Local Sports Briefs


UNION COUNTY — Here is some of what’s going on in sports in Union County.

Dixie Girls Season Schedule

This is the Dixie Girls Softball Season is now under way and this is the schedule of games for each of its leagues for the third week of the season.

(All Tee Ball games are played at the City Park T Ball Field while those of the Angels, Debs & Belles, Darlings, PonyTails, and SweeTees leagues are played at the Timken Sports Complex.)

Angels

(Ages 9-10)

• Monday, April 24

7 p.m.: WoodForest vs D&S

(Timken, Field 6)

• Tuesday, April 25

7 p.m.: Peahuff Auto & Diesel vs Timken

(Timkens, Field 6)

• Thursday, April 27

7 p.m.: WoodForest vs Crisp & Son

(Timken, Field 6)

• Friday, April 28

7 p.m.: Crisp & Son vs Peahuff Auto & Diesel

(Timken, Field 6)

Debs & Belles

(Ages 13-18)

• Monday, April 24

7 p.m.: State Farm vs NAPA

(Timken, Field 7)

• Friday, April 28

7 p.m.: Founders vs State Farm

(Timken, Field 7)

Darlings

(Ages 7-8)

• Monday, April 24

5:30 p.m.: Affordable Title Loans vs Rotary

(Timken, Field 6)

• Tuesday, April 25

5:30 p.m.: Union Kar Connection vs La Fogata

(Timken, Field 6)

• Thursday, April 27

5:30 p.m.: Rotary vs La Fogata

(Timken, Field 6)

• Friday, April 28

5:30 p.m.: Affordable Title Loans vs Union Kar Connection

(Timken, Field 6)

PonyTails

(Ages 11-12)

• Monday, April 24

5:30 p.m.: Civitan vs Wicks Locksmith

(Timken, Field 7)

• Tuesday, April 25

7 p.m.: Wicks Locksmith vs 1st Franklin

(Timken, Field 7)

• Thursday, April 27

7 p.m.: VitaLink vs Woodmen Chapter 323

(Timken, Field 7)

• Friday, April 28

5:30 p.m.: 1st Franklin vs VitaLink

(Timken, Field 7)

SweeTees

(Ages 4-6)

• Tuesday, April 25

5:30 p.m.: April’s Dog Palace vs State Farm

(Timken, Field 7)

• Thursday, April 27

5:30 p.m.: WoodForest lil’ Divas vs April’s Dog Palace

(Timken, Field 7)

Tee Ball

(Ages 2-4)

• Tuesday, April 25

6 p.m.: Frank Hart Allstate vs ShamPooches

(City Park T-Ball)

• Thursday, April 27

6 p.m.: Frank Hart Allstate vs Bonham FD

(City Park T-Ball)

Dixie Youth Season Schedule

The Dixie Youth Baseball Season is now under way and this is the schedule of games for each league for the fourth week of the season.

(All Tee Ball games are played at the South Hills Tee Ball Field while all Machine Pitch Junior, Machine Pitch Senior, Minors, and O’Zone games are played at the Timken Sports Complex.)

Tee Ball

(Ages 3 & 4)

• Monday, April 24

6 p.m.: Founders vs. Buffalo Pawn Shop

• Tuesday, April 25

6 p.m.: Napa vs. Backdraft Customs

• Thursday, April 27

6 p.m.: Charlie’s Auto Sales vs. Sonoco

Machine Pitch Juniors

(Ages 5 & 6)

• Tuesday, April 25

5:30 p.m.: P&C vs. USC-Union

(Field 4)

6:30 p.m.: Metal Crafters vs. La Fogata

(Field 4)

• Thursday, April 27

5:30 p.m.: El Poblano vs. Police Club

(Field 1)

6:30 p.m.: Founders vs. Gestamp

(Field 1)

• Thursday, April 27

5:30 p.m.: La Fogata vs. Metal Crafters

(Field 3)

6:30 p.m.: USC-Union vs. P&C

(Field 3)

• Friday, April 28

5:30 p.m.: Founders vs. Gestamp

(Field 4)

6:30 p.m.: Police Club vs. El Poblano

(Field 4)

Machine Pitch Seniors

(Ages 7 & 8)

• Monday, April 24

5:30 p.m.: State Farm vs. New Horizon

(Field 3)

7 p.m.: D&S Land Surveying vs. Allstate

(Field 3)

• Tuesday, April 25

5:30 p.m.: Timken vs. Affordable Title Loans

(Field 3)

7 p.m.: New Horizon vs. State Farm

(Field 3)

• Friday, April 28

5:30 p.m.: Allstate vs. D&S Land Survey

(Field 3)

7 p.m. Affordable Title Loans vs. Timken

(Field 3)

Minors

(Ages 9 & 10)

• Monday, April 24

5:30 p.m.: Founders vs. Humphries

(Field 1)

7:30 p.m.: Edwards Tax vs. Jimmy’s Galaxy

(Field 1)

• Tuesday, April 25

5:30 p.m.: Kingsmore Construction vs Rotary Club

(Field 1)

7:30 p.m.: Humphries vs. Founders

(Field 1)

• Friday, April 28

5:30 p.m.: Jimmy’s Galaxy vs. Edwards Tax

(Field 1)

7:30 p.m. Rotary Club vs. Kingsmore Construction

(Field 1)

O’Zone

(Ages 11 & 12)

• Monday, April 24

5:30 p.m.: Crisp & Son vs. Union

(Field 4)

7:30 p.m.: Brown’s Roofing vs. Lions Club

(Field 4)

• Thursday, April 27

5:30 p.m.: Lions Club vs. Brown’s Roofing

(Field 4)

7:30 p.m.: Union NCO Club vs. Crisp & Son

(Field 4)

Miracle League Season Schedule

The 2017 Miracle League of Union County Baseball Season gets under way this month. Below is the schedule of games that will take place this season through the end of May.

• Monday, April 24

— 6 p.m.: Civitan vs Rippy’s

— 7 p.m.: Fantastics vs Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction

• Tuesday, April 25

— 6 p.m.: Harper General Contractors vs Lily’s Auto Sales

— 7 p.m.: Buffalo Pawn vs Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction

• Monday, May 1

— 6 p.m.: Civitan vs Rippy’s

— 7 p.m.: Fantastics vs Buffalo Pawn

• Tuesday, May 2

— 6 p.m.: Harper General Contractors vs Lily’s Auto Sales

— 7 p.m.: Buffalo Pawn vs Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction

• Monday, May 8

— 6 p.m.: Civitan vs Rippy’s

— 7 p.m.: Fantastics vs Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction

• Tuesday, May 9

— 6 p.m.: Harper General Contractors vs Lily’s Auto Sales

— 7 p.m.: Buffalo Pawn vs Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction

• Monday, May 15

— 6 p.m.: Civitan vs Rippy’s

— 7 p.m.: Fantastics vs Buffalo Pawn

• Tuesday, May 16

— 6 p.m.: Harper General Contractors vs Lily’s Auto Sales

— 7 p.m.: Buffalo Pawn vs Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction

• Monday, May 22

— 6 p.m.: Civitan vs Rippy’s

— 7 p.m.: TOURNEY — Fantastics vs Kendall Austin Roofing — 1 inning. Winner of that game vs Buffalo Pawn — 1 inning.

• Tuesday, May 23

— 6 p.m.: Harper General Contractors vs Lily’s Auto Sales

• Monday, May 29

— 6 p.m.: SEASON CELEBRATION — Civitan vs Rippy’s

— 7 p.m.: SEASON CELEBRATION — Fantastics vs Buffalo Pawn vs Kendall Austin Roofing

• Tuesday, May 30

— 6 p.m.: SEASON CELEBRATION — Harper General Contractors vs Lily’s Auto Sales

UCHS Golf Schedule

• Monday, April 24 — Blue Ridge/Landrum — Links O’Tryon — 4:15 p.m.

• Thursday, April 27 — Eastside — Thornblade Club — 4:20 p.m.

• Monday, May 1 — Region Tournament — Links O’Tryon — 9 a.m.

UCHS JV Softball

• Tuesday, April 25 — Clover — Home — 5 p.m.

UCHS Varsity Softball

• Tuesday, April 25 — Clover — Home — 7 p.m.

UCHS Track And Field

• Wednesday, April 26 — Region Meet at Eastside — Away — 4 p.m.

• Saturday, May 6 — State Qualifier at Lower Richland — Away — TBA

• Saturday, May 13 — State at Spring Valley — Away — TBA

UCHS Varsity Girls Soccer

• Tuesday, April 25 — Blue Ridge — Away — 5:30 p.m.

• Thursday, April 27 — Chester — Away — 7 p.m.

UCHS Varsity Boys Soccer

• Tuesday, April 25 — Blue Ridge — Away — 7:30 p.m.

• Thursday, April 27 — Chester — Home — 7 p.m.

UCHS Girls JV Soccer

• Thursday, April 27 — Chester — Away — 5:30 p.m.

UCHS Boys JV Soccer

• Thursday, April 27 — Chester — Home — 5:30 p.m.

Athlete Physicals

On the following dates and at the following times and locations the Union County School District is having physicals for every athlete involved in district middle or high school athletics.

• Wednesday, April 26 at 3:30 p.m. at Union County High School

• Wednesday, May 3 at 3 p.m. at Jonesville Elementary/Middle School

• Wednesday, May 10 at 3 p.m. at Sims Middle School

Fishing Rodeo

The SC Department of Natural Resources will sponsor a Fishing Rodeo on May 20 from 9 a.m.-noon at Foster Park Lake, one of series the department is sponsoring across the state through June.

A press release issued by the SCDNR announcing the event states that youth ages 6-15 participating in the Fishing Rodeo must be accompanied by an adult, but no adult fishing is allowed. Participants required to bring their own fishing equipment and tackle. Bait will be provided at some of the rodeos.

While pre-registration is preferred, on-site registration will be available at most events. Sign-in occurs 15-30 minutes before the rodeo start time. To register online go to www.dnr.sc.gov/aquaticed/rodeos or call 803-737-8483.

More Sports

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