Will Haus wins all-America lacrosse honors at Duke
Less than a week after being name a scholar all-American, former Chapel Hillian Will Haus has been named a first-team all-American by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. Haus, who graduated this spring from Duke, was joined on the USILA team by fellow Blue Devil Myles Jones, the nation’s top-scoring midfielder.
Haus is a son of former UNC head coach John Haus, now head coach at Lebanon Valley College, and a younger brother of former Chapel Hill High School player John Haus, who went on to star at Maryland.
Labeled by the Blue Devil staff as “arguably, Duke’s most important player,” Will Haus led Duke’s defense as the nation’s premier short-stick, defensive midfielder throughout much of his career. He led all non-faceoff specialists with a career-high 57 ground balls and 13 caused turnovers.
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A 2014 honorable mention All-American, Haus collected a career-high matching six loose balls against both North Carolina and Stony Brook this season.
Haus completed his career with 186 ground balls and 33 caused turnovers on the defensive end of the field. Offensively, he scored 24 goals with 12 assists for 36 points. A senior captain, he was a significant part of a senior class that went 60-19, won consecutive NCAA titles, an ACC title and advanced to three straight championship weekends.
Summer basketball camps for youths open for registration
Registration is open for summer basketball camps in the area. They include:
▪ The Edge Basketball Camp that runs July 20-24, and the The Edge, “Nothing But Net” (now a week-long camp) that runs July 27-31. Both camps, for boys and girls rising into grades 3 through 9 this summer, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. each day at Smith Middle School.
To obtain an application or for more information, see www.theedgebasketballcamp.com or contact Coach Paul Kieckbusch, camp director, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by cell phone at 919-452-0444
▪ The 20th annual “Hoops at East” Summer Basketball Academy will be held July 6-10 at East Chapel Hill. It will run 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. It’s open to rising third- through ninth-graders.
For more information, or to have a camp application mailed or emailed to your home, please phone Coach Ray Hartsfield at 969-2482, ext. 27423, or 919-308-1350. Please leave you phone number and/or email address.
Chapel Hill Rec offering summer programs
The Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for a variety of upcoming sports.
Youth Volleyball Clinics: For ages 10-12, with two sessions — July 20-24, and July 27-31, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Registration costs $75 for residents of Orange County, $90 for others. The deadline for registration is July 17 or when classes arer full.
Tennis Classes: For youth and adults, limited to 8 participants per class, beginner to intermediate levels.
Coed Softball League: Games on Mondays and Wednesdays. Registration is $600 per team (based on a 6-team league) plus a $5 surcharge for each out-of-county player.
Flag Football: For ages 5-6. Registration costs $50 for residents, $60 for others.
Tackle Football: Teams for ages 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12. Registration costs $60 for residents, $72 for out-of-county players.
Jump Start Sports Camps: For grades 1-6. Camps include: Olympics Camp, World Cup Soccer Camp, Lacrosse Camp, All Star Baseball and Softball Camp, and Cheerleading Camp. All camps are held at Southern Community Park in June and July.
Youth Summer Basketball: For ages 10-18. Costs $530 per team plus a $5 surcharge for each non-resident. Registration ends May 27 or when full.
Adult Summer Basketball: For ages 18 and older. Costs $550 per team plus a $5 surcharge for each non-resident; a $200 deposit is due at signup. Registration ends May 29 or until full.
Pickleball: Open to all ages, these games at the Chapel Hill Community Center and Hargraves Community Center are free. Times vary upon location.
Please call the Chapel Hill Parks & Recreation Department, 968-2736 for more information.
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