Fundraiser for Carolina Slammers


From 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at McDonald’s

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Photo courtesy of Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team The Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team pose for a picture with a trophy and certificates they won. The team will have a fundraiser at the Union McDonald’s on Wednesday, May 10 from 5-8 p.m. The team is playing two games today (Saturday) at the North Spartanburg Sports Complex in Boiling Springs.


Image courtesy of Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team The Union McDonald’s will host a fundraiser for the Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10. The restaurant will donate 15 percent of all of its sales made during that time to the team. The members of the team will also be there selling cookies. The Carolina Slammers are playing two games today (Saturday) at the North Spartanburg Sports Complex in Boiling Springs.


Photo courtesy of Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team The Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team stand ready to take to the field. The team is having a fundraiser at the Union McDonald’s on Wednesday, May 10 from 5-8 p.m. The team is playing two games today (Saturday) at the North Spartanburg Sports Complex in Boiling Springs.


UNION — The Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team will hold a fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. at McDonald’s on Wednesday, May 10.

Head Coach Brian Hardin said Friday that the fundraiser will involve the members of the team selling McDonald’s cookies. He said that 100 percent of the proceeds from the sales of the cookies will go to support the team.

In addition, Hardin said that McDonald’s will donate 15 percent of the proceeds from its other sales made during the three hours of the fundraiser to the team as well.

Hardin added that other donations will be accepted also.

Saturday’s Games

The Travel Ball Team season is currently under way and the Carolina Slammers are playing not one, but two games today (Saturday).

Hardin said that the team is playing two games at the North Spartanburg Sports Complex in Boiling Springs. He said the first game will be against the The Thunderstixx at 1 p.m. and the second game will be against the Boiling Springs Thunderdogs at 3 p.m.

Local Sports Briefs

Here is some more 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 fifth 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 8

7 p.m.: Timken vs Crisp & Son

(Timken, Field 6)

• Tuesday, May 9

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

(Timken, Field 6)

• Thursday, May 11

7 p.m.: D&S vs Crisp & Son

(Timken, Field 6)

• Friday, May 12

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

(Timken, Field 6)

Debs & Belles

(Ages 13-18)

• Monday, May 8

7 p.m.: P&C vs State Farm

(Timken, Field 7)

• Tuesday, May 9

7 p.m.: Founders vs P&C

(Timken, Field 7)

• Friday, May 12

7 p.m.: State Farm vs Founders

(Timken, Field 7)

Darlings

(Ages 7-8)

• Monday, May 8

5:30 p.m.: Affordable Title Loans vs La Fogata

(Timken, Field 6)

• Tuesday, May 9

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

(Timken, Field 6)

• Friday, May 12

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

(Timken, Field 6)

Ponytails

(Ages 11-12)

• Monday, May 8

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

(Timken, Field 7)

• Thursday, May 11

7 p.m.: Woodmen Chapter 323 vs 1st Franklin

(Timken, Field 7)

• Friday, May 12

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

(Timken, Field 7)

SweeTees

(Ages 4-6)

• Tuesday, May 9

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

(Timken, Field 7)

• Thursday, May 11

5:30 p.m.: State Farm vs Eddies Carpet

(Timken, Field 6)

• Thursday, May 11

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

(Timken, Field 7)

Tee Ball

(Ages 2-4)

• Tuesday, May 9

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

(City Park T-Ball)

• Thursday, May 11

6 p.m.: Bonham FD vs ShamPooches

(City Park T-Ball)

Dixie Youth Season Schedule

The Dixie Youth Baseball Season is under way and this is the schedule of games for each league for the sixth 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 8

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

• Tuesday, May 9

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

• Thursday, May 11

6 p.m.: Sonoco vs.Backdraft Customs

Machine Pitch Juniors

(Ages 5 & 6)

• Tuesday, May 9

Field 3

5:30 p.m.: USC-Union vs. Gestamp

6:30 p.m.: El Poblano vs. P&C

7:30 p.m.: Police Club vs. Metal Crafters

• Thursday, May 11

Field 1

5:30 p.m.: P&C vs. El Poblano

6:30 p.m.: Metal Crafters vs. Police Club

7:30 p.m.: La Fogata vs. Founders

Machine Pitch Seniors

(Ages 7 & 8)

Monday, May 8

Field 3

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

7 p.m.: Allstate vs. Timken

Thursday, May 11

Field 3

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

7:00 p.m.: New Horizon vs. Affordable Title Loans

Friday, May 12

Field 3

5:30 p.m.: New Horizon vs. Affordable Title Loans

7 p.m.: D&S Land Survey vs. Founders

Minors

(Ages 9 & 10)

Monday, May 8

Field 1

5:30 p.m.: Jimmy’s Galaxy vs. Humphries

7:30 p.m.: Kingsmore Construction vs. Edwards Tax

Tuesday, May 9

Field 1

5:30 p.m.: Kendall Austin R&C vs. Founders

7:30 p.m.: Edwards Tax vs. Kingsmore Constr.

Friday, May 12

Field 1

5:30 p.m.: Founders vs. Kendall Austin R&C

7:30 p.m.: Humphries vs. Jimmy’s Galaxy

O’Zone

(Ages 11 & 12)

Monday, May 8

Field 4

5:30 p.m.: Lions Club vs. Crisp & Son

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

Thursday, May 11

Field 4

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

7:30 p.m.: Crisp & Son vs. Lions Club

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 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 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 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

What’s your favorite local team? What’s your favorite sport? Want to see more about them in print and online?

If the answer to that last question is yes, then submit items — photos, stats, schedules, stories, etc. — to The Union Times by sending them to cwarner@civitasmedia.com. Your submission can be something brief for the Sports Briefs or, if longer in terms of copy and art, could even be a story.

Include contact information with your submission so we can reach you if you have an questions and/or let you know when your submission will appear. We look forward to receiving your submissions and publishing them for your enjoyment and that of the members of your favorite team, their other fans, and the rest of our readers.

Photo courtesy of Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team The Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team pose for a picture with a trophy and certificates they won. The team will have a fundraiser at the Union McDonald’s on Wednesday, May 10 from 5-8 p.m. The team is playing two games today (Saturday) at the North Spartanburg Sports Complex in Boiling Springs.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_thumbnail_Slammers1.pdf.jpgPhoto courtesy of Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team The Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team pose for a picture with a trophy and certificates they won. The team will have a fundraiser at the Union McDonald’s on Wednesday, May 10 from 5-8 p.m. The team is playing two games today (Saturday) at the North Spartanburg Sports Complex in Boiling Springs.

Image courtesy of Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team The Union McDonald’s will host a fundraiser for the Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10. The restaurant will donate 15 percent of all of its sales made during that time to the team. The members of the team will also be there selling cookies. The Carolina Slammers are playing two games today (Saturday) at the North Spartanburg Sports Complex in Boiling Springs.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_thumbnail_image1.jpgImage courtesy of Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team The Union McDonald’s will host a fundraiser for the Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10. The restaurant will donate 15 percent of all of its sales made during that time to the team. The members of the team will also be there selling cookies. The Carolina Slammers are playing two games today (Saturday) at the North Spartanburg Sports Complex in Boiling Springs.

Photo courtesy of Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team The Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team stand ready to take to the field. The team is having a fundraiser at the Union McDonald’s on Wednesday, May 10 from 5-8 p.m. The team is playing two games today (Saturday) at the North Spartanburg Sports Complex in Boiling Springs.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_thumbnail_Slammers2.jpgPhoto courtesy of Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team The Carolina Slammers 10U Travel Ball Team stand ready to take to the field. The team is having a fundraiser at the Union McDonald’s on Wednesday, May 10 from 5-8 p.m. The team is playing two games today (Saturday) at the North Spartanburg Sports Complex in Boiling Springs.
From 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at McDonald’s

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