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Messenger Sports Briefs for August 13

Messenger Sports Briefs for August 13

Football preview tab
just seven days away

It’s coming.
The Messenger’s widely-acclaimed annual preseason football tabloid will be a part of next Thursday’s edition of the paper.
The much-anticipated preview section, voted the “Best Special Section” of any kind in the state by the Tennessee Press Association last year, will feature in-depth previews of the Union City, Obion Central, South Fulton and Fulton City football programs.
Information, statistics and photos on 35 teams in all will also included in the tab, including clubs from District 13A, 14A, 13AA and 14AA, along with the Kentucky First District.
Feature stories covering the TSSAA’s new heat policy, the debuting playoff “Z” plan, pre-game prayer and area coaching changes are also among the recommended reading in the section.

Winning team at Pop
shoots 10-under-par

Poplar Meadows Country Club held its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 10-under par.
The winning team included Eddie Thompson, Matt Russell, Bobby Russell, Rick Smith and Bruce Culver.
Finishing in second at 7-under par was the team of Herman Jenkins, Amos Davis, Gary Gill and Tiger Haag; and the team of Jody Kizer, Mike Revell, Terry Wiseman, Eric Stansbury, Dan Frankum and Clint Damron.
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.

Mayfield Country Club
hosting 3-man scramble

The Mayfield-Graves Country Club is hosting a three-man scramble Sept. 26 and 27.
The event will begin at 9 a.m. Entry fee is $195 per team which includes one practice round the week of the tournament.
The field is limited to the first 40 paid teams and only amateur golfers are eligible to participate.
Golfers are encouraged to bring their own carts. There are a limited number of rental carts available for $20 per person on the day of the event. Each cart can only carry two people.
Lunch, which is not included in the entry fee, will be available on both days of the tournament. No private coolers will be allowed.
For more information, contact MGCC at 270-247-1862.

New UK mentor Cal
sells Memphis home

MEMPHIS (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has sold his Memphis home, but for less than he paid for it nine years ago.
Documents filed Wednesday by the Shelby County Register of Deeds show Calipari and his wife, Sue Ellen, sold the house last week for just over $1.4 million.
The sale, first reported by Memphis newspapers, was $70,000 below what the Caliparis paid for the house in 2000.
The five-bedroom house went up for sale with an asking price of $1.7 million when Calipari left the Memphis Tigers in April to take the coaching job at Kentucky.
The house has five bedrooms, four baths, two half-baths and swimming pool.

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