Kings of Carolinas racing Oct. 24-27 near Lake Wylie

October 19, 2013 


Kings of Carolinas racing near Wylie

King of the Carolinas, presented by Carolinas First Defense, will run Oct. 24-27 at Carolina Speedway, 6355 Union Road.

Gates open at 5 p.m. for practice from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24.

Racing begins at 5 p.m. Friday, and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Grandstands costs Friday $12, Saturday $18, Sunday $22; two-day pass Friday-Saturday $27, and $38 for Saturday and Sunday. Three-day pass $45.

For information call 704-869-0313 or visit


Mummy Shuffle 5K Saturday in Clover

Registration is underway for the second annual Mummy Shuffle 5K Fun Run-Walk Saturday, Oct. 26.

The race will start at 8:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church parking lot, 117 S. Main St.

The event will benefit the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, an organization that provides free books to children from birth to age 5.

Registration fees cost $10 in advance. Participants will receive a race T-shirt. Day of race registration costs $15 and will begin at 8 a.m.

There will be a cash prize for first-place male and female winners of the race. There also will be prizes for best costumes.

Entry forms are available at the Clover YMCA, 107 S. Main St., and on the Clover Rotary Club’s Facebook page.

Zombie Crawl 5K Saturday

The Old Town Zombie Crawl 5K/Fun Run and Zombie Survival Party will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, on Main Street.

The fun run begins at 3 p.m., with the 5K at 3:30 p.m.

Following the runs will be children’s activities, award ceremony and survivor party ending at 10 p.m.

Proceeds go to The Heart2Heart Foundation’s free community educational programs and materials, and provide heart health risk assessment screenings for at-risk women.

Register online at

CLT Runway 5K Saturday

Charlotte Douglas International Airport will host its seventh annual Runway 5K Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at CLT.

Runners and walkers may register online at The cost is $30 until Friday, Oct. 25, and $35 on the day of the race.

A variety of activities will be on hand for children, including a bounce house, animated movie characters and face painting, as well as a C-130 and DC-7.

Money goes toward LifeSpan’s Community Activity and Employment Transition Program, a nonprofit organization, assists children and adults with developmental disabilities by providing education, employment and enrichment opportunities.

For more information about the Run, visit


U13 and U14 leagues forming

Rock Hill Volleyball Club in partnership with Winthrop University Volleyball Program are offering competitive play for youth ages 13 and younger and ages 14 and older. Deadline to register is Friday, Oct. 26, for U13 and Nov. 1 for U14.

The 2013-2014 Rock Hill Volleyball Club registration for tryouts is open. Visit for more information.


Tournament Oct. 30 in Rock Hill

The third annual Clifton Carter Memorial Golf Tournament, hosted by Discoveries Soccer Club, will be noon Oct. 30 at Rock Hill Country Club.

The tournament is four-man Captain’s Choice with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

For information, call 803-899-2626 or register at

Club launches year-round league

Tega Cay Golf Club is launching a year-round IMPACT Junior Golf League focusing on family golf, open to junior golfers as young as age 5, and developmental golf for junior golfers elementary through senior high school.

The first session kicks off this fall, running through mid-November. Registration is under way.

Weekly league play runs Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons featuring varying formats and skill challenges.

Parents interested in registering their children for IMPACT Junior League Golf at Tega Cay Golf Club or finding out more information about the program, should call 704-277-5741 or visiting


LWAA registration runs through Oct. 31

Lake Wylie Athletic Association is registering for its upcoming basketball season for ages 4-12.

Register at the Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce, River Hills Community Church, Anytime Fitness or online at through Oct. 31. Anyone wanting to coach should fill out a form online.

For more information, call 704-689-1348 or email

Belmont league registration

under way

Belmont Parks & Recreation Department is holding registration for youth basketball for ages 3-15 beginning at noon Monday, Oct. 28, through Nov. 9.

The registration fee costs $50 in the city limits of Belmont, $75 out of city. Signups will be online at or at the recreation department at 37 E. Woodrow Ave. In-person registration ends at 5 p.m. Nov. 8.

For more information, call 704-901-2070 or visit


USA Football camp coming to Rock Hill

The Rock Hill/York County Convention & Visitors Bureau and Rock Hill schools will welcome the USA Football Regional Development Camp to South Pointe High School on April 12-13.

The USA Football Regional Development Camp is for athletes in grades 7-11 and focuses on development on and off the field. Participating athletes will have the opportunity to train with current NFL and NCAA coaches, listen and learn from former NFL players and receive an evaluation from an NFL or college scout.

All athletes will be evaluated for the U.S. National Team program. Athletes selected to participate in the USA National Team program will represent Team USA in the international competition.

USA Football officials expect to have nearly 300 attend the camp. Register online at Spectators are welcome to attend the event for free.

For more information, call 317-614-7764.

Giants fans meet in Fort Mill

If you’re a fan of the New York Giants and want to get together with other local fans for games the Blue Room is reserved for game day at Madison’s on The Corner in Crossroads Plaza at the corner of Highway160 West and Gold Hill Road in Fort Mill.

Fans can watch the game on a projection screen and on several flat screens. Enjoy a hot buffet for less than $10, or order from an extensive menu.

All fans are welcome, but a head count for the buffet is needed before the game. For more information, email or call 803-802-3990.

Bills fans gather at Towne Tavern

Buffalo Bills fans are invited to Towne Tavern at Fort Mill, home of the York County Buffalo Bills Backers Fan Club. Join your fellow Bills fans in suite 160 and view all Buffalo Bills games on a 10-foot HD projection with theater sound.

Enjoy specials, giveaways and Western New York fare. For membership information, call 803-802-2340 or email

Jets fans cheer at Skyline Grill

Jets fans who want to watch the game with other local fans can stop in at the Skyline Grill at Regent Park Golf Club in Fort Mill. Fans can keep track of all of the games aired on the NFL Package and enjoy $1.50 domestic beers on game day.

For details, call 803-548-3777.

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