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Booster Club selling fall sports passes

The Scotland High School Athletic Booster Club is currently selling booster passes for the 2016 fall sports season.

The passes will get people into all Scotland High School athletic events, expect varsity football, for one flat rate.

The Friend Athletic pass is a $50 donation and is good for one pass which is good for all regular season games, expect varsity football or one Scotland hat.

The Super Booster pass is a $100 donation and is also good for all regular season games, except varsity football and includes a Scotland hat.

Anyone with questions or wishing to purchase a booster pass can email the Scotland High School Athletic Booster Club Board of Directors at [email protected]

Football season tickets

With football season fast approaching Scotland High School will soon be giving season ticket holders the opportunity to re-purchase their reserved seats before they go on sale to the general public.

Tickets will be $60 per seat for the six regular season home games and will include one reserved parking pass. Those ticket holders who wish to re-purchase their seats or purchase additional seats can do so beginning the week of Aug. 15 at the main office at the high school between 9 a.m. and Noon.

Checks can be made payable to Scotland High School and tickets will be mailed to your home before the first home game. All tickets that are not purchased by Friday, Aug. 26 will go on sale to the general public.

The 2016 regular season home games are as follows:

Aug. 26 — Charlotte Independence

Sept. 2 — Marlboro County

Sept. 16 — New Hanover

Sept. 23 — Glenn

Oct. 7 — Purnell Swett

Oct. 28 — Lumberton

Cross County runs first meet

The Scotland High School cross country team will kick off their season Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. with the Tiger Challenge 3K at Southview High School.

Soccer hosts Douglas Byrd

The Scotland High School soccer team will host Douglas Byrd on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. for their home opener.

Volleyball travels to Jack Britt

The Scotland High School volleyball team will travel to Jack Britt on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 5 p.m.

Phillip Hayes Memorial softball tournament

Optimist Park will play host to the sixth annual Phillip Hayes Memorial Softball Tournament the weekend of Aug. 27 and Aug. 28.

The event is being organized and operated by Top Gun Softball with the Optimist Club of Laurinburg providing a full-service concession stand, umpires and the facilities for the tournament.

Even though the Optimist Club does not having any teams participating in the softball tournament all of the proceeds will benefit the local Phillip Hayes Memorial Scholarship.

The tournament will feature five age divisions — 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U and HSU — with four local teams set to compete. The Carolina Blaze out of Laurinburg has an 8U, 10U and two 12U teams signed up for the tournament.

The Hot Shots from Hope Mills along with X-Treme Havoc and Diamond Elite out of Raeford and the Carolina Blaze 14U team from Cheraw, SC and the DC Outbreaks from Dillon, SC round out the field.

The tournament will be a two pool to seed double elimination or one warm-up game and at least three bracket games, depending on the number of teams that sign up.

The cost is $175 for an 8U team and $295 for all other ages groups.

For additional information or to sign up contact Anthony Hunt, 910-474-4584.

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