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Messenger Sports Briefs for April 30

Messenger Sports Briefs for April 30
Briefly

Weekly Pop scramble
goes to scorecard

Poplar Meadows Country Club held its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 7-under par.
The winning team included Jeff Stone, Tommy Lemons, Ken Courtwright and Raymond Hendrix.
Also shooting 7-under par, but finishing in second after a scorecard playoff, was the team of Jack Buckland, Justin Keathley, Mason Storey, Kyle Hitt and Ben Hopkins; and the team of Ron Cooper, Lynn Jenkins, Wynn Burnett, Clint Damron, Scott Critchlow, Jody Kizer and Alan Knapp.
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.

Amateur golf events
scheduled in Mayfield

The Mayfield Graves Country Club is scheduled to host a pair of amateur golf tournments in the coming months.
The West Kentucky Ladies’ Amateur Tournament is slated for May 22-23 with two rounds of golf scheduled.
The event is open to all amateur female golfers and flights will be determined after the first day’s scores.
The entry fee for the women’s tournament is $90.
The West Kentucky Men’s Amateur Tourn-ament is set for June 12-13. It is also a two-round event, open to all male amateur golfers.
Lunch will be provided on both days of both tournaments at the course and tee times are available from 7 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. for the event.
For more information, call (270) 247-1862 or visit www.mayfieldgravescountryclub.com.

Arkansas gridiron duo
facing drug charges

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — University of Arkansas officials say two football players were arrested on drug possession charges earlier this week.
Zack Higbee, a spokesman for the athletic department, confirmed Wednesday that the players are 19-year-old David Gordon and 20-year-old Hunter Miller. Both are  defensive backs.
Campus police say the two were arrested Monday evening after an officer noticed the two sitting in a parked car. Police say marijuana smoke drifted out of the car door when opened and a “plastic baggie of green leafy substance” was in plain sight.
Kelly Cantrell of the Washington County sheriff’s office says the two players were booked on charges of possession of a controlled substance and released later on individual $660 bonds.

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