Local Sports Briefs

By: Staff Report

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

High School Game Schedule

The following Union County High School teams will be competing this week during the following home and away games:

Home Games

• Wednesday, March 29

— UCHS Golf Team vs. Broome/Newberry at 4:15 p.m.

— UCHS JV/Varsity Boys Soccer Teams vs. Eastside at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

— UCHS Varsity Baseball Team vs. Blue Ridge at 6:30 p.m.

• Thursday, March 30

— UCHS JV Baseball Team vs. Emerald at 6 p.m.

Away Games

• Wednesday, March 29

— UCHS JV/Varsity Softball Teams at Clover at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

— UCHS Tennis Team at Eastside at 5 p.m.

— UCHS Track Team at Eastside at 5 p.m.

• Thursday, March 30

— UCHS Golf Team at Chester at 4:20 p.m.

— UCHS Track Team at Broome at 5 p.m.

— UCHS Tennis Team at Blue Ridge at 5 p.m. (Date Changed from Spring Break)

— UCHS JV/Varsity Girls Soccer Teams at Eastside at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

— UCHS JV/Varsity Softball Teams at Blue Ridge at 5:30 p.m. and 7 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 19 at 3:30 p.m. at Union County High School

• 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

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

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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.







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