Fort Mill Times

Kravat gets 1st hole-in-one

Hole-in-one for Kravat

Jeffrey Kravat aced the 152-yard 16th hole using a 5-iron at Carolina Lakes Golf Club on Oct. 10.

This was Kravat’s’s first hole-in-one.

Fort Mill Middle splits with Banks Trail

The Fort Mill Middle School volleyball teams hosted Banks Trail on Oct. 9.

Fort Mill’s seventh-grade team won 25-16, 25-21 and the Banks Trail eighth-grade squad won 25-11, 25-9.

Complex hosts Zumbathon for charity

A Zumbathon charity event will be 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 18 at the Anne Springs Close Greenway Recreation Complex on Tom Hall Street (Highway 160 East) in Fort Mill.

The event is hosted by Lyndsay Niederhuth and sponsored by the Anne Springs Close Greenway Complex. In partnership with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, proceeds will go to the Zumba Global Research Grant for Breast Cancer Prevention. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Get tickets by calling 980-275-2239 or e-mailing

Lady Jackets tennis gets 3 more wins

The Fort Mill Lady Jackets tennis team picked up three more wins last week to stay undefeated on the season.

Fort Mill beat York 6-0, led by No. 1 singles player Rachel Brooks, who won 6-1, 6-0. No. 2 singles Reagan Paff won 6-1, 6-1, and No. 3 singles player Kaja Klages won 6-0, 6-0.

Ellie Prain won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4 singles, and Jessica Brewer won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 5 . Shreya Kattie and Preya Desai won 6-2, 6-2 in doubles play.

The Lady Jackets also beat Rock Hill 5-1, with Brooks, Paff, Klages and Prain winning in singles and Kattie and Desai winning in doubles.

The Jackets defeated Union County on the road 6-0. No. 1 singles player Suzette Smit won 6-0, 6-1. Also winning for Fort Mill were Brooks, Paff, Klages, Prain in singles and Kattie and Desai in doubles.

Freshman Jackets football beats Nation Ford

The Fort Mill freshman football team beat Nation Ford 7-6 to improve to 6-1 on the season.

The Jackets were led by Shayne Boyle, who caught the lone Fort Mill touchdown; Ryan Heriot, who had an interception; and Chris King, who had three tackles for loss.

Fort Mill tops Nation Ford in girls’ golf

The Fort Mill High girls’ golf team topped Nation Ford and Northwestern in a three-way match.

The Lady Jackets shot 204 and were led by Devin Sallenger with 46. Sallenger was followed by a 47 from Catherine Blum and a 53 from Ashley Babinchak.

Amelia Majcina finished with a 57 for Fort Mill. Northwestern shot 221; Nation Ford shot 222, led by Cameron Levosky with 51. Shannon Maguire shot 54 and Logan James shot 57, while Francesca Ferrell finished the scoring with 60.

Fort Mill Mudders invites members

Fort Mill resident Rod Imhoff has formed the Fort Mill Mudders club to give local athletes an opportunity to meet new challenges.

“Mud” refers to a variety of obstacle races.

“The mud competitions are about challenging yourself regardless of your fitness or experience background,” Imhoff said. “They are designed to be challenging at multiple levels. Mud challenges are a combination of distance and obstacles that will challenge both runners and strength athletes.”

The Fort Mill Mudders club is designed for anyone who has completed or is considering a mud run. Members will train and compete together.

“Training together, we will push each other to achieve individual and club goals by sharing opportunities, locations for training, and tips on obstacles,” Imhoff said. Details:

Carolina Dragons brings rugby to area

The Dragons, a local rugby team, has a dedicated facility on Clanton Road at Interstate 77 in Charlotte.

The team is looking to build the program, including a squad for girls and women. Find the team on Facebook by searching for Carolina Dragons at Fort Mill or email

Future Falcons can fly with players

The Nation Ford High Future Falcons program is for children age 6-13. Participants will have the opportunity to run through the tunnel with the team before a varsity home game, play flag football on the field during a practice and eat ice cream with the team.

Members will be assigned a senior football player as their host to show them around the field and locker room and answer questions, etc.

Details: or

Indian Land High boosters seek help

The Indian Land High School Athletic Booster Club is selling program advertisements, corporate signs, memberships and season passes.

Details: coach Michael Mayer, 803-548-9452 or

Train at the Y with Fitness 101

Fitness 101 at the Fort Mill YMCA is a course designed for anyone wanting to get leaner, stronger and in shape.

Get the information needed to meet fitness goals by addressing issues including proper breathing, range of motion and exercise selection.

The $5 course meets 9 a.m. the third Saturday of each month.

Staff reports