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 under way and this is the schedule of games for each of its leagues for the fourth 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, May 1

5:30 p.m.: D&S vs Timken

(Timken, Field 6)

• Tuesday, May 2

7 p.m.: Peahuff Auto & Diesel vs D&S

(Timken, Field 6)

• Thursday, May 4

7 p.m.: WoodForest vs Timken

(Timken, Field 6)

• Friday, May 5

7 p.m.: D&S vs WoodForest

(Timken, Field 6)

Debs & Belles

(Ages 13-18)

• Monday, May 1

5:30 p.m.: NAPA vs State Farm

(Timken, Field 7)

• Monday, May 1

7 p.m.: P&C vs Founders

(Timken, Field 7)

• Friday, May 5

7 p.m.: Founders vs NAPA

(Timken, Field 7)

Darlings

(Ages 7-8)

• Tuesday, May 2

5:30 p.m.: Union Kar Connection vs Rotary

(Timken, Field 6)

Ponytails

(Ages 11-12)

• Monday, May 1

7 p.m.: Civitan vs Woodmen Chapter 323

(Timken, Field 6)

• Tuesday, May 2

7 p.m.: VitaLink vs Civitan

(Timken, Field 7)

• Thursday, May 4

7 p.m.: Woodmen Chapter 323 vs Wicks Locksmith

(Timken, Field 7)

• Friday, May 5

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

(Timken, Field 7)

SweeTees

(Ages 4-6)

• Tuesday, May 2

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

(Timken, Field 7)

• Thursday, May 4

5:30 p.m.: Eddies Carpet vs WoodForest lil’ Divas

(Timken, Field 6)

• Thursday, May 4

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

(Timken, Field 7)

Tee Ball

(Ages 2-4)

• Tuesday, May 2

6 p.m.: ShamPooches vs Bonham FD

(City Park T-Ball)

• Thursday, May 4

6 p.m.: ShamPooches vs Frank Hart Allstate

(City Park T-Ball)

The Dixie Youth Baseball Season is under way and this is the schedule of games for each league for the fifth 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, May 1

6 p.m.: Sonoco vs. NAPA

• Tuesday, May 2

6 p.m.: Founders vs. Backdraft Customs

• Thursday, May 4

6 p.m.: Buffalo Pawn Shop vs. Charlie’s Auto Sales

Machine Pitch Juniors

(Ages 5 & 6)

• Tuesday, May 2

(Field 3)

5:30 p.m.: Founders vs. Metal Crafters

6:30 p.m.: P&C vs. Police Club

7:30 p.m.: La Fogata vs. USC-Union

• Thursday, May 4

(Field 1)

5:30 p.m.: USC-Union vs. La Fogata

6:30 p.m.: Metal Crafters vs. Founders

7:30 p.m.: Gestamp vs. El Poblano

Machine Pitch Seniors

(Ages 7 & 8)

• Monday, May 1

(Field 3)

5:30 p.m.: Affordable Title Loans vs. State Farm

7:00 p.m.: D&S Land Surveying vs. New Horizon

• Thursday, May 4

(Field 3)

5:30 p.m.: New Horizon vs. D&S Land Surveying

7:00 p.m.: Allstate vs. Founders

Friday, May 5

(Field 3)

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

7 p.m.: State Farm vs. Affordable Title Loans

Minors

(Ages 9 & 10)

• Monday, May 1

(Field 1)

5:30 p.m.: Kingsmore Construction vs. Jimmy’s Galaxy

7:30 p.m.: Kendall Austin R&C vs. Edwards Tax

Tuesday, May 2

(Field 1)

5:30 p.m.: Founders vs. Rotary Club

7:30 p.m.: Edwards Tax vs. Kendall Austin R&C

Friday, May 5

(Field 1)

5:30 p.m.: Rotary Club vs. Founders

7:30 p.m.: Jimmy’s Galaxy vs. Kingsmore Construction

O’Zone

(Ages 11 & 12)

Monday, May 1

(Field 4)

5:30 p.m.: Brown’s Roofing vs. Crisp & Son

7:30 p.m.: Lions Club vs. Union NCO Club

Thursday, May 4

(Field 4)

5:30 p.m.: Union NCO Club vs. Lions Club

7:30 p.m.: Crisp & Son vs. Brown’s Roofing

Miracle League Season Schedule

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

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

UCHS Track And Field

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

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

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, 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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