by staff
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