CHS varsity earns academic award
CLOVER For the fifth year, the 2013 Clover High School Boys Varsity Soccer team has been awarded the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic All-American Award.
This honor is given to teams who have a grade-point average of at least 3.25 GPA on a 4-point scale. Only 370 programs in the country earned this award. CHS finished the year with a 3.98 GPA.
This gives the boys’ soccer program the third highest GPA among boys’ soccer teams in South Carolina, behind only Academic Magnet and Dorman.
The CHS boys program also had the 11th highest GPA among all boys’ soccer programs in the country and a final ranking of 41st among the more than 22,000 soccer programs (both boys and girls) in the United States.
The 2013 Varsity members included: Garrett Hybarger, Steven Alvarez, Bailey Bottini, Manny Vargas, Caleb Costner, Fernando Alpizar, Brandon Berardo, Pierce Sutton, Billy Angelou, Nevada Henderson, Brad Johnson, Nathan Vogt, David Tribaldos, Evan Edmunds, Christian Berardo, Mitch Johnson, Adam Edmunds, Micah Childress, Boston Henderson, Tanner Alexander and Robert Schreiner.
Championship coming to Rock Hill
ROCK HILL The Rock Hill/York County Convention & Visitors Bureau and Rock Hill Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department will host the International Quidditch Southern U.S. Regional Championship Feb. 15-16 at Manchester Meadows Soccer Complex.
Rock Hill will host about 25 colleges throughout the south for this championship, including Rock Hill’s Winthrop University.
Nearly 3,000 people are expected to come to the area for this International Quidditch Association event.
Quidditch was founded in 2005 at Middlebury College by then-freshman Xander Manshel. For more information, call 803-329-5200.
USA Football camp coming to Rock Hill
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.
Register online at usafootball.com. For more information, call 317-614-7764.