Recreation

Recreation Briefs, May 9

WEEK OF CHAMPIONS RETURNS IN JUNE; APP STATE'S MOORE TO SPEAK AT ANNUAL BANQUET

The annual Week of Champions, a week of free sports clinics with Christian professional athletes in attendance, will take place June 11-15.

Clinics in football, soccer, basketball, baseball, tennis, golf and cheerleading will be held on Hilton Head Island. In addition, football, soccer and baseball clinics will be held at Bluffton High School.

In addition to getting a chance to work with the pros, participating children will receive free T-shirts at the clinics.

To make a reservation for the free clinics, register online at www.weekofchampions.org.

The Week of Champions sports banquet will be held June 11 at the Crowne Plaza. Jerry Moore, head football coach at Appalachian State, will be the keynote speaker. In 23 seasons at Appalachian State, Moore has compiled a 207-83 record, making him the winningest coach in Southern Conference history.

Tables for the banquet are available by calling Gary Wetherington at 843-757-2150.

On Sunday, June 10, many of the athletes will be speaking in churches throughout the Lowcountry.

WARDLE FAMILY YMCA HOSTS KID TRIATHLON

The Wardle Family YMCA in Port Royal held its inaugural Kid Triathlon on April 28, with 40 children participating.

Overall Winners -- 5-6 years: Solomon Hedges; 7-9 years: Cole Ruppel; 10-12 years: Vinny Pellegrino; 13-15 years: Gunner Parsons

Division Winners -- Male 5-6: Solomon Hedges; Male 7-9: Cole Ruppel; Male 10-12: Vinny Pellegrino; Male 13-15: Gunner Parsons; Female 5-6: Sophie Hayward; Female 7-9: Margaret Anne Ridlehuber; Female 10-12: Carsyn Bostwick

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