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Beaufort High sailing team wants students
The Beaufort High sailing team is looking for students interested in joining the high school sailing team. Eighth graders welcome. No experience necessary. Practice starts at 1500 on Fridays at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club, an easy walk from the high school. Must have reef walker type shoes with closed toe. For questions, contact Charles Belden at 843-263-9375.

USCB women win first Sun Conference
The University of South Carolina Beaufort women’s soccer team doesn’t make a practice of soaking coach Ed Heberling with the water bucket after every win, but this one was special. The Sand Sharks earned the first Sun Conference victory in the program’s brief history Sunday, holding off visiting Warner for a 3-2 win at Fin Land Field.
Freshmen Maddie Zak and Jessica Tooley scored first-half goals, and sophomore Alexa Muffley added a goal in the second half for USCB (6-6, 1-2 Sun Conference).

USCB baseball team adds assistant coach
The University of South Carolina Beaufort baseball team has added former Auburn University player and assistant coach Wes Gilmer to its staff, head coach Bryan Lewallyn announced.
Gilmer, 23, was a career .286 hitter for the Tigers from 2008-11 before joining the coaching staff as a student assistant in 2012 while completing his degree in exercise science. He was named team captain as a senior in 2011.

Final reminder to sign up for basketball
It’s not too late to sign up for youth winter basketball with Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services (PALS). Late registration will last until October 17 and will require a $25 late fee. Registration can only take place at the Burton Wells Recreation Center in Beaufort and the Buckwalter Recreation Center in Bluffton for children ages 4-16.
For more information, visit our website at www.bcgov.net/PALS or call the Burton Wells Recreation Center at 843-255-6680 or the Buckwalter Recreation Center at 843-255-6710.

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