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Messenger Sports Briefs for July 9

Messenger Sports Briefs for July 9

Trio scramble at Pop
set for later this month

Poplar Meadows Country Club will be hosting its annual three-man scramble July 26-27.
The field will be limited to the first 52 teams entered, with equal cash payouts in each of the four flights.
First place will pay $700, second place $500, third place $300 and fourth place $200 in each flight (based on a full field).
The entry fee is $210 per team, which includes a steak dinner, a daily mulligan, closest to the hole prizes, range balls and on-course beverages.
There will be a shotgun start each day at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., with a Calcutta and dinner at 7 p.m. Saturday.
For more information, contact Tiger Haag at 885-3650.

New addition Keck
leads UC to victory

New addition Jonathon Keck made an immediate impact in the Union City Greyhounds’ 10-9 victory over the Marion Bobcats.
Keck went 5-for-5 with a two-run homer and the game winning hit in the bottom of the ninth.
Tyler Acker also added a trio of RBI to help UC at the plate.
The final game of the three-game set at Elam Stadium is scheduled for tonight (weather permitting) at 7:05.
Miles Scribner was strong in a long relief outing. Scribner held the Bobcats in check for 51/3 innings to allowing the Hounds to crawl back into the game after being down early 6-0. Jud Stoltz earned the triumph for Union City.

W’ridge gal winners
have slim advantage

Beverly Rice, Evelyn Whitten, Lee Ann Cheatham, Laurie Higdon and Kathy Barker combined to take first place with a score of 4-under-par in the weekly women’s scramble at Wynridge Greens in Troy Tuesday evening.
Shelly Stout, Teresa Scott, Theresa Harbor, Mary Ruth Wiseman and Shirley Hardin finished in second place with a final score of 3-under.
Wynridge Greens holds its weekly women’s scramble every Tuesday evening.
For more information, contact the course at 536-4653.

Sportsmanship award
goes to Jacksonville St.

On Tuesday, the Ohio Valley Conference announced that Jacksonville State University is the recipient of the 2007-08 Team Sportsmanship Award for baseball.
Jacksonville State finished the 2008 season with a 37-21 overall record.

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