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Softball tournament
Hooters in Gastonia, Mizuno Sports will hold SSO D & E Tournament Saturday.
There is a five homerun limit per game. The cost is $130. For more information, contact Shane Shuford at 704-445-8566.

Recreation programs
Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration for the following Summer programs: Summer Playground Program, Tennis Clinic, Basketball Camp, Cheerleading Clinics, Fast-Pitch Softball Clinics, Youth Soccer Clinics and League, Swimming Lessons, Guard Start Program and Lifeguard Training. For more information, please contact the recreation office at 704-735-2671.

EL Optimist sign-ups
The East Lincoln Optimists will hold early sign-ups for football and cheerleading on the following dates: May 17 and 19 from 6-8 p.m.
Boys (football) and girls (cheerleading) ages 7 to 12 are eligible to participate.
Football cost is $65. Cost during the July sign-ups will be $75. Cheerleading registration is $25. Sign-ups will be held at the clubhouse on Optimist Club road.
The East Lincoln Optimist Club will also host sign-ups for 15 and 16 year olds Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon for baseball.
Questions may be directed to Tate Rodgers at 704-827-9154.

Lifeguard training
The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is offering a lifeguard training class beginning Monday, May 9th at 6 p.m. at the W.M. Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park.
The cost of the course is $130, which includes: training, books, pocket mask, certification cards and use of equipment. The course will last through May 26th.
For more information, please contact 704-735-2671 or stop by the Recreation Office to register.

Captain’s choice golf tournament
The Carolina Cyclones will host a captain’s choice golf tournament May 28th at Lincoln Country Club.
Cost is $50 per person or $200 per team. To register call 704-477-4357 or 704-472-8822. The deadline for registration is May 26th.

Greyhounds volleyball camp
The Carolina Greyhounds Volleyball Camp will be held at East Lincoln High School June 13-16 from 9-3 p.m.
The camp is open to rising sixth through rising ninth graders.
Please contact Mustangs’ volleyball coach J.T. Spanos at virginiagreyhound@statesville.net or 704-924-9624.
One can also stop by East Lincoln High School’s office to pick up more information.

Camp of Champions Basketball Camp
Dr. Andy Royals, senior pastor of Salem Baptist Church, will be directing the camp in July.
All Lincolnton area boys and girls third-sixth grade are encouraged to attend.
The boys camp will be held July 11-15, while the girls camp will run July 18-22. The location will be the New Life Baptist Church Family Life Center.
The cost for the camp is $75, which includes a t-shirt and certificate. The times will be 8 a.m.-noon, Monday through Friday.
For more information, contact 704-732-1131 or 704-732-7790.

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