Robbins sets new Fort Mill Golf Club record

June 30, 2014 

Course record set

Tiffany Robbins won the 2014 Fort Mill Golf Club Ladies Club Championship last week by 28 strokes with a first round score of 73 and a course record 64 in the second round.

Last year’s champion, Jeff Brown, won the 2014 Senior Club Championship by one stroke over David Reece. Jeff’s scores for the two-day event were 72 and 73.

Fort Mill baseball players lead Steele Creek

Fort Mill Middle School pitcher Hogan Drane pitched five strong innings and only allowed two runs, helping the Steele Creek Blue Jays win a Queen City Babe Ruth league game against the Queen City Bombers, 4-3.

Fellow Yellow Jacket Keith Cooke III scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh of the walk-off game. Yellow Jacket infielder Sam Eaton pitched two innings in relief to get the victory. Fort Mill Middle’s fourth player on the team, leadoff hitter Luc Mercado, had a hit and RBI for the Blue Jays.

Fort Mill youth sports registration underway

Registration for Fort Mill Parks and Recreation fall sports is underway and ends Aug. 6. Youth sports offered are: baseball (ages 7-13), cheerleading (6-11), flag football (5-7), tackle football (7 -12), soccer (4-14), and softball (7-12).

For more information, go to fortmillsc.org or contact the town’s Athletic Division staff: Jason Ratterree jratterree@fortmillsc.gov, or Justin Davis, Ratterree jdavis@fortmillsc.gov or call 547-2273.

Victory youth sports camps begin this week

Victory Sports Camp will be 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 7-11 at Fort Mill High School for kids in first to sixth grades. Sports offered are baseball, football, soccer, basketball, cheer and girls volleyball. Camps cost $50. There’s also a program for special needs children ages 6 and older for $35. Register online at victorysportsoutreach.org.

For more information, email vso@comporium.net.

Boys’ basketball camps to be held in July

The Nation Ford Falcons will offer a boys’ basketball camp 8 a.m.-noon July 7-10.

The Falcon camp is open to boys ages 7 and older. Instruction will be by the Falcons’ staff, and current and former Falcons players, with guest appearances by college players. Campers will divided by age groups and will concentrate on fundamentals and team play.

The cost is $70 and includes a camp T-shirt and awards. For more information, contact head coach Michael Tew at tewm@fort-mill.k12.sc.us or 803-835-0122.

Registration ends Aug. 9 for Tega Cay fall sports

Registration for Tega Cay Parks and Recreation fall sports is underway and ends Aug. 9. Youth sports offered are baseball (ages 3-13), cheerleading (6-12), flag football (5-8), tackle football (7-12), soccer (3-14) and softball (7-12).

Adult sports offered are coed kickball, and men’s and women’s softball (21 and older).

For more information contact Joey Blethen at 803-548-3787 or jblethen@tegacay.com.

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.

“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: FortMillMudders.com.

Carolina Dragons to build local rugby program

The Dragons, a local rugby team that featured many players from Fort Mill and went 14-0 last season, has a dedicated facility on Clanton Road at Interstate 77 in Charlotte.

Eight of the Dragons are Nation Ford High graduates and are now playing at Clemson. They can be followed at Clemsonrugby.com.

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 fortmillrugby@gmail.com.

Future Falcons can fly with players

The Nation Ford High Future Falcons program is 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 and answer questions, etc.

Membership is $50; proceeds go to the Nation Ford football program. Details: Michelle Kuhn, KuhnM@fort-mill.k12.sc.us or ymca.org.

Registration open for lacrosse club

The Fort Mill Lacrosse Club offers teams for boys ages 15 and younger and girls in second to eighth grade.

Registration and additional information is available at fmlacrosse.com.

Indian Land High boosters seek help

The Indian Land High School Athletic Booster Club is selling program advertisements, corporate signs, memberships and season passes. All forms can be downloaded at ilhs.lancasterscschools.org. Details: coach Michael Mayer, 803-548-9452 or email mmayer@lcsd.k12.sc.us.

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