Visitors Guide - Welcome to Sandhills Community College

Visitors Guide - Welcome to Sandhills Community College


Location Pinehurst, NC

Founded 1964

Nickname Flyers

Colors Cardinal and Graphite

Affiliation NJCAA Region X



President Dr. John Dempsey

VP For College Initiatives Ron Layne

Athletic Director Mike Apple

Associate Athletic Director Ryan & Alicia Riggan

Police & Public Safety Director Dwight Threet

Physical Education Department Chair Tim Nocton



All numbers have 910 area code

Sandhills Switchboard 692-6185

Emergency please dial 911

Sandhills on the internet

Athletics Website

Mailing and Physical Address: Sandhills Community College

Athletic Department

3395 Airport Road

Pinehurst, NC 28374



Athletic Director, Mike Apple

Men’s Basketball,



Women’s Volleyball, Alicia Riggan



Women’s Golf, Herb Pike



Men’s Golf, Gus Ulrich



Men’s and Women’s Cross County, Jeff Moody




We consider it a privilege to host you and your team



(Closest to SCC)


7451 NC- 22 Carthage,

NC 28327 (2 miles)

Phone: (910) 949-0483

Domino’s Pizza:

7451 NC- 22 Carthage,

NC 28327 (2 miles)

Phone: (910) 949-3300

Number 1 China:

444 Mill Creek Rd.

Southern Pines,

NC 28387 (1 mile)

Phone: (910) 695-0088

*miles represent distance from college



Homewood Suites


250 Central Park Avenue

Pinehurst, NC 28374

(910) 255-0300

5 Miles

Comfort Inn:

9801 US Highway 15 501

Pinehurst, NC 28374

(910) 215-5500

4.24 miles from SCC

Other hotels in the area are:

Springhill Suites, Residence Inn, Super 8, Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn and Suites, and TownPlace Suites.


Restaurants: (In the area)

Red Bowl Asian Bistro:

10820 S US Hwy 15-501

Southern Pines, NC 28387 (1.9 miles)

Phone: (910) 684-8403


190 Brucewood Road, Southern Pines,

NC 28387 (1.5 miles)

Phone: (910) 365-2000

Longhorn Steakhouse:

194 Brucewood Road, Southern Pines,

NC 28387 (1.5 miles)

Phone: (910) 246-1679

Hickory Tavern:

9735 U.S. 15, Pinehurst,

NC 28374

(Right beside Comfort Inn Hotel)

Phone: (828) 322-2699

Buffalo Wild Wings:

1640 US Highway 1, Southern Pines,

NC 28387 (3 miles)

Phone: (910) 684-8005

*miles represent distance from hotel

Golden Corral Buffet:

265 Turner Street, Aberdeen

Phone: (910) 695-9023

Texas Roadhouse:

1301 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen

Phone: (910) 944-7444


Check In/Passes

When each coach arrives at gym please check in at the admission table to receive your Hospitality passes and submit pass list. Only immediate family of coaches and college administrators will be ad-mitted to the games via a pass list. Each team is responsible for turning in a pass list at check in.

Game Recording

Any DVD recording for personal use must be recorded by the individual teams themselves. Filming must take place on the floor or in the upstairs lofted area.

Athletic Training

Services such as taping and wrapping will be provided as long as each team brings their own kit or supplies. Water will be available during the games and ice will be available after. The athletic trainer will be located near the entrance by the training room during games.


If you bring cheerleaders, please inform them that it will be necessary for them to dress in their uni-forms at the hotel because all dressing rooms will be utilized by the participating teams. When cheer-leaders are in uniform they will be admitted in free.



Games are played in Heins Gymnasium (The Hangar) on the campus of Sandhills Community College. Parking is available to the Joplin Lot just beside the softball field. Enter the Dempsey Student Center and The Hangar is around the stairs to the left. Your lockeroom will be located in The Dempsey Center and will be marked. You will be given a key to lock the room during your visit.


One seat will be reserved for a scorer form the visiting team beside the official scorer and is marked so. Should additional spaces be needed for statistics, etc. please make those prior to the game date and every possible effort will be made to accommodate your support- staff. Additional spaces will likely be through an additional table next to your bench


Popcorn, drinks and candy are available at home games.