Lake Wylie golfers land in top spots in senior tournaments

December 6, 2013 

CHEERLEADING

Clover Jr. Pee Wee team makes nationals

The Clover Area Pop Warner Junior Pee Wee Cheerleaders competed with about 65 other squads from seven states at the Nov. 29 Mid-South Regional Pop Warner Championships in Raleigh, N.C.

They won second place in their division, advancing to the national championship held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort Dec. 6-14. More than 300 teams from across the U.S. are expected to compete this year.

This squad of 21 ranges from age 8 to 12 representing the first team Clover has sent to the national championships. They are the only cheer team from York County that is advancing. They earned their regional bid after placing first in the local competition Oct. 27 at Clover High School.

Clover Area Pop Warner was founded in 2010 as a nonprofit organization designed to encourage athletic participation among children while emphasizing scholastic excellence. For more information, call 864-724-9770.

GOLF

Wylie golfers tops in senior tourneys

The Carolinas Golf Association Senior Four Ball Tournament of Champions was held Dec. 3-4 in Pinehurst, N.C.

Lake Wylie golfers Mike Garrett and Harry Goff won second gross in their flight with a score of 152 (78/74). Doug Cullen and Jim Schilling tied for low gross in their flight with a score of 155 (76/79).

In the Super Senior Tournament of Champions held Nov. 18-19 at Cape Fear Country Club in Wilmington, N.C., Lake Wylie golfers Jim Schilling and Ron Becht were low gross flight champions with a score of 152 (76/76).

RUNNING

Resolution Run Jan. 4 in Fort Mill

Joe Davis Memorial Resolution Run 5K Run/Walk and 1-mile Fun Run will begin at 9 a.m. Jan. 4.

The event benefits Keystone Substance Abuse Services.

Register at www.joedavisrun.com.

QUIDDITCH

Championship coming to 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.

FOOTBALL

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 seventh to 11th grades 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 at usafootball.com. For more information, call 317-614-7764.

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