Play tennis for the pets

August 13, 2013 

Play tennis for the pets

Join the Humane Society of York County for dinner and tennis 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, for the Humane Society of York County Furry Friends Fundraiser.

Enjoy an evening of social tennis at the Tega Cay Tennis Club, 15083 Molokai Drive. Pizza, homemade sides and desserts served. BYOB. The cost is $7. No partner needed, and non-players welcome.

All proceeds go directly to the HSYC. Raffles and prizes will be included. Unable to attend? Donations are always welcome.

For more information, call 803-207-1357 or email addiemccallon@gmail.com.

Sign up for Springmaid race

Sign up to compete in the Springmaid Dirt Road Race 10K and 5K and run along paths steeped with Fort Mill history.

Race set for Oct. 5 at 8 a.m., starting from the Rush Pavilion on the Anne Springs Close Greenway. Participants in the race will receive two free admissions to the Fall Frolic events on the Greenway, running every weekend through October. For more information, visit www.ASCGreenway.org or call 803-547-4575.

Sale benefits wrestling team

An indoor yard sale will be 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, in the Fort Mill High School lobby.

Items for sale include clothing, books, games, toys, furniture, and other household items. Individuals wishing to purchase an outdoor vendor space may do so for $25.

All proceeds benefit the Fort Mill Wrestling Foundation.

Contact Mary Ellen Mockridge at fmwf@comporium.net with any questions.

Victory Sports teams available

Victory Sports has openings for kids in 4K up to grade 12 on falls sports teams that begin practicing Sept. 2.

Sports includes soccer, flag football, cheer and Conquer League sports for special-needs children age 6 and older.

For more information and/or to register, go to victorysportsoutreach.org or call 389-7481.

Sheriff’s Foundation golf tournament Sept. 16

The Sheriff’s Foundation of York County will hold its seventh annual Invitational Golf Tournament Sept. 16 at the Springfield Golf Club in Fort Mill. Players and sponsors needed for the fundraiser.

Proceeds raised from previous golf tournaments financed $29,000 in scholarships for York County students. Also this year, proceeds will be used to purchase backpacks for students in need as well as support Safety Patrol programs and Boy Scout Explorer Post 1786.

The Foundation is seeking sponsorships at all levels as well as donations for door prizes. For more information contact Cherie Dalley at 803-628-3057 or Cherie.Dalley@yorkcountygov.com.

Future Falcons program kicks off

Nation Ford High has created a Future Falcons program for children ages 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, the locker room, answer questions, etc. Future Falcons will receive a commemorative picture of the 2013 group and a membership card that will provide them a free combo from the concession stand at all home varsity games during the 2013-14 season.

The membership is $50 and proceeds go to the Nation Ford football program. For more information, contact Michelle Kuhn at KuhnM@fort-mill.k12.sc.us.

YMCA has summer sports camps

The Fort Mill/Gold Hill branches are offering a variety of creative, educational and entertaining summer specialty and sports camps designed to expand on existing skills and interests and to build new ones.

Sports camps include basketball, soccer, lacrosse and football. Specialty camps include Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO Camps, Performing Arts Camp and Summer Dance Workshops.

For more information or to register, call 548-8020 or go to upymca.org.

Lacrosse club open to local kids

The Fort Mill Lacrosse Club offers teams for boys ages 15 and younger under and girls in second to eighth grades. Registration and additional information is available at fmlacrosse.com.

Knights offer deals

The 2013 season is approaching and The Charlotte Knights are ready to give fans a jump on purchasing single-game tickets to a select number of 2013 games. Fans can purchase tickets online only to the following games:

• Final Regular Season Game at Knights Stadium – Monday, Sept. 2.

•  All 10 Flashback Friday Games – Knights will commemorate 24 seasons at Knights Stadium with a series of promotions and giveaways.

To purchase tickets to these select games, fans will need to sign-up for the Knights e-newsletter. A special pre-sale code was will be emailed to all subscribers prior to Presidents Day. Fans already signed up for the e-newsletter do not need to re-register.

Single-game ticket prices are $15 for field box seats, $13 for lower level reserved and $9 for general admission. By purchasing tickets in advance, fans will save $1 on all of the single-game ticket pricing. Full season and partial season ticket packages are on sale and can be purchased by calling 704-357-8071 ext. 2106 or online at charlotteknights.com.

Youth, teen rugby players wanted

The Fort Mill Dragons Rugby Club is looking for players from beginner to experienced to play on middle school (ages 10-14) and high school (19 and younger) teams. Anyone interested in playing, supporting or coming out to watch a home game can find the team on Facebook by searching for The Fort Mill Dragons Rugby Club or emailing fortmillrugby@gmail.com.

Indian Land boosters seek help

The Indian Land High School Athletic Booster Club is selling program ads, corporate signs, memberships and season passes. All forms can be downloaded from the ILHS website at ilhs.lancasterscschools.org.

For more information, contact call coach Mayer at 803-548-9452 or email mmayer@lcsd.k12.sc.us.

Train at the Y with Fitness 101

Fitness 101 at the Fort Mill YMCA is a course designed for anyone serious about getting leaner, stronger and in shape once and for all.

Get the information you need to meet your fitness goals by addressing such issues as proper breathing, range of motion and exercise selection.

The course meets at 9 a.m. the third Saturday of each month and the cost is $5.

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