Sports & Recreation Calendar
The first Sandhills Cup doubles tournament will be held Dec. 27th at Pinehurst Tennis Club. Cost: $10 per entry. Proceeds benefit the Sandhills Food Bank. There will be prizes and a raffle. Rain date: Dec. 28. Information: SandhillsCup@ gmail.com.
Furrie to Speak
The Woodlake Quarterback Club will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at Valenti's Restaurant in Vass. Guest speaker is Union Pines head football coach Jason Furrie. The dinner meeting will be open to non-member guests at a cost of $14. Union Pines Football parents are issued a special invitation to the meeting. For reservations contact Lee Maurath at 245-7033 or email@example.com or Ted Johnson at 245-2180 or any Woodlake Quarterback Club member no later than Oct. 31.
Soccer Training Academy
Sandhills Futbol Club will host a winter training academy Nov. 17 to Jan. 29 at the Pinecrest High School soccer practice field. Cost: $200 per player; $150 per player for 10 or more. Players will be off Nov. 26-27 and Dec. 22-Jan. 2. For more information, go online to www.sandhillsfc.com and click on the academy page.
Soccer Club Registrations
Sandhills Celtic Soccer Club (formerly SYSL) has opened spring registration for recreation soccer. This is for boys or girls who were age 4 by August 1, 2008 through 14 years old who have not registered for the full season. Registration is open until Jan. 15, 2009. Cost is $70. Visit the website: www.gosysl.com, under the Recreation icon or come into the office at 300 W. Pennsylvania in Southern Pines. Information: 693-0662.
Basketball League Cheerleading Camp
You may not be interested in dribbling, passing, or shooting a basketball, but if you've got spirit you're wanted to cheer for the Winter Basketball League. Basketball League Cheerleading Camp is open to youth ages 8-12. The instructor serves up a fun camp filled with cheers, chants, dance, jumps, spirit, and more. The camp will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. to noon at the Train House. Call the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department at 944-5902 for registration and more information. Individuals must reside within city limits of Aberdeen to qualify for resident fees.
Come join Aberdeen's Winter Basketball League. This program will emphasize the fundamentals of basketball, as well as having fun. This league is for children ages 5-12. Practices begins in December. Fees are $12 for residents and $25 for non-residents. The registration deadline is Nov. 6.
Call the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department at 944-5902 for registration and more information. Individuals must reside within city limits of Aberdeen to qualify for resident fees.
Volunteer coaches needed for all activities. If interested please call Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department (910) 944-5902.
SP Basketball League
Basketball leagues are held for youth ages 5 to 12. The 5-6 and 7-8-year-olds practice during the week and play on Saturdays. The 9-10-year-old league is held Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays. The 9-12-year-old girls' league is held Wednesdays and Saturdays. The 11-12-year-old boys' league is Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. All practices are held at the Southern Pines Recreation Center and Southern Pines Elementary School. Registration accepted through Nov. 14. Fee: $10 residents, $25 non-residents. Volunteers will be needed to coach basketball teams. If you're interested in coaching, contact Jordan Phillips at 692-2463 ext 225 or by e-mail: Phillips@ southernpines.net.
SP Teen Basketball Leagues
A league for youth ages 13-15 who don't play school basketball is accepting sign-ups through Nov. 21. League play is December through March. Fee: $10 Southern Pines residents, $25 non-residents. Information: Jordan Phillips at 692-2463 ext 225 or by e-mail: Phillips@southernpines.net.
Men's Basketball League
A men's industrial basketball league organizational meeting is planned for 6 p.m. Dec. 10 at Cambell House, 482 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. A team representative must attend. Fees, rules and regulations and important dates will be discussed. Information: Jordan Phillips at 692-2463 ext 225 or by e-mail: Phillips@southernpines.net.
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