Sports briefs for July 10: Baseball academy set

July 10, 2014 

Basketball academy set for July 21-23

The 2014 Lake Wylie Athletic Association Basketball 101 Academy is slated for July 21-23 at Clover High School.

The camp, for rising fourth- through eighth-grade students, will be from 5 to 8 p.m. each day and the cost is $50.

Campers will be instructed on ball-handling, passing, defensive stance and positioning, shooting, playing without the ball and the importance of teamwork. Campers will be organized into teams and each team will play two games per night.

Bailey Jackson, head boys’ basketball coach at CHS, and Blue Eagle players and coaches will provide instruction and lead the drills.

“It is a camp with much emphasis on the fundamentals of the game,” said Jackson. “We encourage participation.”

Registration is available at http://sports.bluesombrero.com/LWAA/Basketball.

To register by mail, make checks to LWAA and mail to Bailey Jackson, 417 Harvest Terrace, Clover, SC 29710.

For questions, email bailey.jackson@clover.k12.sc.us.

Clover youth athletics registration underway

Registration for Clover Recreation youth fall baseball, softball and soccer will continue through Thursday, July 31.

Registration is 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Friday at the Clover Community Center, 120 Bethel St. All registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration is available at www.cloversc.org.

Registration will be for boys and girls ages 3 to 15. The cost is $50 per child, or $40 for children age 6 and younger.

Registration for winter basketball will be Sept. 29-Oct. 31.

For more information call 803-222-9493 or email djohnson@cloversc.org for soccer or akaser@cloversc.org for baseball and softball.

Cougar football plans golf ball drop, kickoff dinner

A 2014 Cougar Kickoff Dinner and Auction will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Garden Café.

Tickets, at $100 per couple, include dinner, a $1,000 door prize, disc jockey and cash bar.

Auction items include autographed Gamecock jerseys and helmets; Jadeveon Clowney autographed items; an autographed helmet from Gamecock Stephon Gilmore, Buffalo Bills player; an autographed Michigan helmet; a football autographed by Dabo Swinney; a football autographed by the Panthers football team the year the team went to NFC Championship; beach weekends; a fishing trip and more.

For details, call the school at 803-684-2336.

York Rec registering for flag football, cheerleading

The York Parks and Recreation Department is accepting early registration for youth football, flag football and cheerleading.

The early registration ends July 25. The cost is $30 for youth football and cheerleading and $25 for flag football.

Youth football and cheerleading are for ages 7 to 12 and flag football is for ages 5 to 7. The age cutoff date is Aug. 1.

Regular registration will be July 28 to Aug. 22. The cost is $35 for youth football and cheerleading and $30 for flag football. Late registration will be Aug. 22 and 25 with an additional $10 late fee.

Registration is 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the York Recreation Center on White Rose Lane.

Youth football is divided into two age groups: ages 7 to 9 and ages 10 to 12. A child’s league age is determined by the child’s age as of July 31.

League age 10-year-olds are required to play with the 10- to 12-year-old group regardless of their weight. League age 7-year-olds have the option of playing flag football or youth football without weight restrictions.

Cheerleaders will be placed on squads based on the number of youth football teams. They may cheer for a football team that is in a different age group than the cheerleader.

For more information, call 803-684-3742 or email www.yrd29745@yahoo.com.

Lady Blue Eagles’ basketball camp set for July 14-17

The first Clover High School All Girls Basketball Camp will be 5 to 7:30 p.m. July 14 to 17.

The camp director is Shakkia Walker, assistant girls’ basketball coach at CHS. The Lady Blue Eagle coaching staff, players and former players will provide instruction.

Final registration is at 4:30 p.m. July 14. The cost of $55 per participant includes a camp T-shirt. Multi-child discount is $10 per child.

Camp day activities will focus on the fundamentals of the game, including dribbling, footwork, shooting, defense and ball-handling.

Contact Shakkia Walker at 803-810-8062 or shakkia.walker@clover.k12.sc.us for more information.

Cougar baseball camp slated for July 21-23

The York Comprehensive High School Cougar baseball camp will be 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 21 to 23 at the York Recreation Complex.

This camp is for ages 7 to 13 and conducted by YCHS varsity coaches and players. The fee is $35 per child or $60 for two brothers.

Each participant will receive a camp T-shirt. Registration is at the York Recreation Center, 21 White Rose Lane. The deadline is July 17.

For details, call 803-684-3742.

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