ROCK HILL, S.C. (CN2 NEWS) – A Tri County golf tournament preparing to celebrate it’s 20th year and continues to impact the lives of students throughout the Palmetto State. Plus, five miles of swimming in one day, well let you know what two young people accomplished.
With summer break now in full swing young ladies were swinging their bats while also fine tuning their base running skills at Terry Field on this Tuesday as part of the first set of Winthrop Softball Camps hosted by Head Coach Wendy Thees and her players. The first half of the day was spent focusing on pitching and defense with the second half on how to get runs on the board while the Coach knows it’s about having fun, she is also thrilled to see their improvement
And in your Tuesday CN2 Sports Digital Scoreboard it’s never too early to start the discussing the Annual Brett Ringer Memorial Golf Tournament. The annual event in memory of former Rock Hill Bearcat Football Coach Jim Ringer’s son who sadly passed away in 2001 and this year marks the twentieth time this event will take place. The funds raised form the tournament will go towards scholarships to high school and college students. Recently organizers Doc Gainey and Gene Lucas spoke with our news partner WRHI’s Palmetto Mornings about how this event has grown through the years.
Lets hit the water at the Clemson Open Water Championships where the Rays of the Upper Palmetto had 22 swimmers in action where they competed, not in a pool, but in the open water of Lake Hartwell. Two of the Rays swimmers Kyra Burton and Carsten Hoerschgensham completed the Anna K Sams Event which includes a 5k, 3k, 1k and a 500-meter race all in one day. To learn more check out their website Swim Rays.