Area sports announcements

Baseball/softball registration

PICKENS – Baseball and softball registration will be taken through Feb. 19 at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sangamo Road in Pickens.

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

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

Girls’ softball will include 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.

Call the Recreation Department at 864-878-2296 for more information.

Girls volleyball

EASLEY — The Easley YMCA will accept registration for the girls volleyball program through Feb. 27. The program is open to girls ages 7 to 10 (age as of April 1). The season will begin on March 7 and end May 28.

All games and practices will be held at the Easley YMCA. Contact the YMCA at 855-9622 or Ashley Campbell at for more information.

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 for more information or to register your child.

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 Call 864-855-0355 for more information.


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