Sports and Recreation Calendar
Mustangs to Announce New Volleyball Coach
North Moore High School will be holding an interest meeting for any female interested in playing volleyball at North Moore in the fall.
The Mustangs will also be introducing Emily Frey as the school’s new head volleyball coach.
The meeting will be Tuesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the gym.
Little Lady Patriot Basketball Camp
The Little Lady Patriot basketball camp takes place June 20-23 from 9 a.m. until noon each day at Pinecrest.
Led by Patriot varsity girls basketball coach Mike Loutzenheiser, the camp is intended for rising third- through eighth-grade girls.
It is a fundamentals camp, focusing on ball-handling, shooting, rebounding, passing and defense. There will be work stations and games each day as well as one-on-one instruction.
Among those assisting Loutzenheiser will be Darla Watson, Janie Hodges, B.J. McLeod, Emily Frey and current and former players.
The camp attire is gym shorts, T-shirt and basketball shoes. Campers are encouraged to bring water or Gatorade.
The cost is $45 and registration is open through Monday. Checks should be made payable to Pinecrest Women’s Basketball.
Contact coach Loutzen-heiser at mloutzenheiser@ ncmcs.org for further information.
Scotch Rifleman Golf Tourney
The third annual Scotch Rifleman Camp No. 2001 Tournament will be Satur-day, Aug. 20, at Whispering Woods Golf Club.
The tournament will be a captain’s choice format and kicks off at 10 a.m.
The cost is $50 a player or $200 per team. There are prizes for first place, second place, longest drive and closest to the pin. Lunch will be provided. Remittance requested by Aug. 1.
Contact Winky Sheppard at firstname.lastname@example.org or (910) 992-6108.
Girls Flag Football
The Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department is developing a girls flag football league for ages 9 to 12.
This league will allow the participants to take part in learning the fundamentals and strategies of football while having fun with their teammates.
Games and practices will be held in Colonial Heights Park on Tuesday and Thursdays evenings.
Registration runs through July 8. Registration forms can be picked up at the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department at Aberdeen Lake Park or online at www.townofaberdeen.net.
Pre-registration and copy of birth certificate are required.
The cost is $12 for residents and $25 for non-residents.
UP Baseball Camp
The Union Pines baseball camp, which runs from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 20-23, is open to rising fourth- to ninth-grade boys who desire to develop their baseball skills.
The goal of the camp is to provide an opportunity for all camp participants to develop their fundamental baseball skills and to increase their knowledge of the game while having fun!
The campers will be lead by the U.P. coaching staff and baseball players in stations, activities, skill development sessions, and game play.
The camp will provide skill sessions in hitting, fielding, baserunning and pitching.
The camp will be held at U.P. and will be directed by Union Pines coaches and players.
Registration is on June 20 at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $50.
Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt if they preregister. You can register early by sending a check to Union Pines High School, attention: Chad Hill. Please make checks payable to UPHS Baseball.
For more information please contact coach Hill at (910) 334-1812 or rchill@ ncmcs.org.
This is a great opportunity for the boys to meet the coaches and players. They will also have the opportunity to ask questions and become familiar with the baseball program and facilities at Union Pines.
Lady Vike Soccer Camp
The Union Pines Viking Soccer camp runs from July 25-29, at Union Pines High School, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. daily.
The price of the camp is $60 and is open to all elementary school students. All campers will receive a T-shirt.
According to head girls soccer coach Jeremy Blake the camp’s prime focus will be on fundamentals.
“The camp will focus on the technical side of the game,” Blake said, “meaning a lot of dribbling, settling and passing.”
Current and former Union Pines Lady Viking players will play integral roles in the camp as counselors,
For further details or any questions regarding the camp, contact Blake at (910) 947-5511 or e-mail jblake@ ncmcs.org
UP Football Camp
The Union Pines football program will be holding a football camp June 27-30.
The camp will run from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Wilhoit Stadium at Union Pines High School.
The camp is for ages 8-14 and open to all players.
The primary instructors will be head coach Ryan Riggan, defensive coordinator Terry Gittens and offensive coordinator Drew Anker. They will cover all position groups and prepare campers for the coming Optimist tackle football season.
The camp will be full pads and full contact. The sign-up form is available at www. ncmcs.org/upfootball.
For more information, please contact coach Riggan (email@example.com) at (910) 947-5511, coach Gittens (ext. 260), or coach Anker (ext. 215).
Vike Softball Camp
Union Pines will host the Vike Softball Camp June 27-29.
Sessions run from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m, and the camp is open to girls of all ages.
The counselors include camp director and head Vike softball coach Randy Calcutt, along with his staff, current players, past players and former college players.
The cost of the camp is $40 and includes a T-shirt.
An ice-cream social will bring the final session to a close.
Campers are advised to bring water or sports drinks along with equipment, including gloves.
For more information, contact Robin Calcutt (firstname.lastname@example.org) at (910)-944-1171
Adult Golf Lessons
Adult golf lessons will be held at the Pinehurst Harness Track on the half-mile track infield (next to The Fair Barn).
Participants should bring their own clubs or request a set from the Recreation Department.
Please preregister online at www.pinehurstrec.org or with the recreation department.
Beginner lessons are on Wednesdays, June 8-29, from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Advanced beginner lessons are from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.
The cost is $25 for residents, $50 for non-residents.
Girls Youth Lacrosse Camp
Kim Wayne, the head women’s lacrosse coach at Davidson College, and three assistants will be running this camp offering beginning instruction through advanced technical training for ages 18 and under.
Each day is designed to develop participants’ skills and lacrosse knowledge in an atmosphere that promotes learning, competition and fun.
Skills, concepts and game situations will be instructed through drills, small games and team competition. The end goal is to educate players on fundamentals in order to help them become the best player you can be. Participants will need a stick, mouth guard, cleats, and goggles.
The camp will be held July 8 – 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Rassie Wicker Park.
The fee will be $75 and will include a T-shirt and prizes.
Please make checks made payable to NoCar Lacrosse, LLC, and send with form to Kim Wayne, 17637 Delmas Drive, Cornelius, NC 28031.
Adult Tennis Lessons
Adult tennis lessons are co-sponsored with the Pinehurst Tennis Club.
Beginner and advanced beginner lessons will teach participants the fundamentals of tennis including proper grips, ground strokes, serves and volleys.
These classes will be on the courts at the Pinehurst Tennis Club.
Preregister at www.pinehurstrec.org or with the recreation department.
Beginner lessons are on Mondays from June 6-27 from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Advanced beginner lessons are from June 6-27, from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.
The cost is $22 for residents, $44 for nonresidents.
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