Area sports announcements

Basketball registration

EASLEY — The Easley Recreation Department will be taking registration for basketball through Oct. 18 for boys and girls ages 6 to 14, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14. The birthday cutoff is Sept. 1.

The cost is $40 for those who live in the city and $60 for those who live outside the city. Those participating will learn about the rules of basketball and be instructed in the basic fundamentals of the game.

Register online at Those registering online must bring, fax or email a copy of the birth certificate to Larry Bagwell Gym. Those who do not submit one will not be placed on a team.

Basketball registration

PICKENS — Basketball registration will be held through Oct. 30 at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sangamo Road in Pickens for 5 & 6 co-ed instructional; 7 & 8 co-ed instructional (unless enough girls register to have a single gender team); 8-10 boys and girls; 11 & 12 boys and girls; and 13 & 14 boys and girls (provided enough girls register).

Following registration, a skills/evaluation day will be held for each age division. The registration fee provides a jersey to be kept.

The fee is $45 for in-city residents and $55 for out-of-city residents. Birth certificates are required at registration. Birthdate cut-off is Sept. 1.

Call the Recreation Department at 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 Call 864-855-0355 for more information.