Area sports announcements


Baseball/softball registration

PICKENS – Baseball and softball registration has been extended at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sangamo Road in Pickens. Call the Recreation Department at 864-878-2296 for more information.

Divisions include Instructional coed, age 4; Tee Ball/Coaches Pitch (coed), ages 5 and 6; and Pitching Machine (coed), ages 7 and 8.

Boys’ baseball includes Minors (ages 9-10), O-Zone (ages 11-12), Boys (ages 13-14) and Majors (ages 15-019).

Girls’ softball includes Darlings (ages 7-8), Angels (ages 9-10), Ponytails (ages 11-12) and Belles (ages 13-15).

Following registration, a skills/evaluation day will be held for each age division. The registration fee provides a jersey and cap for each player. The fee is $45 for in-city residents and $55 for out-of-city residents.

For Tee Ball, Pitching Machine and Baseball, league age is that age attained by the participant prior to May 1, 2016. Birth date for girls’ softball is the age as of Dec. 31, 2015. Birth certificates are required at registration.

Basketball Bible Camp

PELZER — Grace Baptist Church, 8841 Augusta Road in Pelzer, holds a free Basketball Bible Camp from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. each Saturday through March 26 for students in grades one through six.

Participants will be taught basic techniques including agility, dribbling, shooting, passing, and team building skills. Participants will also be taught character-building truths from the Bible.

Weekly scrimmages will be held and a final tournament will be held March 26. Every child will receive a T-shirt.

Contact Grace Baptist Church at 864-243-3910 or visit www.GraceSC.com for more information or to register your child.

Co-ed volleyball

PICKENS — The Pickens Recreation Department will hold registration for adult co-ed volleyball — formally known as the Backyard League — through April 1.

The registration fee is $45 for couples who live in the city and $55 for couples who live outside the city. Individual fees are $22.50 for those live in the city and $27.50 for those who live outside the city.

Fees should be paid at the Pickens County Recreation Department on Sangamo Road. Fees are non-refundable. Players must be 21 (ID required).

Practice dates will be announced. Games are played on Sunday afternoons and will begin April 24. Call 864-878-2296 for more information.

We encourage the submission of announcements for sports-related events such as registrations, camps, field days, etc., for publication. Items can be submitted in writing to P.O. Box 709, Easley, S.C. 29641; in person at 714 S. Pendleton St., Suite D; via fax to 864-855-6825; or via email at EASnews@civitasmedia.com. Call 864-855-0355 for more information.

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