Published: Mar 03, 2013 11:17 AM
Modified: Mar 03, 2013 11:18 AM
Guardians of the Hill 5K planned for May
The Chapel Hill Police Department will host the inaugural Guardians of the Hill 5K on May 4, beginning at 9 a.m. in Southern Community Park in Southern Village. Proceeds from the untimed event will benefit Special Olympics of North Carolina.
Early-bird registration for the event is $20 per individual and $30 per family. Early-bird registration ends on March 31. Registrations fees on or after April 1 are $25 per individual or $30 per family registration. Registration fees include one free T-shirt for each individual registration or family registration (only 1 shirt per family). Additional shirts can be ordered for $5 each when you register for the event.
Anyone wishing to participate in the Guardians of the Hill 5K should visit www.chpd.us
and click the Guardians of the Hill link or visit www.sportoften.com
and search for Guardians of the Hill.Warrior Rugby Club is up and running
The Chapel Hill Warriors, the town’s new rugby club, got off to a good start last weekend with a solid 41-0 win against the UNC Grad Club in a match played Feb. 23 at Hooker Fields.
Largely comprising Highlander RC alums, the Warriors plan to kick off their spring season officially March 9-10 at a St. Patrick’s Day Tournament in Savannah, Ga.Wildcat golfers win their opening match
Playing in chilly and wet conditions, Ben Griffin fired a five-under-par 31 Monday on the front nine at Chapel Hill Country Club to lead the East Chapel Hill High School varsity to an 11-stroke victory in a preseason match. Griffin, Josh Fried (39), Chase Yuan (42) and Nat Pritchard (44) teamed for a 156 total. Northern Durham was second at 167.
David Cho of Chapel Hill carded a 38 to place second individually behind Griffin; CHHS was third in the team standings at 181. Jason Cohn (45), Jack Haskin (49) and Whitaker Burns (49) tallied for the Tigers.
Carrboro placed fourth with a team 183, led by Kaleb Lester (41), Benjamin Padden (41), Hanson Elkins (46) and Thomas Reardon (55).Jaguars win Northwood dual
Carrboro followed Monday’s event with a win Thursday against Northwood in a dual-team golf match at Chapel Ridge.
Kaleb Lester carded a solid 36 under cold, windy conditions to lead the Jaguars to a 157 total, with eight strokes ahead of Northwood. The Chargers’ Jordan McClamroch was two strokes in back at 38.
Three more Jaguars finished in the top five, ensuring the win - Adam Alfieri and Hanson Elkins, both at 40, and Benjamin Padden with 41.East welcomes back Linker
With Lindsay Linker back as head coach, East Chapel Hill’s tennis team quickly showed last week that it’ll be business as usual in the PAC-6. The Wildcats blanked both Jordan and Riverside 9-0 in conference matches to start the season 2-0 without giving up a set.
Linker rotated her team ladder, with Jack Devonport and Max Smith taking turns at No. 1 singles. Devonport and Smith each won twice at singles last week, while Josh George and Robert Bond also won twice. Drew Clary, Connor Lutz, Thomas Wang and Zach Ao all got one start and a singles win.Bulls finish undefeated
The Carrboro Bulls went undefeated this year to win the 2012-2013 Carrboro Recreation and Parks Mite League championship. After finishing 12-0, the team donated $220 to the rec department in appreciation of their coaches Scott Greene, Calvin Tinnen and Lynn Waring.Carrboro soccer shuts out Jordan-Matthews
Defending state champion Carrboro picked up its girls soccer season right where it left off last year — winning. Carolina Houser scored twice while Leah Simon assisted on three goals and scored one herself to lead Carrboro to a 7-0 win over Jordan-Matthews. Six of the Jaguars’ seven goals came off assists.
Breighton Magee and Kenza Araba each had a goal and an assist to help the Jaguars. Emma Houser and Chrissy Bolesky each added one goal, and Sarah Sloan assisted on one. W.E. Warnock
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