CHHS, East, Carrboro to scrimmage separately
Believe it not, high school sports are ready to crank up this week.
Chapel Hill High’s soccer JV and varsity will scrimmage Tuesday at Apex High School – JVs at 6 p.m., followed by the varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Carrboro’s soccer teams will also scrimmage Tuesday. The junior varsity will be at Northern Durham at 4:45 p.m., while the Jaguar varsity will scrimmage at Durham Riverside’s Linny Wrenn Stadium at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
East Chapel Hill’s varsity football team will scrimmage Wednesday at Eastern Guilford in Gibsonville, with a 6:30 p.m. start. It’ll be the first action for new Eastern Guilford head coach David Hines, who played high school football at North Davidson and coached previously at Cherokee Southside.
Friday, the Wildcat football team will travel to Southern Alamance High School to scrimmage the Patriots and then Holly Springs, beginning at 6 p.m.Highlanders Club plans rugby day camp
The Highlanders will host a rugby summer day camp Aug. 14-16 at Cedar Falls Park. Sessions will be held 9 a.m. to midday.
This noncontact introduction to the sport is for boys and girls in grades 2 through 12, and all sizes and abilities are welcome.
The cost is $79 per camp and includes registration with USA Rugby.
For further information, including sign up forms, visit: www.highlandersrfc.org
and click on ‘summer camp’Girls fall ball lacrosse coming in September
Cats Lax will be hosting its second annual Lacrosse Fall Ball League and Clinic. This series of instructional sessions taught by college players and games will be held Sept. 16, 23, 30 and Oct. 7 and 14th.
Rising sixth graders through rising high school seniors are encouraged to join, regardless of skill level.
The registration fee is $65 per player (with a $15 discount for a second player from the same family) and the fee includes a lacrosse pinnie jersey.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
.Chapel Hill golfing duo takes second place
The co-ed team of Charlotte Leidy and Mark Baylen of Chapel Hill combined to shoot a 75 for second place Monday in the Carolinas Golf Foundation’s One-Day Four-Ball Fundraiser Tournament at Old North State Club in New London. Their 36 on the final nine holes was the best back nine in their bracket.
Triad area golfers Katherine Devore and Sook Hee Yang won the tournament with an even-par 72.Griffin fights back into top 10 in Florence
East Chapel Hill’s Benjamin Griffin fired a three-under-par 69 Sunday to finish in the top 10 of the 63rd Carolinas Junior Boys’ Championship. Playing over three days at the 6,990 yard, par 72 golf course at the Country Club of South Carolina in Florence, S.C., Griffin finished with a 216 total to earn a share of ninth place with four other golfers.
Keenan Huskey of Greenville, S.C., also closed with a 69 to win the tournament with a seven-under total 209. Kendrick Vinar of Hillsborough carded a 221 total to finish in an eight-way tie for 21st.South Chatham Junior Legion finishes No. 5
The South Chatham Junior Legion baseball team – comprising players from Northwood and Chatham Central – won eight of its last 12 regular season games to finish 14-11 and then went 3-1 in the Area 1 playoff to earn second place. That earned them a berth in the Legion’s North Carolina Championship tournament, where South Chatham ended up fifth in the state.Most high school sports begin this week
While some teams began official practices last week, tryouts and workouts for most other fall sports begin this week at local high schools. Carrboro:
A parents-coaches-trainers meeting, needed for all families with children interested in fall sports, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Carrboro High School auditorium. NCHSAA rules and regulations will be discussed with additional information on sports medicine. Breakout sessions with head coaches for each sport will be held immediately following the conclusion of the mandatory meeting. Chapel Hill
: Parents-coaches meetings for varsity and JV sports will be held this week in the CHHS Café/Commons area – boys soccer 6 p.m. Monday; football 6 p.m. Tuesday; girls tennis 6 p.m. Thursday. CHHS field hockey will host its parents meeting at 7:15 p.m. Aug. 13 in the commons, while cross country will meet at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the CHHS track. East Chapel Hill
: Most sports have begun practices or tryouts at East. For more information, contact the school’s main office.Special Olympics readies for fall
Special Olympics Orange County will offer many exciting sports programs this fall for athletes of all skill abilities and ages, running Aug. 25 through Nov. 4.
Fall sports include soccer, golf, bocce, cycling and introductory tennis. All practices are held on either weeknight evenings or weekend afternoons.
SOOC also is recruiting volunteer coaches to assist with the fall programs.
For more information, contact Colleen Lanigan at 968-2810, or email@example.com
. Forms also can be found at www.sooc.org