Hounds to host world record lacrosse game
The Charlotte Hounds, Charlotte's new Major League Lacrosse team, will hold a world record lacrosse game Nov. 19 to benefit the Charlotte Hounds Foundation, which is dedicated to the promotion of the sport of lacrosse throughout the Charlotte region and the Carolinas.
The event, held at American Legion Memorial Stadium, will attempt to break the record for the longest continuous men's lacrosse game, which currently is 12 hours and eight minutes. Play will begin at 8 a.m. Admission and parking is free.
You can also purchase 2012 season tickets at the event. For more information, visit www.charlottehounds.com.
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Ultimate Frisbee tournament
Charlotte Latin will host the 20th annual three-on-three Ultimate Tournament Nov. 19. Thirty-five teams will compete in four divisions - juniors (high school and middle school) and three adult divisions.
Coach Ed Fox started the Ultimate Frisbee program at Latin in 1980. Fox was a two-time member of the U.S. World Championship Ultimate Frisbee Team in 1992 and 1994. He has had a team at Latin ranked as high as No. 7 in the nation by the Ultimate Players Association.
National Signing Day
Several area athletes signed National Letters of Intent last week as a part of National Signing Day.
Ardrey Kell: Christelle Shembo (Wake Forest, basketball), Mitch Schneider (Winthrop, golf), Preston Tiller (Appalachian State, baseball), Dylan Kane (Tampa, lacrosse).
Charlotte Christian: Will Stillman (Wofford, baseball).
Charlotte Latin: Lindsay Bosek (James Madison, swimming), Michael Massardo (North Carolina, baseball).
Providence High: Mireya Braxton (Charlotte, volleyball), Madeline Keeley (N.C. State, diving), Austin Snyder (N.C. State, swimming), Ryan Wilkinson (N.C. State, swimming), Kevin Glenn (Penn State, swimming), Jackson Campana (Clemson, baseball), Ty Buttrey (Arkansas, baseball), Elena Covert (North Carolina, softball), Megan Brady (Winthrop, lacrosse).
Providence Day: Austin Brown (Coastal Carolina, women's lacrosse), Tiffany Mitchell (South Carolina, basketball), Olivia Parker (Gardner-Webb, basketball), Andrew Pope (Davidson, baseball).
United Faith: Braxton Ogbueze (Florida, basketball), Peter Jurkin (Indiana, basketball).