Area sports briefs
From staff reports
The late Johnny Shives will be honored for the service as an umpire in the South Atlantic League.
John Moss, president of the league, announced Shives will be inducted into the league’s Hall of Fame at a ceremony Tuesday at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Shives, who made his home in Salisbury, umpired almost 50 years for high school, American Legion, college and professional baseball.
He started his umpiring career in about 1945 after being released from the armed service following World War II.
Most of his last years were spent with the South Atlantic Class A League. He passed away 13 years ago.
n Intimidators winThe Kannapolis Intimidators survived a rain delay of 1 hour, 27 minutes and beat the Lexington Legends 12-8 at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium on Saturday.
Kannapolis scored four in the fourth and four in the seventh.
Matt Inouye extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a 5-for-5 effort. Lyndon Estill was 3-for-5 with two doubles. Mark Fleisher hit his first homer.
Jason Rice was the winning pitcher and retired 10 in a row at one point.
The Intimidators wrap up the first half of the South Atlantic League season and the four-game set tonight against Lexington.
n Collins shoots 75
Will Collins (Salisbury) fired his third straight 75 in the N.C. Amateur Golf Championship at Raleigh Country Club.
Collins is at 12-over 225. Leader Kevin O’Connell of Cary is even par after three rounds.
n Coastal Plain LeagueDaniel Wagner (South Rowan) leads the Asheboro Copperheads with a .375 batting average and 10 RBIs.
n Wade Moore (West Rowan) went 3-for-3 for Forest City and scored twice in an 8-4 victory over Martinsville on Friday.
n Carson hoops camp
The second annual Cougar Basketball Camp will take place July 14-17 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Carson gym.
The camp is for boys and girls who will be in grades second-through-six next school year.
All campers will receive T-shirts, and awards will be given for free-throw and hot-shot contests.
Cost is $55.
For more information, contact Brian Perry at (704) 855-5039.
n Kannapolis camp
A.L. Brown basketball camp dates are June 16-19, July 7-10 and July 28-31.
Camp runs from 9-1 each day at Kannapolis Middle School.
Cost is $55 for each week.
Contact A.L. Brown coach Shelwyn Klutz at 704-933-5241.
n South Men of SummerThe South Rowan coaching staff invites all young men who are interested in playing football this fall at South to join the Men of Summer program.
The program runs from 7-10 a.m. Monday-Thursday and will start its first session on Monday, June 16.
All young men need to be at the fieldhouse by 6:50 a.m.
The first official day of football practice is Aug. 1.
Please contact coach Jason Rollins at 704-762-0268 if you have any questions concerning Men of Summer.
n Carson volleyball camp Carson coach Trish Hester will conduct a volleyball camp at the school on June 23-26 from 9 a.m. until noon daily.
The cost is $75 and includes a camp T-shirt.
Players should contact Hester at 704-855-5026.