Former pro hosting hoops clinics

LAURINBURG —Wagram native and former professionial basketball player Lorinza “Junior” Harrington has created a program titled “Student Athletes in Training” and beginning today, he is bringing athletic conditioning classes and basketball skill clinics to the area.

Set to take place at the Unionville Recreation Center at 19400 Blakely Road, the condition classes, which are geared towards sixth graders and up, will take place today, Thursday, June 22, 24, 26, and 29.

The basketball training clinics, which will last one hour and are available for one, three or seven sessions, are meant for kids ages 8-18. On June 30, former University of North Carolina star point guard Ed Cota will help Harrington lead a two-hour clinic that focuses on offensive skills, ball-handling and passing.

Harrington is also hosting a three-day basketball camp beginning next Monday and ending next Wednesday that will cost $60. It will include T-shirts, lunch and prizes.

For more information, call 704-299-4473 or email Harrington at

Summer tennis clinics

The Scotland County Tennis Center will host tennis clinics for youth beginning Monday.

Kids from kindergarten through second grade will practice from 9-9:45 a.m. for $15 a week. Third grade and up will practice from 9-10:30 a.m. and it will cost $20 per week.

For more information, call 910-277-2592.

Basketball camp

Scotland High School basketball coach Michael Malpass will host a summer basketball camp at the Wagram Recreation Center beginning Monday.

Set to take place Monday through Friday, the camp will cost $35 for the week, or $10 a day and it is set begin at 9 a.m. and end at 11:45 each morning.

Registration can be completed at Scotland Place at 1210 Turnpike Road or in Wagram the day of the camps. For more information, call 910-277-2585.