Thursday, January 16, 2014
SSC gears up for season
The 2014 Summerville Soccer Club Spring season is on its way. Select teams have started to practice and all teams that participate in the Coastal League will start soon. U4 to U8 teams will begin practicing in a few weeks with games starting March 1. Teams for the ages 4-8 will be formed in the week after February 10. For kids who play on U6 and U8 teams the club will have evaluations Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. and Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m. Visit www.summervillesoccerclub.com for more information.
The Dorchester County Gamecock Club will have a business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Summerville Country Club. Call Cecil Buddy at 509-4469.
T1D Tee Off
The Team William T1D Tee Off for Diabetes golf tournament kicks off Jan. 31 at Summerville Country Club. The event will include an adult captain’s choice golf tournament Jan. 31 and a junior golf tournament Feb. 1. Both will benefit the Palmetto Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Camp Adam Fisher.
The junior tournament is for golfers age 8-18 and is endorsed by the SCJGA so participants can earn ranking points. The registration fee is $45 per player and includes greens fee, a gift bag, T-Shirt and prizes. Registration for the adult four-man captain’s choice tournament is $60 per player. Sponsorships are available with various perks.
Visit www.teamwilliamT1D.com, email Susie Wimberly at teamwilliamT1D@gmail.com or call 568-7830.
The Dorchester Dragons swimming and basketball teams are holding a pancake breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Jan. 18 at the Applebees located at 88 Old Trolley Road in Summerville to raise money for trips to the National Special Olympics Games. The Dorchester Dragons basketball team will compete in June while the swim team will compete in May. Tickets for the breakfast are $7. Contact email@example.com for tickets or more information.
The 13U South Carolina Assailants baseball organization will be holding open tryouts in January. The team practices in the Ladson area and will be training with coaches, paid trainers, staff and players from local colleges and high schools. Coaches plan for the team to play in multiple local tournaments and out of state tournaments. Season fees will be based on the final tournament schedule. Email Coach John at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 754-8017 for more information.
Youth baseball, softball
The North Charleston Recreation Department has opened baseball and softball registration for ages 4-15 and is seeking team sponsors. Registration for 2014 youth programs will run through January. Registration cost is $30 for residents and $60 for non-residents. Registration can be done online at www.northcharleston.org and will also be taken at various recreation department facilities. Various levels of team sponsorships are available, starting at $250. Call the 24-hour information line at 740-2699 or check out the website.
Travel baseball tryouts
Summerville Sharks Baseball is scheduling tryouts for players age 9-16. Call Trey or John 514-5761 or 200-5721.