ULSC to celebrate first anniversary with softball tourney
Guyana Chronicle article.
Georgetown, Guyana - The Unity Lancaster Sports Club (ULSC) will, on October 12, celebrate its first anniversary and to mark the occasion the club will stage a grand knockout softball competition this Sunday at their venue from 10:00hrs.
Over $100 000 in cash and prizes will be at stake during the day’s activities and apart from trophies, the champion team will receive a ram (sheep), while the losing finalists will collect a ram (goat).
According to a release from the ULSC, balls will be provided for the competition, which is open to all teams who are asked to pay an entrance fee of $1 200 each, with registration being conducted through R. Goolghar on 671-9076.
The ULSC release stated, “The achievements of the club during the past year include erecting billboards to honour cricket legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul and past president of the Guyana Cricket Board, Chetram Singh.
The launching of a cricket academy for the youths, holding a fun park for children in the community, acquiring a boxing gym, purchasing uniforms for the club’s Under-15, Senior and Over-40 teams, handing out bursaries to top SSEE students and equipping the pavilions with chairs and dominoes tables were also done by the club.”
A raffle was held and more than $500 000 was expended to improve the ground and main pavilion. The club also plans to establish a karate section shortly, as well as organise gifts for hundreds of children during the upcoming Christmas season and give free lessons to students preparing for SSEE, coupled with a medical outreach and blood drive.