Sports briefs for June 6

June 4, 2013 

Clover and York Rec 12U and 10U All-Star girls’ softball teams will compete in the South Carolina/North Carolina Recreational All-Star Tournament June 14-16.

Clover, York softball teams to compete in Gastonia

Clover and York Rec 12U and 10U All-Star girls’ softball teams will compete in the South Carolina/North Carolina Recreational All-Star Tournament June 14-16.

The event, called “Battle of the Border,” will be at Ferguson Park, 1401 Golf Course Drive, Gastonia, N.C.

Lightning defeats Blue in junior legion play

In Junior American Legion action last week, Post 38 Lightning defeated Post 38 Blue in both games of a double-header.

The Lightning prevailed 6-4 in the first game and 6-1 in the second game.

The local junior legion teams will battle again at 6 p.m. Friday at the Clover High School baseball field.

Blue Eagle Basketball Camp next week

The Clover Blue Eagle Basketball Camp, for boys and girls kindergarten to sixth grades, will be 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through June 13.

The camp includes 10 hours of instruction, T-shirt and prizes. Cost is $55 per participant. For more information, call 803-222-8215 or email

Clover Basketball 101 Academy set

The Clover Parks and Recreation Basketball 101 Academy will be 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 8-11 at Oakridge Middle School.

The event is for girls and boys ages 6 to 13. There will be daily hot shot, free throw and speed layup competition. Cost is $50. Contact Donald Johnson at 803-222-9493 or email

Clover girls softball camp planned

The Clover Girls Softball Camp for ages 5 to 15 will be 9 a.m. to noon July 16-19 at Clover High School.

Instruction will be provided by the Clover High School softball coaching staff and players. Cost is $50 per participant. Contact Drew Kaser at 803-222-9493 or email him at

Challenger British soccer camp returns to Clover

The popular Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp returns to Clover in July, according to the Clover Parks and Recreation Department.

The five-day British Soccer Camp, which was well attended last year at Clover Community Park, will be July 22-26 at the same location.

Each camp day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages and a daily World Cup Tournament.

The Challenger coaching staff provides lessons in self-discipline, sportsmanship and respect for others. Campers will have a daily program of camp break activities and an end-of-camp graduation party.

Programs are available for ages 4 to 16. To register, go to and click on the soccer link. Contact the Clover Parks and Recreation Department, 222-9493, for more details.

York Rec gymnastics starting

Summer gymnastics classes begin this week at the York Parks and Recreation Department gym on White Rose Lane.

The classes will be on Tuesdays, beginning with a preschool tumbling class 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. for ages 3 to 5.

Basic gymnastics classes will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The preschool tumbling class will cost $30 per month and the basic gymnastics class $35 per month.

Classes are limited to 15 participants. Contact York Rec at 684-3742 for more information.

York boys, girls basketball camp dates set

The York Comprehensive High School boys and girls basketball camp will be June 24 to 27 in separate gyms.

The camp activities for ages 5 to 15 will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each day, with instruction by York coaches and varsity and JV players. A free T-shirt is ordered when participants arrive on June 24.

Download an application at Click on athletics and scroll down to camps at the bottom. Also, softball, volleyball, soccer and football applications can be downloaded .

For details, contact the YCHS athletic department office at 684-1505.

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