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Messenger Sports Briefs for October 3

Messenger Sports Briefs for October 3
Briefly

Lady Rebels earn 3rd
while running at TCA

The Obion Central girls’ cross country team finished third at the Trinity Christian Academy Invitational Tuesday afternoon.
Kelsey Barnes and Jordan Jones each medaled in the race for the Lady Rebels.
Meanwhile, Joshua Gale medaled for the OC boys’ team with a time of 17:37.
OC hosts a meet next Tuesday at Ridgemont with a start time of 4:30.

Victorious Pop team
finishes at 9-under

Poplar Meadows Country Club held its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 9-under par.
The winning team included Rodger Tanner, Mike Hayes, Michael Hayes, Phillip White, Bruce Moss and Bedford Dunavant.
Finishing in second at 8-under par was the team of Bruce Culver, Jere Baldridge, Matt Russell, Bobby Russell, Eddie Thompson and Tracy Bruff.
The weekly scramble begins at 5:30 p.m. each week. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.
The fee includes dinner.
Anyone interested in participating should call 885-3650 by 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Punt, pass and kick
set for Saturday in UC

The NFL Pepsi Punt Pass and Kick competition will be held Saturday at War Memorial Stadium in Union City.
The event, which is open to boys and girls ages 8 through 15 will start at 10 a.m. with registration set for an hour earlier.
At the event, youthswill be allowed to showcase their talents in punting, passing and kicking with scores based on consistency and accuracy.
Age classifications are based upon Dec. 31 of the current year.
Parents are reminded to bring a copy of a birth certificate for any child wishing to participate in the event that is being hosted by the Junior Tornado Football League.
For more information, contact Wayne Baker at 446-4115.

Youth Tennis League
starting in Union City

The Union City Children’s Tennis League will be holding registration Saturday at the Union City Middle School courts.
Registration is free for the league, which is to be sponsored by the Union City Civitans and open to children ages 6 through high school.
Extra rackets will be on hand for those youth who do not have one, according to a league spokesperson.
For more information, contact Margie Smith at 885-9730.

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