2014 Clinton YMCA Basketball and Cheerleading Information




The Clinton Family YMCA and the City of Clinton is taking its Youth basketball registration and cheerleading for ages 5 – 12 with five different playing divisions being offered this season as of the December 11th deadline.

Registration is being taken daily at the YMCA reception desk through December 11th.

Ages 5 – 6 will be in the Basics instructional league and practice and play each Monday and Thursday. The mini-mites league, for ages 7 – 8, will practice each Tuesday and Friday.  Both the 5 – 6 and 7 – 8 leagues are strictly instructional leagues and no score will be kept in the simulated games.

Ages 9 – 10 will play in the Jr. Mite league and will play on the regulation court but will use modified height goals of 9 feet. Ages 11 – 12 will be in the Mite league and play regulation middle school type rules and regulations.  A league for girls will be offered for age groups 9 – 12 and will follow the Jr. Mite League rules.

Registration is being taken now with FALL-OUT scheduled for December 18, 2014.  Fall-out times will be provided upon registration.

League games for ages 9 and up will be on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Teams will practice twice weekly during the pre-season period and then practice once weekly and play twice weekly during the regular season.

Cheerleaders are for grades K5 – 6th grade and will also practice twice weekly until the season begins and then cheer for the teams on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Cheerleaders will be divided into several age groups and teams and cheer for the various age divisions of the YMCA teams.  Cheerleaders will be under the guidance of various local high school cheerleaders and adult YMCA supervision.  Cheerleaders will receive a cheerleading shirt and pom-poms.

Fees are $45.00 for Members inside the City Limits and $50.00 for Members outside the City Limits. Participants will pay $60.00 as non-members inside the city limits and $65 as non-members outside the side limits of the City of Clinton.  All players will receive a YMCA team t-shirt.  Financial aid and assistance is available and no child will be denied the opportunity to participate in the YMCA league play or cheerleading.  For additional information call the YMCA at 833 – 1555.

NEW TIME SLOT FOR 5 – 6 and 7 – 8 year olds. The 5 – 6 and 7 – 8 year olds will play and practice at 5 PM again this year to increase participation by pushing their time slot back one hour later to 5 PM so more children will be able to attend the 5 PM time slot.


Photos from Clinton @ Laurens Volleyball Game 8-28-2014

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2014 Laurens County Touchdown Club Information


The Laurens County Touchdown Club will kick off the new season on Friday, Aug. 29 at Lakeside Country Club. The initial meeting will begin at noon and will feature Presbyterian College Blue Hose head coach Harold Nichols, Clinton Red Devils head coach Scott King, Laurens Raiders head coach Chris Liner and Laurens Academy Crusaders head coach Todd Kirk as guest speakers.

The club, whose aim is to “promote a spirit of cooperation and organization through a common interest of football,” recognizes college and high school football players for their on-field achievements and accomplishments. At each meeting, players of the week for CHS, LDHS, LA and PC will be recognized for their achievements on the field

The kickoff meeting “We are excited about the group of speakers that our committee has put together for this season,” said Billy Dunlap, Touchdown Club president. “It is great to be able to recognize our local student-athletes each week and celebrate the game of football in Laurens County.”

The Touchdown Club will host eight meetings total this year. All meetings except the last will start at noon and be held at the Lakeside Country Club. The remaining schedule of speakers includes:

September 12 – Harold Nichols – Head Coach at Presbyterian College

September 26 – George Rogers -South Carolina Heisman Trophy Winner

October 10 – John Iamarino, Commissioner of the Southern Conference

October 24 – Mike Ayers, Head Coach of the Wofford Terriers

November 7 – Rick Patterson – NFL official

November 21 – “Voice of the Tigers” Don Munson and “Voice of the Gamecocks” Todd Ellis

December 3 – (Annual Banquet) Mick Mixon, Play-by-Play announcer of the Carolina Panthers

Several options are available for those interested in becoming a sponsor:

Gold sponsorship ($350 each)– includes three memberships with meals, three banquet tickets, sponsor recognition on all game day programs and banquet programs and a sponsor mention on banner.

Silver sponsorship ($250 each) – includes two memberships with meals, two banquet tickets, sponsor recognition on all game day programs and banquet programs and a sponsor mention on banner.

Meal-only sponsors ($150 each) – includes one membership with meals, one banquet ticket, sponsor recognition on all game day programs and banquet programs.

Single membership sponsor ($150) – includes all meals and one banquet ticket.

For more information, contact Marlene Owings at 864-833-2716 or by email:  mowings@laurenscounty.org