Local Sports Briefs


Image courtesy of Kyle Browning Former Union High School football star Kyle Browning will host his 2nd annual Black & Gold Football Camp on June 17 at the Union County Stadium. The one-day camp is for children ages 6-18 and will be headlined by a number of former college and professional football players and coaches who will provide instruction on the various aspects of the game.


Image courtesy of Union County High School The Union County High School Athletic Hall of Fame is seeking nominations of individuals to be considered for induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame.


Image courtesy of the American Legion The American Legion Post 22 Senior and Junior baseball teams are playing this month. All games are played at 7 p.m. and home games are played at the Timken Sports Complex. Today’s Local Sports Briefs includes the schedules of games for both the Senior and Junior teams.


UNION COUNTY —Here’s some of what’s happening in sports in Union County.

Football Camp

Former Union High School football star Kyle Browning will host his 2nd annual Black & Gold Football Camp for kids age 6-18 this Saturday (June 17) at Union County Stadium.

The camp will be headlined by many former college and professional football players and coaches from area including: Rashaad Jackson (Clemson), Reggie Merriweather (Clemson), Airese Curry (Chicago Bears), Tye Hill (Rams), Ryan Hemby (Clemson), Leroy Hill (Seahawks), Lee Jolly (Clemson), Charles Brandon (Newberry), Jonas Scott (Catawba University), DJ Humphries SR (Presbyterian College), Justin Miller (Jets), Maurice Fountain (Seahawks), Ramon Robinson (Benedict College/CFL AFL), and others.

Children attending this one-day camp will get instruction from some the best players this area has seen. They will receive instruction at different positions on the football field from guys that played that position at the highest levels.

Parents who are interested in having their child attend this year’s camp can get more information, and sign-up at blackandgoldfootballcamp.com or send an email to blackandgoldfootballcamp@gmail.com. Registration fee is now $40 and you can sign-up up until the day of the camp. Registration fee includes lunch and a t-shirt.

Nominations Sought

The Union County High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is seeking nominations of individuals to be considered for the Athletic Hall of Fame.

If you would like to nominate an individual from any of the county’s former high schools or Union County High School, you may do so by visiting the Union County Schools website and download the nomination form. Forms may also be picked up at Union County High School, Jonesville Elementary/Middle School, or Lockhart Schools.

After completing, please email the form to saddis_JES@union.k12.sc.us or mail the form to Union County High School Athletic Dept., 1163 Lakeside Drive, Union, SC 29379. All required information must be completed for nominations to be considered.

Completed forms must be in by July 31 in order to be considered for selection this year.

Here is some more about local sports in Union County.

Legion Post 22 Schedules

These are the schedules for American Legion Post 22 Senior Team and Junior Team. The games will be played through the end of June with all games played at 7 p.m. All home games will be played at Timken Sports Complex.

• Senior Team

June 14 — Gaffney Away

June 15 — Union* at Home

June 16 — Gaffney at Home

June 19 — Gaffney at Home

June 21 — Spartanburg at Home

June 22 — Inman Away

June 23 — Union* at Home

June 26 — Spartanburg Away

June 27 — Inman at Home

June 28 — Union* at Home

June 29 — Spartanburg Away

June 30 — Union* at Home

• Junior Team

June 14 — Gaffney at Home

June 16 — Spartanburg Away

June 19 — Inman at Home

June 20 — Union* at Home

June 21 — Spartanburg at Home

June 23 — Williamston Away

June 26 — Williamston at Home

June 28 — Union* at Home

June 29 — Gaffney Away

* Union is the Ford Welding sponsored team.

Image courtesy of Kyle Browning Former Union High School football star Kyle Browning will host his 2nd annual Black & Gold Football Camp on June 17 at the Union County Stadium. The one-day camp is for children ages 6-18 and will be headlined by a number of former college and professional football players and coaches who will provide instruction on the various aspects of the game.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/web1_Football-Camp-2.jpgImage courtesy of Kyle Browning Former Union High School football star Kyle Browning will host his 2nd annual Black & Gold Football Camp on June 17 at the Union County Stadium. The one-day camp is for children ages 6-18 and will be headlined by a number of former college and professional football players and coaches who will provide instruction on the various aspects of the game.

Image courtesy of Union County High School The Union County High School Athletic Hall of Fame is seeking nominations of individuals to be considered for induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/web1_UCHS-YJ-2.jpgImage courtesy of Union County High School The Union County High School Athletic Hall of Fame is seeking nominations of individuals to be considered for induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame.

Image courtesy of the American Legion The American Legion Post 22 Senior and Junior baseball teams are playing this month. All games are played at 7 p.m. and home games are played at the Timken Sports Complex. Today’s Local Sports Briefs includes the schedules of games for both the Senior and Junior teams.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/web1_American-Legion-Post-22-1.jpgImage courtesy of the American Legion The American Legion Post 22 Senior and Junior baseball teams are playing this month. All games are played at 7 p.m. and home games are played at the Timken Sports Complex. Today’s Local Sports Briefs includes the schedules of games for both the Senior and Junior teams.
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