Lake Wylie 10-year-old moves on in tennis championship

July 30, 2013 

SOCCER

Summer camp starts Monday

Lake Wylie Athletic Association and Discoveries Soccer Club are offering a summer soccer camp for ages 6 to 12 from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 5-8 at River Hills soccer fields.

Cost is $140. For details, visit eteamz.com/LWAASoccer. To register, visit discoveriessoccerclub.org.

LWAA fall registration open

Lake Wylie Athletic Association soccer is accepting registration for ages 3-14 for the fall season online and in-person.

Teams will be formed by mid-August. Practices start the first week of school. Games begin Sept. 7.

In-person registration will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 3 and Aug. 10 in front of Nationwide Insurance at Bi-Lo shopping center.

Register online at eteamz.com/LWAASoccer.

Cost is $65, including jersey, shorts and socks.

TENNIS

Club offers camp

River Hills Country Club, One Country Club Drive, offers tennis camp 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 5-8. Call for pricing.

Lunch is included daily. Call 803-831-2126.

Wylie player heading to states

Marco Ward, 10, defeated No. 1 seeded Rithvik Chelasani of Charlotte 6-4, 6-1 during the July 19-21 tournament at Racquet Club in Gastonia to advance to the 12 and under championship of the USTA L4 nationally sanctioned Summer Slam tournament.

Marco moved up to the United States Tennis Association 12 and under division in January and has won two consolation championships in the 12 year old division. He has qualified for the South Carolina state 12 and under clay court championships and will compete in Greenville later this month.

Marco will be a fifth grader at Crowders Creek Elementary School. He is a member of the River Hills tennis club and POP Warner Blue Eagles football team.

Sheriff’s Foundation of York County, Inc. 7th Annual Invitational Golf Tournament.

GOLF

Lupus Foundation event Aug. 26

The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter will be the beneficiary of the 13th annual Links for Lupus Golf Tournament on Aug. 26.

Presented by Little Diversified Architectural Consulting, the Links for Lupus Golf Tournament will be held at Cedarwood Country Club, 4100 Pineville-Matthews Road.

Registration kicks off at 11 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. and dinner reception at 5:30 p.m. All players will receive lunch and dinner, beverages during play, official tournament gift, goodie bag and a team photograph. Prizes awarded for first-third in low net and low gross categories.

For event information and to download a registration form, visit lupuslinks.dojiggy.com/.

Sheriff’s tourney Sept. 16

The Sheriff’s Foundation of York County announces the seventh annual Invitational Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 16 at the Springfield Golf Club in Fort Mill.

Proceeds have provided $29,000 in scholarship money to York County students. Also this year, $1,600 will be used to purchase back packs for York County students. Money raised also will benefit safety patrol programs and provide financial support for Boy Scout Explorer Post 1786,

Sponsorships at all levels and donations for door prizes are needed. Team slots will be available on a first come, first serve basis. The deadline to register is Sept. 3.

For more information, call 803-628-3057.

SOCCER

Register for youths by Aug. 10

Belmont Parks & Recreation Department, 37 E. Woodrow Ave., is holding registration for youth soccer for ages 3-15 (including a U10 all girls league) through Aug. 10.

The registration fee is $50 in city, $75 out of city. Signups will be taken online at cityofbelmont.org or at the recreation department.

For more information, call 704-901-2070.

Adult rec league signups posted

Belmont Parks & Recreation Department is holding registration for adult soccer Aug. 1-30.

The registration team fee is $325 out of city, $275 in city. The individual fee is $40 out of city, $35 in city. Signups will be taken at the recreation department.

For more information, call 704-901-2070.

BASEBALL

LWAA registration is open

Online registration is open for Lake Wylie Athletic Association’s fall baseball season through Aug. 12 for players aged 4-13.

Visit eteamz.com/lwaa to register or for more information. Email questions to baseball@lwsports.org.

Mystery Ball Night Aug. 31

Hospitality House Of Charlotte, a nonprofit organization providing lodging to families of patients receiving medical treatment, has announced it will partner with the Charlotte Knights for its third annual Mystery Ball Night at the Knights Stadium, 228 Deerfield Drive, on Aug. 31 at 7:15 p.m. in a game against the Gwinnett Braves. This is the last Saturday game to be held in the Fort Mill Stadium and will be followed by fireworks.

Fans will have the opportunity to purchase baseballs autographed by a major or minor league player for $10 each, with the mystery being which player signed the chosen ball. Gates will open at 6 p.m. and early arrival is encouraged, as a limited number of signed balls will be available for purchase. Fans also will have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for $5 each for the chance to win a $250 US Airways travel gift card.

Game tickets cost $13 each for ages 2 and older and can be ordered through Hospitality House of Charlotte by visiting hospitalityhouseofcharlotte.org/event.asp. A portion of each ticket sold through the Hospitality House of Charlotte website will be donated to the organization, and participants will be entered to win a chance to throw the first pitch at the Aug. 31 game.

Knights offer deal

on tickets

Charlotte Knights 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.

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. Call 704-357-8071 ext. 2106 or online at charlotteknights.com.

VOLLEYBALL

Sign up underway

Belmont Parks & Recreation Department, 37 E. Woodrow Ave., is holding registration for youth girls’ volleyball for ages 9-15 through Aug. 10.

The registration fee is $50 in city, $75 out of city. Signups will be taken online at cityofbelmont.org or at the rec department.

For more information, call 704-901-2070.

New leagues forming

Rock Hill Volleyball Club is starting a new league for boys and girls who do not have a place to play during school volleyball season or who may not make their school’s team.

There will be three divisions for fourth- and fifth-graders, sixth- and seventh-graders, and eighth- and ninth-graders.

Play begins Aug. 27.

For more information, visit rockhillvolleyballclub.com.

FOOTBALL/

CHEER

Sign ups, conditioning camps underway

Formerly Lake Wylie Pop Warner football and cheer have joined with Clover Co-Op to become D2 Blue Eagles.

There will be free sports conditioning camp from 4 to 6 p.m. Sundays at Griggs Road Elementary School open to all children, regardless of sport or no sport. They do not have to be part of D2 for Camp.

Signups for the new league are underway. Costs is $100 for football or cheer; discounts for multiple children and financial aid available.

For more information, call 704-591-8076 or visit leaguelineup.com/d2blueeagles.

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